Herald Independent- RSS sports Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/sports http://heraldindependent.com/section/sports Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:01:11 EST 1800 Youth baseball sign-ups continue http://heraldindependent.com/news/baseball-news-sports/150148247/Youth-baseball-sign-ups-continue WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Recreation Department is holding registration for boys/girls basketball. Sign-up for children ages 4-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-15 will be held until Nov. 21. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:15:06 EST Richard Winn on the road Friday, looking for win #9 http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150175030/Richard-Winn-on-the-road-Friday-looking-for-win-#9 WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy (8-0, 5-0) travels to Greenwood in search of its ninth win of the season against Greenwood Christian School (6-1, 5-0). Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:55:06 EST Griffins looking for lucky win number 7 http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150191200/Griffins-looking-for-lucky-win-number-7 WINNSBORO — For the second week in a row, the Fairfield Central Griffins (6-1, 3-0) will take the show on a road against a tough regional opponent, the Pelion Panthers (5-2,2-1). Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:50:03 EST Keselowski grabs Nationwide Series victory at Charlotte http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150162971/Keselowski-grabs-Nationwide-Series-victory-at-Charlotte CONCORD, N.C. — In the closing laps of Friday night's Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, with an air of inevitability, Brad Keselowski tracked down teammate Ryan Blaney and made the pass for the win on Lap 187 of... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:15:15 EST Harvick advances, tempers flare after the Charlotte race http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150163617/Harvick-advances-tempers-flare-after-the-Charlotte-race CONCORD, N.C. — The Closer finally closed the deal, and the door swung almost shut on Dale Earnhardt Jr., six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and 2012 champion Brad Keselowski. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:14:07 EST Talladega is a must-win scenario for three notable drivers http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150163244/Talladega-is-a-must-win-scenario-for-three-notable-drivers CONCORD, N.C. — When the smoke cleared, the dust settled, and the fists stopped flying on Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, three of the most high-profile drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series were back where they... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:14:03 EST Carolina football practice report http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150116316/Carolina-football-practice-report COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Gamecocks (3-3, 2-3 SEC) worked out Wednesday afternoon at the Bluff Road practice fields. The Gamecocks are enjoying their bye week this week before hosting Furman (2-4) on Saturday, October 18, at Williams-Brice... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:46:04 EST FCHS Griffins hand Newberry Bulldogs 33-8 region loss http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150143900/FCHS-Griffins-hand-Newberry-Bulldogs-33-8-region-loss NEWBERRY — Before Newberry High School could score its first points of the night at home against Fairfield Central High School on Friday, the Griffins had already managed a 31-point run. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:03:01 EST Eagles continue to put the win in Richard Winn Academy http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150142395/Eagles-continue-to-put-the-win-in-Richard-Winn-Academy WINNSBORO — The Richard Winn Academy Eagles (8-0) won their eighth game of the season against Wardlaw Academy (3-4) by a comfortable 31-point margin. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:02:00 EST Well -traveled, and traveling well: Rebels pick up their fifth win of the season in Fort Mill http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150133865/Well--traveled-and-traveling-well:-Rebels-pick-up-their-fifth-win-of-the-season-in-Fort-Mill FORT MILL — The Mid-Carolina High School Rebels(5-2) exploded for 21 first half points on their way to their fifth win of the season against Indian Land High School (3-4), but what may have been the most important play of the night didn't... Sat, 11 Oct 2014 00:27:01 EST Missed opportunity: Earnhardt wrecks while leading at Kansas http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150072024/Missed-opportunity:-Earnhardt-wrecks-while-leading-at-Kansas KANSAS CITY, Kan. – It was with a sense of renewed hope that Dale Earnhardt Jr. began Sunday's opening race of the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at Kansas Speedway. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:51:02 EST The quick fix for the victims of Kansas? Win at Charlotte http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150072129/The-quick-fix-for-the-victims-of-Kansas-Win-at-Charlotte KANSAS CITY, Kan. — There's one gigantic mulligan available on Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway — just one.And three drivers in particular will be fighting tooth-and-nail to take advantage of it. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:48:05 EST Johnson’s championship hopes take hit in Kansas http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150072080/Johnsons-championship-hopes-take-hit-in-Kansas KANSAS CITY, Kan. – When Jimmie Johnson emerged from the infield care center about a quarter of the way through Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway, there was nothing wrong with him physically. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:41:08 EST Griffins headed to Newberry after week off http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150083781/Griffins-headed-to-Newberry-after-week-off WINNSBORO — Two high school football teams remain unbeaten within the AA Region III — Newberry High School (5-11, 2-0) and Fairfield Central High School (5-1, 2-0).Those two teams play this week. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:31:12 EST RWA Eagles eye eighth win http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150076995/RWA-Eagles-eye-eighth-win WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy (7-0,4-0) hopes to continue flying high against Wardlaw Academy (3-3, 2-3). Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:31:09 EST South Carolina State Law http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150118227/South-Carolina-State-Law Among the requirements of South Carolina in regard to school sports and concussions: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:30:14 EST Lady Eagle’s volleyball team hopes for a spike in success http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150096066/Lady-Eagles-volleyball-team-hopes-for-a-spike-in-success WINNSBORO — The volleyball regular season ended for the Richard Winn Lady Eagles with Tuesday's final match played at Anderson Christian. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:30:07 EST Youth football coming back to Winnsboro http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150044352/Youth-football-coming-back-to-Winnsboro WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Recreation Youth Football is back on the field this October at Drawdy Park in Winnsboro. With three teams ages 8-10 and two teams ages 11-12, youngsters will get a taste of some of their first action in tackle... Thu, 9 Oct 2014 08:08:04 EST Eagles fly by Carolina Academy, 49-28 http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150060225/Eagles-fly-by-Carolina-Academy-49-28 WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy (7-0) kept its perfect season intact by a healthy margin with a 49-28 win against Carolina Academy (4-2) on Friday night.The victory also improved their regional record to 4-0. Tue, 7 Oct 2014 09:26:02 EST Youth soccer kicks off for Fairfield Rec http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150063463/Youth-soccer-kicks-off-for-Fairfield-Rec WINNSBORO – Fairfield County youngsters will step between the touchlines Oct. 9 for the start of youth soccer. Games kickoff at 6 p.m. at Drawdy Park in Winnsboro. Thu, 9 Oct 2014 08:08:07 EST