Herald Independent- RSS SPORTS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/SPORTS http://heraldindependent.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:41:47 EST 1800 Richard Winn brings Eight-Man championship home http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/150644039/Richard-Winn-brings-Eight-Man-championship-home SUMTER — The South Carolina Independent School Association Eight-Man Championship game was business as usual for Richard Winn Academy. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:16:03 EST Wallace holds off pole sitter to win at Homestead http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150566792/Wallace-holds-off-pole-sitter-to-win-at-Homestead HOMESTEAD, Fla. — After breathtaking three-wide racing during the final 20-lap green-flag run, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. held off hard-charging Keystone Light Polesitter Kyle Larson to win Friday night's Ford EcoBoost 200... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:21:02 EST Newberry Bulldogs bulldoze Fairfield Central Griffins, 16-3. http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150635609/Newberry-Bulldogs-bulldoze-Fairfield-Central-Griffins-16-3. WINNSBORO — Fairfield Central High School's run comes to an end after a 16-3, loss at the hands of the Newberry High School Bulldogs. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:36:01 EST Harvick’s first Sprint Cup title a total team effort http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/150566415/Harvicks-first-Sprint-Cup-title-a-total-team-effort HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Kevin Harvick walked into his post-race press conference munching a slice of pepperoni pizza. He ended it with 2-year-old son Keelan on his lap and walked out of the room with a bottle of his sponsor's beer in his... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:28:06 EST Richard Winn playing for a state championship http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150610385/Richard-Winn-playing-for-a-state-championship SUMTER — It doesn't take an Eagle eye for Richard Winn Academy to see a potential championship. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:35:06 EST Fairfield Central hosting Newberry in Round 3 of Upper State title tilt http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150597804/Fairfield-Central-hosting-Newberry-in-Round-3-of-Upper-State-title-tilt WINNSBORO — Newberry is an old opponent for Fairfield Central High School. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:20:01 EST Newman comes up just short in quest for first Sprint Cup title http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150566509/Newman-comes-up-just-short-in-quest-for-first-Sprint-Cup-title HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Without a victory this season, Ryan Newman couldn't really point fingers at anyone when his heroic quest for a NASCAR Sprint Cup championship came up one position short Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:24:05 EST Catastrophe on pit road ruins Logano’s title run http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150566598/Catastrophe-on-pit-road-ruins-Loganos-title-run HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Joey Logano sat on pit road in his No. 22 Team Penske Ford for what seemed an eternity, as his crewman tried in vain to get a jack under the left side of the car. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:18:01 EST Crafton first back-to-back champ in CWTS history http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/150566657/Crafton-first-back-to-back-champ-in-CWTS-history HOMESTEAD, Fla. – After becoming the first driver to ever win consecutive NASCAR Camping World Truck Series titles, Matt Crafton could talk about making history. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:03:01 EST Kenseth holds off Larson for Nationwide win at Homestead http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/150566706/Kenseth-holds-off-Larson-for-Nationwide-win-at-Homestead HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Charging away from a pack of pursuers on the final restart, Matt Kenseth scored his first NASCAR Nationwide Series win since October of last year in Saturday's Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:10:05 EST Richard Winn crushes Andrew Jackson Academy on way to next round http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/150554112/Richard-Winn-crushes-Andrew-Jackson-Academy-on-way-to-next-round WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy's Eagles squared off against Andrew Jackson Academy's Confederates on Friday night to determine who would be going to the state finals. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:01:02 EST Fairfield Central dispatches Strom Thurmond, 34-7 http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150559574/Fairfield-Central-dispatches-Strom-Thurmond-34-7 WINNSBORO — Another week and another group of Rebels resulted in another Fairfield Central High School playoff victory. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:41:01 EST Newman clinches spot in Chase for Sprint Cup title http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150532507/Newman-clinches-spot-in-Chase-for-Sprint-Cup-title AVONDALE, Ariz. – The right side of Ryan Newman's Caterpillar Mining Chevrolet bore more than a few dents and scuffs, emblematic of its epic struggle on the track. Sat, 15 Nov 2014 13:04:01 EST Keselowski wins at Phoenix http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/150532504/Keselowski-wins-at-Phoenix AVONDALE, Ariz. — Brad Keselowski took advantage of a late-race caution to edge Kyle Busch for a Nationwide Series victory at Phoenix International Raceway, but Chase Elliott was the day's big winner at Saturday's DAV 200 - Honoring... Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:35:01 EST By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service http://heraldindependent.com/news/sports/150532516/By-Reid-Spencer-NASCAR-Wire-Service AVONDALE, Ariz. — With lights flickering around Phoenix International Raceway, polesitter Erik Jones won Friday night's Lucas Oil 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race when the second power failure of the evening halted the race after... Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:11:06 EST Elliott is youngest NASCAR series champion http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/150533528/Elliott-is-youngest-NASCAR-series-champion AVONDALE, Ariz. — What do you do when you accomplish your goals a year early? Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:11:04 EST Elliott is youngest NASCAR series champion http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-sports/150532529/Elliott-is-youngest-NASCAR-series-champion AVONDALE, Ariz. — What do you do when you accomplish your goals a year early? Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:09:02 EST Griffins score 34; show Strom Thurmond High School the door. http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150551247/Griffins-score-34;-show-Strom-Thurmond-High-School-the-door. Another week and another group of Rebels resulted in another Fairfield Central High School playoff victory. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:03:01 EST Fairfield Rec crowns 49ers football champ http://heraldindependent.com/news/news-sports/150479954/Fairfield-Rec-crowns-49ers-football-champ WINNSBORO − After a month of tackle football, the 49ers' 11-12 youth tackle football team has earned the Fairfield County Rec League championship. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:34:05 EST Griffins go for seconds in the playoff victory buffet http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150512115/Griffins-go-for-seconds-in-the-playoff-victory-buffet WINNSBORO — When the going gets tough, the Griffins hope to get going. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:41:05 EST