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11-noon—The Gospel Show with Daniel Prince

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5:30-6 p.m.--5:30 News Report

6-6:20 p.m.--SC Sports Talk

6:20 p.m.--Atlanta Braves Baseball--Pittsburgh Pirates at Atlanta

After the game-6 a.m.--Today's best country and some hits from yesterday


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Sports For 5/22/17

Dixie Youth baseball will be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Youth Minors, Rotary Club will take on Edwards Tax beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Kingsmore Construction vs. Founders beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 1. In Machine Pitch Seniors, Allstate will take on New Horizon beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Founders vs. Affordable Title Loans beginning at 7. Both of those games will be played on Field 3. In O'Zone, Crisp & Son will take on Union NCO Club beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Brown's Roofing vs. Lions Club beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 4. In Tee Ball, Buffalo Pawn Shop will take on Backdraft Customs beginning at 6 at the South Hills Tee Ball Field.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, D&S will take on Peahuff Auto & Diesel on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Belles, State Farm will take on P&C on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, Woodmen Chapter 323 will take on Civitan on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Darlings, La Fogata will take on Affordable Title Loans on Field 6 beginning at 5:30.

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The Miracle League of Union will also be playing tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. At 6:00, Civitan will take on Rippy's, and at 7:00, Fantastics will take on Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction in a 1-inning tournament game. Following that game will be Buffalo Pawn taking on the winner of the 6:00 game in a 1-inning tournament game.

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The Clemson Tigers ended their 2017 regular season this weekend by losing 2 of 3 games to NC State. The Tigers fell  3-2 on Thursday night and 12-10 on Friday night, before rebounding to win 15-6 on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers will now head into the ACC Tournament as defending champions. Clemson will play Duke at 7:00 on Tuesday in their first game of the tournament.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks finished out their 2017 regular season with their 8th-straight SEC series loss over the weekend, as they lost 2 of 3 to the Georgia Bulldogs at Founders Park. The Gamecocks fell 6-3 on Thursday night, lost 5-4 on Friday night, and rebounded to win 10-0 on Saturday. The Gamecocks will now enter the SEC Tournament as an 11 seed and will play their first game on Tuesday at 10:30 AM vs. Vanderbilt.

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The Atlanta Braves took 2 of 3 from the Washington Nationals over the weekend to improve to 18-23 overall and move into 2nd place in the NL East. The Braves won 7-4 on Friday, won 5-2 on Saturday, and fell to the Nationals 3-2 on Sunday afternoon. The Braves will be back in action tonight, as they host the Pittsburgh Pirates for a 4-game series at SunTrust Park. Mike Foltynewicz will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Pirates starter Gerrit Cole. First pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut from 6:00-6:20 tonight leading up to the pregame coverage of Atlanta Braves baseball, as they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. Pregame coverage is set to begin at 6:20, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

Sports For 5/19/17

Dixie Youth baseball will be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Youth Minors, Rotary Club will take on Humphries beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Founders vs. Edwards Tax beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 1. In Machine Pitch Seniors, Affordable Title Loans will take on D&S Land Surveying beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Founders vs. State Farm beginning at 7:00.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. There will be 2 games in Dixie Belles tonight. Founders will take on P&C beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by NAPA vs. State Farm beginning at 7:00. Both of those games will be played on Field 7. In Dixie Ponytails, VitaLink will take on 1st Franklin on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Darlings, Rotary will take on Union Kar Connection on Field 6 beginning at 5:30.

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The Clemson Tigers fell 3-2 to the NC State Wolfpack in Game 1 of their 3-game weekend series on Thursday night. Clemson will look to rebound tonight as they will take on NC State for Game 2 of the series. Alex Eubanks will be on the mound for the Tigers. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 6:30.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks fell to the Georgia Bulldogs 6-3 on Thursday night in Game 1 of their weekend series at Founders Park. The Gamecocks will be back in action tonight as Adam Hill will take the mound for the Gamecocks. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Atlanta Braves were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays 9-0 on Thursday night in the final game of a 4-game home-and-home series. The Braves will be back in action tonight as they host the Washington Nationals. RA Dickey will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Nationals starter Gio Gonzalez. First pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut from 6:00-6:20 tonight leading up to the pregame coverage of Atlanta Braves baseball, as they host the Washington Nationals. Airtime will be 6:20, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

Sports For 5/18/17

The Union County High School varsity softball team won the 4A state championship on Wednesday night with a 5-2 win over Hartsville. The game was tied 1-1 entering the top of the 7th when Hartsville scored a run to take a 2-1 lead. However, in the bottom of the 7th, the Lady Jackets were able to tie the game at 2 and then win the game on a 3-run walk-off HR by Ashley Vinson. The Lady Jackets are now state champions for the 3rd time in 4 years. Everyone at WBCU congratulates the Lady Jackets on their state championship and look forward to another successful year next year. 

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34-year-old Jesse Dyar was named the new head baseball coach at Union County High School. Dyar's former coaching experience includes a stint at Dorman and 9 years at Point University in GA. In addition to coaching, he will also teach at the UCHS Career Center. Coach Dyar has a wife and three daughters.

 

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Booster Club representatives Roger Bailey and Jerry Williams gave the Booster Club Scholarships to Brooke Smith and Chase Vinson. Sandra Moss awarded the Bob Dunlap Memorial Scholarship to Ashley Vinson and AJ Hunter. Congratulations to these student-athletes.

 

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Dixie Youth baseball will get back in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Machine Pitch Juniors, El Poblano will take on Gestamp beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by P&C vs. La Fogata beginning at 6:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 1. In Machine Pitch Seniors, Timken will take on New Horizon beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by D&S Land Surveying vs. Affordable Title Loans beginning at 7:00. Both of those games will be played on Field 3. In O'Zone, Lions Club will take on Brown's Roofing beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Union NCO Club vs. Crisp & Son beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 4. In Tee Ball, Founders will take on NAPA beginning at 6:00 at the South Hills Tee Ball Field.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be back in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, Timken will take on D&S on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Sweetees Majors, WoodForest lil' Divas will take on Eddie's Carpet on Field 6 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Sweetees Minors, Frank Hart Allstate will take on Bonham FD beginning at 6:00 at the City Park Tee Ball Field.

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The Clemson Tigers will begin their regular-season-ending series tonight, as they travel to NC State for a 3-game weekend series. Charlie Barnes will be on the mound for the Tigers. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks will also begin their regular-season-ending series tonight as they host Georgia for a 3-game weekend series at Founders Park. Wil Crowe will be on the mound for the Gamecocks. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 on Wednesday night at SunTrust Park. Kurt Suzuki led the Braves with a HR and 3 RBIs. The Braves will look for a 4-game sweep of of Toronto tonight, as Julio Teheran will get the start for the Braves. He will be opposed by Blue Jays starter Marcus Stroman. First pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut from 6:00-6:20 tonight, followed by the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball as they take on the Toronto Blue Jays. Pregame is set for 6:20 and first pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

Sports For 5/17/17

The Union County High School varsity softball team will be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex vs. Hartsville in Game 2 of the 4A State Championship Series. The Lady Jackets won Game 1 8-6 on Monday night. With a win, Union County will win the state championship for the 3rd time in 4 years. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU beginning at 6:25. First pitch for Game 2 is scheduled for 6:30. Advance tickets for game 2 are still available at Union County High School and Arthur State Bank on Main Street for $6.

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The Clemson Tigers defeated the defending national champion Coastal Carolina Chanticleers on Tuesday night, 11-8, at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. The Tigers were powered by 4 HRs, as Seth Beer, Reed Rohlman, Logan Davidson, and Weston Jackson all homered in the win. Ryley Gilliam earned his third win of the year for the Tigers in relief, as he pitched 1-2/3 scoreless innings with 3 strikeouts. Clemson will finish out their regular season this weekend with a 3-game series at NC State. Game 1 will be on Thursday night. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks defeated USC Upstate 6-3 on Tuesday night at Founders Park in their last midweek game of the season. Carlos Cortes, Justin Row, and Alex Destino all homered for the Gamecocks, and Jonah Bride also added an RBI in the win. Cody Morris earned the win for the Gamecocks pitching 6 innings, allowing 3 runs on 8 hits and striking out 7. South Carolina will finish their regular season on Thursday night as they host Georgia for Game 1 of a 3-game weekend series at Founders Park. First pitch for Thursday's game is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 9-5 on Tuesday night to improve to 15-21 on the season. Freddie Freeman hit his 14th HR of the year, and Dansby Swanson also had a HR in the win. Nick Markakis added 3 hits of his own, and Matt Kemp had 4 RBIs. Jose Ramirez got the win in relief for the Braves. Atlanta will get back in action tonight, as Toronto makes the trip to Atlanta for the final 2 games of the home-and-home series between the 2 teams. Mike Foltynewicz will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Blue Jays starter Joe Biagini. First pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

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We will have Union County High School playoff softball tonight here on WBCU, as the Lady Jackets will take on Hartsville in Game 2 of the 4A State Championship Series. Airtime will be 6:25, and first pitch is scheduled for 6:30. After the conclusion of the game, we will bring you the live coverage of Atlanta Braves baseball, as they return home to take on the Toronto Blue Jays.

Sports For 5/16/17

The Union County High School varsity softball team defeated Hartsville 8-6 on Monday night in Game 1 of the 4A State Championship Series. The Lady Jackets will now return home to the Timken Sports Complex on Wednesday night for Game 2. First pitch for Game 2 is scheduled for 6:30. Advance tickets for Game 2 will be available at Arthur State Bank on Main Street and at Union County High School through noon on Wednesday. Advance tickets are $6.

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Dixie Youth baseball will be back in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Youth Minors, Edwards Tax will take on Founders beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Jimmy's Galaxy vs. Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction. Both of those games will be played on Field 1. In Machine Pitch Juniors, Police Club will take on Gestamp beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by USC Union vs. Founders beginning at 6:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 3. In Tee Ball, Backdraft Customs will take on Charlie's Auto Sales beginning at 6:00 at the South Hills Tee Ball Field.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, Peahuff Auto & Diesel will take on Crisp & Son on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, Woodmen Chapter 323 will take on VitaLink on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Sweetees Majors, WoodForest lil' Divas will take on State Farm on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Darlings, Union Kar Connection will take on Affordable Title Loans on Field 6 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Sweetees Minors, Frank Hart Allstate will take on ShamPooches beginning at 6:00 at the City Park Tee Ball Field.

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The Clemson Tigers baseball team will get back in action tonight in their last midweek game of the season, as they host the defending national champion Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team will also play their last midweek game of the season tonight as they host USC Upstate. First pitch is set for 7:00.

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 10-6 on Monday night to improve to 14-21 on the season. Freddie Freeman had a HR and 3 RBIs, Matt Kemp added 4 hits, and Nick Markakis, Dansby Swanson, and Adonis Garcia all added 2 hits for the Braves. Bartolo Colon got the win for the Braves, his 2nd of the year. The Braves will be back in action this afternoon as Jaime Garcia takes the mound for Atlanta. He will be opposed by Marco Estrada for the Blue Jays. Airtime will be 2:50 and first pitch is scheduled for 4:07.

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We will have the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves Baseball this afternoon as they take on the Toronto Blue Jays. Pregame coverage will begin at 2:50, and first pitch is scheduled for 4:07. After the conclusion of the game, we will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut.

Sports For 5/15/17

The Union County High School varsity softball team will travel to Hartsville tonight for Game 1 of the 4A State Championship. Union County defeated North Augusta on Thursday night to advance to the state championship, while Hartsville defeated Lugoff-Elgin twice on Friday night to advance. This will be the 4th consecutive year that Union County and Hartsville will play for the state championship. We will have the live broadcast of tonight's game here on WBCU. Airtime will be 6:25, and first pitch is scheduled for 6:30.

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Dixie Youth baseball will get back in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Youth Minors, Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction will take on Jimmy's Galaxy beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Humphries vs. Rotary Club beginning at 7:30. Both games will be played on Field 1. In Machine Pitch Seniors, State Farm will take on Founders beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by New Horizon vs. Timken beginning at 7:00. Both games will be played on Field 3. In O'Zone, Crisp & Son will take on Union NCO Club beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Brown's Roofing vs. Lions Club beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 4. In Tee Ball, Sonoco will take on Buffalo Pawn Shop beginning at 6:00 at the South Hills Tee Ball Field.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, Crisp & Son will take on WoodForest on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Belles, State Farm will take NAPA on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, 1st Franklin will take on Wicks Locksmith on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Darlings, La Fogata will take on Rotary on Field 6 beginning at 5:30.

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The Clemson Tigers baseball team was swept by #2-ranked Louisville over the weekend at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. The Tigers fell 4-2 on Friday night and lost 6-4 on Saturday and Sunday. Even after the sweep, Clemson still holds a respectable season record, as they are now 37-15 overall and 16-11 in the ACC. Clemson will be back in action on Tuesday night as they will host Coastal Carolina.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team lost their 7th-straight SEC series over the weekend, as they lost 2 of 3 to the Missouri Tigers. The Gamecocks opened up the series with a 4-3 win on Friday night but lost the final 2 games of the series, as they fell 5-3 in both losses. South Carolina is now 30-21 overall and 12-15 in the SEC. The Gamecocks will be back in action on Tuesday night, as well, as they host USC Upstate.

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The Atlanta Braves took 2 of 3 from the Miami Marlins over the weekend, as they won 8-4 on Friday night and 3-1 on Saturday night, and fell 3-1 on Sunday afternoon. The Braves are now 13-21 on the season. The Braves will get back in action tonight, as they travel to Toronto to take on the Blue Jays. Bartolo Colon will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Blue Jays starter Mike Bolsinger. First pitch is scheduled for 7:07.

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut from 6:00-6:25 tonight, leading up to the live broadcast of the Game 1 of the 4A State Championship, as the Union County Lady Yellow Jackets will take on Hartsville. Airtime will be 6:25, and first pitch is scheduled for 6:30. After the conclusion of the game, we will join the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball as they take on the Toronto Blue Jays.

Sports For 5/12/17

The Union County High School Lady Yellow Jackets softball team defeated North Augusta 3-0 on Thursday night to win the 4A Upper State Championship and advance to the State Championship for the 4th consecutive year. Great pitching, timely hitting, and great plays in the field led to the shutout win for the Lady Jackets. Bailey Betenbaugh pitched a complete game for Union County in the win. The Lady Jackets will now await the winner of the lower state championship between Lugoff-Elgin and Hartsville. The first game of the state championship series will be on Monday night at the home field of the lower state champion. Game 2 will be at the Timken Sports Complex on Wednesday night, and Game 3 will be played on Friday at a neutral site, if necessary. Follow WBCU on Facebook and Twitter for updates on the lower state championship and game times for the championship games.

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Dixie Youth softball will be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Youth Minors, Founders will take on Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Humphries vs. Jimmy's Galaxy beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 1. In Machine Pitch Seniors, New Horizon will take on Affordable Title Loans beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by D&S Land Surveying vs. Founders beginning at 7:00. Both of those games will be played on Field 3.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, Timken will take on Peahuff Auto & Diesel on Field 6 beginning at 7. In Dixie Belles, State Farm will take on Founders on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, Wicks Locksmith will take on Civitan on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Darlings, La Fogata will take on Union Kar Connection on Field 6 beginning at 5:30.

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The Clemson Tigers baseball team will get back in action this afternoon as they host Louisville for Game 1 of a 3-game weekend series at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Charlie Barnes will be on the mound for the Tigers. First pitch is scheduled for 1:00.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team will also get back in action tonight, as they travel to Missouri to take on the Tigers for a 3-game weekend series. Wil Crowe will be on the mound for the Gamecocks. First pitch for tonight's game is set for 7:30.

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The Atlanta Braves will get back in action tonight, as they travel to Miami to take on the Marlins for a 3-game weekend series. Mike Foltynewicz will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Marlins starter Julio Urena. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. Airtime is set for 5:55, and first pitch is set for 7:10.

Sports For 5/11/17

The Union County High School varsity softball team will be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex as they look to advance to the 4A State Championship. The Lady Jackets will take on North Augusta, whom they defeated 7-4 on Monday night. The Lady Jackets will only need to win one game to advance to the state championship series. If North Augusta wins Game 1, a winner-take-all Game 2 will be played immediately following Game 1. Game 1 is scheduled to begin at 6:00. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU beginning around 5:50.

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Dixie Youth baseball will be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. There will be 3 games in the Machine Pitch Juniors Division. At 5:30, P&C will take on El Poblano. At 6:30, Metal Crafters will take on Police Club, and at 7:30, La Fogata will take on Founders. All 3 of those games will be played on Field 1. In Machine Pitch Seniors, Timken will take on Allstate beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by New Horizon vs. Affordable Title Loans beginning at 7:00. Both of those games will be played on Field 3. In O'Zone, Brown's Roofing will take on Union NCO Club beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Crisp & Son vs. Lions Club beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 4. In Tee Ball, Sonoco will take on Backdraft Customs beginning at 6:00 at the South Hills Tee Ball Field.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, D&S will take on Crisp & Son on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, Woodmen Chapter 323 will take on First Franklin on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. There will be 2 games in Dixie Sweetees Majors. On Field 6, State Farm will take on Eddie's Carpet beginning at 5:30, and on Field 7, April's Dog Palace will take on WoodForest lil' Divas, also beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Sweetees Minors, Bonham Fire Department will take on ShamPooches beginning at 6:00 at the City Park Tee Ball Field.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks defeated Liberty 10-7 on Wednesday night to improve to 29-19 on the season. Gamecocks DH Alex Destino set a new school record for walks in a single game with 5. The Gamecocks will get back in action on Friday as they travel to Missouri for a 3-game series with the Tigers.

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The Atlanta Braves were defeated by the Houston Astros 4-2 on Wednesday afternoon to fall to 11-20 on the season. Freddie Freeman and Adonis Garcia each had a HR for the Braves. The Braves will be off today, as they will travel to Miami for a 3-game weekend series against the Marlins. Game 1 of the series will be on Friday night.

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We will have the live broadcast of Union County High School playoff softball, as they take on North Augusta for the 4A Upper State Championship tonight here on WBCU. Airtime will be 5:50, and first pitch is scheduled for 6:00. If necessary, Game 2 will follow immediately after the conclusion of Game 1.

Sports For 5/10/17

The Clemson Tigers baseball team defeated Furman 10-5 on Tuesday night at Fluor Field in Greenville. Tyler Jackson got yet another midweek win for the Tigers, as he improved to 8-1 on the year. Clemson now improves to 37-12 on the season. The Tigers will get back in action on Friday night as they host the Louisville Cardinals for a 3-game weekend series at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team also got a midweek win on Tuesday night, as they defeated PC 4-3 at Founders Park. John Parke got the win for the Gamecocks. Alex Destino led South Carolina with 3 hits, including his team-leading 8th HR of the season. The Gamecocks will get back in action tonight as they host Liberty at Founders Park. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Atlanta Braves were defeated 8-3 by the Houston Astros on Tuesday night in the first game of a short two-game series in Houston. Matt Kemp led the Braves with 2 hits, including a double and an RBI. Bartolo Colon took the loss for the Braves. The Astros were powered by 3 home runs, as Josh Reddick, Carlos Correa, and Carlos Beltran all had homers on Tuesday night. The Braves are now 11-19 on the season and will finish out their road trip to Houston this afternoon, as Jaime Garcia will take the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Astros starter Joe Musgrove. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. Airtime will be 12:55, and first pitch is scheduled for 2:10.

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We will have the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball today here on WBCU as they take on the Houston Astros. Pregame will begin at 12:55, and first pitch is scheduled for 2:10. We will also have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut tonight beginning at 6:00. Make sure to follow WBCU on Facebook and Twitter for any updates regarding the opponent and game times for the Union County High School softball playoffs.

Sports For 5/9/17

Dixie Youth baseball will be back in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Youth Minors, Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction will take on Founders beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Edwards Tax vs. Kingsmore Construction beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 1. There will be 3 games in Machine Pitch Juniors. At 5:30, USC Union will take on Gestamp. At 6:30, El Poblano will take on P&C Mechanical, and at 7:30, Police Club will take on Metal Crafters. All 3 games will be played on Field 3. In Tee Ball, NAPA will take on Buffalo Pawn Shop beginning at 6:00 at the South Hills Tee Ball Field.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, WoodForest will take on Peahuff Auto & Diesel on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Belles, Founders will take on P&C on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Sweetees Majors, Eddie's Carpet will take on WoodForest lil' Divas on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Darlings, Rotary will take on Affordable Title Loans on Field 6 beginning at 5:30, and in Dixie Sweetees Minors, Bonham Fire Department will take on Frank Hart Allstate beginning at 6:00 at the City Park T-Ball Field.

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The Miracle League of Union will have 2 games tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. At 6:00, Harper General Contractors will take on Lily's Auto Sales, and at 7:00, Buffalo Pawn will take on Kendall Austin Roofing and Construction.

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The Union County High School varsity softball team defeated North Augusta 7-4 on Monday night to advance in the winner's bracket of the 4A Upper State Championship Series. Bailey Betenbaugh pitched a complete game for the Lady Jackets and also had a 3-run HR in the game. Ashley Vinson had a 2-run HR in the 1st, and Courtney Seymore had a solo HR in the 2nd. The Lady Jackets will be back in action on Friday night as they return to the Timken Sports Complex to take on the winner of the loser's bracket. Union County will only need one more win to advance to the State Championship Series.

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The Clemson Tigers baseball team defeated Nevada 9-4 on Monday afternoon to take 2 of 3 from the Wolfpack over the weekend. The Tigers will be back in action tonight as they travel to Fluor Field in Greenville to take on Furman. First pitch for that game is set for 7:00.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team will get back in action tonight as they host PC at Founders Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Atlanta Braves will begin a short 2-game series in Houston tonight as they take on the Astros. Bartolo Colon will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Astros starter Charlie Morton. First pitch is scheduled for 8:10.

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We will Have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut tonight from 6 to 6:55 leading up to the pregame coverage of Atlanta Braves baseball vs. the Houston Astros. Airtime is set for 6:55, and first pitch is scheduled for 8:10.

Sports For 5/8/17

The Union County High School varsity softball team will be back in playoff action tonight as they travel to North Augusta in their second game of the 4A Upper State Championship round. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. Airtime is set for 5:55, and first pitch is scheduled for 6:00. On Friday night, the Lady Jackets used a 4-run 4th inning and a 7-run 7th inning to defeat the Lancaster Lady Bruins, 11-3. Bailey Betenbaugh pitched a complete game for the Lady Jackets, and Rye Ray led the Lady Jackets in hitting with a 2-run HR in the 4th. 

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Dixie Youth baseball will get back in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Youth Minors, Jimmy's Galaxy will take on Humphries beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Kingsmore Construction vs. Edwards Tax beginning at 7:30. Both games will be played on Field 1. In Machine Pitch Seniors, Founders will take on D&S Land Surveying beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Allstate vs. Timken beginning at 7:00. Both games will be played on Field 3. In O'Zone, Lions Club will take on Crisp & Son beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Union NCO Club vs. Brown's Roofing beginning at 7:30. Both games will be played on Field 4. In Tee Ball, Founders will take on Charlie's Auto Sales beginning at 6:00 at the South Hills Tee Ball Field.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, Timken will take on Crisp & Son on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Belles, P&C will take State Farm on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, VitaLink will take on Wicks Locksmith on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Darlings, Affordable Title Loans will take on La Fogata on Field 6 beginning at 5:30.

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The Miracle League of Union will also have 2 games tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. At 6:00, Civitan will take on Rippy's. That game will be followed at 7:00, as Fantastics will take on Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction.

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The Clemson Tigers baseball team will be in action today as they host Nevada for the third game of their weekend series. Pat Krall will be on the mound for the Tigers. Clemson split the first two games with Nevada, as the Tigers defeated the Wolfpack 5-2 on Saturday but fell 7-5 on Sunday afternoon. First pitch for today's game is scheduled for 12:00.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team dropped their 6th-straight SEC series over the weekend, as they lost 2 of 3 to the LSU Tigers in Baton Rouge. South Carolina started off the series on Friday night with an impressive 3-2 win. However, the Gamecocks dropped the final 2 games of the series, as they fell 5-2 on Saturday and dropped a heartbreaker 7-6 in 10 innings on Sunday afternoon. The Gamecocks are now 27-19 overall and 11-13 in the SEC. They will get back in action on Tuesday night as they host PC at Founders Park.

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The Atlanta Braves were swept by the St. Louis Cardinals over the weekend and fall to 11-18 on the season. The Braves fell 10-0 on Friday night, 5-3 on Saturday night, and lost 6-4 in 14 innings on Sunday afternoon. The Braves are off tonight and will get back in action on Tuesday as they travel to Houston to take on the Astros.

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We will have the live broadcast of Union County High School playoff softball tonight as they travel to North Augusta. Airtime will be 5:55, and first pitch is scheduled for 6:00.

Sports For 5/5/17

The Union County High School varsity softball team will be in action tonight as they travel to Lancaster in the 4A Upper State Championship round of the 4A playoffs. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. Airtime will be 5:55, and first pitch is scheduled for 6:00.

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Dixie Youth baseball will get back in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Youth Minors, Rotary Club will take on Founders beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Jimmy's Galaxy vs. Kingsmore Construction beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 1. In Machine Pitch Seniors, Founders will take on Allstate beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Affordable Title Loans vs. State Farm beginning at 7:00. Both games will be played on Field 3.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, D&S will take on WoodForest on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Belles, Founders will take on NAPA on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, Civitan will take on First Franklin on Field 7 beginning at 5:30.

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The Clemson Tigers baseball team will get back in action tonight as they host Nevada for the first game of a 3-game weekend series at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Charlie Barnes will be on the mound for the Tigers. First pitch for tonight's game is set for 6:30.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team will look to build off of a midweek win over Wofford tonight as they travel to Baton Rouge to take on the Tigers of LSU. Wil Crowe will be on the mound for the Gamecocks. First pitch for tonight's game is set for 8:00.

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The Atlanta Braves will begin a 3-game weekend series tonight as they host the St. Louis Cardinals at SunTrust Park. Mike Foltynewicz will look continue his strong start to the season as he will get the start for the Braves. He will be opposed by Cardinals starter Lance Lynn. We will have the live broadcast of the game here on WBCU following the softball game. First pitch is set for 7:35. 


 

We will have the live broadcast of Union County High School varsity softball tonight as the Lady Jackets travel to Lancaster. Airtime will be 5:55, and first pitch is scheduled for 6:00. After the conclusion of the game, we will bring you the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball as they host the St. Louis Cardinals.

Sports For 5/4/17

Dixie Youth baseball will be back in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. There will be 3 games in Machine Pitch Juniors tonight. At 5:30, USC Union will take on La Fogata. At 6:30, Metal Crafters will take on Founders, and at 7:30, Gestamp will take on El Poblano. All 3 games will be played on Field 1. In Machine Pitch Seniors, New Horizon will take on D&S Land Surveying beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Allstate vs. Founders, beginning at 7:00. Both of those games will be played on Field 3. In O'Zone, Union NCO Club will take on Lion's Club beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Crisp & Son vs. Brown's Roofing, beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 4. In Tee Ball, Buffalo Pawn Shop will take on Charlie's Auto Sales beginning at 6:00 at the South Hills Tee Ball Field.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, WoodForest will take on Timken on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, Woodmen Chapter 323 will take on Wicks Locksmith on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Sweetees Majors, Eddie's Carpet will take on WoodForest lil' Divas on Field 6 beginning at 5:30. Also in Dixie Sweetees Majors, April's Dog Palace will take on State Farm on Field 7, also beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Sweetees Minors, ShamPooches will take on Frank Hart Allstate beginning at 6:00. That game will be played at the City Park Tee Ball Field.

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The Union County High School varsity softball team defeated Airport 7-0 on Wednesday night to advance to the next round of the 4A state playoffs. Ashley Vinson pitched a complete-game shutout for the Lady Jackets. As District 2 champs, The Lady Jackets will now travel to Lancaster on Friday night. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. First pitch for Friday's game is set for 6:00.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team defeated the Wofford Terriers 9-5 on Wednesday night at Founders Park. The Gamecocks scored 4 runs in the first inning and carried a 7-2 lead into the 7th inning. The Terriers added 2 runs in the 7th and 1 in the 8th to cut the lead to 2, but Gamecock OF Alex Destino hit a 2-run HR to seal the game for the Gamecocks. The Gamecocks will get back in action on Friday night as they travel to Baton Rouge to take on LSU.

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The Atlanta Braves were defeated 16-5 by the New York Mets on Wednesday night. Catcher Tyler Flowers led the Braves with 2 hits. The Mets pounded Braves' pitching for 20 hits, including 9 doubles. Bartolo Colon took the loss for the Braves. Atlanta will be back in action tonight as they conclude their 4-game series with the Mets. Jaime Garcia will get the start. He will be opposed by Mets starter Zach Wheeler. First pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut from 6:00-6:20 tonight leading up to the pregame coverage of Atlanta Braves baseball, as they take on the New York Mets. Airtime will be 6:20, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

Sports For 5/3/17

The Union County High School varsity softball team will continue their 4A state playoff run tonight as they will host Airport at the Timken Sports Complex. The Lady Jackets will only need one win to advance to the next round of the playoffs. Game 1 will begin at 6:00, and Game 2 will follow if necessary. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. Airtime is set for 5:55 and first pitch is scheduled for 6:00.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team will get back in action tonight as they host Wofford at Founders Park. Freshman Cody Morris will start for the Gamecocks. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the New York Mets 9-7 on Tuesday night at SunTrust Park. Ender Inciarte led the Braves with 3 hits and 3 RBIs, and Freddie Freeman added a home run and 2 RBIs. RA Dickey got the win for the Braves to improve to 3-2 on the season. Atlanta will be back in action tonight as Bartolo Colon will get the start for the Braves. He will be opposed by Mets starter Jacob deGrom. First pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

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Now for an update on the MLB league leaders in major hitting categories:

Top MLB batting average: Ryan Zimmerman .420; 2. Bryce Harper .391; 3. Justin Turner .387; 4. Freddie Freeman .379; 5. Avisail Garcia .368

Home runs: Zimmerman, Thames 11; Khris Davis, Judge 10; Harper, Freeman 9

RBIs: Zimmerman 29; Harper 26; Murphy 26; Sano 25; Blackmon 24

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We will have the live broadcast of Union County High School varsity playoff softball here on WBCU tonight. Airtime will be 5:55, and first pitch is scheduled for 6:00. After the conclusion of the game, we will join the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball as they take on the New York Mets. First pitch for that game is scheduled for 7:35.

Sports For 5/2/17

Dixie Youth baseball will be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Youth Minors, Founders will take on Rotary Club beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Edwards Tax vs. Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 1. There will be 3 games in Machine Pitch Juniors tonight. At 5:30, Founders will take on Metal Crafters. At 6:30, P&C  will take on Police Club, and at 7:30, La Fogata will take on USC Union. All 3 of those games will be played on Field 3. In Tee Ball, Founders will take on Backdraft Customs at 6:00 at the South Hills Tee Ball Field.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, Peahuff Auto & Diesel will take on D&S on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, VitaLink will take on Civitan on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Sweetees Majors, State Farm will take on April's Dog Palace on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Darlings, Union Kar Connection will take on Rotary on Field 6 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Sweetees Minors, ShamPooches will take on Bonham Fire Department at the City Park T-Ball Field, beginning at 6:00.

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The 2 Miracle League of Union games that were scheduled for Monday night were cancelled due to rain. However, there are 2 games scheduled for tonight. At 6:00, Harper General Contractors will take on Lily's Auto Sales, and at 7:00, Buffalo Pawn will take on Kendall Austin Roofing and Construction.

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The Atlanta Braves fell 7-5 to the New York Mets on Monday night to fall to 10-14 on the season. Matt Kemp led the Braves with 3 hits, including a double, and Freddie Freeman also added a double. Julio Teheran started for the Braves and took the loss to fall to 2-2 on the year. Robert Gsellman got the win for the Mets. The Braves and Mets will play Game 2 of their 4-game series tonight as RA Dickey will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Mets starter Matt Harvey. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. First pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut from 6:00-6:20 tonight leading up to the pregame coverage of Atlanta Braves baseball, as they host the New York Mets. Airtime is set for 6:20, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

Sports For 5/1/17

Dixie Youth baseball will be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Minors, Kingsmore Construction will take on Jimmy's Galaxy beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Kendall Austin Roofing and Construction vs. Edwards Tax, beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 1. In Machine Pitch Seniors, Affordable Title Loans will be taking on State Farm beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by D&S Land Surveying vs. New Horizon beginning at 7:00. Both of those games will be played on Field 3. In O'Zone, Brown's Roofing will take on Crisp & Son beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Lion's Club vs. Union NCO Club beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 4. And in Tee Ball, Sonoco will take on NAPA beginning at 6:00 at the South Hills Tee Ball Field.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, D&S will take on Timken on Field 6, beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Belles, NAPA will take on State Farm beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by P&C vs. Founders beginning at 7:00. Both of those games will be played on Field 7. In Dixie Ponytails, Civitan will take on Woodmen Chapter 323 on Field 6 beginning at 7:00.

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The Miracle League of Union will also continue their season tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. Civitan will take on Rippy's beginning at 6:00. That game will be followed by Fantastics vs. Buffalo Pawn beginning at 7:00.

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The Union County High School varsity softball team defeated Airport 5-0 on Friday night to continue their playoff run. Bailey Betenbaugh pitched a complete-game shutout, surrendering only one hit to the Lady Eagles. The Lady Jackets will be back in action on Wednesday night, as they will only need to win one game to advance to the next round of the 4A State Playoffs.

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The Union County High School varsity baseball team fell 2-0 at South Pointe on Friday night to end their 2017 season. We here at WBCU congratulate the Jackets on a successful season and wish the 11 seniors nothing but the best in their future endeavors. 

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The Clemson Tigers baseball team was swept by the North Carolina Tar Heels in Chapel Hill this weekend. On Friday night, the Tigers fell 5-1. On Saturday, they fell 5-4, and on Sunday afternoon, the Tar Heels completed the sweep with a 3-2 win in 10 innings. The Tigers fall to 34-11 overall and 16-8 in the ACC. Clemson will be back in action on Saturday as they host Nevada for a 3-game series.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team dropped their 5th-straight SEC series this weekend, as they lost 2 of 3 to the Kentucky Wildcats. On Friday night, the Gamecocks were defeated 19-1. They bounced back on Saturday with a 5-1 win, but they lost the rubber game on Sunday afternoon, 9-4. The Gamecocks are now 25-17 overall, 10-11 in the SEC. They will be back in action on Wednesday as they host Wofford.

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The Atlanta Braves took 2 of 3 from the Milwaukee Brewers in Milwaukee over the weekend. On Friday night, the Braves won 10-8. They followed up that win with an 11-3 win on Saturday behind 3 home runs from LF Matt Kemp. The Brewers were able to salvage the series on Sunday with a 4-3 win. The Braves are now 10-13 on the year and will return home on Monday to take on the struggling New York Mets. First pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut from 6:00-6:20 tonight leading up to the pregame coverage of Atlanta Braves baseball as they take on the Mets. Airtime is set for 6:20, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

Sports For 4/28/17

The Union County High School varsity softball team defeated Ridge View 22-0 in 5 innings in Game 1 of the 4A State Playoffs on Thursday night. They will now play Airport High School tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. Airtime will be 6:55, and first pitch is set for 7:00.

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The Union County High School varsity baseball team will continue their playoff run tonight as they head back to South Pointe to take on the Stallions. On Thursday night, The Jackets defeated BHP 6-4 to avoid elimination and advance to tonight's game. First pitch for the game tonight at South Pointe is set for 6:00.

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The Union County High School varsity boys' and girls' soccer teams will travel to Blue Ridge tonight in make-up games for the games cancelled due to weather on Tuesday night. The girls' game is scheduled for 5:30, and the boys' game will follow at 7:00.

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Dixie Youth baseball will be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Youth Minors, Jimmy's Galaxy will take on Edwards Tax beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Rotary Club vs. Kingsmore Construction beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 1. In Machine Pitch Juniors, Founders will take on Gestamp beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Police Club vs. El Poblano beginning at 6:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 4. In Machine Pitch Seniors, Allstate will take on D&S Land Surveying beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Affordable Title Loans vs. Timken, beginning at 7:00. Both of those games will be played on Field 3.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, Crisp & Son will take on Peahuff Auto & Diesel on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Belles, Founders will take on State Farm on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, 1st Franklin will take on VitaLink on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Darlings, Affordable Title Loans will take on Union Kar Connection on Field 6 beginning at 5:30.

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The Clemson Tigers baseball team will get back in action tonight, as they travel to Chapel Hill for a 3-game weekend series with the North Carolina Tar Heels. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 6:30.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks will also get back in action tonight, as they will host the Wildcats of Kentucky for a 3-game weekend series at Founders Park. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the New York Mets 7-5 on Thursday afternoon to take both games of a weather-shortened series from the Mets in New York. Kurt Suzuki led the Braves with a HR and 3 RBIs. RA Dickey got the win for the Braves. Atlanta will now travel to Milwaukee tonight to take on the Brewers for a 3-game weekend series. Bartolo Colon will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Brewers starter Chase Anderson. First pitch is scheduled for 8:10.

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut from 6:00-6:55 tonight leading up to the live broadcast of Union County High School playoff softball as they host Airport. Airtime is set for 6:55, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:00. After the conclusion of the game, we will join the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball as they take on the Milwaukee Brewers. 

Sports For 4/27/17

The Union County High School varsity softball team will begin their playoff run tonight as they host Ridgeview at the Timken Sports Complex. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. Airtime will be 5:55 and first pitch is scheduled for 6:00.

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The Union County High School varsity baseball team will travel to BHP tonight in their 2nd game of the 4A Playoffs. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Union County High School tennis team will travel to South Aiken this afternoon for their first-round playoff match. The match is set to begin at 5:00.

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The Union County High School boys' golf team will also be in action today as they travel to Eastside. Tee time is set for 4:20.

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All 4 of the Union County High School soccer teams will be in action on Thursday night as they will be taking on Chester. The varsity and JV boys' teams will be at home against Chester, with the JV game set to begin at 5:30, and the varsity game set to follow at 7:00. The varsity and JV girls' teams will travel to Chester, as the JV game is scheduled to begin at 5:30, and varsity game is set to follow at 7:00.

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Dixie Youth baseball will be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Machine Pitch Juniors, El Poblano will take on Police Club beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Founders vs. Gestamp, beginning at 6:30. Both of those games will be on Field 1. Also in Machine Pitch Juniors, La Fogata will take on Metal Crafters beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by USC Union vs. P&C beginning at 6:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 3. In O'Zone, Lion's Club will take on Brown's Roofing beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Union NCO Club vs. Crisp & Son beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 4. And in Tee Ball, Charlie's Auto Sales will take on Sonoco beginning at 6:00 at the South Hills Tee Ball Field.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, WoodForest will take on Crisp & Son on Field 6, beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, VitaLink will take on Woodmen Chapter 323 on Field 7, beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Sweetees Majors, WoodForest lil Divas will take on April's Dog Palace on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Darlings, Rotary will take on La Fogata on Field 6 beginning at 5:30. Finally, in Dixie Sweetees Minors, Frank Hart Allstate will take on Bonham Fire Department at City Park T-Ball Field, beginning at 6:00.

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The Union County High School varsity baseball team fell to South Pointe 14-1 in 5 innings on Wednesday night in their first game of 4A State Playoffs. They will travel to BHP tonight needing a win to avoid elimination. First pitch will be at 7:00.

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the New York Mets 8-2 on Wednesday night to improve to 7-12 on the season. Tyler Flowers led the Braves with 2 hits and 4 RBIs, and Nick Markakis also added 3 hits. Julio Teheran got the win for the Braves, improving to 2-1 on the season. The Braves will be back in action today as they finish out their 3-game series with the Mets. RA Dickey will be on the mound for the Braves against Mets starter Noah Syndergaard. Airtime will be 12:35, and first pitch is scheduled for 1:10.

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We will have Atlanta Braves baseball vs. the New York Mets this afternoon here on WBCU. Airtime will be 12:35 after an abbreviated news report. First pitch is scheduled for 1:10. We will also have the live broadcast of Union County High School varsity softball as they host Ridgeview tonight. Airtime for that game will be 5:55, and fist pitch is scheduled for 6:00.

Sports For 4/26/17

The Union County High School varsity baseball team will travel to South Pointe tonight in the 1st round of the 4A Playoffs. The game was previously scheduled for Tuesday night but was cancelled due to wet field conditions. We will have the live broadcast of the game here on WBCU. Airtime will be 6:55, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Union County High School track & field team will travel to Eastside this afternoon for a region meet. The meet is set to begin at 4:00.

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The Union County High School varsity boys' and girls' soccer games at Blue Ridge were also postponed on Tuesday due to field conditions. Both games have been rescheduled for Friday night.

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The Atlanta Braves also fell victim to the weather on Tuesday night, as their game with the New York Mets in New York was postponed. The game was rescheduled for September 25th, which will be a doubleheader between the two teams. The Braves will get back in action tonight in a rematch of Opening Day starters, as Julio Teheran will be on the mound for the Braves and Noah Syndergaard will take the mound for the Mets. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10.

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The Clemson baseball team won another midweek game on Tuesday night, as they defeated the College of Charleston 7-2 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Reed Rohlman led the Tigers with 3 hits and 3 RBIs, including his 4th HR of the year. Seth Beer and Andrew Cox each added 2 hits for the Tigers. Tyler Jackson improved to 7-1 on the year. He pitched 7 innings on Tuesday night, scattering 8 hits and striking out 4. Clemson improves to 34-8 on the year and will get back into ACC play on Friday night, as they travel to Chapel Hill to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels.

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We will have the live broadcast of Union County High School varsity baseball at South Pointe tonight here on WBCU. Airtime will be 6:55 and first pitch is scheduled for 7:00. After the conclusion of the game, we will join the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball as they take on the New York Mets.

Sports For 4/25/17

The Union County High School baseball team will begin their playoff run tonight as they travel to South Pointe in the 1st round of the playoffs. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. Airtime will be 6:55, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Union County High School varsity and JV softball teams will travel to Blue Ridge tonight in a make-up game for Monday's weather cancellations. The JV game is set to begin at 5:30, and the varsity game will follow at 7:30.

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The Union County High School varsity boys' and girls' soccer teams will both travel to Blue Ridge, as well. The girls' game is scheduled for 5:30, and the boys' game will follow at 7:30.

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Dixie Youth baseball will be back in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Youth Minors, Kingsmore Construction will take on Rotary beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Humphries vs. Founders beginning at 7:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 1. In Machine Pitch Juniors, P&C will take on USC Union beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Metal Crafters vs. La Fogata beginning at 6:30. Both of those games will be played on Field 4. In Machine Pitch Seniors, Timken will take on Affordable Title Loans beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by New Horizon vs. State Farm beginning at 7:00. Both of those games will be played on Field 3. In Tee Ball, NAPA will take on Backdraft Customs beginning at 6:00 at the South Hills Tee Ball Field.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, Peahuff Auto & Diesel will take on Timken on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, Wicks Locksmith will take on 1st Franklin on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Sweetees Majors, April's Dog Palace will take on State Farm on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Darlings, Union Kar Connection will take on La Fogata on Field 6 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Sweetees Minors, Frank Hart Allstate will take on ShamPooches beginning at 6:00 at the City Park T-Ball Field.

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The Miracle League of Union will also have 2 games tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. At 6:00, Harper General Contractors will take on Lily's Auto Sales, and at 7:00, Buffalo Pawn will take on Kendall Austin Roofing and Construction.

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The Clemson Tigers baseball team will be back in action tonight as they host the College of Charleston at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30.

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The Atlanta Braves will get back in action tonight as they will be in New York to take on the Mets in Game 1 of a 3-game series. Julio Teheran will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Mets starter Robert Gsellman. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10.

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We will have the live broadcast of Union County High School varsity baseball at South Pointe tonight here on WBCU. Airtime will be 6:55, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:00. After the conclusion of the game, we will join the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball as they take on the New York Mets.

Sports For 4/24/17

The Union County High School varsity softball team will be back in action tonight as they travel to Blue Ridge. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. Airtime will be 5:25, and first pitch is scheduled for 5:30.

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The Union County High School boys' golf team will be at Blue Ridge this afternoon, as well. Tee time for their tournament is scheduled for 4:15.

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Dixie Youth baseball will be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Youth Minors, Founders will take on Humphries beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Edwards Tax vs. Jimmy's Galaxy beginning at 7:30. Both games will be played on Field 1. In Machine Pitch Seniors, State Farm will take on New Horizon beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by D&S Land Surveying vs. Allstate beginning at 7:00. Both games will be played on Field 3. In Dixie O'Zone, Crisp & Son will be taking on Union NCO Club beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Brown's Roofing vs. Lion's Club, beginning at 7:30. And in Tee Ball, Founders will take on Buffalo Pawn Shop beginning at 6:00. That game will be played at the South Hills Tee Ball Field.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, WoodForest will take on D&S on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Belles, State Farm will take on NAPA on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, Civitan will take on Wicks Locksmith on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Darlings, Affordable Title Loans will take on Rotary on Field 6 beginning at 5:30.

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The Miracle League will have 2 games tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. At 6:00, Civitan will take on Rippy's, and at 7:00, Fantastics will take on Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction.

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The Union County High School varsity softball and baseball teams both have clinched spots in the playoffs. The baseball team will be the #4 seed, and they will travel to South Pointe on Tuesday. The softball team clinched the region championship and will play at home on Thursday. We will make game times known as soon as they become available.

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The Clemson Tigers baseball team took 2 of 3 games from the Wake Forest Demon Deacons over the weekend. Clemson edged Wake Forest 8-7 on Friday night, and followed up that win with an 11-0 shutout win in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday. Alex Eubanks pitched a complete-game shutout for the Tigers. Wake Forest was able to salvage the series in Game 2 of the Saturday doubleheader, as they defeated Clemson 8-3. The Tigers will be back in action on Tuesday as they host the College of Charleston. First pitch for that game is scheduled for 6:30.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team lost 2 of 3 games to the Florida Gators this weekend in Gainesville. Florida defeated South Carolina 1-0 on Thursday night, but the Gamecocks bounced back with a 4-2 win on Friday night. However, Florida used an 8th inning grand slam on Saturday afternoon to take Game 3 from the Gamecocks by a score of 7-5. The Gamecocks fall to 24-15 overall, 9-9 in the SEC. They will be back in action this weekend as they host the Kentucky Wildcats.

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The Atlanta Braves were swept by the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia over the weekend. the Braves fell 4-3 on Friday night, lost 4-3 on Saturday night, and lost 5-2 on Sunday afternoon. The Braves are off tonight and will travel to New York for a 3-game series with the Mets beginning on Tuesday night.

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We will have the live broadcast of Union County High School softball at Blue Ridge tonight here on WBCU. Airtime will be 5:25, and first pitch is scheduled for 5:30. After the conclusion of the game, we will join SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut until its conclusion at 8:00.

 

Sports For 4/21/17

The Union County High School varsity baseball team will get back in action tonight as they host Travelers Rest at the Timken Sports Complex. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU beginning at 6:25. First pitch is set for 6:30.

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The Union County High School softball teams will also be in action tonight, as both the varsity and JV teams will travel to Travelers Rest. The JV game is scheduled to begin at 5:30, and the varsity game is scheduled for 7:00.

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Dixie Youth baseball will be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Youth Minors, Jimmy's Galaxy will be taking on Rotary Club on Field 1 beginning at 5:30. That game will followed by Edwards Tax vs. Humphries at 7:30, also on Field 1. In Machine Pitch Juniors, Gestamp will be taking on La Fogata on Field 4 beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by El Poblano vs. Founders at 6:30, also on Field 4. In Machine Pitch Seniors, Affordable Title Loans will be taking on Allstate on Field 3 beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by State Farm vs. D&S Land Surveying beginning at 7:00, also on Field 3.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Belles, NAPA will take on Founders on Field 7 beginning at 5:30, and at 7:00, State Farm will take on P&C, also on Field 7. In Dixie Ponytails, 1st Franklin will take on Woodmen Chapter 323 on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Darlings, La Fogata will take on Affordable Title Loans on Field 6 beginning at 5:30.

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The Union County High School varsity softball team shut out the Greer Yellow Jackets 5-0 on Thursday night. Ashley Vinson pitched a complete game shutout for Union County. They are back in action tonight at Travelers Rest.

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Both of the Union County High School varsity soccer teams fell to Travelers Rest on Thursday night. They boys were defeated 5-0, and the girls fell 9-0. They will both be back in action next week.

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The Clemson Tigers will get back in action tonight as they host the Wake Forest Demon Deacons for Game 1 of a 3-game weekend series. Charlie Barnes will be on the mound for the Tigers. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks dropped Game 1 of their weekend series with Florida 1-0 on Thursday night. The Gamecock bats remained nonexistent, as Gators starter Alex Faedo pitched 8-2/3 scoreless innings. Gamecocks starter Clarke Schmidt also pitched very well but left the game with an apparent injury. The Gamecocks and Gators will play Game 2 tonight beginning at 7:00.

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The Atlanta Braves fell to the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Thursday night, as the Nationals completed a 3-game sweep of the Braves. Catcher Kurt Suzuki led the Braves with 2 hits and an RBI. The Braves will get back on the road tonight as they travel to Philadelphia to take on the Phillies for a 3-game series. Bartolo Colon will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Phillies starter Jeremy Hellickson. We will join the live broadcast of the game tonight after the conclusion of the UCHS baseball game. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05.

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut tonight from 6:00-6:25. At 6:25, we will bring you the live broadcast of Union County High School baseball at home against Travelers Rest. Following the conclusion of the game, we will join the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball vs. the Philadelphia Phillies.

Sports For 4/20/17

The Union County High School varsity softball team will travel to Greer tonight, as their game scheduled for Wednesday night was postponed due to rain. Tonight's game is scheduled for 6:00. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU beginning at 5:55.

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Both of the Union County High School varsity soccer teams will be back in action tonight, as both the boys' and girls' teams will travel to Travelers Rest. The girls' game is scheduled to begin at 5:30, and the boys' game will follow at 7:30.

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The Union County High School boys' golf team will travel to Chester this afternoon. Tee time is scheduled for 4:20.

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Dixie Youth Baseball will be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Machine Pitch Juniors, there will be 2 games on Field 1. Police Club will take on USC Union beginning at 5:30, and at 6:30, Metal Crafters will take on P&C. On Field 3, Founders will take on El Poblano beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by La Fogata vs. Gestamp, beginning at 6:30. In Dixie Youth Ozone, Brown's Roofing will take on Union NCO Club on Field 4 beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by Crisp & Son vs. Lions Club, also on Field 4, beginning at 7:30. In Tee-Ball, NAPA will take on Charlie's Auto Sales at the South Hills Tee Ball Field beginning at 6:00.

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Dixie Softball will also be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, Peahuff Auto & Diesel will be taking on WoodForest on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, Wicks Locksmith will take on Woodmen Chapter 323 on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Sweetees Majors, State Farm will take on WoodForest lil Divas on Field 6 beginning at 5:30, and April's Dog Palace will take on Eddie's Carpet on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. Finally, in Dixie Sweetees Minors, Bonham Fire Department will take on Shampooches at 6:00 at the City Park T-Ball Field.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks baseballteam will begin a very important 3-game series tonight as they travel to Gainesville, Florida, to take on the #9-ranked Florida Gators. Clarke Schmidt will be on the mound for the Gamecocks. He will be opposed by Florida starter Alex Faedo. First pitch is scheduled for 7:30.

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The Clemson Tigers defeated the Georgia Bulldogs 9-7 on Wednesday night to improve to 31-7 on the season. Catcher Chris Williams led the Tigers with 2 hits and 3 RBIs. Tyler Jackson got the win for the Tigers to improve to 6-1 on the season. Clemson will get back in action on Friday night as they host Wake Forest for a 3-game weekend series.

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The Atlanta Braves fell to the Washington Nationals 14-4 on Wednesday night to fall to 6-8 on the season. Freddie Freeman led the Braves with 2 hits, including a home run, his 6th of the year. The Braves will look to avoid a series sweep tonight as RA Dickey takes the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU after the conclusion of the softball game. First pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

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We will have the live broadcast of Union County High School varsity softball at Greer tonight here on WBCU. Airtime will be 5:55, and first pitch is scheduled for  6:00. After the conclusion of the game, we will join the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball vs. the Washington Nationals.

Sports For 4/19/17

The Union County High School varsity softball team will be back in action tonight as they travel to Greer. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Union County High School varsity girls' soccer team will be at home tonight as they host Eastside. That game is set to begin at 6:00.

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The Union County High School boys' tennis team will travel to Travelers Rest tonight. That match is scheduled to begin at 5:00.

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The Union County High School JV baseball team will also be in action tonight as they travel to Emerald for a doubleheader.

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The Clemson Tigers will look to get another midweek win tonight as they host the Bulldogs of Georgia at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Tyler Jackson will be on the mound for the Tigers. He will be opposed by Bulldogs starter Kevin Smith. First pitch is set for 6:30.

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The Union County High School varsity softball team shut out Travelers Rest 10-0 in 5 innings on Tuesday night. Bailey Betenbaugh recorded the shutout win for the Lady Jackets. Katelyn Petty, Abby Valentine, and Bailey Betenbaugh all had 2 RBIs for the Lady Jackets in the win.

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The Union County High School varsity baseball team fell to Travelers Rest 10-6 on Tuesday night. The Jackets will close out their regular season on Friday as the host Travelers Rest at the Timken Sports Complex. That game is set to begin at 6:30.

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The Union County boys' soccer team fell to Eastside 3-0 on Tuesday night. They will be back in action on Thursday night as they travel to Travelers Rest.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks defeated the Davidson Wildcats 3-2 on Tuesday night. The Gamecocks were held hitless until the 7th inning, when the Gamecocks loaded the bases and Jacob Olson tied the game with a 2-run single. Jonah Bride had an RBI double in the 8th to give the Gamecocks a one-run lead. Tyler Johnson shut the door on the Wildcats in the 9th to get the save and secure the win. The Gamecocks will be back in action on Thursday night, as they travel to Florida to take on the Gators. First pitch for that game is scheduled for 7:30.

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The Atlanta Braves saw their 5-game win streak come to an end on Tuesday night as they fell to the Washington Nationals, 3-1. Mike Foltynewicz pitched well for the Braves as he pitched into the 8th; however, Nats starter Max Scherzer held the Braves to only 2 hits over 7 innings. The Braves fall to 6-7 on the season and will look to rebound tonight as they once again take on the Nationals in Game 2 of their 3-game series. Julio Teheran will be on the mound for the Braves and will be opposed by Nationals starter Joe Ross. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. First pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut from 6:00-6:55 tonight, followed by the live broadcast of Union County High School varsity softball at Greer. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00. After the conclusion of the game, we will join the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball against the Washington Nationals.

Sports For 4/18/17

The Union County High School varsity baseball team will travel to Travelers Rest tonight. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. First pitch is set for 6:30.

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The Union County High School softball teams are back in action tonight as they host Travelers Rest at the Timken Sports Complex. First pitch for the JV game is set for 5:30, and the varsity game will begin at 7:30.

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The Union County High School varsity boys' soccer team will be back in action tonight as they travel to Eastside. That game is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Union County High School track & field team will also be in action tonight as they will be at the Lakelands Meet at Laurens beginning at 5:00.

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The Sims Middle School baseball team will get back to action tonight as they host Boiling Springs at 5:00.

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The Miracle League of Union will have two games tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. At 6:00, Harper General Contractors will take on Lily's Auto Sales, and at 7:00, Buffalo Pawn will take on Kendall Austin Roofing and Construction.

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Dixie Girls Softball will also be back in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, Crisp and Son will be taking on Timken on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, 1st Franklin will be taking on Civitan on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Sweetees Majors, April's Dog Palace will be taking on Eddie's Carpet on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Darlings, Rotary will be taking on Union Kar Connection on Field 6 beginning at 5:30, and In Dixie Sweetes Minors, Bonham Fire Department will be taking on Frank Hart Allstate at the City Park T-Ball Field beginning at 6:00.

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The South Carolina baseball team will look to get an important mid-week win tonight as they host the Davidson Wildcats at Founders Park. First pitch is set for 7:00.

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The Union County High School boys' and girls' soccer teams both fell to Greer on Monday night. The girls fell to Greer 5-0, and the boys were defeated 2-0. 

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In Dixie Youth action last night, the Machine Pitch Seniors league had two games scheduled. D&S Land Surveying defeated Ashley Turner State Farm Insurance, 3-1, while Founders Federal Credit Union defeated Timken Company, 4-1. In Minor League play, Jimmy's Fresh Air Galaxy defeated Rotary Club, 15-4.

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The Clemson Tigers dropped game 3 of their 3-game series with Florida State on Monday night, as they fell in a close game, 7-6. The Tigers drop to 30-7 overall, 14-4 in the ACC. They will be back in action on Wednesday as they host the Bulldogs of Georgia at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. First pitch is set for 6:30.

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The Atlanta Braves completed a 4-game sweep of the San Diego Padres on Monday night, as the Braves defeated the Padres, 5-4. The Braves have now won 5 straight games and have evened their season record at 6-6. The Braves will look to continue their winning streak tonight as they host the Washington Nationals. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. Mike Foltynewicz will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by 2016 NL Cy Young Award Winner Max Scherzer. First pitch is set for 7:35.

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut tonight from 6:00-6:25. At 6:25 we will bring you the live broadcast of Union County High School varsity baseball as they travel to Travelers Rest. First pitch will be at 6:30. After the conclusion of the game, we will join the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball vs. the Washington Nationals in progress. First pitch for that game is scheduled for 7:35.

Sports For 4/17/17

The Union County High School varsity and JV boys' soccer teams will be in action tonight as they host Greer. The JV game is set to begin at 5:30, and the varsity game will follow at 7:00.

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The Union County High School varsity girls' soccer team will also be in action tonight as they travel to Greer. That game is set to begin at 6:00.

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The Union County High School boys' golf team will host Broome today. Tee time is set for 4:20.

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The Union County High School boys' tennis team will have a match at Greer tonight. That match is set to begin at 5:00.

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The Miracle League of Union will be back in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. At 6:00, Civitan will take on Rippy's, and at 7:00, Fantastics will be taking on Buffalo Pawn.

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Dixie Girls softball will also be back in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, Crisp & Son will be taking on D&S on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Belles, Founders will be taking on P&C on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, Wicks Locksmith will be taking on VitaLink on Field 7 beginning at 5:30, and in Dixie Darlings, Union Kar Connection will be taking on Affordable Title Loans on Field 6 beginning at 5:30.

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The Union County High School varsity softball team went 2-2 at the Crescent Invitational Tournament this weekend. On Friday, Seneca defeated the Lady Jackets, 4-1. On Saturday morning, Union County defeated Hillcrest 6-2. On Saturday afternoon, the Lady Jackets shut out BHP, 11-0, and on Saturday night, Union County was shut out by Crescent as they fell 3-0. The Lady Jackets are back in action on Wednesday as they travel to Greer.

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In Dixie Youth action Friday, in the Machine Pitch Seniors league, D&S Land Surveying defeated Timken Company, 9-2, while in the battle of insurance teams, Ashley Turner State Farm knocked off Frank Hart Allstate, 6-3. In Minor League action, Kingsmore Construction shut out Humphries Sheet Metal, 8-0, while Jimmy's Fresh Air Galaxy edged Founders Federal Credit Union, 5-4.

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The Clemson Tigers baseball team will be back in action tonight in Game 3 of their series with the Florida State Seminoles in Tallahassee. Pat Krall will be on the mound as the Tigers look to take 2 of 3 from the Seminoles. First pitch is set for 7:00. Clemson split the first two games of the series with Florida State, as they won 12-10 Saturday night but fell on Sunday, 7-3.

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The South Carolina baseball team lost their 3rd-straight SEC series over the weekend as the Gamecocks lost 2 of 3 to the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Founders Park. The Gamecocks fell to Mississippi State in the first 2 games, as they lost 7-4 on Friday night and 5-4 on Saturday afternoon. The Gamecocks were able to avoid a sweep on Sunday as they defeated the Bulldogs, 6-1. The Gamecocks are now 22-13 overall and 8-7 in the SEC. South Carolina will be back in action on Tuesday as they host Davidson at Founders Park.

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The Atlanta Braves won all 3 games this weekend against the San Diego Padres in their first series in the newly opened SunTrust Park. On Friday, the Braves defeated the Padres, 5-2. On Saturday, the Braves got a 4-2 win, and on Sunday, the Braves made it four straight wins with a 9-2 win over the Padres. The Braves will go for 5 straight wins and a 4-game series sweep tonight as they take on San Diego for the final game of their 4-game series. Jaime Garcia will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Padres starter Jered Weaver. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. First pitch is set for 7:35.

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut from 6:00-6:20 tonight, followed by the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball. Pregame will begin at 6:20, and first pitch is set for 7:35.

Sports For 4/14/17

The Union County High School varsity softball team will be at a tournament at Crescent High School this afternoon. Times are still to be announced. Follow WBCU on Facebook and Twitter for any updates on times for the games.

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Dixie Girls Softball will be in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Belles, State Farm will be taking on Founders on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. That game will be followed by another Dixie Belles matchup, as P&C will take on NAPA at 7:00, also on Field 7. In Dixie Ponytails, Civitan will be taking on VitaLink on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Darlings, La Fogata will be taking on Rotary on Field 6 beginning at 5:30.

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The South Carolina baseball team is back in action tonight as they start a weekend series with Mississippi State at Founders Park. Clarke Schmidt will be on the mound for the Gamecocks. He will be opposed by Bulldogs starter Konnor Pilkington. First pitch is set for 7:00.

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The Clemson Tigers will start their weekend series on Saturday, as they travel to Tallahassee to take on the Seminoles of Florida State. Charlie Barnes, Alex Eubanks, and Pat Krall will be the weekend starters as always for the Tigers. First pitch for Saturday is set for 6:00.

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The Atlanta Braves will have their 2017 home opener tonight, as the San Diego Padres will travel to Atlanta for a 4-game series. Tonight will be the first regular season game in the newly opened SunTrust Park. Julio Teheran will be on the mound for the Braves in his third start of the year. Teheran will look to duplicate his dominant pitching from his first two starts, as he has pitched 13 consecutive scoreless innings to start off the season. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. First pitch is set for 7:35.

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The Union County High School varsity softball team fell 5-3 to Byrnes in a very tough game on Thursday night. Both teams played very well, but luck just wasn't on the Lady Jackets' side. Katelyn Petty and Kristin Kicidis each had 3 hits for the Lady Jackets. Jasmine Boyd and Bailey Betenbaugh also added two hits apiece.

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The Union County High School JV softball team also lost to Byrnes on Thursday night, as they fell 17-7 in 5 innings. They will be back in action on April 18th as they will host Travelers Rest at the Timken Sports Complex.

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In Dixie Youth action from last night, in the Ozone League, Union NCO Club defeated Lions Club, 7-2. In the other Ozone game, Crisp & Son Custom Screen Printing knocked off Brown's Roofing, 6-4.

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut from 6:00-6:20 tonight, leading us up to pregame for Atlanta Braves baseball against the San Diego Padres. Pregame will begin at 6:20, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

Sports For 4/13/17

The UCHS varsity softball team is back in action tonight as they travel to Byrnes. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. The UCHS JV softball team will also be in action tonight at Byrnes. That game is also set to begin at 6:00.

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The UCHS boys golf team will have a tournament at Woodruff today. Tee time is set for 4:20. UCHS track and field will have a meet at Chapman today beginning at 5:00.

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The Sims Middle School baseball team will travel to Dorman today. First pitch for that game is set for 5:30.

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Dixie Girls Softball are back in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels, Timken will be taking on Woodforest on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, Woodmen Chapter 323 will be taking on Civitan on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Sweetees Majors, April's Dog Palace will be taking on WoodForest lil' Divas on Field 6 at 5:30. Also in Sweetees Majors, Eddie's Carpet will be taking on State Farm on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Sweetees Minors, ShamPooches will be taking on Frank Hart Allstate at the City Park T-Ball Field beginning at 6:00.

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The UCHS varsity girls' soccer team lost to Gaffney 5-2 on Wednesday night. They will be back in action on April 17th as they travel to Greer.

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The Atlanta Braves got their 2nd win of the season on Wednesday night, as they defeated the Miami Marlins 5-4. Braves CF Ender Inciarte led the Braves with 2 home runs and 3 RBIs. Freddie Freeman also added a HR for the Braves, his 3rd of the year. Braves reliever Arodys Vizcaino got the win for the Braves, and closer Jim Johnson notched his first save of the year. The Braves are back in action on Friday as they travel back home to Atlanta for their first regular season game in the newly opened SunTrust Park. The San Diego Padres will travel to Atlanta for a 4-game series. First pitch on Friday is set for 7:35.

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We will have the live broadcast of UCHS varsity softball at Byrnes tonight here on WBCU. Airtime will be 5:55, and first pitch is set for 6:00. We will join SC Sports Talk in progress after the game, if time permits.

Sports For 4/12/17

The Union County High School varsity girls' soccer team is in action tonight as they travel to Gaffney. That game is set to begin at 5:30 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves are back in action tonight as they finish out a short 2-game series with the Miami Marlins. Jaime Garcia will be on the mound for the Braves. Tom Koehler will get the start for the Marlins. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10.

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The Union County High School varsity baseball team lost 8-7 to Rock Hill on Tuesday night in 9 innings. The Jackets fought very hard but fell just short. They will be back in action on Tuesday, April 18th, as they travel to Travelers Rest.

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In Dixie Youth baseball action from last night, the Machine Pitch Seniors were in action. New Horizon Realty soundly defeated Founders Federal Credit Union, 20-2. D&S Land Surveying shut out Timken Company, 6-0. In Minor League action, Kingsmore Construction beat Humphries Sheet Metal, 13-1, while Rotary Club held off Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction, 7-5.

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The Clemson Tigers baseball team won yet another midweek game on Tuesday night, as they defeated the Charleston Southern Buccaneers 6-5 in 11 innings. Charleston Southern jumped out to a 5-1 lead, but Clemson fought their way back to send the game into extra innings. Reed Rohlman scored the game-winning run on a walk-off RBI single down the right field line by Andrew Cox in the bottom of the 11th. Jeremy Beasley got the win for the Tigers, the first of his Clemson career. Clemson will be back in action on Saturday as they travel to Tallahassee to take on the Seminoles of Florida State for a 3-game series.

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South Carolina baseball was defeated 20-5 by the North Carolina Tar Heels on Tuesday night at BB&T Park in Charlotte. The Gamecocks have now lost by 15 runs to the Tar Heels for the 2nd consecutive year. The Gamecocks used 10 pitchers in the game, and most of them were unable to limit the North Carolina bats. LT Tolbert led the Gamecocks with 2 hits, including a 2-run HR. TJ Hopkins also chipped in with 3 hits. South Carolina will be back in action on Friday night as Mississippi State will travel to Columbia for a 3-game weekend series with the Gamecocks.

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The Atlanta Braves fell to 1-6 on the season on Tuesday night as they fell 8-4 to the Miami Marlins. Second baseman Brandon Phillips led the Braves with 2 doubles and 2 stolen bases. Nick Markakis also hit his first HR of 2017 for the Braves. Marlins LF Marcell Ozuna hit 2 HRs and had 6 RBIs in the game for Miami. 

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We will have Atlanta Braves baseball here on WBCU tonight. We will bring you pregame coverage beginning at 5:55. First pitch is set for 7:10.

Sports For 4/11/17

The Union County High School varsity baseball team is back in action tonight as they travel to Rock Hill. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00. We will bring you the live broadcast of the game here on WBCU beginning at 5:55.

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Jonesville Middle School baseball will get back in action tonight as they host the Eagles of Chesnee. First pitch is scheduled for 5:30. Sims Middle School baseball will also be in action tonight as they host the Dorman Cavaliers. First pitch is set for 5:00.

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The Clemson Tigers baseball team will host Charleston Southern tonight in a midweek game. Tyler Jackson will be on the mound for the Tigers, as he looks to build off of a stellar performance last week against Georgia. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30. The South Carolina Gamecocks will be traveling to BB&T Park in Charlotte to take on the Tar Heels of North Carolina in a midweek game. Freshman Cody Morris will be on the mound for the Gamecocks. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Miracle League of Union will continue their opening week of games tonight, as Harper General Contractors will be taking on Lily's Auto Sales at 6:00. That game will be followed by Buffalo Pawn against Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction. That game is set to begin at 7:00.

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Dixie Girls softball is back in action tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In Dixie Angels: D&S will be playing Peahuff Auto & Diesel on Field 6 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, Vitalink will be taking on 1st Franklin on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Sweetees Majors, State Farm will be taking on Eddie's Carpet on Field 7 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Darlings, La Fogata will be taking on Union Kar Connection on Field 6 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Sweetees Minors, Shampooches will be taking on Bonham Fire Department at the City Park T-Ball Field beginning at 6:00.

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The Atlanta Braves are back in action tonight, as they will be in Miami to take on the Marlins for a short 2-game series. Bartolo Colon will be on the mound for the Braves in his 2nd start of the year. He will be opposed by Marlins starter Dan Straily. First pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

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The Union County High School varsity baseball team defeated the Woodruff Wolverines 3-0 on Monday night at the Timken Sports Complex. The Yellow Jackets used 5 pitchers to hold the Wolverines to only 1 hit for the game. Great pitching, excellent fielding, and timely hitting all led to a much-needed win for the Jackets. Deebo Woods led the Jackets in hitting with a 2-run double in the bottom of the 4th. The Jackets are back in action tonight as they travel to Rock Hill.

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In Dixie Youth action from last night:

Dixie Youth Machine Pitch Seniors--Frank Hart's Allstate Insurance & Ashley Turner's State Farm Insurance tied, 4-4. New Horizon Realty defeated Founders Federal Credit Union, 13-3.

Dixie Youth Minors--Jimmy's Fresh Air Galaxy knocked off Founders Federal Credit Union, 10-2. Rotary Club shut out Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction, 11-0.

Dixie Youth O'Zone--Brown's Roofing defeated Crisp & Son Custom Screen Printing, 5-2. Lions Club held off Union NCO Club, 6-5.

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We will have the live broadcast of Union County High School varsity baseball at Rock Hill tonight beginning at 5:55. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00. After the conclusion of Union County High School at Rock Hill baseball game, we will join the live coverage of Atlanta Braves Baseball, as they battle with the Miami Marlins. First pitch for that game is scheduled for 7:35.

Sports For 4/10/17

After a week off of games due to weather cancellations, the UCHS varsity and JV baseball teams are back in action tonight as they host Woodruff at the Timken Complex. The JV game is scheduled to begin at 5. We will have the broadcast of the varsity game vs. Woodruff here on WBCU. First pitch is scheduled for 7:30.

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Sims Middle School baseball is also in action tonight as they travel to Broome. First pitch is scheduled for 5:00.

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Dixie Girls softball teams are in action tonight at Timken Complex.

In Dixie Belles, NAPA will be taking on P&C on Field 7 beginning at 7:00. In Dixie Ponytails, Woodmen Chapter 323 will be taking on 1st Franklin on Field 7. That game is set to begin at 5:30. In Dixie Darlings, Rotary will be taking on Affordable Title Loans on Field 6 beginning at 5:30. In Dixie Angels, Timken will be taking on Peahuff Auto and Diesel on Field 6. That game is set to begin at 7:00.

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The Miracle League of Union County begins their 2017 season with two games tonight. At 6:00, Civitan will be taking on Rippy's. At 7:00, Fantastics will be taking on Kendall Austin Roofing and Construction. The Union County High School football team will be buddies for tonight's games.

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The USC Union Bantams traveled to Lander on Saturday and split a doubleheader with the Bearcats. In Game 1, the Bantams defeated Lander 7-6; however, they fell to the Bearcats 5-4 in Game 2. On Sunday, the Bantams finished their 2017 season with another close, 2-1 loss to Lander. They finish the season 8-6 and will make the jump to the National Junior College level next season.

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The Clemson baseball team swept the Virginia Tech Hokies over the weekend at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. In Game 1 on Friday night, the Tigers used a great pitching performance from Charlie Barnes and timely hitting to defeat the Hokies 12-1. In Game 2, Clemson kept rolling with a 6-3 win behind the pitching of Alex Eubanks on Saturday afternoon. In the series finale on Sunday afternoon, Clemson starter Pat Krall improved to 6-0 on the season as the Tigers finished the sweep of Virginia Tech with an 8-3 win. The Tigers will be back in action on Tuesday as they host Charleston Southern. First pitch is set for 6:30.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team split the final two games of their 3-game series with Vanderbilt over the weekend. On Friday night, the Gamecocks fell to the Commodores 5-3 in 13 innings. However, the Gamecocks bounced back on Saturday in Game 3, as they defeated Vanderbilt 6-1 behind 6 no hit-innings from Gamecock sophomore starter Adam Hill. The Gamecocks will look to string some wins together as they travel to BB&T Park in Charlotte to take on the University of North Carolina on Tuesday. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Atlanta Braves were swept over the weekend by the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh. On Friday, the Braves fell 5-4, and they couldn't bounce back on Saturday as they lost once again to the Pirates, 6-4. The Braves ended a difficult weekend on Sunday afternoon with a 6-5 loss to the Pirates in 10 innings. They fall to 1-5 on the season. The Braves look to bounce back as they travel to Miami to take on the Marlins for a short 2-game series beginning on Tuesday.

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Trevor Eman and the Extreme Pro Stock team from Aruba showed they mean business this season at the recent PDRA East Coast Nationals, the team's first race of the season. They qualified at the top of the Extreme Pro Stock pack, their 4.04 effort flying past the other 13 cars present. They followed up a great qualifying run as the team advanced to the semifinals, where they fell just short. Although Eman and the team had hoped for a win, beginning the year with a number one qualifying award and a semifinal finish provided a strong base for the season. Follow Team Aruba on Facebook and Twitter, where you can find race results, team updates, videos, and photos. Also, leave your comments to cheer on Team Aruba.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut from 6:05-7:25. At 7:25, we'll bring you the live broadcast of Union County High School varsity baseball as they take on Woodruff. First pitch from Timken is scheduled for 7:30.

Sports For 4/7/17

South Carolina baseball's late inning rally was not enough on Thursday night as they fell to the Vanderbilt Commodores, 7-6. Vanderbilt pulled out to a 6-1 lead in the fifth, but Alex Destino homered in the bottom of the sixth for the Gamecocks to cut the deficit to 4. Vanderbilt responded with a solo homer in the top of the seventh to extend their lead back to 5. However, the Gamecock bats came alive in the bottom of the 8th, as LT Tolbert hit a 3-run home run to cut the lead to 2. Jacob Olson followed with a double, and Madison Stokes drove him in with an RBI single. Unfortunately, that was all the damage the Gamecocks could do, as their rally fell just short. The Gamecocks fall to 20-11 overall for the season, and 5-5 in the conference. They will look to bounce back tonight as they take on Vanderbilt in game 2 of the weekend series. Clarke Schmidt will be on the mound for the Gamecocks. He will be opposed by Commodores starter Kyle Wright.

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The #5 Clemson Tigers baseball team will begin a three-game series tonight as they host the Hokies of Virginia Tech. Charlie Barnes will be on the mound for the Tigers. He will be opposed by Hokies starter Connor Coward. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30.

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The Atlanta Braves fell to the New York Mets 6-2 on Thursday night. Mets starter Matt Harvey held the Braves in check, as they were only able to score 2 runs on 3 hits. Braves left fielder Matt Kemp once again led the Braves in hitting, as he continues an outstanding start to his 2017 season. Kemp went 2-4 with 2 home runs in the contest. Braves starter Jaime Garcia allowed 4 runs in 6 innings in his Braves debut. The Braves fall to 1-2 on the season and will look to rebound today as they travel to Pittsburgh for a 3-game series. Mike Foltynewicz will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Pirates starter Ivan Nova. We will have the broadcast here on WBCU beginning at 12:35. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05.

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The USC Union Bantams baseball team has announced the signing of two new players to their program. McBee High School outfielder Charles Herrington and York High School catcher CJ Grant are the newest Bantam signees. Both are expected to make major plays on the field and in the classroom, as the Bantams make the jump to the National Junior College level next season. The Bantams are 7-4 so far this season and will finish up their 2017 season on Saturday, April 8th, as they travel to Lander for a doubleheader. We will have the broadcast here on WBCU.

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The Miracle League of Union County will have officials at Timken Park today from 4-6pm for uniform pickup. The Miracle League will begin its season on Monday, April 10th.

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We will have a number of live broadcasts this weekend here on WBCU. Today, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball at Pittsburgh. We will bring you the pregame show beginning at 12:35. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05. Tonight, we will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut from 6:05-8:00. On Saturday, we will have the live broadcast of the USC Union Bantams baseball doubleheader at Lander. Coverage will begin at 12:55. On Saturday evening, we will once again bring you Atlanta Braves baseball from Pittsburgh, as the Braves take on the Pirates for Game 2 of the weekend series. Airtime will be 5:50, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:05. Finally, on Sunday, we will have the series finale between the Atlanta Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates. Airtime will be 12:30, and first pitch is scheduled for 1:35.

Sports For 4/6/17

The UCHS varsity and JV baseball games were cancelled on Wednesday night due to severe weather. Both teams will be back in action on April 10th, as both teams will travel to Woodruff.

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The 6th-ranked South Carolina baseball team begins an important three-game series tonight as they host the 21st-ranked Vanderbilt Commodores at Founders Park. Junior Wil Crowe will take the mound for the Gamecocks in Game 1. He will be opposed by Patrick Raby for the Commodores. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Atlanta Braves picked up their first win of the 2017 season on Wednesday night, as they defeated the New York Mets 3-1 in 12 innings. The game was tied at 1 going into extra innings, and the Braves scored two runs in the top of the 12th to propel them to the win. Matt Kemp led the Braves, going 3-for-5 with 3 doubles, including the go-ahead 2-run double in the top of the 12th. Third baseman Adonis Garcia had the RBI for the Braves. Bartolo Colon pitched very well in his Braves debut, as he went six innings, surrendering 1 run on only 2 hits, while striking out 6. Braves Closer Jim Johnson got the win for the Braves, pitching two scoreless innings in his season debut. A Jay Bruce homer produced the only run for the Mets. The Braves will go for the series win tonight as Jaime Garcia takes the mound in his Braves debut. He will be opposed by Mets starter Matt Harvey. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10.

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The Miracle League of Union is excited to begin their new season. Officials will be at Timken Park for uniform pick-up on Friday, April 7th, from 4-6pm. The Miracle League season will begin with games on Monday and Tuesday of next week.

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We will have Braves baseball tonight here on WBCU. Pregame begins at 5:55, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:10.

Sports For 4/5/17

The UCHS varsity baseball team will be in action tonight as they travel to Chester. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30. We will bring you coverage of the game here on WBCU beginning at 6:25. The JV baseball team is also in action tonight as they travel to Emerald. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00.

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The Atlanta Braves are back in action tonight as they take on the New York Mets in game 2 of their season-opening 3-game series. Former Met Bartolo Colon makes his Braves debut. He will be opposed by Mets starter Jacob DeGrom. First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m.

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The South Carolina baseball team defeated the Furman Paladins 6-1 at Founders Park on Tuesday night. Sophomore LT Tolbert led the Gamecocks, going 2-4 with 3 RBIs. Freshman Carlos Cortes drove in 2 runs with a double in the 4th inning. Gamecock pitching was led by 3 freshmen, as starter Cody Morris and relievers Cody Lee and Sawyer Bridges combined to surrender 1 run on 7 hits to the Paladins. The Gamecocks are back in action on Thursday night as they begin a pivotal SEC series with the Vanderbilt Commodores.

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The Clemson baseball team also got a win on Tuesday night as they defeated the Georgia Bulldogs 4-0 in Athens. Clemson catcher Chris Williams launched a 2-run HR in the 1st inning, and that was more than enough for Clemson starter Tyler Jackson, who was outstanding on Tuesday night. Jackson tossed 7-2/3 of scoreless baseball, while scattering only 4 hits and striking out 5. The Tigers are back in action on Friday as they return home to host the Hokies of Virginia Tech for a three-game series.

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Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook made NBA history on Tuesday night, as he tied Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson for most triple-doubles in a season with 41. With 5 games to go in the season, Westbrook has the chance to be the all-time leader in triple-doubles in a season, as well as join Oscar Robertson as the only players to average a triple-double for an entire season.

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We will have UCHS baseball from Chester tonight starting at 6:25, weather permitting. We will also have Atlanta Braves coverage as soon as the game at Chester is over. For updates on the impending weather and potential game cancellations, follow WBCU on Facebook and Twitter. In the event of a cancellation, we will bring you full coverage of Atlanta Braves baseball.

Sports For 4/4/17

The UCHS varsity and JV baseball games at Woodruff were cancelled due to rain and thunderstorms on Monday afternoon. Varsity will be back in action on Wednesday at Chester, while the JVs will also be on the road as they travel to Emerald.

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The UNC Tar Heels defeated the Gonzaga Bulldogs 71-65 to win the men's basketball championship on Monday night. Joel Berry, II, led the Tar Heels with 22 points, 3 rebounds, and 6 assists. Justin Jackson chipped in 16 points, and Isaiah Hicks added 13 points and 9 rebounds. Gonzaga was led by Nigel Williams Goss, who finished with 15 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists.

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The Clemson baseball team is back in action tonight, as they travel to Athens to take on the Bulldogs of Georgia. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00. South Carolina's baseball team is also back in action tonight, as they host the Furman Paladins at Founders Park. Freshman Cody Morris will take the hill for the Gamecocks. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00.

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The Atlanta Braves began their 2017 campaign with a 6-0 loss to the New York Mets in New York. While the Braves took the Opening Day loss, Julio Teherán was in midseason form, tossing 6 innings of scoreless baseball, allowing only 4 hits and striking out 6. The Mets scored all of their 6 runs in the bottom of the 7th inning, capped off by a 2-out, 3-run double by Mets first baseman Lucas Duda. Reliever Ian Krol took the loss for the Braves, allowing 3 runs in only 1/3 of an inning in his season debut. Hansel Robles was awarded the win for the Mets. Starter Noah Syndergaard tossed 6 scoreless innings, allowing only 5 hits and striking out 7. Freddie Freeman led the Braves with 3 hits, including a triple, as he finished 3-4 for the game. Dansby Swanson, Matt Kemp, Brandon Phillips, and Tyler Flowers all added one hit apiece for the Braves. The Braves are back in action on Wednesday as former Met Bartolo Colon takes the mound in his Braves debut. He will be opposed by Jacob DeGrom. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10.

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Due to the inclement weather in the area, the University of South Carolina postponed their welcome-back celebration for the women's basketball national championship team. The university will instead have a parade starting at 3pm on Sunday afternoon in downtown Columbia. A rally will follow on the State House grounds.

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut tonight from 6:05-8.

Sports For 4/3/17

Today's local sports schedule has the UCHS JV baseball team in action at Woodruff at 5 p.m. The varsity baseball team travels to Woodruff to take on the Wolverines at 7:30 p.m. We'll have the action on WBCU tonight, starting at 7:25 with the pregame lineups. These games are weather permitting, as showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast for tonight.

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Congratulations to the South Carolina Lady Gamecocks, who defeated Mississippi State last night in the national championship game, 67-55. The win was the first women's basketball national championship in school history. A'ja Wilson led the Gamecocks with 23 points and 10 rebounds en route to being named the Women's Final Four's Most Outstanding Player. Alisha Gray also chipped in with 18 points and 10 rebounds.

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While the Lady Gamecocks were able to celebrate their national championship, the Gamecock men's magical season ended in disappointment with a nail-biting loss to #1 seed Gonzaga in the Final Four in Arizona. The Gamecocks fought hard but fell to Gonzaga, 77-73. P.J. Dozier led the Gamecocks with 17 points and 9 rebounds, while Chris Silva posted a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds. Seniors Sindarius Thornwell and Duane Notice also scored in double digits for the Gamecocks. Gonzaga advances to face the North Carolina Tar Heels tonight in the men's national championship game. North Carolina got past Oregon in the other national semifinal Saturday.

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In college baseball over the weekend, Clemson took two of three from Georgia Tech on the road. Clemson won Friday's game 11-6. They fell to the Yellow Jackets on Saturday, 5-1. Clemson clinched the series Sunday with a 13-6 win. Clemson gets back in action Tuesday in Athens, GA, taking on the Georgia Bulldogs.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks lost two of three to the #10 Auburn Tigers over the weekend. Both of their losses were by one run. The Gamecocks lost 5-4 on Friday. They bounced back with a 7-0 win on Saturday. The Gamecocks led Auburn 5-3 in the bottom of the 9th Sunday before Auburn hit a walk-off three-run homer to beat South Carolina, 6-5. The Gamecocks host Furman Tuesday.

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The Atlanta Braves begin their 2017 campaign in New York today as they take on the Mets at 1:10 p.m. Julio Teherán will make his fourth-straight opening day start for the Braves. He'll be opposed by Noah Syndergaard, who will start opening day for the NY Mets.

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We'll have Atlanta Braves baseball for you today, as the Braves travel to New York to take on the Mets. We'll join the pregame show in progress at 12:35 p.m. after an abbreviated noon report. First pitch is set for 1:10 p.m. Tonight, we'll have SC Sports Talk from 6:05-7:25. At 7:25 p.m., weather permitting, we'll have UCHS baseball for you, as Union County travels to take on Woodruff tonight. First pitch is set for 7:30 p.m.

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