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Sports For 6/27/17

The Atlanta Braves will begin a 3-game midweek series with the San Diego Padres tonight in San Diego. Sean Newcomb will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Padres starter Jhoulys Chacin. We will have the live broadcast as always here on WBCU. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 10:10.

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The NBA All-Rookie Teams were announced on Monday afternoon, as Joel Embiid and Malcolm Brogdon headlined the first team all-rookie squad. They were joined on the first team by Dario Saric, Buddy Hield, and Wily Hernangomez. The 2nd team all-rookie team consisted of Jamal Murray, Brandon Ingram, Marquese Chriss, Jaylen Brown, and Yogi Ferrell. The NBA All-Defensive teams were also announced on Monday afternoon. The first team consisted of Draymond Green, Rudy Gobert, Kawhi Leonard, Chris Paul, and Patrick Beverly. The 2nd team consisted of Tony Allen, Danny Green, Anthony Davis, Andre Roberson, and Giannis Antetokounmpo.

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Union County Youth Football registration will begin on July 11th for 5- to 12-year-olds. You can register your child at the Timken Sports Complex. The cost will be $55.

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We will have SC Sports Talk tonight here on WBCU beginning at 6:00. At 8:55, we will bring you the live pregame coverage of Atlanta Braves baseball, as they travel west for a 3-game midweek series with the San Diego Padres. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 10:10.

Sports For 6/26/17

The Atlanta Braves took 2 of 3 games from the Milwaukee Brewers over the weekend in a 3-game weekend series at SunTrust Park. On Friday night, the Braves defeated the Brewers, 5-4. They followed up their win on Friday with a series-clinching win on Saturday, as they once again defeated the Brewers, 3-1. On Sunday, the Brewers were able to salvage the series, as they shut out the Braves, 7-0. The Braves are now 36-39 on the season. The Braves are off today and will travel west for a 3-game series with the San Diego Padres. Game 1 will be played Tuesday night, as Sean Newcomb will look to continue his impressive streak of good starts to start off his Major League career. First pitch is scheduled for 10:10.

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2 local college stars were drafted in the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday night, as South Carolina forward Sindarius Thornwell and Clemson Tigers forward Jaron Blossomgame were picked in the 2nd Round. Thornwell was selected 48th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks, but was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers shortly after being selected. Blossomgame was picked 58th overall by the San Antonio Spurs. South Carolina Guard PJ Dozier was expected to be selected but went undrafted. Dozier signed a free agent deal with the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday morning.

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Columbia Fireflies outfielder Tim Tebow was promoted to the New York Mets’ high Class A affiliate in St. Lucie, Florida, on Sunday afternoon. He entered his final Fireflies game batting .222 with three home runs and 23 RBIs.

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Union County Youth Football registration will begin on July 11th for 5- to 12-year-olds. You can register your child at the Timken Sports Complex. The cost will be $55.

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We will have SC Sports Talk tonight here on WBCU beginning at 6:00.

Sports For 6/23/17

In a game that featured another rain delay, the Atlanta Braves used an 8-run 5th inning to take a 12-6 lead and withstood a late Giants rally to win last night, 12-11. The Atlanta Braves will begin a 3-game weekend series with the NL Central Division-leading Milwaukee Brewers tonight at SunTrust Park. The pitching matchups for the series are expected to be Mike Foltynewicz vs. Jimmy Nelson tonight, RA Dickey vs. Matt Garza on Saturday afternoon, and Julio Teheran vs. Zach Davies on Sunday afternoon. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:35. We will have the live broadcast as always tonight here on WBCU.

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As expected, Washington PG Markelle Fultz was selected with the #1 overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday night. UCLA G Lonzo Ball was taken 2nd overall by the Los Angeles Lakers, and Duke F Jayson Tatum was selected 3rd overall by the Celtics. The Phoenix Suns picked Kansas F Josh Jackson with the 4th pick, and the Sacramento Kings selected Kentucky G D'Aaron Fox with the 5th pick to round out the top 5. One of the league's best players will be on the move as a result of a draft day trade agreed to on Thursday night. The Bulls and Timberwolves agreed on a trade that would send All-Star G Jimmy Butler to the Timberwolves and guards Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn to the Bulls. The Bulls also acquired the #7 pick, where they drafted Arizona F Lauri Markkkanen.

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Union County Youth Football Registration will begin on July 11th for 5- to 12-year-olds. You can register your child at the Timken Sports Complex. The cost will be $55.

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We will have SC Sports Talk tonight here on WBCU from 6:00-6:20, leading up to the live pregame coverage of Atlanta Braves baseball as they take on the Milwaukee Brewers for Game 1 of their 3-game series. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:35. Also, make sure to tune into the WBCU Sports Hour presented by Ashley Turner State Farm on Saturday morning from 9-10.

Sports For 6/22/17

The Atlanta Braves waited out a rain delay and extra innings to take a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Giants last night. Matt Kemp hit a walk-off, 2-run homer in the bottom of the 11th to end the game. The Braves will finish out their 4-game midweek series with the San Francisco Giants tonight, as Jaime Garcia will get the start for the Braves. He will be opposed by Giants starter Matt Cain. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:35. 

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University of South Carolina head men’s basketball coach Frank Martin announced today the signing of six student-athletes set to join the Gamecocks beginning with the 2017-18 campaign: G David Beatty, G Frank Booker, C Jason Cudd, F Ibrahim Doumbia, F Felipe Haase, and F Justin Minaya are the 6 newcomers to the program. Beatty, Cudd, Doumbia, Haase, and Minaya each have four years of eligibility, while Booker, a graduate transfer, has one year of eligibility remaining.

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The 2017 NBA Draft will be tonight in Brooklyn. The Philadelphia 76ers hold the first pick after acquiring it in a trade on Monday with the Boston Celtics. They are expected to pick Washington point guard Markelle Fultz with the 1st pick. The rest of the top 5 picks will be the Los Angeles Lakers at pick #2, the Boston Celtics at pick 3, the Phoenix Suns at pick 4, and rounding out the top 5 will be the Sacramento Kings. 3 local college players will be hoping to hear their names called tonight, as former South Carolina Gamecocks Sindarius Thornwell and PJ Dozier and former Clemson Tiger Jaron Blossomgame all are expected to be picked somewhere in the mid-to-late 2nd round. The NBA Draft will be televised on ESPN and is scheduled to begin at 7:00.

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We will have SC Sports Talk tonight here on WBCU from 6:00-6:20, leading up to the live pregame coverage of Atlanta Braves baseball, as they take on the San Francisco Giants for the series finale of their 4-game series. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:35.

Sports For 6/21/17

The Atlanta Braves were defeated 6-3 on Tuesday night to fall to 32-38 on the season. The Braves led 2-0 entering the 8th inning, but the Giants scored 5 runs in the top of the 8th to take the lead. The Braves were led in hitting by 3B Johan Camargo, who had 3 hits, including a double, a triple and an RBI. Matt Kemp and Ender Inciarte had the other RBIs for the Braves in the loss. The Giants were led in hitting by LF Austin Slater, who had a 3-run HR. Brandon Belt also added a HR in the win. The Braves and Giants will play game 3 of their 4-game series tonight, as Sean Newcomb will make his 3rd career start for the Braves. He will be opposed by Giants starter Jeff Samardzja. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:35. We will have the live broadcast as always here on WBCU.

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There were 2 major trades in the NBA on Tuesday afternoon in advance of the NBA Draft on Thursday night. The Atlanta Hawks and Charlotte Hornets agreed on a trade that will send C Dwight Howard and the 31st overall pick from the Hawks to the Hornets, and C Miles Plumlee, G Marco Bellinelli and the 41st overall pick from the Hornets to the Hawks. Dwight Howard played only one year with his hometown Hawks. The 2nd trade of the night was between the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets. The Lakers traded G DeAngelo Russell and C Timofey Mozgov to the Nets for C Brook Lopez and the 27th overall pick in Thursday's draft. The NBA Draft is set for 7:00 pm on Thursday night.

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Clemson Tigers freshman SS Logan Davidson was one of six players selected on Tuesday to participate in the 2017 College Home Run Derby in Omaha, Nebraska. The event takes place on Saturday, July 1st, at 9 p.m. and will be televised live on ESPN2.

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We will have SC Sports Talk tonight here on WBCU from 6:00-6:20 leading up to the live pregame coverage of Atlanta Braves baseball, as they take on the San Francisco Giants for Game 3 of their 4-game series. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:35.

Sports For 6/20/17

The Atlanta Braves shut out the San Francisco Giants 9-0 on Monday night to improve to 32-37 on the season. The Braves got a great start from RA Dickey, who pitched 7 scoreless innings, allowing only 3 hits and striking out 6. Dickey now has a 5-5 record on the season. The Braves were led in hitting by Matt Adams, who went 2-for-4 with a HR and 2 RBIs. Ender Inciarte added 3 hits, and Dansby Swanson and Johan Camargo each added 2 hits in the win. The Braves and Giants will be back in action tonight. Julio Teheran will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Giants starter Matt Moore. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:35.

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The Carolina Panthers’ 2017 training camp schedule has been set, according to their website. The camp will open on Wednesday, July 26th, with a kick-off party. That party will start at 4:00 p.m. The team will then practice from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Gibbs Stadium on Wofford College’s campus. This will be the 23rd consecutive year that Wofford has hosted the Panthers’ training camp. Fan Fest at Bank of America Stadium will take place on Friday, August 4th, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. All practices at the training camp and additional activities are free and open to the public. The camp will end on August 13th.

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On Monday afternoon, the Cleveland Cavaliers made the decision to part ways with general manager David Griffin. Griffin's contract was up at the end of the month, and after extensive talks with owner Dan Gilbert, no agreement on an extension was reached. The Cavaliers are expected to pursue former NBA All-Star Chauncey Billups to fill their general manager position.

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We will have SC Sports Talk tonight here on WBCU from 6:00-6:20, leading up to the live pregame coverage of Atlanta Braves baseball, as they take on the San Francisco Giants for game 2 of their 4-game series. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:35.

Sports For 6/19/17

The Atlanta Braves took 2 of 3 games from the Miami Marlins over the weekend in their 3-game weekend series at SunTrust Park. On Friday night, the Braves were shut out 5-0 but bounced back to win the final 2 games of the series, as they defeated the Marlins 8-7 in 10 innings on Saturday, and won another close game 5-4 on Sunday. The Braves are now 31-37 on the season and have moved into 2nd place in the National League East. The Braves will get back in action tonight, as they begin a 4-game midweek series with the San Francisco Giants in Atlanta. RA Dickey will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Giants starter Johnny Cueto. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:35.

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Brooks Koepka used a 5-under 67 on Sunday afternoon to win the 2017 U.S. Open, the first major win of his career. Koepka was consistent all throughout the tournament and finished the tournament at minus-16, tying Rory McIlroy for the lowest total tournament score in US Open history. Brian Harman and Hideki Matsuyama tied for 2nd at minus-12. Greenville native Bill Haas tied for 5th at minus-10.

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On Sunday afternoon, Fort Dorchester QB Dakereon Joyner committed to the University of South Carolina over NC State. Joyner made his announcement on Father's Day to honor his late father. Joyner is the 9th commitment for the Gamecocks' 2018 class.

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The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers have agreed in principle on a trade, where the Celtics would send the #1 overall pick in the draft to the 76ers for the #3 overall pick and a future first-round pick. The 76ers are expected to take Washington PG Markelle Fultz with the 1st overall pick. The trade is expected to be finalized sometime today.

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We will have SC Sports Talk tonight here on WBCU from 6:00-6:20, leading up to the live pregame coverage of Atlanta Braves baseball, as they take on the San Francisco Giants for Game 1 of their 4-game series. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:35.

Sports For 6/16/17

The Atlanta Braves will be back in action tonight as they return to Atlanta to take on the Miami Marlins for a 3-game weekend series at SunTrust Park. Sean Newcomb will look to build off a fantastic MLB debut last Saturday, as he will get the start for the Braves. He will be opposed by Marlins starter Dan Straily. The projected starting pitchers for the weekend are Jaime Garcia vs. Jeff Locke on Saturday, and Mike Foltynewicz vs. Jose Urena on Sunday. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:35. We will have the live broadcast as always here on WBCU. 

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Clemson shortstop Logan Davidson was named to the Perfect Game’s First-Team Freshman All-America list at shortstop on Thursday afternoon. Davidson was one of only two Tigers to play and start all 63 games in 2017, as he hit .286 with 56 runs, nine doubles, 12 homers, 41 RBIs, a .388 on-base percentage, 42 walks and 10 steals. He became the first Tiger shortstop to hit double-digit homers in a season since Taylor Harbin in 2007.

USC freshman outfielder Carlos Cortes was also been named to the team. He hit .286 in his freshman season with the Gamecocks, with a team-high 12 homers as well as 41 RBIs.

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Former Union star Kyle Browning will be hosting his 2nd-annual Black & Gold Football Camp for kids ages 6-18 on Saturday, June 17th at Union County Stadium. Parents who are interested in having their child attend this year’s camp can get more information and sign up at www.blackandgoldfbcamp.com or send an email to blackandgoldfootballcamp@gmail.com. The registration fee is now $40, and you can sign up until June 17th, the day of the camp. The registration fee includes lunch and a t-shirt. Make sure to tune into the WBCU Sports Hour presented by Ashley Turner State Farm on Saturday morning from 9:00-10:00, as we will be broadcasting the radio show live from Union County Stadium. 

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut here on WBCU tonight from 6:00-6:20, leading up to the live pregame coverage of Atlanta Braves baseball, as they take on the Miami Marlins. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:35.

Sports For 6/15/17

The Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals 13-2 on Wednesday afternoon to take 2 of 3 games from the 1st-place Nationals. The Braves are now 29-36 on the year. The Braves had 16 hits in the win, including 4 from Brandon Phillips and 3 apiece from Ender Inciarte and Nick Markakis. Matt Adams added 2 hits and Kurt Suzuki added 2 hits, including a HR. Starter Julio Teheran improved to 6-4 with the win on Wednesday, as he pitched 7 innings, allowing only 2 runs on 6 hits. The Nationals were led in hitting by CF Brian Goodwin, who had a HR and 2 RBIs. The Braves will have an off day today and will be back in action on Friday night, as they return home to SunTrust Park to take on the Miami Marlins for a 3-game weekend series. 

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Former Union star Kyle Browning will be hosting his 2nd-annual Black & Gold Football Camp for kids ages 6-18 on Saturday, June 17, at Union County Stadium. Parents who are interested in having their child attend this year’s camp can get more information and sign up at www.blackandgoldfbcamp.com or send an email to blackandgoldfootballcamp@gmail.com. The registration fee is now $40, and you can sign up until June 17th, the day of the camp. The registration fee includes lunch and a t-shirt. Make sure to tune into the WBCU Sports Hour presented by Ashley Turner State Farm Insurance on Saturday morning as we will be broadcasting the show live from Union County Stadium. 

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut tonight here on WBCU beginning at 6:00.

Sports For 6/14/17

The Atlanta Braves fell to the Washington Nationals 10-5 on Tuesday night to fall to 28-36 on the season. The Braves were led in hitting by Dansby Swanson and Brandon Phillips, who each had 3 hits, including a double. 3B Rio Ruiz also added a HR in the loss for the Braves. RA Dickey took the loss in the game, as he surrendered 8 earned runs in 5 innings of work. The Nationals were led in hitting by 1B Ryan Zimmerman, who had 2 HR in the win. The Braves and Nationals will be back in action this afternoon for Game 3 of their 3-game series. Julio Teheran will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Nationals starter Tanner Roark. First pitch for today's game is scheduled for 4:05.

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3 more local college players were drafted in the 2017 MLB Draft on Tuesday afternoon. Clemson starter Charlie Barnes was selected in the 4th round, 106th overall, by the Minnesota Twins, South Carolina closer Tyler Johnson was selected in the 5th round, 147th overall by the Chicago White Sox, and Clemson outfielder Chase Pinder was selected in the 7th round, 214th overall by the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Former Union star Kyle Browning will be hosting his 2nd-annual Black & Gold Football Camp for kids ages 6-18 on Saturday, June 17, at Union County Stadium. Parents who are interested in having their child attend this year’s camp can get more information and sign up at www.blackandgoldfootballcamp.com, or send an email to blackandgoldfootballcamp@gmail.com. The registration fee is now $40, and you can sign up until June 17th, the day of the camp. The registration fee includes lunch and a t-shirt.

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We will have the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball this afternoon here on WBCU. Pregame coverage is set for 2:50, and first pitch is scheduled for 4:05. At 6:00, we will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut.

Sports For 6/13/17

The Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals 11-10 on Monday night in Game 1 of the 3-game series between the 2 teams. The Braves hit 5 home runs in the game, as Matt Adams had 2, and Nick Markakis, Matt Kemp, and Tyler Flowers all added one apiece. Jason Motte got the win in relief for the Braves. Closer Jim Johnson also converted his 13th save of the year in the win. The Nationals were led in hitting by SS Trea Turner, who had three hits, including a HR. The Braves and Nationals will be back in action tonight, as RA Dickey will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Nationals starter Joe Ross. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:05.

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2 Former South Carolina baseball players were selected on the first night of the MLB Draft on Monday night. Pitcher Clarke Schmidt was taken in the 1st Round, 16th overall, by the New York Yankees. Pitcher Wil Crowe was taken in the 2nd Round, 62nd overall, by the Washington Nationals. 

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The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night to clinch the NBA Championship. Warriors Forward Kevin Durant was named NBA Finals MVP. The Warriors are now NBA Champions for the 2nd time in 3 years.

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Kyle Browning will be hosting his 2nd-annual Black & Gold Football Camp for kids ages 6-18 on Saturday, June 17, at Union County Stadium. Parents who are interested in having their child attend this year’s camp can get more information and sign up at blackandgoldfootballcamp.com or send an email to blackandgoldfootballcamp@gmail.com. The registration fee is now $40, and you can sign up up until June 17th, the day of the camp. The registration fee includes lunch and a t-shirt.

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We will have the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball here on WBCU tonight, as they take on the Washington Nationals. Pregame is set for 5:50, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:05.

Sports For 6/12/17

The Atlanta Braves lost 3 of 4 to the New York Mets in a 4-game weekend series at SunTrust Park over the weekend. The Braves started off the series with a win on Friday night as they defeated the Mets 3-2. The Braves fell in both games of a doubleheader on Saturday, as they fell 6-1 in Game 1 and 8-1 in Game 2. The Braves were unable to even up the series on Sunday afternoon, as they fell once again to the Mets, 2-1. The Braves are now 27-35 on the season, good enough for 3rd place in the NL East. The Braves will get back in action tonight, as they travel to Washington to take on the 1st-place Nationals. Mike Foltynewicz will be on the mound for the Braves, looking to build off an excellent outing in his last start. He will be opposed by Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg. We will have the live broadcast, as always, here on WBCU. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:05.

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Game 5 of the NBA Finals will be tonight in Golden State, as the Warriors take a 3-1 series lead into the game, needing only one more win to clinch the NBA Championship. The Cavaliers won Game 4 on Friday night to avoid elimination. Tip-off for Game 5 is scheduled for 9:00.

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Kyle Browning will be hosting his 2nd-annual Black & Gold Football Camp for kids ages 6-18 on Saturday, June 17, at Union County Stadium. Parents who are interested in having their child attend this year’s camp can get more information and sign up at blackandgoldfootballcamp.com or send an email to blackandgoldfootballcamp@gmail.com. The registration fee is now $40, and you can sign up up until June 17th, the day of the camp. The registration fee includes lunch and a t-shirt.

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We will have the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball here on WBCU tonight, as they take on the Washington Nationals. Pregame is set for 5:50, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:05.

Sports For 6/9/17

The Atlanta Braves defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Thursday night to split the 4-game series between the 2 teams. For the second straight night, the Braves got a great start from their starting pitcher, as RA Dickey pitched 7 innings, allowing only 1 run on 3 hits and striking out 8. The Braves were led in hitting by 4 different players, as Brandon Phillips, Matt Kemp, Matt Adams, and Tyler Flowers all recorded 2 hits in the win. The Braves will remain at SunTrust Park as the New York Mets will travel to Atlanta for the 3-game weekend series. The series will get underway tonight, as Julio Teheran will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Mets starter Matt Harvey. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:35.

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On Wednesday night, the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 118-113 in Game 3 of the NBA Finals to take a 3-0 lead in the series. The Warriors were led by Kevin Durant, who recorded 31 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in the 4th. Klay Thompson added 30 points and Steph Curry added 26. The Cavaliers were led by LeBron James, who had 39 points. Kyrie Irving added 38 points in the loss. The Warriors are now one win away from clinching the NBA Championship as well as clinching a perfect 16-0 postseason record. Game 4 will be tonight in Cleveland. Tip off is scheduled for 9:00.

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

 

Sports For 6/8/17

On Wednesday night, the Atlanta Braves defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 14-1 to improve to 25-32 on the season. The Braves carried a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the 7th and then scored 4 runs in the 7th and 6 runs in the 8th to jump out to a 14-0 lead. The Phillies broke up the shutout with a run in the top of the 9th. The Braves were led in hitting by Dansby Swanson, who recorded 3 hits, including a HR and 3 RBIs, and Nick Markakis, who had 3 hits and 5 RBIs in the win. Matt Adams also added a HR and 3 RBIs. Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz was outstanding in the win, pitching 7 scoreless innings while only allowing 4 hits and striking out 4. The Braves will look for a series split with the Phillies tonight, as RA Dickey will get the start on the mound. He will be opposed by Phillies starter Ben Lively. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:35.

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The Hall of Fame Committee is seeking nominations of individuals to be considered for the UCHS Athletic Hall of Fame. If you would like to nominate an individual from any of the county’s former high schools or Union County High School, you may do so by visiting the Union County Schools website at www.union.k12.sc.us and download the nomination form. Forms may also be picked up at Union County High School, Jonesville Elementary/Middle School, or Lockhart Schools. After completing, please email the form to saddis_JES@union.k12.sc.us or mail the form to Union County High School Athletic Dept., 1163 Lakeside Drive, Union, SC, 29379. All required information must be completed for nominations to be considered. Completed forms must be in by July 31 in order to be considered for selection this year.

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

Sports For 6/7/17

The Atlanta Braves were defeated 3-1 on Tuesday night by the Philadelphia Phillies to fall to 24-31 on the season. The Braves got a great start from starter Jaime Garcia, but Phillies starter Aaron Nola was even better, allowing only one run on 5 hits in 8 innings of work. The Braves were led in hitting by 2B Brandon Phillips, who had 3 hits, including a double. The Braves will play game 3 of their 4-game series tonight with the Phillies, as Mike Foltytnewicz will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Phillies starter Jerad Eickhoff. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:35.

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On Tuesday night, the University South Carolina announced the resignation of head baseball coach Chad Holbrook, effective immediately. Athletic Director Ray Tanner is scheduled to meet with the media sometime this afternoon to discuss the decision. Follow WBCU for any updates regarding the coaching search.

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Game 3 of the NBA Finals will be tonight in Cleveland, as the Cavaliers look to get a much-needed win against the Golden State Warriors, who hold a 2-0 series lead. Tip off for Game 3 is set for 9:00.

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The Hall of Fame Committee is seeking nominations of individuals to be considered for the UCHS Athletic Hall of Fame. If you would like to nominate an individual from any of the county’s former high schools or Union County High School, you may do so by visiting the Union County Schools website at www.union.k12.sc.us and download the nomination form. Forms may also be picked up at Union County High School, Jonesville Elementary/Middle School, or Lockhart Schools. After completing, please email the form to saddis_JES@union.k12.sc.us or mail the form to Union County High School Athletic Dept., 1163 Lakeside Drive, Union, SC, 29379. All required information must be completed for nominations to be considered. Completed forms must be in by July 31 in order to be considered for selection this year.

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

Sports For 6/6/17

The Clemson Tigers' season came to a close on Monday night, as they were defeated by the Vanderbilt Commodores 8-0 in the Clemson Regional Championship Game. Clemson put up a valiant effort to make it to Monday's winner-take-all game, but they simply ran out of pitching. The Tigers finish the season 42-21. 

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The UCHS Hall of Fame Committee is seeking nominations of individuals to be considered for the Hall of Fame. If you would like to nominate an individual from any of the county’s former high schools or Union County High School, you may do so by visiting the Union County Schools website at www.union.k12.sc.us and download the nomination form. Forms may also be picked up at Union County High School, Jonesville Elementary/Middle School, or Lockhart Schools. After completing, please email the form to saddis_JES@union.k12.sc.us or mail the form to Union County High School Athletic Dept., 1163 Lakeside Drive, Union, SC, 29379. All required information must be completed for nominations to be considered. Completed forms must be in by July 31 in order to be considered for selection this year.

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In its 32nd year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company announced Bailey Betenbaugh of Union County High School as its 2016-17 Gatorade South Carolina Softball Player of the Year. Betenbaugh is the first Gatorade South Carolina Softball Player of the Year to be chosen from Union County High School. She led the Yellow Jackets to the Class 4A state championship this past season. Betenbaugh compiled a 16-4 record and a 1.38 ERA on the mound to go with a .504 batting average, nine home runs and 52 RBIs at the plate. An All-State and All-Region honoree, she is ranked as the nation’s No. 25 recruit in the Class of 2019 by FloSoftball.  WBCU congratulates Bailey Betenbaugh on this great accomplishment.

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The Atlanta Braves were defeated 11-4 by the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night, as Braves starter Bartolo Colon was roughed up in what may be his last start for the Braves. The Braves were led in hitting by Johan Camargo, who had a double, a triple, and 2 RBIs in the loss. The Braves will try to bounce back tonight, as Jaime Garcia will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Phillies starter Aaron Nola. First pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

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

Sports For 6/5/17

It was an eventful weekend for the Clemson Tigers as they hosted the Clemson Regional at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. The Tigers defeated UNC Greensboro 5-4 on Friday night to advance to the Saturday evening game vs. Vanderbilt. On Saturday night, the Tigers were defeated by the Commodores, 9-4. On Sunday afternoon, Clemson bounced back to defeat UNC Greenboro 6-3 and eliminate the Spartans from the regional. Facing elimination, the Tigers played Vanderbilt once again on Sunday night. This time, the Tigers used timely hitting and great pitching from Tyler Jackson to defeat the Commodores 6-0 and advance to a winner-take-all regional championship game this afternoon. We will have the live broadcast here on WBCU. Airtime will be 3:30, and first pitch is scheduled for 4:00.

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The Atlanta Braves took 2 of 3 from the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati over the weekend to improve to 24-30 on the season. The Braves were defeated 3-2 in 10 innings on Friday night, but bounced back to win 6-5 in 12 innings on Saturday, and win 13-8 on Sunday afternoon. The Braves will now return home to take on the Philadelphia Phillies for a 4-game series. Bartolo Colon will be on the mound for the Braves. He will opposed by Phillies starter Nick Povetta. First pitch is scheduled for 7:35.

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The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-113 in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the series. Kevin Durant led the Warriors with 33 points, 13 rebounds, and 6 assists. Steph Curry added 32 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists in the win. The Cavaliers were led by LeBron James, who finished with 29 points, 11 rebounds, and 14 assists. Game 3 will be Wednesday night in Cleveland.

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We will have the live broadcast of Clemson Tigers baseball this afternoon as they take on the Vanderbilt Commodores in the Clemson Regional Championship Game. Airtime will be 3:30, and first pitch is scheduled for 4:00. After the conclusion of the game, we will join the live broadcast of Atlanta Braves baseball, as they take on Philadelphia Phillies. First pitch is scheduled for 7:35 p.m.

Sports For 6/2/17

The Clemson Regional will begin this afternoon, as #2-seeded Vanderbilt will take on #3-seeded St. Johns beginning at 12:00 noon. The Clemson Tigers will have their first game of regional tonight, as they will take on #4-seeded UNC Greensboro. First pitch for that game is scheduled for 7:00. Alex Eubanks is expected to get the start for the Tigers. We will have the live coverage of the Clemson-UNC Greensboro game here on WBCU. Airtime will be 6:30, and first pitch will be at 7:00. If the Tigers win tonight, they will play at 7:00 on Saturday, as well. If they were to lose tonight, they would play at 1:00 on Saturday afternoon.

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On Wednesday night, the Atlanta Braves fell to the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 to drop 2 of 3 games in the series and fall to 22-29 on the season. The Braves got 7 strong innings on the mound from starter Jaime Garcia, but they were unable to capitalize with their bats. The Braves were held to 6 hits--Matt Kemp had 2 of them, including a solo home run, his 10th of the year. Kemp leads the Braves with a .345 batting average for the season. The Braves were off on Thursday night and will get back in action tonight, as they travel to Cincinnati to take on the Reds for a 3-game weekend series. Mike Foltynewicz will be on the mound for the Braves. He will be opposed by Reds starter Bronson Arroyo. First pitch for tonight's game is scheduled for 7:10.

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The Union County High School wrestling team will have a car wash on Saturday, June 3rd, from 9:00-2:00 at Union County Stadium. Cost is $10 per car, with all proceeds going to their summer camp. Come out and support the Union County High School wrestling team.

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We will have the live coverage of Clemson Tigers baseball tonight here on WBCU, as they begin the 2017 NCAA College Baseball Tournament vs. the UNC Greensboro Spartans. Airtime will be 6:30, and first pitch is scheduled for 7:00. 

Sports For 6/1/17

The Atlanta Braves were defeated by the Los Angeles Angels 9-3 on Tuesday night to fall to 22-28 on the season. Bartolo Colon started for the Braves and took the loss to drop his record to 2-6 on the season. The Braves were led in hitting by Matt Kemp, who had 2 hits, including a 2-run HR. Catcher Tyler Flowers also had a HR in the win. The Braves finished out their 3-game series with the Angels on Wednesday night. The Braves will be off tonight before heading to Cincinnati for a 3-game weekend series with the Reds.

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The Union County High School wrestling team will have a car wash on Saturday, June 3rd, from 9:00-2:00 at Union County Stadium. Cost is $10 per car, with all proceeds going to their summer camp. Come out and support the Union County High School wrestling team.

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In college football news, Stephen Davis, Jr., announced his decision to transfer from Auburn to South Carolina on Wednesday afternoon. Davis Jr. is the son of former Spartanburg High, Auburn Tiger, and Carolina Panther standout Stephen Davis. Davis Jr. committed to the University of Auburn in 2016, but redshirted last year as a freshman due to injury. He will sit out the 2017 season per NCAA transfer regulations.

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The NBA Finals will begin tonight as the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors will meet for the 3rd consecutive year. Cavaliers forward LeBron James has now been a part of 7 straight NBA Finals and will be looking to win his 4th. The Warriors are coming off a sweep of the San Antonio Spurs and will look to keep rolling in order to clinch a championship for the 2nd time in 3 years. Game 1 will be in Golden State. Tipoff for Game 1 is set for 9:00.

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We will have SC Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut tonight beginning at 6:00. On Friday, we will bring you coverage of the Clemson Regional, as the Tigers begin postseason play in the NCAA Tournament.

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