Pickens Sentinel- RSS sports Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/sports http://pickenssentinel.com/section/sports Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:46:40 EST 1800 Reed gets first XFINITY win at Daytona http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/152007888/Reed-gets-first-XFINITY-win-at-Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — With a spectacular last-lap move to the inside, not to mention a timely shove from Roush Fenway Raceway teammate Chris Buescher, Ryan Reed stormed to his first NASCAR XFINITY Series victory in Saturday's Alert Today... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:50:52 EST Logano caps spectacular race with Daytona 500 victory http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/152007644/Logano-caps-spectacular-race-with-Daytona-500-victory DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The record will reflect that Joey Logano won Sunday's 57th Daytona 500 under caution, when a multicar wreck on the backstretch forced NASCAR to wave the yellow flag as Logano led the field into the final corner on the... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:55:50 EST Kurt Busch loses final appeal of indefinite suspension http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/152007786/Kurt-Busch-loses-final-appeal-of-indefinite-suspension DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kurt Busch's final attempt to win reinstatement failed Saturday night, when NASCAR's final appeals officer, Bryan Moss, upheld Busch's indefinite suspension from all NASCAR activities. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:15:52 EST Motorists need to watch for deer on state roads http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/150649449/Motorists-need-to-watch-for-deer-on-state-roads Motorists throughout the state need to be constantly aware of roaming white-tailed deer, according to a state deer biologist. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:30:51 EST Hoops 4 Christ winners http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/151881055/Hoops-4-Christ-winners Easley First United Methodist Church's high school girls' basketball team finished second in the Hoops 4 Christ Tournament last weekend and placed fifth in the state tournament. The team was 8-3 in its local league and won the consolation... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:50:51 EST Bound for Limestone http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news-sports/151757484/Bound-for-Limestone PICKENS — The Pickens Blue Flame held a press conference Feb. 5 to honor the signing of one of its gridiron standouts to play at the collegiate level. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:00:53 EST Former Newberry resident to compete on Broken Skull Challenge http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/151502791/Former-Newberry-resident-to-compete-on-Broken-Skull-Challenge ANDERSON — Jake James of Anderson will be on Country Music Television's Steve Austin's Broken Skull Challenge, a show that brings elite athletes together for physical challenges. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:45:51 EST Pickens High names new head football coach http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/151506749/Pickens-High-names-new-head-football-coach PICKENS — The Pickens High School Blue Flame has announced the newest head coach in Blue Flame football history with the announcement of John Boggs as the team's new head coach. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:20:51 EST Easley DNR officer named 2014 Officer of the Year http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/150649787/Easley-DNR-officer-named-2014-Officer-of-the-Year EASLEY – LCPL Brian M. Welch of Easley was awarded the title of statewide S.C. Department of Natural Resources wildlife officer of the year for 2014 during ceremonies held Sept. 19 in Columbia. Mon, 2 Feb 2015 12:15:51 EST Tri-City Lanes a community staple http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news-sports/151062536/Tri-City-Lanes-a-community-staple EASLEY — Tri-City Lanes has been a staple in the community for well over 20 years, and while many bowling alleys are closing up shop around the county, in Easley, it's still “business as usual.” Fri, 9 Jan 2015 14:26:17 EST Proper disposal of deer remains is a rule of good hunter ethics http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/150649598/Proper-disposal-of-deer-remains-is-a-rule-of-good-hunter-ethics Disposal of deer remains may not be the highlight of a hunting trip, but the state's Deer Program coordinator says it's an important aspect of hunting, particularly in maintaining the hunter's image. Fri, 9 Jan 2015 12:44:05 EST Longleaf pine trees shedding needles is normal http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/150649522/Longleaf-pine-trees-shedding-needles-is-normal Longleaf pine trees are shedding their needles across the sandhills and coastal plain, a normal occurrence this time of year, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. Fri, 9 Jan 2015 12:42:04 EST Softball sign-ups begin in Easley http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/151104672/Softball-sign-ups-begin-in-Easley EASLEY — Dixie Softball of Easley will hold sign-ups for its 13th season on three Saturdays during January.In an effort to make sign-ups easier this year, parents will have the option of signing up online or in person. Wed, 7 Jan 2015 16:37:28 EST She’s a PPK winner http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news-sports/151002507/Shes-a-PPK-winner EASLEY — For the third year in a row, 11-year-old Ally Niles of Easley qualified and won first place in her division for the2014 Carolina Panthers Punt, Pass and Kick competition held in Charlotte, N.C., on Dec. 14. Sat, 3 Jan 2015 10:28:01 EST