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home : news : sports December 15, 2019 



Lander's Bolton named United Soccer Coaches All-Southeast Region selection

 Lander men's soccer forward Max Bolton was named a United Soccer Coaches All-Southeast Region third-team selection, the organization announced Monday.

Bolton led the Lander offense with 11 goals, 27 points, and five game-winners. The freshman from Brentwood, England, ranked 11th nationally in game-winning goals and was the PBC co-Freshman of the Year, along with earning second team all-PBC honors. Bolton was the fourth Lander player to be named a PBC Freshman of the Year in the last six seasons. 

Eleven different Bearcats have earned all-Southeast Region honors from the organization over the past five seasons. The teams were selected through voting by member coaches in those respective divisions. 


Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Harlem Globetrotters "Pushing the Limits" in Greenwood during 2020 world tour

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their new "Pushing the Limits" World Tour to Greenwood at Finis Horne Arena on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.  Globetrotters' fans will experience even bigger moments and memories, including a live world record attempt at each game. 

"Lander University and Lander Athletics are thrilled to welcome the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters to campus" says Lander athletic director Brian Reese. "Bringing this caliber of entertainment to the Lakelands region with such long-standing tradition as the Harlem Globetrotters is truly exciting for Lander University"

The "Pushing the Limits" World Tour will up the ante and create even bigger moments and memories for Globetrotter fans. The Hall of Fame team's 94th consecutive year will feature over 280 games through April in North America.  Tickets are now on sale at harlemglobetrotters.com


Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Two Lander runners named to PBC cross country Team of Academic Distinction

Two student-athletes from Lander University were selected to the Peach Belt Conference Men's and Women's Cross Country Teams of Academic Distinction, as announced by the conference office on Wednesday afternoon.

Sophomores Trent Powers and Katie Abare each earned the recognition for the first time in their careers. 

Powers, a computer science major with a 4.00 GPA, was Lander's top performer during the regular season, finishing with the best time in all four of the Bearcats' events. In Lander's three 8K events, Powers improved his time each race, finishing with a 27:28 at the Bobcat Invitational. He's one of only two players on the list with a 4.0 GPA. 


Thursday, October 24, 2019

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Lander posts 10th-place finish at Patsy Rendleman Invitational

The Lander women's golf team finished 10th at the Patsy Rendleman Invitational after firing a 28-over 316 in the final round on Tuesday.

Caroline Hardee finished fourth at 1-over 145. Marley Barefoot tied for 23rd with an 8-over 152, while Tatum Warr's 15-over 159 was good for share of 53rd-place. Hannah Stephensonfinished tied for 75th with a 22-over 166. Chloe Hiott shot a 25-over 169 to finished 83rd. 

Limestone finished five shots ahead of UNC Pembroke to claim the team title. 

Lander concludes the fall at the Jekyll-O-Lantern Intercollegiate on Oct. 28-29. 


Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Team Carolina-Demarini wins Perfect Game Tournament

2019 PGBA 14U Fall UPSTATE CLASSIC Held October 5th & 6th Played at Furman University, Limestone, USC-Upstate & Laurens High School            

Pictured Left to Right:  Brody Linker (Crescent), Bennett Edwards (Laurens), AJ Cammarota (Blue Ridge), Wells Anderson (Wade Hampton) Ben Jolly (Strom Thurmond), Jack Luthren (Chapin), Tyler Boleman (JL Mann), Jackson Martin (Laurens), Carson Boleman (JL Mann) Evan Avery (Greenwood)


Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Women's Cross Country Wins Flying Fleet Invitational
Due West, SC - The Erskine College women's cross country team placed five runners in the top 10 to run away with the Flying Fleet Invitational Saturday morning.  
Lizzie Naval won her second race of the year finishing a minute ahead of second.

Brittany SmithMary Ashley Moore, and Marie Berghaus finished fourth, fifth, and sixth respectively, while Parker Jones finished ninth.  Vanessa Harshaw finished 21st and Amanda Acone finished 24th for Erskine.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Women's Cross Country Wins Flying Fleet Invitational
Due West, SC - The Erskine College women's cross country team placed five runners in the top 10 to run away with the Flying Fleet Invitational Saturday morning.  
Lizzie Naval won her second race of the year finishing a minute ahead of second.

Brittany SmithMary Ashley Moore, and Marie Berghaus finished fourth, fifth, and sixth respectively, while Parker Jones finished ninth.  Vanessa Harshaw finished 21st and Amanda Acone finished 24th for Erskine.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Women's Cross Country Wins Flying Fleet Invitational
Due West, SC - The Erskine College women's cross country team placed five runners in the top 10 to run away with the Flying Fleet Invitational Saturday morning.  
Lizzie Naval won her second race of the year finishing a minute ahead of second.

Brittany SmithMary Ashley Moore, and Marie Berghaus finished fourth, fifth, and sixth respectively, while Parker Jones finished ninth.  Vanessa Harshaw finished 21st and Amanda Acone finished 24th for Erskine.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Erskine Announces Addition of Cheerleading/Dance for 2019-2020
Erskine College Director of Athletics Mark Peeler announced on Wednesday afternoon the addition of Cheerleading/Dance to the athletic program in 2020-21. The college has officially posted a position to hire a coach immediately with plans for a recruiting a full team for the Fall of 2020. The long term plan is to separate the two programs, Cheerleading and Dance, but in the. short-term one coach will be hired to recruit for both programs.

"This is an obvious direction to head in since we added football this year. We hope to have a full cheerleading squad by next fall. This program will add to the spirit and momentum we have seen this fall on campus building up to September of 2020," remarked Peeler.

Currently they are accepting applications for a Cheerleading Coach, those interested can click here.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Pippin Retiring as GHS Head Football Coach & Athletic Director in December

Coach Dan Pippin has decided to retire as Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Greenwood High School in December. Pippin will continue to coach football and remain the Athletic Director at the school during the Fall season.  Pippin has been Athletic Director and Head Football Coach of the Eagles since February of 2014.

 

Monday, September 23, 2019

Lander's Parker named Peach Belt Conference Men's Golfer of the Week

Lander senior Jon Parker has been named the Peach Belt Conference Men's Golfer of the Week, the league office announced on Thursday afternoon.

A Greenwood, S.C. native, Parker shot a two-day score of ten under par to win the individual title at the Kiawah Island Invitational this past week. He finished with a tournament scorecard of 66-68—134.


Friday, September 20, 2019

Lander volleyball sweeps rival Erskine in front of record crowd

The Lander volleyball team swept rival Erskine, 25-14, 25-19, 25-16, in front of a program-record 533 fans Tuesday night in Finis Horne Arena to record its fifth consecutive win in the series.

Lander (7-1) has not suffered a loss to the Flying Fleet (4-6) since 2010. 


Wednesday, September 18, 2019


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