baseball

(6) Louisville Sweeps (18) Clemson Sunday, 9-8

LOUISVILLE, KY. (CU SID) — Corey Ray’s walkoff double with two outs in the ninth inning scored Colin Lyman from second base and lifted No. 6 Louisville to a 9-8 victory over No. 18 Clemson at Jim Patterson Stadium on Sunday afternoon.   Clemson (24-12, 8-10 ACC) scored three runs in the first inning, then Ray’s two-run homer in the…

Gamecocks Fall 13-4 At Georgia

ATHENS, GA. (USC SID) — Georgia struck for eight runs in the bottom of third inning and tallied 19 hits on the way to a 13-4 victory over second-ranked South Carolina on Saturday night at Foley Field. The Gamecocks are now 29-7 and 11-3 in the SEC with Georgia improving to 19-17 and 5-9 in league play. Georgia junior left-hander…

Fireflies Face Drive Saturday at 7 p.m.

Columbia Fireflies (5-4) vs. Greenville Drive (5-4)  LHP Kevin Canelon (0-0, 4.50) vs. RHP Daniel Gonzalez (1-0, 0.00) Saturday April 16, 2016 — Spirit Communications Park — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 10 LISTEN: WGCV 620 AM / ColumbiaFireflies.com / TuneIn Radio App   ABOUT LAST GAME: The Fireflies’ four-game win streak was snapped on Friday night after the team fell to Greenville, 8-3. Ivan Wilson…

WATCH: Drive Snaps Fireflies Win Streak

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) — The Fireflies jumped out to an early lead against Greenville on Friday, but couldn’t hold it, falling 8-3, at Spirit Communications Park. Columbia’s four-game win streak was snapped. David Thompson doubled off of Roniel Raudes (W, 2-0) to start the bottom of the second inning and scored when Joe Tuschak singled. Thompson’s streak continued, though —…

Benedict Beats Claflin In Jackie Robinson HBCU Classic

GREENVILLE, S.C. (BC SID) — Shomarii Thomas hit a monster two-run homer over the left field wall and added an RBI single to help lead the Benedict College Tigers to a 9-6 victory over Claflin in the Jackie Robinson HBCU Classic at Fluor Field on Friday night. Benedict improved to 23-11 overall, while Claflin dropped to 17-24. This was a…

WATCH: Fireflies Win Home Opener 4-1

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) — The Fireflies opened Spirit Communications Park in style on Thursday night, downing the Greenville Drive, 4-1. It was Columbia’s fourth straight victory. The first game in ballpark history saw 9,077 fans walk through the gates to catch the return of professional baseball to the Palmetto State’s capital. And it didn’t take long for the Fireflies to…