Columbia

Fireflies Beat Braves, 5-1

Rome, GA (Fireflies) — Columbia plated five runs in the seventh inning on Friday night, overcoming a one-run deficit and winning, 5-1, at State Mutual Stadium. The Fireflies are now a perfect 8-0 as the road team in Rome this season. Braves lefty Ricardo Sanchez (L, 6-9) had breezed through his prior five innings but ran into immediate trouble when…

Fireflies Split Doubleheader in Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA (Fireflies) — After dropping the first game of the doubleheader to Augusta on Tuesday night, the Fireflies bounced back and defeated the GreenJackets, 5-3, in the night cap. Starter Chase Ingram won his sixth game of the season – a team-high – and Enmanuel Zabala notched his eighth multi-hit game of the year in the victory. In the…

WATCH: Tourists Beat Fireflies in Series Finale

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) – Columbia and Asheville played another tight one on Sunday night, but the home team fell in the series finale, 4-1, to the Tourists. J.C. Rodriguez, Tucker Tharp and Eudor Garcia each stroked a double for the Fireflies. Joe Shaw (L, 5-8) pitched well for Columbia (12-23, 48-57). The Texan went seven strong innings to match his career-high and struck…

Fireflies Fall to Lexington, 12-11

LEXINGTON, KY (Fireflies) – The Fireflies erased a four-run ninth-inning deficit, but lost in walk-off fashion on Sunday to the Legends. Travis Maezes hit the game-winning home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, sealing Columbia’s 12-11 loss. The Fireflies smashed three home runs at Whitaker Bank Ballpark – including two in the top of the ninth….

Taking A Stand for Kids Forum in Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– City of Columbia Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine is hosting a Town Hall meeting Thursday, “Taking a Stand for our Kids”. According to organizers, the Thursday night panel discussion and town hall meeting will focus on race relations and current events as it relates to children and starting the conversation at home. This forum is hosted by the…

Watch: Skills &Drills Kicks Off

Columbia,SC. (WOLO) — School is out but that doesn’t mean your kids have to stop learning. If you’re looking for something to keep the busy this summer you don’t have to go far. The city of Columbia is offering a Skills and Drills event to help them hone in on their athletic abilities, learn new ones, and get out and…