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Winthrop’s Cooper Breaks School Record and Finishes 3rd at NCAA Championships

EUGENE, OR—Winthrop junior throws specialistMarthaline Cooper broke her own school hammer throw record as she finished third in the 2016 Outdoor NCAA Track and Field Championships with a school-record toss of 65.21 meters (213-11) on Thursday afternoon at Hayward Field in Eugene, OR. Her third place performance marks the highest finish for a Winthrop athlete […]

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Winthrop Women’s Tennis Ranked 7th in Region; Proctor and Humberg Ranked Nationally

ROCK HILL SC—The final Oracle/ITA Women’s Tennis Division I Rankings have the Winthrop Eagles 7th in the Carolina Region while the doubles team ofLauren Proctor and Mariana Humberg are ranked 71stin the nation. Winthrop finished the season with a 20-6 record, a co-regular season Big South Conference Championship and the 2016 Big South Tournament Championship […]

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Winthrop’s Season Ends With 6-2 Big South Tourney Loss to High Point

LEXINGTON, SC—The Winthrop Eagles’ baseball squad’s season came to an end when they were eliminated in the second round of the Big South Conference Tournament, dropping a 6-2 decision to No. 2 seed High Point. With the loss, Winthrop will finish the season at 28-27, while High Point improves to 32-23.  High Point will go on to play the loser of […]

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Winthrop Baseball Falls 8-6 to Longwood in Big South Tournament

LEXINGTON, SC—The Winthrop baseball squad dropped an 8-6 decision to Longwood in the opening round of the Big South Conference Tournament on Tuesday afternoon at Lexington County Baseball Stadium. With the loss, Winthrop is now 28-26 on the season, while Longwood improves to 31-25 after defeating the Eagles for the third time in four games this season.  Winthrop will face the loser […]

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AUDIO: Tuesday Morning Sports Report

Chris Miller has the latest local sports news.

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Four Winthrop Baseball Players Earn All-Big South

ROCK HILL SC—Senior catcher Roger Gonzalez, junior outfielder Anthony Paulsen and sophomore pitcher Zach Cook have received awards from the Big South Conference. Both Gonzalez and Paulsen were voted to the All-Big South Second Team by the league’s head coaches while Cook was voted to the Big South All-Academic Team by the conference’s sports information […]

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Winthrop Officially Welcomes New Athletic Director, Dr. Ken Halpin

ROCK HILL SC—Newly named Winthrop Athletic Director Ken Halpin was introduced to the Rock Hill community before a packed Eagle Club Room during a Monday morning news conference. Halpin, 34, who currently serves as deputy athletics director at Eastern Washington University, said becoming the athletic director at Winthrop was the realization of a career goal […]

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