York Comprehensive High School baseball coach Eddie Tisdale and his cross-town rival coach, Clover's Hank Wofford, agree that a big rivalry game is exciting ahead of region play. The Cougars and Blue Eagles meet twice in the 2018 season, Wofford says, which helps the teams "better the brand" before facing competitors outside of western York County. Winning the traditional rivalry game would be a plus, Tisdale said after the Cougars' loss on Friday, March 9, 2018, but his goal is turning his players' focus to region wins.
Earl Grant just led College of Charleston to its first NCAA Tournament since 1999. He talked March 8, 2018 about how his three years at Winthrop helped him in his current job as the Cougars’ head coach.
Winthrop basketball star Xavier Cooks responded March 2, 2018 to the question of whether he had considered the possibility that the Eagles’ season might end without a second straight conference championship.
Former Northwestern Trojan football star Mason Rudolph is participating in the 2018 NFL Draft Combine. He got some advice from Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota ahead of the big workout in Indianapolis.
Winthrop basketball standout Xavier Cooks joked that Winthrop’s hatred of Asheville should spur the Eagles this weekend when they contest the Big South Conference Tournament, being held, of all places, in Asheville.
Hear from Winthrop senior guard Anders Broman, who details what coach Pat Kelsey harped on in his final message to the Eagles before the 2018 Big South Tournament begins Thursday, March 1 in Asheville.
Winthrop’s Xavier Cooks was one of six senior basketball players recognized Feb. 24, 2018 during the Eagles’ Senior Day ceremony. Cooks’ mom, Josie, traveled 30 hours and over 10,000 miles to see the game.
Winthrop faces an uphill battle to claim a share of the Big South championship after a flat performance in Asheville on Feb. 22, 2018. Hear from Eagles coach Pat Kelsey and senior Xavier Cooks after the game.