Spartanburg, S.C. – The move for USC Upstate into the Big South Conference this year brings a change in video streaming services. Therefore, we wanted to provide our fans with a how-to on how you will be able to subscribe and watch all of its athletic events for 2018-19, as well as any other potential sporting events selected throughout the year for the streaming service. Here's an FAQ of everything you need to know!
Spartanburg, S.C. – The Big South Conference announced its 2018 fall television schedule on Wednesday afternoon and USC Upstate will be featured 32 times for men’s soccer, women’s soccer and volleyball on the new BSN on ESPN+.
Charlotte, N.C. – The Big South Conference and ESPN have reached a seven-year extension to its media rights deal that will see close to 1,000 conference events carried on ESPN networks -- including a minimum 900 events each year on ESPN+, the first multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company Direct-to-Consumer & International segment and ESPN which launched in April. The agreement runs through 2024-25, 34 years since the longstanding relationship began in 1991.
Fayetteville, N.C. -- The City of Fayetteville, N.C., the Houston Astros and the Big South Conference announced today an agreement to host the 2019-21 Big South Conference Baseball Championships at the new Fayetteville Ballpark. The newly-constructed ballpark will serve as the host venue for the eight-team, double-elimination tournament that will determine the Big South’s automatic bid recipient to the NCAA Championship for the 2019-21 seasons. The 2019 event will take place May 21-25.
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate track & field student-athlete Kennedy Holton was one of 200 student-athletes to be selected and participate in the NCAA Career in Sports Forum last month at the NCAA national office in Indianapolis, Ind.
Spartanburg, S.C. -- The University of South Carolina Upstate becomes an official member of the Big South Conference on Sunday, July 1, 2018. USC Upstate makes its move to the Big South Conference from the ASUN Conference, which it joined in fall of 2007 when its athletic teams moved from Division II status and began competing as a Division I institution.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Upstate officially introduced Daniel Feig as its new Director of Athletics/Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics during a press conference on Tuesday morning in the lobby of the G.B. Hodge Center. Feig will begin his duties on June 18, 2018.
Spartanburg, S.C. – Registration for the third annual Josh Lee Memorial Mighty Moo 5K Run is now open. The event will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at Cowpens Library, 181 School St., Cowpens, as part of the 41st annual Mighty Moo Festival.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Upstate has named Daniel Feig as its new Athletic Director, effective June 18, 2018. Chancellor Brendan Kelly will formally introduce Feig to the community during a press conference to be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29, in the university’s G.B. Hodge Center.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate athletics department once again saw its student-athletes enjoy a successful semester in the classroom during the spring as the Spartans posted a combined grade-point average of 3.167 among 225 student-athletes.
Spartanburg, S.C. – Forty-three USC Upstate student-athletes walked across the stage on Tuesday evening and received their diplomas from the university as the institution held its spring commencement ceremony on campus.
LakePoint, Ga. – USC Upstate student-athletes Kaleigh Kelley and Riley Popplewell were honored by the ASUN Conference on Tuesday as the league announced its Winners for Life team members for both the Fall 2017 and Winter 2017-18 semesters.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate Athletics Department held its annual The Sparty’s Awards Banquet presented by Coca-Cola on Thursday evening and gave out 80 awards to celebrate the accomplishments of the department and its student-athletes in 2017-18. Kaleigh Kelley (volleyball) and Charlie Carpenter (baseball) received the night’s highest honor in being named the Coca-Cola Student-Athletes of the Year.
LakePoint, Ga. – The ASUN Conference and ESPN announced 55 events to be streamed via the Worldwide Leader in Sports new platform, ESPN+. Six ASUN Championships will be showcased on ESPN+ including the entirety of the Beach Volleyball, Lacrosse, Softball and Baseball Championships to go along with the Championship Finals for Men’s & Women’s Tennis.
Spartanburg, S.C. – Put on your dancing shoes as the University of South Carolina Upstate welcomes The Entertainers to campus for the 2018 Sparty’s Ball and Auction to benefit the Athletics Department on Friday, April 20, 2018.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate Athletics Department welcomed three new inductees into its Athletics Hall of Fame during a ceremony held on Friday evening at the Sansbury Campus Life Center Ballroom on the USC Upstate campus.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate athletics department saw its student-athletes enjoy their most successful performance in the classroom during the fall semester as the Spartans posted a combined 3.186 grade-point average, securing the highest department GPA for the semester in school history.
Spartanburg, S.C. – Andrew “Drew” Thomas will begin his role at the University of South Carolina Upstate as associate athletic director for development on Jan. 22 where he will be responsible for a comprehensive annual, planned and major giving program that provides support for more than 200 student-athletes and the athletic facilities.
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate athletics celebrates three current student-athletes who have completed their eligibility as a Spartan and have earned their degrees as the university held its December graduation ceremony on Tuesday evening at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium.
Spartanburg, S.C. -- The University of South Carolina Upstate was extended an invitation to join the Big South Conference on Tuesday and its membership is pending the approval of the USC Board of Trustees, which meets on December 19.
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate baseball student-athlete Toran Shahidi and women’s soccer student-athletes Delaney Bussey and Mia Raiff spent part of their Friday visiting with students from Bryson Middle School.
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate athletics recently had three female student-athletes and one staff member travel to Dallas, Texas to attend the National Convention of Women Leaders in College Athletics.