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Minor League Baseball

Jackets will play two after rainout

Monday’s game between the Augusta GreenJackets and the Savannah Sand Gnats at Grayson Stadium in Savannah, Ga., was rained out and will be made up today as a part of a doubleheader, beginning at 5:35 p.m.

Tyler Vander Tuig is scheduled to pitch the opener for Augusta, while Kevin McGowan is set to take the mound for Savannah. The scheduled starters for Game 2 are Christian Jones for Augusta and Dario Alvarez for Savannah.

College Baseball

Wolfpack down Tigers in finale

In Clemson, S.C., North Carolina State beat Clemson 7-1 on Monday night to take two of three games in the Atlantic Coast Conference series.

• USC Aiken pitcher Matt Hissong has been named the Peach Belt Conference’s Freshman of the Week.

In his only start last week, Hissong pitched eight innings, giving up one run on four hits in a 6-1 victory over No. 2 Lander.

• Georgia Regents postponed today’s scheduled game against Erskine until 4 p.m. Wednesday at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

College Softball

USC Aiken senior earns PBC honor

USC Aiken’s Kaitlyn White has been named the Peach Belt Conference’s Player of the Week.

The senior helped lead the Pacers to a 4-0 record and into a tie for second in the conference standings last week by hitting .500 with a pair of doubles, two RBI and five runs. She stole four bases, had a .533 on-base percentage and a .643 slugging percentage.

College Basketball

Celebration set for Pacer squad

USC Aiken will celebrate the accomplishments of the men’s team’s NCAA Division II Final Four season on Monday.

Pacer fans are invited to join the celebration, which is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. in the lobby of the convocation center.

RSVP at events@usca.edu or call (803) 643-6865.

The Pacers won their third consecutive Peach Belt Conference regular-season title, their second consecutive Peach Belt Tournament and second consecutive Southeast Regional and advanced to the program’s first-ever Final Four.

NBA

Player’s texts at ‘terroristic level’

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham remained in custody on Monday following an initial court appearance for domestic assault charges, with the possibility that more charges could be coming from a second arrest over the weekend.

Cunningham was arrested twice in three days last week after alleged incidents with the woman he had been living with for the previous eight months.

Cunningham was charged Friday with felony domestic assault for allegedly choking the woman.

Police said they received a call from the woman in the early morning hours on Sunday saying that Cunningham had violated a protection order by sending threatening text messages that “rose to a terroristic level.”

Bail was set at $150,000 pending any charges.

• Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

The 21-year-old, who is in his second season with the Raptors, is averaging 11 points and 8.6 rebounds a game. 


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