Speedway Superstar and Trophy Tour Kicks Off Month of Fun For Fans As Countdown to 10 Days of Thunder Begins

As Charlotte Motor Speedway gears up for the biggest 10 Days of NASCAR Thunder in speedway history, officials are taking the fun on the road, getting fans revved up during a 16-city Speedway Superstar and Trophy Tour across North and South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. The tour, presented by Coca-Cola, Walmart and Sprint, kicked off Wednesday at a Concord, North Carolina Walmart...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Samford signs coach Scott Padgett to 4-year extension

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Samford has given first-year basketball coach Scott Padgett a four-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season. Athletic director Martin Newton announced the deal on Friday, saying that Padgett ''possesses all of the traits to be a huge success.'' The Bulldogs entered the Southern Conference tournament starting Friday with a 13-18 record and 6-12 league...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Terriers outlast Samford, earn gritty SoCon victory

Things are not always as they seem.Both the Terriers and Bulldogs experienced a taste of that sore reality on Saturday afternoon at Birmingham's Pete Hanna Center. Things started bleak for Mike Young's Wofford outfit, which entered the game aiming to get the league schedule off on a high note, as they fell behind early to the host Samford, helmed by first-year head coach Scott Padgett...
Via Talkin' Terriers
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Previewing Samford: Terriers ready for first SoCon test of season

There's arguably a world of difference between the team we saw last year at this time and the Terrier squad that's been on the court as of late. Among hanging tight with major opponents, disposing of teams they may have fallen to last season, and a general air of confidence surrounding Spartanburg, it seems like things have really changed.However, there is one thing that won't be...
Via Talkin' Terriers
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin O’Connor and the NBA draft

Kevin O’Connor worked as a regional scout for the Utah Jazz before becoming the Philadelphia 76ers Director of Player Personnel in 1997. When KOC became the Jazz GM in 1999, it was a bit of a homecoming for him. Here’s a more in-depth look at how the draft went under his watch. Andrei Kirilenko and Scott Padgett 1999 #19 – Quincy Lewis #24 – Andrei Kirilenko #28 – Scott...
Via TornBySports
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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