Tag Archives: BI-LO Center

NEW OWNERS FOR ROAD WARRIORS

Greenville Road WarriorsBY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

The Greenville Road Warriors of the ECHL have been sold to Chestnut Street Sports, LLC, which is solely owned by Fred Festa, the club announced today. Continue reading

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BRING ON FLORIDA

Greenville Road Warriors     VERSUS     South Carolina Stingrays

BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

The Greenville Road Warriors were defeated by the South Carolina Stingrays 3-2 in their final home game of the regular season on Friday night. The loss left Greenville’s record at 42-24-6 on the season.

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WARRIOR PLAYOFF DATES ANNOUNCED

Greenville Road WarriorsBY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that they have determined home dates for the opening round of the 2012 Kelly Cup Playoffs.

For the second straight season the Road Warriors have qualified for the Kelly Cup Playoffs and have secured home ice advantage for the first round. The Eastern Conference quarterfinal series is a best-of-five series in which the Road Warriors will play the final three games at home. Game Three will be held at the BI-LO Center on Friday, April 6 at 7:35 p.m. with Game Four to follow on Saturday, April 7 at 7:05 p.m. and Game Five on Monday, April 9 at 7:35 p.m. Games Four and Five will be played as necessary. The dates for playoff home games are set regardless of opponent.

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STINGERS STUNG

Greenville Road Warriors      VERSUS           South Carolina Stingrays

BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

The Greenville Road Warriors locked up home ice for the first round of the Kelly Cup playoffs by beating the South Carolina Stingrays 4-3 at the BI-LO Center on Tuesday night. The win improved Greenville to 41-23-6 on the season.

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PUTTING THE STING IN STINGRAY FOR WARRIORS

Ray SchmittBY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

The Greenville Road Warriors kick off the final week of the 2011-12 season tonight when they host the South Carolina Stingrays. It’s the first of three games this week between the in-state rivals.

The Road Warriors (40-23-6, 86 pts.) host South Carolina (35-27-7, 77 pts.) today for the 14th of 16 meetings between the clubs this season. Fans can follow the action by watching America One or listening at Greenvilleroadwarriors.com. Greenville is 11-2-0 this season against the Stingrays which includes a 6-0-0 mark at the BI-LO Center. Tonight is the first game in Greenville between the Road Warriors and Stingrays since Friday, March 2, but is the fifth of seven between the teams in March. The 2-1 overtime win on Pink in the Rink was the second of five consecutive wins for Greenville over the Stingrays. The streak continued with wins in North Charleston on March 9, 10, and 16. Fans should expect a closely played game between these teams as three of the last four meetings have gone to overtime and none have been decided by more than two goals.

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ROAD WARRIORS WEEKLY RELEASE: 3/26-4/1/12

Ray SchmittBY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

The Battle of the Palmetto State highlights the Road Warriors‘ final week of the regular season. They square off against the South Carolina Stingrays three times and still have a chance to claim first place in the Eastern Conference.

Record: 40-23-6, 86 pts., 2nd place South Division

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TWO CHANCES – NO WINS – ROAD WARRIORS LOSE SECOND STRAIGHT TO GLADIATORS

Greenville Road Warriors      VERSUS      Gwinnett Gladiators

BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

The Greenville Road Warriors lost in their final meeting of the season with the Gwinnett Gladiators, 3-2, on Saturday night at the BI-LO Center. The loss dropped Greenville’s record to 40-23-6.

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WARRIORS SLAIN BY GLADIATORS

Greenville Road Warriors VERSUS      Gwinnett Gladiators

BY: Ray Schmitt, the Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

The Greenville Road Warriors had a third period lead slip away and they fell to Gwinnett 2-1 in the shootout on Friday night at the BI-LO Center. The 3-2 setback left the Road Warriors‘ record at 40-22-6.

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GWINNETT STANDS IN THE WAY AS WARRIORS LOOK TO RUN THEM OVER TO THE PLAYOFFS

Ray SchmittBY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

The Battle of I-85 between the Greenville Road Warriors and Gwinnett Gladiators has reached its pinnacle with tonight’s game in Greenville kicking off the final two-game series of the season between the clubs.

The Road Warriors (40-22-5, 85 pts.) host Gwinnett (38-18-11, 87 pts.) today for the 16th of 17 meetings between the clubs this season. Fans can follow the action by watching on America One or listening at  Greenvilleroadwarriors.com. Greenville is 7-6-2 this season against the Gladiators which includes a 6-1-0 mark at the BI-LO Center. The Road Warriors have lost their last three games to Gwinnett including a 3-1 setback on March 6 in Greenville which broke the Road Warriors’ nine-game home winning streak against the Gladiators. Despite that loss, Greenville has been a dominant team at home against Gwinnett and has out-scored its rival by a 26-16 margin in their seven prior games. Dating back to last season the Road Warriors are 12-4-0 at home against Gwinnett.

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HOW MUCH FUN WILL THIS BE?

Greenville Road WarriorsBY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

Pucks and Paws presented by Cleveland Park Animal Hospital and Upstate Veterinary Specialists is coming up this Saturday, March 24 at 7:05 p.m. at the BI-LO Center. All fans with friendly dogs are invited to bring their pups with them to the game.

The highlight of the night is the Small Dog Derby and there is still time to sign your pup up. Fans with dogs 20 pounds or lighter can contact the Road Warriors in advance and register their dog for the race. At the first intermission the Small Dog Derby will be held on the ice in front of thousands of fans. The dogs will start at one goal line with one of their owners then race across the ice to their other owner perched at the far goal line. The winner of the Small Dog Derby will take home a Road Warriors prize pack. To register your dog for the Small Dog Derby call 864-250-4765.

(Great video after the jump)

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