Benedict Women’s Basketball Game Moved To Columbia College

BC TigersCOLUMBIA, S.C. — Benedict College athletic department officials have announced that today’s Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game between the Lady Tigers and LeMoyne-Owen College will be played at Columbia College.

The contest will tip off at its regularly-scheduled time of 5:30 p.m. at Columbia College’s Porter Gymnasium.

Benedict College’s gymnasium is being used for campus registration, forcing the change of venue.

The Benedict College men, however, will play LeMoyne-Owen in the Benedict gymnasium at 7:30 p.m., as regularly scheduled.

Benedict College encourages all Tiger fans to support the women’s team at Columbia College, and then return to Benedict for the men’s game.

The 11th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase Lineup

t_3tickets1. Edward Waters College, Triple Threat Marching Band (Independent) 
2. Albany State University, Marching Rams (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference)
3. Tennessee State University, Aristocrat of Bands (Independent)
4. Alcorn State University, The Sounds of Dyn-O-Mite (Southwestern Athletic Conference)
5. Jackson State University, Sonic Boom of the South (Southwestern Athletic Conference)
6. Winston-Salem State University, The Red Sea of Sound (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association)
7. Bethune-Cookman University, Marching Wildcats (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference)
8. North Carolina A&T University, Blue and Gold Marching Machine (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference)

Tigers Run Away From Allen, 73-57

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Tydran Beaty scored 24 points, getting eight high-flying dunks, to lead the Benedict College Tigers to a 73-57 victory over Allen University on Saturday afternoon at the Benjamin E. Mays HRC Arena.

The Tigers struggled in the first half, going 10 minutes without scoring and falling behind by as much as nine points, 28-19 with 2:21 left in the half. But Benedict closed out the first half with eight straight points to cut the lead to 28-27 at the break.
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Benedict Women’s Basketball Team Continues Community Service Project At Homeless Shelter

COLUMBIA, S.C. — November 10-18, 2012 is National Hunger & Homeless (H&H) Awareness week and this week is important because each year, 3.5 million Americans experience homelessness. As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, the Benedict College women’s basketball team took time to consider what they’re thankful for and donate some of their time and attention to those less fortunate. Continue reading

Event Review: Benedict College Presents The Color Purple

 The Benedict College’s Theatre Ensemble Production of The Color Purple. There were a number of events going on in Columbia, but I am so glad that I selected this one to attend. This is perhaps the best local theatre performance I’ve attended in Columbia.

The director, Charles David Brooks, III is a card-carrying member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, Inc, and it shows. Almost everything about this play was on-point. Continue reading