UNION COUNTY — The Union County Gamecock Club is proud to announce that after a several year hiatus, the annual Spring Banquet is making a comeback. The 2018 Union County Gamecock Club Spring Banquet will be held on Monday, May 7, at 6:30 p.m. at Main Street Junction in Union.
The guest speaker for this year’s event is Gamecock Football Assistant Coach Bobby Bentley. Bentley is entering his third year as an assistant coach for the Gamecocks, where his duties include coaching the Gamecock running backs. Bentley previously served as an offensive analyst at Auburn for two years, head coach at Presbyterian College for the 2007 and 2008 seasons, and he had two stints as the head coach of the Byrnes Rebels where he compiled a 119-54 record and won four consecutive 4A State Titles from 2002-2005. In that time span Rebel teams went 57-2 and Bentley was names National High School Coach of the Year in 2005. Bentley is also the father of current Gamecock Quarterback Jake Bentley.
Cocky and the Gamecock Cheerleaders are also scheduled to be in attendance for the event.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 10 and under. Tickets are available at the USC Union Bookstore located at 311 East Main Street, by emailing [email protected] , or by calling 864-426-0464.
The menu for the banquet will be: Baked Spaghetti with garlic bread and salad and choice of dessert. All funds raised at this event go directly to support University of South Carolina Student Athletes.
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