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High School Report – Wednesday

April 3, 2013

In area high school sports on Tuesday, West-Oak’s softball team defeated Emerald 3-2. Sophomore Hannah Price took the win on the mound, striking out 11 while allowing 9 hits and two runs. The Warriors are on the road at Belton-Honea Path on Thursday. Tamassee-Salem defeated Whitmire Tuesday 11-6. The Eagles baseball team also defeated Whitmire by…

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Graham pens bill on background checks

April 1, 2013

South Carolina’s Senior Senator Lindsey Graham has written a bill that will improve background checks before gun sales, but it differs from one currently on the table from New York Democrat Chuck Schumer. That bill is set to be offered within the next two weeks. Schumer’s bill would require background checks at nearly all points…

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Immigration reform bill should now pass House, says SC’s Graham

April 1, 2013

Business and labor groups have reached an agreement on a temporary worker program, a final major sticking point in negotiations over a draft comprehensive immigration reform bill. The AFL-CIO and the US Chamber of Commerce had been tussling over wages for temporary workers authorized to work in the United States in industries such as construction and…

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High School Notes – Wednesday

March 27, 2013

* In softball on Tuesday, a big win for #7 Seneca, who defeated top-ranked Daniel 4-2 at Nettles Park. Sydney Smith was the winning pitcher, allowing five hits and striking out seven . * West-Oak softball downed Walhalla 3-0, thanks to no-hitter on the mound from Hannah Price. * In baseball, Walhalla downed rival West-Oak…

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2013 Hall of Fame Class Announced

March 26, 2013

Former South Carolina baseball coach Ray Tanner and former Clemson director of athletics Bill McLellan lead the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame’s Class of 2013. The Class of 2013 also consists of Clemson quarterback Homer Jordan and former “Voice of the Tigers” Jim Phillips; South Carolina baseball great Hank Small; Furman basketball standout Clyde…

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High School Sports from Monday

March 26, 2013

In high school sports on Monday, Walhalla’s girls soccer team defeated rival West-Oak 4-0. The Lady Warriors are back in action Tuesdy afternoon, hosting Hart County, GA at 5:30 PM. Walhalla’s boys shut out the Warriors by the same 4-0 score helped in large part by a hat trick from Razorback Thad Estes. Seneca’s boys…

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Jorge Mario Bergoglio elected Pope

March 13, 2013
Jorge Mario Bergoglio elected Pope

The world’s largest Christian church elected a new leader on Wednesday. Seventy-six year-old Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, was elected Pope by the Conclave of Cardinals meeting at the Sistine Chapel in Rome. Bergoglio takes the name Francis I. He relpaces Pope Benedict XVI, who resigned the position in…

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Seneca Downs Rival Razors In Softball

March 7, 2013

High school softball on Wednesday saw Seneca get a win over Walhalla 1-0 in the season opener. Sydney Smith gets the win on the mound going 7 innings, striking out 4 and allowing two hits. Next up, Seneca heads to Wren and Walhalla visits Belton Honea Path. Both games will be played on Friday.

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Walhalla Girls Softball wins title

March 6, 2013
Walhalla Girls Softball wins title

The Walhalla Varsity softball team won a preseason tournament this past weekend. Team members are: Brook Winchester, Taylor Bowling, Taylor Anderson, Heather Jankowy, Carson Brewer, Kaitlyn Smith, Mackenzie Long, Alison Smith, Madison Barker, Taylor Crawford, Scout Stephens, Leann Bowers. Coaches:  Asst Dennis Anderson, Head John Chmelar, Asst Matt Boomhower, Asst Lori Norton. The girls beat Bera, Pendleton,…

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Gamecocks Claim Baseball Series

March 4, 2013

South Carolina senior Nolan Belcher pitched a complete-game shutout on Sunday, allowing only 3 hits, as the Gamecocks beat Clemson 8-0 at Carolina Stadium in Columbia. The win gave the 3-game weekend series to the Gamecocks, 2 games to 1.

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