High School Report – Wednesday

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 a 5-4 final. T-S will […]

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Graham pens bill on background checks

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 of gun sales. The bill hit a […]

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

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 hospitality. According to the AFL-CIO, […]

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High School Notes – Wednesday

* 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 11-6. The Razors are in […]

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2013 Hall of Fame Class Announced

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 Mayes; The Citadel running back […]

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High School Sports from Monday

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 soccer team downed Daniel 2-1 […]

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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 February.

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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, Westside and Wren to make […]

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