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Oconee School Bus Overturns

December 10, 2012
Oconee School Bus Overturns

An Oconee County School District bus overturned Monday afternoon near Walhalla.  School District officials say the bus was carrying students from West-Oak High School and West-Oak Middle School.  Two students were injured, according to authorities.  The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the incident and no further details are available at this time.

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Friday Evening Wreck Leaves Pickens Man Dead

December 8, 2012

A Friday night traffic accident in Oconee County has left a 35 year-old Pickens County man dead.  Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says the man’s name is being withheld at this time so his family may be notified.  Addis says the two vehicle collision occurred on North Highway 11 near the intersection of Fall Creek…

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Kobe Bryant reaches 30,000 points

December 6, 2012
Kobe Bryant reaches 30,000 points

Kobe Bryant became only the fifth player in NBA history to score 30,000 points last night (December 5th), reaching the milestone in New Orleans as his L.A. Lakers beat the Hornets 103-87. Bryant needed only 13 points to reach 30,000, getting there before halftime and scoring 29 total for the game. The only other players…

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High School Basketball Tuesday Capsule

December 5, 2012

On the high school hardwood on Tuesday night, Walhalla’s boys defeated Liberty 66-47. The Razors were led by Alex Haney with 16 points. Walhalla’s girls were winners over the Lady Red Devils 52-13. Elsewhere, Seneca’s boys downed Chesnee on the road 57-36. Xzavier Barmore with 17 points for the Cats.  Rabun County downed West-Oak 70-52,…

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Notre Dame to play Alabama in BCS title game

December 3, 2012
Notre Dame to play Alabama in BCS title game

Notre Dame will play Alabama in the BCS title game next month, a match-up that became official Sunday night when the final standings were released and the Fighting Irish were first and the Crimson Tide second. After Notre Dame clinched its spot last week, Alabama got its ticket to the championship game by beating Georgia…

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Steroid-era stars Bonds, Clemens, Sosa on Hall of Fame ballot

November 29, 2012
Steroid-era stars Bonds, Clemens, Sosa on Hall of Fame ballot

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa, three of the biggest names of baseball’s steroids era, all of whom were tainted by accusations that they used performance-enhancing drugs, appear for the first time this year on the Hall of Fame ballot, which was released Wednesday. Members of the Baseball Writers Association of America, who vote…

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Brooklyn Nets get 96-89 OT win in first game against Knicks

November 27, 2012
Brooklyn Nets get 96-89 OT win in first game against Knicks

A potential cross-city rivalry between the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks got off to a promising start Monday  with a 96-89 overtime victory by the Nets in Brooklyn in the New York City teams’ first regular season match-up. The Nets improved to 7-1 in their new home at the Barclay’s Center before a…

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Panthers defeat Eagles 30-22 in ‘Monday Night Football’

November 27, 2012
Panthers defeat Eagles 30-22 in ‘Monday Night Football’

The Carolina Panthers got a 30-22 Monday Night Football win last night in Philadelphia, sending the Eagles to their seventh straight defeat. Panthers quartback Cam Newton went 18 of 28 for 306 yards, throwing for two touchdowns and running for two more. Eagles rookie QB Nick Foles, who was filling in for a second start…

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Clowney expected to suit up against Clemson

November 21, 2012
Clowney expected to suit up against Clemson

SC defensive end Jadeveon Clowney had an MRI taken on his injured knee Monday, and nothing was revealed except a bruise. That means the Bednarik Award finalist will likely play Saturday when the Gamecocks take on rival Clemson at Memorial Stadium. Clowney sat out last week’s win over Wofford College. Clemson and Carolina will kick…

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West-Oak Coach Brannon Resigns

November 20, 2012

West-Oak High School is in the market for a new football coach.  The resignation of head coach Jay Brannon has been confirmed to 96.3 WGOG News by Earnestine Williams, Director of Human Resources for the School District of Oconee County.  Athletic Director Tim Sheriff says Brannon met with his coaches and team Tuesday afternoon to…

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