High School Basketball Round-up

In the Apple Classic Holiday Hoops Tournament going on this week at Walhalla High School – on Thursday, Walhalla’s girls defeated Easley 62-37. Heather Jankowy with 22 points to open the tournament. The Lady Razors will face Pickens at 6:00 PM Friday. The Lady Blue Flame downed Liberty 50-17 on Thursday. Walhalla’s boys got a win on Thursday as well, […]

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Apple Classic Tournament is Underway

The 2012 Apple Classic Holiday Hoops Tournament got underway Thursday morning at Walhalla High School. The first game of the day saw the Pickens girls defeat Liberty 50-17. The opening game of the boys bracket saw Stephens County, GA defeat Blue Ridge 55-38. Walhalla’s girls play Easley at 6pm Thursday, while the Razorback boys have the final game of the […]

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Oconee in position to swing an elbow or two

The rise of State Senator Thomas Alexander of Walhalla to chair of the South Carolina Senate Committee on Labor, Commerce, and Industry should add clout for Oconee’s chances to land a major employer. Because right across the State House lobby, of course, the chairman of the House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee is none other than Representative Bill Sandifer of […]

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NBC Special Looks Back on 50 Christmases at 1600 Penn

NBC celebrates the holidays with unprecedented access to the most famous home in America in “A White House Christmas: First Families Remember,” on Thursday, December 20 (8-9 p.m. ET). Hosted by multiple Emmy Award winner Meredith Vieira, the special takes a look at Christmases past and present with 10 presidential families over the last 50 years, featuring interviews with First […]

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Jets bench Sanchez for McElroy, not Tebow

The New York Jets’ awful year mixed with soap opera continued on Tuesday when head coach Rex Ryan finally decided to bench struggling quarterback Mark Sanchez, but leaped over backup Tim Tebow to say he’d start third-stringer Greg McElroy in Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers. Ryan’s decision came after Sanchez had another awful performance in a 14-10 loss […]

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Syracuse coach Boeheim gets 900th win

Syracuse University men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim got his historic 900th carer win Monday night, as Syracuse beat Detroit 72-68 in the Gotham Classic. Boeheim is just the third Division I men’s coach ever to reach 900 wins, along with Mike Krzyzewski, who has 936, and Bob Knight, with 902. The 68-year-old Boeheim is in his 37th year at his […]

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