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Seneca gets first region win; Walhalla gets first region loss

September 13, 2012

Seneca High School’s volleyball team defeated Emerald on Wednesday for their first Western AAA victory of the season. Dana Shirley’s Bobcat team collected 18 kills and six aces. Elsewhere, Walhalla fell to Palmetto 3-2 for their first region loss.

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‘Fierce Five’ U.S. gymnasts injured on tour

September 12, 2012

Two members of the “Fierce Five” U.S. women’s gymnastics team that won the team gold medal at the London Olympics last month were injured with minutes of each other while on the Kellogg’s Tour of Champions on Sunday. The Yahoo! Sports blog Fourth-Place Medal reported Tuesday that McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman both fell while…

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Gamecock Men’s Basketball Releases 2012-13 Non-Conference Schedule

September 12, 2012

The South Carolina men’s basketball staff, led by first-year head coach Frank Martin, released its non-conference schedule for the 2012-13 season on Wednesday. The slate features 10 home dates, including one exhibition, to be played at Colonial Life Arena, two trips to New York City and an international visit to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, to highlight…

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Murray wins U.S. Open, getting his first Grand Slam title

September 11, 2012
Murray wins U.S. Open, getting his first Grand Slam title

Britain’s Andy Murray finally has a Grand Slam title, winning the U.S. Open Monday against defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia 7-6 (10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2. It wasn’t easy, taking 4 hours and 54 minutes for Murray to claim victory after he let the third and fourth sets slip away after taking the first…

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South Carolina Men’s Basketball Releases 2012-13 Roster

September 11, 2012
South Carolina Men’s Basketball Releases 2012-13 Roster

First-year South Carolina head men’s basketball coach Frank Martin announced on Monday the Gamecocks’ roster for the 2012-13 season, which features 10 returning players and four newcomers.  Returning for South Carolina will be sophomore guard Damien Leonard and classmate, forward Carlton Geathers, along with junior guards Bruce Ellington, Brian Richardson, Eric Smith and Brenton Williams.…

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Walhalla volleyball wins

September 11, 2012

The Walhalla Razorback volleyball team defeated Emerald 3-0 on Monday in Western AAA play. The Razors are unbeaten in region play and will host Palmetto on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Daniel retains the top spot in the state in Class AAA according to the new coaches poll released on Monday.

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Gamecocks, Tigers rise in AP Poll

September 10, 2012

Alabama sits atop the Associated Press college football poll released Sunday, with LSU and Southern California trading off the No. 2 and 3 spots. Oregon, Oklahoma, Florida State and Georgia are ranked 4-7 in order, with South Carolina and West Virginia checking in at the 8 and 9 spots. Michigan State rounds out the Top-10.…

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Eastin becomes first female official in regular-season NFL game

September 10, 2012
Eastin becomes first female official in regular-season NFL game

Shannon Eastin made history Sunday as the first female official in a regular-season NFL game, when she worked as a line judge during the match-up between the St. Louis Rams and the Detroit Lions. Eastin is one of the replacement officials hired by the NFL while the regular officials are locked out. She became the…

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NFL – Week One

September 10, 2012
NFL – Week One

Highlights from Week One in the NFL: • Atlanta Falcons 40, Kansas City Chiefs 24 • Washington Redskins 40, New Orleans Saints 32 — Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner, had a steller NFL debut, going 19 of 26 with 320 yards passing, two touchdowns and no interceptions as he…

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Doctor: Too soon to know if Tulane player paralyzed

September 10, 2012
Doctor: Too soon to know if Tulane player paralyzed

Tulane University football player Devon Walker underwent surgery Sunday to stabilize his fractured spine, but the team’s doctor said it’s too soon to know whether he’ll be paralyzed from the injury he suffered while making a tackle Saturday. Walker was injured when he and teammate Julius Warmsley tackled Tulsa player Willie Carter and apparently smashed…

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