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High School Volleyball

September 5, 2012

In high school volleyball on Tuesday, Walhalla defeated Seneca 3-1 in the Western AAA opener. Seneca won the first set, but the Razorbacks finished with three straight for the overall win. Elsewhere, Daniel defeated West-Oak 3-0. Senior Carly Hoover led Daniel with 14 kills.

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Azarenka, Ferrer advance as rain plays havoc with U.S. Open Schedule

September 5, 2012

Rain from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac played havoc with the schedule at the U.S. Open in Queens, New York, yesterday (September 4th), as only two singles matches were completed and several were suspended after play began. In the two full matches, top-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus defeated seventh-ranked defending champion Sam Stosur of Australia…

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Alabama new number one

September 4, 2012
Alabama new number one

Alabama is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, moving past Southern California after its resounding victory against Michigan.  Souther Cal drops to #2, followed by LSU, Oregon and Oklahoma rounding out the Top 5.  South Carolina remains at #9, while Clemson climbs from #14 to #12.  View the complete rankings…

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Serena advances to quarterfinals; Fish drops out

September 4, 2012

Fourth-seeded Serena Williams easily advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open on Monday with a 6-0, 6-0 victory — what’s known as a “double bagel” — over 82nd-ranked Andrea Hlavackova of the Czech Republic. Williams will play 12th-seeded Serbian Ana Ivanovic, who advanced to a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time since 2008…

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Tiger Woods’ career earnings top $100 million

September 4, 2012
Tiger Woods’ career earnings top $100 million

Tiger Woods is now the first man on the PGA Tour with career earnings of $100 million, after his third place finish in the Deutsche Bank Championship Monday behind winner Rory McIlroy earned him $544,000 to push his career total to $100,350,700. Behind Woods on the career earnings list is Phil Mickelson, who’s more than…

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Heavy rain in the forecast for the Golden Corner

September 3, 2012
Heavy rain in the forecast for the Golden Corner

The National Weather Service at Greenville/Spartanburg is forecasting heavy rain for the Golden Corner on Labor Day.  Numerous thunderstorms are expected across the region Monday and Monday night.  The biggest threat in the forecast is heavy rainfall and lightning.  Isolated flash flooding of streams and creeks is a possibility should multiple storms affect the same…

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West-Oak falls to Pendleton Friday night; Walhalla wins on road

August 31, 2012

The West-Oak Warrior football team fell to 0-3 on the young season following a 60-0 loss to the surging Pendleton Bulldog team Friday night.  Pendleton scored early and often, getting on the board on each of its seven first half possessions.  The Bulldog defense played equally as well in the first two quarters, forcing 3-and-out…

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Clemson opens play Saturday night against Auburn

August 31, 2012
Clemson opens play Saturday night against Auburn

The Clemson Tigers begin the 2012 football season Saturday night before a national TV audience in Atlanta’s Georgia Dome as they face the Auburn Tigers.  Clemson defeated the defending National Champion Auburn team in Death Valley last season, a win that broke Auburn’s winning streak, at the time the longest in the nation.  It was…

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Roddick, at US Open, announces will retire after tournament

August 31, 2012
Roddick, at US Open, announces will retire after tournament

On the day after Kim Clijsters lost in the U.S. Open in her last professional singles tennis match as she heads into retirement, American Andy Roddick announced Thursday on his 30th birthday that he’ll be retiring after his final match at the tournament. Roddick, whose only Grand Slam title was a U.S. Open championship in…

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High School Football Friday Night

August 31, 2012

It’s Friday and that means high school football throughout the Golden Corner. WGOG’s Broadcast Game of the Week tonight features West-Oak and Pendleton from Warrior Field in Westminster. Air time is 7:00 PM with kick off at 7:30 PM. Elsewhere, Walhalla will travel to Landrum, while Seneca is home to host a Top-5 Easley team.…

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