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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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Gamecocks Open Season Thursday Night in Nashville

August 30, 2012
Gamecocks Open Season Thursday Night in Nashville

The ninth-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks will open the 2012 football season Thursday night in Music City USA, as they face SEC East rival Vanderbilt in a nationally-televised contest.  Carolina enters the game with its highest beginning rank in school history.  Eyes will be on the play of junior tailback Marcus Lattimore, who is returning following…

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Clijsters loses in second round at US Open, ending singles tennis career

August 30, 2012
Clijsters loses in second round at US Open, ending singles tennis career

Kim Clijsters’ singles professional tennis career came to an end in the second round of the U.S. Open Wednesday (August 29th), when she lost to Britain’s Laura Robson 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5). The four-time Grand Slam title winner will retire after she finishes playing in the U.S. Open’s doubles tournament. Speaking after yesterday’s match, the…

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NFL to use replacement officials during Week One

August 30, 2012
NFL to use replacement officials during Week One

The NFL’s regular season will open next week with replacement officials being used, and the league said it is ready to use them as much as necessary after that. Negotiations between the NFL and the Referees Association union are at a standstill, with talks essentially having gone nowhere since the officials were locked out in…

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Furman Kicks Off 2012 Football Season Saturday At Samford

August 28, 2012
Furman Kicks Off 2012 Football Season Saturday At Samford

Furman football kicks off its 2012 football campaign this Saturday when the Paladins travel to Birmingham, Ala., to take on Southern Conference rival Samford. Kickoff for the game at Seibert Stadium is set for 4:30 p.m. ET.  You can hear the game on 96.3 WGOG beginning with the tailgate and pre-game show at 3:00 PM.…

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Peake to start in Watkins slot

August 28, 2012
Peake to start in Watkins slot

Clemson’s depth chart for its season opener Saturday night against Auburn was released on Monday. Charone Peake is listed as the starter at the receiver spot where Sammy Watkins would normally be listed. Watkins is suspended for the first two games of the season following an off-season arrest on misdemeanor drug charges. Clemson and Auburn…

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Japanese team wins Little League World Series over Tennessee 12-2

August 27, 2012

Japan won the Little League World Series Sunday in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, with a lopsided 12-2 victory over the team from Goodlettsville, Tennessee. Twelve-year-old Noriatsu Osaka was the offensive star for Japan, hitting three home runs and getting a triple in his 4-for-4 afternoon. The game ended in the fifth inning after Osaka’s third homer…

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Williamson Attacks, Leads Walhalla To Win Over West-Oak; Seneca edges Greer in Overtime

August 24, 2012
Williamson Attacks, Leads Walhalla To Win Over West-Oak; Seneca edges Greer in Overtime

Walhalla’s Israel Williamson threw for 336 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed for 216 yards and five touchdowns Friday night as the Razorbacks defeated West-Oak 58-27.  The sophomore Razorback signal-caller shredded the West-Oak defense for a total of 552 yards of offense in Jeremy Grogan’s debut as Walhalla head coach.  Walhalla jumped out to a…

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