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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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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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