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Local Baseballers Earn Spot on Series Team

June 16, 2015

Congratulations are in order for Seneca High School’s Alex Medlin and Walhalla High School’s Seth Holcombe. The two were named Monday night to the South Carolina District I team for the Big League World Series in Easley. Medlin is the son of WGOG’s Tony Medlin, heard each Wednesday morning with his weekly sports commentary. The…

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Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody

May 23, 2015

Police say the man thought to be responsible for the Tuesday robbery at Community First Bank in Seneca is in custody in North Carolina. The robbery occurred at the 123/Sheep Farm Road branch. Jimmy Watt, with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, says a warrant was issued Saturday for 53 year-old Jesse Ray Pate of Pasture…

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Local teams stay alive in postseason

May 7, 2015

Seneca’s softball team stayed alive in the Class 3A postseason with a 13-2 rout of South Pointe on Wednesday. The Bobcats now face Blue Ridge on Friday. They’ll need to defeat the Tigers twice to advance to the Upper State playoffs. Seneca’s girls’ soccer team blanked Blue Ridge, 2-0, in round two playoff action on Wednesday.…

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Walhalla soccer advances

May 6, 2015

The Walhalla boys’ soccer team defeated Dreher High School, 2-1, in the first round of the playoffs on Tuesday. The Razors will now head to Eastside for round two on Thursday. Eastside defeated Chester in the round one on Monday. Elsewhere, Seneca’s season ends with a 5-1 loss at AC Flora.

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High School Playoffs

May 5, 2015

In high school sports, Seneca’s girls’ soccer team defeated Richland Northeast Monday night, 6-1, as the playoffs got underway. The Bobcats will host Blue Ridge in Round Two play on Wednesday. Elsewhere Monday, Walhalla’s season ends with a 6-0 loss at Chapin. In baseball, Walhalla gets the 4-2 win over Blue Ridge in the Class…

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Standoff near Walhalla comes to an end

April 30, 2015

Police say a standoff came to an end late Thursday evening at a home near Walhalla with the suspect being taken into protective custody. Police were on the scene in the 500 block of Highlands Highway, north of Walhalla, where the man was holed up in his home threatening to harm himself. Police say shots were fired in…

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Tamassee Man dies in late night wreck

April 29, 2015

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says a 45 year-old Tamassee man died Tuesday night from blunt forces injuries sustained in a wreck. James Austin Smith  died of blunt force injuries sustained in a two vehicle collision. The two vehicle collision happened around 11:30 PM Tuesday on North Highway 11, near the intersection of Flat Shoals Road…

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High School Sports

April 28, 2015

Walhalla baseball earned a spot in the playoffs thanks to a walk off, 6-5, win over Wren on Monday. The game was part two of a game started on April 17 but postponed due to rain. The Razors will face Daniel Tuesday on the road in Central. The playoffs get underway on Friday. In boys’ soccer,…

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Nine Year Old Missing From West Union Found Safe

April 27, 2015

Oconee County Sheriff’s Deputies and rescue teams located a missing nine year-old boy from the Scenic Heights area of West Union. The boy was found, unhurt, in the Fairfield Road section of Walhalla. Charlie King, with Emergency Services, says the boy was reported missing at around 8:30 PM Monday. The search was initially concentrated on a wooded…

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HS Sports

April 24, 2015

In baseball on Thursday, West-Oak rolled over Pendleton, 8-3. Dylan Hunter notched three hits for the Warriors, who are back in action, hosting Walhalla, Friday night at 6:30. Elsewhere Thursday, Belton-Honea Path defeated Seneca, 14-3. In softball, it was Daniel with the 10-1 win over Walhalla. Elsewhere, Seneca got the shutout over Palmetto, 4-0. The…

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Calendar

  • July 3, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 6, 2015 6:00 pmAudtions for Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple"
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