WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Happy National Signing Day

It’s National Signing Day. Clemson, South Carolina, and colleges around the nation wait on the signatures on the letters of intent from prep players around the country today. Locally, Alana Grant of Seneca has signed to run cross country at Southern Wesleyan. The signing took place at an 11:30 AM ceremony at SHS. ____________________________________________________________________ In area high school basketball on Tuesday, […]

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TUESDAY SPORTS: Furman falls to Samford

Samford shot 60% in the second half, including connecting on 6-of-9 three-point attempts over the final 20 minutes, to erase a 10-point deficit en route to a 76-68 victory over Furman in Southern Conference men’s basketball action Monday evening at Timmons Arena. With Furman leading 41-31 following Stephen Croone’s three-point play with 17:25 remaining in the game, Isaiah Williams scored […]

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MONDAY SPORTS: Seahawks dominate Denver

So much for a classic battle between the NFL’s best offense and its best defense. The Seattle Seahawks routed the Denver Broncos in a 43-8 blowout Sunday night in Super Bowl 48, a game that went wrong for Denver as soon as it began in relatively balmy 49 degree temperatures in New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium, despite all the concerns about […]

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Furman to face Gamecocks in 2014

A clash against South Carolina highlights defending So-Con champion Furman’s 12-game 2014 football schedule, which was released Thursday by director of athletics Gary Clark. Furman will play South Carolina on Oct. 18 at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia in the 49th meeting in a series that dates from 1892.The full 2014 Paladin schedule can be viewed online at furmanpaladins.com. ____________________________________________________________________ Friday night’s high […]

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks get first SEC win

South Carolina (8-12, 1-6 SEC) led by as many as 32 points and four Gamecocks scored in double-figures, as the Gamecocks posted their first SEC win of the season with a strong offensive effort in an 80-52 victory over visiting Texas A&M (12-8, 3-4 SEC) on Wednesday evening at Colonial Life Arena. Freshman guard Duane Notice posted a season high […]

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Black ice still a major concern

Patchy black ice is still possible on area roads into early Thursday, according to the National Weather Service office at the Greenville/Spartanburg Airport. In fact, the condition of area roads Thursday could be as bad or worse than what was seen Wednesday morning. Partly to mostly sunny skies should lead to warming pavement temperatures Wednesday, so you would expect road […]

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks host Texas A&M tonight

South Carolina hosts Texas A&M on Wednesday for the second matchup between the two schools this season. The Aggies posted a 75-67 victory over the Gamecocks just two weeks ago in College Station. Tip-off Wednesday is set for 7:00 PM. ____________________________________________________________________ Tuesday was Super Bowl media day, an event that’s billed as an interview opportunity with the team members who’ll play […]

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Oconee Schools Closed Thursday: Area Closings/Cancellations

****OCONEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED THURSDAY**** *Oconee Christian Academy closed Thursday. *Oconee County Governmental Offices and manned convenience centers will open at 10:30 AM Thursday. *Oconee County Courthouse will open at 10:30 AM. *Seneca City Hall will open at 10:30 AM Thursday. *The Tribble center will operate on an 1 hour delay on Thursday, January 30. Vans will […]

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WCA adds four to board of directors

Despite the snowy weather Tuesday night, the Walhalla Civic Auditorium Board of Directors held its annual membership meeting at its East North Broad Street facility. The board elected four new members to two year terms. They join the current eight person board, bringing the total of the governing body to 12. Board Vice-President Kris Butts presented the nominations of Carol […]

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