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BREAKING: Bartee found guilty; sentence handed down

September 3, 2013

The jury in the trial of James Bartee have handed down a verdict of guilty and the former Secret Service Agent and one time candidate for Oconee County Sheriff has been sentenced to five years in prison and must undergo psychiatric treatment. The verdict was announced just before 2:00 PM Tuesday after the jury deliberated…

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TUESDAY SPORTS: DB’s commit to Clemson; Braves crush Mets; Carlson promoted

September 3, 2013

*Clemson nabbed a pair of football commitments in attendance at Saturday night’s 38-35 win over Georgia. Pledging to play football for the Tigers were defensive back Jefferie Gibson of Hope Milles, North Carolina and defensive back Van Smith of Charlotte. *In the majors on Monday, Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and tied a career high with…

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MONDAY SPORTS: UGA’s Mitchell tears ACL; Gibson honored with stamp; Braves’ streak ends

September 2, 2013

*Georgia not only lost its season opener against Clemson, but they also lost their best wide receiver for the season. Sunday Mark Richt confirmed Malcolm Mitchell tore his ACL and will miss the season as he recovers. Mitchell was injured celebrating the Bulldogs first touchdown of the game with a teammate. He jumped to high-five…

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Mays, Owen lead West-Oak past Walhalla, 17-14

August 30, 2013

Senior kicker Chandler Mays booted a 40-yard field goal as time expired to lift West-Oak past Walhalla 17-14 Friday night at Razorback Stadium. Mays’ kick came after the Warriors scored 14, unanswered, fourth-quarter points to capture their first win over the Razorbacks since 2010. Following a scoreless first quarter, Walhalla controlled the second quarter with…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks beat UNC; HS football Friday; Braves complete sweep of Cleveland

August 30, 2013

*Quick offensive strikes from Connor Shaw and Mike Davis helped No. 6 South Carolina (1-0) dispatch of North Carolina (0-1) 27-10 in the college football season opener at Williams-Brice Stadium. On the third play from scrimmage, the senior quarterback Shaw found sophomore wide receiver Shaq Roland over the middle for a 65-yard touchdown strike, putting…

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Football season arrives; Clemson gears up for ‘Gameday’; WGOG readies for Furman

August 29, 2013

*College Football is here! The 6th-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks and Heisman-favorite Jadeveon Clowney open play Thursday at 6:00 PM hosting the North Carolina Tarheels from the ACC. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. *Clemson Athletics has extended an invitation to all Tiger fans to be at Bowman Field on Saturday, August 31 for ESPN College…

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Bone selects Kentucky; Braves beat Indians; Harvey could miss 2014

August 28, 2013

*WR Blake Bone of Woodruff High School on Tuesday announced a commitment to Kentucky. He picked the Wildcats over South Carolina, Louisville and Ole Miss. Last season Bone had 65 catches for 1150 yards and 14 touchdowns. *In the majors on Tuesday, rookie Alex Wood pitched five-plus strong innings, Elliot Johnson had a two-run triple…

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TUESDAY SPORTS: Mets ace tears ligament; US Open gets underway; Clemson/USC continue prep for openers

August 27, 2013

*The New York Mets were dealt a big blow on Monday when pitching ace Matt Harvey was diagnosed with a partially torn ligament in his right elbow. A full prognosis won’t be made until swelling goes down in about two weeks, and the Mets are hoping that the 24-year-old Harvey, who was the National League’s…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Crowds line up for Clemson/UGA tix; Braves beat Cards; Japan wins little league title

August 26, 2013

*Some students camping out for Clemson/Georgia football tickets were awarded with those tickets Monday morning. Some were simply too late. Students began camping out as early as a week ago to get coveted tickets for the Top-ten match-up between the Tigers and Bulldogs at Death Valley this Saturday night. Tickets were distributed Monday morning beginning…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: HS football kicks off tonight; 5 Gamecocks on All-SEC list; Clemson hoops schedule released

August 23, 2013

*The 2013 high school football season gets underway Friday night for the West-Oak Warriors. The Warriors will host the Travelers Rest Devildogs at 7:30 PM at Warrior Field in Westminster. Elsewhere, the Daniel Day Jamboree is Friday night in Central at Singleton Field. Walhalla will take part, facing Blacksburg. Daniel will face Spartanburg and Liberty plays Christ…

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