TUESDAY SPORTS: FSU wins title; USC, Clemson finish in Top 10

Number 1 Florida State topped Number 2 Auburn 34-31 Monday night in Pasadena to win the last-ever BCS national championship and seal their perfect season, getting the victory on a two-yard touchdown pass from Heisman Trophy-winning freshman quarterback Jameis Winston to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left in the game. The Seminoles rallied after being down 21-10 at halftime to the Tigers, […]

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UPDATED: Power outages reported in parts of Oconee and Pickens; those without power should turn off all appliances

UPDATE (8:45 PM): Blue Ridge Co-Op customers east and south of the city of Seneca report their power has been restored. As the Golden Corner settles into its coldest night in two decades, some citizens are finding themselves in the dark. Terry Ballenger of Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative tells WGOG News a Duke transmission line serving BREC substations is down […]

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MONDAY SPORTS: Tigers, Gamecocks moving on

Clemson’s Sammy Watkins and Martavis Bryant have played their final game for the Tigers. The AP reported Sunday that Watkins has made his decision to go pro and the Charleston Post and Courier reported that Bryant has made the same call. Also, TheTigerInsider.com reported cornerback Baushad Breeland is also entering the NFL draft. The Tigers are also expected to lose junior […]

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BREAKING: Jason Mark Carter captured in Tennessee

From OCSD Spokesman Jimmy Watt: Jason Mark Carter, who was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2006 murder of his mother and stepfather and committed, has been captured in Williamson County, TN according to information the Sheriff’s Office received from the State Law Enforcement Division.  The Sheriff’s Office was notified early yesterday afternoon that he has escaped […]

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Tigers take field tonight

It’s gameday for Clemson Tiger football. Dabo Swinney’s Tigers take on Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Discover Orange Bowl from Miami Gardens Friday at 8:30 PM. It’s the first meeting between between the two teams since the 1978 Gator Bowl. Ohio State is a 3 point favorite in the latest line from the desert. ______________________________________________________________________________ Oklahoma […]

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UPDATE: Arrests made in Utica homicide

Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says two teenagers are behind bars, charged with murder in the death of a Washington State man. Arrested and charged are 18 year-old James William Toward of 23 Ames Street, Seneca, and 16 year-old Donte Robert Bacon of 2309 Ashton Street in Seneca. Both have been charged with Murder, First Degree Burglary, Kidnapping, Possession of a […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Oconee teams lose Friday night

All three Oconee County high school football teams saw defeat in action Friday night. In WGOG’s broadcast game from Williamston, Palmetto gets its first Western AAA win of the season with a 29-13 win over Walhalla. The game was close until the fourth quarter, the start of which the Mustangs led by only a 16-13 margin. Elsewhere, West-Oak goes on […]

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FRIDAY SPORTS: HS Football Friday; Clowney expected to play Saturday; Shrine Bowl roster set

*Golden Corner High School Football on 96.3 WGOG Friday night features Walhalla taking on Palmetto in Williamston. And, we’re shuffling the lineup just a bit. Jimmy Watt and Jeff Underwood will provide the call of the game. Kris Butts will be hosting the Edwards Auto Sales Scoreboard Show after the game. Regular host Tony Medlin is out of town this week. Our […]

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