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Clowney Named Hendricks Award Winner

December 5, 2012
Clowney Named Hendricks Award Winner

Jadeveon Clowney of South Carolina is the winner of this year’s Ted Hendricks Award for the top defensive end in college football.  Clowney claimed nearly two-thirds of the final-round votes, which is a new record. The five other finalists included Morgan Breslin from Southern California, Tank Carradine and Bjoern Werner from Florida State, Sam Montgomery from…

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Alabama holds off Georgia, reaches BCS Championship Game

December 1, 2012
Alabama holds off Georgia, reaches BCS Championship Game

Alabama is heading back to the national championship game — by a mere 5 yards.  AJ McCarron threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to Amari Cooper with 3:15 remaining, and the No. 2 Crimson Tide barely held off No. 3 Georgia 32-28 in a Southeastern Conference title game for the ages Saturday.  After an apparent game-clinching…

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Sluggish First Half Costs Clemson in 73-61 Loss to Purdue on Wednesday

November 29, 2012
Sluggish First Half Costs Clemson in 73-61 Loss to Purdue on Wednesday

Purdue shot 57 percent in the first half and guard D.J. Byrd posted 20 of his 22 points in the first half as the Boilermakers outlasted Clemson in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, 73-61. Purdue led by 20 at halftime and by as much as 23 in the second frame, the Tigers’ largest deficit of the…

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South Carolina & Clemson meet on gridiron this weekend

November 19, 2012
South Carolina & Clemson meet on gridiron this weekend

The South Carolina football team slipped in the national polls released on Sunday.  The Gamecocks (9-2, 6-2 SEC) fell from ninth to 12th in the BCS Standings, from 12th to 13th in the Associated Press poll and from 11th to 12th in the USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches polls, all released Sunday. The Gamecocks are coming off…

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Recruiting notes

November 15, 2012

Congratulations are in order for Walhalla’s Heather Jankowy.  On Wednesday, Heather signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Anderson Univeristy. DE Kendal Vickers (6-3 245) of Havelock, NC announced a commitment via Twitter Wednesday night to play football at South Carolina.  He will enroll next fall at Fork Union Prep in Virginia…

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Hawks fall to Clippers

November 12, 2012
Hawks fall to Clippers

Blake Griffin scored 16 points, Chris Paul had 15 points and eight assists and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 89-76 on Sunday. Jamal Crawford, who won the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year award in 2010 while playing for Atlanta, had 11 points after coming in with a team-high 21.8 average –…

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Clemson rips Maryland for 12th home win in row

November 10, 2012
Clemson rips Maryland for 12th home win in row

Tajh Boyd threw for 261 yards and three touchdowns as Clemson trounced Maryland 45-10 on Saturday, the Tigers’ sixth straight win and record 12th in a row at Death Valley.  Clemson (9-1, 6-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) kept on track for a second straight double-digit victory season. Yet it’s unlikely the defending ACC champs can supplant…

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Editorial—-The Coroner’s case for a morgue

November 9, 2012

Death and taxes have long been the only two certainties of life. It may well come to be, at some point in the future, Oconeeans will pay more to leave this world for the hereafter. In recent years, the coroner has begun to call for the establishment of a county morgue. At times, when it…

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Ford, Jeffries will coach new S.C. all-star football game

November 9, 2012
Ford, Jeffries will coach new S.C. all-star football game

Former Clemson coach Danny Ford will take part in the first-ever South Carolina All-Star Bowl next spring.  Organizers announced the contest Monday.  The game will pit teams of the top senior collegiate players who played for state teams or who are from the state against each other at North Greenville’s Younts Stadium on March 23rd.…

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Paladins Prepare To Host Columbia In Saturday Season Opener

November 9, 2012

The Furman men’s basketball team opens its 29-game regular season schedule on Saturday when it hosts Ivy League member Columbia University in a 7 p.m. contest on YP.com Court at Timmons Arena.  Saturday’s season opener marks the third all-time meeting between the Paladins and Lions with the series knotted at 1-1. Columbia, under the guidance…

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