Swinney dismisses freshman; Gamecocks alter O-line

Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney said after practice Wednesday that freshman wide receiver Kyrin Priester is no longer with the team.  Priester, who entered Clemson in January as a true freshman, played on special teams in the opener against Georgia last weekend in Athens. Swinney said the dismissal stemmed from an attitude that was not acceptable to Clemson standards. Swinney […]

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Seneca’s Ernst wins Portland Classic

Seneca’s Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour’s Portland Classic on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea’s I.K. Kim. It was the first professional victory for the 22-year-old Ernst, who shot a 5-under 67 in the final round to get to 14 under at Columbia Edgewater. Kim, the first- and second-round leader, carded […]

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West-Oak, Seneca win in openers

In 96.3 WGOG’s High School Football Game of the Week Friday, the West-Oak Warriors opened the season with a 21-7 victory over inter-county rival Walhalla at Warrior Field in Westminster. Landon Owen led the way for the Warriors by scoring all three of his teams touchdowns. Walhalla scored its only points on a 15 yard scoring run late in the third […]

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“Safe Harbor Night” at Jazz On The Alley

Thursday, May 22nd is  “Safe Harbor Night” at Jazz on the Alley in downtown Seneca from 6:30-9:00 PM. There will be a silent auction with great items that everyone will love.  All proceeds will go towards Safe Harbor of Seneca and in construction of their new house.  Funk Factory Jazz will be playing starting at 6:30. Below is listing of some […]

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Cain wins in Seneca

Paul Cain is the unofficial winner of Tuesday’s special election to fill an unexpired term on Oconee County Council from the Seneca area. The hand-counted, write-in tally is being reported as Cain 309, last-minute candidate Ernest “E” Riley 269. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Double Murder-Suicide Claims 3 in Northeast Georgia

A double murder and suicide in Northeast Georgia has left 3 people dead. WLHR’s MJ Kneiser reports the incident happened Saturday night shooting at Froh’s Restaurant on Rock Springs Road in Hart County. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland says he received a call late Saturday night about a shooting at the restaurant. Cleveland says witnesses say Sammy Chumley arrived at […]

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Unoffical Winner

Inabinet is the unofficial winner, defeating Cain—444-409.  The official result is to be declared Thursday when the election commission meets to examine an estimated 8-10 provisional ballots. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Agency rules Northwestern players can unionize

*A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board issued a stunning ruling Wednesday that could completely change big-money college sports, finding that Northwestern University’s football players have the right to unionize. The main question before the regional director, Peter Sung Ohr, was whether football players on full scholarships are considered employees under federal law, and he said yes, contending they, quote, […]

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Upsets mark day one of Tournament

As usual, lots of people’s brackets were demolished on the first full day of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament Thursday, with three big upsets by Harvard, North Dakota and Dayton. Number 12 Harvard defeated fifth-seeded Cincinnati 61-57, the second year in a row the Ivy League school had a big upset. North Dakota State, which is also a Number 12, […]

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