Seneca hosting softball this weekend

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The City of Seneca is hosting the Dixie Softball State Tournament, which gets underway this weekend at the Shaver Recreation Complex. The tournament winner will represent the state at the World Series in Louisiana in August. Opening festivities are Friday, while play begins on Saturday. In American Legion play, Walhalla’s Post 124 defeated Lancaster 14-3 to remain alive in the […]

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Local Baseballers Earn Spot on Series Team

Congratulations are in order for Seneca High School’s Alex Medlin and Walhalla High School’s Seth Holcombe. The two were named Monday night to the South Carolina District I team for the Big League World Series in Easley. Medlin is the son of WGOG’s Tony Medlin, heard each Wednesday morning with his weekly sports commentary. The Series begins in late July at the J.B. […]

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Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody

Police say the man thought to be responsible for the Tuesday robbery at Community First Bank in Seneca is in custody in North Carolina. The robbery occurred at the 123/Sheep Farm Road branch. Jimmy Watt, with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, says a warrant was issued Saturday for 53 year-old Jesse Ray Pate of Pasture Lane, Mountain Rest. Watt says, […]

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Local teams stay alive in postseason

Seneca’s softball team stayed alive in the Class 3A postseason with a 13-2 rout of South Pointe on Wednesday. The Bobcats now face Blue Ridge on Friday. They’ll need to defeat the Tigers twice to advance to the Upper State playoffs. Seneca’s girls’ soccer team blanked Blue Ridge, 2-0, in round two playoff action on Wednesday. The Cats will face Dreher […]

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Walhalla soccer advances

The Walhalla boys’ soccer team defeated Dreher High School, 2-1, in the first round of the playoffs on Tuesday. The Razors will now head to Eastside for round two on Thursday. Eastside defeated Chester in the round one on Monday. Elsewhere, Seneca’s season ends with a 5-1 loss at AC Flora.

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High School Playoffs

In high school sports, Seneca’s girls’ soccer team defeated Richland Northeast Monday night, 6-1, as the playoffs got underway. The Bobcats will host Blue Ridge in Round Two play on Wednesday. Elsewhere Monday, Walhalla’s season ends with a 6-0 loss at Chapin. In baseball, Walhalla gets the 4-2 win over Blue Ridge in the Class 3A Playoffs. Seth Holcombe was […]

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Standoff near Walhalla comes to an end

Police say a standoff came to an end late Thursday evening at a home near Walhalla with the suspect being taken into protective custody. Police were on the scene in the 500 block of Highlands Highway, north of Walhalla, where the man was holed up in his home threatening to harm himself. Police say shots were fired in the home Thursday afternoon, but the […]

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Tamassee Man dies in late night wreck

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says a 45 year-old Tamassee man died Tuesday night from blunt forces injuries sustained in a wreck. James Austin Smith  died of blunt force injuries sustained in a two vehicle collision. The two vehicle collision happened around 11:30 PM Tuesday on North Highway 11, near the intersection of Flat Shoals Road and Cheohee Valley Road.  Addis […]

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High School Sports

Walhalla baseball earned a spot in the playoffs thanks to a walk off, 6-5, win over Wren on Monday. The game was part two of a game started on April 17 but postponed due to rain. The Razors will face Daniel Tuesday on the road in Central. The playoffs get underway on Friday. In boys’ soccer, Daniel defeated Walhalla in a […]

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