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College Football Scoreboard (Week 7)

October 13, 2012
College Football Scoreboard (Week 7)

SATURDAY (10/13) #22 Texas A&M 59 #23 Louisiana Tech 57 (Johnny Manziel accounted for six touchdowns, including two to fend off a late rally.) #19 Mississippi State 41 Tennessee 31 (Junior quarterback Tyler Russell threw for a career-high 291 yards and two touchdowns, including a 9-yard pass to Malcolm Johnson to seal the victory with…

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High School Football Friday Night

October 12, 2012

In 96.3 WGOG’s high school football broadcast on Friday night Palmetto defeated West-Oak 41-14 in Williamston.  Our American Pest Control Player of the Game was Palmetto’s Alan Williams, who carried the ball 16 times for 134 yards and 2 touchdowns.  It was part of 424 yards of total offense for Jody LeCroy’s team.  For West-Oak,…

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Beano Cook, ‘Cardinal of College Football’, dies

October 11, 2012
Beano Cook, ‘Cardinal of College Football’, dies

Beano Cook, a longtime staple of the Pittsburgh sports scene and an ESPN college football studio commentator since 1986, has died. He was 81.  Cook, a 1954 University of Pittsburgh grad, began his career as a sports publicist for the school from 1956-66. He later worked with a number of organizations, including the Pittsburgh Civic…

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Earnhardt, Jr. to miss next two races with concussion

October 11, 2012
Earnhardt, Jr. to miss next two races with concussion

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a concussion and will sit out the next two Sprint Cup races at Charlotte and Kansas.  The injury ends NASCAR’s most popular driver’s championship chances this season.  Hendrick Motorsports says Earnhardt Jr. was diagnosed Wednesday afternoon. He sustained the concussion in the 25-car pileup on the last lap of Sunday’s race…

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Gamecocks get Georgia D-lineman

October 11, 2012

DL Kelsey Griffin (6-2 290) of Hoschton, GA Wednesday announced a commitment to play football at South Carolina. Griffin is considered to be one of the top defensive line prospects in the country. Last season Griffin had 98 tackles with 24 tackles for loss. He is the 21st commitment for the Gamecocks’ 2013 class.  

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BJ McKie’s son commits to South Carolina

October 9, 2012
BJ McKie’s son commits to South Carolina

The son of a Gamecock legend is following in his father’s footsteps.  The 6-4 shooting guard Justin McKie of Irmo, the son of USC’s all time leading scorer BJ McKie, announced a commitment to the Gamecocks Monday morning. McKie made an official visit to USC over the weekend and contacted head coach Frank Martin Sunday…

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Gamecocks vault to #3, Tigers drop a spot in latest AP poll

October 7, 2012

South Carolina, Florida and West Virginia move into the top five of The Associated Press college football poll after a Saturday during which nine Top 25 teams lost.  No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Oregon hold their spots at the top of the rankings. Alabama is a unanimous No. 1 again. The rest of the…

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Clemson gains 601 yards, rallies by Georgia Tech

October 7, 2012
Clemson gains 601 yards, rallies by Georgia Tech

Tajh Boyd threw for a career high 397 yards, but both he and his coach agreed he could have played better in No. 15 Clemson’s 47-31 win over Georgia Tech on Saturday.  Boyd and the Tigers offense ran 93 plays and gained 601 yards. It is the fourth time the Tigers (5-1, 2-1 Atlantic Coast…

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College Football Scoreboard (Week 6)

October 6, 2012
College Football Scoreboard (Week 6)

SATURDAY (10/6) #2 Oregon 52 #23 Washington 21 Oregon’s redshirt freshman Marcus Mariota threw for 198 yards and four touchdowns.) California 43 #25 UCLA 17 (Zach Maynard matched his career high with four touchdown passes and added a fifth on the ground and California took advantage of six turnovers.) #12 Ohio State 63 #21 Nebraska…

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Mangle leads Palmetto past Walhalla; Seneca loses wild game to Emerald

October 5, 2012

Janike Mangle accounted for 266 of Palmetto’s 332 yards of total offense Friday night to lead the Mustangs past Walhalla 21-14 at Razorback Stadium.  Mangle earned our Player of the Game honors after rushing 16 times for 155 yards and two touchdowns, while putting the ball in the air 3 times for 111 yards.  For…

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