Second Marathon Bomber in custody

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect was captured Friday night after police found him in a boat in a suburban backyard following a bloody rampage and daylong manhunt, law enforcement sources said. Cheers went up from a crowd of police gathered at the scene in Watertown, Mass., where bursts of gunfire had been heard over the course of two hours. The […]

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Braves continue to win

Jason Heyward, Justin Upton and Dan Uggla homered in the 8th inning and Juan Francisco hit a pair of solo shots early in the game to help the Atlanta Braves win their 10th straight with a 6-3 win over the Kansas City Royals at Turner Field Tuesday night. The two game interleague series wraps up Wednesday with a 12:00 PM start. […]

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College Baseball Opens Today

Furman opens its 2013 baseball season on Friday against Michigan State in a 5:00 p.m. game at Fluor Field in the First Pitch Invitational sponsored by the Greenville Drive, the South Atlantic League Single-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The Paladins will face Northwestern on Saturday at noon and complete their three-game season opening weekend with a Sunday 3:00 […]

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College Basketball

Freshman Gee McGhee tallied a game-high 16 points and Chattanooga forced Furman into 20 turnovers as the Mocs topped the short-handed Paladins, 83-49, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Thursday night at the McKenzie Arena. South Carolina (12-12, 2-9 SEC) fell to LSU (14-8, 5-6 SEC) 64-46 at Colonial Life Arena. The Gamecocks were balanced in the scoring column, […]

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WGOG’s Watt Named Sheriff’s Department PIO

Jimmy Watt, heard on the airwaves of 96.3 WGOG for more than a decade, has accepted a position within the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says Watt, of Seneca, will serve as the Department’s new Public Information Officer. Watt, who has more than 20 years of experience in Upstate media circles, will serve as the Sheriff’s media liaison […]

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Panthers will keep Ron Rivera

Ron Rivera will return as coach of the Carolina Panthers next season after his team’s strong finish. Panthers spokesman Charlie Dayton said Rivera met with owner Jerry Richardson Saturday morning and was informed that he will return for a third season. Rivera has two years left on his contract. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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