WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Clemson gets highest ranking since ’88; ACC honors for Tigers; Boyd leads Heisman talk

*Clemson is ranked fourth by The Associated Press and fifth in the USA Today Coaches poll this week. It is the highest ranking for the Clemson program by the Associated Press since September 12, 1988 when the Tigers were ranked third by AP. The Tigers also received a first-place vote this week by the Associated Press, the first time Clemson […]

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TUESDAY SPORTS: DB’s commit to Clemson; Braves crush Mets; Carlson promoted

*Clemson nabbed a pair of football commitments in attendance at Saturday night’s 38-35 win over Georgia. Pledging to play football for the Tigers were defensive back Jefferie Gibson of Hope Milles, North Carolina and defensive back Van Smith of Charlotte. *In the majors on Monday, Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and tied a career high with five RBIs, powering the Atlanta […]

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MONDAY SPORTS: UGA’s Mitchell tears ACL; Gibson honored with stamp; Braves’ streak ends

*Georgia not only lost its season opener against Clemson, but they also lost their best wide receiver for the season. Sunday Mark Richt confirmed Malcolm Mitchell tore his ACL and will miss the season as he recovers. Mitchell was injured celebrating the Bulldogs first touchdown of the game with a teammate. He jumped to high-five and landed wrong, according to […]

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Mays, Owen lead West-Oak past Walhalla, 17-14

Senior kicker Chandler Mays booted a 40-yard field goal as time expired to lift West-Oak past Walhalla 17-14 Friday night at Razorback Stadium. Mays’ kick came after the Warriors scored 14, unanswered, fourth-quarter points to capture their first win over the Razorbacks since 2010. Following a scoreless first quarter, Walhalla controlled the second quarter with drives that resulted in Israel […]

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks beat UNC; HS football Friday; Braves complete sweep of Cleveland

*Quick offensive strikes from Connor Shaw and Mike Davis helped No. 6 South Carolina (1-0) dispatch of North Carolina (0-1) 27-10 in the college football season opener at Williams-Brice Stadium. On the third play from scrimmage, the senior quarterback Shaw found sophomore wide receiver Shaq Roland over the middle for a 65-yard touchdown strike, putting the Gamecocks in the lead […]

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Football season arrives; Clemson gears up for ‘Gameday’; WGOG readies for Furman

*College Football is here! The 6th-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks and Heisman-favorite Jadeveon Clowney open play Thursday at 6:00 PM hosting the North Carolina Tarheels from the ACC. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. *Clemson Athletics has extended an invitation to all Tiger fans to be at Bowman Field on Saturday, August 31 for ESPN College GameDay. ESPN’s iconic football pregame […]

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Bone selects Kentucky; Braves beat Indians; Harvey could miss 2014

*WR Blake Bone of Woodruff High School on Tuesday announced a commitment to Kentucky. He picked the Wildcats over South Carolina, Louisville and Ole Miss. Last season Bone had 65 catches for 1150 yards and 14 touchdowns. *In the majors on Tuesday, rookie Alex Wood pitched five-plus strong innings, Elliot Johnson had a two-run triple and the Atlanta Braves beat […]

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