Razorbacks Win Season Opener

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It was a typical nail-biting game Friday night between rival high schools, Walhalla and West-Oak. In the end, the Razorbacks christened their new facility in Picket Post with a 20-19 win over the Warriors from Westminster. The Razorback defense made the difference, forcing three turnovers, including an interception returned 90 yards for a score in the third quarter. West-Oak drove […]

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Razorback Football Kicks off Tonight on 101.7 WGOG

High School Football season kicks off tonight for Oconee County Schools. Walhalla will open the season and their new stadium by hosting the West-Oak Warriors. We’ll begin coverage on 101.7 WGOG at 6:30 with the Excel Rehab & Sports Razorback Coach’s Show, as Kris Butts previews the game with Walhalla Head Coach Jeremy Grogan. Elsewhere tonight, Seneca is home to […]

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Clemson to enter season ranked #12

Clemson was ranked 12th in the Associated Press preseason college football poll released Sunday afternoon.  It is the same preseason ranking the Tigers received by the USA Today Coaches Poll two weeks ago. This is the highest preseason ranking Clemson has had since 2013 when the program was eighth. Clemson’s highest preseason ranking is history is No. 4 in 1984 and 1988.  […]

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Coaches Headed to Hall of Fame

The South Carolina Football Coaches Association has announced its 2015 Hall of Fame inductees for its second class. The inductees are Doug Bennett, who coached at Sharon and Swansea High Schools; Shell Dula from Ninety-Six, Union, & Greenwood; Bettis Herlong of Saluda, Aiken, Johnston, Strom Thurmond, & Brookland-Cayce; Leon Maxwell from Latta, St. Stephens, and Bamberg-Erhardt; Johnny Roscoe, coach at […]

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Swinney back with team

Head Coach Dabo Swinney was back with the Clemson football team Wednesday, for the first time in four days. Swinney was in Alabama for services following the passing of his father on August 8. The Tigers worked Wednesday in Memorial Stadium for two hours, including a situational scrimmage, the first of the preseason. Korrin Wiggins, one of just four returning […]

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High School All-American Has Local Ties

A rising senior baseball player from Gainesville, GA with local ties has been named a High School All-American and will play in Wrigley Field in Chicago August 15. Jonathan Gettys, a left-handed pitcher with a 95 mph fastball, was selected to the Under Armour All-American Game and will play before scouts from all of the MLB teams. He is an LSU […]

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New Alignment Proposed to SCHSL

A new proposal for realignment came before the South Carolina High School League on Monday. Under the proposal, South Carolina would have a 5A classification for the first time. Locally, Daniel would move to Class 4A, while Class 3 A Region 1 will be made up of Seneca, Walhalla, West-Oak, Crescent, and Pendleton. The proposal, which we’re told is all […]

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Zack Godley’s winning debut!

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A Pendleton man was in the stands last week to see the Major League Baseball debut of his first cousin. It was a proud and exciting moment for Bit McMillan, a technican for Crenshaw TV and Appliance, and other members of the family of Arizona Diamondbacks right-handed pitcher Zack Godley. “It was an unreal experience,” McMillan told us. Godley pitched […]

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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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