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September 12, 2014

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Star prospect sidelined; Dawgs will be without full receiving corps Saturday

September 10, 2014

*The Palmetto State’s top-rated high school football star for the recruiting class of 2015 will miss the remainder of his senior season. Defensive end Shameik Blackshear of Bluffton High School, who has already committed to play college ball at South Carolina, is out for the season after an MRI of his injured knee revealed a…

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Tigers, Gamecocks hanging around in Top 25

September 8, 2014

The Clemson Tigers and South Carolina Gamecocks are still part of college football’s Top 25, but not by much.The Gamecocks dropped two spots to #23 in the latest Amway/USA Today Coaches Poll, following the 33-23 win over East Carolina Saturday night in Columbia. Earlier in the day, Clemson trounced S.C. State, 73-7, to hold on…

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Warriors win double-overtime thriller over Pendleton

September 6, 2014

For the first time since 2006, the West-Oak Warriors have defeated the Pendleton Bulldogs. The Warriors collected a thrilling, 42-41 victory in double-overtime at Warrior Field on Friday, a win that gave the school its first 2-0 start to a season since 2005. Coach Josh Pierce’s Warrior team trailed by 28-7 at one point in…

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Swinney dismisses freshman; Gamecocks alter O-line

September 4, 2014

Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney said after practice Wednesday that freshman wide receiver Kyrin Priester is no longer with the team.  Priester, who entered Clemson in January as a true freshman, played on special teams in the opener against Georgia last weekend in Athens. Swinney said the dismissal stemmed from an attitude that was not…

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Phillies no-hit Atlanta

September 2, 2014

Cole Hamels, together with three Philadelphia Phillies’ relievers,  no-hit the Atlanta Braves Monday, winning 7-0. Hamels went six innings and threw 108 pitches; he struck out seven, walked five, and hit one batter.  Then, relievers Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon each pitched a perfect inning to close out the 11th combined no-hitter in big league history.  It was…

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Seneca’s Ernst wins Portland Classic

September 2, 2014

Seneca’s Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour’s Portland Classic on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea’s I.K. Kim. It was the first professional victory for the 22-year-old Ernst, who shot a 5-under 67 in the final round to get to 14 under at Columbia Edgewater. Kim, the…

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Georgia dominates Clemson in second half; Furman wins game, loses QB

August 30, 2014

In a performance that will surely cast him as an early favorite for the Heisman Trophy, Georgia’s Todd Gurley scored four touchdowns and set a school record with 293 all-purpose yards, leading No. 12 Georgia to a 45-21 victory over No. 16 Clemson on Saturday night at Sanford Stadium in Athens. Gurley ran for 198…

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West-Oak, Seneca win in openers

August 29, 2014

In 96.3 WGOG’s High School Football Game of the Week Friday, the West-Oak Warriors opened the season with a 21-7 victory over inter-county rival Walhalla at Warrior Field in Westminster. Landon Owen led the way for the Warriors by scoring all three of his teams touchdowns. Walhalla scored its only points on a 15 yard scoring…

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Former Walhallan’s son draws All-Star invite

June 13, 2014
Former Walhallan’s son draws All-Star invite

 Princeton University basketball player Clay Wilson’s Oconee County relatives have received the news that the rising senior is getting the chance to compete this summer in international competition. He’s Clay Wilson, son of former Walhallan Dean Wilson Owasso, Oklahoma and nephew of 96.3/WGOG account executive Ann Anderson of Walhalla. Clay Wilson has an invitation to…

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  • November 20, 2014 6:00 pmChili Cook-Off
  • November 22, 2014Benefit for Mark & Jody Vissage
  • November 22, 2014 7:00 pmThe Miss Walhira Pageant
  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
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