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FRIDAY SPORTS: Paladins lose in overtime

January 17, 2014

Tre Bussey poured in 26 points and Angel Matias and Jelani Hewitt netted 21 apiece to lead Georgia Southern to an 88-81 overtime victory over Furman in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Thursday night at Hanner Fieldhouse in Statesboro, Ga. The defeat dropped the Paladins to 6-12 overall and 0-5 in the SoCon. They…

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Clemson wins second straight ACC road game

January 16, 2014

With the game tied at 49, Clemson outscored Virginia Tech by a score of 7-0 over the final two minutes to earn its second straight ACC road victory by a 56-49 margin Wednesday night. The Tigers moved to 12-4 overall and 3-1 in the ACC. It’s only the 11th time in school history the Tigers…

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Walhalla wins thriller

January 15, 2014

In high school basketball Tuesday, the Walhalla boys defeated Wren in a thrilling 62-61 game. Matt Rowland scored the winning bucket for the Razorbacks with 11 seconds left on the clock. The Walhalla girls fell to Wren 64-45. Elsewhere, Seneca’s boys were winners over BHP 66-52. Wesley Grant led the way with 17 points. Couple that with…

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TUESDAY SPORTS: Blossomgame named ROTW

January 14, 2014

Red-shirt freshman Jaron Blossomgame has been named ACC Rookie of the Week. Pittsburgh forward Lamar Patterson was ACC Player of the Week recipient. In earning the honor, Blossomgame is the first Tiger freshman to be named ACC Rookie of the Week since Terrence Oglesby in the 2007-08 season. ______________________________________________________________________________ The Clemson men’s basketball team will…

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MONDAY SPORTS: NFL Division Title games set

January 13, 2014

NFL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF RESULTS: Saturday, January 11th New England Patriots 43, Indianapolis Colts 22 (AFC) Seattle Seahawks 23, New Orleans Saints 15 (NFC) Sunday, January 12th Denver Broncos 24, San Diego Chargers 17 (AFC) San Francisco 49ers 23, Carolina Panthers 10 (NFC) (SF’s Andy Lee, of Westminster, had two punts for an average of 47.5…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Turnover-plagued Clemson falls to FSU

January 10, 2014

Clemson committed a season-high 18 turnovers and Florida State converted them into 25 points in a 56-41 loss for the Tigers on Thursday at Littlejohn Coliseum. The loss dropped Clemson to 1-1 in the ACC and was the Seminoles’ first in two conference games. K.J. McDaniels led the way for Clemson with 14 points, but the…

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks lose at 10th-ranked Florida

January 9, 2014

South Carolina (7-7, 0-1) had to weather a tough start in Wednesday night’s SEC opener at No. 10/11 Florida (12-2, 1-0) to keep the game close, but an 11-0 run midway through second half propelled the Gators past the Gamecocks, 74-58, at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center in Gainesville. Florida guard Scottie Wilbekin led all…

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Warrior teams fall to BHP

January 8, 2014

In high school basketball on Tuesday, West-Oak’s boys fell victim to Belton-Honea Path 67-63, while the Lady Warriors fell 38-25. Elsewhere, the Walhalla boys lost at Emerald, 71-43. The Lady Razors were winners 63-34. Breanna Richardson led the way with 26 points. The Razorbacks head to Palmetto on Friday. ______________________________________________________________________________ In the NBA Tuesday, the Washington…

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TUESDAY SPORTS: FSU wins title; USC, Clemson finish in Top 10

January 7, 2014

Number 1 Florida State topped Number 2 Auburn 34-31 Monday night in Pasadena to win the last-ever BCS national championship and seal their perfect season, getting the victory on a two-yard touchdown pass from Heisman Trophy-winning freshman quarterback Jameis Winston to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left in the game. The Seminoles rallied after being down 21-10…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Tigers, Gamecocks moving on

January 6, 2014

Clemson’s Sammy Watkins and Martavis Bryant have played their final game for the Tigers. The AP reported Sunday that Watkins has made his decision to go pro and the Charleston Post and Courier reported that Bryant has made the same call. Also, TheTigerInsider.com reported cornerback Baushad Breeland is also entering the NFL draft. The Tigers are…

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  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
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