Clemson in the national spotlight

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The appearance yesterday in front of Clemson’s Esso Club of Marty Smith and other ESPN personnel, along with a large Sports Center truck, is just another impact of the nationwide attention that a college team attracts when it’s about to play for the national title.  Meantime, the man who steers the big Clemson team equipment truck to all road games […]

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Monday (1/4) SportsBreak

RECRUITING: WR Diondre Overton (6-5 195) of Greensboro, NC has committed to play college football for Dabo Swinney at Clemson. Overton made the announcement on Sunday during All American Bowl in Carson, CA.  Overton also considered NC State, Tennessee, and Nebraska. NFL: Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers were too much for the ailing Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Big Ben threw three touchdowns and […]

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Thursday (12/31) SportsBreak

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: All eyes are on the top-ranked Clemson Tigers today as Dabo Swinney’s team faces Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl at 4 o’clock Thursday. It’s part of the College Football Playoff. The Tigers are playing for a chance to face either Alabama or Michigan State in the National Championship game on January 11. The Crimson Tide and Spartans face off […]

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Wednesday (12/30) SportsBreak

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney spoke to reporters at a news conference Wednesday about the suspension of three players on drug-related issues ahead of the team’s bowl game on Thursday. Clemson will face off against Oklahoma in the Capital One Orange Bowl. The Tigers suspended are Deon Cain, Jay Jay McCullough, and Ammon Lakip. The Tigers and Sooners face […]

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Tuesday (12/29) SportsBreak

HS BASKETBALL (BOYS): Walhalla, the host team, defeated Rosman 80-69 on Monday at the Apple Classic Tournament. The Razorbacks advance to round two play. Ben Wolf led Walhalla with 19 points. COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Furman looks to end a two-game skid and finish its non-conference schedule with a winning record when it visits UNC Asheville from the Big South Conference Tuesday night. Tip-off […]

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Monday (12/28) SportsBreak

NFL: The Carolina Panthers’ 18-game regular season win streak was snapped Sunday in Atlanta by the Falcons 20-13. NFL: The Arizona Cardinals clinched a first round bye after trouncing the Green Bay Packers 38-8 at home. The Cardinals have won nine games in a row which is their longest winning streak since 1948. NFL: The Kansas City Chiefs held on to defeat the […]

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Wednesday (12/23) SportsBreak

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL (BOY): Seneca defeated Easley 86-73 on Tuesday to take the Championship of the Seneca Christmas Tournament. Chad Earle led the way with 26 points. Seneca will take part in the Dorman Classic next week. COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Clemson started quickly, but faded fast, Tuesday in its final non-conference game of 2015, played at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens. Georgia dominated the […]

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Tuesday (12/22) SportsBreak

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has been named National Coach of the Year by the Associated Press. Swinney is the first Clemson coach to win the award. It’s been awarded each season since 1998. RECRUITING: WR Diondre Champaigne (6-3 175) of Fort Dorchester High School has committed to play football for coach Will Muschamp at South Carolina. The commitment will help fill a […]

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Monday (12/21) SportsBreak

HS FOOTBALL: The annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolina’s was played Saturday at Gibbs Stadium on the campus of Wofford College in Spartanburg. North Carolina snapped a three game losing streak by beating the South Carolina team 54-39. It was the highest scoring game in Shrine Bowl  history. Impressive play from Clemson commit Cornell Powell out of Greenville, NC. Powell scored […]

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Seneca football coach, athletic director resign

Coming off one of its most successful football seasons in recent times, Seneca High School on Friday accepted the resignations of both its head football coach and athletic director. Principal Cliff Roberts says he has accepted the resignations of Brett Turner and Duke Lee. Turner, who is also associate pastor at New Hope Baptist Church, says the administration was put […]

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