Gamecocks Earn 63-57 Victory Over Manhattan

December 22, 2012
Gamecocks Earn 63-57 Victory Over Manhattan

The South Carolina men’s basketball team (8-3) earned a 63-57 victory over Manhattan (3-7) on Saturday night in the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Junior guard Brenton Williams led a trio of Gamecocks in double-figures with 17 points in the win. Freshman forward Michael Carrera tallied 13 on the night…

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Several Gamecocks Earn Preseason All-America Honors

December 22, 2012

Sophomore catcher Grayson Greiner, senior left-handed pitcher Tyler Webb, senior right-handed pitcher Colby Holmes and sophomore left-handed pitcher Jordan Montgomery have been named to the 2013 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-America team as announced by Collegiate Baseball on Friday. Greiner was a second-team selection with Holmes, Montgomery and Webb named to the third team. Greiner returns after…

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First Half Run, Defense Help Jacksonville Past Furman, 65-53

December 22, 2012

Jacksonville University used an 11-0 first half run to grab the lead and held Furman to 28.6% shooting in the second half en route to a 65-53 victory over the Paladins in men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Arena. The loss, Furman’s third straight, dropped the Paladins to 3-8 on the season. Jacksonville…

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Three mothers charged with neglect

December 21, 2012

Law enforcement records show three young Oconee County mothers were arrested this week and charged with unlawful neglect of children. A law enforcement source says the women arrested are accused of giving birth to children, tests on which show the children to have been born with drugs in their systems. The law enforcement records identify…

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“Of course, we cannot comment…”

December 21, 2012

A public protest is being mounted across the street from its office, but the Oconee Department of Social Service will have nothing to say about a group of people who are holding up signs and making public their dispute with the child placement section of the state agency. A DSS employee issued a no comment…

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Westminster’s choice is Awalt

December 21, 2012

Two men with Seneca police backgrounds are going to lead the Westminster Police Department.  Dean Awalt has accepted a $54 thousand offer to succeed Scott Bannister as Westminster Police Chief.  In recent weeks,OconeeSheriff-elect Mike Crenshaw has served as the interim chief. Westminster also promoted Patrolman Rory Jones to Lieutenant.  As such, Jones will serve as second…

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