Sluggish First Half Costs Clemson in 73-61 Loss to Purdue on Wednesday

November 29, 2012
Sluggish First Half Costs Clemson in 73-61 Loss to Purdue on Wednesday

Purdue shot 57 percent in the first half and guard D.J. Byrd posted 20 of his 22 points in the first half as the Boilermakers outlasted Clemson in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, 73-61. Purdue led by 20 at halftime and by as much as 23 in the second frame, the Tigers’ largest deficit of the…

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Boyd Named ACC Player of the Year

November 29, 2012
Boyd Named ACC Player of the Year

Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd was named the overall Player of the Year and the Offensive Player of the Year in the Atlantic Coast Conference on Wednesday. Earlier Boyd was named first-team All-ACC for the second straight year and is the first Clemson quarterback to be a two-time first-team selection since Steve Fuller in 1977 and…

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Towns form arson team

November 29, 2012

Four of Oconee’s towns have organized a team of fire fighters to investigate fires, whose causes and origins are of suspicious nature. Walhalla fire fighter Mark Hollifield says the team is in its infant stage, but already meetings have taken place. Heading up the squad are Michael Smith of the Westminster Fire Department and Chris…

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Something old is now something new

November 29, 2012

The executive director for the Greater Walhalla Chamber of Commerce, Vanessa Penton, says this is a good day for celebration in Walhalla, thanks to Blue Ridge Bank. At noon today, the bank will cut the ribbon for its new-look main office at Main and College. Then, from 5 to 7 this evening, Blue Ridge Bank…

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Second Half Shooting Helps Western Carolina Down Furman, 79-65

November 29, 2012

Trey Sumler poured in a game-high 24 points and Tom Tankelewicz scored all 17 of his points in the second half as Western Carolina topped Furman, 79-65, in the Southern Conference men’s basketball opener for both schools Wednesday night on YP.com Court at Timmons Arena. ¬†Western Carolina, with its second straight win, improved to 3-4…

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First flu death in S.C.

November 29, 2012

State health authorities are reporting the first influenza-associated death of the season, along with significant and earlier-than-normal increases in flu activity. “Tragically, a child from Barnwell County has become our first confirmed influenza-associated death of the season,” said Linda Bell, M.D. and interim state epidemiologist. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused the influenza…

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