Furman’s Early Grabs SoCon, National Accolades

October 9, 2012
Furman’s Early Grabs SoCon, National Accolades

Furman punter/placekicker Ray Early has been named Southern Conference Special Teams Player of the Week and College Football Performance Awards National Punter Of The Week for his outstanding work in the Paladins’ 20-17 loss to Wofford on Saturday in Spartanburg.  Early, a 6-foot, 184-pound junior, averaged a career best 57.3 yards on three punts, all…

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BJ McKie’s son commits to South Carolina

October 9, 2012
BJ McKie’s son commits to South Carolina

The son of a Gamecock legend is following in his father’s footsteps.  The 6-4 shooting guard Justin McKie of Irmo, the son of USC’s all time leading scorer BJ McKie, announced a commitment to the Gamecocks Monday morning. McKie made an official visit to USC over the weekend and contacted head coach Frank Martin Sunday…

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West Union sets meeting agenda

October 9, 2012

A report on this year’s Christmas Parade is an agenda item for tonight’s 6 o’clock meeting of the West Union Town Council. Other items of  business include an update on plans for a farmers market, as well as discussions and votes on nuisance properties and how much hospitality tax to spend on next year’s Fun…

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Texans down Jets 23-17

October 9, 2012
Texans down Jets 23-17

The Houston Texans downed the New York Jets 23-17 in Monday Night Football in the Jets home stadium, leading Houston to a 5-0 start for the first time. Houston quarterback Matt Schaub was 14 of 28 for 209 yards and a touchdown, while Jets QB Mark Sanchez went 14 of 31 for 230 yards and…

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Johnson and Sanders Honored by SEC

October 9, 2012
Johnson and Sanders Honored by SEC

A pair South Carolina football players were honored for their performances in Saturday’s 35-7 win over fifth-ranked Georgia.  Senior center T.J. Johnson was named the SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week. Johnson, a 6-6, 319-pounder from Aynor, S.C., graded out at 86 percent against the Bulldogs with seven knockdowns and no quarterback pressures in the…

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End-of-course test quandary

October 9, 2012

The Oconee superintendent of education has been blogging about it, and last night there was a full discussion by the board of trustees about the fairness of an end-of-course test that weighs on whether a student will graduate. Dr. Michael Lucas, county superintendent, has asked the question, “Could you pass the end-of-course exam in U-S…

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