Clemson Falters Late in Upset Bid, Falls to No. 8 Arizona 66-54

December 9, 2012
Clemson Falters Late in Upset Bid, Falls to No. 8 Arizona 66-54

Clemson went toe-to-toe with No. 8 Arizona in Littlejohn Coliseum on Saturday, but saw a six-point second half lead slip away as the Wildcats were strong down the stretch in a 66-54 victory. The Tigers, playing a non-conference ranked team for the first time since 2000, were up 44-38 with 11:28 to play. Arizona ended…

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Hopkins Named Second Team by Phil Steele

December 8, 2012
Hopkins Named Second Team by Phil Steele

Clemson wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins has been named a second-team All-American by Phil Steele. Hopkins has been named a second team All-American by four organizations. In addition to Phil Steele he has also been named by CBS Sports, Fox Sports and Lindy’s.  Hopkins finished the regular season with 69 receptions for 1214 yards and 16…

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Friday Evening Wreck Leaves Pickens Man Dead

December 8, 2012

A Friday night traffic accident in Oconee County has left a 35 year-old Pickens County man dead.  Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says the man’s name is being withheld at this time so his family may be notified.  Addis says the two vehicle collision occurred on North Highway 11 near the intersection of Fall Creek…

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Gamecocks Cruise to 91-74 Victory over Jacksonville

December 8, 2012
Gamecocks Cruise to 91-74 Victory over Jacksonville

South Carolina (6-3) defeated Jacksonville (4-6) 91-74 in non-conference action at Colonial Life Arena on Friday night. Freshman forward Michael Carrera led the Gamecocks as one of four players reaching double figures with 17 points and a game-high 9 rebounds. Junior guard Brian Richardson went 4-for-4 from behind the arc to score a season-best 16…

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Who in the wake of DeMint departure?

December 7, 2012

The political machinations are getting cranked up as to who Governor Haley will appoint to fill the rest of Senator DeMint’s term. Long-time Oconee Republican Devoe Blackston called Henry McMaster this morning, and kidding, greeted the former Attorney General with, “Hello, Senator!” According to Blackston, McMaster made clear he’d accept the interim appointment, should the…

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Officer pounding pavement

December 7, 2012

Driving S.C. 11, the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway, from Fair Play to Gaffney, is one thing. Walking that route seems unimaginable. But an Oconee sheriff’s officer intends to do just that, for a good cause. Norman Dukes, school resource officer at Tamassee-Salem/Middle/High School, is seeking financial pledges to go toward Tamassee-Salem’s transition class (Special Needs…

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