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Big opening night

Adam Jarecki said his young Wilson Hall squad was “chomping at the bit” this week in practice. “They’re ready to play,” he said. “It’s time to …

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Tough test awaits defending champion Ca

There will be a lot of reflection and celebration for Robert E. Lee Academy on Friday in Bishopville. There will also be perhaps the biggest challenge the Cavaliers have faced in quite a while, …

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Muschamp trying to imitate Spurrier’s success, not quips

HOOVER, Ala. — South Carolina coach Will Muschamp didn’t try to emulate the wisecracking Steve Spurrier at the microphone. “There’s only one Steve Spurrier in life, and I’m not it,” Muschamp said. He replaced Spurrier as the …

Orth, McIlwain sharing reps at QB for USC

COLUMBIA – Senior Perry Orth and freshman Brandon McIlwain continued to alternate reps at quarterback on Monday as the University of South Carolina football team began its second week of fall practice. “It was my turn to go with the 1’s,” said Orth following the workout. “Yesterday I was with the 2’s and (McIlwain) was with the 1’s. So it’s been evenly split.” Orth said he expects that to remain the case at least through the team’s first scrimmage, which is set for Saturday.
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Panthers No. 2 WR Funchess gives Newton another big target

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cam Newton breaks into a smile, barely able to control his enthusiasm when thinking about the prospect of wide receiver Devin Funchess lining up opposite Kelvin Benjamin this season. Newton, the league’s MVP, may never have …
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Clemson, QB Watson headline ACC’s preseason picks for 2016

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Clemson and quarterback Deshaun Watson are the preseason picks for Atlantic Coast Conference favorite and player of the year. The reigning champion Tigers were picked on 144 of 191 votes released Monday from media members …

Former Tiger Rollins wins gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — Former Clemson athlete Brianna Rollins won the gold medal in the 100-meter hurdles on Wednesday in the Olympics, and had United States teammates Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin in tow as the y finished 1-2-3 to give the U.S.its first …
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The joy of fishing

Her laughter surprised me, and I wondered what I had done that was so funny. But I soon realized that she wasn't laughing at me; it was just an outburst of sheer joy. We were catching fish, and it was fun! Actually, she was doing most of the …
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TV, Radio TODAY 1 p.m. – Youth Baseball: Little League World Series International Elimination Game from South Williamsport, Pa. – Vancouver, British Columbia, or Nuevo Leon, Mexico …