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Expectations running high

Sumter High School and Lee Central High will open the football season this week ranked in the top 10 in their respective classifications, according to the S.C. Prep Media preseason poll. The Gamecocks are tied with Spring Valley for 10th in 5A, …

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KEEPING UP

Ex-Gator Belcher celebrates 27th birthday in style

Nick Belcher celebrated his 27th birthday in style. The Lakewood High School graduate helped the Jacksonville Sharks beat the Columbus Lions 27-21 to win the National Arena League football championship. He converted three of four extra-point …

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Tigers WR Renfrow seeks bigger role

CLEMSON - It seems impossible for any Clemson fan to overlook 5-foot-11 Hunter Renfrow after his game-winning catch clinched the Tigers first national title in 35 years. But there was Renfrow at a Brazilian steakhouse on Hilton Head this summer …
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A hunter's perspective of the National Rifle Association

I headed across the field to the ground blind that was tucked into the edge of the shady woods about 3 p.m. I carried a cold drink, some snacks and a couple of magazines in my turkey vest. It was warm and windy, and I knew that walking the logging …
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TV SCHEDULE, STANDINGS & MORE - AUG. 15

TV SPORTS TODAY 10 a.m. - Youth Baseball: PONY League World Series Game Thirteen from Washington County, Pa. (SPECTRUM 1250). 11 a.m. - Professional Tennis: Western & Southern First- and Second-Round Matches from Mason, Ohio …