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On and off the field

The Sumter Touchdown Club Presented by FTC held its season-ending banquet on Thursday at Central Carolina Technical College. The club used the platform to honor local high school football players for their achievements on the field and in the …

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Hit and miss for Sumter in 68-53 victory over Bruins

When you're hot, you're hot, and when you're not, you're not. Those old Jerry Reed song lyrics pretty much described Thursday's Region VI-5A varsity boys basketball game in a 68-53 Sumter win over South Florence at the SHS gymnasium. SHS head …

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Cunningham leads No. 15 Missouri to upset of No. 4 Gamecocks Sunday

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Sophie Cunningham had every reason to believe No. 15 Missouri could knock off third-ranked and defending national champion South Carolina. Her signature moment last season came when she hit a last-second shot in the Tigers' …
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Clemson moves up 6 spots in Top 25 poll

The Clemson men's basketball team took a giant leap of six spots in The Associated Press Top 25 poll released on Monday, and Villanova moved back to the top of the poll after a 1-week hiatus. The Tigers, who reentered the poll last week at No. 25 …
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Snow birds and more cold-weather wildlife

"What are you doing?" my wife, Ginger, asked. I had been standing in the kitchen for a while, looking out the window at a snow-covered back yard. "I'm looking at the birds" was my simple reply. She was satisfied and went back to her …
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TV, RADIO TODAY 7 a.m. - Professional Tennis: Australian Open Men's and Women's Third-Round Matches from Melbourne, Australia (TENNIS). Noon - Figure Skating: European Championships from Moscow - Men's Free Skate Program Competition (NBC …