Tag Archives: Buddy Bridges

Likes and Dislikes, and Balls and Strikes

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, April 21, 2017, 11:48 a.m. Back in my day … Things were different. They’ll be different in the next day, too. And the one after. Times change. I don’t believe my day was any better than … Continue reading

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Here’s to Our Old High School, Hail, Hail, Hail …

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, August 19, 2016, 11:20 a.m. Athletes arrive in as many gaits as Tennessee Walking Horses. They saunter. They trot. They amble. Some seem frightened. Some seem self-conscious. Some think the whole affair is hilarious. Everyone gets … Continue reading

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The Very Best of Clinton’s Greatest Hits

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 9:54 a.m. Happiness, happiness. Everybody’s looking for happiness. As I looked around the perimeter of The Sponge, Clinton High School’s beloved field of dreams and antiquity, that’s what struck me. Lots of smiling … Continue reading

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A Place in Heaven for Red Devils

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, March 12, 2016, 12:17 p.m. Early on Friday afternoon, I drove the familiar highway, 76, that leads from here to Joanna. When I got there, I turned off on a back street and drove by the … Continue reading

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