Tag Archives: Clinton High School

A Farewell to One of the Men in Full

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, July 14, 2017, 11:08 a.m. I paid modest respects to my line coach today. Not much is there to prove it. I signed the register and nodded at the people who were staking out their seats … Continue reading

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Same Old Stories, Time After Time

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, June 1, 2017, 9:53 a.m. On Sunday night (and into Monday morning), I sat in a box high above Charlotte Motor Speedway and wrote about the world’s longest stock car race. On Wednesday night, I sat … Continue reading

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Where the Ashes Fall

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, September 4, 2015, 11:28 a.m. This, of course, is Labor Day weekend. I’ve put in my share of hours over time, first more with arms and legs, but then gradually working down to the fingertips because … Continue reading

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When This Old Town Seems Young

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, August 21, 2015, 11:27 a.m. Tonight Clinton High School opens its varsity football season at home against A.C. Flora of Columbia. The Red Devils defeated the Falcons in the first round of the 2013 3A playoffs … Continue reading

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Informal Football Rules of Survival

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 10:24 a.m. On Tuesday evening, I sat in the Wilder Stadium stands at about the 20-yard line, right about where my late father once watched me play, to see the upstart Red Devils … Continue reading

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