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‘We Still Drink Cokes, and Tell Old Jokes …’

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10:30 p.m. Last night I had a lovely time writing about the basketball games at Clinton High School. Football has fallen to alarming depths in the county. The three high schools combined to … Continue reading

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Perhaps I Doth Protest Too Much

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, November 26, 2018, 1:48 p.m. It’s not as bad as it once was, but it’s as bad once as it ever was. Let me explain my Toby Keith paraphrasal. (I don’t think it’s a word, but … Continue reading

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The Reinvention of the Red Sox

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, October 29, 2018, 1:13 p.m. Last night the announcers referred to the Boston Red Sox as “a storied team.” The five-game triumph over the Los Angeles Dodgers was the Red Sox ninth World Series title. The … Continue reading

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They Were Opportune in Every Way

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, October 6, 2018, 11:53 a.m. It’s been unusual this fall to feel upbeat on Saturday mornings. Every high school football team in this county is 2-5. Fortunately, the one I watched last night was the one … Continue reading

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The Latest from the Home Office in Clinton, South Carolina

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, September 22, 2018, 7:01 p.m. I’m really looking forward to watching tonight’s Monster Energy Cup race from Richmond. I’m sort of going into it fresh. It’s been such a busy week, for a variety of unusual … Continue reading

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A Monkey on a Rock

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 8:57 a.m. Monday was no holiday. People had to work. Here they’re worried about a hurricane. So many footballs were bouncing around — some spiraling, some tumbling end over end, too many bouncing … Continue reading

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Red Devils Take a Powder(sville)

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, September 8, 2018, 12:51 p.m. Powdersville is listed as being in Greenville, though road signs suggest that there is indeed a Powdersville, where the use of Goody’s could be exceedingly high. It’s on the eastern edge … Continue reading

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Missing the Good Old Days

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, September 1, 2018, 11:59 a.m. The weekend is not off to a good start. Don’t you agree that the weekend starts informally on Friday night? Last night was a rough one. I was off to the … Continue reading

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Off and Literally Running

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, August 25, 2018, 11:12 a.m. The game was played at 8 p.m. instead of 7:30 because the likelihood a week earlier was that it would be too hot to meet the South Carolina High School League’s … Continue reading

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As Fate Would Have It …

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, August 10, 2018, 3:09 p.m. How’d that song go? I was in the right place, but it must have been the wrong time … On Wednesday night, I got an email from the boss (at GoLaurens/GoClinton) … Continue reading

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