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The Baseball Was Cool But My Fingers Were Cold

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 9:49 a.m. Haters gonna hate. Politicians gonna lie. Terrorists gonna terrorize. Thank God there’s baseball to save the republic. The weather was chilly on Tuesday night, and for some reason, it always seems … Continue reading

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As Joe Garagiola Noted, Baseball Is a Funny Game

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 8:39 a.m. What does a writer want? Something to write. Sometimes this quest takes him far away, occasionally in geography but mostly in contemplation, and sometimes he finds it nearby. On Tuesday night, … Continue reading

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Now that the Dust Has Settled

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 11:35 a.m. It could be that Laurens District High School’s 14-1 softball victory over Clinton will prove beneficial to the Red Devils in the long run. The game was a shock to the … Continue reading

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The Vagaries of Basketball and Other Sports

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, February 18, 2016, 9:55 a.m. When all the laughter died in sorrow … It’s the name of a book I read when I was in school. I read a lot then. Still do. The title stuck … Continue reading

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Easley Doesn’t It

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, February 6, 9:03 a.m. Hmm. I haven’t written anything about the Super Bowl, other than a humorous column about NASCAR rallying around the Carolina Panthers as something of a home team. I haven’t written about Tony … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Williamses, Mostly

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, January 16, 2016, 12:10 p.m. It’s been a lively week for your local high school basketball reporter. The writer yearns mainly to write and for something to happen that he finds intriguing. In my stories at … Continue reading

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The King of Laurens

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, November 7, 2015, 12:30 p.m. Last night I got home late from writing about the high school football game between Laurens and Greenwood, won by the former, 17-14, and ending a long losing streak by the … Continue reading

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Why This Stupid Story Must Last Forever

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 11:34 a.m. First of all, a brief story. Some years back, I was in Florida early for Speedweeks, and the New England Patriots were playing the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl, which … Continue reading

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Dare To Be Great

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 10:19 a.m. And you know the sun’s settin’ fast / And just like they say, nothing good ever lasts. – “Our Town,” Iris Dement I’ve previously expressed the belief that the entire mood … Continue reading

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