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Just Like Old Times

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, August 20, 8:10 p.m. I hadn’t been to Saluda, 40 miles away, in many years. Over 20 years of covering NASCAR, it just wasn’t a direction I went. I drove through McCormick on the way to … Continue reading

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The School of Hard Knocks (and Cold Beers)

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, April 11, 2015, 11:51 a.m. Years ago, I used to say that I didn’t like sports as much as I liked sports writing. Furthermore, I liked “being a sports writer.” Back in those days, my favorite … Continue reading

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Kids Gone Wild

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 2:15 p.m. To me, it seems as if my youth was the wild frontier. Davey, Davey Crockett, king of the wild frontier! I was thinking this morning in the aisles of a local … Continue reading

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Old Times Here

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, January 10, 2015, 10:15 a.m. It’s about like every other Saturday morning here at the edge of the city limits. Small-town people are amateur sleuths where obituaries are concerned, and if they don’t know the deceased, … Continue reading

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That Old-Time Football Is Good Enough for Me

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, September 7, 2014, 2:17 p.m. A friend called this morning to offer his analysis of last night’s Furman victory (25-20) over Mercer, which, I’m sure, is a burning issue for all you readers. He watched the … Continue reading

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Do You Know the Way to San Jose? From Eldora?

Clinton, S.C., Thursday, July 25, 2013, 9:45 a.m. As Maureen McGovern sang, “There’s got to be a morning after.” The morning after NASCAR’s triumphant return to dirt has left me feeling whimsical. Imagine! Racing stock cars (okay, scaled-down pickup trucks) … Continue reading

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