Tag Archives: Paladins

The Stubborn Struggle

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, November 29, 2014 10:51 a.m. The Carolina-Clemson game is coming up soon, and this is going to be a quickie blog because I want to pay attention to the game. I can’t remember the last time … Continue reading

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He’ll Get It Done

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, November 23, 2014, 5:44 p.m. I remember a snowy day on campus in the late 1970s. Bruce Fowler, Tim Sorrells, Paul Sorrells, Jeff Snipes, and I were walking from “A Dorm” to the Herman W. Lay … Continue reading

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There’s a Soul When You’re There

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 19, 2014, 9:30 a.m. It’s a long way to Tallahassee and Talladega, though not with my trusty traveling machine, the fancy-looking, high-definition, satellite-connected television that has been gradually broadening my horizon since the day I … Continue reading

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As Much As I Could Handle

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 5, 2014, 11:05 a.m. Last night, I drove out of the parking lot outside Paladin Stadium and learned that college football had burned to the ground. On the way home, I listened to Steve Spurrier … Continue reading

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Uh, Don’t Tell Me … I’ve Nothing to Do

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, October 2, 2014, 8:38 a.m. Once were there separate seasons. Now all the sports overlap. Baseball is winding down. Football is heating up. Basketball and hockey beckon. NASCAR? Oh, it never stops. Tonight, on TV, the … Continue reading

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Shock and Awe

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, September 14, 2014, 1:02 p.m. I can bookend the Presbyterian College football victories over Furman University, my alma mater, at least the two most recent. Both games were at night. The former was at Sirrine Stadium, … Continue reading

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Hope Springs Early

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, August 31, 2014, 11:15 a.m. In college football on Saturday, 3,328 points were scored. I saw sixteen of them, well, in a stadium. Come to think of it, maybe those didn’t count. They were in an … Continue reading

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Only Siri Let Me Down

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, August 7, 2014, 10:50 a.m. As much as it pains me to write, Siri hasn’t been paying attention. On Monday, the nice little woman in my iPhone directed me to where a high school used to … Continue reading

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Bee Gees, Bee Bees, Other Silliness …

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, March 30, 2014, 9:28 a.m. I started a blog, which started the whole world … blogging. I’m sure you all remember the early Bee Gees hit. Bee Gees stood for Brothers Gibb. That’s why I’ve sometimes called … Continue reading

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What If Johnny Can’t … Run?

  Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 8:30 a.m. Today is National Signing Day for football (and, I believe, soccer and, quite possibly, other sports). Among the aspects of my journalism career of which I am most proud is that … Continue reading

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