Tag Archives: Presbyterian Blue Hose

Misty, Water-Colored Memories of the Way We Were

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, March 31, 2017, 9:30 a.m. I know Laurens County fairly well, having lived here almost all my life. The first banquet of the Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame was right down my alley, having put … Continue reading

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Sports in the Background

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, March 9, 2017, 12:53 p.m. Hmm. Missouri beat Auburn. A basketball game was on TV at 11 a.m. It was in Nashville. It was 10 there. I wasn’t paying much attention until the overtime. I was … Continue reading

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In Everything but the Money

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 10:45 a.m. Some days are great. Some are awful. Some gotta win. Some gotta lose. Sometimes Goodtime Charlie’s got the blues.* I wish they’d had a Powerball on Tuesday. What they had Tuesday … Continue reading

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The Tide Rolls and the Tigers Fight, Tigers (Fight, Fight)

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, January 1, 2017, 10:11 a.m. I was up early on New Year’s. I wanted to catch it before the sun came up. Not too early, though, I expect I was asleep by the time of its … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Use to Sit and Wonder Why

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, December 30, 2016, 9:07 a.m. It wasn’t the best of nights to drive over to Presbyterian College for a basketball game. It wasn’t the best night for a basketball game, period. The Belk Bowl was on … Continue reading

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

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, December 3, 2016, 10:28 a.m. I got lots of work done this week, but the last two evenings have been kind of random. After days of mostly writing, I left the house in the afternoon, ran … Continue reading

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Football Is a Deep Fade

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, November 26, 2016, 10:14 a.m. My first thought this morning, upon awakening, was … … Gee, whiz, I have to use the bathroom. Emphasis on “whiz.” My second thought was, well, football’s over. Hahahaha. Football is … Continue reading

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At the End of the Day, There’s Always Barbecue

Newberry, South Carolina, Saturday, November 19, 2016, 11:56 a.m. Years ago, Carson-Newman had just finished defeating Presbyterian in football, and I remember Cally Gault walking through the ranks of the Blue Hose as they filed from the field in Jefferson … Continue reading

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If Only It Seemed Like Old Times …

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 30, 2016, 11:28 a.m. I’ve had this small problem this fall. If didn’t watch my alma mater (Furman) and my hometown school (Presbyterian) play football, I might be happier. But I do. Even if these schools … Continue reading

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A Fierce Flock of Owls

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 2, 2016, 12:05 p.m. My home state is mostly ecstatic. Even the Gamecocks grudgingly acknowledge another great Clemson triumph. I saw about five-eighths of the Tigers’ marvelously exciting resistance of the Louisville invaders. But I’m … Continue reading

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