Tag Archives: Presbyterian Blue Hose

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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A Gin, Not a Rummy

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, September 25, 2016, 10:10 a.m. Now things are back to normal. It’s Sunday and there’s a NASCAR race in New Hampshire and, and by extension, my living room. In a way, the whole world is here. … Continue reading

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The Weekend That Was

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 7:38 a.m. On Sunday afternoon, I walked out of Bi-Lo humming the theme from The Rifleman. I have no idea why. I haven’t watched a rerun of it lately. Bum-bum-bum-buh-BUM-bum, bum-bum-bum-BUM … What … Continue reading

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The Renaissance Reaches Clinton

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, August 27, 2016, 3:21 p.m. It’s the day after Clinton beat Laurens, and all through the town, still no one seems to have his feet on the ground. Or her feet. The hovering transcends gender, which … Continue reading

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