Tag Archives: Presbyterian

Most of the Family Still Bleeds Orange

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 12:52 p.m. I can’t say for sure they’re dancing in the streets today, but I’m fairly certain they were dancing in the aisles of Raymond James Stadium in Tampa last night. My nephew, … Continue reading

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The Blahs for a While

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, November 11, 2016, 12 p.m. Things still aren’t back to normal in these parts. The election is over, but Facebook is still as mean as a rattlesnake. (My analogy to a rattlesnake may be because True … Continue reading

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On the Road and in the TV

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 9, 2016, 10:19 a.m. Clinton High School scored 45 points on Thursday night. Laurens District High School put up 48 on Friday night. Both are 3-4 and rising, or so it seems now, because a … Continue reading

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The Name’s Ramirez. Hanley Ramirez.

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, September 16, 2016, 10:38 a.m. The week started to turn late last night. I was watching TV with the sound muted when David Ortiz hit his 537th home run, surpassing Mickey Mantle’s career total. Then I … Continue reading

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The Difference a Week Makes

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, September 3, 2016, 12:21 p.m. If I had it to do over, I’d have worn an old pair of shoes. The rain was gone at K.C. Hanna Stadium in Laurens, but the new turf was squishy … Continue reading

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‘Strong Side, 36 Power, on the Second Hut, Ready, Break!’

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, July 29, 2016, 10:42 a.m. I haven’t quoted Tom T. Hall in a while. A week or two, anyway. Don’t be alarmed. I quote him when I’m playing my guitar, too. The dogs are running own … Continue reading

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Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, July 27, 3:45 p.m. Next week the football players will be out, sweating and pushing and knocking one another down, and it will be my job to watch enough to form some preliminary opinion of how … Continue reading

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Hey, We Got Your Slaw Dogs Right Here

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, April 3, 2016, 10:30 a.m. I’m tempted to swing by Whiteford’s Drive-In and order a slaw dog plate before the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. At the risk of blaspheming, Whiteford’s slaw dogs are better than … Continue reading

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They’ll Just Have to Play the Games

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, December 6, 2015, 1:45 p.m. I’m no prophet, okay? I don’t even make much profit. My training is in being able to write what already happened. Ask me who’s going to win next year’s Sprint Cup … Continue reading

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Every Season Has Its Moments

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 9:55 a.m. Time passes. Tomorrow will be Thanksgiving. NASCAR is over. All the football teams I watch in person — Clinton and Laurens Highs, Presbyterian College and Furman University — have completed their … Continue reading

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