Tag Archives: Westside Rams

He’s Just a Grumpy Old Teddy Bear in the Guise of a Coach

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 8:36 a.m. Butch Clark’s voice carries. From the press box behind the plate at Laurens District High School’s softball field, it is crystal clear. Tuesday was one of the veteran Raider coach’s better … Continue reading

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The Ty That Binds

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, January 30, 2016, 1:37 p.m. Last night I was driving home from Anderson, pleased that the trip had been worth it because I’d had something to write. Laurens had upset third-ranked Westside, 69-64, for its sixth … Continue reading

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The Great Game of Basketball in All its Flawed Grandeur

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, January 7, 2016, 10:12 a.m. Last night I didn’t have a basketball game about which I was scheduled to write. Naturally, there were two I wanted to see. And a girls’ game I watched, anyway. Lest … Continue reading

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