Tag Archives: Aaron Copeland

The Hay Will Now Remain in the Loft for a While

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, August 13, 2016, 11:45 a.m. Now the wait. The Raider fans wait in Laurens, not to mention Gray Court, Hickory Tavern, Owings, Waterloo, Ora and Ekom Beach. The Red Devil partisans stretch from Clinton out to … Continue reading

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The Fickle Finger of Fate

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 9:47 a.m. Clinton High School’s baseball program, unused to such success over the years, entered Monday night’s Class 3A Upstate district game with Belton-Honea Path riding a 20-game winning streak like it was … Continue reading

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Fun in the Sticks

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, May 7, 2016, 8:44 a.m. This is starting to seem like a movie. Hoosiers comes to mind. While I sit behind a table behind the plate of The Sponge, Clinton High School’s ancient baseball field, I … Continue reading

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The Very Best of Clinton’s Greatest Hits

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 9:54 a.m. Happiness, happiness. Everybody’s looking for happiness. As I looked around the perimeter of The Sponge, Clinton High School’s beloved field of dreams and antiquity, that’s what struck me. Lots of smiling … Continue reading

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As Joe Garagiola Noted, Baseball Is a Funny Game

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 8:39 a.m. What does a writer want? Something to write. Sometimes this quest takes him far away, occasionally in geography but mostly in contemplation, and sometimes he finds it nearby. On Tuesday night, … Continue reading

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