Tag Archives: The Sponge

It Happens Every Spring

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 10:13 a.m. It’s a strange sensation for this time of year. I mourn the loss of baseball. Oh, the Boston Red Sox are playing a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals this very … 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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The Baseball Was Cool But My Fingers Were Cold

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 9:49 a.m. Haters gonna hate. Politicians gonna lie. Terrorists gonna terrorize. Thank God there’s baseball to save the republic. The weather was chilly on Tuesday night, and for some reason, it always seems … Continue reading

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Now Back to Laurens

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 9:57 a.m. Last night I watched Laurens edge Hillcrest, 1-0. The only run was unearned. Very unearned. A Raider baserunner, G.L. Compton, scored all the way from first base after the Ram pitcher … Continue reading

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