Archive For August 2008

The Tommy Bowden era- part deux

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Last week in this spot, we looked back at the early years (1999-2002) of Tommy Bowden’s tenure at Clemson in terms of turning points – those moments that helped define not only the past and the present, but also the future of the program.

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Area football teams kick off practice

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In the face of the long hours spent holed away watching film, the seemingly countless afternoons spent on the practice fields and the trying times that constitute four months of the year, not a single high school football coach would trade it away as the season officially gets under way today for four out of the five teams around the area.

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Twenty days of practice with the Clemson Tigers

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Okay, it’s finally here. Starting this afternoon the college football season begins at Clemson. In what is the most anticipated beginning to the regular season since the days Levon Kirkland, Chester McGlockton, Brentson Buckner and Ed McDaniel walked the campus, the Tigers begin their quest for their first ACC Championship in 17 years.

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Seventeen former Tigers on NFL rosters

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Seventeen former Clemson football players are currently on NFL rosters according to NFL.com, the official website of the National Football League. The list includes veteran safety Brian Dawkins of the Philadelphia Eagles and defensive tackle Trevor Pryce of the Baltimore Ravens.

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Start getting those food plots ready

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No, I’m not an idiot. If you are a deer hunter who takes an active role in the management of your own or leased land for deer hunting, I can understand why you might want to call me an idiot when I suggest it’s time to plant food plots.

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Former Daniel catcher Clark not done with baseball yet

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When Jerad Clark ran onto the field for the “Thunder in the Outfield” opening ceremonies at the Big League World Series last Friday in Easley, the South Carolina District 1 catcher had one of those perfect moments that stretched far beyond the realm of baseball.

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Mays part of major changes in Oconee school district

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The School District of Oconee County has experienced a variety of changes during the past 26 years, especially when it comes to new and renovated facilities, the number of school board members and the selection of school superintendents.

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Hot dog vendor departs; city considers other options

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Dank Dogs, a hot dog vending franchise operated by two Clemson University students, is gone, and city officials are considering how to use their former site in front of the planning office and Jaycee Park.

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Oconee County man has fraud charges dropped

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An Oconee County man arrested by Seneca police last December on charges of writing fraudulent checks has had the charges dropped, Maj. John Covington of the Seneca Police Department confirmed Thursday.

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Seneca man dies in accident

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Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis has confirmed a 50-year-old Seneca man died at Greenville Memorial Hospital from injuries sustained in an early Wednesday morning mo-ped accident on Radio Station Road.

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