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Patriots corral Mustangs on turnovers, offensive assault

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POWDERSVILLE — The 2014 season kicked off in high fashion for the high-flying Patriots of Powdersville High School as they opened the 2014 season with a 41-20 win over the visiting Mustangs of Palmetto.First year starting quarterback Wesley Turner shrugged off the season opening jitters and led the Patriot offense on the ground and through the air, keeping the Mustang defense on its heels all night long and picking up his first career win as a starter.Defensively the Patriots did allow 20 points with most coming after the Powdersville offense had built a strong lead in the game.

 

Wren offense blows Woodmont away, 62-0

PIEDMONT — From the opening kickoff until the final horn, it was a Hurricane warning over Anderson County as Wren blasted visiting Woodmont in a 62-0 blowout.Nathaniel Ekwere took the opening kickoff 98 yards to open the scoring and it was downhill from there.Wren used three consecutive turnovers by Woodmont in the first half to go into the locker room with a 56-0 lead and the game well in hand.Wren’s QB Kelly Bryant, an early signee with the Clems...

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Pendleton outlasts Pickens in tight contest

PENDLETON — The Blue Flame of Pickens was on a short road trip to Pendleton to face the Bulldogs and in the end came up short in its bid to even their record to 1-1, instead falling to 0-2 after a tight ballgame where momentum seemed to be everything.On a sod field constantly under repair, it looked early as if the Blue Flame would barbecue the Bulldogs offense with a strong defensive performance but mistakes would be Pickens’ undoing as Pendleton would capitalize....

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Third quarter burst gives Daniel big win at Easley

EASLEY — Hosting its first ever Community Tailgate in the home-opener for the Green Wave, Easley returned home after a road win over cross-county rival Pickens to face state powerhouse Daniel, only to come up short 35-6.The defensive effort was there for a half as the ball control Lions offense was limited early.Easley’s Green Wave was in the game with the ground-powered Daniel Lions until a third quarter burst by the visiting team opened the game up and gave...

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Stout restart gives Blaney Nationwide Series win at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ryan Blaney swept past Kyle Busch on a restart with seven laps to go and held on to win Friday night’s rain-delayed Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.Until the final restart, Busch appeared dominant and on his way to his seventh win in his last nine NASCAR Nationwide Series starts at Bristol.Blaney’s victory was his first this season and second in 24 career Nationwide Series races.“It’s awesome to be here in...

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Logano nabs third win of season in Bristol night race

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Joey Logano believes he has the car and Team Penske believes they have the team to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.Logano took the lead from Matt Kenseth with 44 laps remaining and scooted to his third Sprint Cup victory of the season in Saturday’s IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.“We can win the championship. We’ve showed it at every kind of race track. We’ve just got to keep doing it,” s...

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Keselowski earns first NASCAR Truck Series win at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. — After 62 races — the last 20 of which were in his own equipment — Brad Keselowski is finally a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series winner.“We did it,” said Keselowski as he took the checkered flag in Thursday morning’s postponed UNOH 200 presented by ZLOOP at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.Keselowski’s joy may have been short lived. Following the race, NASCAR announced that his No. 19 truck, as well as the trucks d...

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Liberty digs out of hole to win season opener

ANDERSON — The Red Devils pulled off an impressive win for their varsity football season opener at Crescent on Friday.Liberty (1-0) defeated Crescent (0-1) 21-14, despite a rough start that put them down by two scores near the start of the second quarter.Crescent drew first blood with an 80-yard kickoff return for an early touchdown just minutes into the game, followed by a five-yard rushing touchdown early in the second quarter.Things picked up for Libe...

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Pickens takes a beating, 52-7, in annual rivalry game

PICKENS — From the opening possession until the final horn, the Easley Green Wave dominated the Blue Flame of Pickens on the road for its fourth consecutive win in the county rivalry by a final score of 52-7.Turnovers set the tone in the first half with the Green Wave picking off three Pickens passes, controlling field position and the ball following a game-opening scoring drive to open the scoring.Easley’s quarterback Dalton Black went 5 for 5 passing on the...

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Meals on Wheels wins in annual Food Fight Bowl

PICKENS — The seventh annual Food Fight Bowl might be over, but the fundraising efforts between local area high schools won’t be over until mid-September.Easley and Pickens, the two traditional participants in the Meals on Wheels fundraising event, are joined this year by Daniel and Liberty high schools.“We serve all of Pickens County, not just Pickens and Easley,” said Meta Bowers, director of Pickens County Meals on Wheels. “It’s bee...

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Study: Develop or acquire players for a winning MLB team?

CLEMSON — Major League Baseball (MLB) teams should develop players within their organizations at three positions: left fielder, relief pitcher and catcher, according to a new study by Clemson University researchers.The researchers used statistical modeling to investigate MLB roster construction for all playoff teams from 2009 to 2013 to determine the extent to which organizations should build their rosters through player development or acquiring players from other teams.

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August is Tree Stand Safety Awareness month

Deer season is gearing up for a new year and that’s why the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is partnering with other resources agencies and stakeholders around the nation to note that August is Tree Stand Safety Awareness month.Each year in South Carolina hunters are seriously injured as a result of falls from tree stands while hunting. These accidents can be prevented through the proper use of a tree stand safety harness. There were 25 hunting accidents in 2013 in...

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