West-Oak has chance to win more games, Thorsland believes

The first words from Oconee’s superintendent of education at the start of last night’s trustees’ meeting were words of congratulations to the West-Oak High School football program.  The Warriors persevered thru two lightning delays and ended their 32-game losing streak at Due West Friday night with a 35-6 win over the Dixie Hornets.  Thorsland said he believes the remainder of […]

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Cycling race to benefit free local health clinics

Excel Rehab & Sports and Chick-fil-A of Seneca and Clemson are hosting the 6th Annual Ride for Wellness, a free cycling event open to the public.  Donations are accepted to benefit free healthcare clinics in the community. This year’s event–8:30 Saturday morning, October 5–will start and finish at the Seneca Chick-fil-A and cover distances of 20, 40 and 60 miles.  […]

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It’s a big home run year even in the minors

Outfielder Michael Gettys in the minor league system of the San Diego Padres has set a single-season home run record playing for the Padres’ AAA farm team, the El Paso Chihuahuas.  He did it by clubbing his 31st home run of the season.  Gettys, from Gainesville, Georgia, is the grandson of Donna and retired WGOG announcer Wayne Morton of Seneca.

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