Home school student track and field champion

An Oconee County home school student who won three medals during state track and field competition received congratulations last night from the county school board of trustees.  Addison Berry received a certificate and special recognition as part of the trustees’ meeting.  Addison is a state champion in three competitions:  hurdles, long jump, and triple jump.  Dr. Michael Thorsland, superintendent, said […]

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Georgia angler wins Lake Hartwell tourney

Boater Brad Benfield of Cornelia, Georgia, won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Savannah River Division tournament on Lake Hartwell with a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 15 ounces. For his day on the water, Benfield took home $2,977.Benfield said he sight-fished for bass on the lower end of the lake near the dam on the Georgia side. […]

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Area Sports roundup for Friday, March 29

The Seneca Softball team defeated Easley last night by a score of 3-0. Mackenzie Martin had a home run and 2 RBI’s for the Lady Cats. The Walhalla men’s soccer team defeated B-HP in conference play last night by a score of 2-0. Ivan Garcia and Jude Steel had one goal each for the Razorbacks. The Seneca women’s soccer team […]

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Meet the 521 All Stars in Seneca

A tribute will be made in Seneca Friday to a traveling set of African-American baseball players from an era long ago.  The public is invited to the Strickland Museum at 208 WS 2nd Street  see an exhibit by the photographer Byron Baldwin and meet actual members from the 521 All Stars from Rembert, South Carolina.  The event, from 4 to […]

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Bass tourney results on Lake Hartwell

Boater John Duarte of Middle River, Maryland, caught five bass Saturday weighing 18 pounds, 8 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) South Carolina Division season opener on Lake Hartwell presented by Navionics. For his win, Duarte earned $4,396. “I fished mid-lake docks in pockets and tried to cover as much water as I could,” said […]

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Lady Warriors went undefeated

A record of 18-0. That’s how the Lady Warriors of West-Oak Middle School finished their basketball season. And last night the team and their coach had their pictures taken with the county school board and the district superintendent. Recognition of the Warriors’ feat was made part of the celebration part of last night’s school board meeting agenda.

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