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Pickens County pro anglers place in latest BFL tournament

ELBERTON, Ga. – Three Pickens County pro anglers placed in the Walmart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division tournament of 2014 held April 5 on Lake Russell.Butch Pitts of Watkinsville, Ga., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 1 ounce on April 5 to win the tourney. Pitts earned $4,082.Eddie Whiten Jr. of Pickens came in fourth with five bass weighing 15 pounds, 12 ounces and won $952 for his efforts. Greg Glouse of Liberty came in ninth with five ba...

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Lady Green Wave sweep Mann, Hillcrest

EASLEY — For the first time in school history, the Easley High School softball team gained a season sweep of both J.L. Mann and Hillcrest. The Lady Green Wave defeated Mann 8-7 last Tuesday, and followed that with a 17-10 thumping of Hillcrest on Wednesday.Easley closed out the week with a 5-4 loss at Laurens on Friday, but still hold onto second place in Region 1-AAAA with a 9-2 league mark. Easley is 14-7 overall.The Lady Green Wave will take this week off for sp...

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Pickens YMCA baseball registrationPICKENS — Baseball registration at the Pickens YMCA will end April 17, with late registration scheduled for April 18 through April 24. All practices and games are held at the Pickens YMCA, 2223 Gentry Memorial Hwy.Coed divisions offered are T-ball (ages 4 to 6) and Coaches Pitch (ages 7 to 9). Jersey, cap and trophy are provided as part of the registration fee and kept by the players. Costs are $45 for members and ...

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Rookie Elliott wins at Darlington, tames ‘The Lady In Black’

DARLINGTON — It was clearly a case of David vs. Goliath when rookie Chase Elliott took on the legendary Darlington Raceway — the track known as “Too Tough To Tame” — and slayed it with vengeance.And, in accomplishing the feat, he took on veteran drivers the likes of Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Matt Kenseth to claim his second consecutive Nationwide Series win in the VFW Sportclips Help a Hero 200.It also marked the first time ever that Ell...

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Harvick goes from pole to Victory Lane at Southern 500

DARLINGTON — It started with the Pole Award and ended with the champion’s trophy. That’s how strong Kevin Harvick’s #4 Budweiser Chevrolet was at Darlington Raceway on Saturday night.It was Harvick holding off Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the second two-lap overtime to win the Bojangles Southern 500 at the legendary track known as “Too Tough To Tame.”It marked Harvick’s second win this season for his new team, Stewart-Haas Racing, and a...

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Heath White of Liberty High School, seated middle, has signed to play football at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. White played running back and wide receiver for the Red Devils. While at LHS, White has also played basketball and ran track. This winter he was a member of our state runner-up wrestling team. White is a scholar athlete at LHS and is a member of the youth group at Enon Baptist Church. “Heath has a never say die attitude,” said Coach Kyle Stewart, standing. “...

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Pickens YMCA baseball registrationPICKENS — Baseball registration at the Pickens YMCA will end April 17, with late registration scheduled for April 18 through April 24. All practices and games are held at the Pickens YMCA, 2223 Gentry Memorial Hwy.Coed divisions offered are T-ball (ages 4 to 6) and Coaches Pitch (ages 7 to 9). Jersey, cap and trophy are provided as part of the registration fee and kept by the players. Costs are $45 for members and ...

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