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Warriors win Apple Bowl on back of Owen
August 30, 2014 – 12:54 am | No Comment
Warriors win Apple Bowl on back of Owen | Test

Looking at the scoreboard in the fourth quarter with his team up seven versus Walhalla, West-Oak head coach Josh Pierce was unable to shake thoughts of what transpired in an eerily similar situation 364 days earlier.

Bobcats win on Cathcart’s debut
August 30, 2014 – 12:52 am | No Comment
Bobcats win on Cathcart’s debut | Test

His team didn’t enjoy a picture-perfect finish Friday night, but Gene Cathcart wasn’t complaining after the scoreboard at Sirrine Stadium was wiped clean.

McCall, Lions roar back in second half
August 30, 2014 – 12:49 am | No Comment
McCall, Lions roar back in second half | Test

Having missed several opportunities and holding on to a slim 7-0 lead at halftime, coach Randy Robinson sent a clear message to his Daniel High football team.

Pendleton pulls past Blue Flame
August 30, 2014 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Pendleton pulls past Blue Flame | Test

On an opening night where the slenderest of margins separated the Pendleton and Pickens football teams, Bulldogs head coach Paul Sutherland put his finger on what made the difference in his team’s 20-19 home win at Cunningham Stadium.

Carolina game a good omen for Clemson?
August 30, 2014 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Carolina game a good omen for Clemson? | Test

After Dabo Swinney discussed this week how there are always unknowns associated with season openers, his good buddy Steve Spurrier’s team went out and proved his point.

Journal unveils new look for high school football preview
August 29, 2014 – 12:34 am | No Comment
Journal unveils new look for  high school football preview | Test

Today’s edition of The Journal contains our annual high school football preview, complete with a very different look — a magazine format.

Warriors aim for quicker start
August 29, 2014 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Warriors aim for quicker start | Test

Now 364 days removed from a heart-stopping fourth quarter that saw his West-Oak High School football team turn a 14-0 deficit with less than five minutes to play against rival Walhalla into a 17-14 victory, Josh Pierce won’t say his Warriors were lucky.

Clemson keyed in on Bulldogs’ rushing attack
August 29, 2014 – 12:19 am | No Comment
Clemson keyed in on Bulldogs’ rushing attack | Test

After two seasons of terrorizing opposing defenses, at least when healthy, it’s a well-known fact in the college football world that Georgia’s Todd Gurley is a special, special talent.

Inside the Huddle with Clemson’s Tony Steward
August 29, 2014 – 12:18 am | No Comment
Inside the Huddle with Clemson’s Tony Steward | Test

Tony Steward has long awaited the opportunity to be a starter on the college level, and that’s a dream he’ll finally realize Saturday night, when Clemson travels to face Georgia. Coming out of high school, Stewart was expected to make an immediate impact with the Tigers, ranked the top outside linebacker in the nation despite tearing his ACL his senior season.

Clemson at Georgia: Who has the edge?
August 29, 2014 – 12:17 am | No Comment
Clemson at Georgia: Who has the edge? | Test

A position-by-position breakdown of Saturday’s game at Sanford Stadium