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Stone spreads message after heart scare
December 25, 2012 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Stone spreads message after heart scare | Test

With a mixture of talent, drive and an ability to persevere through adversity that often spelled disaster for her opposition, Danielle Stone picked up a fitting nickname early in her athletic career.

Dreaming of a red Christmas?
December 22, 2012 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Dreaming of a red Christmas? | Test

With the holiday season upon us, thoughts turn to the possibility of a white Christmas.

A few late season deer tips
December 15, 2012 – 12:25 am | No Comment
A few late season deer tips | Test

In deer-hunting circles, December is the month that separates the avid hunter from the casual, and the men from the boys, so to speak.

Fish with the Tigers
December 8, 2012 – 12:15 am | One Comment
Fish with the Tigers | Test

Collegiate bass fishing is one of the fastest growing and most competitive sports in the nation.

Time to hit the Hot Hole
December 1, 2012 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Time to hit the Hot Hole | Test

By Phillip Gentry
For The Journal
I look forward to cold weather fishing for two reasons — striper fishing at Lake Hartwell and catching spotted bass on Keowee in the Hot Hole.
Since accessing Hartwell these days means …

The other side of the tunnel
November 24, 2012 – 12:05 am | No Comment
The other side of the tunnel | Test

Have you ever been driving in the mountains listening to your favorite song on the radio when you go around a bend and into a tunnel?

Like a duck out of water?
November 17, 2012 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Like a duck out of water? | Test

I need to brush up on my outdoor clichés, because I think the saying in the headline of this week’s column is actually supposed to refer to a fish out of water.

Pickleball makes its way to Keowee Key
November 14, 2012 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Pickleball makes its way to Keowee Key | Test

One of the fastest-growing sports in the nation, even if many people in the area aren’t familiar with it just yet, pickleball has made its way into the Golden Corner.

Catching deer on candid camera
November 10, 2012 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Catching deer on candid camera | Test

A reader from Westminster sent in the attached photograph this week depicting a nice buck that he captured on his remote game camera.

Hunters split on texting in the stand
November 3, 2012 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Hunters split on texting in the stand | Test

For decades, sportsmen have extolled the benefits of escaping to the woods for some peace and quiet, to spend time alone in the woods with nature and meditate on the thoughts in our own heads.

It’s trick-or-treat time in the woods
October 27, 2012 – 12:14 am | No Comment
It’s trick-or-treat time in the woods | Test

Since Halloween arrives next week and most of the Halloween parties will be taking place this weekend, I’ve already got my costume all picked out.

Making scents of deer season
October 20, 2012 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Making scents of deer season | Test

This past weekend I was sitting in my deer stand, watching the leaves drop and listening to scatterings of acorns fall when I heard the unmistakable sound of a deer blowing.

Deer hunter scores early in gun season
October 13, 2012 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Deer hunter scores early in gun season | Test

It’s definitely not the biggest deer he’s ever killed, but early Friday morning Tommy Price of Anderson scored a hat trick by taking a nice 8-point buck on the opening weekend of gun season for deer for the third year in a row. Price lives in Anderson but deer hunts on leased land in Abbeville County and had spent time during the early bow and primitive weapons season watching a couple of nice “shooters” prance well out of range of the weapon he had in his hands.

Hunting for the next generation
October 6, 2012 – 12:09 am | No Comment
Hunting for the next generation | Test

Most folks have heard of the “Take a Kid Fishing” program. It’s a great program and has been embraced across the country.