August 23, 2013 RSS feed / Sports

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Talented Foster sets sights on 2,200 yards

Hyleck Foster is thinking about a nice, round number —- and it wasn’t the 1,800 yards he gained in 2012.  It was more like 2,200.  Gaffney’s Foster has set his sights on eclipsing the magical 2,000 yard rushing mark for ru More...

Storied rivalry kicks off season for state champs

Northwestern coach Kyle Richardson couldn’t think of a better way to open the season than play traditional power and defending Class 4A Division I state champion Gaffney on national television.  More...

SPORTS ONTV

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23   More...

Wild Card Win

Joey Logano wins in Michigan, muddies Chase wild card outlook

The timing could not have been better. Joey Logano needed a win. Ford needed a win. More...

Athlon Fantasy Stall

Looking at Checkers: Hard to ignore Kyle Busch’s five wins and 12 top 10s in 17Cup starts at Bristol.Pretty Solid Pick: Michigan winner JoeyLogano finished eighth after leading 139laps at Bristol last August. More...

Four Turns

JOHNSON OUT EARLY For the first time this season, point leader Jimmie Johnson failed to finish the race. Engine failure sidelined Johnson after only 54 laps in Michigan. More...

Throttle Up/ Throttle Down

JOEY LOGANO Logano certified team owner Roger Penske’s confidence in bringing him aboard the Ford team this season, winning in the No. 22 for the first time and putting the team in position to mount a serious challenge for the Chase.   More...

Wildcats to see mirror image at jamboree

The Blacksburg High football team will see a mirror image in tonight’s opponent Walhalla at the annual D.W.D jamboree outside Central. Blacksburg will play Walhalla at 7:30 p.m. More...

Indians ranked No. 3 in first state media poll

The first 2013 South Carolina Prep Media Poll for high school football was released Thursday afternoon and the defending state champion Gaffney Indians won’t start the season atop the poll.  The Indians are ranked third behind No. More...

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Gamecocks to call on young LBs

South Carolina has All- American Jadeveon Clowney up front and a solid secondary behind. In the middle, though, is where the defensive questions begin for the sixthranked Gamecocks.  More...

LOCAL BRIEFS

Oldtimers Softball Reunion Sept. 3   The Cherokee County Oldtimers Softball reunion will be held Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 6 p.m. More...

LOOSE LUGS

Johnson early favorite as Chase nears

Is the race for this year’s Sprint Cup championship going to be a wild run featuring a posse of several drivers — as NASCAR intended when the Chase for the Sprint Cup was introduced — or will it be a breeze for five-time champion Ji More...

Tracks on Tap

SPRINT CUP SERIES   More...

Classic Moments

Bristol Motor Speedway   Long known for high drama and short tempers, Bristol Motor Speedway lived up to its billing in rarely seen fashion in the 1999 Goody’s Headache Powder 500.  More...

Sprint Cup Standings

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