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SC student collects books to bring to incarcerated women

Nov. 29, 2021 00:04 AM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — ​​A Spartanburg High Student is giving back to her community by collecting books distributed to women in the county jail. Violette Franke collects books from friends and families for her project she calls Reading 4 Relief. She has gathered...

Hunter carries Furman past South Carolina Upstate 87-77

Nov. 27, 2021 19:34 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Alex Hunter had a career-high 24 points as Furman topped South Carolina Upstate 87-77 on Saturday. Hunter made 6 of 9 3-pointers. Jalen Slawson had 18 points for Furman (4-2). Marcus Foster added 15 points and 10 rebounds. Mike Bothwell had 11...

Cobbs leads Georgia Southern over Hampton 86-66

Nov. 20, 2021 20:07 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Tre Cobbs posted 11 points and six assists as Georgia Southern routed Hampton 86-66 on Saturday. Andrei Savrasov had 16 points for Georgia Southern (4-0). Gedi Juozapaitis added 12 points. Kaden Archie had 11 points. Russell...

Mack's double-double leads Wofford over Hampton 77-60

Nov. 19, 2021 22:51 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — B.J. Mack totaled 18 points and 11 rebounds and Wofford rolled to a 77-60 victory over Hampton in nonconference play Friday night. Max Klesmit had 16 points for the Terriers (3-1), while Messiah Jones and Ryan Larson scored 13 and 10,...

Godwin scores 16 to lead Wofford past Erskine 98-41

Nov. 16, 2021 00:11 AM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Sam Godwin came off the bench to score 16 points to lead Wofford to a 98-41 win over Erskine on Monday night. Godwin made 8 of 10 foul shots. Messiah Jones had 15 points and four blocks for Wofford (2-1). Morgan Safford...

South Carolina Upstate beats St. Andrews Presbyterian 96-43

Nov. 15, 2021 23:13 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Bryson Mozone posted 18 points as South Carolina Upstate easily beat St. Andrews Presbyterian 96-43 on Monday night. Dalvin White had 12 points for South Carolina Upstate (1-2). Cartier Jernigan and Jatayveous Watson each had seven rebounds. ...

Father gets 28 years for leaving girl to die in burning car

Nov. 10, 2021 08:26 AM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who left his 19-month-old daughter to die in a burning car during a police chase was given 28 years in prison after pleading guilty. Imhotep O. Norman of Spartanburg was sentenced Tuesday, according to the office of 7th...

Klesmit carries Wofford over Bob Jones University 117-79

Nov. 09, 2021 20:12 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Max Klesmit scored 23 points as Wofford rolled past Bob Jones University 117-79 on Tuesday night in a season opener. Klesmit hit 4 of 6 3-pointers. Ryan Larson had 19 points, making 5 of 5 3-pointers, and six assists for...

SC funeral home directors reimagined services during COVID

Nov. 07, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — On a balmy October afternoon, Kay E. Woodward stood outside Spartanburg’s J.W Woodward Funeral Home with an urn in the crook of her elbow and another arm outstretched towards a family. A familiar sight for a family business, the oldest Black...

Mocs roll past Wofford 35-10

Nov. 06, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Chad Copeland passed for a touchdown and ran for another as Chattanooga rolled over Wofford 35-10 on Saturday. Copeland was 14-of-20 passing for 200 yards including a 44-yard touchdown to Chris James. Copeland scored on a 1-yard run for the...