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Clemson scores court victory over ACC in Pickens

By Evan Smoak
Courtesy The Journal
evan@upstatetoday.com

PICKENS — Clemson University earned a favorable ruling from a Pickens County Circuit Court judge on Friday that will see the school’s lawsuit against the Atlantic Coast Conference move forward in South Carolina.

Judge Perry H. Gravely announced a preliminary ruling at the Pickens County Courthouse that Clemson successfully established

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District 1 team named for Senior League World Series

EASLEY – , in conjunction with Hendrick Honda, is delighted to announce the final selection of 16 standout players for the 2024 South Carolina District One Host Team for the Senior League Baseball World Series.

Chosen from a pool of over 50 talented registrants across our district, these young athletes will represent their community in

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Booster club set to host two events

PICKENS — The new Blue Flame Athletic Booster Club is planning a pair of events.

The first will be a Back-to-School Bash on Aug. 2. The event will be a fun-filled evening featuring live music, inflatables, a $10-per-plate barbecue, a raffle and more.

The event will offer an opportunity to connect with the community, meet Pickens High School athletes and learn about  the booster club and its mission at the

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New Pickens booster club formed to support athletics

PICKENS — The Blue Flame Athletic Booster Club has announced a launch to support Pickens High School athletes.

The club is  marking a new beginning of efforts to support PHS and build a robust athletic program.

According to the club, its mission will be to provide essential

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Moore named All-American

EASLEY — In just three years, 864 Elite has witnessed the emergence of its first AAU All-American.

Aubrey Moore’s exceptional skills as a setter have propelled her to become one of the top players in the 14u division. Leading 864 Elite 14U with over 700-plus assists, her setting ability has played a crucial role in achieving an impressive kill percentage of

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Scholarship golf tournament continues to be successful

PICKENS — 14 teams participated in the 20th annual Charles F. Rogers Scholarship Award Golf Tournament held at The Rock Golf Club and Resort on June 15.

The event, which is held annually, raised money for scholarships that will be awarded to Pickens High

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Rogers golf tourney scheduled this week

PICKENS — The 20th annual Charles F. Rogers Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, June 15, with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m.

The tournament, which annually benefits a male and female senior

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Monroe honored for 40 years of coaching

PICKENS — After four decades of serving Pickens Blue Flame athletics, long-time assistant Gary Monroe was recognized and presented with a trophy for his 40 years of service to the Blue Flame basketball program.

Monroe, who most recently served as an assistant in the Pickens girls basketball program, was lauded for

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Flame happy with spring growth

By Bru Nimmons
Sports Editor
bnimmons@thepccourier.com

PICKENS — After finishing his first season in 2023 with less than 20 varsity players against Greenwood, Pickenshead coach James Reynolds made one message clear to his players all spring long. Every player matters.

“That’s what we’ve been preaching since January,” Pickens head coach James Reynolds said. “If we learned anything last year, it’s that you can’t take a single play or a single player for granted. Everybody matters and it’s going to take

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Wave complete first spring game under Houston

By Eugene Jolley
Courier Sports
news@thepccourier.com

EASLEY — It was back to Brice Field for Easley football’s Green-White game Friday as the team was able to write a little bit of their own history.

Thanks to a late interception by Jace Brown on a tipped pass, the White was able to hold on for the 21-18 win over the Green.

“It was awesome,” said Easley Head Coach Sam Houston. “To get these guys out here and compete

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