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ESPN Upstate and Mark Sturgis!

Twice in the last 2 years, I had the privilege of spending some time on air with my good friend Mark Sturgis, host of Straight Up With Sturg on ESPN Upstate. “Sturg” and I were introduced at the first College All-Star Bowl back in 2013 at North Greenville University and I was very excited to get …

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‘Tiger Talk’ on Z93 ‘The Lake’

I’ve enjoyed hosting ‘Tiger Talk’ on the Home of Clemson Athletics in the Midlands of South Carolina, Z93 ‘The Lake’. The weekly show aired Monday evenings, 7-8pm, and each week we talked Tiger Football with callers, special guests, and former Clemson players on 93.1 FM and online at December 6, 2014 – Our show …

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Remembering Tucker Hipps

Remembering Tucker Hipps – After leaving the Z93 Studio last Monday night following the weekly Tiger Talk show, I was contacted about the passing of my Palmetto Boys State Brother, Tucker Hipps. Tucker was a Sophomore at Clemson University, a graduate of Wren High School, and a friend through our work together at Boys State. There …

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Boys’ State and The Sugar Hill Gang!

Remember the Sugar Hill Gang? My friends Seth Buckley and Brian Gibbons remember them well! Seth, Brian, and I are volunteer staff members for Palmetto Boys’ State, a laboratory in state government for rising high school seniors, sponsored by the American Legion. In the early 90’s, Palmetto Boys’ State moved from The Citadel in Charleston, …

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Audition Time Again!

Two years ago, my daughter Lauren, who was 12 at the time, had the idea to audition for one of these national talent TV shows that have become famous over the last 10-12 years. She has great vocal talent and I am convinced that she will be a recording artist some day. But I was …

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Where Does the Time Go?

A short post tonight… Where does the time go? It seems like just a few days ago when my wife and I were bringing our first born home from Baptist Hospital in Nashville, TN, to our small duplex beside the railroad tracks. Today that son turns 17! I am amazed! I am very thankful for …

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