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The first thing you couldn’t help but notice was her smile.   Emma Navarro was still standing and still smiling after earning the first WTA singles title of her blossoming professional career. She defeated two-time champ Elise Mertens 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 in a slugfest to capture the Hobart...
The Bishop England High School girls’ basketball team holds down the top spot in Class AA in the most recent South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association’s poll.   Coach Paul Runey’s team owns a 17-1 record, including a 16-game winning streak after a thrilling 45-42 overtime victory over...
Thanks to all who reached out and sent notes of encouragement as I recuperate from a heart attack. I appreciate your thoughts, prayers, and kindness. While I am not fishing as much as usual, I am fishing, albeit under the tight supervision of Elliott (my son) and Brody (the amazing fish-finding...
Doug Dodson is this week’s winner of the Pigskin Pick’em. His score of 8-4 beat Garret McNally of Mac’s Daniel Island score of 5-7.   Dodson has been playing The Daniel Island Pick ‘Em for years and this is his fourth time winning over Wild Card weekend.   Each week between now and the...
Philip Simmons High School basketball player Robert Watson is one of the best 3-point men in the state with a deft shooting touch that often ends with nothing but net.   Watson also has a power game that makes him effective when he mixes it up with the opposing big men inside the paint. He’s...
Bishop England High School wrestling coach Paul Spence has coached – and mentored – 16 individual state champions in nearly four decades at the school, including Sam Cherichello, who was crowned best in the state last year after winning the Class AA title at 132 pounds.   Spence says...
Bishop England High School girls’ basketball coach Paul Runey might not be looking out for No. 1.   But the affable Runey, who insists milestones and records are no longer the driving factor in his five decades at BE, recently moved into second place on the South Carolina all-time career...
Even in defeat, WTA wunderkind Emma Navarro was impressive.   The 22-year-old Charleston resident competed in the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand, and her semifinal match against Coco Gauff was a blast from the past.    Gauff topped Navarro 6-3, 6-1 in a semifinal and went on to win...
  On the day after Christmas, I had a heart attack and did not get released from the hospital until New Year’s Eve.   My prognosis is good, and my recovery is going well. So well, that Elliott (my son), Brody (the amazing fish-finding and stock-trading dog), and I were able to keep our New...
Patrick Thomas is this week’s Pigskin Pick’em winner. His 9-3 record beat sponsor Colby Hollifield of Daniel Island Ferry, who went 6-6. Patrick also won the tiebreaker.   Patrick and his wife Tracey have two daughters, Noah (2), and Daisy (1), and a golden retriever Maddux. Patrick works for...

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