Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Korn, who went from Clemson, to Marshall, to North Greenville, remains in the Palmetto State to begin his coaching career at Charleston Southern.
In a football career chock full of both promise and adversity, Willy Korn has continued to do what he does best - endure. Korn is now the wide receivers coach at Charleston Southern University, multiple media outlets report. Korn and new Charleston Southern coach Jamie Chadwell, who coached Korn at North Greenville, have confirmed the former Clemson quarterback's new position. Korn came to Clemson in 2007 under the weight of immense expectations, as he was tabbed one of the top quarterbacks in the nation coming out of a stellar career at Byrnes High School. But at Clemson, Korn couldn't catch a break. A shoulder injury caused by a vicious hit in his first and only start in 2008 against Georgia Tech, coupled with the rise of two-sport …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Clemson Extension and CU Home & Garden Information Center will offer course on growing your own fruits and veggies, caring for livestock and honey bees.
Are you interested in learning the basics of how to have a small farm in your own back yard? If so, come join a 6-week course to learn the basics on how to care for livestock and honey bees and how to grow your own fruits and vegetables. The class will even provide information on how to sell the excess crops you produce. Clemson Extension’s Livestock & Forages team and the Home & Garden Information Center will offer classes beginning April 18th. Classes will meet weekly through May 23rd on Thursday from 6 pm to 8:30 pm. Classes will meet at Clemson University in room E-142 of the P&A building. County/Area Extension Agents and State Extension Specialist will deliver information on beekeeping basics, livestock (cattle, goats and chickens), …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The annual Reedy River Rivalry will be played at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fluor Field in downtown Greenville.
The annual Reedy River Rivalry is Saturday. Are you going? Well in case you aren't able to make it Fluor Field in downtown Greenville, the annual contest between the University of South Carolina and Clemson University will be televised locally on MyNet (WMYA-TV). First pitch is set for 2 p.m. A limited number of tickets will be sold at Fluor Field beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Plenty of folks are getting in on the viral social media dance craze.
The Harlem Shake is sweeping social media. Throngs of folks are posting the viral videos on YouTube and other social media platforms, and folks in the Upstate aren't missing out on the action. Michigan State, Furman, Miami of Ohio and Northwestern performed their take of the viral dance during the Feb. 16 snow delay during the opening of the college baseball season. Of course, Clemson University students didn't miss out on the fun. Donate Life South Carolina dressed up in costumes and shook for a cause. There hope is to educate people about organ and tissue donation. If you frequent Compadres Mex Mex Grill, watch out — you may also get caught up in a Harlem Shake spree. Athletes training at D1 Sports in Greenville also got in on the …
Saturday, January 19, 2013
The following students had a GPA of 3.5 to 3.9.
The following local residents have been named to the Dean's List at Clemson University for the fall 2012 semester: Christopher William Egan of Greenville, who is majoring in Secondary Education: Social Studies (History). Leslie Danielle Robinson of Greenville, who is majoring in History. Stephen Adair Fessler of Greenville, who is majoring in Chemical Engineering. Alexander Steven Bickley of Greenville, who is majoring in Accounting. Louis Lester Callahan IV of Greenville, who is majoring in Accounting. Elizabeth Creighton Kay of Taylors, who is majoring in Accounting. Andrew Calton McCall of Greenville, who is majoring in Architecture. Sean Soorena Zadeh of Greenville, who is majoring in Bioengineering. Harriet Baxley Bagnal of Greenville…
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Interactive web seminars on managing wildlife on your land begin January 29.
Landowners, land managers and wildlife enthusiasts alike can learn how to manage wildlife on their land by participating in the 2013 new On-line Master Wildlifer Program. This series of interactive seminars is delivered live to your computer every Tuesday evening from January 29 through February 26, 2013, from 7 – 8:30 pm (EST). The award-winning Master Wildlifer Program brings together a panel of renowned wildlife biologists, conservation experts and habitat managers for educational sessions on wildlife ecology and management and will include sessions on white-tailed deer, coyote, wild hog, non-game wildlife conservation and wild turkey. Master Wildlifer is a continuing education program designed to provide the latest research-based …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Both schools turned in impressive 11-win seasons
The 2012 football season was one to be remembered in the state of South Carolina. Both Clemson and South Carolina turned in 11-win seasons, and both teams won their bowl games, which were considered classics in their own right. The Associated Press released its final football poll this week, and both the Tigers and Gamecocks ended well after their strong finishes. South Carolina (11-2), finished the season ranked No. 8. Clemson (11-2), finished the season ranked No. 11. South Carolina edged Michigan in the Outback Bowl on New Year's Day, while the night before, Clemson upset LSU in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl by a last-second field goal. Alabama, fresh off its stomping of then-top-ranked Notre Dame on Monday, finished the season ranked No. 1…
Friday, December 7, 2012
Clemson University players included on watch list.
It’s the South Carolina College All Star Bowl, but athletes playing football in Wyoming, Nebraska, Washington and Maryland are on the initial Watch List released today. The 155 players on the Watch List come from seniors athletes on college and university rosters in South Carolina, as well as players who are Palmetto State natives playing for out-of-state schools. “We wanted this game to represent the best that South Carolina has to offer,” said Clayton Banner, vice president of operations for the game. “This is a great group of players and it will be tough to trim the roster down as we get closer to the game. Players from colleges and natives of high schools south of Interstate 20 will play for a Lowcountry team coached by Willie Jeffries…
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Nobel Laureate John Mather will lecture at Clemson University on Wednesday, Nov. 28
If you’re interested in NASA, telescopes, space, or if you just want to meet a Nobel Prize winner, plan to attend Nobel Laureate John Mather’s lecture at Clemson University Nov. 28. Mather will speak about the “History of the Universe from Beginning to End” at 7 p.m. at the Strom Thurmond Institute on campus. Mather is a senior astrophysicist in the Observational Cosmology Laboratory at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. He also is a senior project scientist on the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope. The telescope is scheduled to launch in 2018 to explore the evolution of galaxies and provide an understanding of the formation of stars and planets. Mather travels to universities to explain NASA'…
Thursday, November 22, 2012
No. 11 Clemson hosts No. 12 South Carolina in a monster matchup of two teams with big goals.
Saturday's game between the No. 11 Clemson Tigers and No. 12 South Carolina Gamecocks has all the makings of a blockbuster event. It's the highest the two teams have been ranked heading into the rivalry matchup since the 1987 game at Williams-Brice Stadium, when Clemson was in the top 10 and Carolina was ranked No. 12. For the Gamecocks, Saturday represents the first opportunity to win a fourth game in a row over their hated rivals since 1951 to 1954, and an opportunity wrap up its second 10-win season in a row. For the Tigers, the game is a shot at redemption after getting run out of the stadium the last three years by the Gamecocks. It also represents a chance for the Tigers to earn an at-large bid to a BCS bowl, most likely the Sugar…