...I don't think they (executives) want to broadcast their lack of techno-savvy across their business," said Lane Kramer, president of the CEO Institute, a Texas-based networking group of 225 presidents and CEOs. "So they're going...
AIKEN - There were few surprises for Aiken coach Carey Johnson Friday night at Louis K. Hagood Stadium - especially when it came to Zearrick Matthews of Greenwood.
...the club is still $35,000 short of raising the $225,000 cost of the new center. "For everybody whose lives our boxing club has touched, we're asking them to help," she said. Reach Lane Kramer at (803) 648-1395, ext. 106.
...NOT Jeff DaVanon, Anaheim (11 HR, 41 RBI, .284). DaVanon was hitting .348 with 10 home runs at the All-Star break and is hitting .218 (31-for-142) with one homer since. Reach Lane Kramer at (803) 648-1395, ext. 106.
...Hernandez threw out the ceremonial first pitch to senior outfielder and 2003 NCAA Division II All-American Ashley Farr. The event concluded with an intrasquad game and an autograph session. Reach Lane Kramer at (803) 648-1395, ext. 106.
...Mora is 12-for-64 (.188) with one homer and two RBI since the break. ROOKIE WATCH OF Jody Gerut, Cleveland (20 HR, 71 RBI, .282). Gerut leads the Indians in homers and RBI. Reach Lane Kramer at (803) 648-1395, ext. 106.
...Andre is a big part of our offense, but everybody's going to put their best cover men on him," Jackets coach Joe Long said. "That frees the other guys up, so we take advantage." Reach Lane Kramer at (803) 648-1395, ext. 106.
AIKEN - A savvy quarterback and a trio of fast, crafty receivers reminded the Aiken Hornets who they were up against Friday night at Louis K. Hagood Stadium.
...second half. ROOKIE WATCH: OF Scott Podsednik, Milwaukee (30 SB, .314): If Dontrelle Willis blows up in September, Podsednik could quietly win National League Rookie of the Year. Reach Lane Kramer at (803) 648-1395, ext. 106.
...we've averaged about 20 to 25 people every day in the weight room," he said. "When I started, it was about five. The camaraderie seems a lot better. They've gelled a lot." Reach Lane Kramer at (803) 648-1395, ext. 106.