Muschamp out at Florida

...used three coordinators - Charlie Weis, Brent Pease and Kurt Roper - but failed to impress a fanbase that had grown accustomed...by firing Pease and offensive line coach Tim Davis.He hired Roper away from Duke, but with Driskel or freshman Treon Harris at...

Clemson routs Florida A&M in basketball opener

...23-13 mark of a year ago without him."We have different guys who can make shots as you saw today," Nnoko said.Jordan Roper had 13 points and freshman Donte Grantham had 12 in his first college start. Damarcus Harrison and Jaron Blossomgame had 10...

Gamecocks pull off comeback, top Gators in OT

...The Gators stopped South Carolina on fourth down after the blocked field goal, but Muschamp and offensive coordinator Kurt Roper called three straight running plays near midfield. That set up Kyle Christy's punt.Carlton Heard, one of several South...

Tigers look to make up for loss of star K.J. McDaniels in basketball

...its top five scorers are back from a year ago.Along with Hall, senior Demarcus Harrison and juniors Landry Nnoko and Jordan Roper return. Nnoko, at 6-foot-10, finished third in the ACC with 69 blocks a year ago and Brownell thinks he can take another...

Mrs. Tina Wist

MCCORMICK, S.C. -- Mrs. Tina Ropers Wist, 94, of 313 Thurmond Lake Court, died Friday, Feb. 12...Va., and Walter Wist, McCormick; and a brother, Hinrich Ropers, Germany. Beggs Funeral Home, Lincolnton, Ga., is in charge...

Ethel Johnson

...the funeral home Sunday from 5-7 p.m. Survivors include daughters, Sallie J. (Rayford) Brooks, Carrie (Gregory) Roper, both of Aiken, and Jacqueline (John) Smith, Augusta, Ga.; sons, Isaac Johnson, Columbia, SC, Lewis (Judy) Johnson...

Most important vote Nov. 7 is for David Roper for judge

...they had a factory for judges, David Roper just might be the prototype. He's...four-man race for Superior Court judge, Roper clearly stands out. We cannot urge you strongly enough to vote for David Roper for judge on Nov. 7. It's the most...

Roper dies of injuries from truck race crash

...FORT WORTH, Texas -- Trucks series driver Tony Roper died Saturday, hours after a fiery crash in a...Hospital. LaNoue said the injury Friday night left Roper without any brain function. Roper was unconscious and unresponsive when he was pulled...

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Roper tries on robe

J. David Roper, 60, took the oath of office Tuesday...the manifestation of gentle humor, Judge Roper slipped into a black robe and accepted a new Bible and gavel. "It fits," Judge Roper said of the robe. His former law partners...

Roper takes post

J. David Roper won Tuesday's runoff election to become...Columbia and Burke counties picked Mr. Roper to replace retiring Chief Judge William...Judicial Circuit Superior Court bench. Mr. Roper held a huge lead over Mr. Williams in...