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Wagener-Salley coach hope steam not peaking too soon

One area high school basketball team is going about its business quietly but very impressively. Class A No. 1 Wagener-Salley (15-0) joins defending Class AAA state champion Richmond Academy girls (18-0) as the only unbeaten area teams. Included in the Lady War Eagles streak are two victories over defending Class A state champion Estill.
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War Eagles snap 12-game losing streak

WAGENER, S.C. - It's never too early in the season to receive a Gatorade bath. Wagener-Salley coach Steve DeRiggs is apt to agree with that statement. But let him catch his breath first. "I'm just trying to catch it, because...
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Win breeds confidence for War Eagles

...give the War Eagles the lead, and an interception that was returned for a touchdown seemed to seal the win.But Wagener-Salley coach Ken Tucker saw a flag on the field and let out a groan. A block in the back gave Ridge Spring-Monetta another...
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Player of the week: Channing Schofield

...SAYING: "He's just a quality young man, and he's a leader by example. He's got tremendous explosion; he gets from first gear to second gear very quickly. He's the consummate team player." - Wagener-Salley coach Steve DeRiggs
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Salley guides Eagles

...QUOTABLE: "We had to get this one tonight. We're loaded with freshmen and sophomores (only one senior)." - Wagener-Salley coach Ross Smith WHAT'S NEXT: Fox Creek visits Ridge Spring-Monetta. Wagener-Salley is at Calhoun County.
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Talented Tyler, Marsh lead area prospects

...with cornerback Channing Schofield's commitment to Wake Forest. "This year has been much more intense," Wagener-Salley coach Steve DeRiggs said. "Everybody has been on Ronnie early." Tyler, until recently a running back prospect only...
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Wagener-Salley loses in final

...Eagle errors in the fifth, led to an eightrun outburst by Indian Land. "That took the wind out of our sails," Wagener-Salley coach Marcia Blizzard said. "It was disappointing because we thought we had the better team." Despite the loss...
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Tyler must shoulder load

...the War Eagles to the second round of the state Class A playoffs. "Nobody could gear up to get them both," Wagener-Salley coach Steve DeRiggs said. "They'd take one away, and the other would perform." With all the attention Tyler is...
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Standouts lured out of state

...a defensive back, signed with Wake Forest last year. "I don't think there's anything in the water," Wagener-Salley coach Steve DeRiggs said. "I haven't been able to run any faster." Tyler has two aunts who live in Maryland...
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County champs

...Spring-Monetta ahead for good. "I thought Dontral played a good game, made some good decisions," said first-year Wagener-Salley coach Ross Smith, who is struggling with 16 of his 27 players being underclassmen. "We hadn't really had a drive...
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