Cow Pie Classic set for Aug. 19

The 18th annual Farmer Smith’s Cow Pie Classic returns to Blue Ridge on Aug. 19, and it will feature new events for local runners.

The meet’s primary event, the Tiger Trails 2 Miler, will now be joined by a 5K, and members of the public are invited to run with the high school team.  

Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 5th Annual Dirt Derby 150 at Eldora Speedway on July 19 in Rossburg, Ohio.

Crafton snaps 27-race winless streak

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By Chris Knight

Using a late-race restart 18 laps from the finish and a strategy to ‘go where the others aren’t,’ Matt Crafton muscled past veteran dirt racer Stewart Friesen to win Wednesday night’s fifth annual Eldora Dirt Derby 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway.

Riverside’s new offense will feature the option, along with some RPO passing schemes.

Smith shifting strategy in 2017

For essentially the first time in his coaching career, Riverside’s Phil Smith will be calling the shots on offense in 2017.

Smith, who has coached defenses at Greer High and Dorman High, made the switch this offseason following the departure of Riverside’s offensive coordinator.

Panthers announce training camp dates

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Local NFL fans will have a chance to see some of their favorite players in action as the Carolina Panthers host a summer training camp at Wofford College this July and August.

The Panthers, who have visited Wofford since 1995, will continue the tradition with 14 practice sessions at the college, located in Spartanburg.


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