Nation Ford football family supporting its own through tragedies

Nation Ford football coach Michael Allen had help dealing with the sudden loss of his cousin, Jeff Threatt, who was more like a brother. The Falcons football program rallied around its coach to help him deal with the tragedy, and harnessed that emotion to play its best game of the season in a first round playoff win over York last Friday.

A classic and contemporary Thanksgiving meal

When you look upon a bountiful table at this time of year, do you feel a connection to the squash, the fresh ginger, the apples, cornmeal, the sweet potatoes and walnuts? For native peoples of the Americas, the sense of relationship is strong, says Kevin Gover.

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Winthrop guard Jimmy Gavin transferred to the school from Division II Wisconsin-Parkside but has made an instant impact, averaging nearly 18 points through four games for the Eagles. Winthrop faces N.C. State Friday night, the kind of competition Gavin sought when he came to Winthrop.