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football- and south carolina 3 as the tigers battle for their first national title in more that three decades.we were there as the players took the field at the university of phoenix stadium -no doubt focused on this historic game. 3 of course fans of both clemson and alabama surrounded the stadium in glendale all day long - tailgating and getting excited about the main event. the tigers hoping to make history going 15-0. 3c-l-e-m-s-o-n c-l-e-m-s-o-n 3 and here's a look *inside the stadium - packed with fans.a sea of orange showing their support - in hopes that the tigers will come away with an undefeated season - and the title trophy. 3 we have team coverage for the big game - -starting in clemson - where students and fans are on the edge of their seats - rebecca atkins is there tonight. tonight.and here in greenville
well, for tonight's free watch party. party.and of course in arizona - where the game is going on right now - sports anchor shannon sommerville - what's the latest shannon 3 a lot going on 3 tonight here in arizona -a battle of wills between a team that's considered the veteran when it comes to national title appearences -and the clemson tigers, the number one seed heading to the big dance for the first time in decades 3 as it stands right now - here's a look at your score - -3 clemson football players looked calm as they arrived to the university of phoenix stadium for national championship game monday night. clemson qb deshaun watson entered the stadium looking prepared for the game.
trophy winner derrick henry, arrived to the stadium just before the tigers. espn college gameday host and former head coach lee corso chose the tigers to win the game. if clemson wins, it'll be the first 15-0 season in fbs history. if alabama wins, school to win four championships in a ten year span since the creation of the ap poll in 1936. the game kicked off just after 8:30 p.m. with 7:55 left in the first quarter, heisman trophy winner derrick henry ran 50 yards for a touchdown, putting the crimson tide up 7-0. 3 3 many questioned if corner back mackensie alexander would even play, as some said he was suffering from a hamstring injury. however, alexander walked onto the field, even shutting down calvin ridley on the second play of the 3 game. 3 we'll continue to bring you
3 and as excited as fans are here - we gotta send it back home,where clemson doubt full of energy tonight -rebecca how's it 3 shannon there are students everywhere, in every room of this building! we are standing right outside of just one of four rooms, but follow me this way right next door on the other side of the wall is another room of clemson students on the edge of their seats watching this game. 3 students started gathering as early as 5:30 to get a seat at the hendrix student center. the majority of them got here at 6:00 for the viewing party that started at 7. all the tigers fans here tonight say this has been an incredible thankful the school put together an event like this for the students who werent able to make it to the game. 3 3 3 "i'm super excited to be here and just watch the football game, all my friends know way more than me but i'm so amped for this game." 3 3 "both of my parents graduated from clemson, i've been a clemson fan since i was born, i've been bleeding orange since i was born, i just love clemson soooo much!! 3 and again there are four rooms in this building full of
rooms they are even sitting on the floor. 3 so here in tiger town its a happy night for clemson fans! everyone has been on the edge of their seats as this game progresses, so its getting tense in here! cody? 3 rebecca hard to imagine how many students are there watching tonight with them all being split up, but is anyone there scared the tigers wont bring home the won tonight? tonight?absolutely not cody! i havent talked to one student tonight that is doubtful! they say with 14 straight wins and being undefeated they have ultimate faith tonight in their team. coming up at 10:30 what fans have to say about what theyll be doing after the tigers win! cody back to you. 3 a cold night in the carolinas as clemson university fans braved the weather -waiting in lines at the bon secours wellness arena. 3 fox carolinas sharon johnson was there at the well too- as the lines grew and when the doors opened. opened.sharon- true fans
3 true fans indeed. who didn'd mind the cold temperatures to get inside the well with all the other fans- cheering on the 3 tigers. 3 the fans were super excited- with many coming out at least 3 hours early. and standing in line for 2 hours. young and old fans stood in line as the line grew longer and longer. long time fans say... being with other fans here at the well creates the feeling of game days. knowing this is the biggest game-and when they're prepared to join together and cheer on a win. if their enthusiasm has anything to do with it, it *will* be a win. 3 03944 11:31:43 "dabo has laid a foundation of attitude and belief and deshawn watson is the best football player in the country and that adds up to a title."
you could bottle up all the excitement tonight, it might just last the entire year. their positive attitude says a lot about the faith in the clemson team, coaches and fan base. 3 although inside now of course watching the game- the atmosphere is fun and truly supportive of the clemson team. and right now 3 sharon what other kind of things are going on besides the game? game?3 the teams trophies were on site to take pictures - and merchandise to purchase as well - we'll get into all that a little later in the show.for now live at the well, sharon johnson- fox carolina- the ten o'clock news. 3 and we have to take a second
finalist deshaun watson leading this clemson team right now -you can see him firing up the crowd hear just before kickoff. 3 ted has the forecast forecast3 cold temperatures are on the way! we are looking ahead as winds pick up and temperatures sit below normal for much of the work week. stick around for your forecast coming up. up.3 plus - a historic jackpot could make one lucky winner a billionare wednesday night.but a lot of folks are posting their ticket numbers on social media - promising a piece of the payout.tonight we're asking an expert - whether those posts are legally binding! binding!and as time ticks away in the national championship game the job for retailers is just beginning -we're taking a look at how upstate stores are preparing merchandise - if the tigers can bring home the "w"
televisions tonight as well 3 \let's send it back out to shannon in glendale for an update 3 yeah cody a crazy atmosphere here 3 as it stands right now - here's a look at your score - -clemson football players looked calm as they arrived to the 3 university of phoenix stadium for national championship game monday night.clemson qb deshaun watson entered the stadium looking prepared for the game. alabama, along with heisman trophy winner derrick henry, arrived to the stadium just before the tigers. espn college gameday host and former head coach lee corso chose the tigers to win the national championship. if clemson wins, it'll be the first 15-0 season in modern fbs history. if alabama wins, the team would be the third school to win four championships in a ten year span since the creation of the ap poll in 1936. the game kicked off just after 8:30 p.m. many questioned if corner back mackensie alexander would even play, as some said he was suffering from a hamstring injury. however, alexander walked onto the field, even shutting down calvin ridley on
with 7:55 left in the first quarter, heisman trophy winner derrick henry ran 50 yards for a touchdown, putting the crimson tide up 7-0. deshaun watson threw 31 yards to clemson walk-on hunter renfrow who made a memorable catch for a touchdown, tying the tigers with alabama 7-7 with 5 minutes left in the first quarter. alabama kicker adam griffith missed a field goal. the tigers capitalized on the missed field goal with another touchdown by sc native and renfrow. clemson of the first quarter. intercepted by jackson. jackson. 3 3 3 3 "this is the most awesome thing we could hope for: cheering on our tigers with thousands of tiger fans all the way across the country. it's fantastic. go tigers, we're going to beat alabama, number one tomorrow morning." morning." 3 "it has been absolutely amazing. it's been a beautiful day, all we see is orange everywhere with only a tiny bit of red. it has been a fantastic experience and i'm so glad to be here"sent from my iphone 3 still a lot to get to - and we'll of 3 course keep bringing you updates as this game rolls on. 3 now shannon - can you tell us
-we've got a picture here of you and sports director aaron cheslock before the game - 3 yeah cody definitely a once in a lifetime experience -cody, back to you.3 3 and check this out -the championship of course grabbing national attention this is a look at the empire state building - whose lights are divided tonightone side is orange and purple for clemson tigers - the other shining red for alabama. 3 of course fans back here in the upstate are cheering on their tigers and want to remember tonight's game by grabbing that tiger swag before it's all gone! 3 academy sports says they plan to re-open their store if the
3 fox carolina's shale remien join us via facetime live outside of academy sports now. shale, how is the scene looking out there? 3cody- cody-even though the game isn't over, people are already lining up outside of academy sports - eager for clemson championship gear! i spoke with the academy sports' manager and he says the store has tons of boxes in the back, holding brand new clemson merchandise just for the championship. 3 3 the game is not over yet, so only a few people are lining up outside of academy sports, waiting for clemson championship merchandise. the general manager i spoke to today says the store has tons of boxes in the back, holding brand new clemson champion merchandise. 3 the store will re-open it's doors around midnight if the tigers win the national championship.the general manager says he will have staff outside the store in the meantime, cheering and getting the he says it has to prepare for but the store is ready to go. 3 3 3 "just checking the news, making sure we're very on top of the scoring and what is happening hour by hour. pretty
we are ready to go, it's all hands on deck." deck."academy sports says it has seen a big increase in apparel sales due to clemson over the past couple of weeks. with a major rush this morning...many grabbing that last minute gear to cheer on the tigers. 3 academy sports says they hope tonight will be no exception with more and more people heading to the store. dicks sporting goods will also have extended hours in anderson, spartanburg and greenville. live in gvl, sr, fc, ttocn 3 tiger fans packed several places across the upstate for the big game.that included dave and buster's on woodruff road.mister knickerbocker's rented out the venue for a clemson viewing party - called the "big orange bash."tickets cost 50 dollars a person-and included food, non-alcoholic drinks, a game card with unlimited video gaming, and a t-shirt. organizers say it's a great way for fans to cheer on their team together. 3 3 3 "we just gonna throw a big party of appreciation for our customers we wanted to have a nice place for those of us
and busters really went out of their way and here we are getting ready to cheer on the tigers" tigers"mister knickerbocker will of course have all your tigers are able to pull out the championship win! 3 ted has the forecast forecast 3 clear skies tonight will allow temperatures to plummet into the low to upper 20s. winds will pick up on tuesday as highs approach the low 50s in the upstate and mid-40s in western north carolina. keep an eye out for a slight chance of snow flurries along the tennessee border late in the day on tuesday.you can get the latest forecast at
3 tonight...a 3 spartanburg county mother is fighting for her life... life...and the sheriff's office is looking for the person who shot her..more in sheriff chuck wright's most wanted - next. next.and..could a "like" on facebook get you a share of the 1.4 billion dollar jackpot? we're investigating the legality of those ticket posts that are going viral remember - you can catch the powerball drawing right here on fox carolina wednesday night. night.and you are looking live at the well -where clemson fans have packed the stands to watch the tigerstake on alabama for the national title. 3 3 coming up tomorrow morning on the morning news starting at 5 am we'll have a complete
investigations in the county. tonight it's a disturbing story. story.we're learning more about a shooting on reidville road - that was breaking news last week.a mother was shot outside her home in moore - and survived...but tonight ... sheriff wright wants to find the shooter who nearly took her life. life. 3 3 ladies and gentlemen i'm out here on highway 292, reidville road near the intersection of 290 where a young lady by the name of stephanie bachelor lives. she was coming home to her two small children and husband where somebody shot her multiple times and left her for dead. now this lady is a mother and she works and she lives in our community. she probably worships here, uh, we need to be praying for her to heal and we hope that god's blessings are on her. but we also need to know who did this her husband found her. we've been checking the area and we've got some things that we know but if you have anything that you need to tell us please call the spartanburg county sheriffs department,
spartanburg crimestoppers. we need to know who has shot one of our people here and left this lady for dead. she has two small children ages two and 4. please help us to help mrs. bachelor find who assaulted her and left her for dead. think about your sister or think about your friend or a person that you dearly love. we want to know who's doing these crimes in spartanburg county thank you. 3 again if you have any information about this crime - you can help the victim and her family find justice call crimestoppers at 1-888-crime sc.you can remain anonymous. 3 two senators are going "all in" for the big game! game!a friendly wager between south carolina senator tim coming up -- the terms of their *barbecue* bet. bet.plus meteorologist ted phaeton is putting together your seven day forecasthe'll tell you what you can
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3 the tigers are in middle of a historic battle for the national title - 3 an excellent season in the books so far -tiger player and coach dabo swinney winning awards all season long. 3 tonight players and fans at the university of phoenix stadium hoping clemson not only brings home the trophy- but also becomes the first college team to come away with an undefeated season in the last century. 3 band playing"go tigers!"trt:03 trt:03a lot of excitedment all day log and tigers fans from across the country descended on arizona for this historic night. 3 and back at home - clemson university also full of die
team as they fight for the national title. title.and here in greenville - fans also going "all in" at the well - where tonight's watch party is absolutely packed. packed.but before we check in with them -let's send it back out to sports anchor shannon sommerville in glendale tonight for a check of the score - shannon? 3 cody - a historic night for sure here in arizona 3 here's a look at the score at the half- half-3 if clemson wins, it'll be 3 if clemson wins, it'll be the first 15-0 season in modern fbs history. if alabama wins, school to win four championships in a ten year
kicked off just after 8:30 p.m. with 7:55 left in the first quarter, heisman trophy winner derrick henry ran 50 yards for a touchdown, putting the crimson tide up 7-0. deshaun watson threw 31 yards to clemson walk-on hunter renfrow who made a memorable catch for a touchdown, tying the tigers with alabama 7-7 with 5 minutes left in the first quarter. alabama kicker adam griffith missed a field goal. the tigers capitalized on the missed field goal with another touchdown by sc native and freshman hunter renfrow. clemson leads 14-7 at the end of the first quarter. deshaun watson was intercepted by alabama eddie jackson. derrick henry scored his second touchdown of the night with 9:35 left in the second quarter.clemson and alabama are tied 14-14 with 9:30 left in the second quarter. 3 3 here's a look at one of renfrow's touchdown catches- 3 we'll keep bringing you
so stay with us on air and online 3 and as this game heats up - let's send it back out to rebecca atkins in clemson to see how students are enjoying the main event - rebecca? 3 well its become even more intense in here then it was just a half hour ago, everyroom in this building is full of clemson students.3 3 its been an eventful night here for clemson, these fans are on the edge of their seats anticipating each play and what is going to happen next. they started gathering here as early as 5:30 the school set up four rooms all with a large screen viewing the game they have food, some people are even dressed like tigers and i asked several fans hwre tonight what they will be slomg if clemson wins, and heres what they had to say... 3 3 "scream, jump, steam! lots of screaming.lots of screaming,
3 "i'm going to celebrate with my friends, clemson family, woooohooooo!" woooohooooo!" 3 "i'm going to lose my mind, i've been waiting for this so long, and this is one of he best teams i've ever seen clemson have and i think we can do anything next year too so i'm really really excited." excited."every time theres been a good play a touchdown these fans have sprung out of their seats, and they have been a screaming for their team. 3 so cody these fans are not giving up hope and they will not stop supporting their team, this is typical for what we see from clemson fans they truly are all in. cody? 3 rebecca this really has been an incredible season and tonights viewing parties are a sign of what its like there at clemson but what have students told you about the feel on campus after every win? win?they all say its indescribable, they say the amount of support ans pride at this school for the team has been amazing all season long and some of them are already preparing for next season to
3 you might call it - just one big celebration night as clemson fans come together with one thing in mind- win. 3 fox carolina's sharon johnson ia live at the well in downtown greenville with how they kicked off the game. sharon 3 they gathered early at the well tonight with other fans. 3 the bon secours wellness arena had its own pre-show party for fans- filled with cheerleaders and hyped music. it was truly a great way to get fans excited before the national championship game. of course - these fans were already excited. and welcomed the chance to come together in one place- for one purpose. cheer
3 3 "we just had invites to go here and there and we just wanted to come here and be part of it." it." upstate together and makes it really nice" nice"and it is really nice out here. 3 seems everyone is in a good mood-common goal. fun activities for the entire family. 3 those activities really added to the game. and once the game began the enthusiasm carried over. right now... 3 3 we're following breaking news... 3 just into our newsroom-steve taneyhill is out as union county high school's head football coach.officials tell
renewed at tonight's board meeting.he joined them in 2012. he leaves with a 22-27 record. taneyhill was of course the starting quarterback at u-sc from 1992 through 1995. taneyhill declined to comment tonight, but said he would release a statement tomorrow. 3 in a fox carolina follow up 3 we're getting a first look at dashcam footage - following an excessive force complaint against greenville police. police.we first brought you this story last week -after social media posts circulated about jaquan williams' arrest. the activist group fighting injustice together alleged williams was taken to the ground in a quote "animalistic way" - during his arrest.but the police report says williams was detained in a controlled manner. but this dashcam doesn't show any confrontation at all - though we can't be sure if something took place out of frame. frame.the group says the officer slammed williams head on the ground, resulting in a
however, these photos from police taken at the time of booking and release from jail...reportedly show williams with his missing tooth still intact. intact.fighting injustice together had said they were looking to file a lawsuit into the december 15th incident.we reached out to the group for a response - but they had yet to see the footage - and expect to do so tomorrow. 3 continuing to cover our counties 3 an anderson county woman is locked up-charged with the murder of her newborn baby. baby.as a memorial for the child grows in anderson county -her mother remains behind bars 3 the sheriff's office says 23- year-old joanie holcombe confessed to giving birth to the baby girl-and then placing her in a plastic bag. bag.the baby's body was found in the woods on cherokee drive saturday morning.the coroner says the remains were "near-term"-which means they had been in the womb anywhere from seven to nine months. holcombe is charged with murder and unauthorized
3 a greenville man will spend the next decade in prison- after pleading guilty to robbing a bank. bank.the solicitor's office says douglas fleming pled guilty to the 20-14 robbery at the first citizen's bank on north pleasantburg drive. drive.investigators say fleming entered the bank and gave the teller a note that stated "this is a robbery." he made off with more than one thousand dollars. dollars.fleming also admitted to breaking into a home on east north street.he was sentenced to ten years in prison followed by three years probation. 3 in spartanburg county-part of west blackstock road will remain closed for the rest of the week-as crews repair asphalt in the area. area.dispatchers tell us the road was blocked near the piedmont natural gas building this morning-after crews discovered damage to the asphalt.c-s-x crews say they began replacing wooden crossties at the railroad crossing last week. once the crossties have been replaced - the crossing will be repaved with asphalt.officials say they hope to complete the repairs by friday.
office is adding two new adorable puppies to the force! check it out. out.deputies say these two female bloodhound puppies are ten weeks old-and will be trained to locate missing persons and track suspects. henderson county's fifth grade star students have been given the task of selecting names for the k-9s in training.the names will be announced in february-and the winning classes will get to meet the dogs during a special ceremony. 3 an upstate grad.. taking to the skies for the big game! game!he graduated from clemson in 2005..and he's now stationed with the air force in arizona..tonight - how he's cheering on his alma mater.. from a fighter jet! jet!cold temperatures are on the way! we are looking ahead as winds pick up and temperatures sit below normal for much of the work week.
3 3 a break from the action in arizona...the band on the field during halftime.but now that's over and the tigers and the tide are back on the field. 3 still a lot of game left at the university of phoenix stadium -where the clemson tigers fight to become *undefeated national champions. and the alabama crimson tide hoping to get in their way waylet's send it back out to shannon sommerville for an
3 cody, it's been crazy here in arizona - you can here the cheers from far outside the stadium 3 here's a look at the score- alabama leads clemson 21-14 in the third quarter- quarter-3 if clemson wins, it'll be the first 15-0 season in modern fbs history. if alabama wins, the team would be the third school to win four championships in a ten year span since the creation of the
kicked off just after 8:30 p.m. mackensie alexander was back on the sidelines with a left hamstring injury in the second quarter. espn commentator and former ohio state said he believed the stadium was full of 60% tiger fans. clemson's ben boulware walked off the field with an huegel's kick was expired in the first were tied 14-14 at boulware will return, mackensie alexander second half. 3 we'll continue to watch the clemson tigers in their fight for the title -stick with us.
3 and we know one clemson fan who's likely glued to her tv tonight -governor nikki haley and her family are cheering on the tigers from the governor's residence in columbia - decked out in orange of course! 3 of course governor haley also busy preparing for the gop response to tomorrow's state of the union address. address.president obama will issue the final adress of his presidency tomorrow night at 8:30 p.m. with the governor's response immediately following. we'll bring you both live here on fox carolina. 3 happening now 3 people have been buying up lottery tickets for this wednesday's 1.4 billion dollar powerball.some people now even joining lottery facebook groups. groups like group lotto encourage people to post their ticket on facebook and have others like it in hopes of sharing money if they win. one attorney says you might want to re-consider
online groups. 3 3 3 "but another implication is that it's a sale online, so let's say i live in georgia, you live in south carolina, i "like" your lottery ticket post, you end up winning in south carolina. it's illegal to sell lottery tickets across state lines." lines."remember - we'll have that drawing for you wednesday night just before the top of
3 ted has a look at this week's forecast forecast 3 skies will remain clear overnight as temperatures fall into the upper 20s in the upstate and low 20s in western north carolina.tuesday will be sunny but chilly with highs climbing into the low 50s across the upstate while western north carolina peaks
breezy conditions throughout the day as winds mainly come out of the west southwest in the upstate between 15 to 20 miles per hour. wind gusts can reach as fast as 25 miles per hour at times.western north carolina will likely see more of a northwest flow between 10 and 15 miles per hour. expect gusts to reach up to 25 miles per hour during the day. as these winds come over the mountains, a few snow flurries will have the potential to develop along the tennessee border. watch as flurries can make their way into the mountain towns late in the day on tuesday, though little to no accumulation is expected. temperatures dive once again tuesday evening into the mid-20s and upper teens! look for chilly afternoon highs and sunny skies to last until the end of the week as clouds and rain returns late friday into saturday.
every ten minutes from five to nine am. 3 a gamecock fan - putting aside his differences for tonight's big game. game.he's one of two pilots who led the flyover during the national championship -along with a clemson grad and upstate native!their story - coming up. up.and we're live in clemson- where fans are packing the student center - to cheer on their tigers in the national championship! championship!and here's a look in arizona - where the game 3 is going on right now -latest
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a friendly wager on toinght's big game 3 tiger fans aren't the only ones going "all in"-south carolina senator tim scott says he and alabama senator jeff sessions made a friendly wager on the national championship game.scott took to twitter to announce the bet- and also posted a picture of his staff members decked out in clemson orange and purple. purple.scott says the two senators are wagering
respective states-and neck ties may also be on the line. 3 we decided to make this the topic of tonight's fox fuss- and here's what y'all had to say when we posted it on our facebook page. page.christine says-"whoo hoo!! that is a bet i can get behind." 3 stephanie was confident in her tigers saying-"the tide will roll tonight. roll home crying after the tigers beat them. go tigers!!!" 3 and mildred says-"go tigers! go sen. scott." 3 let us know how you think the game is going -or send us your watch party pictures -you can find us on facebook under fox carolina news!
3 3 and the national championship is here! 3 as the undefeated clemson tigers go head to head with number two alabama...for a chance to win it all! 3 here's a look at the team arriving at the university of phoenix stadium-ahead of tonight's big matchup-- 3 and here is the team warming up on the field...getting prepped to take on the crimson