By Thomas Grant Jr. The winning seasons of both Class 5A runner-up White Knoll and Class 4A Lower State runner-up Irmo were rewarded by the South Carolina Football Coaches Association. Both head coaches Nick Pelham of the Timberwolves and Aaron Brand of the Yellow Jackets were named Lower State Coaches
(BOYS)Class 5A1. Lexington2. Summerville3. Byrnes4. Dorman5. Goose Creek6. Cane Bay7. TL Hanna8. Blythewood9. Clover10. St. James Class 4A1. Ridge View2. Greer3. Catawba Ridge4. Lancaster5. Wilson6. Westside7. Riverside8. North Augusta9. Westwood10. James Island CLASS 2A1. Gray Collegiate 2. Oceanside Collegiate3. Hampton County4. Strom Thurmond5. Mullins6. Bishop England7. Marion8. Andrew Jackson 9.
Marion Dupont-Scott responsible for inaugurating the nation’s premier steeplechase event 53 years ago By W. Thomas Smith Jr. There is so much to celebrate about South Carolina and yet far too much is either taken for granted or simply not known. Take for instance our equestrian (horse) culture, history, and
In a career spanning an impressive 44 years, Phil Savitz, the Men’s Head Soccer Coach at River Bluff High School, has announced his retirement at the conclusion of this season. After an exceptional 33-year tenure at Irmo High School and the last 11 years at River Bluff, Coach Savitz leaves
By Thomas Grant Jr. Three teams in three games in Lexington County with a chance at a state championship berth. Those are the stakes for White Knoll, Brookland-Cayce, Gray Collegiate and White Knoll this Friday. The winners earn a trip to Orangeburg to play for a championship at Oliver C.
By Thomas Grant Jr. Last season saw Gray Collegiate Academy sweep the Class 2A state titles for boys and girls basketball. The start of the new season finds both teams ranked atop the preseason S.C. Basketball Coaches Association Class 2A rankings. On Wednesday, a press conference was held at Brookland-Cayce
By Thomas Grant Jr. High school basketball season is back. This weekend will see the first of three preseason tournaments taking place in Lexington County. It starts with the inaugural Preview Jamboree Saturday at the new Gray Collegiate Academy gymnasium. Ten games, including two girls varsity contests, will take place.
By Thomas Grant Jr. Since 1929, aspiring youth baseball players have found a home to compete with the South Carolina American Legion. With chapters throughout the Palmetto State, it has seen numerous alumnus go on to play either college or Major League Baseball. The list of renowned former South Carolina
By Thomas Grant Jr. There’s one person on the Lexington football team who knows what to expect Friday night at The Reservation. Fortunately, it’s head coach Dustin Curtis. Last year as Dorman head coach, his team visited the proud home stadium of Gaffney football for a region game. The host