June 10, 2011 RSS feed / Sports

Falcons look to build off 2010 success

Editor’s Note: Over the course of the next several weeks in a run- up to the start of the 2011 high school football season, The Columbia Star will present previews of several area schools. This week we present the A. C. Flora Falcons.   More...

Ben Lippen names new baseball coach

A former SCISA Baseball Coach of the Year is the new varsity baseball coach at Ben Lippen School. Ben Porter, who played college baseball at The Citadel, served as the assistant baseball coach at Ben Lippen last season. He replaces Brent Walsh.  More...

West Columbia nips Orangeburg with five-run ninth inning comeback

“It is a nine inning ball game. We tell our kids when we come out at the beginning of the season that the game doesn’t start till the seventh inning. High school is seven innings. More...

Rider shows well at J.D. Massey Classic

The 78th Annual J.D. Massey Classic Horse Show held at the T. Ed Garrison Arena in Clemson, S.C. hosted over 275 horses from the Carolinas, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and New Jersey. More...

Fire hoping to get hot in Oklahoma City

The Fire ‘97, a girls’ 14U fastpitch softball team based in Columbia, S.C., has qualified to compete in the ASA Hall of Fame Tournament in Oklahoma City, Okla., the weekend of June 17, 20 More...

Diamonds to shine at next level

Lower Richland’s Chris King signs a letter of intent to play basketball for USC Sumter. He is joined by his mother, Janice King. More...

Correction: Columbia Speedway: The Track of Firsts

It is mentioned in the 5th paragraph “the property was purchased from Sellers and Son Holding Company, and the half-mile track was built in 1948.” This is incorrect. More...

2010 American Legion League 8 Schedule/Results

Mon, June 6Lexington 4 @ Chapin 5Orangeburg 10 @ West Columbia 11Wed, June 8Chapin @ OrangeburgWest Columbia @ LexingtonFri, June 10West Columbia @ ChapinLexingto More...

Bikers trek 1,800 miles to reach 1More

An 1,800 mile summer bicycling tour along the East Coast by five young men will focus on 1More. The idea is not to just peddle 1More mile from Florida to Maine, but it’s an opportunity to touch 1More life.  More...