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December 23, 2011 RSS feed / Sports

Cavs hold off Capital rally

Richland Northeast’s Cavaliers fought off a furious fourth quarter rally by the Columbia Capitals Friday, December 16, hanging on for a 54- 48 win in a crosstown clash at Columbia High School. Richland Northeast improved to 6-1. More...

Raiders clip Cavs in OT

Basketball tournaments are often subtitled a “classic.” There are two definitions here, each the opposite side of the coin. In one case, classic is “typical, usual, common;” in this case, the gathering of teams to play games. More...

Diamonds shine in 1st round

The Lower Richland Diamond Hornets rode the stellar inside play of forward Vincent Hicklin and a stingy team defense to a 66-51 first round win in the Chick-fil-A Classic Monday, December 19 at Richland Northeast High School. More...

Columbia girls deliver Capital performance

Columbia’s Lady Capitals jumped out to a 21-4 first quarter lead and never looked back Friday, December 16 rumbling to a 64-28 victory over the Richland Northeast Lady Cavaliers in a crosstown matchup at Columbia High School. More...

Cougars claw past Cards

Senior Brice Johnson had 19 points and eight rebounds to lead the Edisto Cougars past the Cardinal Newman Cardinals 49-48 in a challenge game at the Chickfil A Classic held at Richland Northeast Tuesday, December 20. More...