March 2, 2012 RSS feed / Sports

’Hawks fall victim to Cyclones

The Porter Gaud Cyclones, fueled by a stifling second-half defense, defeated the Hammond Skyhawks, 64- 57, in the boys’ South Carolina Independent Schools Association (SCISA) 3A basketball tournament Wednesday, February 22, at the Sumter Civic More...

Pinewood upsets Highlanders

Maria Corella scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Pinewood Prep Lady Panthers to a 54-35 upset victory over the top-seeded Heathwood Hall Lady Highlanders in the SCISA AAA girls’ semifinals Friday, February 24 at the Sumter County Exhibiti More...

Lady Caps are Upper State champs!

In a rematch of the 2011 Class AA Upper State final, the Columbia Lady Capitals avenged their loss to the Keenan Lady Raiders last year with a 43-36 victory Saturday, February 25 at the Bi- Lo Center in Greenville. More...

Blue Devils are Lower State Champs!

The Dreher Lady Blue Devils jumped out to a 16-2 first quarter lead and eventually overcame rival Lower Richland 53-43 to win the Lower State championship at the Florence Civic Center Saturday, February 25. More...

Highlanders can’t overcome loss of James

Playing without injured star Joseph James, the Heathwood Hall Highlanders fell short in their bid to repeat as SCISA AAA boys’ basketball champions as they lost to the Laurence Manning Swampcats 51-35 on Saturday, February 25 at the Sumter Coun More...

Grigsby chosen to coach in All Star Wrestling Classic

Ray Grigsby, wrestling coach at Airport High School, has been selected by the South Carolina Wrestling Coaches Association as the AAA South Coach for the North South All Star Wrestling Classic to be held at North Myrtle Beach High School March 1-3. More...

Shandon Presbyterian boys win 6th straight title

The Shandon Presbyterian boys’ seventh-eighth grade basketball team won the Columbia Interfaith Basketball League (CIBL)seventh-eighth grade championship. More...

Falcons are soaring

Community support and administrative commitment make A.C. Flora a top-notch athletic program

To look at the door of A.C. Flora principal Richard McClure one might get the impression he is a rabid fan more than an administrator. It is covered in newspaper clippings documenting the rise of the A.C. Flora athletic program. More...

Richland One student athletes sign letters of intent

Richland One congratulates the 16 seniors from Dreher, A.C. Flora, Keenan, Lower Richland and Columbia high schools on signing National Letters of Intent to play college sports this fall. More...

Highlanders win but lose James

Joseph James scored 20 points to help the Heathwood Hall Highlanders to a 67-54 victory over the Porter Gaud Cyclones Friday, February 24 in the SCISA AAA boys’ semifinals at the Sumter County Exhibition Center. More...

Cards eliminate Eagles

The Cardinal Newman Cardinals overcame a nineday layoff and a sluggish first half with a 28-point outburst in the third quarter to down the Florence Christian Eagles, 62-49, in the South Carolina Independent Schools Association (SCISA) boys 3A basket More...

Nail biter goes to Heathwood

Heathwood Hall senior Joseph James saved his best for last, sinking two of his game-high 17 points from the free throw line with .6 seconds left in the game, giving the Highlanders a 38-36 victory over the Wilson Hall Barons in the SCISA 3A boys&rsqu More...

Swampcats end Cardinals’ run

Kalum McIntyer scored 16 points to lead the Laurence Manning Swampcats to a 61- 56 upset victory over the topseeded Cardinal Newman Cardinals in the SCISA AAA boys’ semifinals Friday, February 24 at the Sumter County Exhibition Center. More...

Lady Silver Foxes are Upper State champs!

A year after falling one game short of an appearance in the state finals, the Dutch Fork Lady Silver Foxes will get an opportunity to play for a state championship after defeating the Dorman Lady Cavaliers 53-46 Friday, February 24 at the Bi-Lo Cente More...

Diamond Hornets fall to Hartsville

A bad night for the Lower Richland Diamond Hornets nearly turned tragic as Eric Eaves leaped for a rebound in the middle of the lane against Hartsville. More...

Long named McDonald’s All American coach

Anne Long, head girls’ basketball coach at Spring Valley, has officially been selected as a head coach of the 2012 McDonald’s All American Game. She will be coaching the East Team. More...

Stars take second at rain-soaked Kookaburro

The Columbia Stars FC attended the Kookaburro Challenge Cup in Sumter, S.C., February 18-19, 2012. More...

Falcon flying to Campbell

Ben Lippen High School football standout Tuck Benefield has signed a Letter of Intent to play for Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C. At Ben Lippen, Benefield succeeded not only on the field, but also in the classroom. More...

Fusion ice 10-win season

The District 5 Fusion high school ice hockey team defeated its rival, the Columbia Wildcats, 7-4, Friday, February 24, to cap the team's first 10-win regular season in program history. More...