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Jenkins returns to lead Dreher


The Dreher Blue Devil offseason got quite the boost in late February when it was announced former Blue Devil Corey Jenkins was returning to lead the football program. It was a much needed boost after the 2021 season ended with a lopsided loss to rival A.C. Flora. Following his playing days at Dreher, Jenkins was drafted in the first round, […]

Dorsey building a foundation at Post 215


When Richland Post 215 head coach Chris Dorsey considered what life would be like when his youngest son, Cannon, left the house later this summer he knew he had to find something to do. He turned to a life long passion, baseball. Having played himself, Dorsey knew he had something to offer the sport. He decided to look into coaching […]

Floyd ushers in new era of A.C. Flora football


Two losses by a total of two points is the story of A.C. Flora’s 2021 football season. Could the Falcons have defended their 2020 state championship if they had overcome those two losses? There’s plenty of room to wonder. The 2022 A.C. Flora team will have a different feel than the one that exited Memorial Stadium last November following a […]

Taylor has Lower Richland thinking state championship


The 2021 season was quite a bounce back year for the Lower Richland Diamond Hornets. After posting just two wins in head coach Marlin Taylor’s first season, Lower Richland won eight games and a Region 4-3A Championship in 2021. Momentum was squarely with the black and gold entering the playoffs. A six-point win over Seneca sent Lower Richland into the […]

Gray Collegiate is the 2A Softball State Champion!



An RBI single by Brooke Tranum in the bottom of the sixth, scoring Brooklin Thomas, proved to be the deciding run as the Gray Collegiate War Eagles defeated the Latta Vikings 2-1 Wednesday, May 25 to claim the 2A softball state championship. “We had the top of the order coming up in the sixth,” Gray Collegiate head coach Frye. “I […]

Andrew Jackson shuts out Gray



A six-run second inning and a three-run fourth inning was all the Andrew Jackson Volunteers needed in a 9-0 win over the Gray Collegiate War Eagles Saturday, May 28 to claim the 2A baseball state championship. After a scoreless first inning, Andrew Jackson got the bats going in the bottom of the second beginning when Kyle Percival reached on an […]

SCAHOF inducts new members

The South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame held its induction ceremony and banquet Monday, May 23 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. The Hall of Fame inducted its Class of 2020 and Class of 2022. Top photo (l-r): E Lynch, Peter Boulware, Todd Ellis, C.J. Spiller, Dan Driessen, and Roberta Williams; bottom photo Sidney Rice, Coach Mike Ayers, Judy Wilkins […]

Landsharks come knocking for Bearcats


The Oceanside Landsharks scored seven runs in the fifth inning en route to an 8-5 win over the visiting Brookland-Cayce Bearcats in the Class 3A Lower State Championship game Wednesday, May 18. Chase Jarnagin paced the Landsharks going 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored. Cameron Sebuck went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, and Dylan Dampier was 2-for-3 with […]

Eagles get out-Foxed


Hartsville’s Daniel Parker and John Alexander combined to pitch seven innings allowing just two hits and one earned run while striking out ten for the Red Foxes en route to a 3-1 win over the visiting Airport Eagles in the Class 4A Lower State Championship Wednesday, May 18. Ryan Jordan went 1-for-2 for Hartsville with an RBI, and Treion McFarland […]

War Eagles score two late to nix Knights



Two runs in the bottom of the sixth pushed the Gray Collegiate War Eagles past the St. Joseph’s Knights for a 3-2 win in the Class 2A Baseball Upper State Championship on Wednesday, May 11. “I think it got to the end and we needed something,” Gray Collegiate head coach Charlie Assey Sr. said. “I looked at them and said […]


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