High School Football Final Regular Season Stats


The Records Overall Region Points For Points Against A.C. Flora 3-7 0-5 98 276 Ben Lippen 6-5 2-2 336 249 Brookland- Cayce 4-6 3-2 166 246 Cardinal Newman 2-7 0-4 98 213 Dreher 2-7 1-4 98 226 Hammond 9-1 3-1 378 158 Heathwood Hall 7-3 2-2 326 199 Richland Northeast 7-4 5-2 315 188 Spring Valley 1-10 1-3 64 364 […]

Rebels ruin Raiders’ run


The Mid- Carolina Rebels advanced to the second round of the playoffs with a 21- 2 win over the Keenan Raiders at Bolden Stadium on Friday, November 7. Mid- Carolina 21 Keenan 2 The Rebels used a strong running attack to overpower the Raider defense. Running backs Justin Lindler and Tyrone Wilson accounted for all of Mid- Carolina’s points as […]

Falcons fall in Upper State Championship


On paper, the Upper State Championship between the J.L. Mann Patriots and the A.C. Flora Falcons at the Lexington County Tennis Complex Friday, November 7 was a bit of a mismatch. The Patriots came to Lexington as defending Upper State champions and had won a state championship in 2006. Mann number one singles player Maria Hesketh is one of the […]

Local standouts receive all- star selections

A.C. Flora receiver Carlos McCoy was selected to play for the North in the 2008 SCADA North- South All Star Football game to be played December 13 at 12 pm at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach. He is joined on the team by Columbia linebacker Lorenzo Boyles, and Spring Valley offensive lineman Grant King. A.C. Flora coach Robin […]

Holler- ing for USC equestrian

Logan Holler has been training in equestrian since she was four- years- old and on Wednesday, November 12 it paid off. Holler became the first student at A.C. Flora to earn a scholarship in equestrian. She signed with the nationally ranked University of South Carolina Gamecocks who have won overall national championships in 2005 and 2007, and Hunter Seat national […]

South Carolina legends reunite

Two Gamecock legends, former voice of the Gamecocks Bob Fulton and former head coach Paul Dietzel, got together in the press box at Williams- Brice Stadium during the USC- Arkansas game to discuss old times.

Eagles fly to second round

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The Airport Eagles jumped out to an early 14- 0 lead over Battery Creek and held on to defeat the Dolphins 39- 24 in the first round of the 3A state playoffs on November 7. Quarterback WT Murden rushed for three first half touchdowns and threw two more in the second half to lead the Eagles past the Dolphins for […]

Former Devil named All- CIAA

Former Dreher standout and Saint Paul’s College freshman running- back Nicholas Bethea has been named to the 2008 CIAA Football All- Rookie Team as voted on by the CIAA Sports Information Directors’ Association. Bethea, a week- five Rookie of the Week, was named to the team after posting a career high in rushing yards in just his second collegiate game. […]

Thirty-something speaks

Mob mentality

My three kids each have two very distinct personalities. Of course, each has his or her own variation of these personalities, but, in general, a common theme exists depending on whether they are together or alone with me. I don’t think the Boston Tea Party would have ever happened if just one colonist decided to dress like a Mohawk and […]

It’s not a criticism, it’s an observation.

Daylight savings time isn't for dummies

Our dogs aren’t participating in Daylight Savings Time. Joni starts whining without regard to “falling back.” Newt and Quigley begin to shake, stretch, and walk around soon after the third time Suzy yells at Joni to shut up. Whoever has the least amount of patience finally gets up and caters to the little darlings. I wonder if they are smarter […]