Skyhawks fly by Ben Lippen

The Hammond Skyhawks took full control of SCISA 3A region play last Friday, January 25 by defeating the visiting Ben Lippen Falcons 59-39 to improve their overall record to 17-3 and 5-0 in SCISA Region I-3A. They also made a strong case for a top seeding in the SCISA tournament later this month. Ben Lippen fell to 7-10 and 0-5. […]

Ajukwa and August lead Cards over Heathwood

Austin Ajukwa scored 26 points, and Jacob August had a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Cardinal Newman Cardinals to a 61-46 victory over the visiting Heathwood Hall Highlanders Tuesday, January 29. August and Ajukwa scored the first two baskets of the game to give the Cardinals (12-9, 4-1) an early lead, but Bradley Singleton and […]

Lady Falcons keep playoff hopes alive with win over Westwood

With two weeks left in the regular season, any win is big for teams looking to make it to the playoffs, which was the case in A.C. Flora’s 41-29 road win over Westwood Tuesday, January 29. “We knew, as far as us having a chance to get in the playoffs, it was do or die,” A.C. Flora coach Patti Moore […]

A.C. Flora grounds Redhawks

For fans of both schools, the Tuesday January 29 matchup between the visiting A.C. Flora Falcons and Westwood Redhawks was a roller coaster ride to the finish. For Falcon fans, the ride ended on a positive note, with A.C. Flora coming out on top 51-42. The Falcons dominated the first 5:30. Threepointers from Matt Howard and Fredrick Kitt aided a […]

Spring Valley pulls away from Lady Bengals

Spring Valley coach Anne Long was not particularly happy with her team’s performance on Tuesday night. “Oh, no,” Long said after the game. “We did a terrible job executing. We finally settled down the last five or six minutes, and we decided to execute our offense and take care of the ball. Carter did a good job, but I couldn’t […]

Skyhawks reclaim SCISA wrestling title

The Hammond Skyhawks returned to the top of the SCISA wrestling world with a convincing 53-27 victory over Cardinal Newman in the SCISA State Duals at Ben Lippen Saturday, January 26. The Skyhawks won four consecutive state championships from 2005-2008, before Cardinal Newman won the last four. Last year’s championship match with Cardinal Newman went to the final weight class, […]

Blue Devils outlast Westwood

On the heels of a 13–point fourth quarter, Tevin Mack carried the Dreher Blue Devils to a 56-51 win over the visiting Westwood Redhawks Friday, January 25. Mack, who finished with 22 points, was quiet in the first quarter, but DeAndre Nathaniel, John Myers, and Grayson Stiglbauer provided the offense for Dreher as the Blue Devils took an early 12-6 […]

Blazers gallop by RNE in the fourth

Playing basketball the Ridge View way is coming back in style— and not a moment too soon. Fighting for their playoff lives, the Blazers ramped up the fourth quarter defensive pressure and got scoring from eight players— three in double figures—to knock off the Richland Northeast Cavaliers 57- 49 Friday night, January 25 in a Region IV-4A contest at the […]

Columbia City Ballet presents Snow White

The Columbia City Ballet opens its spring season with an epic rendition of the full- length classic Snow Whi te. Under the direction of executive and artistic director William Starrett, this elaborate spectacle of magic and glamour takes the Koger Center stage February 1–2 for three performances. The evening performances on February 1 and 2 are inspired by the traditional […]

Connie James to perform with the Sandlapper Singers

The Sandlapper Singers, now in their 17th season, will present a special concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 8 at the Koger Center for the Arts. Tickets are $23 and $28 at www.capitoltickets.com or call 251-2222. Connie James Coming Home is a program of music from “The Great American Song Book,” Broadway, and light jazz. Performers are Sandlapper Singers, Dick […]