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The ECHL Board of Governors, in conjunction with the Professional Hockey Players’ Association, has approved a revised start date for the 2020-21 ECHL season. The anticipated start date is Dec.…

In February of 2012 Summerville High School became the first school in state history to produce a pair of four-time individual wrestling champions at the Class AAAA level.

Green Wave senior Jordan Wigger won the 120-pound weight class at the 2012 South Carolina 4A Wrestling Tournament at the Anderson Civic Center to take home his fourth consecutive state title. By doing so, he put himself in a very elite class as only two other wrestlers have ever captured four straight state championships in the state’s largest classification.

Wigger’s former Summerville teammate, Aaron Hansen, became the second wrestler to claim a fourth straight championship for the classification just the year before.

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Local high school football teams will play a seven-game schedule this fall.

The Dorchester School District Two high schools have released their revised 2020 football schedules. Schools were forced to make changes when the South Carolina High School League, on July 15, approved its newest plan for the start of fall sports programs.

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North Charleston’s Dixie Majors are still alive in the world series after a 7-0 victory over Columbia County, Ga., in an elimination game on Monday afternoon in Ozark, Alabama.

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Charleston Southern’s football team will return 14 starters and 58 lettermen. The Bucs are a solid team on paper as the 2020 season nears.

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There have been multiple Olympic-caliber athletes with ties to the Lowcountry, but when one makes an Olympic bobsled team that’s a bit surprising.

In the winter of 2017-18, Briauna Jones was selected as a member of the 2018 U.S. Olympic Women’s Bobsled Team. The University of North Carolina, Charlotte and Summerville High School graduate was named a replacement athlete for the team, which she joined as a brakeman/pusher in PyeongChang, South Korea for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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A.J. Green, the former Summerville High School and Georgia Bulldogs star, re-upped with the Cincinnati Bengals on Friday. Green will get $18.2 million in 2020 as part of a franchise tag deal with the only pro team he has played for since joining the league as the fourth overall pick in the 2011 draft.

Green and Cincinnati management had until Wednesday to come to an agreement on a new long-term contract. Green has missed 29 of the last 30 games with various injuries, including an ankle injury that cost him the entire 2019 season.

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The South Carolina Stingrays made Ryan Blair the 10th head coach in franchise history on July 15.

The 34-year-old was an assistant to Steve Bergin last season and manager of hockey operations as they posted a stellar record before the season was ended by the league due to the COVID-19 pandemic. South Carolina’s 44-14-4 mark was the ECHL’s best regular season record.

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The Carolina Youth Development Center and Vantage Point Foundation will co-host the inaugural Catch ‘Em For A Cause Fishing Tournament Aug. 22 in the greater Charleston area.

The fish-in-place event, which is open to anglers of all ages, features both a saltwater and freshwater division. It doesn’t matter if they cast their line from their backyard, a neighborhood pond, off a dock or from a boat, all anglers are invited. Photographed entries will be submitted via email and winners and prizes will be announced via live stream video. The event also includes a raffle for a half-day private fishing charter and a Big Green Egg with nest and tools.

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Practice will open later and schedules won’t be as long but officials are planning for high school athletic teams in the state to compete this fall.

Contests for all South Carolina High School League athletic teams have been suspended since March due to COVID-19. However, the league’s executive committee met July 15 and approved a plan calling for teams to return to competition.

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North Charleston’s Dixie Majors all-star baseball team extended its summer with a 1-0 victory over visiting Spartanburg in the Dixie Majors state championship game July 13 at Collins Park.

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Charleston Southern University junior defensive tackle Shaundre Mims has been named to the College Football America Yearbook's 2020 FCS Preseason Starting Lineup, CFA's version of an All-Ameri…

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The S.C. High School League executive committee voted June 25 to add some teeth to its return-to-play guidelines amid the coronvarius pandemic.

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Summerville High School has been competitive on the softball diamond for quite some time, but a state championship has eluded the mighty Green Wave program.

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As the early arrivals waited in line to get their temperatures checked and turn in waiver forms, a bit of a ruckus could be heard coming from the parking lot.

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The S.C. High School League issued its return-to-play guidelines for high school sports on Thursday, but left open the question of when teams can begin summer workouts.

Many of the events on this calendar may have been reschedule due to recent health concerns. Please call before attending.

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