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.
Cory Deering and Jeff Haselden captured the top prizes during the 2020 Summerville Country Club Men's Club Championship and Presidents Cup tournament July 25 and 26.
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.
North Charleston’s Dixie Majors baseball program was denied its ninth world series title.
In its early years the Summerville American Legion Baseball Juniors team had a lot of success.
Six Charleston Southern football players were named to the Big South’s preseason all-conference team on July 28.
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.
Private high schools in the state have a new timeline for their fall athletic programs.
Northwood Academy opens football practice on Aug. 3.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Charleston Battery returns to the pitch July 19 when it faces Birmingham Legion FC.
In the spring of 2012, Pinewood Prep’s Courtney Angotti-Smith became the new career-scoring leader for South Carolina girls’ high school soccer.
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.
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…
In the end, it came down to family and a long term vision of the future.
The 21st annual Roy Meyers Junior Open Championship came down to a playoff between golfers from Summerville and Ashley Ridge high schools.
This year’s Alzheimer’s Association Ride to Remember was cancelled, but the Goose Creek International Triathlon Club isn’t about to let the cause behind it be forgotten.
The ARK, Alzheimer’s family support services has opened early bird registration for its 21st annual Race For The ARK.
Terry and Terence Jenkins combined for a low gross team score of 125 to win the 2020 Summerville Country Club Father-Son/Daughter Golf Tournament.
Summerville Country Club’s 21st annual Junior Open golf tournament in memory of Dr. Roy Meyers tees off July 10.
Hope for local high school athletes has been replaced with doubt.
Right from the start, the 2010s brought some stiff competition to Summerville’s annual Memorial Day golf tournament.
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.
A dozen local baseball players competed June 26 for the honor of being the first Town of Summerville Parks and Recreation Department Home Run Derby Champion.
Legend Oaks Golf and Tennis Club is once again offering summer tennis programs and has added an instructor who specializes in junior tennis.
Athletics often play a key role in shaping the character of a person and many find their identity in the sport they play.
Dorchester School District Two teams have certainly put their stamp on South Carolina Wrestling.
Fort Dorchester rising senior Tyler Christmas earned an invitation to one the nation’s most prestigious baseball showcases.
Several local baseball players garnered honors during the Diamond Prospects 2020 Summer Showcase at Columbia International University June 10-11.
Hanahan High School football coach Art Craig was selected to lead the South side in the 72rd annual North-South all-star game in December.
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.
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.
Town officials have something that may interest those still bummed about the lack of opportunities to go out to the “old ballgame” this year.
It’s official, De’Angelo Henderson is a once-in-a-decade caliber athlete.
The Memorial Day Corona 500 brought together veterans and some young golfers who represent the future those veterans fought to protect.
The S.C. High School League’s commissioner says he’s “confident” that the state’s high schools can play some sort of a fall sports season, if coronavirus safety guidelines are followed as athl…
The annual Cane Bay High School summer baseball camp returns later this month.
In the early days of the program Fort Dorchester Football played the role of the underdog, but the Patriots finished the 2015 season as the top dog.
In the fall of 2008 the Ashley Ridge Football program launched its inaugural season.
A Summerville High School baseball player has received a high honor.
A Fort Dorchester product is one of the most recent additions to the Francis Marion University Women’s Soccer program.
COVID-19 took away Faith Jones’ opportunity to hit the trifecta of softball honors for a fourth straight time.
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.