Brady Schuck, who grew up on James Island, was a four-year member of the Trojans varsity basketball program under former coach Stan Wilkins.
The 2021 soccer season for the James Island girls team was the best in school history as the Trojans captured the Class AAAA state championship. The program added to the remarkable season on Tuesday as senior striker Alarie Hodge was named the 2021 South Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year in girls soccer.
Now that all of the state championships have been decided for the 2021 high school sports spring season, next up for the top student-athletes in South Carolina are the various all-star events.
SIMPSONVILLE - Summerville’s quest for a Class AAAAA state baseball title came up short as the Green Wave dropped an 8-7 decision to Hillcrest on June 4.
The James Island baseball program was making its first state championship appearance since 1999 this week, taking on a perennial state title contender in A.C. Flora in the Class AAAA state championship series.
DUNCAN— Hayley Whiteside leapt into the arms of her catcher and threw her fist aloft. The Byrnes Lady Rebels had clinched the AAAAA softball state championship, and Whiteside, the Byrnes pitcher and Clemson commit, could hardly contain her excitement.
Gene Sapakoff column: Ja Morant’s jaw-dropping performances in his first NBA playoff series coincide with the June 3 release of “Promiseland,” a Crackle documentary series on how he went from a South Carolina high school player overlooked by all the top college programs in the state to NBA star as a rookie
SUMMERVILLE - Byrnes rode a big second inning to a 2-0 win over Ashley Ridge on June 1 in the first game of the Class AAAAA softball state championship series.
Two area high school baseball teams are playing for state championships this week. Both will have to come from behind to achieve their goal.
Berkeley landed three players on the high school softball Class AAAAA all-state team selected by the S.C. Coaches Association for Women’s Sports.
The 2020-21 athletic year for high school sports is down to the final week of competition and three area schools look to cap it all off with a state championship this week.
SUMMERVILLE - A seven-run first inning was all the James Island baseball team needed to win the Class AAAA Lower State championship over Beaufort on May 28 at Summerville High School.
Ashley Ridge’s softball team dropped three of four to Berkeley in the regular season, and the Stags had their number again in the opener of the Class AAAAA Lower State championship series.
Whether it's playing in the SCISA state tournament for Ashley Hall or in the main draw of the Volvo Car Open, Charleston's Emma Navarro likes to imagine that each match is the same.
Prep spring sports athletes made up for lost time in 2021, managing to complete full seasons just a year after being totally shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
SUMMERVILLE - Two teams that opened the preseason with a scrimmage are meeting for the Class AAAAA Lower State championship this week as longtime rivals Berkeley and Summerville played Game 1 of the best-of-three series May 24.
Saturday was a banner day for Lowcountry high school track and field as local teams and athletes won plenty of hardware in the state track and field championships for Class AAAAA, AA and A.
COLUMBIA - A dominant performance in the distance events and relays led James Island to the Class AAAA state track and field championship on May 21.
Summerville’s baseball team has been considered among the best teams in the area all season. The Green Wave took the next step toward proving that point on Friday night.
Oceanside Collegiate’s Carson Baker, who plays No. 1 singles for the Landsharks, won the Class AAA individual state tennis championship.
The state playoff action for local baseball and softball teams was a mixed bag of success and defeat May 17 as some teams saw their 2021 season end while others remain alive in the postseason chase.
IRMO - Freshman Ella Stief scored the go-ahead goal and senior Valentina Mosquera added her second a few minutes later as Oceanside Collegiate claimed a 3-1 victory over Daniel for the Class AAA title on May 15. It was the first girls soccer championship in school history.
FLORENCE - Area high school boys tennis teams went 2 for 3 in their bid to capture state championships on Saturday at the Florence Tennis Center.
IRMO - Wando knows a thing or two about winning girls soccer championships. The Warriors came into Friday with 10 state championships to their credit but have not hoisted the trophy since 2014.
More than two dozen soccer players from the Charleston area were selected to the S.C. High School League all-state teams, led by multiple selections from Wando, James Island, Academic Magnet and Philip Simmons.
Four area high school girls soccer teams took the field on Monday night, looking to advance to the state finals this weekend. Three accomplished their goal.
COLUMBIA - Pinewood Prep girls soccer coach Gail Osborne remembers all too vividly the pain felt in her team’s back-to-back losses in the 2018 and 2019 SCISA Class AAA state championship games.
Somehow, someway there will be high school state championships decided over the next three weeks as the S.C. High School League and the S.C. Independent Schools Association hand out trophies at a rapid pace.
West Ashley High School has named Benjamin Snyder, a four-time conference coach of the year in North Carolina, as its next boys basketball coach.
Nai'Ryan Bookert's journey to The Citadel included living in group homes, a new foster family and 8-man football.
Porter-Gaud’s boys and girls lacrosse programs continued their dominance of the SCISA ranks, each winning state championships April 30 at John Singleton Field on their home campus.
COLUMBIA – The trip up Interstate 26 was not a good one for the Wando boys and girls lacrosse teams. Both had a chance to bring a state title home but came up empty in the Class AAAAA state championships.
Eight high school lacrosse teams from the Charleston area will be vying for state championships this weekend, with Wando, Bishop England and Porter-Gaud looking to sweep the boys and girls titles.
Three Charleston-area high schools recently announced new varsity coaching hires in football and basketball, with all three hired from within their schools.
Fort Dorchester’s Chandler Amaker earned high school All-America honors with a second-place finish in the 160-pound weight class at the national championship wrestling tournament in Virginia Beach, Va., over the weekend.
Porter-Gaud senior Mason Grant and Ashley Ridge senior Vanessa Blake are the Lowcountry high school basketball players of the year.
Chandler Amaker made the most of his final year of high school wrestling, despite the chaos and concerns that came with COVID-19.
The South Carolina High School League Executive Committee decided on dates and times for 2021 football championship games and passed several other proposals on April 21.
Former Carvers Bay High School head football coach and current Conway High School assistant football coach James “Nate” Thompson will be inducted into the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame on July 25.
If a new high school is going to start a lacrosse program, there are few better places in South Carolina to do so than in Mount Pleasant, a hotbed for the sport on the club level.
A coach at Berkeley High School was among the first to see something special in Brittany Young more than 20 years ago. Now Young is a head coach in Division I women's basketball at Austin Peay.