Oceanside Collegiate and Bishop England put on a battle to the end at the Class AAA state golf championship at Bulls Bay Golf Club in Awendaw on May 17.
May 14 was a huge day for Lowcountry high school teams competing in the final stages of the state playoffs. Championships in soccer were decided in both the SCHSL and SCISA ranks, while area baseball and softball teams continued in the Lower State championship phase of their postseason.
COLUMBIA - A pair of defending state champions went back-to-back in titles on May 13 at the SCHSL state soccer championships at Irmo High School. And neither team left much doubt.
Seven Lowcountry high school baseball teams began play in the Lower State final four bracket on May 12 with mixed first-round results.
As the state’s top-ranked baseball team in Class AAA all season, Oceanside Collegiate played under pressure with a target on their backs all season.
Seven states have so far approved the NIL deals for high school athletes. Other states, such as Ohio, continue to debate whether NILs would sully high school sports. That debate hasn't really begun in South Carolina yet, but S.C. High School League commissioner Jerome Singleton knows it's coming.
FLORENCE – Two of the three Lowcountry high school boys tennis teams that played for state championships on May 7 came away with the top prize at the Floyd Tennis Center.
For the first time since 2016, both the boys and girls track and field teams from Porter-Gaud claimed SCISA Class AAA state titles in the same year.
The top lacrosse program in SCISA made another strong statement as both the boys and girls teams from Porter-Gaud captured state championships on May 6.
The boys tennis teams from Wando, Oceanside and Philip Simmons will play for S.C. High School League state championships this weekend in Florence.
The 2022 SCISA state lacrosse championships have a familiar look with the Porter-Gaud boys and girls back in the championship games to be played at Porter-Gaud on March 6.
Wando High School grad Kaleb Jeness and his Ball State volleyball team are two wins away from a national title.
Burke High School has announced the hiring of Earl Brown Jr. as its next head football coach. It will be Brown’s second stint as head coach of the Bulldogs.
COLUMBIA - At the Class AAAA state lacrosse championships, one state champion, Bishop England, continued their long dominance of the state. Another, Lucy Beckham, is new to the title party.
COLUMBIA — Wando High’s boys and girls lacrosse teams finished the 2022 season as the best in Class AAAAA, each winning state championships on Saturday at Irmo High School.
Wando, Bishop England, Oceanside and Lucy Beckham high schools all have teams playing for lacrosse state championships in Columbia this weekend.
Three area high school girls lacrosse teams will play for state championships on Saturday at Irmo High, and two of those, Bishop England and Oceanside Collegiate, will play each other for the Class AAAA title at 5:30 p.m.
In a Lowcountry basketball season that saw a host of quality performers, three players stood out as the best of the best in 2021-22.
When JJ Peace talks about how hard he works to perfect his craft, it isn’t just talk. As they say, “the proof is in the pudding.” Or in the trophies.
Pinewood Prep junior soccer star Jessica Osborne recently returned from a nearly three-week stint in Poland where she played for England’s U-17 women’s national team in the UEFA Euro qualifying tournament.
The Trojans rolled past Ashley Ridge, 11-1, to finish 4-0 on the week. James Island, ranked third among the state's Class AAA teams, outscored four opponents, 43-8, and improved to 20-1 on the season.
The biggest and best high school track and field meet in South Carolina was held last weekend as Spring Valley High hosted the All-American Track Classic.
Though only in its second season of varsity competition, the Lucy Beckham boys lacrosse program is among the best in South Carolina and a state title contender in Class AAAA.
Jenna Walling, a senior at First Baptist School, is one of just a few female varsity baseball players on high school teams in South Carolina this spring.
Tessa Mudd, a senior at Charleston Collegiate School, won a national title at the Adidas National Indoor Pole Vault Championships held last weekend in Virginia Beach, Va., with a vault of 14 feet, 1 inch.
Marley Walker, a sophomore at James Island Charter High School, has Olympic dreams and her talents as a soccer player may lend her that opportunity someday.
At times, the first-annual Lowcountry high school basketball all-star games looked a lot like what you would see on a public court or in a backyard. But, the primary objective is to have fun and please the fans and area high school talent did just that on Saturday at the North Charleston Ath…
The Oceanside Collegiate Academy rugby program is having instant success at giving players a chance to play at the collegiate level.
AIKEN - It’s not often that a team can shoot 27 percent from the field and commit 23 turnovers and still manage to win a state championship game. Then again, when you play great defense like Military Magnet’s girls basketball team does, bad days offensively do not hurt as much.
AIKEN - One must learn to crawl before they walk. The girls basketball program at Summerville and the boys at Fort Dorchester began to crawl this season, each reaching the Class AAAAA state finals at USC Aiken’s Convocation Center on March 3.
The S.C. High School League state individual wrestling championships were contested last weekend at the Anderson Civic Center where eight Lowcountry grapplers won state titles
FLORENCE – Two area teams advanced to the Class AAA basketball Lower State finals on Feb. 28 in the Florence Civic Center. Both came up short in their bid to play for the state title.
SUMTER - The SCISA state basketball championships had plenty of Lowcountry flavor as four area teams played for state championships on Feb. 26 at the Sumter Civic Center.
The Loris girls varsity basketball team fell to Bishop England, 47-35, in the quarterfinals of the SCHSL AAA playoffs at Loris High School on Feb. 24.
More than 70 high school wrestlers from the Lowcountry have qualified for the S.C. High School League state individual championships to be held this weekend in Anderson.
Wando High Schools's Cecilia Ollis will attend West Point and play rugby for Army, and Oceanside Collegiate’s Roan Shawver has signed to play rugby at Queens University in Charlotte.
John Wohlscheid, a 17-year-old senior at James Island Charter High School, has turned his experience as a golf caddy into a four-year college scholarship.
The high school soccer season gets underway this weekend with 16 local teams participating in the 37th annual Mount Pleasant Rotary Soccer Jamboree on Feb. 13 at the North Charleston District Stadium.