Starting a high school football program from scratch is a daunting task under any circumstances. Doing it with no previous experience as a head coach makes it all the more challenging. And then there's COVID-19, which has completely disrupted every aspect of everyday life, including high sch…
Stall High School held a signing day for members of the football team and their families in which players and their parents pledged their time and effort to the football program.
Former First Baptist star receiver Sincere Brown, a freshman at South Florida, is set for his college debut against The Citadel on Saturday.
While 2020 has been a year of adapting to the new normal as the country copes with the COVID-19 pandemic, the old normal remains in place as it pertains to high school football in the Lowcountry.
The Charleston-area once again will be a hotbed for high school volleyball with the usual list of state contenders expected to remain the same.
Clemson has built one of the nation’s top football recruiting classes for 2021, but there’s more work to be done. The Tigers have addressed most of their needs but have yet to pull in a commitment for the secondary.
Fort Dorchester and Goose Creek are expected to be among the area's top football teams this season, which makes it no surprise that those programs have the most players on the preseason All-Lowcountry team.
Gene Sapakoff column: Sam Hartman started for Wake Forest as a freshman, lost his job last season to Jamie Newman and with Newman transferred to Georgia, is back in the Deacons' starting lineup and "excited" about facing No. 1 Clemson.
The S.C. High School League commissioner says schools must take seriously coronavirus guidelines if they want fans in the stands for football games.
High school football teams from Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties won nine state championships and featured three winners of the South Carolina Mr. Football Award over the past 10 years. Those teams also produced a handful of NFL linemen.
After shaking off some early rust, the First Baptist Hurricanes rolled to an impressive 47-26 road win at Thomas Heyward Academy in the season opener for both SCISA programs.
The S.C. High School League's plan for attendance at football games and other fall sports has been approved, spelling out protocols for spectators attending games during the coronavirus pandemic.
After months of debate and speculation about playing during the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 high school football season will kick off on Friday night with a 20-game slate of contests in the South Carolina Independent Schools Association (SCISA).
Charleston's Khris Middleton and his Milwaukee Bucks teammates boycotted an NBA playoff game on Wednesday to protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Bishop England graduate Blake Jeresaty transferred from Wofford to Illinois, only to see the Big Ten pull the plug on fall football.
The Citadel has added a Sept. 12 game at South Florida to its fall football schedule, athletic director Mike Capaccio said Thursday
South Carolina's 2019 Gatorade high school player of the year in football will miss the 2020 college season after being diagnosed with a heart condition traced to his COVID-19 infection.
In an unusual and touching gesture, a sticker on James Island Charter High School's football helmets will honor a coach from rival Wando, the late Bob Hayes.
Gene Sapakoff column: Daniel Brooks, a rising senior at Bishop England High School, has spent the summer growing (he's already 6-8, 245) and adding fire to his scary fastball (already 94 mph), which means he projects as an early-round prospect for the 2021 Major League Baseball draft
Athletes at Charleston County high school can return to campuses for preseason conditioning and workouts on Monday, the Charleston County School District announced Friday. Such workouts were suspended after one week in late June due to a spike in COVID-19 cases in the county.
Coaches and school officials are uncertain what it will mean for high school football in South Carolina if college football is canceled because of COVID-19.
The start date for high school football in South Carolina has been pushed back again as the High School League tries to navigate holding fall sports during the coronavirus pandemic.
Local coaches give their thoughts on the upcoming Aug. 10 SCHSL that will decide if fall and spring seasons are flipped.
Eighteen high school football teams from the Lowcountry have won at least one S.C. High School League state championship since 1980. Summerville leads the way with five titles, followed by Berkeley with four.
Middleton High School, which merged with St. Andrews to form West Ashley High, was the last Charleston County public school to win a state championship in football.
The 84th edition of the Shrine Bowl, set for Dec. 19 in Spartanburg, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Shrine Bowl's board of governors executive committee announced Friday.
Basketball coach Ronnie DuPre, a veteran of 33 years and 614 wins at West Ashley and James Island high schools, announced his retirement Thursday. DuPre, 61, said the challenges of teaching and coaching during the coronavirus pandemic this fall were more than he could take on at this point in his life.
High schools in Charleston and Dorchester school districts are still undecided on when football activities and other sports will resume.
Football coaches across Charleston and throughout the state are still waiting for specific answers about the 2020 season after a decision from the S.C. High School League to tentatively start practices next month.
A SC High School League appeals panel put off a vote on a plan to move the high school football season to January, leaving schools on track to start games on Sept. 11.
The SCHSL executive committee on Wednesday rejected a plan, proposed by Lexington Country School District 1 officials, that would have essentially flipped high school sports seasons, moving football to the spring.
As some parents and students call for South Carolina high schools to play fall sports as scheduled this year, the S.C. High School League will consider a proposal to flip fall and spring seasons, with football played from January to April in 2021.
Phil Kornblut recruiting column: South Carolina Gamecocks pick up a four-star commitment from George Wilson, a defensive end from Virginia Beach
Jim Baxter, a well-known recruiting analyst who has cover South Carolina high school sports for decades, has faced backlash after suggesting on Twitter that a Black teenager who criticized his Fourth of July post should "get the hell out of" the United States.
Baseball players from Summerville, Fort Dorchester and Ashley Ridge High School gathered on Friday afternoon to compete to see which senior would walk away as the Home Run Derby winner.
Rising cases of COVID-19 in South Carolina are endangering the high school fall sports season, including football, S.C. High School League commissioner Jerome Singleton said Thursday.
The Summerville Recreation Department is holding its inaugural Home Run Derby for high school seniors Friday at Gahagan Park.
A Richland County judge has ruled in favor of Bishop England High School, Oceanside Collegiate Academy and other private and charter schools in their lawsuit against the S.C. High School League.
West Ashley, Wando and other football teams in Charleston County returned to practice Monday with strong restrictions due to COVID-19.
Rock Hill High School principal Arthur “Ozzie” Ahl says he just wants a level athletic playing field for all schools in South Carolina.