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.
North Charleston's Dixie Majors program captured its 19th state championship with a 1-0 victory over Spartanburg at Collins Park on Monday.
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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.
The Charleston County School District is suspending all high school athletic activities beginning Thursday.
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.
Charleston County high schools will return to on-campus sports activities on June 22, and the school district is offering free COVID-19 testing for student-athletes and coaches.
A Greenville County judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed against the S.C. High School League by Bishop England and Oceanside Collegiate Academy, among others, can move forward.
The S.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association has pushed back the date for the start of the second phase of its plan for a return to practices and workouts, citing a "significant bump" in the number of reported cases of COVID-19 in the state.
"We're out here, man," she says in a video of a protest march posted on social media. "Just trying to stay safe, and wishing for the best for my people."
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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 athletes and coaches gather for summer workouts in the coming weeks.
AAU Basketball has been all but canceled this summer due to the coronavirus. Several Lowcountry players were hoping to use the summer circuit to garner attention and earn college scholarships.
MOUNT PLEASANT — At one end of the football stadium at Wando High School, a huge American flag flew proudly against a darkening sky on Friday afternoon.
The S.C. High School League issued its return-to-play guidelines for high school sports on Thursday, but left up to school districts the question of when teams can begin summer workouts.
A letter from the department's civil rights office, a copy of which was obtained Thursday by The Associated Press, came in response to a complaint filed last year by several female track athletes who argued that two transgender female runners had an unfair physical advantage.
The S.C. High School League is asking for dismissal of a lawsuit filed earlier this month by Charleston-area schools Bishop England High School and Oceanside Collegiate Academy, among others.
The S.C. Independent Schools Association sent an email to member schools with guidelines for a return to sports practices amid the coronavirus pandemic for the state's private schools.
Andrew Glover, a member of the 2014 Wando basketball championship team, will be the head hoops coach at Lucy Beckham.
High school sports in South Carolina have been shut down since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the NFHS guidelines are intended as a road map of sorts as high school sports begin to open back up this summer and fall.
Bishop England High School and Oceanside Collegiate Academy are among a group of private and charter schools suing the S.C. High School League over recent rules changes passed by the league.
Coy Simon, a star tennis player at Philips Simmons High School, is ready for the next chapter of his life at Tennessee.
Last month, a parade of cars passed by the home of Wando High School athletic director Bob Hayes, celebrating his 60th birthday and wishing him well in his fight against cancer. On Monday, the Charleston County School Board took further action to honor Hayes, voting to name the field at District 2 football stadium at Wando after Hayes.
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Former Oceanside Collegiate pitcher Nick Hyde was off to a hot start as a freshman at Western Carolina. COVID-19 halted his season, but he still has four years of eligibility.
Former Wando star Harrison Smith was hoping his senior season at High Point would be dominant enough to get him drafted by a Major League Baseball team, but the coronavirus derailed that plan.
Lacrosse teams at Bishop England and Oceanside were looking to keep their state title runs going, but were derailed by the cancellation of spring sports announced on Wednesday.
Any hope for some semblance of a high school spring sports season was quashed Wednesday when the executive committee of the S.C. High School League voted 15-0 to cancel the remainder of the spring season.
High school soccer teams in Charleston are hoping for a chance to get back on the field after the season was halted because of the coronavirus.
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