T.J. Wright and Langston Rhodes each rushed for more than 100 yards as Cane Bay survived a sluggish start to beat Wando, 36-15, on Sept. 27.
DORCHESTER — The Woodland Wolverines picked up their first-ever win over Hanahan, holding off the Hawks, 42-35, in a battle of unbeaten high school football teams on Wednesday night.
Charleston-area high schools are moving up their football games with effects from Hurricane Ian looming later in the week.
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Oceanside quarterback Edward Reidenbach threw for 164 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score to lead the Landsharks past Sumter, 28-0, on Sept. 23 at Johnson Hagood Stadium.
GOOSE CREEK — Friday night’s game between long-time rivals Summerville and Goose Creek had very little defense. Both offenses went up and down the field all night long and Summerville won the contest, 56-30.
Daniel Stanley had 219 yards of total offense, ran for a touchdown, threw for another and added an interception in the fourth quarter to lead Aynor past Philip Simmons, 52-31, Friday night at Philip Simmons High School.
ST. STEPHEN —It was an eventful week for the Hanahan Hawks, but it ended about like it should have for the seventh-ranked team in Class AAA against a winless Class AA squad.
Hanahan High School football coach Art Craig will apparently not coach the Hawks when they play his former school, Timberland, on Sept. 16.
GOOSE CREEK — Say what you want about Stratford High School’s record in non-region play, but this much is certain: The Knights are not ducking anybody, including the top program in the state, Dutch Fork High School.
MOUNT PLEASANT — It took the Hanahan High offense more than a half to get going against undefeated Lucy Beckham, and even then there wasn’t much offense to speak of.
West Ashley running back William Washington rushed for 94 yards and scored one touchdown to lead the Wildcats past Berkeley, 26-0, Friday night before a rain-soaked crowd of about 2,000 at West Ashley High School.
If you had the football teams at West Ashley, Lucy Beckham and James Island as undefeated after three weeks of the 2022 high school season, congratulations. You win the jackpot.
Pinewood Prep soccer standout Jessica Osborne recently had her second experience at the international level, taking part in a four-day national training camp for England’s U18 national team.
James Island back-up quarterback Liam Nixon came off the bench to throw three touchdowns passes and James Maxwell rushed for 140 yards and 2 TDs to lead the Trojans.
ST. STEPHEN — Two rival Berkeley County football programs guided by first cousins went toe to toe Friday, and it was every bit the hard-hitting encounter that would be expected between Timberland and Cross high schools.
MONCKS CORNER — The 2022 Summerville High football team continued to flex some early season muscle on Friday night, improving to 2-0 with an impressive 38-6 win over longtime rival Berkeley at Bonner Stadium.
The area’s longest-running high school football rivalry will reignite on Friday night as Summerville visits Berkeley in one of the Lowcountry’s top matchups this week.
Despite heavy hearts, Academic Magnet boys cross country runners were inspired in last weekend’s Pinewood Prep Invitational to kick off the 2022 season.
MOUNT PLEASANT — The state’s top offensive line prospect for the class of 2023 is off the board. Oceanside Collegiate senior Monroe Freeling ended his recruiting process on Aug. 29, announcing a verbal commitment to the University of Georgia.
The Bengals (2-0) used a suffocating defense and Jack Well kicked two field goals to lead Lucy Beckham past Wando, 8-6, in the first varsity football matchup between the two Mount Pleasant schools Friday night before a standing-room-only crowd of nearly 10,000 at District 2 Stadium.
SUMMERVILLE – The season opener for Cane Bay and Ashley Ridge produced the typical theatrics their football matchups have become known for. As usual, it came down to the final few minutes.
NORTH CHARLESTON — Two teams coming off very successful 2021 football campaigns opened the season against each other on Friday night at Bagwell Stadium.
Nothing like good ol’ August weather to mess with a high school football season. For the second straight week, area high school teams will contend with Mother Nature as they seek to officially kick off their season on Friday night
MOUNT PLEASANT — The clock strikes 12:01 a.m. to the sounds of shrilling whistles, pounding feet and audible grunts as the Oceanside Landsharks kick off a midnight practice to open preparation for their 2022 football season.
They survived dengue fever, traveled by train to road games and shook hands with U.S. President Warren G. Harding.
GOOSE CREEK - As advertised, South Florence senior quarterback LaNorris Sellers put on a show to lead his Bruins to an impressive 53-9 win over Goose Creek on Aug. 20.
ST. STEPHEN - Openers test a high school football team’s ability to execute under pressure for the first time in a season. In its first game, Berkeley also had its mental toughness pushed.
Perennial state power Fort Dorchester is again the clear favorite to win the Region 7-AAAAA football championship, but the league seems to be getting stronger across the board.
While the Goose Creek Gators remain the team to beat, it is possible that other teams in Region 6-AAAAA could find a way to unseat the defending champions.
Already a pretty serious state title contender in Class AAA, the Oceanside Collegiate football program was dropped to Class AA last spring when the S.C. High School League announced its new two-year classification realignment.
Coach Marion Brown’s Baptist Hill Bobcats look to be the class of Region 8-A in high school football. As one of the top 10 Class A teams in the state every year, Baptist Hill is most often the pick to win the region championship, regardless of how the region is aligned.
The South Carolina Independent Schools Association will have a different look for the 2022 football season. The private-school league has added a fourth classification, and several schools that have fielded eight-man football programs in the past are venturing into the 11-man ranks.
Gene Sapakoff column: Many NFL, college and high school teams use extra-padded Guardian Caps in practice to reduce the risk of brain injury but old-fashioned thinking – and too much focus on fashion – might keep them off the field for games
Charleston-area high school football teams left out of the field of teams in two preseason jamborees on Friday night got a chance to showcase their talents on Saturday night at the first 1team1cause football showcase at Charleston Southern University’s Buccaneer Field.
After a two-year hiatus, 12 Charleston County high school football teams were able to take part in the CCSD Football Jamboree Aug. 12 at District 2 Stadium at Wando High School.
MONCKS CORNER - The Lowcountry high school football season officially kicked off on Friday night with two area jamborees involving 20 schools.
Gene Sapakoff column: Monroe Freeling of Oceanside Collegiate and Kam Pringle of Woodland High School are two of the top-rated high school offensive linemen in the country, and they also know where to find a good meal.
Sam Hartman, the former Oceanside Collegiate quarterback who led Wake Forest to the 2021 ACC Championship game, will be out for "an extended period of time" with a non-football medical condition, Wake Forest announced Aug. 10.