In our continuing summer series of position previews for the 2019 high school football season, this week we take a look running backs.
Michel Dukes of First Baptist and Katie Brooks of Bishop England are both headed to Clemson, but The Post and Courier's All-Lowcountry Athletes of the Year have very different ideas about what the next four years will look like.
Offensive lineman Jazston Turnetine of Hutchinson Junior College (Kan.) and Ellenwood, Ga., has given South Carolina an answer for its left tackle position for 2020 with his commitment to the Gamecocks on Sunday while on his official visit.
It’s never too early to talk high school football and the best place to start the conversation is by taking a look at the top returning quarterbacks.
South Carolina coach Will Muschamp set out this recruiting season to upgrade his team’s running back talent, and he got that done on Monday when MarShawn Lloyd released a video on Twitter announcing a commitment to the Gamecocks.
High school softball teams in the Charleston area didn't bring home any state championship trophies this spring, but 16 players from the Lowcountry earned all-state honors.
The battle for the Class AAA state baseball championship comes down to one game as two-time defending champion Bishop England takes on Crescent in Game 3 of the best-of-three series on Saturday at Lexington County stadium.
A play here, a hit there and who knows how the Class AA state baseball championship series between the Oceanside Collegiate Landsharks and Landrum Cardinals might have played out.
Not one, not two, but three in a row for the Dorchester Academy softball and baseball teams. Both programs nailed down a third consecutive Class A state championship with road wins on Tuesday night.
There was no struggle this time for Philip Simmons tennis star Coy Simon. The South's No. 1 boys 18 player easily captured the S.C. High School League AAA/AA/A individual championship on Tuesday in Columbia.
Now that all of the games have been played and champions crowned, it's time to recognize those soccer players who proved to be the best during the 2019 season.
Oceanside Collegiate’s baseball team suffered its first loss of the postseason and now needs two wins to secure the school’s first-ever state title.
Rick Reetz, who compiled a record of 71-47 in 10 years as head football coach at Porter-Gaud, has joined the coaching staff at James Island Charter High School as offensive coordinator.
Severe weather made for a long night in the Class AAAAA boys soccer state championship between Wando and J.L. Mann on Saturday night.
Bishop England and Woodland claimed girls state track and field titles on Saturday, while Military Magnet took the Class A boys championship at the S.C. High School League state meet at Spring Valley High School in Columbia.
Second-year school Philip Simmons won its first title in the SCHSL boys tennis Class AA final on Saturday in Columbia, while Bishop England defended its Class AAA title.
IRMO - In workmanlike fashion, the Bishop England girls soccer team easily captured its second straight Class AAA state championship with a 4-1 win over Powdersville on Saturday.
As the final seconds ticked off the clock in the Class AA boys soccer state championship game, Oceanside Collegiate senior Philip Siegwald immediately began to think about the one teammate who wasn’t on the field to celebrate the Landsharks’ 2-0 win over Southside Christian.
Academic Magnet distance runner Colin Baker will look to win another individual state title in the 3,200 meters during this weekend's state high school track and field in Columbia.
Now in his 46th season as a high school coach, Oceanside Collegiate baseball mentor Jerry Stoots admits he is having as much fun this season as he’s ever had in coaching.
Bishop England pitcher Geoffrey Gilbert tossed five innings of two-hit shutout baseball to lead the Bishops past Strom Thurmond and advance to the Class AAA state finals.
HANAHAN - Two-time defending Class AAA softball champion Hanahan High School kept alive its chance at another crowning moment with a 7-4 victory over visiting Aynor High School on Wednesday.
The Wando boys soccer team bested Dutch Fork on Tuesday and will now play J.L. Mann in the Class AAAAA championship on Saturday.
It took about a minute for the Oceanside Collegiate boys soccer team to make their statement against Woodland in Tuesday’s Class AA Lower State finals at Charleston Southern University.
Bishop England senior Geoffrey Gilbert has been named the Class AAA baseball player of the year by the S.C. Baseball Coaches Association, which also announced all-state teams in all classifications.
The SCHSL Lower State boys tennis finals posed no worries for Bishop England, Wando and Philip Simmons on Monday as all three local teams advanced to Saturday's state finals.
South Carolina was a recent offer to tight end Blake Smith of Dallas, and Wednesday the Gamecocks had an assistant coach on hand to watch his spring practice workout.
The visiting Hammond boys lacrosse team was late arriving for their SCISA state championship battle with Porter-Gaud on Friday, forcing the match to start about a half hour later than scheduled.
David versus Goliath. Rocky versus Apollo Creed. Cane Bay versus White Knoll. In the world of upsets, the latter was one of the biggest in recent years in Palmetto State softball.
The Porter-Gaud boys golf team finished as the state runner-up at the 2019 SCISA Class AAA golf tournament held earlier this week in Conway.
MOUNT PLEASANT - Kevin Wray may be a little young to fully understand the history behind the Wando-Irmo rivalry. The Warriors junior forward has heard the stories, though, and that’s plenty motivation.
Oceanside Collegiate won its first-ever district championship in baseball, beating Bamberg-Ehrhardt 1-0 to clinch the District V in Class AA on Monday night at Shipyard Park.
IRMO - Lowcountry high school lacrosse was on full display Saturday at Irmo High School with four area schools playing for S.C. High School League championships.
The Berkeley High School Bass Club is sending a team to the BASS High School National Championship for the second time in the club's five-year existence.
Bishop England and Oceanside Collegiate don't play each other during the regular season, but the two boys' lacrosse teams are building a rivalry through playoff competition.
At Oceanside Collegiate Academy in Mount Pleasant, teachers, coaches and students put an equal emphasis on athletics and academics. The school is seeing a payoff in both as it continues to grow in population.
For the first time since 1971, the high school football season in Charleston will not kick off with the Sertoma Classic.
The next four weeks will be the most important for high school teams as state championships for spring sports will be decided in a flurry of action through the middle of May.
Gene Sapakoff column: The Charleys debut was a big hit last year and The Post and Courier's annual awards show is back and packed with stars and fun for April 25.
Mount Pleasant native and former Wando High School catcher Nick Ciuffo has been called up to Tampa Bay for his second stint in Major League Baseball.
The Lowcountry’s reputation as a hotbed for high school soccer got another boost with the announcement of the rosters for the state’s two all-star events.
What began as a way for a few local high schools to spend their spring break on the diamond has blossomed into one of the country’s oldest and biggest spring break baseball tournaments.
Many of the best high school track and field athletes in the Lowcountry will compete Wednesday in the Tri-County Meet of Champions at Woodland High School.
Raelee Brabham remembers very little about the night her final season of high school softball ended almost before it started.