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Local high school football teams hit jamboree circuit

In South Carolina, the sign of football season is a little different than other states and areas. From high school football to college, and then the NFL, it's an event ...


Having grown up with a grandfather and father who were head coaches, the start of football season is almost 2nd nature for.

AC Flora leads way among Midlands teams in 2018-19 Carlisle Cup

A first-ever state title in girls' tennis topped a long list of athletic achievements earned last school year at A.C. Flora High School. The icing on the proverbial cake ...

Gilbert SC Woman Facing Child Sex Charges  FITSNews

A Lexington County, South Carolina woman is staring down multiple allegations of criminal sexual conduct with a minor. According to charges filed this month in ...

Blowfish fall 8-6 to Macon for 6th straight loss  Lexington County Chronicle

The luck of the Irish was not enough to help the Lexington County Blowfish snap its losing streak Thursday. The 8-6 loss to the playoff-bound Macon Bacon on ...

If voters say yes, here’s what each Lexington-area school would get in building plan  The State

Voters will give Lexington 1 a no or an OK in three weeks on a $365 million loan for school improvements and construction. This is how that money would pay for ...

Just peachy! A look at the Lexington County Peach Festival

GILBERT, SC (WOLO)– An annual event in the Midlands, the Lexington County Peach Festival in Gilbert is a 4th of July tradition. “Probably been attending every ...

Lexington Peach Festival celebrates Independence day with fruit and fireworks

GILBERT, SC (WOLO) — Get your appetite ready, because it is time for the Lexington County Peach Festival! The one-day family-friendly festival is an event ...

Another Lexington County high school student charged for shooting threats  The State

A Gilbert High School freshman was charged for making threats to shoot classmates and their families at school and on social media, according to the Lexington ...

Meet the Lexington 1 school board candidates  The State

Who is running for the Lexington 1 school board on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2018, in Lexington County South Carolina? Meet the candidates who will be on the ...

LOWER STATE CHAMPS! River Bluff, Gilbert advance to state wrestling finals  Lexington County Chronicle

Two Lexington County wrestling teams earned spots at Saturday's S.C. High School League state finals at Airport High School. Lexington School District One ...

Second-half defense lifts Lexington over Gilbert  The State

The Gilbert Indians and Lexington Wildcats matched up Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, for the first time ever. Here is the score and a game recap.

Recent Gilbert High grad killed in car crash

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WACH)-- A Leesville teen has been identified as the victim of a fatal car crash.According to Lexington County Coroner Margaret ...

Peach festival underway for 4th of July holiday

GILBERT, S.C. (WOLO) — A full day of fun will kick off tomorrow for the 4th of July holiday, as the Lexington County Peach Festival in Gilbert will be happening.

5 top Midlands high school football story lines — and our Week 3 predictions  The State

Anticipated Lexington-Gilbert matchup, Blythewood deals with loss of quarterback are among the things to watch for in Week 3 of high school football in the ...

How much your child’s school gets if voters OK $365M for Lexington-area schools  The State

Voters in Lexington District 1 will decide whether to foot a $365 million bill, which would be used to fund the construction of new schools and renovations at ...

River Bluff rushes past Gilbert for best start in school history  The State

Antonio Gantt and Braden Walker showed exactly why River Bluff is off to its best start in school history after a 42-30 victory over Gilbert Friday night. The duo ...

Two-QB system thriving for Gilbert football program  The State

Josh Strickland and Jy Tolen both having success in two-quarterback system for Gilbert High School football.

After fatal crash, Midlands teen's friends raise money for family. Here's how to help  The State

Timothy "TJ" Langfitt Jr. was killed in a car crash June 12, 2018, in Lexington County SC. His friends and teammates from the Gilbert High School wrestling team ...

A look at this next week’s Midlands spring break tournament schedules  The State

Tournament schedules for Bojangles Track Classic, plus SC Diamond Invitational, Forest Acres Classic, Sandlapper Classic and KRC Wooden Bat Invitiational ...

Tuesday’s Midlands High School scoreboard  The State

A look at results from Tuesday's spring break baseball, soccer and tournaments as well as first round of the SCHSL playoffs involving Midlands teams from April ...

HIGH SCHOOL GOLF - Gilbert wins 6th straight region title  Lexington County Chronicle

The Gilbert boys' golf team won the Region 5-3A tournament Tuesday at the Ponderosa Golf Club in Batesburg-Leesville. The Indians dominated with a score of ...

Gilbert looks to continue "Golden Age" in football -

Gilbert High School running back Colten Mason (27) is tackled by Red team members Shadarious Hair and Deandre Cook during the Red and White Spring ...

Arizona HS rivals helping elementary school principal fight cancer  USA TODAY High School Sports

Gilbert and Highland High Schools are rivals, but they're coming together to raise money for Chip Pettit, who was diagnosed with cancer.

Gilbert volleyball continues hot start with win  Lexington County Chronicle

The best start in seven years continued Monday for the Gilbert High School volleyball team.

Meet Lexington Middle School’s new principal  The State

The Lexington 1 School Board named Lexington Middle School's new principal: an academic dean from River Bluff High School who specialized in bringing ...

White Knoll, Gilbert, Batesburg-Leesville win Lower State Marching band titles  Lexington County Chronicle

The White Knoll Marching Timberwolves and Gilbert High School came away with a first-place finish in the 4A and 2A, respectively, divisions of the Lower State ...

Game 1 Friday Night Rivals: Gray Collegiate v Gilbert High

Game one of Sonic Friday Night Rivals takes place at Gilbert High school Friday.The Gilbert Indians will take on the Gray Collegiate War Eagles at 7:30 PM.

Blowfish to run "Lexington County Fair" as 2019 theme.  Lexington County Chronicle

The Coastal Plain League baseball franchise announced next season's plans during a "World Series Luncheon" in the Lexington County Stadium VIP room.

Little movement in this week’s SC Prep Media football poll  The State

Four Midlands teams Dutch Fork, Camden, Westwood and Gilbert ranked in this week's SC Prep Media Poll, released Sept. 18, 2018.

Parents planning to speak out on reported bullying at Gilbert schools  WIS

Parents with children who attend schools in Gilbert say that they are planning to discuss a major issue with district officials early next week.

Here's the replacement for Airport High principal who resigned after controversy  The State

Lexington Two School District announced new principals Wednesday, including a replacement for the Airport High School head who resigned after his ...

Manny Bright helps Gilbert hold off Dreher rally  The State

Gilbert High School football held off the host Dreher Blue Devils 48-34 behind four scores from Indians wide receiver Manny Bright.

Family remembers teen who died days after graduating

Columbia, S.C. (WACH) - The family of 18-year-old TJ Langfitt says he never knew a stranger.He was energetic, caring, bubbly, said Tim Langfitt, TJ's father.

MAGIC NUMBER 13: Lexington continues run of state titles in girls' golf  Lexington County Chronicle

The girls' golf dynasty at Lexington High School under head coach Brandon Smith added to its trophy case Tuesday.

SCHSL Playoffs: Three Georgetown County football programs competing tonight  South Strand news

The SCHSL High School football playoffs kickoff on Friday and three Georgetown County teams have punched their ticket to the tournament.

Community steps up to help Indian Land wrestling team pay for championship rings

INDIAN LAND, S.C. — The Indian Land High School wrestling team and its coaches are asking for the community's help to reward the state-winning athletes with ...

Veteran Gilbert High School football coach, athletic director to retire after 35-year career

A coach who has influenced student-athletes in South Carolina for nearly four decades is retiring at the end of the school year. Lexington One Superintendent ...

Community remembers teen killed in wreck just days after he graduated  WIS

The Gilbert community is a small one where most people seem to know their neighbors, so what happened to 18-year-old Timothy Robert "TJ" Langfitt Tuesday ...

Red Cross issues emergency call for blood, platelet donors after holidays

COLUMBIA, S.C. — After a donation shortfall over the winter holidays, American Red Cross has issued an emergency appeal for blood and platelet donors to ...

Bishop England baseball aims to repeat as state champs after Gilbert's 14 K, 1-hit outing  ABC NEWS 4

Bishop England's baseball team will start their journey toward a second consecutive state title Saturday when the Bishops take on Gilbert in game one of the ...


Saturday was a night of firsts for the Lexington County Blowfish.

Bishop England's Gilbert becomes first junior to win Gatorade Player of the Year  Moultrie News

Bishop England's Gilbert becomes first junior to win Gatorade Player of the Year.

Lexington 1 issues graduation ceremony schedule for 5 high schools -

Lexington County School District One will hold graduation ceremonies for its five high schools. The graduations take place at the University of South Carolina's ...

Education tops SC lawmakers' priority list for the upcoming session  Charleston Post Courier

Big changes are coming for South Carolina's schools — or at least, that's what will dominate debate in the legislative session that starts Tuesday, House and ...

SC teachers could get a raise as part of proposed tax hike on cigarettes  Myrtle Beach Sun News

S.C. smokers would pay more under a proposal to raise money to pay teachers more and curb teen smoking. A S.C. bill would increase the cigarette tax by 5 ...

Columbia-area graduations, plus what was happening when the class of 2018 was born  The State

While thousands of well-wishers will flock to high school and college graduations in the next couple of weeks, many Columbians will want to avoid the happy ...

A look at this week's Midlands Spring Break high school tournament schedules  The State

Schedules for Forest Acres Classic, SC Diamond Invitational and Nike Palmetto Cup and other tournaments going on in Midlands from April 2-8, 2018.

Sage Valley gives back with clinic for youth in area  The Augusta Chronicle

GRANITEVILLE — A day before the finest youth golfers in the world were to tee off in the first round of the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley, Sage Valley Golf ...

Mackenzie Ricard, James Manning to wed  The State

Mr. and Mrs. John Steven Ricard of Gilbert are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mackenzie Jean Ricard, to James Hampton Manning, ...

‘Right place ... right time’: Principal looks back on career at Hartsville High School  SCNow

HARTSVILLE, S.C. — Looking back over his 40 years as an educator, coach and administrator at Hartsville High School, Charlie Burry said his decision to retire ...

Royals Sign Utility Man Chris Owings to a One-Year Contract  KSAL

KANSAS CITY, MO (December 5, 2018) – The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has signed infielder/outfielder Chris Owings to a one-year ...

School threats lead to arrests throughout SC  The State

Even as Gov. Henry McMaster schedules a summit on school safety in the wake of the Florida shooting, the list of SC schools involved in incidents continues to ...

Barry Harley Will Join Batesburg-Leesville Staff

Barry Harley will be making a smooth transition from two full-time jobs to one.

Why Iowa's best girls’ golfer won’t be at the state tournament

Britta Snyder has LPGA dreams — and the skill to get there — while just a freshman in high school.

Soccer coach ends career at Irmo with 14th state championship  WIS

It was a storybook ending to the high school soccer season and the tenure of Phil Savitz as head coach of the Irmo Yellow Jackets Saturday night.

Shannon Ford Wiki: Meet the Gorgeous Red-Head on “Very Cavallari”  Earn The Necklace

Shannon Ford is known for her spunky and sarcastic attitude on the show. She is one of the cast members of the show Very Cavallari and is quickly being ...

Former Gamecock tabbed to lead Swansea High football

When they strap on their helmets this summer, the Swansea Tigers will have a new leader at the helm. Greg Wright is heading to Swansea from Columbia.

Pancakes defeat Bacon in rematch  Lexington County Chronicle

Another night, another streak ends at Lexington County Baseball Stadium. For the first time in four meetings, the Lexington County Blowfish defeated the Macon ...

Military music show for the holidays set for Koger Center  The State

Army band, high school choirs to perform Thursday at Koger Center holiday concert.

Can teachers with guns protect students? SC sounds off on school safety  The Herald

The massacre of 17 students and teachers at a Florida high school on Feb. 14, 2018, has prompted national discussion of arming teachers.

5 new things for Lexington County Blowfish baseball season  The State

Baseball isn't the only thing the Lexington County Blowfish will be celebrating this season. The team is gearing up for the Monday, Aug. 21 solar eclipse, one of ...

Glimmer of hope for those Arizona honors biology textbooks  MSNBC

This was supposed to be the day when the superintendent of public schools in Gilbert, Arizona, would present a plan (pdf) for redacting the kids' honors biology ...

Arizona Sports Awards Athletes of the Week

Each week, azcentral sports' Arizona Sports Awards, presented by Valley Chevy Dealers, honors a Male and Female Athlete of the Week, presented by ...

Leadership, dedication recognized at State 4-H Congress  Sumter Item

By Steven Bradley Media Relations Clemson University CLEMSON, South Carolina - Reflecting on the journey that led to her delivering the State Teen Council ...

Community Calendar  Williamson Daily News

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Arizona Car Week revs up with Barrett-Jackson, Russo and Steele and other collector car auctions  AZCentral

Arizona Car Week kicks off this weekend with Barrett-Jackson, Bonhams, Gooding & Company, RM Sotheby's, Russo and Steele, Silver Auctions and ...

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Locals win in USC’s most competitive scholar field  Greenville News

Laymon, Wells and Bridwell among incoming freshmen benefiting from program.

Chris Owings knows what perseverance looks like. It looks like his brother, Connor.  The Athletic

As always, Connor Owings' first thought was about baseball. He was still groggy as he came out of...

Conway High School students find opportunity in Future Farmers of America  Myhorrynews

By Denise Attaway. CLEMSON-The one word that kept resurfacing during the annual South Carolina Future Farmers of American Convention held at Clemson ...

Citadel baseball coach Tony Skole announces first recruiting class  Charleston Post Courier

New Citadel baseball coach Tony Skole has announced his first recruiting class, signing 12 players for the 2019 season, including 10 in-state signees.

South Carolina youth find opportunities in belonging to FFA  Clemson Newsstand

If there is one word that defines the FFA Organization, it is “opportunity.”

Super 25 State Boys Lacrosse Rankings - Week 5  USA TODAY High School Sports

Each week USA TODAY High School Sports will release Super 25 State Lacrosse Rankings provided by 3dRising. Rankings are based on results from the 2015 ...

Club sports provide access to recruiters, but are costly to families  Cronkite News

A club team practices on Reach 11's synthetic turf field. Reach 11 opens up the field during non-tournament season, which is between May and August. (Photo ...

Arizona Sports Awards High Achievers of the Week

Each week, azcentral sports' Arizona Sports Awards, presented by Valley Chevy Dealers, honors Athletes of the Week and a High Achiever of the Week.

Columbine's Legacy: More Than 50 School Attacks, Plots  ABC News

A months-long investigation by ABC News has identified at least 17 attacks and another 36 alleged plots or serious threats against schools since the assault on ...

Citadel Notes: Ex-Bulldog Tevin Floyd signs with NFL's Arizona Cardinals  Charleston Post Courier

Former Citadel linebacker Tevin Floyd's NFL dream is still alive.

In hubbub about Jacksonville schools name, here are some more quietly immortalized  Florida Times-Union

The name of one Duval County high school - Nathan B. Forrest High - has caused contention for years because its namesake was one of the first Ku Klux Klan ...

Gamecocks, Fireflies and Blowfish: Why Columbia loves its baseball teams  Charleston Post Courier

Columbia is a football town, right? Maybe not. Consider this: In 2016, USC's football team drew 538441 fans to home games at Williams-Brice Stadium.

One win away! Coastal Carolina tops Arizona to tie CWS finals  The State

Connor Owings' bloop RBI single sparked a three-run eighth inning, and Coastal Carolina beat Arizona 5-4 on Tuesday night to send the College World Series ...

#ThankATeacher Trending Before National Teacher Day On May 6th  CBS Local

(CBS SF) — If you can write an essay, thank a teacher. If you learned a second language, thank a teacher. If you know how to spell “receive,” thank a teacher.

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