USC Salkehatchie women’s basketball roared into the championship game of the NJCAA Southeast A District tournament with a 91-73 home win over Bryant and Stratton on Thursday in Walterboro.
The job descriptions of a high school coach go far beyond collecting wins on the gridiron, field, or court. Sure, it's always important to build a winning team, but at the end of the day, it doesn't compare to the most important task: shaping and molding young men and women into extraordinary individuals for life.
After a legendary career leading Hilton Head Christian Academy to three straight SCISA basketball state championships, Dior Shelton is headed to the next level.
Each purchase of one of our new "One Lowco" t-shirts will result in a $10 donation to the families of Bluffton High School student-athletes Dwon (DJ) Fields Jr. and Edwin (EJ) Graham Jr., who were the victims of a drive-by shooting in March 2021. DJ was killed in the shooting, and EJ remains hospitalized and his family faces massive medical expenses.
It was a season for the ages that ended in brutal heartbreak. The stars were all aligned for Dunk Island’s ultimate glory, but South Pointe’s Quan Peterson found an extra gear when it mattered the most, willing his Stallions past Hilton Head High and overcoming an 11-point halftime deficit in the SCHSL 4A state championship game Saturday to stun the Seahawks 52-50.
In 2002, Chane Brown and Hilton Head High’s basketball squad embarked on a magical run to South Carolina’s elite eight. Now, 19 years later, Brown has brought the magic back. In just his second year as head coach of his alma mater, Brown has guided his Seahawks to the precipice of an unthinkable state championship.
After putting on a dazzling show this hoops season, 10 area players and two coaches were selected to participate in the 2021 SCISA North-South All-Star games on Saturday at Orangeburg Prep.
After an undefeated run through Region 7-4A, Hilton Head Island High’s boys cleaned up on the major basketball region awards. Second-year head coach Chane Brown was named coach of the year, and senior standout Will McCracken earned region player of the year honors.
Bluffton’s Tacoya Heyward and Beaufort High’s Layla Warren wowed their fans all season long, and the standout guard duo was rewarded last week by sharing the Region 7-4A’s highest individual honor.
Dunk Island is one win away from a legendary state championship. Hilton Head Island High’s senior duo of Will McCracken and Sam Summa combined for 30 points Monday, and the Seahawks vanquished Hartsville 55-42 in the SCHSL 4A Lower State final at James Island Charter High School to reach the program’s first-ever state title game.