Three area teams and two local players earned preseason recognition from the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association on Wednesday.
The ranks of the Lowcountry high school football teams still in the hunt for a state title shrunk considerably Friday, as five of the nine local teams who made the playoffs bowed out in the first round, and it could have been worse. Three of the four local winners prevailed by six points or fewer – and the six-point margin was in overtime.
Battery Creek erased most of a 25-point halftime deficit before falling 32-26 at Bishop England on Friday in the first round of the SCHSL Class 3A playoffs.
Area high school football statistical leaders through Week 11:
True confession: Every time I sit down to write this column I end up doing a horrible impersonation of Aaron Neville. Sometimes just in my head, sometimes out loud.
May River’s girls finished second and the boys third, and both Bluffton teams were fourth at the Class 3A Lower State cross country qualifier Saturday in Darlington.
Area high school football statistical leaders through Week 10:
Another road trip, another upset of a No. 1 seed for the Bluffton volleyball team.
The votes are in and … where the heck have all these John Paul II fans been all season?