Former Beaufort High standout Jeffrey Smyth had to hold off a few extra months for his sophomore season at Presbyterian College, but the Blue Hose defensive back is making it worth the wait.
Some student-athletes captivate a community with their incredible play on the field, and then some go beyond and inspire a whole new generation. Poona Ford has done both.
Poona Ford never heard his name called on draft day, but it didn't stop the Lowcountry legend from making a name for himself on the biggest stage. After three impressive seasons in Seattle, the former Hilton Head Island High and University of Texas defensive lineman cashed in on Tuesday, signing a lucrative two-year, incentive-laded contract with the Seahawks that reportedly could earn him up to $14 million.
On Friday night, the Lowcountry lost one of its greatest young people we’ve ever seen. I was coming back from covering Hilton Head High’s state championship basketball game when the news of this heartbreaking tragedy shocked me in every way.
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.
Colleton County High School will have a new football coach next fall after Coby Peeler resigned from the position last week.
Two Whale Branch senior gridiron stars earned major accolades this week from the South Carolina Football Coaches Association, as quarterback Jaylen Reeves and placekicker Henry Tome were named to the prestigious Palmetto Champions All-Star Football Team.
For a Class 1A program, Whale Branch Early College High School churns out far more than its fair share of college football players. Add two more to the list.
Three Beaufort High School student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent last week to begin their transition to college student-athletes.
As four May River High School student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent to play at the next level on Wednesday, each of them mentioned feeling at home at their next destination after leaving The Tank.