NFL: HHI’s Poona Ford signs lucrative two-year extension with Seahawks

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.

WES’s WISDOM: It’s up to us to make sure DJ’s loss sparks lasting change

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.

“One Lowco” t-shirts fundraiser to benefit the families of DJ Fields and EJ Graham

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.

HSFB: WB stars Reeves, Tome named to Palmetto Champions All-Star Team

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.