It wasn’t quite the “normal” signing ceremony, but Hilton Head High found a creative way to honor eight student-athletes who formalized their college commitments in a unique signing celebration Thursday.
The decision that went from unthinkable to inevitable over the course of the past month became official Wednesday morning — there will be no more high school sports in South Carolina this school year.
Maxwell Davis was an avid runner long before he because a standout on the Beaufort High cross country and track teams, and he plans to keep running for years after his career with the Eagles comes to an end.
Beaufort High placed third in both the boys and girls team standings in a strong field at the Diamond Hornets Invitational at Lower Richland on Saturday.
Whale Branch led the local contingent at the Adidas Lowcountry Invitational on Saturday in Woodland, as the Warriors girls finished sixth and boys were eighth among 12 teams.
DJ Robinson was named the meet’s outstanding track athlete and May River’s relay teams had a big day Saturday, helping the Sharks finish third among 15 teams in the boys standings and sixth out of 18 in the girls ranks at the Sandlapper Classic at West Ashley.
Hilton Head High track and field opened its season Saturday at the CIU Rams Invitational in Columbia, where the girls finished fourth and boys were eighth among 13 teams.
BJ Payne calls sending players to the next level his “why” — the reason he has devoted his life to coaching high school football — and he got a big payoff in that department this year.
Jaslyn Joseph and Kadari Mitchell led the USCB indoor track & field team Friday at the Gamecock Opener in Columbia.
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