Start your weekend with a snapshot of sports in the Lowcountry and beyond viewed through the prism of an ongoing pandemic. The Lowco Pod Squad of Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr is joined by guest co-host Sean Rochester to discuss the Lowco hoops scene, the NBA "bubble," and the prospect of returning to high school sports — or not — this fall. Wes also has an interview with legendary Davidson College men's basketball coach Bob McKillop, so hoop heads will not want to miss this episode.
Local sports news is starting to pick up, and the Lowco Pod Squad is on top of it. Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr have updates on the timeline for returning to high school sports, as well as discussion of Bluffton golfer Bryson Nimmer's first professional victory and Beaufort 12-year-old Gavin Moore's impressive win in the 50-mile Cremator Ultra. Wes also interviews May River lacrosse star Brooks Van Esselstyn, who was picked for the UnderArmour Underclassmen Games next month.
All the buzz this week has been about the potential return to high school sports in South Carolina in the fall, and this week's episode of the LowcoSports Lowdown is no different. The Lowco Pod Squad of Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr is joined by intern Brooke Simons to discuss the push she and fellow Hilton Head Island High School student-athlete Sam Summa have made for their peers to lead the way in social distancing and wearing facial coverings in public in hopes of getting back to action this fall. Whale Branch AD Carlos Cave offers his perspective as a small-school AD, region president, Class A vice president, and member of the SCHSL executive committee. And Wes has interviews with Summa and Whale Branch basketball star Zhani Thompson.
The Lowco Pod Squad unveils the 2019-20 All-Lowco Basketball Teams presented by H2 Basketball in a special edition of the LowcoSports Lowdown. Beaufort Academy AD and longtime AAU hoops coach Nick Field joins Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr to break down the list of the top 30 boys and top 30 girls on the Lowco high school hoops scene.
The Lowco Pod Squad puts a bow on one of the more exciting — if unusual — tournaments in RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing history. Hear what champion Webb Simpson had to say after claiming the tartan jacket, as well as an interview with Hilton Head High's Miya Poplin, who was recently named the Gatorade South Carolina Girls Soccer Player of the Year.
The Lowco hits the big stage in this episode of the LowcoSports Lowdown. Wes Kerr catches up with Carmen Mlodzinski, the 31st overall pick in the Major League Baseball first-year player draft, about his landing spot with the Pittsburgh Pirates. RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing tournament director Steve Wilmot drops in to talk about the PGA Tour's stop on Hilton Head Island from June 18-21, and May River boys soccer coach Misael Garzon joins Wes and Justin Jarrett to discuss the Black Lives Matter protest he helped organize in Ridgeland.
In a special edition of the LowcoSports Lowdown podcast, Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr are joined by guest co-host Nick Field, athletics director at Beaufort Academy, to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and how area private schools are adjusting to new precautions as they return to workouts following the COVID-19 shutdown. Whale Branch senior Nick Pringle and Beaufort Academy senior Jayda Scheper also join the show for a forum discussing their involvement in organizing protests in Beaufort and their experiences as black student-athletes in the Lowcountry.
Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr get together for their weekly discussion of sports in the South Carolina Lowcountry. The Lowco Pod Squad talks about how they kept sports in their lives this week, runs down the latest local sports news, and catches up with MLB prospect and Hilton Head High alumnus Carmen Mlodzinski, HHIHS senior and Towson University lacrosse signee Will Frith, and Bluffton soccer standout and Newberry signee Uriel Zarracan.
The Lowco Pod Squad of Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr gets together for a weekly rundown of South Carolina Lowcountry sports news, discussion of how sports will look when we return from the COVID-19 shutdown, and which local sports team or figure is worthy of "The Last Dance" treatment. We have interviews with new Hilton Head High girls basketball coach Russell Raniszewski and Battery Creek hoops standout Amoni "AJ" Waring.
The original Lowco Pod Squad is reunited, as JJ and Wes set sail to talk South Carolina Lowcountry sports without Carlo, who has shoved off for the summer but will return in the fall. Another week, another high-profile hire, as Hilton Head High picked its girls basketball coach. Wes has an interview with Beaufort Academy standout Dawson Coleman, who has accepted a spot on the South Carolina Gamecock football team, and JJ has a conversation with new Battery Creek football coach Terrance Ashe.