LowcoSports.com’s Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr discuss the latest local sports news from around the South Carolina Lowcountry every week on the LowcoSports Lowdown podcast. This week’s episode includes news from the Tokyo Olympics, a Lowco baseball standout who has a new MLB home, USCB has found its new softball coach, Battery Creek has a stable of impressive new coaches, and a couple of Lowco golf stars put on great showings. Plus, Wes catches up with Lowco football stars Tyler Haley and Jackson Lanier, and the guys preview the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series.
A bronze medal was potentially in CJ Cummings’ grasp as he walked back to the stage for his final lift Wednesday in Tokyo. But this time, it wasn’t meant to be. The opening act in his Olympic career may have ended in disappointment, but his time in the spotlight is just getting started.
LowcoSports.com’s Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr are joined by Team Lowco contributor Brackin Lambert to discuss CJ Cummings’ Olympic debut in Tokyo. Lambert, who trains at The Foundry and is a member of Team Beaufort, provides insight into the Beaufort native’s ninth-place finish in the men’s 73kg weightlifting competition and where he goes from here.
When we first heard CJ Cummings’ name nearly 10 years ago, we knew that one day he had the potential to become an American hero. Now, his moment has arrived. In just a few days, the hometown kid from Beaufort will take his shot at Olympic stardom and U.S. weighlifting immortality. But his career and his incredible journey to the global stage in Tokyo almost never happened.
The Lowco was well-represented during the USA Weightlifting National Championship this week in Detroit, as Team Beaufort Weightlifting members CJ Cummings, Marr-Khie Desvarieux, Ian Graham and Dade Stanley took home medals in their respective weight classes. Cummings claimed his first senior National Championship while Stanley won the Junior National Championship.
LowcoSports.com’s Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr discuss the latest local sports news from around the South Carolina Lowcountry every week on the LowcoSports Lowdown podcast. JJ and Wes update you on the latest news from the high school baseball and softball playoffs, one of the Lowco’s own who has been named to the U.S. Olympic Team, and USCB baseball’s run in the NAIA National Championship Opening Round, and much more. Plus, golf writer Brian Rietveld stops by to chat about the latest golf news from around the Lowco.
LowcoSports.com’s Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr discuss the latest local sports news from the South Carolina Lowcountry in a new episode of the LowcoSports Lowdown podcast. We recap the RBC Heritage, check in on Beaufort’s own international weightlifting superstar CJ Cummings, and break down USCB’s move to NCAA Division II and USC Salkehatchie women’s basketball’s run to the NJCAA Elite 8, among other topics. And we have an excerpt from our Lowco Sitdown interview with new Colleton County football coach Kris Howell, as well as our teams and players of the week.
Beaufort-based sports journalist Andrew Lawrence joins the Lowco Pod Squad of Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr to discuss sports news from the South Carolina Lowcountry and beyond. The crew talks about the latest news regarding the return to high school sports in South Carolina and discusses how the MLB, NBA, and other professional sports leagues are faring in their return to play. Andrew talks about the journey that brought him to Beaufort, his time at Sports Illustrated and his gig as a sports columnist for the Guardian UK, as well as stories he has written on local sports figures such as CJ Cummings and Ron Parker.