Poona Ford often reminds himself – and anyone else who is listening – that he has always been told he is too short to play defensive tackle.
Beaufort Academy is in the market for a new football coach. Former Beaufort High coach Mark Clifford might be a good fit.
It was a tough day for the offensive all-stars from the South Carolina Lowcountry, but the inaugural Blitz Border Bowl was a rousing success nonetheless.
The inaugural LowcoSports All-Lowcountry Football Team recognized the top high school football players from Beaufort and Jasper counties.
The star-studded rosters for the inaugural Blitz Border Bowl have been released, and Beaufort High and Bluffton lead the way with eight selections each for the Lowcountry all-stars.
High school football season ended earlier than usual in the Lowcountry this year, with no local teams advancing past the second round of the state playoffs, but you get another opportunity to fulfill your football fix this weekend.
Beaufort High School didn’t spend much time looking for its next football coach – and the Eagles didn’t have to look far, elevating defensive coordinator DeVonte Holloman to replace longtime coach Mark Clifford.
So many times Friday night, it seemed Thomas Heyward was one play away from punching its ticket to the SCISA Class 1A state championship game. But in the end, it was Pee Dee Academy that came up with the big plays when it needed them most.
Whale Branch’s playoff run ended with a 42-21 loss to visiting Batesburg-Leesville on Friday in the second round of the SCHSL Class 2A playoffs.
Bluffton’s season came to an end with a 48-21 loss to undefeated Gilbert in the second round of the SCHSL Class 3A playoffs Friday.