There will be some new faces on the sidelines at Battery Creek this season. The Dolphins had a busy offseason, as athletics director Sarah Hayes has announced six coaching staff changes for the 2021-22 school year.
Beaufort’s Michael Dickson reached the finals of the 110-meter hurdles Saturday night at the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., but he finished sixth, failing to make the U.S. Olympic Team.
It was just over a year ago when Tori Herman received the unthinkable news. Her senior season of track and her high school sports career were suddenly all wiped away. But the heartbreak only fueled her as the Hilton Head Seahawk became a Kentucky Wildcat. Just a handful of months later, she etched herself in the school’s record books and punched her ticket to the mecca of track and field in Oregon to compete for a national title.
LowcoSports.com's Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr discuss the latest local sports news from around the South Carolina Lowcountry each week on the LowcoSports Lowdown podcast. In this week's episode, JJ and Wes wrap up the high school baseball and softball playoffs, share news from USCB softball and track, shoutout a former Hilton Head Seahawk headed to the NCAA Track & Field Championships, and much more. Plus, LPGA legend Rosie Jones stops by to discuss how she brought a field of her peers to Moss Creek for a one-day event coming up on Friday.
In just her freshman year of college, Tori Herman has earned herself a spot on the national stage. The Kentucky sensation and former Hilton Head Seahawk rewrote the Wildcat record books Saturday, setting a program-best mark in the 1500 meters and qualifying for the NCAA Championships in June.
Led by stellar All-American performances from Iyana McKeever and Shamar Deacon, the USCB men's and women’s outdoor track teams impressed at the NAIA Championships from Wednesday through Friday at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
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.
The Whale Branch girls finished second, the boys were fourth, and the Warriors brought home four gold medals from the SCHSL Class 1A Track & Field Championships on Saturday at Lower Richland High School.
Battery Creek’s girls finished seventh and state discus champion Michael Martello led the Dolphin boys to a ninth-place finish in the SCHSL Class 3A Track & Field Championships on Friday at Lower Richland High School.
May River’s boys finished sixth and the Sharks placed eighth in the girls standings to lead the local contingent at the SCHSL Class 4A Track & Field Championships on Friday at Spring Valley High School.