Poona Ford heads list of six inductees into HHIHS Athletics Hall of Fame

Six former Seahawk stars, including the only alumnus currently playing in the National Football League, will go into the Hilton Head Island High School Athletics Hall of Fame at halftime of the Seahawks’ first game on their new home turf Friday night.

🎧 LowcoSports Lowdown S3E3: Dee made the 53

LowcoSports.com's Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr discuss the latest local sports news from around the South Carolina Lowcountry in the LowcoSports Lowdown podcast. This week's episode includes updates on how COVID-19 protocols are impacting the high school sports schedule, another baseball player named Mlodzinski headed from Hilton Head High to the college ranks, and a tribute to legendary former Battery Creek wrestling coach Nathan Day. Plus, Whale Branch alum Dee Delaney joins us for the Lowco Sitdown just hours after making the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 53-man roster.

WRESTLING: HHIHS star Estrada places 2nd at 16U Nationals

Hilton Head High’s Zao Estrada, who made history when she placed third in the SCHSL State Championships last winter, added to her impressive resume last week with a runner-up finish at the U.S. Marine Corps Junior and 16U National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota. 

🎧 Lowco Sitdown: James Levy, HHIHS wrestling

LowcoSports.com's Wes Kerr catches up with state champion wrestler James Levy in the latest edition of the Lowco Sitdown podcast featuring extended interviews with key figures on the Lowco sports scene. Levy discusses his run to the Class 4A state title for Hilton Head High and his plans to continue his career at Wartburg College in Iowa.

🎧 LowcoSports Lowdown S2E30: Golf Takes Center Stage In The Lowco

LowcoSports.com's Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr discuss the biggest local sports news from the South Carolina Lowcountry, covering Beaufort, Jasper, and Colleton counties. Lowco golf writer Brian Rietveld drops in with an update on the local golf scene, including which high school programs are off to a good start, Jonathan Griz's quick start at the Azalea Invitational, and an exciting new addition at Palmetto Dunes. We also hear an excerpt from reigning RBC Heritage champion Webb Simpson from Thursday's virtual Media Day.

🎧 LowcoSports Lowdown, S2E29: Long Live DJ

LowcoSports.com's Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr discuss all the latest local sports news from the South Carolina Lowcountry in this week's episode of the LowcoSports Lowdown podcast. We have excerpts from interviews with pro golfer Bryson Nimmer and Bluffton High School football coach John Houpt, who helps us remember the life of Dwon (DJ) Fields Jr. This week's show also includes a recap of Hilton Head High's trip to the Class 4A boys basketball championship game, HHCA star Dior Shelton's college choice, a trio of state championship wrestlers from the Lowco, a May River High School graduate making major waves on the collegiate gymnastics scene, and a recap of the past week in USCB Sand Sharks athletics, and we name our team and athletes of the week.

HSWR: Three champs, 13 medalists from the Lowco at state wrestling

May River wrestlers claimed two individual state titles, and Hilton Head High’s James Levy claimed the gold he has long sought after two runner-up finishes Saturday at the SCHSL Wrestling Championships at Dreher High School. May River’s Eli Hall won his second consecutive state title, teammate Gabe Juarez joined him atop the podium, and Levy finally broke through in his third trip to the state finals to highlight a wildly successful day for Beaufort County wrestlers.

HSWR: 18 Lowco wrestlers punch tickets to state tournament

Nearly half of the Lowco area wrestlers who took the mat Saturday for the Class 4A and Class 3A Lower State qualifier meets are moving on to the state tournament. A total of 18 area wrestlers from five schools advanced to next Saturday’s SCHSL State Championships by placing in the top three in their weight classes at the Lower State qualifiers.

HSWR: Coveted spots in state tourney on the line for area wrestlers Saturday

A total of 40 Beaufort County wrestlers from five schools will try to earn their spot in the state tournament Saturday at the Class 4A and 3A Lower State qualifiers.