August 27, 2010 RSS feed / Sports

Highlander Jamboree kicks off SCISA football season

The Hammond Skyhawks are the four–time defending state champion. The Cardinal Newman Cardinals are coming off a one–win season, but both schools made football look easy in the Highlander Jamboree at Heathwood Hall Friday, August 20. More...

Falcons fly in opener

On the sideline before the game Friday August 20, defensive coordinator Matt McCormick approached coach Dean Howell with an unusual suggestion. He thought it might be better if A.C. More...

Communication key for a.C. flora

The A.C. Flora volleyball team will pin its hopes on promising youngsters this season. More...

Vikings looking to climb the ranks

With several experienced college prospect players on its squad, Spring Valley’s volleyball team is looking to rank as a top contender in its new region, as it joins the likes of Irmo, Lugoff–Elgin, and Dutch Fork. More...

Cavaliers continue to build

One year into the major rebuilding project that is the Richland Northeast High School girls volleyball program, coach Jessica Decker can point to some signs of success.   More...

Blue Devils are young but talented

On the youngest volleyball team in coach Pam deLoach’s recent memory, it only makes sense that the two building blocks for Dreher High School will be sophomores. More...

State champ Busbee leads falcon swimming

The A.C. Flora boys’ team would like to be ungracious hosts.   The Falcons are the designated host team for this year’s Class 3A swim meet at the University of South Carolina. More...

Hammond 2010 Roster

1. Braden Shockley 2. Beach Corontzes 3. Kyle Grant 4. Jake Ayers 5. Joey DeAngelis 6. John Allen Babson 8. Harris Pharr 9. Logan Smith 11. Luke Chappell 12. Jake Nidiffer 14. Dave Nidiffer 15. David Tucker 17. Les Cotter 19. Fernando Posada 20. More...

Dreher girls’ golf on the recruiting trail

Second–year coach Cecilia Fournil and the members of the Dreher High School girls’ golf team are in the midst of a full–blown recruiting push. More...

falcon girls’ golf sets sites on a state title

Two years ago, the A.C. Flora girls’ golf team finished third in the Class 3A state tournament. More...

new players stepping up for hammond

Second–year Hammond tennis coach Bernie McGuire is hoping to improve on a 5–7 finish and a third–place finish in the region after losing his number one and number two players to graduation.   More...

Ben Lippen tennis on the rise

Ben Lippen head tennis coach Jennifer Laws returns four starters from a 2009 squad that finished the year 8–6 and concluded with a second round playoff loss to Porter Gaud.   More...

eagles hope for winning campaign

The 2010 Airport girls’ tennis team will be in a rebuilding mode after the loss of several starters from a 2009 team that finished 8–8 and did not make the playoffs.   More...

schools help Blue Devil swimming

Optimism is growing around the Dreher High School swim team. More...

Cavaliers run over Dreher with 384 yards rushing

During the off–season, Richland Northeast head football coach Jay Frye changed his offense to a run oriented attack. Friday night, August 20, that running game ran all over Dreher on the way to a 54–7 dismantling of the Blue Devils. More...

Airport volleyball expectations soar

Expectations are high for the 2010 Airport volleyball team. Head coach Jessica Kerbs returns ten players from a team that finished 12–9 but lost to Bluffton in the second round of the playoffs in 2009. More...

Bennefield takes over falcon volleyball

For Peggy Benefield, 2010 marks the first year she will be the volleyball coach for the Ben Lippen Falcons, but she’s not new to volleyball. More...

Cardinal volleyball reloads

Bob Watson enters the volleyball season for Cardinal Newman having to replace three key seniors including reigning player of the year Denise Jeanmougin and defensive specialist Nazley Wilson. More...

Hammond volleyball on quest for state title

With strong, experienced hitters and a new solid defensive specialist, the Hammond Skyhawk volleyball program is looking to take its quest for a state title to the next level. More...

State qualifiers dominate a.C. flora girls’ swimming roster

With a squad dominated by past state qualifiers, the A.C. Flora girls’ swim team could almost run itself this year. More...

B–C swimming getting deeper

Last year was a tough season for the Brookland– Cayce swimming team. With only 16 swimmers, it was hard for the Bearcats to remain competitive, as they ended the year winless. More...

Hammond dynasty still building one game at a time

Can the Hammond Skyhawks gear up to make the drive for five, that is, their fifth straight state championship in a row? More...

high hopes for falcon cross country

Entering the 2010 season, Ben Lippen coach George Johnson has mixed expectations for his cross country teams that finished in the top four in the state. More...

a.C. flora cross–country is young but plentiful

Young is the primary adjective for the A.C. Flora High School cross country teams this year. More...

falcons ready to make another run

For the A.C. Flora girls’ tennis team, the path to the state final leads to the net.   More...

Dreher tennis closing the gap

The members of the Dreher girls tennis team hope another year of experience and development will help them close the gap on state tournament teams Brookland–Cayce, Chapin, and A.C. More...

Cavalier cross country youth trains for success in a loaded region

Faced with the prospect of a young team, Richland Northeast cross country coach Ginger Belka changed the offseason conditioning program. More...