ECYSA Ends Spring Season with Tournament

ECYSA Ends Spring Season with Tournament

The Edgefield County Youth Soccer Association ended yet another exciting season, Saturday, May 17, with their traditional end-of-season tournament. This year’s spring season saw over a hundred area children participate within the three age divisional levels; 3-5 division, 6-8 division, and 9-12 division. Season winners in each of the two upper divisions also went on […]

NWTF Announces Winner of 2014 National Scholarship

NWTF Announces Winner of 2014 National Scholarship

  Mallory Spring of East Fultonham, Ohio, was recognized at her high school awards ceremony as the recipient of the National Wild Turkey Federation’s (NWTF) 2014 National Scholarship sponsored by Mossy Oak, surprising both her and a crowd of her peers. The $10,000 scholarship will help Spring pursue a degree in wildlife biology and natural […]

Landowners Learned Techniques of Improving Quail Habitat

Landowners Learned Techniques of Improving Quail Habitat

Quail populations have declined significantly in South Carolina and across the Southeast, but an ongoing project of the state natural resources agency may help stabilize numbers of the bird often referred to as the “Prince of Gamebirds.” Wild quail management seminars, conducted by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Small Game Program and other partners, […]

Laws are Strict on Taking Wild Turkey Eggs and Releasing Pen-Raised Turkeys

Laws are Strict on Taking Wild Turkey Eggs and Releasing Pen-Raised Turkeys

Frequently during the spring wild turkey nesting season the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is contacted concerning wild turkey nests that appear to be abandoned. These inquiries often involve concern for the welfare of the nest and eggs along with a desire to take the eggs and attempt to hatch them, said Charles Ruth, […]

Antwaun Hillary Named Rebel Head Football Coach

Antwaun Hillary Named Rebel Head Football Coach

The Edgefield County School District has selected Coach Antwaun Hillary as Head Football Coach of the Strom Thurmond High School Rebel Football Program.  Head Coach Hillary is filling the position recently vacated by the retiring head coach Lee Sawyer.  His most recent coaching assignment has been as Offensive Coordinator for the highly regarded Rebel Football […]

Youth Enjoy Weekend of Turkey Hunting and Education

Youth Enjoy Weekend of Turkey Hunting and Education

David Wamer, NWTF Georgia save the hunt coordinator, worked with refuge staff and volunteers from eight chapters in Georgia and South Carolina, to create a weekend of wildlife and conservation education, paired with firearm safety and hunting. The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge recently hosted youth hunters for the first […]

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