Softball Championship Game 1 Postponed

The first game of the SCISA Class A Softball State Championship, scheduled for Wardlaw Academy today, Monday 14 May, has been postponed.  Game 1 will be played Tuesday, 15 May at Wardlaw Academy starting at 6:00 p.m.    

A Bouquet of Cerebral Rebels

A Bouquet of Cerebral Rebels

By Jack Reece I have made peace with myself in regard to the matter of my being very much out of place in a rose garden.  But you need to know that I really enjoyed being the troll last Tuesday morning at a gathering of learned Rebel juniors especially since they were all beautiful young ladies.  […]

Lady Patriots to Play for State Championship

Lady Patriots to Play for State Championship

The Wardlaw Academy Softball Team defeated Clarendon Hall and Jefferson Davis Academy over the weekend sending the Lady Patriots into the State Championship Series against Clarendon Hall starting Monday, May 14th at 6:00 p.m. The first of the three game series will be played at Wardlaw Academy followed by a trip to Clarendon Hall for […]

Rebels End Season

Rebels End Season

On Wednesday, May 9, the Strom Thurmond High Rebels lost to Palmetto High for the second time in the Upper State Baseball  play-offs by a score of 3-2.  The Rebels scored in the first and third innings, with both runs by Zach Green, to lead 2-0, but Palmetto tied in the fifth inning and won […]

Rebels Win

Rebels Win

The Strom Thurmond Rebels baseball team kept their march to a championship alive Monday night at Pendleton. Rebel pitcher Marquez Mathis secured his seventh win of the season as the Thurmond team defeated Pendleton 4 to 3 sending the Rebels to another “do or die” game against Palmetto on the road Wednesday.  Palmetto High School […]

STHS Headed to Pendleton for Must Win Game

STHS Headed to Pendleton for Must Win Game

A loss to Palmetto last Saturday night sends the Rebel baseball team to Pendleton Monday for a must win game in the AA Upper State Playoff Finals Bracket. The Mustangs were able to push six runs across the plate while holding the Rebels scoreless in the first round of the championship bracket. Palmetto will meet […]

Rebels Making Deep Run In 2A State Playoffs

Rebels Making Deep Run In 2A State Playoffs

It took most of six and one half hours to decide but when the final strike was rung up on Emerald by the Rebel reliever, #7 Tannor Byrd, all was right with the world.  Strom Thurmond’s baseballers defeated Emerald at about 11:30 Wednesday night sending them into a game this Saturday at home against an […]

Erudite Rebels

Erudite Rebels

By Jack Reece The best thing about this business is getting to meet really special people.  As is the case throughout our society some of the really special people represent the best attributes of mankind and others the worse.  Last week I had the opportunity to visit with some of the best and now look […]

Patriots Do It Again!

Patriots Do It Again!

The Wardlaw Academy Golf Team won a second State Championship in as many years this week at Myrtle Beach.  The Patriots led the first day with a 24 stroke lead and never looked back as they completed the tournament 53 strokes ahead of the number two team Laurens.  Wardlaw individual scores for the tournament were:  […]

Spring Sports Report 4/24/12

Spring Sports Report 4/24/12

  A roundup of last week’s results from area schools’ spring sporting events. —  Baseball RS-M 16,  H-K-T 0 Ridge Spring-Monetta’s Sam Bedenbaugh took the mound against Hunter-Kinard-Tyler last week and flung a no-hitter.  Sam struck out 11 HKTers and added to the team effort by going two fro three from the plate and scoring […]