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 […]

Local Hunter Harvests Four Turkeys at NWTF Event

Local Hunter Harvests Four Turkeys at NWTF Event

The NWTF Wheelin’ Sportsmen program’s SRS “Ultimate Turkey Hunt” proved to be aptly named. Twenty-nine hunters with disabilities, aided by guides and local volunteers, harvested 28 wild turkeys during morning hunts Friday and Saturday at the Savannah River Site. Each hunter was limited to two gobblers each day. “I’m happy. I think everything went well […]

Turkey Season in Full Swing

Turkey Season in Full Swing

How has your turkey season been thus far? Submit your pictures to news@edgefieldadvertiser.com and we may publish them here. Please include the hunter’s name and the bird’s details. —                                

Edgefield Native Is Part of Successful Programs

Edgefield Native Is Part of Successful Programs

Welvin Simpkins, a native of Edgefield, SC, has completed his 3rd year coaching at South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, SC. This was the 1st year he got a chance to coach the position he truly loves and the position that he excelled at the most while at Strom Thurmond; wide receiver. Previous years […]

Spring Sports Report – 4/11/12

Spring Sports Report – 4/11/12

A roundup of last week’s results from area schools’ spring sporting events. —- Baseball Fox Creek HS 5, Laurens Academy 1 Fox Creek roared into Sandlapper Tournament play last Saturday with a victory over Laurens Academy. Andrew Buist (4-1)  pitched the win for the Predators and  Quadre Castleberry stole three bases. Fox Creek 6, Barnwell […]

Spring Sports Report 3/29/12

Spring Sports Report 3/29/12

A roundup of last week’s results from area schools’ spring sporting events, including, Track & Field; Softball; Baseball; Soccer; and Golf. TRACK AND FIELD Boys Strom Thurmond finishes second in four way meet with South Aiken, Silver bluff and North Augusta. High jump — Raleigh Yeldell (ST) 6’2″ Girls Strom Thurmond finishes 4th in four […]