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 […]

Outdoorsmen in Southwest Asia

Outdoorsmen in Southwest Asia

By Jack Reece “These are the times that try men’s souls: The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman,” The American Crisis, Thomas Paine. Go by The National Wild […]

Spring Sports Report – 3/13/12

Spring Sports Report – 3/13/12

A roundup of last week’s results from area schools’ spring sporting events, including, Softball; Baseball; and Golf.   Softball Silver Bluff 19, Strom Thurmond 0 Karly Kinard was the winning pitcher for the Silver Bluff’s softball team on Monday with five strikeouts and one hit. Kinard also was 2-for-3. Silver Bluff’s Shatavia Douse was 2-for-2 […]

2012 Soccer Schedules for Area High Schools

2012 Soccer Schedules for Area High Schools

Soccer Schedules for the 2012 Season for Fox Creek High School, Ridge Spring-Monetta High School, and Strom Thurmond High School (Girls, and Boys–Junior Varsity, and Varsity).   Fox Creek High School 2012 Soccer Schedule 6-Mar Bamberg Ehrhart Away 5:30 9-Mar RSM Away 5:00 14-Mar Denmark Olar Away 5:30 19-Mar Blackville-Hilda Home 5:30 20-Mar Calhoun County […]

Pearson Places at S.C. Duck Calling Competition

Pearson Places at S.C. Duck Calling Competition

Submitted article. Dusty Pearson, from Trenton, is an avid outdoorsman to say the least but absolutely crazy about all-things duck hunting especially calling! He got “the fever” last duck season (2010-2011) piddling with Cheatham’s boys, Alex and Will, on several hunts. He saved his money and bought a couple calls last February. In March at the […]

Katelyn Rearden SCISA All-Star

Katelyn Rearden SCISA All-Star

Katelyn Rearden, Wardlaw Academy’s 1000-point contributor, has added another honor to her resume.  The Wardlaw Homecoming Queen was selected to play in the 2012 SCISA vs GISA All Star Basketball Game last weekend at Augusta Christian.  Katelyn started for the South Carolina team and scored eight points in the SCISA 83-67 victory.  She is one […]