Sports

A Reflection of The Lower State Football Champion Baptist Hill Bobcats

Baptist Hill High School has always maintained a low profile in the sports arena even though they are the Regional Lower State Football champions.  Prior to this accomplishment, they were the Regional 4A football Champions.  On November 24, 2017, the team defended their title for the Lower State Championship and the rest is history.  The…

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Future Champions Boxing Club Represents Lowcountry Well at Silver Gloves Regionals

Future Champions Boxing Club boxers, coached by Gerard Norton, participated in the the Silver Gloves Regionals Championship, held January 3-6 in Fort Washington, Maryland. Jaden Shepherd will be advancing to the Nationals held in Independence, Missouri on January 31st through February 4th. She is now Regional Champion of the following states which is Region 3: DC/Maryland, Florida,…

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Ebony City Soccer Club Ends Year Just Kickin’ It As Usual

By Barney Blakeney Ebony City Soccer Club, better known as the Lil Peles, this year completed 36 years in existence as one of the oldest youth soccer programs in the state. The club in 2017 continued to provide youth an alternative to traditional sports activities like football, basketball and baseball. Again this year the program…

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Future Champions Boxing Club Fighters Advance to Silver Gloves Regional Championship Round

Newly-formed boxing gym Future Champions Boxing Club (FCBC), located at 22 Mary Street downtown Charleston, is already making noise in the ring. Two of FCBC’s boxers have advanced to the Silver Gloves Regional Championships in Fort Washington, Maryland, which takes place January 5-7, 2018. 14-year old JaDen Sheppard (right – Girl’s class) and 9-year old Jaquez Washington…

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Brandon Parker, De’Arius Christmas, Amir Hall Lead 2017 BOXTOROW College Football All-America Team

(boxtorow.com) North Carolina A&T offensive left tackle Brandon Parker was the top vote getter and is one of 29 players selected to the 11th annual BOXTOROW All-America Team.  BOXTOROW has administered the All-America team since 2007 and the voters are comprised of media members from around the nation that cover HBCU football. Parker was named MEAC…

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Despite Title Game Loss, Baptist Hill Proud of Historic Season

Staff Reports – You can’t win ‘em all, but they damn sure tried. Entering Friday night’s Class A Title Game, Baptist Hill was riding a five-game winning streak before falling to Lamar 74-46 at Charles W. Johnson Stadium in Columbia, ending their season with an overall record of 11-2. It was the first-ever appearance in…

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