Sports

NFL Season Marred By Controversy

By Bill Fletcher, Jr., NNPA Newswire Columnist I was thrilled that the Philadelphia Eagles defeated New England in Super Bowl LII. This season, however, I took a complete break from watching the NFL and, as a result, missed the game completely. While the coup de grace was the exiling of quarterback Colin Kaepernick by the…

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For the Love of Football

The Baptist Hill Bobcats had a very impressive season this year as a contender for the Lower State Championship after winning the Regional 4A Championship.  In spite of their loss to Lamar High School for the Lower State title, the team made history and more importantly gained accolades and support from the entire Hollywood Community. …

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2018 Carolinas Classic All-Star Basketball Games Scheduled For March 24

Hosted by the North Carolina Coaches Association and the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association, the 2018 Carolinas Classic All-Star Basketball Games are headed to Wilmington this March. The games are sponsored by House of Raeford Farms FLOCK, the non-profit arm of House of Raeford Farms, with all ticket sale proceeds benefitting the New Hanover Regional Medical Center…

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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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37th Annual Beach Ball Classic in Myrtle Beach to Feature the Nation’s Top Ranked Players

With the Beach Ball Classic just weeks away, excitement is at an all-time high. Basketball standouts RJ Barrett from Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida and Zion Williamson from Spartanburg Day in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the country’s No. 1 and No. 2 high school players, will be part of this year’s star-studded field. Barrett recently committed…

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