Local Florence Junior Teams and Track Club Athletes to Compete in State and National Championships This Weekend
The Florence Athletics Department is preparing for youth sports competitions on December 9th. The Florence Junior Football League's 8u and 10u teams will participate in the South Carolina Recreation & Parks Association Football State Championships at West Florence High School.
Watch Live: Darlington County High School Boys Basketball Games Today
• The games can be followed on the NFHS Network. • Wilson High School is playing against Darlington High School at 7:30 PM ET in Darlington, SC, in the 4A - Region 6 conference.
Tuesday's High School Basketball Roundup: West Florence, Darlington, Marion, and Other Teams Secure Wins
• In boys' high school basketball, West Florence beat Cardinal Newman with a score of 49 to 41, with Josh Gamble scoring 16 points for West Florence. • Other notable boys' games include Darlington's win over Central (71-37), Crestwood's victory over Manning (80-40), and Laurence Manning's defeat of Florence Christian (61-51).
Florence Flamingos baseball team up for sale
FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) — The Florence Flamingos baseball team is up for sale. Steve DeLay, owner of the Florence Flamingos and Macon Bacon in Georgia, announced that both teams are for sale on his LinkedIn page. “Macon and Florence are now successful franchises,” DeLay said in the post. “Built on solid fundamentals, great cities and […]
Trio of double-digit scorers pace Lady Raiders past Wilson
HAMLET — For the second time in as many nights, the defensive effort for the Richmond Senior High School girls’ basketball team paid dividends on Wednesday. Switching up venues and playing at the Ninth Grade Academy, the Lady Raiders benefitted from their press defense to defeat Wilson High School (Florence, S.C.).
South Florence 4-star defensive lineman Amare Adams commits to Clemson
South Florence High School junior defensive lineman Amare Adams, the No. 1 football recruit in South Carolina, committed to Clemson on Sunday. Adams, a 6-foot-3-inch, 290-pounder who is a 4-star recruit and No. 1 in the state, according to 247Sports Composite, chose Clemson over South Carolina, Georgia, Florida State, Alabama, Louisiana State and Tennessee.
Westside football's lightning-strike offense has finest moment in winning Class AAAA state title
ORANGEBURG – Plenty of time. And now it’s finally time. Westside’s lightning-strike offense didn’t need much on the clock at the end. Just two minutes or so to go 78...
PHOTOS: Westside vs South Florence
From this event are available at www.LarryGamble.com by clicking this link to the photos. Larry Gamble Photo Editor, HSSR Photos from the Daniel vs Camden SCHSL Class AAA State Title game on 12-2. Camden dug deep, stayed in the game, never gave up, and came from behind in the last minute to send this State Championship game into OT tied at 42. Both teams scored a TD in the first OT period. Daniel first and they made the PAT giving them a 49-42 lead. Next, Camden scored a TD in two plays bringing them to 48 points and down by one. Coach Rimpf elected to go for two points and end the game. QB Grayson White who had been very successful all night with a QB draw play but was stopped at the one yard line this time This guts and glory play meant defeat Camden, 49-48, in the most exciting of the five SCHSL Championship Games at SC State's Oliver Dawson Stadium in Orangeburg. High resolution prints and digital downloads from this event are available at www.LarryGamble.com by clicking this link to the photos.
Four-star DL, No. 1 recruit in South Carolina crystal balled to Clemson
A four-star defensive lineman recruit has been crystal balled to Clemson. Four 247Sports insiders have crystal balled four-star defensive lineman Amare Adams to commit to Clemson. Adams is the No. 12 defensive lineman prospect in the class of 2025 and the No. 1 overall recruit in South Carolina. He will announce his commitment on Sunday. The Florence, South Carolina, native holds 15 offers, including Alabama, Georgia, Florida State, South Carolina, LSU and Louisville. Clemson has four verbal commitments to its 2025 class: four-star running back Gideon Davidson, four-star offensive tackle Easton Ware, three-star quarterback Blake Hebert and three-star tight end Logan Brooking. Adams was spotted wearing Clemson gloves in his state championship game on Saturday. Something of interest, South Florence DL Amare Adams, ranked as the #1 player in South Carolina for the class of 2025, is rocking #Clemson gloves for his state title matchup vs. Westside. pic.twitter.com/46h083Ot4l — Chase Justice WYFF 4 (@ChaseJusticeTV) December 2, 2023 More Uncategorized!5 Clemson players to watch closely in South Carolina game
5 people inducted into Florence Hall of Fame
FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — There are five new inductees into the Florence Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame selection committee announced the names of the new inductees today at the Florence Center. All of the honorees were standout athletes at Florence schools. They include Kevin Lynn Allen, Billy...
Darlington Raceway helps to fight food insecurity with Blessings in a Backpack
DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — The Darlington Raceway partnered with Blessing in a Backpack on Monday to benefit the Hartsville Boys & Girls Club. Over 200 NASCAR drawstrings were filled with eight individually wrapped food items to help feed children who face food insecurities while not at school. We...
Bruins hang on to beat Irmo in 4A Lower State Championship
The defending Class 4A state champion South Florence Bruins built a 28-7 lead on the visiting Irmo Yellow Jackets in the Class 4A Lower State Championship game Friday, November 24 and held on to win 28-21. “They gave it everything they had for four quarters,” Irmo head coach Aaron Brand...
Lake City Gymnastics Relocated Due To Space Needs
WARSAW — Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for Lake City Gymnastics, 610 E. Bell Drive, Warsaw, on Friday, Dec. 8. David Swanson, owner with wife Adrea, said Lake City Gymnastics has been at the Bell Drive location since May. They were previously by Ruby Tuesday’s for about four years.
State’s top recruit set to reveal commitment. USC among his lead college choices
The Gamecocks “are recruiting me really hard.”
#STRecruiting Notebook 12-1
The state’s top prospect in the 2025 class DT Amare Adams (66 280) of South Florence is set to announce his college commitment sometime late Sunday afternoon or early evening. Adams plans to simply post his decision on social media. USC, Clemson, LSU, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida State and Georgia were the schools he named as his favorites when he put out his short list on July 11th. He went to games this season at USC, Clemson, Florida State, Alabama and Georgia. Adams has said little about his decision this seek. One observer at three of his practices this week, as he plays for a state championship Saturday afternoon, shared that he was wearing LSU gloves.
Give the Gift of Darlington Raceway this Holiday Season!
Greg speaks with Josh Harris, the Darlington Raceway President Elect, as we head toward the holidays and into 2024!. For all things Darlington Raceway, visit them online. Plus, stay up to date on their social media!. Holiday Ticket Packages:. Packages start at $100 for 2 tickets to the Goodyear 400;...
RARE DRAG RACING VIDEO - 1984 IHRA WINTERNATIONALS
Travel back in time with The Superchargers television show, where they bring coverage of the IHRA Winternationals in Darlington, SC. This was a transitional year for the Bristol, Tenn.-based sanctioning body as they had dropped Top Fuel from their lineup, choosing to make the Funny Cars and the Mountain Motor Pro Stocks the headliners. This video focuses primarily on the Funny Car division where you will see the legends in competition including Kenny Bernstein, Don Prudhomme, Tom McEwen, Mark Oswald and an up-and-coming John Force. It even features a freshly retired Frank Hawley with color commentary.
Three for the show: Westside, Daniel, CCES chase titles
Westside pursues the program’s first state crown since 1969 when the Rams face South Florence for the 4A title Saturday at noon at O.C. Dawson Bulldog Stadium on S.C. State’s campus in Orangeburg. No Westside team has even played for a state championship since 1987. Daniel will face Camden, again, on Saturday night in Orangeburg […]
Spring sports rules clinics
It is mandatory that all head coaches attend one of these clinics. Dates and sites are as follows:. WednesdayJanuary 17, 20246:00 pmFort Dorchester HS. WednesdayJanuary 17, 20246:00 pmFort Dorchester HS. Monday January 22, 20246:00 pmSCHSL Office. SOFTBALL. TuesdayJanuary 9, 20246:00 pmMauldin HS. WednesdayJanuary 10, 20246:00 pmWest Florence HS. WednesdayJanuary 17,...
Steve DeLay talks Macon Bacon, Florence Flamingos sale in LinkedIn update
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Steve DeLay, the owner of the Macon Bacon and Florence Flamingos, is clarifying details about the sale of his two collegiate summer baseball teams. In a LinkedIn video posted Monday, DeLay responded to questions about his decision to sell the teams and also spoke about...