Aiken Sports News

Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Aiken, SC
  • 12 hrs ago | via The Star 

    Local Results for May 3

    South Aiken continued its strong play with a blowout win over Ashley Ridge. The victory means the Thoroughbreds, the No.

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  • 14 hrs ago | via Myrtle Beach Online 

    Socastee baseball rebounds with win over West Ashley

    The Braves pounded out a season-high 14 hits, and starter Dylan Thompson tossed five quality innings as Socastee cruised to a 12-2 win over West Ashley in six innings in the Class AAAA, District VIII playoffs. "I haven't been hitting real good so I worked on it," said Buck Bacot, who went 3-for-4 with an RBI and run scored.

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  • 17 hrs ago | via The Star 

    Heath homers, North Augusta advances

    Karly Heath is use to having to do big things with her right arm, but Saturday afternoon the freshman pitcher also used her bat to lift her team to a 4-2 victory over Ashley Ridge in the Class AAAA state playoffs as she knocked a three-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning, giving her team the victory. “We played very tight for the first part of the game.

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  • Wednesday Apr 29 | via The Star 

    Local Results for April 30

    The Aiken High School girls' soccer team closed a tough season on a high note Wednesday, defeating Region 5-AAA rival Midland Valley 4-1. The Hornets' top scorer had another big game as Kelsee Sapp recorded a hat trick in the victory.

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  • Tuesday Apr 28 | via The Aiken Standard 

    Lady Jackets set to start playoff run

    Star File Photo North Augusta catcher Grace Wallace, far right, trots into home to celebrate with teammates after hitting a home run. Staff photo by Bill Bengtson Caroline Cockrell fires a pitch for North Augusta in her squad's win over South Aiken in softball.

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  • Tuesday Apr 28 | via The Star 

    Jackets season ends short

    Staff Photo by Scott Rodgers North Augusta pitcher Joe Burgess takes the ball from first baseman Ben Carter and third baseman Mitch Barefield at the start of the inning against River Bluff. The Jackets stumbled down the stretch and now their season is over.

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  • Monday Apr 27 | via The Star 

    South Aiken cruises past Aiken in regular season finale

    A cross-town rivalry game offered plenty of hits but not much suspense Monday evening, with South Aiken High School battering Aiken to the tune of 11-0 in varsity baseball, doing most of the damage in the second inning. The Thoroughbreds, playing on their home turf, were quiet in the first frame but banged out eight runs in the second and cruised from there, in a game that was shortened by the mercy rule after five innings.

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  • Saturday Apr 25 | via The Star 

    Local Results for April 16

    Trailing 3-0 and facing the possibility of missing the postseason, South Aiken rallied to score eight runs in the seventh inning for a 8-5 victory over North Augusta on Friday night. The win earned them a spot in the Class AAAA playoffs.

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  • Friday Apr 24 | via The Star 

    Local Results for April 25

    The North Augusta High School softball team dominated Region 5-AAAA rival Irmo Friday, winning 14-0 in a game that was stopped after five innings because of the mercy rule. Karly Heath recorded five strikeouts as she tossed a one-hit shutout and was boosted by a big performance from her battery mate Grace Wallace.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via The Star 

    Local Results for April 23

    Submitted photo Aiken High softball players and seniors, from left, Mesha Dunbar, Erin Colster, Saja Hargrow, Ayron Dupert and Cari Jones are pictured with head coach Carla Dupert, third from right, following Tuesday's 6-1 loss to Gilbert. The Hornets are headed to the playoffs and Coach Dupert lauded her team's improvement.

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  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via The Aiken Standard 

    T-Breds clinch region title with win over Wildcats

    With the Region 5-AAAA championship on the line Tuesday, the South Aiken High School boys' tennis team welcomed its rivals from Lexington to the H. Odell Weeks Tennis Center. The Thoroughbreds were able to withstand the best the Wildcats had to offer and pulled away for a 5-1 victory that clinched their third consecutive region title.

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  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via The Aiken Standard 

    Barnwell comes up aces in win over Silver Bluff

    With starting pitcher Parker Pritchard in a spot of trouble in the top of the fifth inning of a tight game, Barnwell head coach Don Mims took one ace out and put another in. Seth Chestnut kept Silver Bluff at bay the rest of the way, and the Barnwell offense did just enough to create separation in a 4-1 win at Silver Bluff on Tuesday.

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Aiken High Schools

Aiken High (449 Rutland Drive)
Aiken Performing Arts Academy (Charter) (363 Laurens Street)
Silver Bluff High (64 Desoto Drive)
South Aiken High School (232 E Pine Log Road)