Aiken Sports News

Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Aiken, SC

  • 9 hrs ago | via The Star 

    Silver Bluff volleyball sweeps past Whale Branch in ...

    Other than a brief period in the first game, Silver Bluff's volleyball team dominated Whale Branch for a 25-15, 25-10, 25-10 win in the first round of the Class AA playoffs. The Bulldogs endured a seven-point run by the Warriors that gave the visitors a 9-7 lead in the first game.

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  • Yesterday | via The Aiken Standard 

    Jackets ready for playoff action

    Staff photo by Bill Bengtson South Aiken High School's Brianna Gould goes for a spike against North Augusta's Cydney Mathews, center, and Desmone't Wilson Oct. 16 in a game that went the Lady Yellow Jackets' way, 3-2 , punching North Augusta's ticket for the playoffs and ending South Aiken's season. Staff photo by Bill Bengtson North Augusta High School's Raynee Spires, backed by teammate Tanner Starnes, keeps the action going Oct. 16 in a victory over South Aiken.

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  • Sunday Oct 19 | via The Aiken Standard 

    Aiken Standard Week Eight Power Rankings for area hi...

    The Blue Devils have steadily risen in the rankings all season and their continued dominance in Region 4-A along with the results from other games opened the door for them to claim the top spot. Their dominating 38-0 win over longtime rival Blackville-Hilda was the Blue Devils' way of storming through the opening.

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  • Saturday Oct 18 | via The Star 

    Stars do what's needed in Week Eight

    Staff Photo by Eric Russell Strom Thurmond quarterback Tyree Stidem drops back for a pass during the Rebels victory over Saluda. Stidem threw for 229 yards and two touchdowns before leaving the game with an ankle injury in the second half.

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  • Saturday Oct 18 | via Lexington County Chronicle 

    Two Chronicle Country thrillers

    It was wild for four big Chronicle Country high schools with a lot to prove to their fans. In a new cross-Lexington 1 rivalry, Lexington went 70 yards and scored the game-winning touchdown with 58 seconds left for a thrilling 16-15 finish.

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  • Saturday Oct 18 | via The Aiken Standard 

    Week Eight Roundup: A look at area high school footb...

    Staff photo by Mike Adams photo Irmo's Anthony Jones goes in for the score as Harold Hilton and Malik Lee try to make the stop. Midway through the third quarter of Friday's critical Region 5-AAAA showdown, the South Aiken High School football team was trailing by seven points at home and in need of a stop as Irmo started a drive in Thoroughbred territory.

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  • Friday Oct 17 | via The Star 

    South Aiken T-Breds run over in second half

    Staff photo by Mike Adams photo Irmo's Anthony Jones goes in for the score as Harold Hilton and Malik Lee try to make the stop. Midway through the third quarter of Friday's critical Region 5-AAAA showdown, the South Aiken High School football team was trailing by seven points at home and in need of a stop as Irmo started a drive in Thoroughbred territory.

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  • Thursday Oct 16 | via The Aiken Standard 

    Only the winner can really plan for the playoffs in ...

    When the Irmo High School football team visits the Stomping Grounds for a game against South Aiken, the outcome will dramatically affect both teams. The winner will even its Region 5-AAAA record at 1-1 and firmly entrench itself in the race for a playoff berth.

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  • Wednesday Oct 15 | via Lexington County Chronicle 

    Friday Night Forecast: Oct. 16, 2014

    Lexington's Donny Baker breaks a tackle Friday night against North Augusta. The Wildcats lost 21-7 and travel to face River Bluff this Friday.

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  • Tuesday Oct 14 | via The Star 

    Lexington hangs on to beat South Aiken in volleyball

    The South Aiken High School volleyball team fell behind early in its Region 5-AAAA matchup with Lexington, and a late rally wasn't enough to pull out a win for the Thoroughbreds . The team dropped the first two games of Tuesday's match - 25-17 and 25-16 respectively - before claiming the third by a score of 25-15.

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  • Monday Oct 13 | via The Star 

    Byrd is the word: North Augusta linebacker is WHAV/A...

    The North Augusta High School football team opened Region 5-AAAA play last Friday with a 21-7 over Lexington and the outcome was the result of a dominating performance by the Yellow Jackets' defense. In addition to any number of tackles and hits that limited Lexington to its worst offensive output of the season, several players had key contributions in North Augusta's stifling showing: But the player who stood out is the same one who has been a dominant force all season for the Yellow Jackets.

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  • Sunday Oct 12 | via The Star 

    Aiken Standard Week Seven Power Rankings for area hi...

    The Yellow Jackets got off to a good start in the region with a 21-7 win over Lexington where they showed patience, ability to capitalize on opportunities and dominating defense. If they can sustain that winning formula not only will the Yellow Jackets stay on top of this ranking but should go undefeated in the regular season.

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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)