Columbia Sports News
Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Columbia, SC
Saturday | via The Aiken Standard
Strom Thurmond's magical run that began with the Rebels picked fourth in their own region ended Saturday in the state's final four. The Keenan Raiders unleashed an overpowering third-quarter run to pull away from Strom Thurmond for a 59-45 win in the Upper State title game at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via Post and Courier
It was certainly not a thing of beauty, but Goose Creek High School girls basketball coach Tim Baldwin will take any win he can get. Goose Creek advanced to the AAAA state championship game with a 44-32 win over Irmo in the Class AAAA Lower State title matchup on Friday night in the Florence Civic Center. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via The Summerville Journal-Scene
Summerville junior forward Terrelle Bowens and Fort Dorchester sophomore guard Kiyoun Reese have been named to the association's Class AAAA Boys All-State Team. Summerville senior point guard Ashley Green has been named to the association's Class AAAA Girls All-State Team. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via Post and Courier
Northwood Academy's drive to a state title continued Wednesday as the Chargers knocked off Ben Lippen, 58-43, to advance to the semifinals of the SCISA AAA boys basketball playoffs. The Chargers, now 23-8, will face the winner of Cardinal Newman and Wilson Hall on Friday night at 8 p.m. at the Sumter Civic Center. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via The Summerville Journal-Scene
In a spirited third-round Class AAAA playoff game, the Lady Gators eliminated the Lady Green Wave with a 68-55 victory Monday. “We tip our hat to Goose Creek,” Summerville coach Matt Legare said. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Newberry Observer
Only a victory Tuesday in the Scott Gym against Indian Land High School separates the Newberry High School Lady Bulldogs and a second straight trip to the AA upper state championship this Saturday in Greenville. The Lady Eagles, who were the last playoff team to defeat the Lady Bulldogs at home in 2013, scored the first points of the game before the Lady Bulldogs would go on a six-point run. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Post and Courier
Anyone who thought high school girls don't play basketball at a high level of intensity should have witnessed the area's top two teams - Goose Creek and Summerville - compete for a spot in the Class AAAA Lower State finals on Monday night. The game was played hard and physical at times by both sides, and in the end, Goose Creek came away with a 68-55 win. Comment?
Monday Feb 23 | via Goose Creek Gazette
Rob Gantt/Gazette The Goose Creek bench erupts after Mariah Linney made a layup at the end of the third quarter. Goose Creek's girls basketball team came through it bumped and bruised but were victorious, advancing to the Lower State final with a 68-55 victory over Summerville on Monday in the Class AAAA state quarterfinals. Comment?
Saturday Feb 21 | via Post and Courier
It took about two minutes for Porter-Gaud to grab complete control of Saturday's SCISA AAA playoff opener against Orangeburg Prep. The Cyclones jumped out to an 8-0 lead and led 35-9 after the first period en route to a convincing 72-25 win over the Indians. Comment?
Friday Feb 20 | via WIS-TV Columbia
In the midst of their playoff runs, three players from Midlands high school basketball teams were honored as the state's Player of the Year for their respective class. South Carolina recruit P.J. Dozier took the honors as Class AAAA's Player of the Year. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via Post and Courier
Goose Creek High School is expected to name a new head football coach before the end of the month. Paul Zoeller/Staff/File A month-long search for a new head football coach at Goose Creek High School may be coming to an end in the next few days. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via The Moultrie News
Irmo downed defending state champion Wando, 80-74, in the second round of the Class AAAA playoffs Saturday in Columbia. Comment?
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