Twelve area high school basketball players were selected to All-State teams in their respective classifications, as announced Thursday by the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association.
Natalie Thompson's quick rise through the soccer ranks reached its latest height Wednesday afternoon when the South Aiken senior signed to play collegiately at Southern Wesleyan University in Central.
Baseball teammates Brycen Ward and Hunter Steger added a highlight to their senior year Friday morning, putting pens to paper at Fox Creek High School and confirming their plans to continue athletics deep into their college years, with scholarship assistance.
The signing total continues to grow for South Aiken's football program under head coach Chris Hamilton, who estimated Wednesday that the T-Breds were approaching the mid-20s during his four years.
Wrestlers from area high schools earned half of Region 5-AAAA's 14 individual championships Saturday at South Aiken, and even more advanced to the Lower State tournament with top-four finishes in their respective weight classes.
South Aiken Baptist Christian School runner Ethan Kaufelds headlines a group of 11 athletes named to the All-Aiken Standard Cross Country team.
South Aiken's Emily Crenshaw, Aiken's Payton Tyler and Fox Creek's Camryn Ray are three of the student athletes who headline the All-Aiken Standard Volleyball Team.
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- Two employees robbed at gunpoint at LuLu's Express Car Wash in Aiken
- Former Aiken drugstore featured in the 'Green Book' served blacks, whites as equals
- Graniteville man charged in shooting incident in North Augusta
- Woodside home 'total loss' following fire Sunday morning
- Police investigating 'rumors' of possible threat to South Aiken High
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- Former Aiken County Sheriff dies at 85
- North Augusta man's body found in burning vehicle in Augusta
- Midland Valley names new football coach
- Mardi Gras
- Aiken County Animal Shelter pets for adoption for Feb. 7
- Meybohm Raises a Toast to 2018
- Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, from Aiken local Leslee Peth
- Most Wanted by Aiken County Sheriff's Office: Feb. 6
- The Aiken Standard Career Expo
- Most Wanted by Aiken County Sheriff's Office: Feb. 13
- Cool, Colorful Saturday for Girl Scouts
- USC Aiken baseball vs. Shepherd, game two
- Pacer Bridge Walk