Rennie Chavis isn't exaggerating when she says she's been riding horses for pretty much her entire life. Her first ride came when she was just 6 months old.
Clear skies Thursday Morning allowed the South Carolina Coaches Association of Women's Sports softball all-stars to finally take the field.
Ryan Brash has been playing baseball for most of his life, but as his senior season at South Aiken High School drew to a close, he realized he couldn’t just end there. He knew he had more running, hitting and pitching left in him.
Aiken High School head football coach and athletic director J.W. Montgomery is resigning after two years with the program in order to spend more time with his family.
PETTICOAT JUNCTION — Through years of hard work and determination, DeMarcus Lawrence created an opportunity for himself to give to the community something he never had.
The Aiken Standard hosted its second annual Best of Prep Sports Awards Friday night at the Convocation Center with the help of Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence.
Eight area high school softball players earned All-State honors from the South Carolina Coaches Association of Women's Sports, and two were also selected to play in next month's North-South All-Star games at USC Aiken.
There's a diverse group of players vying for the 2019 Boys' Basketball Player of the Year award. North Augusta's RJ Felton, Strom Thurmond's Jamarvious Jones, Silver Bluff's Latavian Lawrence and Williston-Elko's Desmond Murray are all finalist for the award.
Aiken High's Rafferty Hall closed out the golf season strong by tying for second at the Class AAAA state championship tournament at Hilton Head's Barony Course at Port Royal Golf Club.
NORTH AUGUSTA — Fox Creek golfer Colin Trahan sat on the clubhouse lead for a couple of hours Monday at the Class AA state championship tournament before finally a lower score came in to knock him from the top spot.
NORTH AUGUSTA — Colin Trahan didn't want to get too far ahead of himself, but there was no hiding his enthusiasm following his first round Monday at the Class AA golf state championship.
COLUMBIA — Tez'Waun Starlings wanted to prove his doubters wrong. Maggie Massey wanted to start strong and finish strong. Key'Asia Dunbar wanted to contribute to her team's score.
The weather didn't cooperate Saturday, after all, altering the schedule of the Class AAAA state championship baseball series between Midland Valley and Eastside.
COLUMBIA — The top-ranked South Aiken girls' soccer team knew that second-ranked Eastside would be a formidable challenger.
The T-Breds also knew they'd need to come out the gates quickly in order to avoid an early lull against a team that would play hard from the opening kick.
So they went on the attack early and didn't let up
The celebratory ice bath Wednesday may have briefly interrupted Midland Valley baseball coach Brad Richardson's message, but it also confirmed exactly what he was saying:
On paper, it looked like this year's South Aiken girls' soccer team could be even better than the group that won the state championship two years ago.
GRANITEVILLE — Brad Richardson and his Midland Valley baseball team have been chasing down the goals on their list since the first pitch of the season.
Marx Mills started his senior season thinking it'd be his last playing soccer competitively as a student-athlete. About halfway through his senior season that all changed, and he realized playing college soccer was a real possibility.
The road to the Class AAAA baseball state championship runs through Midland Valley, and the Mustangs will welcome region rival Airport for Wednesday's Lower State championship, with first pitch scheduled for 5 p.m.
Members of the Christ School golf team were upset they couldn't play in this year's Southern Cross at Palmetto Golf Club, but they were very happy junior Cameron Akers would be making the trip to represent them as an individual.
JOHNSTON — It only took one big inning. Strom Thurmond used a six-run third inning to propel it to a 7-0 victory against Aynor on Thursday and advance into the winners bracket in the Class 3A Lower State Tournament.
A'Mia Bussey knew she wanted to branch out a bit in college, but she also didn't want to go too far from home. She also knew she wanted to continue her track career.
GRANITEVILLE — Despite giving up four runs in the final two innings of the first game on Monday night, which forced them to have to play a winner-take-all game for the District VIII title, the Mustangs never felt like they'd lost the momentum.
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