High School

  • Great Falls at Lewisville games sold out

    Even if they were going to sell tickets at the door, there wouldn’t be any tickets to sell at the door.

  • Basketball round-up: Chester back in action

    The Chester boys and girls basketball teams should be certainly be well-rested when they take the floor tonight.

  • More talk and more action leads to Lewisville blowout

    For Lewisville, it wasn’t about less talk and more action, it was more talk and more action.

    Coming off a Sunday team meeting, the Lions played their best game of the season, routing McBee 61-41. The Panthers came into the game with a perfect record in region play.

  • Lions-Devils tickets being sold in advance only

    When Lewisville and Great Falls played last week, the game sold out, which left a line of fans waiting to buy tickets as a few fans would leave early. That will not be the case when the two rivals meet at Lewisville next Friday.

    Lions Athletic Director Rusty Pemberton said tickets for the game will be sold in advance in the main offices of both schools starting on Monday morning.

    “We will not sell any tickets at the gate,” Pemberton said.

  • The bank has no burritos

    When I read stories about people doing really dumb, really dangerous, really outrageous or really curious things, I always assume that at some point the phrase “alcohol was involved” will appear.

  • Lions start the season on top

    The Lewisville Lions baseball team ended 2017 at number one in the Class A polls. They are starting 2018 in the same spot.

    The pre-season polls from the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association are out and Lewisville will begin the season at number one. The team is coming off a state championship season that saw it go 25-5 overall and a perfect 15-0 against fellow Class A teams. Billy Keels said he appreciates the respect his program is receiving.

    “It is an honor to be voted on by statewide coaches so high,” he said.

  • Cyclones split with Griffins

    The Chester boys basketball team knew they were playing their chief rival on Friday night, but they didn’t act like it.

    “They knew it was a region game and we stayed the course of just focusing on what we had to do as a team to get this win. They didn’t get caught in all the hoopla that surrounds this game,” said Chester Coach Sebastian Hopkins.

    Chester blew a close game open with an outstanding third-quarter performance on the way to a 90-67 victory over Fairfield Central.

  • UPDATED: Delayed but not denied

    It took Great Falls a long time to break its losing streak to rival Lewisville in boys basketball…about 19 hours, actually.

    The game between the two county rivals was halted Friday night because of multiple fights breaking out in the stands and was completed Saturday afternoon in an empty gym. The Red Devils trailed by five late, but finished on a 13-0 run to claim a 53-45 victory.

  • UPDATED: Fights end Great Falls-Lewisville boys and girls games early

    A few years ago, a national publication ranked Lewisville-Great Falls as the fiercest rivalry in the State of South Carolina and one of the five fiercest in the country. On Friday night, it was easy to see why.

    The boys and girls basketball games between the two county rivals were stopped because of fights…one on the court and another in the stands.

  • Basketball round-up: Devils fall at McBee

    The Great Falls Red Devils’ long road trip is over, but unfortunately so is its winning streak.

    The team was playing its third straight game on the road, having come away with wins in far away games against Lamar and Timmonsville. They ran into a hot-shooting McBee team, though, and lost Tuesday by a scored of 75-54. Shane Hammonds led the scoring for the Panthers with 24 points. That broke a three-game win streak for Great Falls, who fell to 11-3, 2-1 with the loss.