• Marshall, Pioneers clinch conference title

    Deja Marshall is playing a big part in the success of a team that streaking towards the playoffs…as usual.

  • Deja vu

    Deja Marshall was an all-state player in high school, was the Region X Conference Player of the Year and an honorable mention All-American last season as a college player, yet she frequently had to pick herself up off the floor, had trouble driving to the hoop and had to settle for jump shots a lot this summer. Of course, she was playing against an offensive lineman.

  • Marshall leading the way at SMC

    Deja Marshall was always looked at as a leader during her high school career. She’s a leader at the college level too, in every way imaginable.

  • Marshall continues to shine for SMC

    For Deja Marshall, the only thing that can top being an All-American is being a two-time All-American.

  • Williams scores TD in App State bowl victory

    Malik Williams put a big exclamation point on 2017 football season for Appalachian State and on his freshman season.

    Williams, a Chester High graduate, is now a wide receiver for the Mountaineers. On Saturday, the team faced off against Toledo in the Dollar General Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. Leading 27-0 and looking to put the game away early in the fourth quarter, Appalachian State turned to Williams, who scored on a three-yard touchdown run to cap a seven-play, 55-yard scoring drive. His score would prove to be the last of the game and of the season for the Mountaineers.

  • Hill and Reivers end year with a win

    He ended his high school career with a championship and now Mike Hill has started his college career the same way.

  • Malik Williams is going bowling

    Chester grad Malik Williams has had a solid true freshman year at Appalachian State…and it’s not over yet.

  • Marshall having another great year at SMC

    How do you follow up an All-American season? For Deja Marshall, maybe by putting together another All-American season.

    Marshall, a Chester High graduate who is now in her second year at Spartanburg Methodist College, is actually bettering the fantastic numbers she put up last year. So far, through eight games, Marshall is averaging 17.1 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 3.4 steals a game through eight games for the 5-3 SMC women’s basketball team.

  • Local players wrapping up college seasons
  • Mike Hill on a roll at Iowa Western

    Mike Hill has always been reputed to have great hands. That must be true, since he didn’t even need all 10 fingers for a near school record performance recently.

    Hill, a 2017 Lewisville High graduate, is now playing wide receiver at Iowa Western Community College. People in this part of the country may not know much about the school, but Iowa Western has become one of the nation’s preeminent junior college football programs. The Reivers are currently 7-1 and ranked number one in the country and Hill is a big reason why.