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Proposed SCHSL realignment for 2020-2022

Every two years the South Carolina High School League goes thru the painstaking task of realigning the conferences/regions based on enrollment figures. Last week the SCHSL released the proposed realignment to take effect next school year. The top 40 schools were placed in 5A and the next 40 in 4A. For the remaining schools according …

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Sandlappers earn emotional Shrine Bowl victory, 28-17 (AUDIO)

South Carolina rode its defense, running game and timely big plays to a 28-17 victory in the 83rd Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas in Spartanburg, Saturday. Mr. Football finalists Jalin Hyatt (wide receiver, Dutch Fork) and Rahjai Harris (running back, Byrnes) sparked the Sandlappers to victory. It’s South Carolina’s first win over North Carolina since …

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Sandlappers head coach Dean Boyd likes what he sees from offense during first day of Shrine Bowl practice (AUDIO)

York head coach Dr. Dean Boyd is making preparations to lead the Sandlappers of South Carolina against the Tarheels of North Carolina in Saturday’s Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas in Spartanburg. Boyd, a two-time state championship winning coach, joined SportsTalk, Monday, to discuss what he saw from his offense and some key players in the …

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Mr. Football South Carolina Luke Doty joins SportsTalk to discuss future with #Gamecocks (AUDIO)

Myrtle Beach quarterback and Mr. Football South Carolina 2019 joined SportsTalk, Monday. Doty, a Gamecocks commitment expected to sign with South Carolina, Wednesday, suffered a hand injury and isn’t able to participate in this week’s Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas. Doty addressed a number of topics including what he expects the Gamecocks offense to look …

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Touchstone Energy Bowl: South rolls in 2nd half; Doty wins Mr. Football

Make it two in a row for the South in the Touchstone Energy Bowl following a 35-13 win Saturday afternoon in Myrtle Beach. Down 10-0 at the half, the South scored 35 second half points, 28 in the fourth quarter. They took their first lead at 14-13 on a 30 yard pass from Ty Olenchuck …

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72nd Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl North-South Game set for Saturday (VIDEO/AUDIO)

Four days of practice are behind the 88 players involved in the 72nd annual Touchstone Energy Bowl, and Saturday the two sides will clash at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium. Kickoff will be at 12:30 PM. The game will feature some of the top senior players in South Carolina this season. The four quarterbacks in the …

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Founders Federal High School Football Scoreboard Weekend of Champions (AUDIO)

The Weekend of Champions kicked off Saturday at Benedict College with the 1A and 2A title games. A huge crowd turned out for the opener that saw Saluda win its first state championship since 1963. And another good crowd was on hand for the nightcap as Green Sea-Floyds won its second straight 1A crown. The …

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Billy Baker looks back on life and career of the late John McKissick (AUDIO)

Almost everyone in the state of South Carolina knew of the legendary John McKissick, but few knew him as well as Billy Baker, the editor and publisher of the High School Sports Report. Baker, a Summerville graduate, penned McKissick’s biography, “Called to Coach,” and developed a personal relationship with the nation’s winningest football coach over …

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Legendary football coach John McKissick dies at age 93

South Carolina’s football coaching icon John McKissick died on Thanksgiving Day at the age of 93 at his home under hospice care the Dorchester County coroner told The Post and Courier. McKissick was the winningest football coach at any level. He took over at Summerville High School in 1952 and coached there until his retirement …

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Brackets set for the SCHSL football playoffs

One interesting note from the brackets that will raise some eyebrows…a winless Hemingway team is in the 1A Bracket as a three-seed and a home game against Scotts Branch. As explained by Jim Baxter of SCVarsity, Hemingway’s region has only three teams and gets three automatic bids to the playoffs. It lost a team when …

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Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl rosters released #STRecruiting

The rosters for the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl have been released. The game will be held December 14th in Myrtle Beach at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium. The teams will be coached by Spartanburg’s Chris Miller (North Team) and Johnsonville’s Ken Cribb (South Team). The 2019 Mr. Football South Carolina Award will also be announced at …

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#STRecruiting: Seven named finalists for 2019 Mr. Football Award

The South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association in conjunction with the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl Wednesday night revealed the finalists for Mr. Football in South Carolina for 2019. A field of seven was announced by Keith Richardson of the SCACA on SportsTalk. The winner will be revealed during halftime of the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl December …

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