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Reggie Sanders Takes Part in Ripken Experience  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Myrtle Beach, S.C. (WBTW) — Former Major League Baseball all-star and world series champion Reggie Sanders threw out the ceremonial first pitch for this ...

'Yes' gives Florence One high schools new athletic facilities  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Memorial Stadium, a 5500-seat neutral venue built in 1949, has been the longtime football home to South Florence, West Florence and ...

MLB Draft: 41 first-rounders with Alabama baseball roots

The players from Alabama high schools and colleges who have been first-round picks in the June Major League Draft.

Senator Jones chats with Florence students about hot topics in Washington  WHNT News 19

FLORENCE, Ala. – Several students at Florence High School participated in an important video chat Tuesday morning. They were able to get an update on ...

Christian Savage hired as South Florence boys' basketball coach  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Christian Savage was approved by the Florence One Schools Board of Trustees on Thursday night to become the next boys' basketball ...

Florence One Schools' music education program again gets national recognition  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – For the sixth consecutive year, the Florence One Schools district has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education ...

PREP ROUNDUP: South Florence boys sink North Charleston  SCNow

MYRTLE BEACH — Justice Jackson scored 36 points Monday night to lead South Florence to a 92-79 victory over North Charleston at the Carolina Forest ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Sumter no-hits West Florence baseball in 3-0 victory  SCNow

FLORENCE — Sumter's Jacob Holladay and Josh Bryant combined to throw a no-hitter to lead Sumter to 3-0 win over West Florence on Thursday night in ...

South Florence softball tops West Florence 12-5 for Region 6-5A crown  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Wet weather forced the West Florence and South Florence softball teams to postpone their pivotal Region 6-5A matchup for nearly a week.

Trio leads West Florence girls past Conway 47-41  SCNow

FLORENCE – Friday's home contest against Conway featured another slow start from the West Florence High School girls basketball team.

South Florence baseball finally breaks through in 12th for 3-0 victory over West Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Simply put, South Florence's baseball team ground one out, coach Kenny Gray said.

PREP ROUNDUP: South Florence baseball scores 3 in 7th to top Conway  SCNow

CONWAY — Causey Ellis scored on a wild pitch to break a 1-1 tie in top of the seventh, and South scored two more runs in the inning to win.

Schweitz resigns as South Florence boys' basketball coach  SCNow

FLORENCE – John Schweitz has been around basketball for a long time. “I think I got involved with this game the day after (James) Naismith invented it,” he ...

West Florence RB Ford signs with UT Chattanooga  SCNow

FLORENCE – Ailym Ford recently finished a season in which he rushed for nearly 2500 yards and scored 33 touchdowns, so it's hard to imagine that only two ...

Dance-off held in Florence competition to benefit School Foundation  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Twelve couples jived, salsaed and swung across the stage during the 2019 Dancing For Our Future Stars fundraiser Thursday evening at ...

CITIZEN COLUMNIST: The challenges that come from growing up in a segregated society  SCNow

Depending upon our age and experiences, many of us can recall what life was like living in a segregated society prior to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of.

PREP ROUNDUP: West Florence tennis sweeps Ashley Ridge in 5A state playoffs  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Hale Emerson defeated Garrett Morris in No. 1 singles 6-2, 6-0 to lead West Florence a 6-0 win over Ashley Ridge on Tuesday in the Class ...

Wilson's Davis, Roberts, Sehnke & Smith ink with colleges  SCNow

FLORENCE – It was a banner day all around at Wilson High School for Wednesday's National Signing Day as four athletes inked letters of intent to play at the ...

Prep Roundup: Florence wrestling records two wins | Sports  Times Daily

FLORENCE — The Florence wrestling team earned a pair of wins Thursday night as the Falcons hosted matches against East Limestone and Deshler.

American Legion Post 1 looks to pitching, defense to return to title contention  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – In many ways, Coach Derick Urquhart says his American Legion Post 1 baseball team defied expectations a year ago.

Jenerette wants balanced attack by West Florence against Camden  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The West Florence hallways are buzzing with excitement.

PREP ROUNDUP: West Florence boys' golf earns 10-stroke victory over South Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE — Colton Hackman shot a 39 to earn medalist honors and help lead West Florence's boys' golf team to 184-194 win over South Florence on ...

West Florence dominates Ashley Ridge in first round of playoffs with 52-24 win  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- West Florence was so excited to take the field for its playoff opener, the Knights accidentally broke through their banner.

Tom Watson reportedly in private talk with Florence County Council  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – A golfing great reportedly had a tee time Thursday morning with the Florence County Council.

Survivors of Lamar bus attack recognized for resiliency  SCNow

COLUMBIA, S.C. – David Lunn of Detroit remembers March 3, 1970, quite clearly. He was a senior at Spaulding High School in Lamar and one of six African ...

Good times had by all at Pee Dee Senior All-Star Game  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – They came. They played. They dunked. So it went in Friday's first Pee Dee Senior All-Star Game at Wilson High School.

Florence County deputies honored at national gathering  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Deputies assigned to the Florence County Sheriff's Office Special Operations Division were recognized for excellence at the 2019 National ...

Mold, disrepair found at West Florence High School  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence School District One student facilities committee toured West Florence High School on Thursday, and students from the school ...

LATE THURSDAY PREP ROUNDUP: Miles, Florence Christian baseball top Carolina Academy 9-3  SCNow

LAKE CITY— Florence Christian's Preston Miles went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI as the Eagles defeated Carolina Academy 9-3 in high school baseball ...

Hartsville rallies again, tops Bruins 48-47 for Little Caesars Invitational title  SCNow

FLORENCE – For the second night in a row, Hartsville High School managed to rally in the Little Caesars Invitational.

Florence city government ranked one of state's top employers  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – In its first year competing, the city of Florence has been named one of South Carolina's top workplaces.

Meat and Meander event will start the weekend to savor in Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Meat and Meander is the new event this year for the second annual Florence Wine and Food Festival.

Shazam! Get your free comics on Saturday in Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Saturday is not a national holiday, unless you're a serious collector, in which case you might think Free Comic Book Day should be.

West Florence principal was told she lacked leadership, judgment  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Pam Quick, the former principal of West Florence High School, displayed a lack of leadership, said Dan Strickland, interim superintendent for ...

Florence clinches division title and now heads to state football playoffs

Now that Florence High School has been crowned a division champion, next up for the Flashes will be a state football sectional playoff title. Florence clinched ...

PREP ROUNDUP: West Florence boys' tennis edges A.C. Flora 4-3  SCNow

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Wyatt Emerson and David Dubose combined on an 8-3 victory in No.1 doubles to give the West Florence boys' tennis team a 4-3 win over ...

FMU student-athletes named to Swamp Fox Honor Roll  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – A total of 119 student-athletes at Francis Marion University, who earned 3.0 or higher grade point averages during the 2019 spring semester, ...

Trinity-Byrnes boys' golf team wins SCISA Class 3A state crown  SCNow

CONWAY, S.C. – A second-place standing after one round was no bother to Trinity-Byrnes.

West Florence graduate, Florence native serves aboard PCU Delaware  SCNow

NORFOLK, Va. - Navy Electronics Technician (Nuclear) 1st Class James Conder, a West Florence High School graduate and Florence native, is currently ...

Timmonsville linebacker Eaddy suffers severe concussion  SCNow

MARION, S.C. – Timmonsville inside linebacker TyQuavious Eaddy suffered a severe concussion during Friday night's 29-6 win at Marion, according to ...

West Florence, Wilson face off Friday at Memorial Stadium  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – We're back to football Friday night. And when city rivals Wilson and West Florence clash at Memorial Stadium in the Morning News Game of ...

2018-19 Pee Dee preseason girls' basketball capsules  SCNow

Wilson's Loyal McQueen squares up to shoot during the Class 4A Lower State girls' varsity basketball playoff game against Cane Bay at Wilson High School on ...

PREP ROUNDUP: West Florence baseball edges South 3-2 at Pee Dee Invitational  SCNow

FLORENCE — Cooper Wallace scored from third on a squeeze bunt from Ethan Dowdy to break a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the fifth to give West Florence a 3-2 win ...

For the love of dog: The Florence Area Humane Society’s Bone-E-Fit is back to raise money for our four-legged friends  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- It's once again time to party for the paws.

Lexington's offense breaks loose in 20-6 victory over South Florence softball  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – South Florence softball coach Bobby Jones knew what the Bruins might be in for during Monday's 5A lower state playoff contest against ...

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Wilson boys' coach Derrick McQueen earns 100th win  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Wilson boys' basketball coach Derrick McQueen earned his 100th win with his Tigers' 61-48 victory over North Myrtle Beach on Friday ...

Cook's all-around play key for Johnsonville baseball  SCNow

JOHNSONVILLE, S.C. – It's an intrasquad game, and Johnsonville's Brandon Cook wears his black-rimmed eyeglasses to the mound.

Wilson boys hold off West Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Wilson waited for its moment. And like a team that's used to this situation, coach Derrick McQueen's Tigers used it to pull away for a 70-65 ...

Clark tosses game-winning TD in final seconds to lift Havoc to season-opening 60-59 victory  SCNow

FLORENCE – There were a few false starts and growing pains – both on and off the field – as the Carolina Havoc began their inaugural season Friday at ...

Hartsville rallies past Loris, advances to Little Caesars Invitational title game  SCNow

FLORENCE – The Red Foxes were down 11 points twice in the first half, but rallied behind leading scorer Jazolyn Pendergrass for a 52-48 win over Loris in the ...

West Florence clinches spot in Pepsi Carolina Classic final, will face Darlington  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- West Florence came out swarming, scoring and responding at just the right times Friday night to contain a Carvers Bay team that was last ...

Big trio powers Cardinals past FCS boys 86-28  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Chico Carter Jr. scored 13 of his game-high 21 points in the first quarter as Cardinal Newman rolled to a big victory over Florence Christian ...

Hartsville baseball opens SBC tourney in grand style  SCNow

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The host team Hartsville Red Foxes were red hot for the opening day of the 23rd annual Southeastern Baseball Classic with two wins over ...

Cauthen's double-double leads Florence Christian girls past Trinity-Byrnes  SCNow

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Florence Christian's Zoe Cauthen finished with 21 points, 11 rebounds, six blocks and a steal Tuesday as the Eagles beat Trinity-Byrnes' ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Ben Lippen edges LMA baseball in extras, forces decisive third game  SCNow

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Zack Sutton's single to left field to scored Tripp Williams from third to break a 5-5 tie in the bottom of the eighth inning as Ben Lippen.

Hartsville softball's Poston pitches two-hitter, strikes out 11 during win against South Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Hartsville's dominant pitching appears set for at least a few more years.

SCOTT CHANCEY: A memorable Wilson season reaches its end  SCNow

COLUMBIA – The Wilson boys' road to a championship fell one stop short.

LATE MONDAY PREP ROUNDUP: Pee Dee Academy softball cruises to victory  SCNow

REMBERT, S.C. — The Pee Dee Academy softball team's Gracyn Hyatt went 2 for 3 with a home run and four RBI Monday as the Golden Eagles defeated ...

Florence, Pee Dee play waiting game with Hurricane Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence County residents can expect Hurricane Florence – or what is left of it – to pass through Florence between Friday evening and ...

Florence native will go from Princeton to Oxford University  WSOC Charlotte

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) - Florence native John Hoffmeyer will attend Oxford University next fall as a 2019 Rhodes Scholar.

West Florence's Spence brothers reflect on time together at Clemson  SCNow

FLORENCE – Very few people will remember the play, and it's easy to understand why.

Best yet to come from Florence's Xavier Thomas at Clemson  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Clemson defensive end Xavier Thomas' Twitter account was dormant from July 30 until right after the Tigers' convincing win Monday against ...

Marlboro County outlasts Wilson 26-25  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Wilson's football team was hoping to clinch third place from Region 6-4A with a win Thursday against Marlboro County.

Lake City hosts first cross-country meet  SCNow

LAKE CITY, S.C. – Lake City High School hosted its first cross country meet Tuesday afternoon at the new Lake City Park.

Hartsville's Nutt ready for first state cross-country meet  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Kaiti Nutt's crash course in prep cross-country continues, and she has aced this season so far.

Wilson hosts No. 5 North Myrtle Beach for homecoming  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The extravaganza, otherwise known as Wilson's homecoming, has arrived.

Urquhart hired by Trinity-Byrnes as director of baseball operations, associate coach  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Derick Urquhart's baseball schedule is now even busier.

'THE guy': How Mississippi State's Erroll Thompson became dominant on defense for the Dogs  Jackson Clarion Ledger

STARKVILLE – In the mid-2000s, young Erroll Thompson was just like most other youth football players. Thompson wanted touchdowns, celebrations and glory ...

Scroggins tosses eight TDs as Havoc rebounds from 1st loss with dominant victory  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Carolina Havoc needed to respond in a big way after last week's 23-point loss, Coach Anson Yarborough said.

Inaugural Pee Dee Senior All-Star Basketball Game set for March 29  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- The inaugural Pee Dee Senior All-Star Basketball Game is March 29 at Wilson High School. Tickets are $7, and the girls' game is at 5:30 ...

Wilson's Jona remains undefeated in singles' play  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Myrtle Beach had already clinched its team victory against Wilson, but the Tigers' Anish Jona was playing for his undefeated season to ...

Hurricane Florence: Flight cancellations now at 1,925+  USA TODAY

Flight schedules ground to a halt along the coast of the Carolinas and cancellations threatened to spell inland as Hurricane Florence neared landfall.

Hannah-Pamplico boys' tennis wins in region tuneup  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Hannah-Pamplico varsity boys' tennis coach Rusty Turner wanted to poise his Raiders for the Region 7-2A schedule that was ahead.

Carvers Bay clinches region title at Mullins 30-20  SCNow

MULLINS, S.C. – The Carvers Bay Bears clinched the region 7-2A championship with a 30-20 win at Mullins Thursday night.

Florence high school graduations will be ticketed events  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence School District One high school graduations will move to ticketed events this year, district administrators told the school board ...

Hartsville softball captures 4A lower state crown for 6th straight year  SCNow

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – It was a crazy 4A lower state softball bracket from the get-go.

The King's Academy hands Florence Christian volleyball first loss  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The King's Academy volleyball team saw Thursday's showdown with Florence Christian as one of this season's biggest tests.

Florence: Airline cancellations now top 3,275; Charleston flights resume  USA TODAY

Flights remained grounded at most airports along coast of the Carolinas Saturday, but flights at Charleston resumed with a Delta Air Lines arrival.

Florence gymnasts finish fifth at Crown of the Carolinas  SCNow

CONCORD, N.C. – Flrence Gymnastics, the city of Florence gymnastics team, competed recently at the Crown of the Carolinas competition.

Mullins edges Hannah-Pamplico 32-30  SCNow

PAMPLICO, S.C. — Mullins' Cam Bethea scored the game-winning two-point conversion run with three minutes left in the game for a 32-30 win Friday over ...

FDTC to face USC Salkehatchie in opening game of Region X tourney  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence-Darlington Tech baseball team finished its regular season 39-12 overall and is riding a four-game winning streak.

The 'W' returns to Wilson helmets  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Wilson's football team has a “W” before the season even starts. At least, the Tigers have it once again – on their helmets.

Big trio, big 2nd quarter power Trinity-Byrnes boys past The King's Academy 64-36  SCNow

FLORENCE -- The Titans hit the trifecta – in a manner of speaking.

RedWolves add middle infield, starting pitching depth  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. –Florence RedWolves coach Ryan Vruggink recently announced the additions of Zach Rice, Elridge Figueroa and Miguel Soto for upcoming ...

Pee Dee Academy’s Johnson to play softball at Abilene Christian University  SCNow

MULLINS, S.C -- Pee Dee Academy Lady Golden Eagles softball star Lacy Johnson was joined by fellow students, family and coaches as she signed a letter of ...

Nero leads West Florence boys past Crestwood  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. —Sabien Nero scored a team-high eight points to lead West Florence's boys' basketball team to a 56-40 win over Crestwood on Tuesday ...

Five from Florence High sign to play in college  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Four football players and a basketball player at Florence High School signed letters of intent Tuesday to compete in college.

Hurricane Florence has forced Coastal Carolina football team to take road trip odyssey  USA TODAY

Hurricane Florence has forced the college football team at Coastal Carolina to take a unique road trip as it prepares to continue playing this season.

Trinity-Byrnes boys' soccer rolls past Laurence Manning  SCNow

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Trinity-Byrnes stayed on the attack, scoring five first-half goals before defeating Laurence Manning 6-1 Thursday night.

FMU men's basketball inks pair of wing players  SCNow

FLORENCE – Francis Marion University men's basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the signing of 6-foot-5-inch wing players Jamal Edmonson of ...

Sonoco employees, West Hartsville Elementary students join ‘PAWS’ through mentoring program  SCNow

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – A partnership between West Hartsville Elementary School and Sonoco is giving students there a chance to work with positive role models, ...

Former Wilson standout K/P Carter rewriting record books at Wofford  SCNow

FLORENCE – It's at the point now where Wofford College special teams coach Trey McCray says he almost takes it for granted.

Florence's Cauthen eliminated after first-day victory in McLeod for Health Florence Open  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C.– One day after winning her first match in four appearances at the McLeod for Health Florence Open, Florence's Zoe Cauthen met her match.

FMU softball player Taylor Johnson honored  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Francis Marion's Taylor Johnson was named to the NCAA Division II Conference Commissioner's Association all-region second team at ...

Evans keys East Clarendon baseball's win against Hannah-Pamplico  SCNow

PAMPLICO, S.C. – Hannah-Pamplico baseball coach Hal Lambert nodded to the scoreboard.

Zion Williamson, Ja Morant wanted to put South Carolina on the map. Now they have  The State

The 2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament features a couple of big name players from South Carolina in Duke's Zion Williamson and Murray State's Ja Morant.

Baker excited to be Timmonsville's football coach  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – It doesn't take Ronnie Baker long to recall his best game as an East Clarendon player.

Prep for success: Florence Little Theatre to show audiences 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying'  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – If you need to know “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” look to the Florence Little Theatre.

Alabama basketball lands three players during early signing period  Bama Maven

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama men's basketball program announced its Class of 2019 in conjunction with the early signing period on ...

Gazette Preps 2018-19 Wrestling All-Stars  Colorado Springs Gazette

High school wrestling all-stars for the 2018-19 season.

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