Warhorse J.V. volleyball team ends with perfect season

The Barnwell High Lady Warhorses have stampeded the competition this season. On Wednesday, Oct. 15, the Lady Warhorses put the finishing touches on a perfect season by beating Wade Hamtpon High two games to none.

The victory completes Barnwell High junior varsity team its first undefeated season at 14-0 overall.

Head coach Ronnie Anderson has coached the team for nine seasons. During that stretch he has compiled a record of 51-30-1, but never has he had a team to finish undefeated.

Barnwell hosts regional cross country meet

Area long distance runners were off to the races Wednesday, Oct. 21 in the region 5AA cross country meet in Barnwell.

For the first time, Barnwell High School was the host team for the final region competition. The five-team field included Edisto High, Pelion High, Ridgeland High and Wade Hampton High.

For Barnwell High, the girls team finished second place behind the region winner Pelion High.

Wade Hampton placed third followed by Edisto High and Ridgeland High. Barnwell High had four girls in a field of 46 runners to place in the top 20.

WEHS volleyball team bounces from victory to victory

The Williston-Elko High varsity volleyball team continues is impressive play Thursday in region play.

Spurred by the play of Kyla Coleman and Rebekah Green, the Lady Blue Devils torched the Lady War Eagles of Wagener-Salley High three games to zero.

Williston-Elko High claimed victory in set scores of 25-8, 25-19 and 25-14.

JDA comes home to homecoming victory

The Jefferson Davis Academy varsity football team returned to action last weekend after a two week layoff.

Last week, Oct. 9 Jefferson Davis Academy had to forfeit to Wardlaw Academy because of the flu virus breakout in the school.

However, on Friday night the Raider players returned to the field and showed no rust from the layoff as they cruised past Beaufort Academy by a score of 56-0 during homecoming.

The outcome of the game was never in doubt as the Raiders scored on all six of its first half possessions to take a commanding 50-0 halftime lead.

BHHS Hawks drain Fox Creek in football, 41-7

The Blackville-Hilda High varsity football team made easy work of Fox Creek High by a score of 41-7 Friday night in the Hawks Nest.

One week after suffering a tough loss to Hunter-Kinard-Tyler High, the Hawks redeemed themselves with its best performance of the season.

Blackville-Hilda High's trademark of a pounding defense and a run-first, ball-controlling offense overwhelmed Fox Creek High.

The Hawks dominated Gray Foxes with a 18-to-six advantage in first downs and a 430-to-186 edge in total yardage.

WEHS Blue Devils continues its football domination

If the Williston-Elko High varsity football team has a weakness, the C.A. Johnson High of Columbia didn't find it Friday night in the Devils Den.

The Blue Devils spreaded the wealth with seven different players scoring touchdowns in a 66-18 rout of C.A. Johnson High Green Hornets.

The Green Hornets didn't have the offensive ammunition to out-shoot a Blue Devils squad that scored on all six of its first half possessions for a 52-0 halftime lead.

Trojans trample BHHS Hawks and their habit of winning

For the past 30 seasons it been like another day at the office for the Blackville-Hilda High varsity football team against region rival Hunter-Kinard-Tyler High.

The Hawks have owned the rivalry, scoring 30 straight wins, including a 34-20 victory last year in the Hawks Nest.

However, on Friday night in Norway, its was anything but business as usual for Blackville-Hilda High.

Fueled by the play of Darren Stroman, the Trojans ended the drought with a 22-13 upset over the Hawks.

WEHS Lady Blue Devils win region in tennis

The Williston-Elko High girls varsity tennis team made it look routine as it swept the courts with Fox Creek High by a score of 6-0 Oct. 1 at Williston-Elko.

With the victory, Williston-Elko High captures its second consecutive Region 4A regular season championship.

Williston-Elko High coach Bernard Walters said the girls have improved as the season continued.

BHS varsity volleyball suffers another tough defeat

Barnwell High School varsity players Carly Young and Valerie Moody walked off the volleyball court with their heads hung low.

The reactions came following the team 3-2 disappointing loss to rival Silver Bluff High Thursday on their home floor.

The Lady Warhorses came within points of winning the match. However, like previous losses to Ridgeland High and Edisto High, the Lady Warhorses just didn't have a kick at the end.

BHS junior varsity volleyball team maintains perfect record

Just like that the Barnwell High junior varsity volleyball team is the hottest team in Region 5AA right now.

The Lady Warhorses have made it looked easy this season as they have hurdled over the opposition for a 12-0 record.

It has been a total team effort with top hitters Casey Kennedy, Catherine Padgett, Rebekah DeBruhl, Gillie Smith, Nicole Chappell, Dajiah Smith and Julie Moody providing the offense.

Barnwell High coach Ronnie Anderson said the team really has jelled this season.

WEHS Blue Devils return to their winning ways

The class A No. 3 ranked Williston-Elko High Blue Devils are back to their old tricks again.

A week after scoring a season-low 40 points against Hunter-Kinard-Tyler High School, the Blue Devils returned to form by thumping Ridge Spring-Monetta High School by a score of 64-8.

The contest was a one-sided affair where Williston-Elko High offense rang up nearly 400 yards of total offense and the first-team defense allowed only two first downs in the first half.

Junior quarterback Tamyrn Garrick highlighted the offense with five touchdown passes.

Barnwell Warhorses back on track as they roll over Edisto

It took a little while, but the Barnwell High Warhorse varsity football team is finding its stride.

On Oct. 2 in Wade Hampton, the Warhorses opened region by beating the Red Devils 46-28 to end a five-game losing streak.

On Friday night at W.W. Carter Field, the Warhorses kept their momentum going as they caged the Cougars of Edisto High with a score of 28-6 for homecoming.

Just weeks after suffering a humiliating 23-6 home loss to South Aiken High, Barnwell High responded with its second straight blowout.

WEHS tennis team falls in close match

The Williston-Elko High girls varsity tennis team lost a close hard-fought match to Orangeburg-Wilkinson High by a score of 4-3 Wednesday in Orangeburg.

In the match, Williston-Elko High fell in the top three singles spot, but battled to back tie the match at three apiece.
The match was decided in the No. 1 doubles play. Orangeburg-Wilkinson came on on top in the match, scoring a 7-5, 6-2 victory.

For Williston-Elko High coach Bernard Walters, making progress this season hasn't spelled many victories on the scoreboard.

WEHS Lady Blue Devils maintain heat in volleyball action

It was business as usual last week for the Williston-Elko High School varsity volleyball team.

Behind the performances of Rebekah Green and Courtney Corley, Williston-Elko High stretches its winning streak for seven consecutive matches with a three-set sweep of North High School Sept. 29 in North.

Williston-Elko High prevailed in the match with scores of 25-18, 25-18 and 25-11.

Green was the team's top hitter as she totalled 22 points, four kills, five assists and two digs.
Corley, who collected a team-best 17 assists also had 15 points, three digs and three aces.

Warhorses end five-game slide with win over Wade Hampton

The drought is over for the Barnwell High varsity football team.

On Friday night in Hampton, the Warhorses ended five weeks of disappointments and frustrations with an impressive 48-26 victory over Wade Hampton High School.

Barnwell High dominated from the outset, scoring on three of its first four possessions for a 28-7 halftime lead.

Seniors Colby Carter and Antwan Hiers were the catalyst for an offense which compiled 461 yards.

BHHS shakes off sluggish start for victory

For the first half of Friday's football game against Ridge Spring-Monetta High, the Blackville-Hilda High Hawks hardly looked like a team worthy of defending its 5A region crown.

However, in the second half, Blackville-Hilda High more than made up for its first half mishaps, outscoring the Trojans 26-6 for a convincing 32-6 victory.

Blackville-Hilda held a 6-0 lead at halftime, but found themselves in a battle after Sheldon Wiggins scored on a five-yard early in the third quarter to tie the score 6-6.

WEHS Blue Devils race past H-K-T Trojans, 40-22

For the first time this season, the score didn't soar into the 50s for the class A No. 4 ranked Williston-Elko High varsity football team.

Also for the first time this season, the starters were on the field in the fourth quarter.

Williston-Elko High's 40-22 victory Friday night over Hunter-Kinard-Tyler High may not have matched the standard of excitement set by the Blue Devils in the past five games, but nonetheless it was effective.

The contest billed as a region 4A showdown turned into a tale of two halves.

Lady Blue Devils net win against Lady Trojans in volleyball

For the Williston-Elko High girls varsity volleyball team, a steady pace was the best path to victory against Hunter-Kinard-Tyler High during the Sept. 10 region match.

The Lady Blue Devils disarmed the Lady Trojans in straight sets by scores of 25-15, 25-13 and 25-17.

The Lady Blue Devils used tough serves, accurate passes and a multi-threat offense to overwhelm the Lady Trojans.

JDA outguns King Academy on gridiron

The Jefferson Davis Academy Raiders outgunned the King Academy Lions by a score of 42-37 in SCISA 1A football Friday in Blackville.

Trailing 29-22 entering the third quarter, the Raiders rallied behind the running of Nic Jamison.

Jamison provided the thrust to the Raiders offense that outscored the Loins 20-8 in the final two quarters. Jamison finished with 229 yards on 25 carries with three touchdowns.

With the win, JDA improves to 2-1 in the season.

Barnwell Warhorses gallop in cross country match

The Barnwell High cross country team concluded its first meet of the season Sept. 2 with the girls placing first and the boys placing third.

The meet was held at Barnwell High School with Edisto High School, Ridgeland High School, Wade Hampton High School and Williston-Elko High School competing.

"This was a very good outing for both our girls and the boys team," Barnwell High coach William Morris said. "Everyone went out and ran their best race. It the kind of effort that's only going to make this team better as the season go on."


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