Posted by STEPHEN FASTENAU on December 13, 2013
Former Battery Creek High School standout Collin Drafts was recently named to the inaugural Big South Conference All-Decade football team.
As Charleston Southern quarterback from 2003-2006, Drafts set conference records for pass attempts, completions, passing yardage, passing touchdowns, completion percentage, total offensive yards and total offensive touchdowns. He was twice named first-team all-conference, was the 2005 Big South Offensive Player of the Year and led Charleston Southern to its first conference championship that year.
Drafts was joined on the all-decade team by former Coastal Carolina quarterback Tyler Thigpen. Other notable names include former Liberty running back and current Oakland Raiders running back Rashad Jennings, former Coastal Carolina fullback Mike Tolbert -- now with the Carolina Panthers -- and Minnesota Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson, who also played for the Chanticleers.
Posted by STEPHEN FASTENAU and CHRIS COX on October 30, 2013
Beaufort High School tight end Stephen Baggett, defensive lineman Kentrell Seabrook, Hilton Head Island High School running back Khalil Lewis and Ridgeland-Hardeeville High School offensive lineman Tyrae Simmons will all play for the South team on Dec. 14 at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach.
Posted by STEPHEN FASTENAU on October 11, 2013
Beaufort High School tennis coach David Riedmayer has been recognized by the United States Tennis Association for his policy of not turning away players.
Posted by STEPHEN FASTENAU on September 6, 2013
Everyone who wanted to see Beaufort High School play football should have been there this past Friday. The Eagles won't return home until October.
Posted by STEPHEN FASTENAU on August 30, 2013
All football teams know to expect setbacks during the season. But no one wants to address them this early.
Posted by STEPHEN FASTENAU on August 22, 2013
The brief, mismatched football series between Whale Branch Early College High School and Bluffton High School will end after Friday night. But the Warriors will continue to take advantage of other natural rivalries.
Posted by STEPHEN FASTENAU on April 27, 2013
Former Beaufort High School standout and South Carolina defensive end Devin Taylor is headed to the Motor City. The Detroit Lions selected the 23-year-old Taylor today in the fourth round of the NFL Draft, No. 132 overall.