3D Systems played a crucial role in the rehabilitation of Grecia, a toucan in Costa Rica that lost the majority of its upper beak after an attack. The Rock Hill company made it a 3-D beak. Grecia's story will be featured in Animal Planet's Toucan Nation.
Winthrop basketball’s extensive defensive grading system has made the Eagles one of the best defensive teams in the Big South Conference. Try your hand at grading a defensive clip from Winthrop’s win over High Point Feb. 10, 2018.
Wade Hampton ended Nation Ford’s boys’ basketball season with a heartbreaking loss in the third round of the 5A state playoffs on Feb. 20, 2018. See the play that doomed the Falcons and hear from coach a Jared Adamson afterward.
Lewisville and Great Falls played an overtime thriller in the third round of the SCHSL 1A boys’ basketball state playoffs Feb. 20, 2018. Check out highlights from the game and hear from both coaches and Lewisville player Maurice Grant.
The Herald’s Imaginary All-Time Big South Conference 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. Voting begins with two play-in games on Feb. 20, 2018, and continues each day until the champion is determined Feb. 23.
Alex W. Guerrero of Fort Mill married Morgan Gaile Krohn Guerrero on Feb. 13 despite Alex having terminal cancer. Alex, 20, died Friday less than three days after the couple wed in his parents living room in Fort Mill. Morgan said that the couple wanted to be married and despite Alex's terminal illness, they decided to get married after becoming engaged Jan. 28. Morgan said "They wanted to be a couple forever," so were married before Alex died.
The Rock Hill Bearcats wrestling team will take on the Fort Dorchester Patriots for the 5A wrestling state championship Tuesday, Feb. 20 in Columbia. The match was scheduled for Feb. 10, but was postponed while the South Carolina High School league investigated the eligibility of a Fort Dorchester wrestler. Three Rock Hill wrestlers talk about the wait and what they are doing to prepare for the match.
Winthrop University men's basketball team coach Pat Kelsey and players Anders Broman and Josh Ferguson talk about the team honoring York County police officers wounded and killed in January in the line of duty. The team invited officers Randy Clinton, Buddy Brown, Kyle Cummings and Chris Doty into their locker room before the game and thanked them for their service. Doty's twin brother, Mike Doty, died Jan. 17 after the officers were ambushed in a domestic violence incident near York. The officers were escorted onto the court during the game. Kelsey also invited the officers into the locker room before the game and thanked them, calling them heroes.
The Winthrop University men's basketball team honored three men who were injured in a shooting last month at its game Sunday. York County Sheriff's officers Randy Clinton and Buddy Brown and Kyle Cummings of the York Police Dept. were shot and injured in a domestic violence call last month. Detective Mike Doty was killed in the shooting.
Tina Nichols, part owner of Nichols Store in Rock Hill, said the outdoor store is selling body armor inserts that fit into childrens' backpacks to protect the kids from gunfire. The store has advertised the inserts on its website and social media after school shootings, along with the shooting deaths of a York County detective and a teenage store clerk in Fort Mill last month. The store is receiving mixed reviews.
Debbie Whitesell, mother of 19-year-old Karson Whitesell, who died after a gunman opened fire at The Peach Stand in Fort Mill, said she can relate to the agony of the parents of 17 teenagers that died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 during a school shooting in Parkland, Fla. Whitesell said the hardest part of the day her daughter died was calling the teen's phone and receiving no answer.