Former South Carolina Gamecock football stars Jadeveon Clowney, Melvin Ingram and Stephon Gilmore have all been named to the NFL Pro Bowl, with Jared Cook named as an alternate. Clowney was also named a starter.
The Herald’s Dec. 17, 2018 local sports roundup, including Rogan Wells leading Valdosta State to the Division II national football championship and South Pointe girls’ basketball coach Stephanie Butler reaching 200 career wins.
Recaps of how high school football players from The Herald’s coverage area performed in the 2018 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas and Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl, formerly called the North-South all-star game.
The Herald’s sports roundup from Dec. 12, 2018, including South Pointe running back Joe Ervin’s commitment to Kansas State, former Fort Mill Yellow Jacket Rogan Wells playing in the Division II national championship game and Great Falls No. 1 in 1A basketball polls.
Chester’s Wyatt Tunall talks about the crazy week he just had, when his college football recruitment erupted suddenly just as he and his Cyclone teammates were trying to win the sschool’s first state title since the 1960s.
Chester (SC) offensive line standout Wyatt Tunall wanted to focus on the Cyclones’ 3A football state championship week. Instead, his college recruitment went nuts after his future college coach took a new job and multiple new schools bombarded him with texts and phone calls.
The NFL Network has hired former South Carolina Gamecocks football player Tori Gurley, who was on the SEC Network. He played for 8 NFL teams, including the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings Oakland Raiders
Chester coach Victor Floyd took a new job after the Cyclones’ 2007 state final loss, and he said last week that he felt he left multiple potential state championships on the table. But Floyd is back at Chester and finally won that elusive championship Dec. 7, 2018. He plans on sticking around to win a few more.
Chester faces Dillon in the 2018 SCHSL 3A football state championship game Friday, Dec. 7, at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, S.C. Follow this story for live updates from the game and all the reaction afterward.
An update on the head football coach vacancy at South Pointe High School, created when former coach Strait Herron stepped down after the Stallions lost to Daniel 50-49 in the second round of the 2018 4A state playoffs.