Joe Pinckney, longtime assistant track coach at J.L. Mann Academy, passed away overnight at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Next April, the annual track and field classic at Spring Valley High celebrates its 25th anniversary with a new lead sponsor and a few old friends.
Thanks to a remarkable effort, the storm-ravaged cross-country course for the Darlington Carnival was ready.
Summerville High is hosting a special event next month in support of one of its students who was injured while helping clean up his home following Hurricane Matthew.
Four years ago, Tom Honea and his wife Ginny moved from Asheville to Manning. The couple had sold their home and business in North Carolina, and they were looking for a new place, a new adventure.
CHESNEE - A tiny middle school in the Upstate has placed itself on the world map, with the help of a remarkable 100-year-old lady.
A senior track and cross-country runner from Camden High has been named the first recipient of the Sharonda Coleman-Singleton Memorial Scholarship.
New state meet records were set in three girls events Saturday at the SCHSL Championships, and though the boys didn't set in new marks, there were four impressive performances on the track - all turned in by one athlete.
Eau Claire had previous record of 46.8 since 1982.
Bluffton High's Madison Lewellyn has had a good sophomore track season, thanks in good measure to an outgoing, fifth-grader.
COLUMBIA - It was a long, blustery day Saturday at Taco Bell, but the conditions didn't prevent the 2,500 high school athletes who competed at Harry Parone Stadium from setting a trio of new meet records.
Carson Dingler set a new meet record in the pole vault today at the 24th annual Taco Bell Classic, clearing the bar at 13 feet, 8 ¼ inches and beating the old record of 12 feet, 7 inches.
Rhett Moss is retired military, having served 18 years in the U.S Army and two years in the U.S. Marine Corps. He has taught and coached at Mann since 1994.
SPARTANBURG - Irmo High's Morgan Bridges was cold and "a little nervous" at Saturday morning's start of the Mike Moore Shrine Bowl Game Ball Run.
Jim and Eileen Kilbreth retired from coaching high school cross country four years ago, but like many who stepped down before them, and since, the sport has remained a big part of their lives.
Karen Cummings coached high school girls’ cross country in the early stages of her marriage to Eric.
This is the first in a three-part series looking at the high school cross country coaching profession in South Carolina.
Watch practically any high school cross country or track event in the state and chances are the name of at least one, and more often several, SCISA-member schools and their student/athletes will be mixed in with their peers on the public school side at or near the top of the final-results list.
"Mike helped start Lake Murray 20 years ago," Chapin coach Jack LeGrand told scrunners.com earlier this week. "He's one of the godfathers of cross country."
SANTEE -- Funeral services were held Tuesday for Ellerbe Hightower III, a longtime high school track and cross country coach who would later serve the two sports for another 18 years as an official.
COLUMBIA – The Fort Dorchester High boys' 4x400 meter relay team took the state 4A championship in that event Saturday in a performance that erased any lingering memories of a dreadfully disappointing effort on the same track a year earlier.
Jasmine Quinn continued her dominating performance Saturday at the SCSHL state meet, winning the girls AAAA 100- and 200-meter dash and the 100-meter hurdles
Broome High's Bauvier Jackson turned in one of his best performances of the season against some of the best high school discus throwers on the East Coast a few weeks back at Taco Bell, placing second in a highly competitive and entertaining field event at Spring Valley High.
Two senior high school boys from the Lowcountry took top honors in their respective events Saturday, while on the girls' side, a Daniel High junior ran the fastest 800 in the state so far this year and a Beaufort High junior won the pole vault.
Daniel High junior Laurie Barton won the girls' 800 Saturday at the Taco Bell Classic with a time of 2:10.79.
COLUMBIA – Malik Epps has dominated the first half of the 2015 outdoor state high school track season in the 800 and 1,600, a streak he hopes to build on this weekend at the Taco Bell Classic.
SENECA -- This time of year, you can usually find Tom Jordan either fishing on one of South Carolina's Upstate lakes or working at Tom Bass Field on the Seneca High campus.
Tami Dennis was packing her team's equipment after a long day of USATF cross-country competition last Saturday at Wannamaker Park, only to be interrupted repeatedly by parents thanking her with a handshake, a hug or both.
SUMMERVILLE -- State USATF President Thaddeus Sligh is trying to bring more young people into a rapidly aging team of track and field officials, an effort that appears to be working.