Salute to seniors for Class of 2014 John Olson Jun 16, 2014

Class of 2014 cross country and track and field athletes from the state that would like to participate in our salute to seniors interviews, please see the information and questions inside. 

Winthrop's Jeanne Stroud named Big South Woman of the Year Jun 3, 2014

HILTON HEAD ISLAND -- The Big South Conference announced Thursday evening at its Spring Meetings Awards and Hall of Fame Dinner that Winthrop women’s track/cross country runner Jeanne Stroud is the Big South Conference’s Woman of the Year.

LR's Bacon earns four golds | High School Sports | The State May 18, 2014

Saturday was a banner day for the Lower Richland boys track and field squad, as the Diamond Hornets placed third at the S.C. High School League Class 3A track and field championships at Spring Valley. Hanahan won the team title with 87 points, and Daniel finished as runner-up. (via

Brandon Hudgins' blog: Seize the moment May 15, 2014

If you are one of the lucky 8 people in your event this week you get the chance to represent your school and yourself at the South Carolina State Track Meet.  Let me congratulate you.  You have already had a successful season and can say that you are one of the best 8 in the State of South Carolina regardless of how what happens Friday and Saturday.

Brandon Hudgins' blog: Surviving and advancing Apr 30, 2014

Many of you now find yourselves nearing the end of your season.  These last few races can make or break your season or career.  Now that can seem like a scary thing, but I'm here to remind you that it is not scary, in fact it's beautiful!  

PG's Salley takes AD job, Hugh Knight named head coach Apr 28, 2014

When the SCISA state track meet ends on May 3 at Heathwood Hall in Columbia, the Cyclones will have their first coaching change in 15 years. Hugh Knight, the Cyclones’ head cross-country coach since 2003, will take over the track and field team, as well.

Brandon Hudgins' blog: Word of the week is trust Apr 18, 2014

The word of the week is Trust. Trust yourself, trust your coach, trust your athlete, trust the process. Any meaningful relationship in life is built on trust. This is especially true for the coach-athlete relationship. It is natural as a human to question authority, your situation, or your process.

Friendship helps motivate Westwood jumpers Terry Cregar Apr 15, 2014

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood High track and field coach Lawrence Terry expects his boys and girls teams to finish in the top three next month at State, an expectation that indicates how far the Redhawk program has come under his direction in a very short period of time.  

Riverside track coach goes to Marine Corps boot camp Mar 12, 2014

Riverside track coach and geometry teacher Kelly Ackerman spent three days living the life of a Marine recruit on Parris Island. Ackerman was one of several teachers from the Southeast to take part in the Educator's Workshop put on by the Marine Corps. (via