Category: Sports

IKF Kickboxing Tournament Ushers in New Era of Kickboxing on Southeast Coast

The IKF East Coast Muay Thai Kickboxing Tournament has come and gone and Dillon County residents got a chance to witness a new form of competition and sports entertainment displayed by fighters on showcase in a boxing ring over a three day period.

High School Football Scores: 11/9

The high school football scores for 11/9 are listed here.

Stanley, Ford Honored

Latta’s Donell Stanley was named Class A Lower State Lineman of the Year and Dillon’s Damu Ford was named Class 2A Lower State Back of the Year by the South Carolina Football Coaches Association.

Kelly Williamson Named Lower State Class A Coach of the Year

In his third year as head coach of the Latta Vikings, Kelly Williamson took a program that had not won five games in the previous five seasons before he took over the helm to finishing with a 7-3 record, earning him the Lower State Class A Coach of the Year honors.

Jackie Hayes Named Lower State Class AA Coach of the Year

As I approached Coach Hayes on the practice field Tuesday and congratulated him on being selected as lower state Class AA Coach of the Year, the always humble coach stated that the honor goes to the assistant coaches and players.

Playoffs Begin Friday for Local Teams

As the 2013 football State Playoffs begin, the Dillon Wildcats find themselves idle as they get a bye in the first round of the 2A Division I playoff picture. The Cats will take on the winner of the Battery Creek/Wade Hampton game next week at Memorial Stadium.

Volleyball Playoffs Update: Waccamaw, Johnsonville Fall in Lower State Bouts

Bishop England knocked off Waccamaw and Branchville swept Johnsonville 3-0 on Wednesday night in the state volleyball playoffs.

Latta, Lake View Fall in Volleyball Playoffs

Both Latta and Lake View were eliminated in the second round of the Class A Lower State volleyball playoffs on Wednesday, October 30.

Wildcats Fall in Round 3 of Volleyball Playoffs

Dillon’s Lady Wildcats swept Timberland in the second round of the Class AA Lower State volleyball playoffs but fell 3-2 to Waccamaw on Monday.

Jordan Catches 42-lb. Red Drum At Ocean Isle

“Gone Fishin.” That’s where Bing and Louis were back in 1951, and it’s where Dillon native and local businessman Thomas Jordan was much more recently.