Lakelands Football Show Week 6 picks

Most Lakelands football teams open play Friday. Before they did the Index-Journal sports staff, along with host Jimmy Faulkner, took the time to relay their pigskin prognostications. Greenwood High Sc ...

Culture curve

Most Americans can remember sitting in history class, learning about U.S. soldiers storming the beaches of Normandy in World War II. Few students had a French foreign exchange student who grew up 30 m ...

Rams dominate Greenwood

Hillcrest's volleyball team thrashed Greenwood Thursday for the second time this month. The Rams punished Greenwood in straight sets, winning 25-18, 25-14 and 25-14. Hillcrest used its athleticism to ...

Region matchups highlight Week 6

Abbeville football coach Jamie Nickles knows the challenges of his 2A Panthers squaring off against 4A powerhouse Hartsville at Newberry College. Hartsville has depth and an offense that leads the sta ...

Lakelands FCA to celebrate 11th year of ministry

The Lakelands Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host its 12th annual Lakelands FCA Celebration Dinner 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 4 on the campus of Piedmont Technical college in the James Medford Family Ev ...

Hope springs anew for Laurens Academy

LAURENS -- A struggling eight-man football team has another mountain to climb, but last week it finally planted a flag at a summit. After three losses and a canceled forfeit, Laurens Academy (1-4 ...

Lander takes second at Cougar Invitational

Michal Pospisil defeated Point's Francisco Oliveira on the ninth sudden-death hole to medal as the Lander golf team finished second out of 14 teams Tuesday in the two-day, three-round Cougar Invitatio ...

Abbeville squeaks past Ninety Six

NINETY SIX-- Lights flickered and thunder cracked, barely heard over the raucous crowd in Ninety Six's gym as the Wildcats exchanged leads with the Abbeville Panthers. The fifth set stood tied at 7-7, ...

Lander men's soccer sweeps PBC awards

Lander men's soccer team swept the Peach Belt Conference weekly awards, the league office announced today. Michael Leach was named PBC Player of the Week, George Knight was tabbed as the PBC Defender ...

3 picked for Shrine Bowl

Three Lakelands football players will compete for South Carolina in the annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, it was announced Monday. Laurens offensive lineman Summie Carlay, Laurens defensive lineman ...

USC keeps eyes on DE Sterling

Defensive end Aaron Sterling (6-foot-2, 260 pounds) of Tucker, Georgia, decommitted from Alabama last week. The University of South Carolina has continued to recruit him despite his previous commitmen ...

Deer season forecast good

With the 2016 deer season soon opening in all counties, South Carolina's deer population is healthy and the season outlook is good, according to the state's top deer biologist. Although the deer harve ...