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Football coaches receive primer on practicing like pros

Long-time TV executive Terry O’Neil used to pay attention to ratings points. These days he’s interested in more alarming numbers.

Speaking at the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association All-Sports Clinic Monday, O’Neil pointed out that the number of concussions incurred by NFL players in practice during the average regular season and postseason over the past three years, according to the players union, is five. 909 more words


Hillcrest, Byrnes unbeaten after first day at 7-on-7

DUNCAN – The championship game of the Palmetto State Showdown is scheduled for 4:15 p.m. Saturday, but the most anticipated meeting of the tournament could take place some five hours earlier. 461 more words


Royal Oak pitchers blank Mott in pre-district action

Royal Oak used a pair of pitchers to shut out Warren Mott, 5-0, in a Division 1 pre-district state tournament baseball game played Tuesday afternoon at Troy Athens High School. 231 more words


Ravens get jump-start on season with tournament action

Greg Porter, in his third season as Royal Oak’s head baseball coach, was busy hurling Wiffle Ball batting practice prior to Wednesday’s game in Orchard Lake. 777 more words


Hillcrest senior eager to take West Point challenge

SIMPSONVILLE – Years ago, Lori Grant had her 3-year-old son with her when she was out to eat with some friends.

“We were asking him all kinds of questions, and my friends were so amazed he could speak so well at that age,” she said. 886 more words


Title in hand, Rams coach says mission continues

Hillcrest head coach Greg Porter is doused with Gatorade by Hillcrest’s Kadarius Leake (55), left, and Hillcrest’s Tori Delesline (17) during the closing minute of the Rams 47-17 win over Dutch Fork in the Class AAAA Division 1 State Championship Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Carolina’s Williams Brice Stadium. 761 more words