Johnson adds three to 2018-19 roster

Coker College head women’s basketball coach Shannon Johnson has announced the signing of Avahna Baker, Jalah Horton, and Janell Horton to the 2018-19 roster. Baker, a native of Florence, S.C., attended Wilson High School where she was a member of the girl’s basketball team for the Tigers. On the court, Baker earned the “Tenacious Tiger” award, Coaches award, “Gotta Have Heart” award, and the FSD1...

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Darlington High School hires Michael Jordan as new athletics director
Jun19

Darlington High School hires Michael Jordan as new athletics director

Darlington High School hired Michael Jordan to be its new athletics director, the Darlington County School District announced last week. The Darlington County Board of Education approved the selection during its meeting June 11. Darlington High Principal Cortney Gehrke said she is excited for the experience Jordan brings to the school. “Coach Jordan’s extensive athletic experience is going to be an asset to Darlington High...

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Darlington rides big second inning to  win over West Florence
Jun12

Darlington rides big second inning to win over West Florence

The game might have lasted all seven innings, but it took Darlington just one inning to defeat the West Florence junior legion baseball team this past Wednesday at home.

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Yankees Select FDTC Pitcher Tanner Myatt In 2018 MLB Draft
Jun12

Yankees Select FDTC Pitcher Tanner Myatt In 2018 MLB Draft

The New York Yankees selected Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) right-handed pitcher Tanner Myatt in the 11th round of the 2018 MLB Draft. Myatt, a 6-foot-7-inch, 220-pound 20-year-old is the highest drafted Tech Stinger in FDTC’s history. The North Carolina native becomes the 12th FDTC player since 2010 to be drafted by an MLB organization. Myatt was a pitcher on the team that made FDTC’s debut appearance in the JUCO World...

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Eleven DCSD student-athletes sign letters of intent
Jun05

Eleven DCSD student-athletes sign letters of intent

Eleven student-athletes from Darlington County School District recently signed letters of intent to play collegiate sports next year. The students represent Lamar, Darlington and Hartsville. Rashard Coleman from Lamar High School will play baseball for Florence-Darlington Technical College. Six students from Hartsville High School signed letters of intent: • Kyron Gray will play basketball for East Georgia State College. • Myesha...

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Coker’s Lott receives National Championship Award from Ursuline’s Perry

Sports can teach us many life lessons. They teach us work ethic, dedication, courage, and how to deal with adversity. Coker’s Darroneshia Lott is a prime example of what sports can teach us. The senior from Pensacola, Fla. dedicated herself to being the best runner she could be. Her strong work-ethic led her to All-American honors in the 2017 outdoor track & field 800-meter race, 2017 cross country championships, and the...

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