Longtime Lamar coach, athletics director Poole announces retirement

Alan Poole, longtime teacher, coach and athletics director at Lamar High School (LHS), announced his retirement last week. Carlos Burgess, currently the LHS assistant principal, has been appointed to be the new athletics director. The search for a new assistant principal will begin before the end of the current school year. Poole served the past 37 years in education. He taught Social Studies, coached multiple sports and served as...

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Brasington and his peers  helped put NASCAR on the map in the 1950s
May14

Brasington and his peers helped put NASCAR on the map in the 1950s

With the exception of Martinsville Speedway, which opened its doors to NASCAR-sanctioned events in 1948, the 1950s were a time of rapid growth for the sport.

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Trinity-Byrnes announces Blitz Coach
Jan28

Trinity-Byrnes announces Blitz Coach

  Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate School announces their athletic director, Coach Jared Amell, has been named Blitz Coach of the Year. Reggion Bennett and Nick Jones, students at Trinity-Byrnes, were both named to the All Blitz team. CONTRIBUTED...

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Four HHS student-athletes sign letters of intent
Jan14

Four HHS student-athletes sign letters of intent

Four student-athletes from Hartsville High School will play collegiate athletics next season after signing letters of intent last Wednesday. The signing ceremony took place inside of the Hartsville High Arena in front of the school’s student body, administration, family and coaches. Kevon Haigler signed with Appalachian State University to play football. Justin Abraham will play football for Georgia State University. Eric Brown Jr....

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Coker Drops Heartbreaker  to No. 20/21 Queens (N.C.)
Dec31

Coker Drops Heartbreaker to No. 20/21 Queens (N.C.)

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The Coker University men’s basketball team battled No. 21/20 Queens (N.C.) until the final buzzer, but the Royals came away with the buzzer-beater 70-68 victory on Dec. 18. No. 21/20 Queens jumped out to an 8-3 lead through the first media timeout, before eventually extending their lead to 16-3 six and a half minutes in. The Royals would continue to control the game, leading 19-8 at the under-12 media...

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Cobras Fall to Queens (N.C.)  in Conference Action
Dec31

Cobras Fall to Queens (N.C.) in Conference Action

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The Coker University women’s basketball team fell to visiting Queens (N.C.) Dec. 18 in South Atlantic Conference play by a score of 77-63. The teams went back and forth for the first few minutes, before Coker put together a run to go ahead 14-8 at the halfway point of the frame. Queens would get within two with three minutes to play in the quarter, before Coker would extend its lead to six and then to...

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