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The Charleston Battery fell, 1-0, to Saint Louis FC Saturday night at Toyota Park in the first of three consecutive away matches. The Battery were shutout for the first time this season in the match against Saint Louis, despite creating dozens of scoring opportunities including 11 corner kicks....
Brion Packett’s academic resume is diverse. Packett is assistant principal for athletics at Philip Simmons High School, but it might be a previous job title that will come in handy as the school grows and evolves. He was a history teacher at one time in his career, and who better than a historian...
Daniel Island resident Abbey Schimpf can add one more trophy to her successful teen golf career. Schimpf was named the girls 14-18 champion at the 2nd Annual Stars and Stripes Jr. Classic in Myrtle Beach July 1-2. The event was part of the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT), now celebrating its 10th...
Each week, the Daniel Island Flying Fish swim team coaches select “Swimmers of the Week” whom they feel best illustrate, through work ethic and sportsmanship, what it means to be a Flying Fish. The honorees for the week of July 2-8 are: 5 & 6 year olds - Elle Gaine and Jason Chalupsky, 7 &...
Charleston resident Shelby Rogers picked up the first two Wimbledon victories of her career. But it was the victory that eluded her that had the tennis world talking. Rogers, World No. 70, fared well in this year’s event, which began July 3 and concludes Sunday on what is arguably tennis’ most...
Sean Burke, president of the “poor performance fishing club.”
Fishing and catching are not synonymous. There are times when fish are simply difficult to catch. Last Saturday, was one of those days. My friend, Sean Burke, and my son, Elliott, met me at the boat landing a little before 8 a.m. We launched the skiff into the last of the falling tide. Our plan...
More than 100 honor students at the Daniel Island School were recognized for their academic achievements during halftime at the June 24 Charleston Battery game at MUSC Health Stadium. The students were given free tickets to the game after receiving all A’s during the recently completed school year. As shown in the picture above, some of the students got to serve as player liaisons for the match and walked out with the teams prior to kickoff for the National Anthem and coin toss.
The Charleston Battery and Daniel Island School Parent Teacher Association formally partnered earlier in 2017 with the goal of enriching students’ school experience and bringing new faces out to MUSC Health Stadium. At the beginning of the partnership, the two local organizations set out a...
The BEHS Pom Squad earned a coveted bid to compete in the UDA National Dance Team Championship to held in Orlando, Florida, in February of 2018. Pictured above are members of the team after a qualifying competition in Tennessee last month. Bottom row (kneeling) left to right are Lauren Baggett, Mary Chandler Grisillo, Sofia Infante, and Megan DuRegger. Middle row: Ainsley Western, Daniella Ayala, Maddie Thomas, and Emma Barrentine. And top row: Isabella Gonzalez, Madeline Mazur, Belle Runza, and Ellie Potts
The Bishop England High School Pom Squad attended the Universal Dance Association (UDA) Camp at Tennessee Tech University June 13-16 in Cookeville, TN. While there, the team competed to earn a bid to the 2018 UDA National Dance Team Championship to be held in Orlando in February 2018. During the...
Two from the “What’s New Department.” The Director’s Cup, an award given to the most successful athletic programs in the Palmetto State, has a new name: The Carlisle Cup. Also, Bishop England High School competed at a new classification for the 2016-17 academic year, moving up from Class AA to AAA...
Each week the swim team coaches select swimmers of the week whom they feel best illustrate, through work ethic and sportsmanship, what it means to be a Flying Fish. Those selected are surprised to find the “Swimmer of the Week” sign in their yard. This week’s honorees for June 17-23 are: 5 & 6...

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