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It’s high school football rivalry week on Daniel Island as Bishop England travels to Philip Simmons to settle some Friday Night Lights bragging rights.   The teams enter the 7:30 p.m. showdown at the opposite ends of the success spectrum. Philip Simmons is having its best season ever, albeit...
Philip Simmons High School volleyball coach Jay Watterworth knows the time, date and place. The only thing that remains a mystery is the teams that will play for the Class AA state championship.   “2:30 p.m., Nov. 6 at Dreher High School,” Watterworth said. “Oh yeah, I know. The girls know it...
This week kicks off The Daniel Island News’ Pigskin Pick ‘Em Challenge with high school, college and NFL games. New this year – one extra week thanks to the NFL adding a game.   The weekly challenge is a chance for readers to win great area restaurant gift cards and other prizes from our...
Shelby Rogers’ storybook performance at the U.S. Open was slammed shut on Labor Day when Emma Raducanu, an 18 year old from Britain, vanquished Rogers with an easy 6-2, 6-1 victory in the Round of 16 at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City.   Up until Monday’s showdown of unsuspecting heroes...
Charleston Harbor is the summertime home for ravenous schools of crevalle jack. They are great sportfish. Crevalle jack grow large (upwards of 35-pounds) and fight hard. So, this summer, I set out to catch one. Given their abundance, it seemed like a pretty easy thing to do. However, finding a...
It was a case of simply following the X’s and O’s to perfection.   As a result, the Philip Simmons High School football team has a chance to begin the season with three consecutive wins in the school’s brief history. The Iron Horses pounded the football all night against Waccamaw to post a 36...
Brother, can you spare a quarterback?   If so, Bishop England High School football coach John Cantey just might want to talk to you.   The Bishops were scheduled to play Stall last Friday night, but the game was canceled because the Warriors were in quarantine because of COVID-19. The...
Historically, I do not name my boats. However, the new to me Yellowfin 32 is a documented vessel and is required to have a name. In Hawaii, Ohana is the word for family. Since the boat is a gathering spot for my family, that is its name.   On Sunday, offshore sea conditions were forecast to...
Bishop England High School cross-country coach Tony Colizzi has reason for optimism as the 2021 season shifts into full gear.   The Bishop boys claimed the top prize at last fall’s state championships while the girls’ team finished third.   What will the Bishops do for an encore? Well,...
In July, Caroline Raus and Morgan Davis successfully completed their black belt examination, held at Osupurē Karate on Daniel Island.    The intense, two-hour examination is designed to test skills and abilities in Kihons (basic techniques), Kata (traditional karate forms) and Kumite (...

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