Sports

For the first time in the history of the award, Bishop England High School did not win the Carlyle Cup for the just completed academic year. The award, which used to be known as the Director’s Cup, goes to the top sports program in each classification in South Carolina.   That’s because the...
Recently, I received a picture of Kyle Thaxton with an outstanding redfish that he caught in the Wando River.     Kyle is 12 years old and a rising seventh grader at Daniel Island School. The approximately 5-year-old redfish was 28 inches long and weighed about nine pounds. Great catch, Kyle...
Imagine the Bishop England baseball team beginning its quest for yet another state championship when the Battling Bishops begin the season in the fall of 2020. Or, imagine sitting in the stands at Philip Simmons High School for the Iron Horses’ first game of the football season sometime in the...
He’s an ominous figure on the mound — a 6-foot-8, 240-pounder with a flamethrower for a right arm.   But the scary thing about Daniel Brooks, if you are an opposing hitter, is the Bishop England standout is making the complete transition from thrower to pitcher.   Brooks has been...
Barracuda are an overlooked sportfishing species. They are plentiful around artificial reefs, easy to catch and loads of fun on light tackle. For years, I avoided barracuda, but I have begun to see the error in my ways. Recently, flat calm conditions allowed me to take my Pathfinder to the Y73...
Philip Simmons High School assistant football coach Ashley Harvey earned a prestigious individual honor when he was recently named an assistant coach for the annual Touchstone Energy North-South All-Star Football Game.   But the way the veteran coach talks, it was a team award.   He...
When you fish as much as I do, fishing trip memories tend to run together. However, every year there is one trip that clearly stands out — fishing with the grand champion of the Daniel Island Kids Fishing Tournament.  Isla Gustafson is the reigning 2019 champion and I had the pleasure of fishing...
Team Peace defeated Team Kindness, 26-22, in the Credit One Bank Invitational, which concluded Sunday, June 28, at The Billie King Stadium on Daniel Island.   The event was mostly exhibition as many of the top players on the WTA Tour worked on their shot selection, improved their fitness and...
Bishop England High School and 11 other charter and private schools from the Palmetto State scored a big court victory late Monday afternoon that should allow the Battling Bishops to continue winning on the athletic field. A Richland County judge granted a temporary injunction that blocks the South...
Many years ago, I gave up tournament fishing. While I enjoyed the competition, tournament fish-ing became more work than fun. At this juncture of my life, fun is the primary focus. Thus, tournament fishing fell by the wayside. However, the Daniel Island Inshore Fishing Club held its first member...

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