Monday, May 20, 2013
Claudio Custodio homers twice to lead Charleston to victory
— By Derek Diesner GREENVILLE, SC — Claudio Custodio homered in the eighth and ninth innings to propel the RiverDogs to a 9-7 victory Sunday afternoon over the Greenville Drive. It was another back-and-forth battle between the Southern Division leaders Charleston RiverDogs and the Southern Division cellar dwellers Greenville Drive at Fluor Field at The West End in South Atlantic League action. With the win, the RiverDogs improve to 24-16 overall and claim first place all to themselves in the Southern Division standings for the first time this season. With the loss, the Drive fall to 13-30 and remain in last place in the Southern Division standings. Charleston’s offense was able to strike for an early first inning run thanks to and RBI …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Dalton Saunders will transfer to Charleston Southern.
A former Summerville Green Wave quarterback will transfer colleges to play for Charleston Southern Buccaneers next season, Live 5 News reported. Dalton Saunders made the announcement Thursday that he would leave Greenville Tech. "I choose CSU because its close to home, I wanted to further my education at a good Christian school, and they gave me a chance to play the game I love." Saunders told Live 5 News. Click here to read more.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Boiling Springs nabs its first state championship title in five innings.
If Boiling Springs was hot during its win in Summerville Monday night, it was even hotter on the team's home turf Wednesday. The Bulldogs had three home runs in four innings and crushed the Green Wave 11-0 before the mercy rule was called in the fifth inning to end the second game of the series and hopes for a Summerville AAAA softball state championship title. Both teams were vying for their first ever state championship title. This was Summerville's third shot at state. Summerville was unable to make it home the entire game, and was unable to stop Boiling Springs' batters. In the first inning, Boiling Springs set the tone for the quick game with one run followed by a home run that brought two runner to home plate. In the second, the …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Boiling Springs takes lead in the series with 4-3 win over Summerville.
Boiling Springs found home plate first, and kept the lead over Summerville for much of Monday night in game one of the state championship series. The teams met for the first time Monday in Summerville. They play again Wednesday in Boiling Springs. The Bulldogs took the lead early in the first inning, and Green Wave answered back in the second inning. In the third, Boiling Springs retook the lead at 2-1. At the bottom of the third, Summerville touched home plate twice to lead Boiling Springs. But the lead was fleeting. At the top of the fourth, the Bulldogs answered with two of their own runs. The rest of the innings saw the score unchanged as Summerville and Boiling Springs grappled for the win. At the top of the seventh, Green Wave …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Summerville area runners rack up accolades at State Championship.
A Summerville area runner has broken the state girls' 100 meter hurdle race record, SCRunners.com reported. Jasmine Quinn of Fort Dorchester broke the record by just .06 seconds Saturday at the track State Championship in Hopkins. Click here to read more. Here are results for other Summerville area students at the state championship track meet: Boys 100 meter dash Boys 110 meter hurdles Boys 200 meter dash Boys 4x800 meter relay Boys pole vault Boys shot put Boys Discus throw Girls 100 meter dash Girls 200 meter dash Girls 400 meter dash Girls 100 meter hurdles Girls 4x800 meter relay Girls long jump Girls shot put Girls discus throw
Three-game series begins Monday at Summerville.
The Lady Green Wave host Boiling Springs Monday at home for a shot at the state championship title, the Post and Courier reported. The softball team defeated Bluffton Friday for the Lower State championship, and will now try to clinch the team's first ever state championship title. Monday's game is the first of three in the championship series. Click here to read more (subscription required). Edited: Correcting location of Monday's game.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Summerville team shuts out Dutch Fork.
Summerville Green Wave softball team will advance onto the Lower State championships after a doubleheader sweep against Dutch Fork Wednesday. Green Wave (23-7) beat the Silver Foxes (20-10) 1-0, The State reported. Summerville ended Dutch Fork’s softball season with a doubleheader sweep on Wednesday in the District 8 championship round. Click here to read more. The Lower State championship is Friday, May 10.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
USC running back taken in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Marcus Lattimore is now a San Francisco 49er. The former star USC running back was taken as the 131st overall pick in the fourth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday afternoon. Lattimore is the first player out of Byrnes High School to have ever been drafted by an NFL team. Once a predicted first-rounder, many were wondering whether Lattimore might get drafted at all after a devastating knee injury this past season against Tennessee. By all accounts, Lattimore has made an incredible recovery, saying that he would be ready to play by the start of the upcoming NFL season. However, San Francisco most likely will sit Lattimore his rookie season to let him fully heal and strengthen. Speak Out: What do you think about Lattimore playing with the …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Volunteers the latest to offer to Summerville football player.
The offers keep rolling in for Summerville Green Wave player Darin Smalls. The latest is Tennessee, which made the offer on Monday to the cornerback, 247Sports.com reported. Virginia Tech, Florida State, N.C. State and Georgia Tech have already offered to the junior Green Wave player. The University of South Carolina Gamecocks were the first to offer to Smalls in December. Smalls has an upcoming, unofficial visit to Virginia Tech Saturday. So far, 247Sports.com is predicting Smalls will sign with the Gamecocks since he expressed interest in the team in February.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Trident Health offering free physicals for student athletes twice this month.
Trident Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation is offering free pre-participation physicals to all Dorchester County students. Physicals are: All physicals will include a general medical and musculoskeletal screen; on-hand staff will consist of athletic trainers, orthopaedic physicians, and primary care physicians. Staff from Lowcountry Orthopaedics and South Carolina Sports Medicine will also be on hand. Student athletes should contact their school coaches or athletic trainers for more information. They may also call Trident Sports at 843-847-4873.