Gaffney topples Vikings

Corry scores 30 points, including 23 in first half to lead GHS to 11th win

As Quinshad Davis’ stickback fell through the net to give the Indians the lead, coach Mark Huff leaped off the floor and pumped his fist in excitement. The reason for his exuberance was easy to explain. “It’s Spartanburg, it’s like Carolina and Clemson,” Huff said. And the game between the heated rivals lived up to the hype as Josh Corry […]

Indians finalize ‘tough’ schedule

It isn’t hyperbole when Gaffney football coach Phil Strickland describes his 2010 schedule as “one of the toughest he’s played.” That’s because he really means it. “It’s a tough schedule but I like to play good people,” Strickland said. With the South Carolina High School League finalizing its appeal process that moved Lancaster in and Boiling Springs out of Region […]


Strickland signs with Falcons Former Gaffney High standout Andy Strickland was signed to a futures contract by the Atlanta Falcons on Monday. The signing means Strickland will have a roster spot when the Falcons begin offseason workouts on March 22. Lady Saints fall to Erskine The Limestone College women’s basketball team lost to Erskine College 90-86 on Monday night. The […]

Lady Indians peaking at right time with region play looming

The Gaffney Lady Indians are abiding by head coach Stacey Parris’ wishes and playing their best basketball of the season heading into the region schedule. Gaffney completed a successful non-region slate Tuesday with a 48-41 victory over visiting Spartanburg and avenging an earlier loss. “Coming off two big games in the Christmas tournament, I feel like we’re peaking at the […]

Indian grapplers deal with losses; open region Thursday against York

Injuries and defections haven’t made Gaffney High wrestling coach Thomas Voelker’s job any easier. Heavyweight James Costello, who finished fourth at the state tournament last season, is out after injuring his leg at the Shrine Bowl. Promising wrestler, Dillion Haney, also has left the team. Costello’s loss, in particular, has been difficult to overcome. “He was a team leader and […]


Today No games scheduled. Thursday College Basketball Belmont Abbey at Lady Saints. 5:30 p.m. Belmont Abbey at Saints. 7:30 p.m. High School Wrestling York at Gaffney. 7 p.m.

Texas offensive line focuses on task at hand

Here’s the strangest part of the fallout from the Texas offensive line giving up nine sacks in the Big 12 title game: There wasn’t any. No excruciating film session. No chewing out by coaches. Not even a single discouraging word from All-American quarterback Colt McCoy, whose blockers couldn’t stop Ndamukong Suh and the rest of the Nebraska defensive line. Everyone […]

Saints top Erskine

The Limestone College men’s basketball team beat Erskine 62-53 on Monday evening. The Saints climb to 6-2 overall and 2-1 in Conference Carolinas play. Tyron Evans led Limestone with 20 points as he also posted 4 rebounds. Anthony Middleton had 10 points and a teamhigh 8 rebounds. Nick Debnam recorded four assists.

David Coleman

David Coleman, 65, of 2921 Chesnee Hwy., passed away Friday, Jan. 1, 2010, at Spartanburg Regional Center. Born in Gaffney, Mr. Coleman was the husband of Sandra McAbee Coleman of the home and son of the late Jessie and Mary Fowler Coleman. He worked in construction and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to his wife, Mr. Coleman is […]

Linda Ruppe

Linda Faye Gordon Ruppe, 67, of 199 Cross Creek Lane, passed away Tuesday morning, Jan. 5, 2010, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center in Gaffney. Born in Cherokee County, she was the wife of Russell E. Ruppe and daughter of the late Floyd O. Gordon and the late Willie Mae Cothran Gordon. Mrs. Ruppe was a retired sewing machine operator from […]