200 victories and climbing

Saints lacrosse team posts historic victory

The fourth-ranked Limestone men’s lacrosse team used a balanced scoring attack in route to a 17-1 victory over Lees-McRae in the Conference Carolinas opener for each on Thursday at “The Rock.” Today’s victory moved the Saints to 4-1 overall including 4- 0 within the south region while the Bobcats fell to 3-1 in what was their first region action of […]


Huskey’s homer lifts Indians to win Corey Crissone went four strong innings and Dylan Huskey had a 2-run homer to power the visiting Gaffney High baseball team to a 5-2 win over Boiling Springs on Thursday. Huskey had a pair of hits, while Josh Mata, Clay McKowen and Mike Wood all had a hit for the (5-3) Indians. Matt Gault […]

Nation Ford shocks Lady Indians

Not even all-state pitcher Julie Sarratt could overcome six errors by the Gaffney Lady Indians. Nation Ford scored two unearned runs in the sixth inning to beat the state champion Lady Indians, 3-2, on Thursday. Gaffney drops to 1-1 in the region, a game behind the Lady Falcons, who were expected to be Gaffneys stiffest competition. “Nation Ford has a […]


Today High School Baseball Gaffney at Nation Ford. 7 p.m. Blacksburg at Christ Church. 7 p.m. High School Soccer Gaffney at Landrum. 5:30 p.m. Indian Land at Lady Indians. 7:30 p.m. High School Softball Boiling Springs at Lady Indians. 6 p.m. Saturday High School Track Gaffney at Viking Relays. High School Golf Gaffney at Low Country Classic.

Norman 1-hits rival Cardinals

Chase Norman pitched like the team’s ace on Wednedsay, tossing a 1-hitter in leading the Blacksburg Wildcats to a huge 7-0 victory over rival Landrum. “Chase was mixing his pitches up well,” a happy Blacksburg coach Toby Elliott said. The coach also praised his team’s defense. The Wildcats scored two runs in the second and blew the game open with […]

Gaffney’s O’Fair puts on a show

Leah O’Fair swept the 100, 200 and 400 meter races and teamed with Tamithia McGill, Patricia Sullivan and Gigi Chamberlain to lead the Gaffney girls’ track team to a 100-20 win over Crest and a 89-30 victory over York in a tri-meet Tuesday at Gaffney High. Lacey Gardner won the shot put and long jump for the Lady Indians. In […]

Local swimmers advance to SE Junior Olympics

Four local swimmers continue their quest for the gold as they compete in the Southeast Junior Olympic Regionals in Rock Hill this weekend. Cherokee County Family YMCA (CCFY) Blue Dolphins team members Matthew Mullinax,Taylor Covington, Lauren Kirby and Mariah Skinner qualified for the swim meet, placing in the top 10 during the recent Carolina Swim League State Championships. “I am […]

No. 13-ranked Francis Marion outlasts Limestone, 8-5

Gaffney’s Hughey goes 2 for 4

The Limestone College baseball team fell to No. 13 Francis Marion 8-5 on Wednesday at Bob Prevatte Field. The Saints fall to 10- 15 overall and the Patriots improve to 19-5 on the season. The Patriots got the scoring started with five runs in the top of the first inning and added another run in the second. The Saints would […]

Forest C. Moore Jr.

Forest Calvin (Acome) Moore Jr., 91, of Peachtree Centre, formerly of 408 Barclay Ave., passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at his residence. Born in Gaffney, Mr. Moore was the husband of Julia Mae Watkins Moore of Gaffney and son of the late Forest Calvin Moore Sr. and the late Minnie Lee Medley Moore. He was a steel worker, a […]

Cecil M. Pitts

COWPENS – Cecil Miles Pitts, 44, of 4827 S. Main St., passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Pitts was born in Atlanta, Ga., on Jan. 12, 1966, and was the son of the late Artie Pitts and Linda Sue Pittman Ruppe. He was the husband of Jan Marie Bowlin Pitts, a member of Clifton First Baptist […]