2017-10-25

SPORTS BRIEFS



Former Gaffney High star Eddie Studyvance had a big day in North Greenville’s 31-21 win over Carson Newman on Saturday. Studyvance was credited with four tackles, two of which were for losses and a sack. Former Gaffney High standout Shaq Davidson had five catches for 49 yards in Jacksonville State’s 30- 14 win over Eastern Illinois, while ex-Indian Jordan Shippy […]

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Head of the Class

Goucher Elementary: Let your imagination run wild

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TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION




An apparent tornado ripped through Northwest Cherokee County Monday afternoon completely destroying one home on Diesel Drive and damaging several others nearby. Samantha Whisnant and her two children were at the home when the storm struck but were not injured. Friends and neighbors quickly assembled to help the Whisnant family save clothes and treasured possessions. Damage also occurred on Robbs […]

Lady Indians finish 10th at state





In their first ever trip, the Gaffney Lady Indians finished a respectable 10th at the Class 5A state tournament in Lexington. The Lady Indians improved their first round score by 17 strokes. Maddy Key led the Lady Indians with back to back 84s at the Country Club of Lexington. Ciara Mace and Morgan Barnes both shot second round 93s on […]

Gaffney’s Tate picked for North South all-star game





Gaffney’s Dashun Tate willingly made the switch to guard from tackle this season to bolster the team’s offensive line. Tate was rewarded for his unselfishness and excellent play Monday with a selection to the Touchstone Energy North- South All-Star game, to be played Dec. 9 in Myrtle Beach. The game annually features 44 of the best players in the upper […]

FIRE!



Limestone-Central Elementary School students crawl to safety in a smoke house program Friday presented by the Cherokee County Fire Safety Team. To continue reading this article, log in or click here to subscribe.

Growing pains over for defense

Sophs now playing like juniors to lift defense



The Gaffney defense – which had as many as five starters missing because of injury early in the season – continued its learning curve Friday with one of the best performances of the season, limiting Byrnes offense to only 321 total yards and just 48 on the ground. The impressive showing was only just one week removed from dominating Boiling […]

TORNADO!

‘All we could do was huddle and pray’



See more photos of Monday’s tornado here: Trail of DestructionAs high winds tore off portions of the roof of her grandparents’ Fairview Road home, Carlee Bishop and other family members did the best they could to protect her two young children, ages 3 and 3 months, huddling together in the center of the home. “The wind and rain just came […]

Despite big wins, Indians still missing in poll





The latest South Carolina high school football state rankings are out and the Gaffney Indians (4-3) are still a no-show despite outscoring its last two opponents by a combined 79-34, including a 48-27 win this past Friday over then No. 5- Byrnes. The Indians did pick up some votes but not enough to be ranked. The Rebels remain in the […]