2018-02-02

Game-Changer: Childers leads GHS past Rebs





As a reminder of the importance of the game, Gaffney boys basketball coach Mark Huff wore his “Beat Byrnes” T-shirt to school on Tuesday. Star Bradley Childers needed no such reminder. The fiery senior scored a game-high 24 points, including an emphatic slam as the final seconds ticked down to give the Indians a hard-fought 64-57 home win. Gaffney remains […]

2018 Golden Peach Awards Winners

Gaffney Ledger readers’ picks for the best of Cherokee County

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2018 Golden Peach Awards Winners

Gaffney Ledger readers’ picks for the best of Cherokee County

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Gaffney grapplers fall to Byrnes in region finale





The shorthanded Gaffney wrestling team was no match for the Byrnes Rebels on Tuesday. The Indians forfeited six weight classes either because of injury or illness in falling to the Rebels, 66- 18. But heavyweight Dashun Tate continues to be a bright light for the Indians, winning by pin. Tate has lost just once this year and will compete in […]

SPORTS BRIEFS



l Gaffney golfer Seth Taylor has committed to Coastal Carolina. Gaffney coach Brandon Coggins said Taylor made a great choice. “Coastal is a great program and one I believe is currently on the rise,” Coggins said. “They have great facilities and a first class coach. I’m proud of Seth and how hard he has worked to get to this point.” […]

Wildcats clinch playoff spot with win over Chesnee





Blacksburg swept the season series from its rival, Chesnee on Tuesday. Even, more importantly, the win secured a playoff spot for the Wildcats. Kirby Connell had 17 points, Elijah Rodgers added 13 and J. Andrew Gore added 12 in a 84-67 home win. Blacksburg improves to 12-6 overall and 5-2 in the region. The Wildcats stay within striking distance of […]

Underdog Eagles try to pull off historic comeback story



America loves comeback stories, the last-to-first variety that features new stars, big plays and a monumental triumph at the end. That would be the tale of the Philadelphia Eagles if they win Sunday’s Super Bowl. The oddsmakers don’t see it happening and have installed the New England Patriots — yes, them again — as 4½- point favorites. Give Philly its […]

Thomas Lee Logan, Sr.



Thomas Lee Logan, Sr., age 67, of 2007 West Buford Street, Gaffney, South Carolina, answered the Master’s call on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at Mary Black Hospital, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Son of the late Jack Houey of Gaffney and the late Edna Guest Logan, he was born on November 27, 1951, in Gaffney. In addition to his parents, he was […]

Debbi Horton



Boiling Springs, S.C. — Deborah “Debbi” Worrock Horton, 61, of 298 Ferndale Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Spartanburg, she was the wife of Brent Christopher Horton and daughter of the late Lindley (L.P.) Worrock and Mazie Poteat Worrock. She was a graduate of Boiling Springs […]

Thomas Lander Morris



Thomas Lander Morris, age 47, of 107 Westland Drive, Gaffney, South Carolina, answered the Master’s call on Wednesday morning, January 31, 2018, at 3:50 a.m. at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Son of Geraldine Camp Morris of Gaffney, and the late Roscoe Morris, Jr., he was born on August 15, 1970, in Gaffney. At an early age he […]