2018-04-30

SCRATCHING THE SURFACE



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Jenelle McCraw



GAFFNEY — Jenelle Blanton McCraw, 91, of 311 Mimosa Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 27, 2018, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of the late Walter Howard (Buddy) Mc- Craw and the daughter of the late Paul Blanton and Ethel Sarratt Blanton. She was a graduate of Gaffney […]

Myrtle Lowe



GAFFNEY — Myrtle Daniel Lowe, 98, formerly of Gaffney, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 27, 2018, at White Oak at North Grove in Spartanburg. Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of the late Albert Lowe and daughter of the late Oscar Daniel and Minnie Sellars Daniel. She retired as an apartment manager and was […]

Season slips, slides away





The roller coaster ride season is over for the Gaffney High baseball team. The Indians entered the playoffs on a four game win streak that followed a streak in which they had seven losses in a row. The Indians lasted only two games in the district playoffs after losing 6-0 to Rock Hill in an elimination game at The Jug […]

SPORTS BRIEFS



The Gaffney High golf team finished fourth at the Southern Cross Invitational this weekend. Gaffney’s Zack Gordon shot a 66-73 to finish in second to Boiling Springs Trent Phillips. Seth Taylor shot rounds of 76 and Cody Transou had two rounds of 79. Ryker Ward had a 79-86. The Indians will host the Region III-5A tournament at Cherokee National today. […]

Blacksburg advances to district title game





Blacksburg’s other ace took center stage on Friday. Brody Vipperman allowed only three hits and struck out 12 in 6 2/3 innings in a 3- 0 win over Andrew Jackson to send the Wildcats into today’s district championship game. The Wildcats will play Liberty at 5 p.m. today. If the Wildcats lose that game, a winner-take-all game will follow for […]

Blacksburg, Lady Indians still alive in district playoffs





The Gaffney and Blacksburg High softball teams are still alive in the state district playoffs. Abigail Price tossed a 1-hitter, Hannah Medley went 3-3 and the Lady Indians beat Easley 4-1 in the district opener Friday at Wayne Fuller Field. The Lady Indians lost to the distict’s top seed, Fort Mill, 7-5 on Saturday and now face an elimination game […]

SPORTS CALENDAR



Today Class 2A Baseball Playoff Liberty at Blacksburg 5 p.m (Game 2 if necessary following the completion of the first game. Class 5A Softball Playoff Easley at Gaffney. Class 2A Softball Playoff Blacksburg at Andrew Jackson. 6 p.m. High School Golf Region III-5A Tournament at Cherokee National. 8 a.m. Tuesday Class 5A Boys Soccer Playoff Gaffney at J.L. Mann. Wednesday […]

Indians golfers finish second at region tournament



Stop me if you’ve heard this before. The Boiling Springs golf team is good. Very good. The 4-time defending state champs won the Region III-5A championship by six strokes over host Gaffney on Monday. Dorman was third and Byrnes was fourth.Gaffney’s Zack Gordon finished second in the individual scoreboard with a 68-70. Seth Taylor was next with a 71-72, while Cody Transou shot […]

Lady Indians top Easley, advance to play Fort Mill



The Gaffney High softball team earned another chance at district top seed Fort Mill. Abigail Price allowed only six hits and struck out nine, Faith Belue hit a solo homer and the Lady Indians beat Easley 2-0, Monday to advance to Wednesday’s district title game at Fort Mill. Gaffney needs to beat the Lady Yellow Jackets twice to win the district title. Gaffney […]