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Smith named PHS athletic director

PICKENS — Already set to be his alma mater’s new football coach, Chad Smith will be taking over the reins of the entire athletic department at Pickens High School, the school announced in a news release Tuesday.

Smith will assume athletic director duties at PHS next year after the Pickens County Scohol board approved his appointment on Monday night, principal Corey Willimon said in a news

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Rogers golf tourney scheduled for April 29

PICKENS — The 13th annual Charles F. Rogers Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament is scheduled for April 29.

The tournament, which annually benefits a male and female senior basketball player from Pickens High School planning to attend a university, college or technical school, is set to kick off with a 2 p.m. shotgun start at Southern Oaks Golf Course.

The tournament will follow a captain’s choice format, and entry costs $75 per person for a four-person team. Hole sponsorships are available for $50 as well, and prizes will be awarded for first-, second- and third-place teams, longest drive and closest to the pin.

Lunch will be provided from noon-1:30 p.m.

“Since we established this scholarship fund, we have been blessed with so many supporting

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Pickens High athletes sign with colleges

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From left, Pickens High School’s Taylor Farmer (volleyball), Robert Jones (track) and Miriam Ross (track) all signed to continue their athletic careers in college last Thursday.

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PICKENS — Three Pickens High School athletes signed to take their games to the next level last week.

Lady Blue Flame volleyball standout Taylor Farmer inked Thursday with Presbyterian College, while Pickens track standouts Robert Jones and Miriam Ross signed to compete at Anderson

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Rogers golf tourney scheduled for April 29

PICKENS — The 13th annual Charles F. Rogers Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament is scheduled for April 29.

The tournament, which annually benefits a male and female senior basketball player from Pickens High School planning to attend a university, college or technical school, is set to kick off with a 2 p.m. shotgun start at Southern Oaks Golf Course.

The tournament will follow a captain’s choice format, and entry costs $75 per person for a four-person team. Hole sponsorships are available for $50 as well, and prizes will be awarded for first-, second- and third-place teams, longest drive and closest to the

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Pickens team wins volleyball tourney

PICKENS — One week after finishing 10th in the standings at the 108-team 13s tournament at the Mizuno Big South Volleyball Tournament in Atlanta, the Carolina One 13 Power Pickens team went undefeated in the 34-team Palmetto Regional Tournament in Charlotte, capturing

Carolina One 13 Power Pickens team, known as Fire, are front row, from left: Ali Pace and Hannah Campbell. Middle: Lauren Dow, Bailee Earnhardt, Katie Ann Ray and Amber Chapman. Back row: Coach Lillian Hendricks, Calie Covey, Megan Carpenter, Caroline Lucas, Alaina Craigo, Allison Yates and Coach Peggy Anthony.

the gold championship and the region title to finish the season.

Two years ago, the squad known as Fire finished fourth as an 11U team playing up in the 12s division, while last year finishing runner-up in the 12s.

“This year was their first to finish on top, and it was extremely thrilling,” head coach Peggy Anthony said.

At the Charlotte Convention Center on Friday, April 7, starting at six points each, Fire defeated Fort Mill 13 Green (25-17, 25-16) before beating Charleston Juniors 13 Red (25-15, 25-12). Beginning at four points each the next day, defeated by Fire were Intense 13 Elite Columbia (25-14, 25-12), Palmetto Strikers 13 Premier from

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All-region

For their performances during the 2017 season, two players from the Carolina One Volleyball Club 13U Power Pickens team have been named to the Palmetto Region All-Tournament Team. Middle hitter Megan Carpenter, right, daughter of Roger and Cathy Carpenter and a seventh grader at Powdersville Middle School, is first team all-region. She tallied 271 kills, hit .266, served 94

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King breaks records

Keyshawn King, a junior from Liberty High School, took home two gold medals and set two meet records at the Foothills Track Classic at Byrnes High School on March 18. He won the triple jump with a jump of 46-3.75, which beat the previous record of 45-0. He also won the long jump with a jump of 22-2, which beat the previous record of 21-8. His jump of 22-2 was also a personal record.

 

Trio of Liberty seniors sign to play at North Greenville

By Rocky Nimmons
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LIBERTY — Last Friday was a big day for the Liberty High School family, as three football players off one of the most successful teams in Red Devil history signed to play next

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Liberty 10U basketball team wins Palmetto Tournament

LIBERTY — With only eight regular-season games played this year, the 10U Liberty Cavaliers boys’ basketball team pulled out an undefeated year.

Following the great season, the team began the Palmetto playoffs on Feb. 11. The playoffs featured 28 teams spread over two brackets.

After winning the bottom of the bracket, Liberty advanced to play a tough opponent in the also-undefeated Easley Storm on Feb. 15.

Following a great start in the first half, Liberty never looked

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Baseball/softball signups underway at Pickens Rec

PICKENS — Baseball/Softball registration is being taken now through Feb. 24 at the Pickens Recreation Center on Sangamo Road in Pickens.

The following age divisions are offered: Instructional (coed), 4

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