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Dillon football eyes another return to state final  SCNow

DILLON, S.C. – Some would consider Friday's game a rite of passage for anyone who plays football at Dillon High School.

He’s one of SC’s best football players. Somehow he’s ‘a secret all over the state’  The State

Shamar McCollum is ranked by Rivals as the second-best high school football player in the state of South Carolina. But have you heard of the Dillon product?

May River’s dream season comes to an end at hands of defending state champion Dillon  The Island Packet

The May River Sharks and Dillon Wildcats matched up Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 in a third-round Class 3A playoff game. Here is the score and recap.

Dillon High School put on lockdown after gun found in student's bag

Dillon, S.C. (WPDE) — A Dillon High School administrator found a gun in a student's bag at Dillon High School Wednesday afternoon, according to Dillon ...

Possible threat to SC school has parents rushing to get their kids  The Herald

The Dillon County Sheriff's Office is investigating a threat to Dillon High School, according to Dillon School District Four Superintendent Ray Rogers says.

Miscues doom Dillon in 34-28 loss to Chester in 3A title game  SCNow

COLUMBIA – As coach Jackie Hayes put it, Dillon High School made just about every mistake it could Friday in the Class 3A state championship game against ...

Dillon hosting 14th Battle of the Bands  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Cedric Page, the president of the Dillon High School Band Booster Club, joined News13 NOW at 9 a.m. on Friday to preview the ...

Dillon School District 4 buys properties, looks to fill teacher vacancies  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Dillon School District Four bought properties for newly hired teachers to live in as an incentive to work for the district.

May River off to Dillon for first third-round appearance  Bluffton Today

Having its best season in program history, the May River football team faces its biggest challenge on the biggest stage yet: a third-round Class AAA showdown ...

Dillon School District Four students ask for more school safety, prayer  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Dillon School District Four students staff and administration say they feel the effects of the Parkland, Florida shooting last week where 17 people were shot and ...

Dillon vs. Chester Class 3A state football championship  SCNow

Dillon played Chester for this year's SCHSL Class 3A state football championship at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia. The Wildcats lost 34-28.

Dillon at Loris football rescheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday  SCNow

Dillon High School's football game at Loris, originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday, is now scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday.

3-star SC defensive end Shamar McCollum commits to Wake Forest  247Sports

Dillon High School (Dillon, S.C.) defensive end Shamar McCollum announced his verbal commitment to Wake Forest Wednesday morning on Twitter.

Dillon offensive coordinator named Georgetown High football coach  South Strand news

Kelvin Roller is the new head football coach at Georgetown High School. Roller was the offensive coordinator for the Dillon High School football team, which has ...

Dillon student upset they weren't allowed to walk out as part of school safety movement

A student at Dillon High School said she was very frustrated by not being allowed to walk out or take part in the national movement to honor the 17 people killed ...

Police investigating who called in threat to Dillon High School

Someone called Dillon High School Wednesday morning and said to get all of the students out of the building, according to Dillon School District Four ...

Dillon does it again: Win over Brookland-Cayce will take Wildcats to state finals  The State

Brookland-Cayce High School football fell 42-7 to Dillon in the Class 3A state semifinal game Nov. 24, 2017.

Powerhouse Dillon ends Gilbert’s magical season  The State

Zareon Hayes ran for three TDs and Dillon used a suffocating defensive performance to defeat Gilbert 34-7 in the Class 3A Lower State semifinals at Leonard ...

Some high school football championships rescheduled due to weather concerns  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

The South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) has rescheduled the football championships that were planned for Saturday, Dec. 8.

Marlboro County Schools announce superintendent finalists

The Marlboro County Board of Education has announced the finalists for the school district's superintendent position. The decision was made Monday, ...

Dillon High School Football Practice | Gallery  SCNow

The Dillon High School football team held their first practice of the 2017 season on Friday, July 28 at 9 a.m. The Wildcats face off against Lumberton in their first.

Red Devils headed to Lower State  The Augusta Chronicle

On Friday night, the 2018 Wade Hampton Red Devils varsity football squad will put 11 young men on the gridiron to battle for the Lower State Championship--a ...

Dillon wins fifth state football title in six years  SCNow

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A hashtag can be gold. The Dillon Wildcats, who ventured into this season with #bringitback, struck it rich today by winning the program's fifth ...

New Georgetown High football coach resigns | Sports  South Strand news

Kelvin Roller has decided to not coach the Georgetown High School football team.

Dillon vs. Chapman Class 3A Football State Championship  SCNow

Dillon High School and Chapman High School faced off at Williams-Brice Stadium for the SCHSL Class 3A football state championship game on Saturday, Dec.

Dillon High School hosts 13th annual 'Battle of the Bands'  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

DILLON, SC (WBTW) - Dozens of music lovers in the Pee Dee came out for the 13th annual Dillon 'Battle of the Bands' Saturday.

Dillon High School assistant principal passes away  WMBF

Michael Rogers, the Assistant Principal at Dillon High School, died Monday, March 27 at McLeod Medical Center in Dillon. He was 49. Dillon County School ...

13 undefeated S.C. high school football teams left headed into season’s final week  The Herald

The latest South Carolina high school football state rankings, Tri-County players of the week and The Herald's Undefeateds Map, from Oct. 30, 2018.

Orangeburg deputies arrest man they say threatened to 'shoot up' local high school  Charleston Post Courier

Orangeburg deputies arrested a man they say threatened to carry out a shooting at a local high school. Charges against the yet-to-be-identified 24-year-old ...

Police investigate Midlands school threat made via Snapchat  The State

Camden High School student reported a threat on Snapchat on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.

What’s happened in the rural school district Obama fought to save  PBS NewsHour

Here's what changed and what didn't in a small town that Barack Obama promised to help nine years ago.

Dillon rolls past Wilson  SCNow

DILLON, S.C. — Dillon quarterback Jay Lester did a little bit of everything Friday night. And what he didn't do, Ty'Quan Porter and Jallian Williams helped out.

Friday night lights resume in the Grand Strand  WMBF

It has been a month since we've seen pads hit the gridiron under the Friday night lights of Grand Strand's high school football stadiums, but that changes this ...

School threats lead to arrests throughout SC  The State

Even as Gov. Henry McMaster schedules a summit on school safety in the wake of the Florida shooting, the list of SC schools involved in incidents continues to ...

Dillon vs. Mullins Football | Gallery  SCNow

Dillon High School hosted its first home varsity football game of the season against Mullins High School at Dillon Memorial Stadium on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

Lowcountry trio lands on Shrine Bowl roster  Live 5 News WCSC

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Three area football players will represent the state in the annual Shrine Bowl later this year. Hanahan's Cooper Dawson, Fort ...

High school roundup: Reinke qualifies for state golf tournament with sizzling effort  The Herald

The Herald's high school roundup from Oct. 18, 2018, including a state golf-qualifying performance from Northwestern's Kayleigh Reinke, and region cross ...

Big band competition to draw thousands to Dillon

A marching band competition is expected to draw about 4000 people to Dillon this Saturday at Memorial Stadium, according to officials with Dillon Band Booster ...

Teen girl throws urine on 2 students at Dillon High School, deputies say  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

DILLON, SC (WBTW) - Dillon County deputies arrested a teenage girl for assaulting students with bodily fluid at Dillon High School.

Dillon vs. Strom Thurmond Football Playoff | Gallery  SCNow

The Dillon High School Wildcats hosted the Strom Thurmond High School Rebels in the first round of the Class AAA playoffs on Friday, Nov. 3 at Dillon Memorial ...

Bulldogs prepare to rule 2018 football season | Sports  South Strand news

It's been a tumultuous offseason for the Georgetown Bulldogs. After reaching the second round of the AAA state tournament last season, head coach Ken Cribb ...

Dillon's McDaniel takes different path  SCNow

DILLON, S.C. -- Jermaine McDaniel's National Signing Day will be different from others in the Pee Dee. The Dillon High School star graduated with honors in ...

Students across SC charged with making threats following Fla. school shooting  The Island Packet

There have been at least nine threats against South Carolina schools in the wake of last week's deadly mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Nehemiah Squire is one of 2022's most remarkable young running backs  Youth1

One of the most well represented positions in the class of 2022 is the Running Back position. This class is full of impressive young backs, who are oozing with ...

Pee Dee ministry group builds ramps for people in need  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

The Main Street United Methodist Men and members of the Dillon High School football team built a handicap ramp for a woman in need over the weekend.

Dillon High percussion instructor Kenneth Smith selected for Panthers' drumline  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Dillon High School percussion instructor Kenneth Smith Jr. recently was selected for the Carolina Panthers PurrCussion drumline.

McCollum, Williams ink with D-I programs  SCNow

FLORENCE – A pair of area football players also took advantage of the early signing period by inking with Southeastern Division I colleges on Wednesday.

Some SC lawmakers work other government gigs  The Nerve

At least eight South Carolina lawmakers received paychecks in 2017, either as employees or contractors, from state or local government agencies, raising ...

Former Dillon High student pleads guilty to carrying gun  WMBF

Former Dillon High student Miracle Harley appeared in court Wednesday, entering a plea after being accused of carrying a gun to school and threatening a rival ...

Dillon Coach Will Lead The 2018 SC Shrine Bowl Team

The 2018 Shrine Bowl coaching staff was announced during Saturday's Shrine Bowl.

Melton, McDaniel dynamic duo for Dillon  SCNow

COLUMBIA — Dillon High School defensive end Jermaine McDaniel Jr. and offensive tackle J.T. Melton are three-year starters who compete on the field, weight ...

Dillon vs. Hanahan Football | Gallery  SCNow

Dillon High School hosted the football game against Hanahan High School on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. The Dillon Wildcats won, 62-7.

Casey Manning, trailblazer, inducted into the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame

Despite a leaning to attend school out of state, Casey Manning opted to become a trailblazer in his home state of South Carolina. Following 50 years of ...

St. James Intermediate latest school to investigate threats in days following Florida shooting  WMBF

An Horry County school is the latest to investigate threats made against the facility and its students in the days following the deadly school shooting at Marjory ...

Michael Rogers, who coached Latta softball to 5 state finals, dead at 49  SCNow

Michael Rogers, who won 345 games in 22 years as Latta High School's softball coach and guided the Vikings to five Class A state finals, died Monday.

2 Dillon football players charged with theft  WMBF

Two Dillon High football champs are facing charges for allegedly stealing from a rival basketball team.

Dillon Christian repeats as SCISA Class A football champion  SCNow

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Dillon Christian is a repeat SCISA Class A football champion, and coach Christian Wolfe was more than happy to get doused by the water ...

D19 board holds emergency meeting  The Augusta Chronicle

The Barnwell District 19 School Board held an emergency meeting last week.While an exact reason for the June 1 emergency meeting was not disclosed, the ...

Former Dillon star gets taste of Major League Baseball  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Reaching the Major Leagues is every baseball player's dream.

Ground broken in Dillon for Harbor Freight expansion  SCNow

DILLON, S.C. — Harbor Freight Tools held a groundbreaking Wednesday for an expansion to its distribution center in Dillon on Wednesday, which will create ...

‘ It’s time to play’: McCall determined to lead Dillon to fourth straight state championship  SCNow

DILLON -- Barbara McCall would hear none of it. No way could she watch her son, Avery McCall, even practice as a Dillon freshman quarterback. “ Everybody ...

Dillon's Coach Hayes to be honored by FMU  SCNow

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Coach Hayes keeps on winning – but you won't hear that from him.

Dillon High School football player breaks neck in ATV accident  WCBD News 2

Dillon running back Johnny Allen will be out for the rest of the season after suffering a broken neck in an ATV accident on Sunday.

Power Five commitment recap: July 7-13  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is still more than seven months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented ...

Dillon pushes Mallard Creek to the limit  SCNow

DILLON, S.C. — Jackie Hayes isn't much for moral victories, but the Dillon High School football coach didn't sound too disappointed following his team's loss to ...

S.C. STATE FOOTBALL: Bulldogs relieved to keep win streak alive  The Times and Democrat

While on a 4-game win streak, it's OK to know you won one game that you probably should have lost.

Dillon Wildcats win third state title in five years  WMBF

COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) - The Dillon High School football team finished what it started out to do during preseason practice back in August: Win the South ...

Gov. McMaster calls for police officers in all SC schools  Myrtle Beach Online

S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster asked for $5 million in the state budget to put police officers in schools. Putting one in every school would cost far more.

Berkeley County's Cane Bay schools the latest target of threats reported across South Carolina  Charleston Post Courier

Three Berkeley County schools were placed on lockdown around noon Tuesday after Cane Bay High received threatening calls, making it the latest South ...

One officer killed, seven others wounded in Vintage Place shooting  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — An officer described by his chief as "the bravest police officer I have ever known" was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in a west ...

SC legislators paid millions in income, gifts from special interests  The Herald

S.C. General Assembly members and their family made more than $8 million from public sources and $1 million from special interests that lobby the State House ...

Hawks fall in playoffs, lose 20 seniors | Sports  The Gazette

Year No. 1 of the David Morbitzer era on Murray Drive in Hanahan came to a close on Friday. The Hanahan Hawks were shot down by visiting Wade Hampton ...

Chapman HS wins state championship

The Chapman High School football team won a state championship Saturday in Columbia.

3 Mecklenburg County stars to play in Shrine Bowl Saturday  The Charlotte Observer

Three Mecklenburg County stars will play in the annual all-star game Saturday.

Dillon claims top spot in Morning News preseason football poll  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Dillon and Hartsville ended last season at the top of their respective classes and will begin this year at the top of the Morning News ...

Football players Wilmore and Hawkins leave York  The Herald

Prominent York Cougars football players Wally Wilmore and Brayden Hawkins have transferred a week before the high school football season starts, and two ...

Mullins football standout signs with Newberry College  SCNow

MULLINS, S.C. – Mullins Auctioneers senior football player Tyquawn Horne signed a national letter of intent to play at Newberry College two weeks ago.

Dillon boys suffer cold night in the city  SCNow

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Some nights, you just can't buy a basket. The Dillon Wildcats shot just 28.2 percent from the field in a 65-57 loss to Southside in the Class.

Ray Allen highlights 7 SC Athletic Hall of Fame inductees  Index-Journal

Two-time NBA champion and 10-time all-star Ray Allen is among seven people with ties to South Carolina who will be inducted into the South Carolina Athletic ...

2017 Shrine Bowl Rosters Includes 16 From Area

Rosters for the 2017 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas were released Sunday afternoon and include 15 athletes from the Upstate.

Wolves end season in third round | Sports  Berkeley Independent

ST. STEPHEN – Down two touchdowns about two hours from home on the coolest night of football in the Lowcountry this fall, visiting Brookland-Cayce High ...

Early Signing Period Begins for Area Football Stars  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Myrtle Beach, SC (WBTW) - The early signing period for high school football players began today and a handful of our area players took advantage. Here is the ...

Lake View wins Class A state football championship  SCNow

COLUMBIA, S.C. — In the mid-December chill Friday night, Lake View running back Tyshawn McDaniel was oblivious to it.

Brookland-Cayce knocks off Timberland in Class AAA playoffs  Charleston Post Courier

ST. STEPHEN — Down two touchdowns nearly two hours from home on the coolest night of football in the Lowcountry this fall, visiting Brookland-Cayce High ...

South Carolina wide receiver Kwinton Smith will transfer out of the football program  Garnet And Black Attack

Redshirt sophomore wide receiver Kwinton Smith is transferring away from the South Carolina football program, according to a report by The Big Spur.

WATCH: The Florence Christmas Parade  WMBF

The Florence Christmas Parade was held on Saturday, December 16 at 11 a.m., and WMBF News once again proudly broadcasted the event online and on-air.

South Carolina Football: WR Kwinton Smith Will Reportedly Transfer  Bleacher Report

South Carolina Gamecocks receiver Kwinton Smith, who was set to begin his redshirt sophomore season in 2014, will reportedly transfer from the program...

Top 11 ranked Wake Forest recruits of the Dave Clawson Era  247Sports

The Demon Deacons are on quite a run on the recruiting trail, snagging five commitments in an eight-day period in late June, highlighted by a pair of four-star ...

Hayes, Ivey and Pate selected for SC Football Coaches Hall  SCNow

Dillon football coach Jackie Hayes, former Marion and Lake City coach Bobby Ivey and ex-Timmonsville and Lake View coach Bill Pate will be part of a ...

Carolina Stampede AAU basketball organizes in Marion  SCNow

MARION, S.C. – The Carolina Stampede Youth Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball team hosted it s first Spring Hoop It Up event at Marion High School to ...

Jackie Hayes' Saga: Still Going  FITSNews

We often refer to South Carolina's eighty-plus school districts as “fiefdoms,” and in Dillon County, S.C. the term applies quite literally. Dillon – as this story on The ...

FDTC softball a huge hit this season  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence-Darlington Technical College softball coach Heber Watson has witnessed something more than the rejuvenation of pitcher Marissa ...

Coastal Carolina football team dismisses ex-Morning News Football Player of the Year McCall  SCNow

Former Dillon High School quarterback and two-time Morning News Football Player of the Year Avery McCall has been dismissed from Coastal Carolina ...

CCHS Marching Saints earn Best Drum Major Award in competition  The Tand

More than 30 high school bands from around the region competed in the Garden City Classic competition at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School on Saturday, ...

After Obama Spotlight, a Rural District Saw Progress, More Challenges  Education Week

In a small town the president promised to help 8 years ago, here's what changed, and what didn't.

Fifteen players selected to all-state baseball teams  SCNow

Latta's JK Love was named Class A Player of the Year and 14 area players were named to the South Carolina Baseball Coaches all-state teams released ...

Triumphant returns, close calls and repeats | Sports  Berkeley Independent

The final days of 2016 are melting away and today is a perfect time to look back at the year and review some of the moments that made it one.

State considers mandatory School Resource Officer training in wake of viral video  WMBF

School Resource Officers are hired to protect students and staff, but when authorities fired a Richland County, South Carolina deputy last month for excessive ...

Hugo left Florence, Pee Dee ‘torn up’  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — It has been 25 years since a scoundrel by the name of Hugo made an unforgettable, devastating visit to the Pee Dee, but the name still ...

2016 Mayhem Indoor Battle of the Bands

Sixteen high school marching bands will compete in the 2016 NC Show Style Marching Band Competition this Saturday, October 22, 2016.

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