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Battery Creek outlasts Calhoun County in overtime

Battery Creek saw its 22-7 fourth quarter lead slip away against Calhoun County Friday night but rallied in overtime for a 29-22 homecoming victory.

Sue Jarrett/For Beaufort Today - Jordan Wilson (10) and Elijah Dean tackle Calhoun County’s Raquarious Greene in the first half.

Beaufort survives May River’s upset bid with 9-7 win

The Beaufort Eagles survived a nail-biter on the road against May River Friday night by a score of 9-7.

Sue Jarrett/For Beaufort’s Kagel Coke intercepts a pass off the hands of May River’s Cal Shanks. Coke returned the pick for a score.

Sheriff’s Office: Irma will be ‘significantly more impactful than Matthew’

The Beaufort County’s Sheriff’s Office held an emergency press conference Wednesday afternoon regarding the impending threat of Hurricane Irma.

Dan Hunt/Beaufort Today - Emergency Management Commander Lt. Col. Neil Baxley outlined three likely scenarios for Irma’s path. The red arrow is the most severe for Beaufort County.

Beaufort wins battle up front, defeats rival Bluffton

For the first time since 2013, Beaufort High defeated its rival Bluffton, doing so by a score of 41-21 at home Friday.

Sue Jarrett/For Beaufort Today - Kyleik Middleton evades the Bluffton defense on his way to the end zone.

Battery Creek volleyball splits pair of matches in Savannah

Battery Creek volleyball traveled Thursday evening to Savannah to face some solid competition in Savannah Country Day and Richmond Hill.

Dan Hunt/Beaufort Today Battery Creek shakes its opponents’ hands after beating Richmond Hill in two sets.

Freshman leads Beaufort tennis into 2017 season

Beaufort, a consistent state playoff team under coach Dave Riedmayer, gets its tennis season underway this week.

Beaufort Today file photo McKenzie Daniel, left, poses with her state tournament medal alongside Bluffton’s Rachel Riley.

Beaufort cornerback starting to receive college interest

Beaufort High cornerback Reggie Jones Jr. is one of the most intriguing college prospects in the area.

Beaufort Today file photo Reggie Jones Jr., left, breaks up a pass against Colleton County last season.

Beaufort cruises past rival Battery Creek

Beaufort took care of business at home and improved to 2-0 with a comfortable 48-13 defeat of longtime rival Battery Creek 0n Friday.

Sue Jarrett/For Beaufort Today Beaufort’s Kyleik Middleton high-steps into the end zone for the game’s second touchdown.

Senior-laden Battery Creek volleyball hopes to put it all together

Entering his fourth year as volleyball coach at Battery Creek, Torri McCullough hopes he finally has the senior-laden team to win a region title and advance in the SCHSL Class AAA playoffs.

Courtesy of Jeff Wagner Michaux Gee (5) sets to Dazanni Hinton (15) in a 2016 match.

Beaufort High ready to host rival Dolphins

Prep football season openers are typically teams’ sloppiest games of the year. Defenses dominate and the teams that win often show their offense is just a little more prepared for the season ahead.

Beaufort Today file photo Beaufort tight end Joseph Crayton makes a catch as Battery Creek’s Tyrone Washington goes in for a tackle last season.

Swansea spoils Battery Creek's opener

Battery Creek hasn’t won a football season opener since 2011, a streak that will survive another year after the Dolphins lost 27-13 at home Friday to Swansea.

Sue Jarrett/For Beaufort Today - Battery Creek’s Brandon Wilson chases down Swansea’s Devyn Wannamaker.

Beaufort football to kick off Friday against Wando

The Beaufort High football team is two days away from starting the season and it will be tested right away against Class AAAAA opponent Wando at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Beaufort Today file photo Kyleik Middleton carries the ball against Colleton County last season.

Battery Creek begins season Friday

The Walter Wilson era at Battery Creek will officially begin Friday when the Dolphins host Swansea.

Beaufort Today file photo Battery Creek’s Daziyuh Hinton chases a May River rusher last season.

Beaufort Academy hits the road for season opener

Looking to bounce back from a 2-7 record, Beaufort Academy kicks off its season in SCISA eight-man football at 7:30 p.m. Friday at St. John’s Christian.

Courtesy of Beaufort Academy Beaufort Academy celebrates a victory against Northside Christian Academy last season.

Whale Branch football gets set for new season

The Whale Branch football team wrapped up its first week of scrimmaging Sunday with coach Jerry Hatcher feeling relatively optimistic heading into a new season.

Dan Hunt/Beaufort Today Whale Branch’s defense lines up against Wade Hampton at Friday’s scrimmage.

SCHSL proposes 2018 realignment

The South Carolina High School League released a reclassification proposal last week that would take effect in 2018.

Archived photo - Bluffton’s Ashby Cribb tries to get away from Beaufort’s Kamren Spann in the 2016 Broad River Bowl, which Bluffton won 35-14.

Beaufort track’s Glover heads to Benedict College

Beaufort graduate and track standout Savionna Glover made her commitment to Benedict College’s track program public Tuesday afternoon.

Archived photo. Glover prepares for a jump this past season.

New coach: Battery Creek’s days as a doormat are over

New Battery Creek football coach Walt Wilson kicked off his first summer practice at the school the same way he has for most of his 25 years in coaching: with a weekend camp that features an overnight stay and midnight practice.

Dan Hunt/Beaufort Today The Dolphins circle around coach Walt Wilson as he gives instructions at the start of practice.

Beaufort Academy volleyball boasts talented roster

Having lost only one player from a 2016 team that reached the SCISA Class A/AA semifinals, Beaufort Academy volleyball coach Donna Patrick is feeling optimistic with a new season fast approaching.

Dan Hunt/Beaufort Today Beaufort Academy volleyball coach Donna Patrick walks her team through a drill at practice.

County coaches meet for annual convocation

About 200 Beaufort County coaches packed into May River’s auditorium Thursday for the school district’s annual athletic convocation.

Courtesy of Whale Branch Early College High School Hilton Head Island athletic director Joe Monmonier and Whale Branch athletic director Carlos Cave lead a discussion at the school district’s coaches convocation.