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Battery Creek’s Forehand inks track scholarship

Recent Battery Creek graduate Gari “GiGi” Forehand is officially committed to the track and field program at Newberry College, a decision she sealed last week at with her mother and coaches present.

Photo courtesy of Tyrone Pierce Forehand (seated, left) signs her letter of intent alongside her mother Eydie Moody, Battery Creek principal Chad Cox and track coach Tyrone Pierce.

Gov. McMaster visits Berkeley Hall for Players Amateur

Adding to an intriguing final round at the Players Amateur, Gov. Henry McMaster made an appearance at the Berkeley Hall clubhouse Sunday evening.

Dan Hunt/Beaufort Today Gov. Henry McMaster speaks at the clubhouse Sunday at Berkeley Hall Club.

Rainey draws influence from RBC Heritage champ

Given South Carolina’s golf history, it was no surprise there were some state connections in the field at last week’s Players Amateur.

Dan Hunt/Beaufort Today Will Rainey hits an iron from the 18th fairway at Berkeley Hall.

Governor McMaster visits Berkeley Hall clubhouse

Adding to what was an already intriguing final round at the Players Amateur, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster made an appearance at the Berkeley Hall clubhouse on Sunday evening.

Dan Hunt/Beaufort Today Governor Henry McMaster speaks to the clubhouse at North Berkeley.

Knowles tops Nimmer in playoff, claims Players Amateur championship

Fans who stuck around Berkeley Hall’s North Course through a three-and-a-half-hour weather delay Sunday were rewarded with a dramatic a finish to the Players Amateur.

Courtesy of Angela McSwain/Heritage Classic Foundation Phillip Knowles pumps his fist after sinking his tournament-clinching par putt.

Nimmer, Humphrey share lead before final round at Players Amateur

The young golfers competing in the Players Amateur at Berkeley Hall Club have received the full Lowcountry-in-July experience from a weather standpoint through three days.

Courtesy of Angela McSwain/Heritage Classic Foundation Bluffton’s Bryson Nimmer rolls one up the hill on 18 during Friday’s second round.

Kentucky’s Musselman leads Player Amateur after two rounds

Friday’s round at the Players Amateur from Berkeley Hall Club is in the books and the contenders are starting to emerge for a coveted sponsor’s exemption in the 2018 RBC Heritage.

Angela McSwain/Heritage Classic Foundation Musselman sinks his last putt on 18 during Friday’s round.

Ogletree, Rainey lead Players Amateur through one round

Most of the field is still in the mix after day one of the Players Amateur at Berkeley Hall Club.

Dan Hunt/Beaufort Today Georgia Tech sophomore Andy Ogletree, who is tied for the lead, takes his final putt of the day Thursday.

NFL defenders Parker, Poe host local skills camp

Kansas City Chiefs free safety Ron Parker returned home to Beaufort over the weekend to host his third annual amateur skills camp at Beaufort Middle School.

Cummings revisits gold medal performance, talks upcoming schedule

The two-time reigning junior world weightlifting champion had just resumed his training schedule at CrossFit Beaufort.

Dan Hunt/Beaufort Today C.J. Cummings sits by his platform between sets during a workout.

NFL defensive end Taylor helps out at Beaufort football camp

The Beaufort High football program wrapped up its 15th annual youth football camp Friday. The elementary and middle schoolers who attended were in for a big surprise — literally — in the form of 6-foot-7, 276-pound NFL defensive end Devin Taylor.

Region’s top teams join fight against cancer

For many, Beaufort’s Dragonboat Race Day is about sharing a relaxing day on the water with friends and neighbors in the name of fighting cancer.

Michelle Flores/Beaufort Today Dragonboat racers take to the water Saturday in downtown Beaufort.

Dragonboat Race Day crowns champions

Much to the delight of paddlers and spectators, Beaufort’s Dragonboat Race Day went on with almost perfect weather and no hiccups Saturday at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park.

Michelle Flores/Beaufort Today Dragonboat races were held Saturday at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park.

Beaufort Academy hosts volleyball skills camp

Thirty-one girls from several area schools attended the Skills and Scrimmage Girls Volleyball Camp last week under the direction of Beaufort Academy coach Donna Patrick.

Photo courtesy of Donna Patrick The camp at Beaufort Academy drew 31 volleyball players from Lowcountry schools.

Ospreys drop doubleheader against Lexington

The Beaufort Ospreys suffered their first losses of the season in a non-league doubleheader Saturday against Lexington.

Dan Hunt/Beaufort Today Lexington players greet Josh Senter at home plate after his third home run.

Cummings wins 4th consecutive world weightlifting title

Beaufort weightlifting phenom C.J. Cummings made it four world championships as many tries over the weekend in Tokyo.

Photo courtesy of Cummings completes his 183-kilogram clean-and-jerk.

Battery Creek personnel a ‘perfect match’ with first-year coach

Whether Battery Creek can field a more competitive football team next season remains to be seen, but under new coach Walt Wilson the Dolphins already are far ahead of last year from a preparation standpoint.

May River graduate posts top time at Beaufort River Swim

The 11th annual Beaufort River Swim took place on Saturday morning at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, where spectators gathered to encourage swimmers through the finish line.

Michelle Flores/Beaufort Today Swimmers take to the water Saturday for the annual Beaufort River Swim.

Miller recognized for service to American Legion baseball

Sunday was George Miller’s day in Beaufort.

Dan Hunt/Beaufort Today Miller receives a copy of the state Senate resolution made in his honor.

Beaufort Ospreys celebrate newfound stability

American Legion Post 9 enjoyed a healthy turnout Sunday for its annual Ospreys alumni baseball game and picnic.

Dan Hunt/Beaufort Today Beaufort High School’s Air Force ROTC presents the colors before the Ospreys’ alumni game Sunday.