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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.

Beaufort High hopes to reload at running back

With summer practice starting up, Beaufort High is set to break in a new crop of running backs to replace North-South all-stars Omar Cummings and Wyatt Sherpensky.

Beaufort Today file photo Kyleik Middleton rushes for a 28-yard gain against Colleton County in November.

Junior Ospreys showing growth in year two

Just as a healthy farm system is the key to producing a winner in Major League Baseball, building a junior team in Legion baseball helps establish a program at the senior level.

Photo courtesy of Steven Vega Vega, right, chats with the official scorer during a game last summer.

Osprey seniors’ season underway

The Beaufort Ospreys American Legion Post 9 baseball senior team’s season is officially underway.

Photo courtesy of Beaufort Ospreys Back row, left to right: manager Dean Adkins, Brice Adkins, Dallas Higuet, Spensor Stewart, Kyle Lanning, Rome Wallace, coach Al Wallace. Front row: Matthew Cieplewski, Patrick Talbert, Hartley Smith, Connor Clancy, Cooper Woods.

Cummings looks to defend Junior World Championship

It’s become the norm for C.J. Cummings. A few times a year, the Beaufort weightlifting phenom takes his talents to the national or world stage, breaks records and goes home a champion.

Cummings moments before a lift in Thailand. Photo by Andy Blaida.

First-year coach Wilson gets first look at Battery Creek

Battery Creek hasn’t tasted a winning football season since 2012’s 7-6 campaign.

Seventh-grader lands closest shot at hole-in-one event

Roughly 250 people from around the Lowcountry trekked to Old South Golf Links last week to qualify for Saturday’s main event: Palmetto Electric Cooperative’s Touchstone Energy Million Dollar Hole-In-One Shootout.

Dan Hunt/Beaufort Today Griz takes his event-winning shot.

Beaufort and basketball coach Livesay part ways; school promotes Mike Ark

Beaufort athletic director Linc Lyles said last week the school is parting ways with boys basketball coach Nathan Livesay in a mutual decision based largely on Livesay exploring other interests.

Beaufort Academy boys soccer wins fourth consecutive state championship

CHARLESTON — After watching their peers from the girls team take home a state championship hours earlier, the Beaufort Academy boys prevailed Friday night at Porter-Gaud with a 2-1 overtime victory against Palmetto Christian Academy.

Beaufort Academy takes girls soccer state title

CHARLESTON — When leading scorer Mary Keane had to leave the field with a head injury in the first half of the SCISA Class A title game Friday at Porter-Gaud, Amanda Kahn knew she had to step her game up as Beaufort Academy’s only other senior.

Beaufort enters spring practice with a few options at quarterback

Beaufort High’s quarterbacks weren’t asked to do too much in 2016.

Beaufort Today file photo Jeffrey Smyth scans the field in a game last fall.

Beaufort softball wins District Vll championship, advances in state tournament

With the game tied and the bases loaded with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, Beaufort senior Mary Claire Sumner stayed calm and worked the count to full.

Dan Hunt/Beaufort Today St. James’ Maquenzie Schult makes a leaping catch at the wall.

Freshman leads Marquette to Big East crown at Callawassie Island

For the fourth year in a row, Callawassie Island Golf Club played host to the Big East men’s golf championship tournament.

Photos courtesy of Stephen Morton Marquette celebrates its second title in three years on the 18th green.

Beaufort softball to host district final

The Beaufort High softball team advanced to the district tournament final Saturday with a 6-3 victory over St. James.

Photos courtesy of Carleen Franks Beaufort’s Mary-Claire Sumner winds up during a recent win against Thomas Heyward.