Howard spent four years as head coach at Wilson after serving as Ridge View's offensive coordinator. He was the Blazers' first QB when the school first fielded a varsity football team in 1996.
According to reports, Sumter High School Football Coach Ron McBride passed away following a fight against COVID-19.
The Blazers went 5-6 in Perry Parks' first season in 2015, and haven't posted a losing season since. Parks leaves Ridge View with a 45-23 record in six seasons.
Pope was originally committed to App State before flipping last December after getting an offer from Clemson.
Both Shane Beamer and wide receivers coach Justin Stepp told Rice that he has what it takes to see the field and make an impact for the Gamecocks at the wide receiver position.
Ben Lippen named Stephen Cagle as its new Football Program Director and Head Varsity Football Coach Monday night.
The Falcons standout will be a preferred walk-on for the Gamecocks in 2021.
Northside Christian Academy announced the hiring of Coach Dean Howell as its new Head Football Coach and Athletic Director beginning next school year.
White Knoll has a new football coach, and he comes from the most successful football program the state has ever seen.
Wheeler has spent the last three seasons as the head coach of the Knights, leading them to a 22-10 record in that time.
The two-way senior will be a preferred walk-on for the Gamecocks. He rushed for over 1,600 yards and 15 touchdowns last season for the Highlanders.
He's won 12 state championships in his 17-year tenure leading the Hammond Skyhawks.
Fresh off the heels of a state championship win, Dutch Fork quarterback Will Taylor officially signed his letter of intent to play football and baseball for Clemson next year.
He committed to the Seminoles on May 29 and stayed committed to FSU throughout the entire recruitment process.
Sumter Defensive End Justus Boone, the top prospect in the midlands, signed with the Florida Gators during a National Signing Day ceremony Wednesday at the Sumter Economic Development Building.
The most explosive offense in the Midlands steamrolled North Myrtle Beach 42-7 in the SCHSL 4A state championship to bring Richland District One its first football championship since 1970.
Camden was pushing for its eighth state title in the program's 14th appearance in the championship game. The Bulldogs last state title came in 2001.
The Dutch Fork Silver Foxes made history Friday night, topping TL Hanna, 28-6 in the 5A state championship. The win gives the Foxes an unprecedented five-straight state championships, something never done before in the history of the state.
A Richland One school hasn't won a state football championship in 50 years, but the AC Flora Falcons could change that this weekend.
The Dutch Fork Silver Foxes will already go down in South Carolina history as one of the best dynasties in high school football.
Heathwood Hall running back Ronnie Porter was named the 2020 Mr. Richland County High School Football Player of the Year Thursday night.
Click the video to see which teams will be representing the Midlands in next week's state championships.
Hammond captured its fourth-straight SCISA Championship on Friday night, taking down Laurence Manning, 26-6 at Charleston Southern.
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Click the video to watch football highlights from the semi-finals of the SCISA playoffs. “Friday Night Fever” is sponsored by Wendy’s.
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The South Carolina High School League announced Thursday venue locations for this year's football championship games.
In a statement Wednesday afternoon, it was announced that White Knoll High School Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Dean Howell has decided to resign from his roles with the school in order to spend more time with his family.
Click the video to watch football highlights from the first round of the SCISA playoffs. "Friday Night Fever" is sponsored by Wendy's.
Click the video to watch football highlights from week seven of the SCHSL slate. "Friday Night Fever" is sponsored by Wendy's.
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The Blythewood Bengals topped Rock Hill Thursday night, 30-15 to move to 3-2, 2-2 in region play this season.
North Augusta High School canceled its Friday night football game with River Bluff High School on Thursday, according to the school.
White Knoll High School canceled its last two football games Wednesday, following a COVID-19 positive exposure. This decision does not impact White Knoll High’s junior varsity or B teams.
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Click the video to watch high school football highlights from from Oct. 16. "Friday Night Fever" is sponsored by Wendy's.
Click the video to watch highlights from 5A, 4A and 3A action this week. ABC Columbia's "Friday Night Fever" is sponsored by Wendy's.
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Two more teams had their seasons affected Wednesday due to COVID-19.
On Monday, October 5, 2020, 12 student athletes were placed on quarantine for 14 days after the school was notified that an athlete from the opposing team at the October 3 football game tested positive for COVID-19.
Click the video to watch part I of ABC Columbia's high school football highlights from Oct. 2 sponsored by Wendy's.
Click the video to watch highlights from AC Flora's 49-8 win over Richland Northeast Thursday night at Memorial Stadium.
Will Taylor originally committed to play baseball for the Clemson Tigers, but when the scholarship offer came from Dabo Swinney and the football team, he couldn't pass it up.
Pelion High School was forced to postpone two varsity football games after a COVID-19 positive exposure resulted in the team being unable to play or practice.
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Click the video to watch the first part of high school football highlights from Sept. 25 sponsored by Wendy's.
Richland County School District One kicks off their football season tonight and with it, comes new stadium guidelines for spectators.
Lexington High School was forced to cancel two varsity football games and reschedule one after a COVID-19 positive test resulted in the team being unable to play. According to the school, the decision does not impact junior varsity or B teams.
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The Gators' week one matchup with Lexington will be moved to November, while their week two matchup with South Aiken has been canceled.
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Watch SCISA football highlights from Sept. 4.
The Heathwood Hall Highlanders started the season 1-0, holding off Laurence Manning, 21-14 Friday night.
The defending SCISA champion Hammond Skyhawks are off to a 1-0 start after beating Ben Lippen, 35-7 in the season opener Friday night.
He'll be coaching the defensive line for the Cardinals after spending most of his USC career at quarterback.
The South Carolina High School League's executive committee unanimously approved a new proposal, which delays the start of the 2020 football season by two weeks.
The appellate panel of the South Carolina High School delayed a decision on Lexington County's plan to flip fall and spring sports seasons.
The South Carolina High School League's executive committee voted Wednesday morning to move the start of fall sports to September because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The proposed season would begin Jan. 25 and run until April 2. It would include six regular-season games, followed by four rounds of the state playoffs.
This comes after a two-week review of the district's health and safety protocols.
Lexington County School District One is the latest district to suspended all current face to face athletic practices, workouts, and activities.
Lexington Two will suspend summer workouts and athletics activities in an abundance of caution, due to a recent spike in positive COVID-19 cases in the area.
Richland County School District One announced its delaying conditioning activities for fall sports, due to the coronavirus.
He also had offers from Appalachian State, Arizona State, Arkansas and Charlotte.
The South Carolina High School league published guidelines on Thursday afternoon, detailing a return to sports this summer.
Lower Richland has a new football coach.
Rodney Barr is stepping down as the head coach of the Lower Richland football team.
One of River Bluff's best wide receivers is heading north.
Columbia's own Walt Wilson is coming home.
After a standout 2019 season, a Spring Valley wideout will walk-on at USC.
Will Muschamp's son, Jackson, signed with Georgia Wednesday during a National Signing Day ceremony at Hammond School.
Huntley and Burch highlight a stellar recruiting class for South Carolina, which pulled in four of the top five players in the Palmetto State, and eight of the top 11.
Sources confirmed to ABC Columbia Tuesday night Jackson Muschamp, Will Muschamp's son, will commit to Georgia on Wednesday during National Signing Day.
Muschamp also had offers from Boston College, Jacksonville State, Middle Tennessee, Wofford, Western Carolina, and Samford.
Dutch Fork High School varsity football coach and athletic director Tom Knotts has been named the 2019 National High School Football Coaches Association (NHSCA) National Football Coach of the Year. The award is presented jointly with High School Football America.
Dutch Fork standout and Tennessee signee Jalin Hyatt was a one-man wrecking crew for South Carolina's offense, bringing down six receptions for 197 yards and two touchdowns as the Palmetto State secured a 28-17 win.
Click the video above to see highlights from Friday Night's Columbia Metro Senior Bowl at Brookland-Cayce High School.
South Carolina's 2020 recruiting class jumped to No. 17 in the nation thanks to a notable last-minute commitment from the Gamecocks' backyard.
Jordan Burch didn't show his cards until the very end.
James "Radio" Kennedy, a man with an intellectual disability who befriended a high school football team in South Carolina and was the inspiration for the 2003 film "Radio," died Sunday morning.
In a back and forth game between Dutch Fork and Dorman, the Silver Foxes were the last standing in 5A ball Saturday afternoon.
Tom Knotts and the Dutch Fork Silver Foxes will face Dorman for the 5A state championship. A win gives the Silver Foxes the most 5A championships in state history.
The Tigers defeated the Barnwell War Horses 39-14 to claim the 2019 SCHSL 2A State Championship.
It only took the Saluda Tigers about 50 years to get back to a football state championship.
See which teams from the Midlands are moving on to play for a state championship next week in Columbia.
In his career as the Green Wave's head coach, McKissick amassed more victories (621) than any football coach at any level in America.
Click the video to see highlights from Abbeville vs. Gray Collegiate and Saluda vs. Southside from this week's Friday Night Fever.
Click the video to watch highlights from Hammond's SCISA Championship win Friday night, plus 5A, 4A and 3A high school football playoff highlights.
This is the Skyhawks 17th overall state championship in football, their 11th since 2006, and their fifth in the last six seasons.
It's a senior class that features the nation's top recruit, a USC commit and an SEC coach's son, and after Friday night, it could go home with another championship.
The five-star from the Midlands has narrowed down his top-five schools to LSU, Alabama, Georgia, Clemson, and South Carolina.
Click the video above to see all the highlights from the 3A, 2A, and SCISA Midlands teams fighting in the second round of the State Playoffs.
Click the video above to see all the highlights from the 5A, 4A, and 3A Midlands teams fighting in the second round of the SCHSL State Playoffs.
Click the video to watch round one playoff highlights from 3A, 2A and SCISA on Friday Night Fever presented by Wendy's.
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Click the video to watch 5A, 4A, 3A and 2A highlights from week 10 of the high school football slate.