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Wade Hampton band wraps of season

Our award winning Wade Hampton Red Guardsmen finished their Marching Band Season with a trip to the SC Band Directors' Association State Championships. They  The band and parents would like to thank our many supporters of this season: Donna and the Piggly Wiggly Deli Staff, Food Lion, Hampton County Sheriff's office, Hampton Regional Medical Center, Varnville Police Dept., Hampton Police Dept. Food Lion, BI-LO, and a host of Others.

 

Members of the Wade Hampton Red Guardsmen:

Director: E. L. Manigo

Maxwell shatters football milestone

Although Wade Hampton High School football standout Pernell Maxwell III is deserving of credit and admiration for his hard work and dedication to the his team, Maxwell says he could not have achieved his tremendous 2,300 yards plus rushing total this season if not for his fellow teammates and coaching staff.

Ranked amongst the top three high school football athletes in rushing yards in State of South Carolina this season, Maxwell credits the outstanding on-field accomplishment to his team, coaches, family and friends for their unwavering support on and off the field.

Red Devils win in first round

Despite a weak turnout by Wade Hampton High School football fans, the team still prevailed over their powerhouse opponent from Manning by a final score of 23-18 during the team’s first round playoff matchup Friday night.

The Red Devils began the game by receiving the ball and a Manning penalty two downs later gave the Devils a great opening opportunity to control the momentum of the game early on. A Devil fumble several plays later offered Manning an opportunity to steal that momentum right back, but it was a missed opportunity for Manning.

PHA prevails over King

On Nov. 3, the Patrick Henry Academy Patriots took on WW King in the first round of their playoffs. After a weak defensive night, both teams reached double digits before King kneeled to the Pats 60-48. Entering the halftime break, King and PHA were deadlocked at 36-36.

Red Devils conquer May River, photos from EHS senior night

Although Wade Hampton High School Head Coach Jerry Brown felt his team got lucky and came away with a sloppy win last Friday, he is proud of his team and their outstanding season. This season marks the first time in 13 years the Red Devils have won their regional championship.

The Devils finished their championship regular season with a win Oct. 27 over May River by a final score of 41-34, putting WHHS’s season record at 6-4 (4-0 region).

PHA prevails over Andrew Jackson Oct. 27

Patrick Henry traveled to region rival, Andrew Jackson, on Oct 27. The Patriots lost to the Confederates of AJA by a score of 38-34.

"We knew we were going up the road to play a tough opponent, as well as a region rival. I felt like going into the game we were ready, and at the same time I knew the caliber of team our opponent was," stated PHA Head Coach Mike McCoy.

Red Devils win Region against Ridgeland-Hardeeville Oct. 20

The Wade Hampton Red Devils varsity football team, under the first-year leadership of veteran Head Coach Jerry Brown, won their region with an Oct. 20 win against Ridgeland-Hardeeville by a final score of 41-18.

The Devils controlled the game for a majority of regulation, until three consecutive successful onside kicks in the fourth quarter by the Jags allowed for the Devils’ opponents an opportunity to put 12 points on the board.

Lady Pats volleyball wins region title

Patrick Henry Academy parents and athletes jumped for joy as the final point was scored in favor of the Lady Patriots Oct. 17 in Estill. The Lady Pats beat the Raiders of Holly Hill to clench the SCISA Region III A Championship.

“I think our serving was the strong point. I think our serves got us right over the edge at critical points tonight,” said PHA Head Volleyball Coach Belinda McCoy.

PHA vs. Calhoun Oct. 20

Patrick Henry traveled to Calhoun Academy on Friday, Oct 20, and left victorious by a score of 32-22, but PHA’s opponents put up a heck of a fight. 

“Calhoun is a good football team with an explosive big play runner who was very hard to contain,” PHA Head Coach Mike McCoy said. “We rose up to the challenge and did what we had to do to come out ahead of them. Our team made some strides to play with this bunch.”

Lady Devils volleyball beats Bamberg-Ehrhardt

The Wade Hampton Lady Red Devil varsity volleyball team won an Oct. 12 home non-conference match against Bamberg-Ehrhardt by a final score of 3-0. The win put the team's season record at 16-14-1 (2-6 league).

Adding to the excitement of a terrific home win, the ladies also relished in giving their school a win during the team’s Senior Night. The team was spurred to victory from encouragement provided by the school’s marching band and varsity cheerleaders, who both provided plenty of school spirit.  

 

WHHS beats Bluffton; Gators fall to Blackville-Hilda

The Red Devils of Wade Hampton traveled to Bluffton Friday to swim with the 5-3 (2-1) Dolphins of Bluffton and remained ahead on the scoreboard the entire game.  The Red Devils traveled home with a 35-25 victory, putting their season record at an even 4-4 (2-0 region).

Although Head Coach Jerry Brown was not thrilled with the performance of his defense, the team’s offense did see moments of great potential during the game. The Devils’ rookie quarterback connected with receiver Desario Williams for an 89-yard touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter.

PHA wins over Providence Athletic Club

Patrick Henry Academy played Providence Athletic Club (PAC) Oct. 13 for the second week in a row, this time at home, during the school’s Senior Night. The game was also the Patriots’ last regular season home game, which ended in an 18-0 victory for the Pats.

"Just as last week was a struggle for us offensively, this week was no different. They still are a tough squad on defense and they made us get out of our element a bit,” said PHA Head Coach Mike McCoy

NDMS Homecoming

NORTH DISTRICT MIDDLE SCHOOL CELEBRATED ITS 2017 HOMECOMING/PARENTS NIGHT ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, WITH A 36-8 WIN OVER EDISTO MIDDLE SCHOOL.

THE EVENING’S FESTIVITIES BEGAN BEFORE THE FOOTBALL GAME WITH EACH ATHLETE FROM THE VOLLEYBALL TEAM, FOOTBALL TEAM, AND CHEERLEADING SQUAD AND HIS/HER PARENTS BEING RECOGNIZED ON THE FIELD.

AT HALFTIME, THE CROWNING OF THE HOMECOMING QUEENS AND THEIR COURT, THE RECOGNITION OF THE 7TH AND 8TH GRADE MISS CONGENIALITY, AND THE AWARDING OF THE PRINCIPAL’S AWARDS TOOK PLACE.

Estill, WHHS football from Sept. 22

Wade Hampton upsets Lakewood

The now 2-4 Wade Hampton High School Red Devils came away with a much-needed 32-13 victory Sept. 22 against larger 4A Lakewood High School, of Sumter.

According to WHHS Head Coach Jerry Brown, this was the first game of the season in which the Red Devils did not fumble the football or lose an athlete to injury. Although numerous athletes have sustained injuries in previous games, Brown believes his team is far from out of commission.

PHA football wins in 500th game

The Patrick Henry Academy Patriots football team faced off against the Saints of Clarendon Hall Sept.  15, in Estill. In the first region game of the season for the Pats, the team played hard and added a 30-28 victory to their season total, now at 3-1.  Last season, Clarendon Hall fell to the Pats by a final score of 38-14.

In Friday night’s game, the Patriots were forced to substitute some players due to illness and one player in particular, Jackson Wiggins, did an excellent job filling in. 

PHA volleyball vs Colleton Prep

The Patrick Henry Academy volleyball team has taken to the court and is quickly nearing the midway point of their regular season. Head Coach Belinda McCoy holds an optimistic outlook of the remainder her team’s season and the possibility of a successful postseason run.  

So far this season, the Lady Pats have accrued a season record of 3-3-1 in SCISA A Region III volleyball.  

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