Panthers Uncaged? Coaches planning for season despite virus

The 2020 Batesburg-Leesville football season is shaping up to be like none other. With the impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the season is in question. Head coach Gary Adams…

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Panther baseball tops Swansea, falls to Fox Creek

The Batesburg-Leesville varsity baseball team defeated Swansea last week while dropping two contests to Fox Creek. The Panthers are now 2-3 overall and 0-2 in Region 2-AA, but games are…

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Panthers soccer gets in a few contests before shutdown

The Batesburg-Leesville varsity boys soccer team opened the 2020 season with big wins over Ninety Six and Gray Collegiate. The Panthers are 2-0 overall and 1-0 in Region 2-AA as…

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B-L softball tops Gilbert, loses close one to Ninety-Six

The Batesburg-Leesville varsity softball season got off to an exciting start as the Panthers defeated rival Gilbert 4-3 on a Ryanne Yarborough walk-off home run last Tuesday. The Panthers dropped…

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Gary Phillips Invitational brings 200 athletes to town

On Saturday, the Batesburg-Leesville track and field teams hosted the inaugural Gary Phillips Invitational at B-L. On the boys side, the Pelion Panthers won with 155 points while Strom Thurmond…

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Sports Briefs

High school sports seasons suspended The Governor of South Carolina announced Sunday afternoon that all public schools in South Carolina would be closed for the rest of March. With that…

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Panther softball season gets underway this week

The Batesburg-Leesville softball teams will get their regular season started this week. Rain has played havoc with the preseason and forced cancellation of last week’s Meet the Panthers and alumni…

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