Panther student-athletes sign to continue playing in college

Even with schools closed to the coronavirus outbreak, three student-athletes from Batesburg-Leesville High School recently inked agreements to continue their athletic skills at the collegiate level:

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High School League lets schools get competitive on Twitter

Schools are closed and spring sports are canceled across the Palmetto State, but the South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) has gotten creative to foster friendly school vs. school competition….

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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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