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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Midlands media icon with ties to Batesburg to lead parade

Jonathan Rush, who has been a familiar presence on Midlands radio for more than three decades, will serve as Grand Marshal for this weekend’s 5th annual Shamrock Parade through downtown…

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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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Weather affects openers for Batesburg-Leesville soccer

The Batesburg-Leesville girls soccer season got off to a rough start last week with a 1-0 loss to Brookland-Cayce. However, the varsity boys and junior varsity were rained out of…

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Panthers fall in baseball to Gray Collegiate

The Batesburg-Leesville varsity baseball team dropped to 1-1 overall as they fell to Gray Collegiate 4-1 on Saturday. The Panthers were scheduled to host Swansea Monday night and travel to…

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Panthers open baseball season with win

The Batesburg-Leesville varsity baseball team opened the 2020 season with a 9-2 win over Calhoun County at home Friday in the opener of the Windham Services Sports Turf Pre-Season Invitational….

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Lady Panthers fall in first round of playoffs

The 2019-20 season came to a close last week for the Batesburg-Leesville varsity girls basketball team as they fell in the first round of the Class AA playoffs to Blacksburg…

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