Panthers pull away from Wildcats for big Region win

The Batesburg-Leesville Panthers defeated Ninety Six 39-14 last week on the road to improve to 4-4 overall and 2-1 in Region 2-AA. The Panthers host Fox Creek (4-4, 1-2) on…

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Panthers run over Bulldogs 33-7 in Region win

Batesburg-Leesville dominated the Silver Bluff Bulldogs Friday night by running over, through and around them. Marvin Gantt led the way with a season-high 33 carries for 145 yards and three…

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SPORTS ROUND-UP: Oct. 10-16

B-L cross-country prepares for Region meet The Batesburg-Leesville cross-country teams traveled to Fox Creek last week for their final regular season meet. They are off this week for final preparations…

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New stadium debut may be spark of new energy on the Ridge

  The Ridge Spring-Monetta Trojans football team has a perfect record in its new stadium. When the Trojans topped Denmark-Olar 30-20 last Friday night, they did much more than stake…

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New wrestling promotion makes emotional debut at Leisure Center

A thin black curtain separating the gymnasium at the Batesburg-Leesville Leisure Center from a makeshift backstage area parted. The small cast of journeyman combatants at last Saturday night’s professional wrestling…

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SPORTS ROUND-UP: Oct. 4-9

B-L Volleyball has a big week The Batesburg-Leesville varsity volleyball team won two of three contests last week to improve their record to 5-6, 1-5 in Region play. The Panthers…

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Saluda High’s Noah Bell selected as finalist for Touchstone’s ‘Mr. Football’

Saluda High School standout quarterback Noah Bell, who has led the Tigers to a 6-1 season so far in 2019, has been named a finalist for the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives…

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