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  • 1. SINGLE PAGE ONE DESIGN Weekly 2/3 Times Division FIRST PLACE: The Press & Standard Brantley Strickland
  • 2. INSIDE PAGE DESIGN Weekly Under 6,000 & Over 6,000 Divisions CombinedTHIRD PLACE: Carolina Forest Chronicle Michael Smith
  • 3. INSIDE PAGE DESIGN Weekly Under 6,000 & Over 6,000 Divisions CombinedECOND PLACE: Carolina Forest Chronicle Michael Smith
  • 4. INSIDE PAGE DESIGN Weekly Under 6,000 & Over 6,000 Divisions CombinedFIRST PLACE: The Moultrie News Kathy Simes
  • 5. INSIDE PAGE DESIGN Weekly 2/3 Times Division THIRD PLACE: The News and Reporter Phyllis Lucas
  • 6. INSIDE PAGE DESIGN Weekly 2/3 Times Division 6A Business Business | (803) 283-1155 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Antiques & U.S.-Made B usiness riefcase Goods Funeral home garners award DowntownSECOND PLACE: Kershaw McLean Funeral Direc- tors, which has a funeral home in Lancaster, has re- cently been honored by the National Funeral Directors Association with its most store offers prestigious recognition – the 2012 Pursuit of Excel- lence Award, according to a unique mix news release. Jesef Williams Only 164 firms in the jwilliams@thelancasternews.com world earned this award, placing McLean Funeral KERSHAW – Jamie Millers spe- The Lancaster News Directors home among the cialty store takes shoppers on a top two percent of funeral- trip down memory lane while also service providers globally. allowing them to show American To earn this award, loyalty, in an economic sense. McLean Funeral Directors Miller, a Lancaster native, had to demonstrate a com- opened Carolina Pickin in May in mitment to providing ex- the town of Kershaw. The down- ceptional service to griev- town Hampton Street store has ing families and giving two purposes – to provide space back to their community for local vendors to sell crafts, an- through unique outreach tiques and various other collect- PHOTOS BY JESEF WILLIAMS/jwilliams@thelancasternews.com programs, while adhering ibles, and to have a section in the Jamie Miller stands beside some of the American-made products inside his store, Carolina Pickin’, which store that offers products only opened in May in Kershaw. Ten local vendors also sell their crafts and other goods inside the store. Jesef Williams to the highest ethical and professional standards. made in the United States. McLean Funeral Direc- “The idea came to me: We need a place to go and shop for things takes you to the “Made in America” tors, which is based in Gas- section – an area that appears like tonia, N.C., bought Ma- available in the United States, in one location,” said Miller, whos a mini all-purpose store. There are haffey-Wilson Funeral been selling antiques for 13 years cleaning supplies, toys, personal- Home & Cremation Center at a store in Waxhaw, N.C. hygiene items and school supplies, earlier this year. just to name a few. Opening the store Auto Exteriors Miller, who worked about 25 All are located on aisles just a few short feet from each other. And open for business years for Springs Industries, found more importantly, for Miller, all are Russell Freeman opened himself unemployed off and on for made in the United States – some Auto Exteriors LLC at 105 about three years between 2008 and 2012. When thinking about even produced in the Carolinas. Chesterfield Ave. Hours of what to do next, he decided to Good Sense is one of the brand operation are 7:30 a.m. to open a store inside the Hampton names that appear on many of the 5:30 p.m. Monday through Street building, which he owns. items. That line is a subsidiary of Friday. For details, call (803) The space used to be home to Proctor & Gamble. 342-2920. Little Valley Antiques, which closed Miller said buying those items Chamber sponsors this spring. will support local enterprise as well as the national economy – an ap- Leadership Nowadays, Carolina Pickin is proach that combats outsourcing. accented by the antiques, wares Lancaster and collectibles of 10 local vendors “I really wish people would shop The Lancaster County locally first,” Miller said. “Thats Above are crafts for sale inside a vendor’s display area in the store. – many of whom with their own Chamber of Commerce’s distinct area inside the store. what its going to take to get this Below, Miller holds one of his antique items for sale – a wooden can- Leadership Lancaster pro- Handmade jewelry, scarves, fig- country back where it need to be.” non loader that’s believed to have been used during the American gram provides an education urines, and glassware are just some Angel Vail, one of Millers ven- Revolution. into the past, present and of the goods available. dors, believes hes doing a great future of Lancaster County. Miller also sells his own items thing. In fact, since its inception 25 there. Some – such as a Revolu- “People say we need to buy years ago, more than 500 tionary War-era wooden cannon American,” she said. “Jamie has Lancaster County business/ loader – are literal blasts from the put his money where his mouth government leaders have past. is.” graduated from this pro- “You can get your history lesson Miller said business hasnt been gram as informed, commit- while youre here,” she Kershaw as strong as hed like, though he ted, and qualified residents resident Linda Callentine, who also believes things will pick up as the who can provide dynamic runs a business on Hampton word gets out. business, community and Street. “It brings back a lot of child- “I”m just trying to make a differ- government leadership. hood memories.” ence,” he said. Open to Lancaster County With the exception of rare items Carolina Pickin is located at 122 residents and members of like the cannon loader, most of the N. Hampton St., Kershaw. The the business community, items sell for $100 or less, with phone number is (803) 475-7584. Leadership Lancaster offers many being under $10. history, education, leader- Contact reporter ship, health care, business Thinking American A walk toward the stores rear Jesef Williams at (803) 283-1152 and economic develop- ment, social services, gov- ernment and law enforce- ment in seven all-day monthly sessions. The pro- Krispy Kreme hiring for new Rock Hill store opening soon gram also includes special From release become part of a warm and friendly family.” “retreats.” Registration is now open In advance of its planned mid-November opening, Krispy Kreme is Full- and part-time team member, production specialist and shift su- for the 25th edition, which seeking 40 new team members to staff its Rock Hill store. Online applica- pervisor positions are now available. Qualified applicants must apply begins in November. Total tions are now being accepted at www.sweetplacetowork.com. online at www.sweetplacetowork.com for the opportunity to receive a fee for the program is $600 The new Krispy Kreme Doughnut Factory will be located at 1525 Cela- scheduled in-person interview. for Chamber members; nese Road, Suite 101, Rock Hill. An exact opening date has not yet been The approximately 2,300-square-foot location with a drive-thru will $650 for non-members. This confirmed. feature more than a dozen varieties of Krispy Kreme’s one-of-a-kind covers all program expens- “Krispy Kreme has been a leader in sharing delicious tastes and creating doughnuts, including the signature hot Original Glazed®, as well as a es, including speaker costs, joyful memories for 75 years and we are looking for team members with complete menu of Chillers®, iced beverages and Krispy Kreme signature retreat lodging, meals, etc. passion and a commitment to service with a smile,” said campany official coffee blends. For details or an applica- Cindy Bay. “Becoming a team member at Krispy Kreme is not just a grati- Expected hours of operation are Monday through Sunday, 6 a.m. to 11 tion, call (803) 283-4105. fying career choice. Once you put on our signature uniform, you instantly p.m.
  • 7. INSIDE PAGE DESIGN Weekly 2/3 Times Division 5B Education Education | (803) 283-1155 Sunday, October 28, 2012 Ebriefsducation a NewFIRST PLACE: Sims named high school scholar Haley N. Sims of Heath Springs has been selected for mem- bership into The Nation- al Society of High School Scholars, Page which rec- Book Fair Attracts The Lancaster News ognizes top Sims scholars and stu- New Readers PHOTOS BY AARON MORRISON/amorrison@thelancasternews.com dents who have achieved academic excellence. The Above, sixth-grader Ashlynn Langley, 11, checks out the first chapter of adventure novel “The 39 Clues” at South Middle School’s book fair Sept. 26. announcement was made Below, from left, sixth-grader Barickus Culp, 11, dives into a guide on magic tricks; Sergio Vazquez, 11, reads a portion of author Mike Lupica’s “Million by NSHSS founder and Dollar Throw;” and Anari Price, 11, gets lost in a book from Jeff Kinney’s “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series. Chairman Claes Nobel, a member of the famiy that established the Nobel Priz- es. “I am honored to recog- nize the hard work, sacri- Christopher Sardelli fice and commitment that Haley has demonstrated to achieve this level of aca- demic excellence,” Nobel said. Membership in NSHSS entitles qualified students to enjoy scholarship op- portunies and academic competitions. IL band fruit sale The Indian Land band is taking orders for its annual fruit sale. Orders may be placed through Nov. 25 on- line at www.indianland- band.com or through any IL band student. Proceeds help buy instruments, mu- New elementary school plans on track Reece Murphy the district, such as food services Land Elementary School. The staff and board members work- sic and other items. If you rmurphy@thelancasternews.com and IT, identifying what our needs district is aiming to open the ing on the plans.” have questions, contact are,” Small said, “Things like what $15.1 million school in time for The school board closed on the Kathryn Burch at (803) Lancaster County School Dis- we want as far as square footage the 2014-15 school year. Harrisburg Road property and 370-5930 or ilbandfruit- trict’s director of maintenance said plans for the new elementary for each grade ... the kitchen and Small said as of Oct. 15, barring approved a prototype school lay- sale@yahoo.com. cafeteria. any unlikely disapproval by the out at its July 31 meeting. school in Indian Land are on track for groundbreaking early next “The state pretty much has the S.C. Department of Education, The basic layout is an “E-plan” requirements as far as what you the school district is on track as designed to be modified and ad- School year. Maintenance Director David have to provide in the school, but planned. justed to meet the school’s spe- menus Small said district officials are working closely with district per- if you want anything more than that, you have to tweak it and “They are tentative dates, but that’s our goal,” Small said. “We’re cific site needs and expectations for growth. The district plans to sonnel, the school’s architectural make it like you want it,” he said. hoping by mid- to late January, build the school initially to edu- Elementary/middle firm and the S.C. Department of The new school is to be built on somewhere around there, to send cate 1,000 children with built-in Meals: Breakfast, students $1, adults $2; lunch: elementary Education to fine tune and final- 26.5 acres across the street from out bids for construction and expansion room for another 300 students $1.60, middle school ize plans for the school. the BridgeHampton neighbor- hopefully, to break ground in students. students $1.90, adults $3.50 The about-100,000-square-foot hood. It will serve students located March. The school’s plans, designed by Offered daily: Fresh fruit or juice, chef salad with crackers, 1/2 pre-kindergarten through fifth- in the top of the Panhandle, north “The good thing about it is ev- Moseley Architects in Ballantyne, pint milk; extra milk, 30 cents grade school is to be built on Har- of Fort Mill Highway (S.C. 160). erybody is involved from the su- allow for further expansion, if Monday: Chicken rings or nug- risburg Road. The school board approved the perintendent on down,” Small needed. gets, chef salad with crackers, “At this point, we’re having new school last year to relieve said. “We’ve formed a committee Contact reporter Reece Murphy baked potato rounds, broccoli florets with ranch drip, fruit, roll meetings with various people in severe overcrowding at Indian and there are principals, district at (803) 283-1151 Tuesday: Ham and cheese sand- wich or chef salad with crackers, chicken or turkey rice soup, sweet potato fries, peaches Wednesday: Beef taco pie or chef salad with crackers, Mexicali Four teens win local youth oratorical contest corn, pinto beans, pears From release training sessions on research Thursday: Students’ choice Four teenagers were crowned and speech development, pro- Friday: Pepperoni pizza or chef winners in the Lancaster District vided a forum for youth to be- salad with crackers, tossed salad, potato smiles, pineapplees of AME Zion Churches’ eighth come more effective communi- annual Youth Oratorical Expose cators. The contestants were High school on Sept. 22. rated by a panel of judges on re- Meals: Breakfast, students $1, Thirteen youth participated in search and speech content, or- adults $2; lunch: students $1.90, adults $3.50 the contest, which was held at El ganization, delivery and effec- Offered daily: Grab & Go and Bethel Zion Church and coordi- tiveness of presentation. The top hot wings boxes, pepperoni pizza, nated by Mary C. Christian, Brunson Ray Hayden Jackson winners received monetary gifts chef salad/crackers, french fries, president of the Lancaster AME sponsored by local business tossed salad, fruit and milk; extra place winner was Egypt Ray of Stand Church. milk, 30 cents Zion District Missionary Depart- leaders. Monday: Chicken sandwich ment, and Jessie J. Shannon, la- St. Paul Church. In the junior Each contestant was given Other participants included Tuesday: Ham and cheese ity of Mt. Tabor Church. division, first-place winner was four topics to choose from. The Aalyhia Young, Crystal Johnson, sandwich, creamy potatoes, green In the senior division, first- Indian Land Middle School stu- topics ranged from issues on Keeli Lake, James Gregory, Jr., bean place winner was Lancaster High dent DeVeon Hayden of Gold bullying to politics to other so- Keyatta Garris, DaRon Massey, Wednesday: Spaghetti, green limas School student Sha’Ron Brunson Hill and second-place winner cial issues. Marquitta Evans, Olivia Billings Thursday: Students’ choice of Mt. Tabor Church and second- was Shamanya Jackson of David The contest, which included and Da’Shawn Bethea. Friday: Sub sandwich
  • 8. FEATURE PAGE DESIGN PORTFOLIO Weekly Under 6,000 & Over 6,000 Divisions Combined lifestyles 2B SOCIETYTHIRD PLACE: 3B CLASSIFIEDS 4B LEGAL NOTICES JULY 25 2012 | PAGE 1B THE NEWS AND PRESS, DARLINGTON, S.C. WWW.NEWSANDPRESSONLINE.COM COMMUNITY NEWS News and Press Dr. David S. Wood, sen- ior vice president of aca- demic affairs and dean of Wofford College, has announced the Deans List students for the spring 2012 semester. From Hartsville: Holly Elizabeth Brown, Betty Suiter Coxe who achieved a 4.0 GPA, and Jacob Lynn Godwin. From Florence: Frances Mills Brown, Margaret Mary Saverance, Constance Eleanor Lisa Chalian-Rock Smith, and Kimberly Mae Stauffer. To be named to the Deans List, a student must lifestyles 2B SOCIETY be enrolled for at least 12 3B CALENDAR semester hours of graded 4B LEGAL NOTICES courses and attain a semes- 5B CLASSIFIEDS ter grade point average of Francis Marion University 3.6 or higher. student Keenan Stone shows JUNE 6, 2012 | PAGE 1B children how to use a THE NEWS AND PRESS, DARLINGTON, S.C. Zachary Query of Coronascope. WWW.NEWSANDPRESSONLINE.COM Florence was named to the PHOTOS BY SAMANTHA LYLES Deans List for the spring 2012 semester at 2B SOCIETY FEBRUARY 1, 2012 | PAGE 1B Remembering Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Query is lifestyles 3B CALENDAR enrolled in the universitys THE NEWS AND PRESS, DARLINGTON, S.C. 6B LEGAL NOTICES School of Engineering and 4B CLASSIFIEDS Tony DiLeo Applied Science. To qualify for the Deans List, students must earn a semester grade point aver- age of 3.6 or above and be Anthony ‘Tony’ Raymond DiLeo Dream Big – Read! WWW.NEWSANDPRESSONLINE.COM enrolled in at least 12 grad- ed units. Dec. 30, 1923 – May 13, 2012 Dianne Dennis has joined the Wilson Senior Leadership Care team as their Director of Marketing. She joins The Darlington County Library Moldenhauer and assistant Keenan Moldenhauer. System’s “Dream Big – Read!” summer Stone then took the kids outdoors to The Dooley Planetarium (located on Until You Spread Your Wings, Wilson Senior Care with 15 years of experience in mar- reading series took kids on a light-speed safely peer up at the sun through eclipse the FMU campus on the second floor of tour of the universe as guest speaker Dr. glasses, and get a closer look at the the Cauthen Educational Media Center) You’ll Have No Idea keting and public relations. A graduate of Francis Jacob Moldenhauer (a Francis Marion tumultuous star through a Coronascope. offers free programs for the public at 3 University assistant professor who works Judging by their enthusiasm, some of p.m. on the second and fourth Sundays How Far You Can Fly Marion University, Dennis previously served as the at the Dooley Planetarium) gave a pres- the young readers may have charged of each month. For more information, entation titled “The Stars at Night.” back into the library in search of more call (843) 661-1381. Tony DiLeo in 2010 – Tony DiLeo development director for the Billie Hardee Home for With the aid of slides, movies, and 3-D models, Moldenhauer showed information – which is exactly what Moldenhauer was hoping for. The Darlington Library summer read- ing program will conclude at 10 a.m. Boys. She is a 2008 kids exactly how small our Earth is “I’m hoping that they’ll read some July 31 with a presentation by Alma Leadership Darlington when compared to big brother planets books about astronomy and the stars Harris of Clemson Extension at the W hile his contributions to Darlington are varied and numerous, the World War II U.S. Navy veteran held the community at American flags on six national holidays; and his assistance in the organization, fundraising or planning of many memori- als in Darlington and Society Hill, he was the son of the late Joseph DiLeo and Theresa Manes. He leaves behind his wife, Margaret Ann Wells DiLeo; two sons, Anthony P. County Graduate, a 2003 Leadership Florence Graduate, a 2012 graduate of FMU’s Non-Profit like Jupiter, then shocked the junior astronomers by showing them stars hundreds of times larger than our own sun. and get a lot of enjoyment out of it like I did when I was a kid, so that someday maybe it will be an interest or hobby of theirs when they get older,” said Dr. library, 204 N. Main St. Bring reading logs for reading awards presentation. For information, call (843) 398-4940, ext. 305. his heart. anniversary celebrations, streetscaping, DiLeo of Tucker, Ga., and David A. DiLeo He saw no problem too big to over- landscaping and downtown development of Darlington; a daughter, Susan Leadership Institute, a grad- come. He never looked upon anything as projects. (Stephen) Gardner of Darlington; grand- uate of South Carolina a problem only an opportunity. He would He organized a Welcome Home children, Karin, Michael, Devon, Economic Developers often say, “‘It can’t be done’ is not in my Program for Desert Storm veterans and Dominick, Joseph, Gabe and Kathy; one vocabulary.’” also honored veterans of other conflicts; great granddaughter, Evi; a brother, School, and a Certified His singularly dynamic, kindly brand coordinated with civic clubs to install Dominick DiLeo of Chicago, Ill.; and a sis- Grant Writing Specialist. of optimism propelled him through town, Welcome to Darlington signs at entrances ter, Josephine Veselik of Chicago, Ill. Active in volunteer and working to build the downtown area to the city; helped develop the Darlington He also was a member of the Rotary through a variety of projects including YMCA in 2001; got signs for all the YMCA Club since 1974 and served as president community activities Travels of a the Liberty Lane Winston Walk of Fame; buildings, organized grand opening and for the 1986-87 year. Dianne serves on the the renovation of the old fire station to ground breaking ceremonies; and served There are few projects untouched by Epsilon Psi Chapter of house Our Pat; Christmas decorations on fundraising committees to build the Mr. DiLeo, and his leadership in and lights around the courthouse; Darlington YMCA, expand the Y and Darlington will be sorely missed. Kappa Delta’s Advisory maintenance, sign and paint codes for retire the debt. Below are a memories shared by mem- Board, and is a past commercial buildings; the display of Born in Chicago, Ill., on Dec. 30, 1923, bers of the community. President of the Darlington plastic bottle Professional Women’s Club. Tony and Marge moved to Darlington in 1965, raised a She is also a member of Pee family here and never looked back. Both were committed to serving the Darlington community. In the last few Dee Business & Professional years, I truly grew to appreciate Tony DiLeo for unselfish- Women’s Network and a Tony DiLeo, ly giving of himself and his many talents. He always founding member of PHOTOS BY SAMANTHA LYLES wanted to be a part of any project that would better our left, is community…. Business Network seen International Florence here In the last few days I realized a sincere compassion with a Tony had for others. Ronnie Ward and I visited him in Lunchtime Leaders Chapter. shipmate the hospital just five days before his death and with She was awarded the tears in eyes he repeatedly thanked us for coming. in the Darlington is a much better community because Tony This photo Darlington Professional Pacific Theater DiLeo was a leader here for last 46 years. of Tony Women of the Year Award during DAVID VAUGHN DiLeo is for 2012. DDRA Executive Director from his World Dianne resides in LITTERING WATERWAYS LITTERING HIGHWAYS FILLING TRASH CANS RECYCLING War II. high school Tony Dileo moved to Darlington in the mid 1960’s with days in Florence with her husband By Samantha Lyles bottle to completely break Island often plastic-feast them- Center in Columbia, where it is Perfection Gear. After 44 years with the company, Tony retired Chicago. Jay. They have a 2-year-old Staff Writer down. selves to death), and estimates sorted out into types. The more and in 1988 became manager of the Main Street Program, daughter, Shelley-Gray. Above, children look through eclipse glasses. At right, Francis Marion University assistant professor slyles@newsandpressonline.com If you toss it in a water- indicate the patches – and the useful varieties, like PET and which later became known as the Dr. Jacob Moldenhauer gives the children a quick tour of the starry night sky during his presentation. Many folks don’t give a way: the bottle degrades more marine life casualties – are HDPE (High-Density Darlington Downtown thought to what happens to quickly in the water and sun, growing. Polyethylene – such as milk or Revitalization Association (DDRA). their plastic soda or water bot- growing brittle and breaking If you throw it in the detergent bottles) are smushed Tony served as manager of DDRA tle once the finish chugging the into small pieces which look trash bin: the bottle usually into bales weighing 400 pounds for 22 years, retiring in 2010. contents, but, depending on like food to many fish and ends up in a landfill, packed per cubic yard and sold to plas- birds. Ergo, the more plastic within tightly compressed stra- tic processors like Darlington As DDRA manager, Tony assisted how you dispose of that bottle, the City of Darlington and its mer- ‘Taste and See’ the life of that base plastic humans put in the water, the ta of food scraps and other County’s own Polyquest. material continues on for many greater the chance we will household garbage. With no The plastic is then processed chants with façade improvements, years, and in many ways. wind up eating our own moisture or air reaching the into bolts of film or pellets and streetscape grants, parking lot plans, If you litter: the bottle garbage – literally. trash, it may become mummi- sold to manufacturers. beautification projects, economic becomes litter, baking in the If the bottle is adventurous, fied and not degrade at all, or it Your simple little plastic bot- development, infrastructure improve- MaMa Sue’s Bar-Be-Que Sauce sun and very slowly decompos- it may wend its way out to a may decompose... over the tle could take on a new life as ments, grand openings, ribbon cut- ing. Make that very, very slow- “Trash Island,” a gigantic mass course of 1,000 years. plush carpeting for your home tings, promotions, and numerous ly. Scientists using respirometry of plastic particulates floating If you recycle it: the bot- (carpet companies are among Tony DiLeo, in the upper water columns of tle’s life is extended and any the largest plastic recyclers), a bottom right, other projects such as The Taste of degradation projections (based on how slowly a substance the North Atlantic, Pacific, and number of fates could be in fleece top to keep you warm served in the Darlington. Tony could also be seen releases gases and rots) esti- Indian Oceans. These plastic store. Most of the plastic col- and toasty, or it could even be U.S. Navy on national holidays putting American mate that it could take 450 patches are already killing lected in Darlington County is reincarnated as a plastic bottle 1943-45 flags around the square and checkered By Lisa Chalian-Rock better than he could.” Sue’s Bar-Be-Que Sauce. Now, years for a standard PET thousands of fish and birds sent to the Sonoco – and the cycle begins all over in the Pacific flags around the square during race Editor (Polyethylene terephthalate) each year (albatross on Midway Manufacturing Recycling again. Theater time. lisa@newsandpressonline.com As friends and family would Josey can direct family and during Tony DiLeo was the type of individ- ask her to barbecue for differ- friends to local outlets for her World ual who performed all of his duties ent events and gatherings, sauce instead of making it her- War II. with diligence and determination. Sue Josey of Darlington is When given a job, Tony would make she’s been perfecting her recipe self for every function. famous for a lot of things: col- every effort to complete it as soon as over the last 40 years. “I’ve It takes some two gallons of possible in the best manner possible. lard greens, sweet potato pie, been making it for years and sauce for a whole hog, but Tony had an engineering and manufac- turnip soup, and barbecue years,” Josey says. that’s seems small when Josey turing background and could draw sauce. A little bit of this, a lit- Recyclables ride a conveyor belt to be sorted by type at the Sonoco plans and specifications with utmost After the passing of her hus- mixes up batches of the spicy detail and precision. He was one of the tle bit of that, and, viola, she’s band, Sue perfected the sauce red sauce 19 gallons at a time. most organized and detailed persons got a mouthwatering meal along with barbequing pork, While Josey developed it for that I have ever known. Tony would with the skill of a master chef always tell me that he was a product of and her barbeque and sauce whole hog barbecue – her per- industry and that things should be done – and no measuring. became known in the commu- sonal favorite – a dash of this correctly and accountably. He was a tire- “I like to cook, and I like nity as Ms. Baby Ray’s vinegar sauce livens up just less worker and had more energy than , Ill., barbecue,” says Josey, better people half his age. Tony was like the ion Gear in Harvey r at Barbeque. about any pork, beef, chicken RECYCLED INTO FLEECE days of Perfect manage know as Ms. Baby Ray. Energizer Bunny; he just kept going and From the early worked as plant retirement. “Everybody used to talk or fish. Piles on compacted plastic bottles sit outside a warehouse waiting to be recycled. Most of the plastic Tony DiLeo until his collected in Darlington County is sent to the Sonoco Manufacturing Recycling Center in Columbia. going. I thought he would probably out near Chicago. an for 44 years In 1963, she began focusing about it,” Josey said. “People “When people taste it, live all of us.  Perfection Americ on her barbecue sauce with her Tony was active in the Darlington enjoyed it, and I enjoyed they’ll realize what they’re Rotary Club, the Men’s Dance Club, the late husband James, who was doing it.” missing out on,” she says. If I could select someone for the Reader’s Digest, Darlington Country Club, and the “Unforgetable Characters” it would be Tony. He was a high- nicknamed Mr. Baby Ray. As she’s advanced in age, That’s also her slogan for Sue Josey of Darlington sells her famous barbecue sauce in stores and online. Tony Dileo had been an active member of the Main Street Darlington Family YMCA. He also loved his garden and enjoyed energy man with a big heart. You could look at a picture of “My husband, he was into now 85, her 11 children the sauce: Taste and See. Josey Board and he applied for the job [as director]. He was a sharing its bounty with his family and friends. PHOTO BY LISA CHALIAN-ROCK Tony Dileo was a productive member of our community. I the YMCA and admire all our nice facilities. But what you barbecuing hogs, and he had thought the time had come to took the motto from a piece of mature person with experience in industry and proved to be couldn’t see would be Tony’s “fingerprints” all over the place. an energetic and outspoken cheerleader for the downtown. told Tony on numerous occasions that, even though he moved By working with and connecting the dots Tony got us fitness me helping him,” she says. patent her sauce recipe and put scripture, Psalms 34:8, “Taste in Darlington at Bay Island at Sumter Street Grocery, listed above, or, for additional Different types of plastic bottles are treated differently. Bottles used to Little did we know then that a quarter century later he would to Darlington from the Chicago area, he loved Darlington and equipment, flowerbeds, nursery furniture, lined parking Eventually the student sur- it on store shelves. With their and see that the Lord is good; Seafood and Darlington Orangeland Seafood and information about MaMa Sue’s hold oil have to be specially rinsed and cleaned before being recycled. still be as active and outspoken as ever. The Energizer Bunny did more for our community than most of us who have been here all of our lives. Tony will be greatly missed. lot… I could go on and on. The Y will miss and always be passed the master. “He was try- help and more than three years blessed is the one who takes Packing Company; in Lamar at Northside Seafood. Bar-Be-Que Sauce, visit had nothing on Tony DiLeo. thankful to and for Tony DiLeo. TONY WATKINS RONNIE WARD JAMES C WARD ing to teach me how, and then I of legal paperwork, she did just refuge in Him.” Short Trip; in Hartsville at IGA To “Taste and See” for your- www.MaMaSuellc.com or call City of Darlington Mayor Darlington Former Executive Director YMCA of the Upper Pee Dee got to the place I could do it that last summer as MaMa You can purchase the sauce on Fifth Street; and in Florence self, visit one of the locations (843) 713-6219.
  • 9. FEATURE PAGE DESIGN PORTFOLIO Weekly Under 6,000 & Over 6,000 Divisions CombinedSECOND PLACE: Thursday January 26, 2012 COASTAL OBSERVER Pawleys Island, South Carolina Coastal Observer Charles Swenson Story by Jackie R. Broach | Photos by Tanya Ackerman The Habitat Habit Every year going into the Souper Bowl, Joan Kreikemeier tells herself she’s coming home empty handed. After 12 years of volunteering for the event, a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity, she and her husband, Ken, al- ready have quite a collection of the hand-crafted bowls the event is known for. They’re stacked in closets and hold soap and shampoo in every bathroom. Others are in the kitchen, reserved for special dips and treats. CONTINUED ON PAGE 14
  • 10. FEATURE PAGE DESIGN PORTFOLIO Weekly Under 6,000 & Over 6,000 Divisions Combined FIRST PLACE: Myrtle Beach Herald Chris Mowder
  • 11. FEATURE PAGE DESIGN PORTFOLIO Weekly 2/3 Times Division The Lancaster News Friday October 5, 2012 Faces & Places www.thelancasternews.com 1B >> INSIDE: Classifieds, 5B | Community Calendar, 3B | Church News, 4B Garden From the mission fieldHONORABLE MENTION: Tips Melinda Myers Fall care for healthy lawns S ummer can be hardThe Lancaster News on our lawns. With much of the country suffering from extreme heat and drought condi- tions this past summer, many lawns took a beat- ing. PHOTO SUPPLIED Fall is the perfect time Eve Brooks, right, to help your lawn recover with her husband, from the stressors of sum- Mike, served as mer and prepare for win- missionaries in ter. The warm soil and both Africa andLaura Caskey cooler temperatures pro- Indonesia over mote root growth and the past 20 years. thickening of the lawn. ◆ Continue to mow the lawn as long as it keeps growing. Mow high to en- courage deep roots and leave clippings on the lawn. The clippings addj nutrients and organic matter to the soil and do not cause thatch. There’s no need to cut the lawn shorter for winter unless you are in an area subject into the classroom to winter diseases. Michele Roberts est Islamic populations, so as Christian mis- ◆ Mow, don’t rake, those fall leaves. Mowing For the Lancaster News “The work we have sionaries they had their work cut out for them. According to the CIA website, www. E ve Brooks is a preschool teacher at will save you time and improve your lawn. The leaves add organic matter Southside Early Childhood Center. She and her husband Mike moved back to been able to do as worldfactbook.com, the number of Muslims in the country stands at 86.1 percent. “To have the opportunity to share the love and nutrients to the soil. As long as you can the Lancaster area in 2010, but they weren’t coming from another county or even anoth- missionaries has re- of Christ in that culture was a tremendous blessing,” she said. “And to work with those er state. The couple has been doing mission- see the grass leaves through the shredded ary work in other countries for the past 20 years, serving four years in Africa and 16 ally been a blessing.” people to get Bibles translated into their lan- guage is terribly exciting. One island in Indo- leaves, your lawn will be what happened in that country in 1994 due nesia can have as many as 250 languages. We years in Indonesia. fine. You may also shred to genocide. had the opportunity to deliver the finished “We left in 1990 and returned home on and collect the leaves in “It was such a terrible time, and I feel very Old and New Testament that had been trans- short furloughs to get our five children off to your bagger and add them fortunate that we were able to help,” she said. lated into the Dani language. It took four college,” she said. “I worked in the missions to your compost, dig them “My husband flew in to take missionaries out years for that translation, and it was just school as a speech/language pathologist for into annual gardens to of the area. While we were in Kenya we were wonderful to be able to hand out those Bibles grades K-12, so I dealt with students of nu- improve the soil or use able to deliver translated Bibles to the peo- that were written in their own language.” merous nationalities. My husband is a pilot them as mulch around ple, and my husband was delivering medi- Brooks said they are working with a group and would provide air transport for church perennials in the garden. cines for cholera. The funny thing is, we were called Vision 2025 that has started translating leaders, flights in emergency situations, de- ◆ Consider core aera- only supposed to be in Africa six months the last 2,000 languages left that the Bible livering translated Bibles and transporting tion if your lawn is suffer- when we got there in 1990. We were sup- hasn’t been translated into. medical supplies. The work we have been ing from compacted soil posed to leave there and go to Afghanistan, “We are so excited about that, because that able to do as missionaries has really been a and thatch. Core aeration means we are so much closer to carrying out blessing.” but for some reason, we were never able to machines remove plugs of the mandate of preaching the gospel to all Africa was a war-torn country when Brooks get permission to go in. After four years, we soil in the lawn, allowing the world,” she said. “We are getting into the and her husband were serving in Kenya. A still couldn’t get into Afghanistan, and we air and water to reach and hands of everyone around the globe.” movie called “Hotel Rwanda” was released in went to Indonesia.” nourish the grass roots 2004 and chronicled the awful true story of Brooks said Indonesia has one of the larg- See MISSION | Page 2B See GARDEN | Page 2B GOOD MORNING! Get the picture? October 5 Worth mentioning from the Lancaster County This day in history Golf Sheriff’s Office. Festival or- tournament ganizers say the purpose of ◆ 1813 – The Battle of Thames takes place during There will be a Rally for the event is to honor the lo- the War of 1812. America defeats the British, losing the Cure golf tournament cal agencies that serve the Tecumseh in the process. at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7 community. ◆ 1857 – The city of Anaheim, Calif. is founded by at Edgewater Golf Club, Participants include Lan- German grape farmers as “Annaheim,” meaning “home caster County EMS, Lan- 2380 Catawba Ridge Blvd. by the Santa Anna river.” caster County Sheriff’s Of- The event will be a four- fice, Lancaster City Fire ◆ 1905 – Wilbur Wright pilots Wright Flyer III in a player captain’s choice, Commission, American Red flight of 24 miles in 39 minutes, a world record that will hadicapped event. Cross, Lancaster County stand until 1908. The cost is $50 per player Rescue Squad, S.C. High- ◆ 1947 – The first televised White House address is for 18 holes and includes a way Patrol, HOPE In Lan- given by U.S. President Harry S Truman. cart, dinner and gift prizes. caster Inc. and Samaritan ◆ 1969- The first episode of Monty Python’s Flying For details, call (803) 283- Purse (Operation Christmas Circus, one of England’s most famous sketch comedy 9800. Child sponsor.) Items will LAURA CASKEY/lcaskey@thelancasternews.com Can you tell us what and where this is? The first person shows, airs on BBC. ◆ 1970 – The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is Community also be collected for HOPE in Lancaster Inc. The Lan- who identifies it will get his or her name printed here next founded, replacing National Education Television. Honors Fest caster Farmer’s Market is Friday. Call (803) 416-8410 to leave a message or e-mail ◆ 1982 – Tylenol is recalled in the United States after The Community Honors open Tuesdays, Thursdays your answer to news@thelancasternews.com. Be sure to several bottles in Chicago were laced with cyanide. Festival is from 9 a.m. to 2 and Saturdays starting at 7 say you’re identifying the photo puzzler and the date it p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the a.m. ran in the paper. Due to errors in our call-in line, we are – Compiled by Laura Caskey Lancaster County Farmer’s For details, call (803) 286- giving another chance to guess last week’s puzzler. Market on S.C. 9, across 8371. Extended Weather Forecast Today Saturday Monday Tuesday High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low 83 55 84 54 69 56 66 47 69 34 Sunny and warm Partly cloudy with a 30 percent Rainy and cooler Mostly sunny Mostly sunny with a 10 percent chance of showers chance of scattered showers >> Features – (803) 283-1158
  • 12. FEATURE PAGE DESIGN PORTFOLIO Weekly 2/3 Times Division Generation gap can cause a failure to communicate, Dear Abby/3B The Lancaster News Friday December 16, 2011 Home & Garden www.thelancasternews.com 1B >> INSIDE: Church News, 4B, 5B I Classifieds, 6B I Coming Events, 4B I Entertainment, 3BTHIRD PLACE: – According to a recent The great Christmas gifts for pets Just Petplan Pet Insurance survey, passing and pets for Christmas gifts through 63% The number of pet own- ers who include a photo of the animal in a Christ- mas card. DEBATE Gregory A. Summers Springs The Lancaster News photo creates buzz Gregory Summers O n Nov. 30, we pub- lished a photo taken in front of the club house at Springs Mills’ Lan- caster Plant in 1970 that in- cluded the new 25-year club members. We asked you to call in and you certainly did. We even managed to get a phone call from one of the people in it. So far, 20 people in the photo have been identified, including some twice. Twice... how can that be? There is some debate as to PHOTO SUPPLIED whom three of the people are. However, when you get phone 80% The number of pet own- Reece Murphy rmurphy@thelancasternews.com calls from wives and children, that’s who you go with. It certainly stirred up memo- F ries and have elicited loads of ers who plan to buy a gift or some, the notion of buying Brady, smiles. Look on page 2B to see Christmas gifts for pets is un- a maltese, the ones we’ve been able to for a pet this year. shows off identify so far. If you recognize thinkable – a yard dog is a his anyone not identified, call The yard dog, they say, worthy Christmas Lancaster News at (803) 283- $50(or more) of an occasional sow’s ear (maybe). Cats find their own amusement, outfit. 1156 or e-mail news@thelan- casternews.com, and tell us who it is. so why waste money? Back in business The amount that 28 per- But with 78.2 million pet dogs in the Speaking of stirring up mem- cent of pet owners plan United States, according to a national ories, Dr. John Griffin, distin- to spend on that gift. pet survey, owned by 45 million Amer- guished professor emeritus at ican households and 86.4 million cats the University of South Caroli- in 38 million homes, it’s no surprise na, came by The Lancaster News on White Street on 76% many think otherwise. A 2006 Gallup Poll showed 76 per- Wednesday to let us know he cent of dog owners surveyed bought finally received more copies of Christmas presents for their pets, with 67 his book, “Silent Heroes: Lan- The number of pet own- percent of cat owners doing the same. caster County in the Civil War.” ers who hang a stocking “I get her new leashes, new collars and sweat- Griffin, who has published 19 for their pet. ers, and Christmas bones, and plush toys,” REECE MURPHY/ works of non-fiction and one See PET GIFTS | Page 2B rmurphy@thelancasternews.com See BUZZ| Page 2B GOOD MORNING! Get the picture? December 16 Worth mentioning This day in history Shag dinner Book Santa, ◆ 1773 – A group of Massachusetts colonists dis- The Lancaster Shag Club will hold its annual Christ- help HOPE guised as Mohawk Indians board three British ships in mas dinner dance Saturday Book Santa Claus this Boston Harbor and dump 342 chests of tea overboard in the ballroom of the Lan- holiday season for a $25 (Boston Tea Party). caster Moose Lodge, 200 donation per hour to ◆ 1944 – Three German armies begin a massive attack Moose Drive. HOPE (Helping Other Peo- ple Effectively) in Lancast- in the densely wooded Ardennes region of Belgium Doors open at 6 p.m., er. (Battle of the Bulge). dinner will be served at For details, call (803) ◆ 1950 – President Harry Truman declares a state of 6:30 p.m. and dancing will 287-9483. emergency after Chinese troops invade Korea. be at 8 p.m. The DJ is Gene ◆ 1973 – Buffalo Bills running back O.J. Simpson Sistare. Dinner admission Angel Tree becomes the first player in NFL history to rush for is free for renewed mem- more than 2,000 yards in a single season. bers, $5 per Lancaster Shag seeks sponsors PHOTO SUPPLIED ◆ 1977 – The movie “Saturday Night Fever” ignites a Club members who have The Christian Services Can you tell us what this is? The first person who identi- disco craze across America, as well as the film career of not renewed and $15 for Angel Tree desperately fies it will get his or her name printed here next Friday. actor John Travolta. guests. Dance only after 8 seeks sponsors for 1,067 Call (803) 416-8410 to leave a message or e-mail your ◆ 1998 – President Bill Clinton orders air strikes on p.m. is $8 for guests. There children signed up for the answer to news@thelancasternews.com. Be sure to say Iraq after dictator Saddam Hussein refuses to cooper- will be a 50/50 drawing, a Christmas Angel Tree. The you’re identifying the photo puzzler and the date it ran ate with United Nations weapons inspectors. It was the basket drawing and cash organization still needs in the paper. Christine Hunter was the first reader who day after the U.S. House of Representatives issued its bar with reasonable prices. about 200 sponsors. knew last week’s puzzler was the new Lancaster County report on the Monica Lewinski scandal. For details, call (803) For details, call (803) Farmers Market sign on Pageland Highway. 285-5254 or (803) 286-6360. 285-4444 or (803) 235-5455. Extended Weather Forecast Today Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low 65 52 57 46 56 30 58 35 59 39 Mostly cloudy skies Early showers with clearing skies Cool and clear Quiet with clouds rolling in late Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent with showers expected chance of rain >> Features – (803) 283-1156
  • 13. FEATURE PAGE DESIGN PORTFOLIO Weekly 2/3 Times Division PAGE 6 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2012 THE GAFFNEY LEDGER Lifestyles Good + Food = Bay Barn Grocery & Grill 802 Buck Shoals Rd. • Gaffney, SC • 864-489-0787 Burgers • Pizza • Hot Dogs 10-10-10 Fertilizer...50 lb. bag...$13.99 Lifestyles Editor Laura Parker may be contacted at laura@gaffneyledger.com “One of the things I tell each of my customers before they leave is ‘Have a Sunny Day.’ I want them to know anything is possible.”SECOND PLACE: The Gaffney Ledger Laura Parker Andrew Poeng carefully dips a doughnut into melted chocolate and covers the freshly made pastry in chocolate chips Oct. 4 to prepare for his second day operating his new Sunny’s Donuts business. (Ledger photo/ SCOTT POWELL) Poeng seeks sweeter end to doughnut story By SCOTT POWELL that was taken away from them by earning Ledger Staff Writer an education and starting my own busi- spowell@gaffneyledger.com ness.” His parents, Sunny and Lang, survived Andrew Poeng carefully dips a hot the Khmer Rouge silent genocide instituted Sunny Poeng shapes doughnut into melted chocolate Thursday by Pol Pot from 1975-1979. Pol Pot and his one of the doughnut before sprinkling a coat of chocolate chips guerilla followers ruthlessly imposed an ex- recipes he created over the top of the pastry. tremist program to reconstruct Cambodia for the Sunny’s Poeng places the chocolate bar onto an on the communist model of Maoist China. Donuts shop he oven rack at 6 a.m. as his dad, Sunny, cooks Residents in the towns and cities fled owned in California. an apple doughnut pastry inside the kitchen under the threat of death. Sunny is a refugee at Sunny’s Donuts in Gaffney. The 26-year- Lawyers, doctors, teachers, engineers, from Cambodia who old Poeng is learning the homemade family scientists and professional people in any escaped the Khmer recipes his dad concocted to develop a pop- field were murdered, together with their ex- Rouge silent geno- ular doughnut shop in Ukiah, Calif. tended families. cide instituted by Pol For 17 years, Sunny Poeng would leave “It was possible for people to be shot Pot from 1975-79. his family at midnight and stay awake all simply for knowing a foreign language, His son, Andrew, has night to put together the tasty doughnuts. wearing glasses, laughing, or crying,” An- established his own His family recipes are now being passed drew said. Sunny’s Donuts in- onto his son Andrew who has restarted One Khmer slogan ran ‘To spare you is side the Sunny’s Sunny’s Donuts as his first business at no profit, to destroy you is no loss.’ Quick Stop conven- Logan and Granard streets. People who escaped murder became un- Speciality items include “Tiger Claws” ience store his par- paid laborers, surviving on minimum ra- filled with cinnamon and apple chunks, but- ents have operated tions and working long hours. They slept termilk bars, and chocolate chip bars baked and ate in uncomfortable communes delib- since moving to in chocolate chip dough. The doughnuts are erately chosen to be as far as possible from Kings Mountain, N.C. served with locally roasted coffee from their old homes. eight years ago. Broad River Coffee Roasters in Boiling “Children were not allowed to have an Springs, N.C. education. They just wanted us to work,” There is more than just doughnuts at recalled Lang Poeng, Andrew’s mother. can only imagine,” Andrew Poeng said. “It hopes the gas station will become known work here, though, as Andrew Poeng fol- “They would give us only one meal a day. was really tough for him, but he faced cer- for another reason. lows in his father’s footsteps to pursue the It was a cup with a little rice and water. Peo- tain death if he had not escaped Cambodia. Andrew opened his own Sunny’s Donuts American Dream. ple soon became weak from overwork and He met my mother while they lived on a store on Oct. 3 in Gaffney. Andrew became the first college graduate starvation. Many people got sick and died.” United Nations Red Cross refugee camp for While there are still a few stores with this in his family when he earned his degree at Sunny Poeng attempted to escape Cam- Cambodia residents in Thailand for a year name in California, none have the secret Appalachian State University four years bodia on three occasions. The first two and half. They married and moved with recipes Andrew is now learning from his fa- ago. He sees his effort to own and operate a times he was captured and returned to the their family to New York in search of a bet- ther. He was even able to locate an Atlanta business as a symbol of the freedoms his country by Thailand soldiers. ter life.” food distributor so he can order the same parents were denied in Cambodia. Sunny found freedom by walking across The Poengs spent six years in Connecti- flour his dad used to make doughnuts in “We are a working family,” Andrew said. a mountain, relying only on water for suste- cut before settling in Ukiah, a city of 15,000 California. “We have never taken any vacations be- nance. His journey included crossing mine people in northern California. They opened “It’s a funny story actually,” Andew said. cause my parents always had to open the fields and sleeping with dead bodies at their first doughnut shop as part of a Chi- “During my teenage years, I once told my business to support their family. Now I night in order to escape detection. nese restaurant in a shopping center. parents in my teenage voice, ‘I hate the have been given a chance to live a dream “My father has lived through horrors I Lang became a U.S. citizen in 1990 while doughnut shop. I will never work in the Sunny became a U.S. citizen in 1994. The food industry,’” Andrew said. “I had a good couple worked every day to run their family job for a few years at Hanes Distribution, business and raise their three children. but I decided the corporate track didn’t re- “My dad would go into the doughnut ally fit me. Now I have gone back to my shop at midnight and work all night so he family’s bread and butter and started my could have his doughnuts ready by 6 a.m. own doughnut shop.” He would work all day and then go home in His mother, Lang, is presently working to the evening,” Andrew recalled. “We would earn her GED from the Cherokee County see him for a little bit. He would sleep for a Adult Education program. She plans to take few hours before he had to go back into the practice test this week and hopes to take work. After 17 years of running the dough- the regular GED exam in the next few nut shop, my dad decided he wanted a weeks. slower pace to life.” “My mother is going back to school to The Poengs moved from their home in finish the education she didn’t have an op- California to be near Lang’s brother in portunity to get when she was young. It is a Kings Mountain, N.C., in 2004. They have reminder to me about the sacrifices my par- owned and operated Sunny’s Quik Stop gas ents have made for their children’s free- station in Gaffney for the past eight years. It dom,” Andrew said. “I want to live out their is one of the few places where Bi-Lo cus- dreams by starting my own successful busi- Cinnamon rolls are one example of the tasty treats Andrew Poeng hopes tomers can redeem Fuel Perks earned at the ness. One of the things I tell each of my will tempt people to stop by his new Sunny’s Donuts shop in Gaffney. It is grocery store and recently had a $200,000 customers before they leave is ‘Have a located inside the Sunny’s Quik Stop at the intersection of Logan and Gra- lottery winner. Sunny Day.’ I want them to know anything nard streets. In the next few months, Andrew Poeng is possible.”
  • 14. FEATURE PAGE DESIGN PORTFOLIO Weekly 2/3 Times Division Young son’s uncontrolled anger endangers himself and his dog, Dear Abby/3B The Lancaster News Sunday April 29, 2012 Faces & Places 1B >> INSIDE: Classifieds, 7B I Community Calendar, 4&5B I Education, 6B I Entertainment, 3BFIRST PLACE: The Lancaster News PHOTOS BY amorrison@thelancasternews.com Athena Redmond Students gather April 21 at South Charlotte Banquet Hall for Vegas-themed event GOOD MORNING! Extended Weather Forecast Today Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low 79 58 71 53 75 55 79 57 82 60 Partly cloudy with a 10 percent Partly cloudy with a 10 percent Mostly sunny with a 10 percent Mostly sunny with a 10 percent Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers chance of scattered showers chance of scattered showers chance of scattered showers chance of showers >> Features I (803) 283-1156
  • 15. SINGLE FEATURE PAGE DESIGN Weekly Under 6,000 & Over 6,000 Divisions Combined THIRD PLACE: Carolina Forest Chronicle Michael Smith
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  • 17. SINGLE FEATURE PAGE DESIGN Weekly Under 6,000 & Over 6,000 Divisions Combined Thursday March 15, 2012 COASTAL OBSERVER Pawleys Island South CarolinFIRST PLACE: Coastal Observer Charles Swenson Socks, dogs & rock ’n’ roll Fundraising goes to extremes BY JACKIE R. BROACH COASTAL OBSERVER O VER THE LAST FEW WEEKS, Sally Swineford and Susan Sanders have spent a lot of time explaining the details of the S.C. Maritime Museum’s newest fundraiser. It’s called the Burning of the Socks and, while it’s popular in other areas of the country, it’s a first in Georgetown County and has raised more than a few eyebrows. “Everybody wants to know ‘why are you burn- ing your socks?’ So we have to keep going through that story,” said Swineford, a museum board member and volunteer. Sanders is the museum’s director. Luckily for them, there is a good story behind the Burning of the Socks, a celebration of the spring equinox, which in the case of the museum event, will also feature an oyster roast and live music by John Lammonds. The event is Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. on the waterfront behind the museum. Advance tickets are $35 ($30 for museum members). The price goes up to $40 on the day of the event. The Burning of the Socks is a coastal tradition that has its roots in Annapolis, Md., with a boat yard manager named Bob Turner. “He had been working on other people’s boats SEE “SOCKS,” PAGE 16 Save the dates Surf-Skate Expo & Fish Taco Cook-off Coastal BrewFest Woofstock Primero de Mayo March 25 April 27 April 28 May 1 STORIES, PAGE 16 Photo illustration by Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer
  • 18. SINGLE FEATURE PAGE DESIGN Weekly 2/3 Times Division Tenell Felder, Localife editor LOCALIFE tfelder@chronicle-independent.com Wednesday, September 26, 2012/Page 6THIRD PLACE: Chronicle-Independent Tenell Felder Students from eight Kershaw County schools gather to sign the Rachel’s Challenge poster pledging their acceptance of one or all five challenges. C-I photos by Tenell Felder Rachel Joy Scott’s chain of kindness By TENELL FELDER do what Rachel said, the world would be a better C-I (Camden, S.C.) Localife Editor place,” said L-EMS eighth grader Jarod Skrabak tfelder@chronicle-independent.com about the presentation. Lugoff-Elgin Middle School hosted Rachel’s Approximately 12,000 elementary, middle Challenge for local students from Doby’s Mill and and high school students had the opportunity Blaney Elementary, Camden High School, Lugoff- to participate in the legacy of Rachel Joy Scott, Elgin High School, North Central High School, the first student the Continu- Student signatures whose life was ous Learning taken in the 1999 “I have this theory that if one person can Center and Columbine High go out of their way to show compassion, Camden Mili- School shooting. then it will start a chain reaction of the tary Academy. Scott’s message The five same. People never know how far a little of kindness con- challenges tinues to impact kindness can go,” presented students 13 years at Rachel’s after her death -Rachel Scott from “My Ethics, My Codes of life” Challenge through Rachel’s encouraged Challenge, the students to forgive, not to judge and to treat oth- program created in honor of her memory by her ers with kindness. father and stepmother. The presenter at Rachel’s challenge ended by “I thought it was really inspiring. I do believe asking students to sign the Rachel’s Challenge a person can make a difference. If people would banner that will be displayed in L-EMS. Students after the first session of Rachel’s Challenge. Rachel’s Challenge is for all of us When I first heard about Ra- remember much, except for news During the presentation I got stood out to me. chel’s Challenge coming to Lu- scenes of students running out of to hear three people who had “Imagine you have just met goff-Elgin Middle School I wasn’t the high school that had become been touched by her kindness someone...you reach judgement sure what to expect. Well, then a playground for terror. and it blew me away. based on these three encoun- again, I expected a run-of-the- As I watched the presentation As Rachel’s powerful legacy ters. Let me ask you something mill “be kind to others” presenta- I was again taken aback by the showed, we have the ability to ... did you ever ask them what tion. I wondered what relevance horror of what took place. change someone’s life through their goal in life is ... did they a school tragedy that occurred 13 The pure evil of the shootings kindness. experience love? ... You have years ago could have today. would leave anyone wondering Though the organization is to look for their beauty, their Then I talked with Rachel’s how could any good come from non-religious I couldn’t help but good ... Look hard enough and older sister, Dana Scott who that awful day in 1999? see God’s fingerprints over her you will always find a light, works with Rachel’s Challenge. That’s where Rachel Scott’s life and in the ripple effect that and you can even help it grow.” She excitedly recalled her sis- legacy shines as light through it’s having. It served as a gentle Challenging words from a ter’s life and heart with a pas- oppressive darkness. reminder that good is stronger amazing girl. sion that I was not expecting to Rachel was an extraordinary than evil. I agree with a student who hear. After all, how many times young woman. Though she only I hope that the students who talked with me after the event has she recounted the story of lived for 17 years she’s left an saw that presentation really ... if we heeded Rachel’s words, her sister’s life? deep impact that continues to take it to heart. the world would be a better That was my first clue that Ra- echo a simple yet profound mes- I hope that this community place. chel’s Challenge was special and sage to anyone who will listen -- takes the message of Rachel’s (Tenell Felder is the localife editor that Rachel was no ordinary girl. be kind to others. Challenge to heart. of the Chronicle-Independent. Email 17-year-old Rachel Scott Columbine school shoot- responses can be sent to tfelder@ I was 8 when the Columbine And being kind is what she’s Here are a few words from one was the first victim of the ings. shootings took place so I don’t remembered for. chronicle-independent.com) of Rachel’s essays that really CMYK
  • 19. SINGLE FEATURE PAGE DESIGN Weekly 2/3 Times Division Tenell Felder, Localife editor LOCALIFE tfelder@chronicle-independent.com Friday, October 12, 2012/Page B1 Claire Bryant & FriendsSECOND PLACE: come to Camden BY TENELL FELDER C-I (Camden, S.C.) Localife Editor As a special treat this year, The Danish String Quartet will be per- Chronicle-Independent tfelder@chronicle-independent.com forming with Claire & Friends “The most exciting thing is that Owe The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw we were able to land an interna- nD County and Claire Bryant & Friends will be tionally renown string quartet -- alby presenting a five day residency in Camden, The Danish String Quartet. They Monday through Friday. are kind of the headliners for us, a The residency consists of an interactive really hot quartet -- on the brink of performance at North Central and Camden international fame in the classical high schools, a performance at Morning- music world,” said Bryant. side of Camden, a free preview show at The Before coming to Camden, The Venue on Broad, and the culmination Cham- Danish String Quartet will per- ber of Music per- form in concerts formance at the “It rocks sometimes, it soothes in Washington, Tenell Felder FAC’s Wood Audi- sometimes, it has so many torium on Friday. D.C., and New Claire Bryant Cellist Claire different flavors ... That’s what’s York. will be the This Bryant, a Camden so wonderful about it. It has the group’s first time native, is a mem- ability to connect to the deep in the Southern region of ber of the New part of someone’s core.” the United States. York City cham- Bryant jokes that one ber music society, of the first things they The Declassified. requested was Southern The Declassified is described as “a cutting- cuisine. edge chamber music society forging an inte- “Before we had even decided what we were grated role for classical music in communi- going to play -- they said, ‘Claire you’ve got to ties around the world” take us to get barbecue,’” said Bryant. Bryant has performed internationally Fans of Bluegrass might particularly enjoy and nationally and is a graduate of The the group’s free performance at The Venue on Juilliard School and the San Francisco Broad, where The Danish String Quartet Conservatory of Music. In 2009 she estab- will be playing Danish folk music. lished Claire Bryant & Friends as a com- “They also do a lot of folk music, includ- munity residency project ing Danish, Scandinavian and Scottish fid- The Danish String Quartet “The whole point of the residency model dling which is really similar to Bluegrass. is for musicians and community members to At The Venue, they will be showcasing come together and be united through music that, and it is quite similar to the Appa- Camden native Claire Bryant and fellow mu- (from left to right, Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, happening around town ... we wanted to find lachian Bluegrass tradition,” said Bryant. sician Owen Dalby from The Declassified, will Frederik Øland, Fredrik Sjölin and Asbjørn a fresh way to bring classical music to peo- Also performing with Bryant is fellow be performing with The Danish String Quartet Nørgaard), Monday through Friday. ple,” said Bryant. musician Owen Dalby. Dalby, a Yale grad- Bryant does not want people to assume uate, has been with Bryant to Camden that only certain people can enjoy classical before. music or attend a classical concert. Performances, Oct. 15 -- Oct. 19 He has performed nationally at places “Many people feel they have to put on a tux such as the Lincoln Center, as well as in- Oct. 17 & Oct. 18 and pay $100 for a concert, unfortunately ternationally. Dalby is also the co-founding Interactive Performances at North Central & Camden that’s the image that comes to mind...We artistic director of The Declassified. high schools at 1 p.m. really believe that anybody can enjoy clas- Friday evening’s concert in the Wood Au- sical music. The idea we are trying to drive ditorium will feature a full-length chamber Oct. 16 home is that music is music and you don’t music concert with works by Erno Dohnányi, Performance at Morningside of Camden at 4 p.m. have to know anything about classical mu- Leoš Janácek, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. sic to enjoy it,” said Bryant. Tickets are on sale now and are $30 for Oct. 17 “It rocks sometimes, it soothes some- adults in advance; $35 for adults the day Late-Night Preview Show at The Venue on Broad at 9 p.m. (free) times, it has so many different flavors ... of and $15 for students. For more infor- That’s what’s so wonderful about it. It has mation about tickets for the Claire Bry- Oct. 19 the ability to connect to the deep part of ant & Friends performance at the FAC, Chamber Music Performance at the FAC at 7 p.m. someone’s core.” contact 425-7676. Attic Sale Sneak Peek McCaskill’s Farm hosts Attic Sale hours Fall Farm Day, Sunday Friday, noon to 6 p.m. BY TENELL FELDER Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. C-I (Camden, S.C.) Localife Editor Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. tfelder@chronicle-independent.com The sale is located in Springfield Sunday, McCaskill’s Farm will host Old Plaza between Goodwill and the McCaskill’s Farm Fall Day from 1 to 6 p.m. Belk Department Store Kathy McCaskill of McCaskill’s Farm has been preparing for a few weeks now, Proceeds go towards the “It’s a matter of planning and getting vol- KC Community Medical Clinic unteers to help,” said McCaskill. McCaskill’s Farm Fall Farm Day will fea- ture plenty activities such as children games, face and pumpkin painting, grits grinding, ice cream churning and making apple cider. In addition to these activities, Kathy Mc- Caskill is excited to add a few new events Floor display of clothes “This year, we are going to have horse back rides and we didn’t have that last year. We’ve also got the root cellar that people can go into this year,” said McCaskill. McCaskill’s Fall Farm Day will have con- cessions available for guests. “We will have a lot of farm food from our Tie display farm -- barbecue, pork ribs and Italian sau- sages, We’ll also have baked goods such as pies and cookies,” said McCaskill. Admission is $4 per person and children Sunday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. under two are free. Music will be provided by $4 for admission Laddy & Friends. McCaskill’s Farm is located at 377 Cantey Children 2 and under free Lane, Rembert. For more information call 432-9537. Men’s clothing floor display Christmas display
  • 20. SINGLE FEATURE PAGE DESIGN Weekly 2/3 Times DivisionFIRST PLACE: The Summerville Journal Scene Judy Watts McKissick stands in the glow of a spectacular sunset as he talks to the media before his historic 600th win Friday night against Ashley Ridge. Paul Zoeller/Journal Scene Paul Zoeller/The Journal Scene BY ROGER LEE Win #600 Victory burnishes 6 decades of McKissick’s Green Wave football entered this season with The Journal Scene more than 450 wins. This is Some believe it is a his 41st season. McKissick was hired as JOHN MCKISSICK benchmark that will never again be reached. Summerville High School the Summerville football coach in 1952. He also coached girls’ and boys’ RESUME HIGHLIGHTS football coach John basketball, baseball and • Born Sept. 25, 1926 McKissick notched his track for a number of years. 600th career coaching win As the school grew from • Graduated Kingstree High School, 1944; Brevard Friday, in a 37–21 victory Class B to AAAA and College, 1949; Presbyterian College with over Ashley Ridge. He is eventually became one of bachelors degree in business, 1951; Western the first football coach at the Big 16 schools, his Carolina with masters degree in psychology and any level to have reached responsibilities became education, 1969. the benchmark. more focused. Today, head “I knew it was a lot of old earned all 600 as the McKissick in terms of wins • Coached Clarkton (N.C.) High School (six-man football coach and athletic wins,” McKissick said. “If Green Wave coach. is J.T. Curtis, the head football), 1951; Summerville High School, director are the only hats it totals up to 600 that’s McKissick is in his 61st coach of John Curtis he wears for SHS. 1952-present. great. It feels good and I’m season with the school, Christian School in River He has led 10 Green Wave glad for the kids. Now they where he has compiled a Ridge, La. Curtis, now in football teams to a state • Has won 10 state championships can tell everybody they record of 600-147-13. his 44th season, earned his championship. His first • Has seven undefeated seasons, including were part of this win and be According to the National 500th win in October of came in 1955. He also a 15-0 mark in 1998. proud of it.” Federation of State High last year. coached state champi- Making the accomplish- School Associations’ High Larry Campbell, head • Has only two losing seasons at Summerville: onship teams in 1956, ment that much more School Sports Record coach of Lincoln County 1-8-1 in 1957 and 5-7 in 2001. 1969, 1978, 1979, 1982, impressive is the 86-year- Book, the coach closest to High in Lincolnton, Ga., See 600th Page 3C CYAN-AOOO MAGENTA-OAOO YELLOW-OOAO BLACK 01/29/08
  • 21. SPORTS PAGE DESIGN PORTFOLIO Weekly Under 6,000 & Over 6,000 Divisions Combined THIRD PLACE: The Berkeley Independent Linda Anderson
  • 22. SPORTS PAGE DESIGN PORTFOLIO Weekly Under 6,000 & Over 6,000 Divisions CombinedSECOND PLACE: Page 1B • Thursday, October 18, 2012 The Gazette Rob Gantt Page 1B • Thursday, August 16, 2012 More Photos, 2B Page 1B • Thursday, December 8, 2011 The Creek Rises Shane Roper/For the Gazette Goose Creek senior Tramel Terry breaks loose for a 50-yard touchdown run against the Cobras, one of his three scores in the game. nstoppable Terry, Turner selected for Shrine Bowl Goose Creek High School foot- ball standouts Tramel Terry and Quarterback Shon Swett and the Cane Bay Cobras will meet West Ashley in a two-quarter scrimmage on Thursday during Sertoma. Rob Gantt/Gazette Gators’ stars show off on national television Gerald Turner were selected to play for the South Carolina Shrine Bowl team at the conclu- Sertoma last dress rehearsal BY ROB GANTT yard scamper with 28 seconds left The Gazette in the opening quarter gave the sion of the season. Gators a comfortable 21-0 lead. The 76th annual game will be Goose Creek coach Chuck Reedy It was 41-0 at the break for the 8- played Dec. 15th at Wofford checked out the film after the game, 0 Gators, who travel to Mount College against the top North Goose Creek, Cane Bay and Stratford getting extra time under lights and trying to find fault with any- Pleasant Friday to tangle with 8-0 Carolina seniors. Terry, a wide receiver/running thing in a 55-0 victory over Cane Wando. BY ROB GANTT tunity for our kids to get out back for the Gators, has account- Rob Gantt/Gazette Bay on national TV was nearly Goose Creek, ranked as high as Goose Creek tight end Nick Roach basks in the glow of a Gators touchdown in the third quarter that tied the score at 21-21. The Gazette 2012 Sertoma Classic Schedule there in front of a big impossible. No. 17 in the country, amassed 530 ed for 15 touchdowns this season crowd,” CBHS coach Gators storm back for state title The feeling is Three Berkeley County schools will get extra time under the lights when the Thursday • Baptist Hill vs. Military Magnet Friday • Stall vs. Lincoln • Woodland vs. Russell Zehr said. “I really enjoy it. The kids really enjoy it. It gives teams a “We challenged the guys to show the country what kind of football team we are and the type of football yards of total offense, with 410 coming on the ground. Fullback and has 850 total yards on the ground and in the passing game. He is committed to Georgia. BY ROB GANTT Creek coach Chuck Reedy, who took over a 0-11 Fullback Virgil Smalls’ tied it at 21-21 on a 1- sun comes up on the 42nd chance to iron out kinks and Rico Blanding added 91 yards on The Gazette team before the 2002 season. “I don’t know how yard plunge with 57 seconds left in the third peri- indescribable. I annual Sertoma football • St. Johns vs. • Academic Magnet shows us what we have to that we play,” said Reedy, whose the ground and scored once. Turner, one of the state’s top you can put it into od, igniting the big finish. Tramel Terry’s 21-yard CLEMSON - Goose Creek High School’s Goose Creek 37, words.” run on fourth-and-3 reverse play set up the tying don’t know how jamboree this week. Garrett • Colleton County vs. work on before the first team coasted to its 21st straight vic- Gators quarterback Dantez defensive players, helps power Goose Creek, Stratford and game.” the Gators on that side of the decade-long transformation in football is com- plete. Greenwood 21 Reedy’s team scored score. you can put it Cane Bay will be a part of • Hanahan vs. Pinewood tory in its ESPNU debut. “I thought Bennamon was 10 of 13 for 100 the final 23 points, Early in the final quarter, Gerald Turner’s The Sertoma is the last Shane Roper/For the Gazette ball. The Gators set a new high mark for the program storming back from a 21-14 third-quarter deficit, blocked punt out of the end zone resulted in a into words. two-quarter scrimmages in James Island • Northwood vs. dress rehearsal before Week our guys responded well. We took Gators defenders Gerald Turner (33), Daylin Julius (30) and Jalen yards and a pair of touchdown pass- with a 37-21 victory over Greenwood High to finish the season with a 14-1 record and send safety, giving the Gators the lead for good. the event, a format imple- 1 of the regular season on (Cane Bay) out of the game very es, one to Terry and another to He has 34 total tackles and six School on Saturday in the Class AAAA Div. II off 28 seniors with a memory that will last a life- Smalls scored on another short run with 7:52 left • Palmetto Christian Burke Stevens combine to stop Cane Bay quarterback Devin Kilgore. championship game at Memorial Stadium, also time. as the lead swelled to 30-21 and Terry all but mented last year at Sertoma. Aug. 24. Teams have been early.” Caleb Holmes. sacks. erasing painful memories of close calls in 2009 CHUCK REEDY All other scrimmages in the vs. North Charleston • Porter Gaud vs. working diligently in prepa- “They’ve worked very hard the last few years,” sealed it with a 31-yard gallop with 5:13 remain- Gators offensive standouts Tramel Kinlaw finished with 185 yards ing possession. The Gators defense limited Cane The South Carolina squad is and 2010. Reedy said. “… I’m very very proud of these GCHS Football Coach two-day event will be one- • Scotts Branch vs. Berkeley ration for those openers. “The feeling is indescribable,” said Goose guys. This is very rewarding.” See CHAMPS Page 3B period games. Terry and Caleb Kinlaw scored rushing, including a 73-yard touch- Terry had 77 yards rushing on 74 coached by Stratford football Wando • Goose Creek vs. “We want to see more This year’s Sertoma, which improvement individually,” three touchdowns apiece in the rout. down run on Goose Creek’s open- receiving on 10 touches. His 50- See GATORS Page 2B coach Ray Stackley. •Cane Bay vs. West Fort Dorchester (2 ‘The challenge of topping Reedy’s recipe: will showcase 28 local foot- ball teams, will be held Ashley (2 quarter) quarter) Stackley said, “but, more importantly, we want to see this is going to be gigantic’ Toughness will Rob Gantt/Gazette Thursday and Friday at Citadel’s Johnson Hagood Stadium. Action will begin • Stratford vs. Bishop England (2 quarter) • Ashley Ridge vs. Summerville (2 quarter) more improvement in kids understanding our concepts on offense and defense. Knights take tumble on road at Wando BY ROB GANTT The Gazette “My wife (Debbie) and I were talking about that (Sunday) night,” he added. “We’ve got to have some- lead to results Goose Creek defenders DeShawn Evans (2) and Bryce Kelly (44) pursue North Augusta’s quarterback during a recent scrim- at 6 p.m. each night. Cane Bay will tangle with last scrimmage on Thursday, Bishop England. “With this reduced practice schedule we’ve got, we’ve BY ROB GANTT to be in the ball game. We didn’t the punt team all year and it was The outgoing senior class at Goose thing to do with repeating. That’s BY ROB GANTT West Ashley in the next-to- The Gazette play very well but it’s a credit to an inopportune time for it to The Gazette mage. The Gators tangle with Ft. Dorchester in Sertoma. followed by Stratford and “Sertoma is a good oppor- See SERTOMA Page 2B Creek High School etched in stone a got to be our theme. One thing I them. They played especially happen,” Stackley said. “… A titanic legacy and the players left honestly believe is that for 10 years behind will be charged with carrying in a row we’ve gotten better. After Chuck Reedy’s recipe for winning has been It was a hard fall from the well.” good team is going to take Knights make progress in second scrimmage the same his whole tenure at Goose Creek it on. last year, it was a challenge to say High School. ranks of the unbeaten for The Warriors took advantage advantage of that.” “You can’t replace the guys we’re this year’s team was going to be bet- losing,” Gators coach Chuck Reedy ter. The challenge of topping this is Mix toughness with some Stratford’s football team. of poor special teams play by The Knights (7-1, 1-1 Region intensity and pour in an said of his 28 seniors after they led going to be gigantic but that’s going Wando scored the final 32 the way in capturing the school’s to have to be the goal.” unflappable desire to win, and BY ROB GANTT on Tuesday. we scored just about every direction as far as Stackley our two inside linebackers, Stratford to improve to 8-0. 7-AAAA) host West Ashley for Among the players moving on is a the results will be there when points, pulling away for a 42-7 first-ever state title. “They’re irre- the final horn sounds. The Gazette “I thought we learned a time we had the football,” could tell. who are new there, are Wando recorded a safety in the homecoming on Friday. Wando placeable because of the experience group that started the better part of and the success they’ve had.” three years. Quarterback Jaquan As Saturday’s state champi- lot about our football Stackley said. “I thought In their first scrimmage coming along too which is victory over the Knights on second quarter to lead 12-7 at (8-0) hosts Goose Creek (8-0) in Marsh finished his career with a 33- onship game unfolded in Reedy Rains in the area almost team,” SHS coach Ray our run game was excel- against Aiken, the Knights crucial for our defense.” Yet, the goal and expectation will 4 mark under center and combined Clemson’s Memorial Friday night in Mount Pleasant. halftime and then blocked two one of the state’s top matchups be to repeat as state champions slowed down the Stratford Stackley said. “We were a lent. Both of our quarter- left a lot to be desired The Knights were set to despite the massive turnover. The for over 2,300 yards passing and Rob Gantt/Gazette Stadium, the Gators got stronger, used mental football team’s road to late addition to the scrim- backs threw the short pass despite winning 28-7. play a scrimmage game It was the second straight victo- punts in the second half. A this season. rushing this season. He rushed for Sophomore running back Caleb Kinlaw rushed for nearly toughness to surge past Greenwood and 2012 motto will have to be some improvement last week but mage so they worked us in very well. “We had tremendous Tuesday at West Florence ry in the series for the Warriors defensive pass interference on a Stratford’s lone score against play on the word repeat, Reedy said. See CHALLENGE Page 2B 1,500 yards this season for the Gators. See REEDY Page 3B the Knights were able to as many times as they “We got a lot of folks improvement from scrim- before taking part in the after losing 14 in a row. fourth-down play helped Wando the Warriors was a 10-yard run High School Basketball get in some action. could afford to work us in.” work on both sides of the mage one to scrimmage Sertoma Jamboree against “The wheels fell off in the sec- continue another scoring drive by Jacob Park in the second Rob Gantt/The Gazette They made the drive to Stackley said the scrim- ball, trying to develop two,” Stackley said. Bishop England on Goose Creek hoops teams finally on floor, open with three Berkeley County rivals West Ashley for a three- mage time was more situa- some depth.” “We’ve still got a lot of Thursday night. The ond half,” SHS coach Ray in the second half. Stratford running back Jamar Stevens tries to elude a Wando defender after BY ROB GANTT their first games of the season. The Lady Gators, coached by Tim Spring Valley. A year earlier, Goose Carolina. She led the Gators to a way outing with Hanahan tional than actual game Even more important than work to do on our offensive Knights and Bishops are Stackley said. “We had a chance “We hadn’t had a miscue on See KNIGHTS Page 2B catching a pass. The Gazette GCHS opens at home against Baldwin, opens the season at No. 2 Creek defeated Spring Valley for 28-3 record. and West Ashley when a imitation but that his team points was evidence of line. Our secondary was a set to tangle for two quar- Rob Gantt/Gazette Timberland on Wednesday then in the Class AAAA poll. Last sea- the title. The group returning is led by two-way scrimmage with faired well. progress. And the Knights concern to us but it’s com- SHS coach Ray Stackley is pleased Goose Creek’s basketball teams hosts Hanahan on Friday and son, Baldwin’s team played for the The key player to replace is for- Conway was washed away See HOOPS Page 4B “We don’t keep score but are moving in the right ing along pretty well. And See KNIGHTS Page 2B with the Knights’ progress. take to the hardwood this week for Berkeley on Saturday. state championship, losing to ward Aleighsa Welch, now at South 01/29/08 01/29/08 01/29/08
  • 23. SPORTS PAGE DESIGN PORTFOLIO Weekly Under 6,000 & Over 6,000 Divisions CombinedFIRST PLACE: Carolina Forest Chronicle Michael Smith Thursday SPORTS HOT WHEELS November 10, Check out the hot deals 2011 on cars, other vehicles Editor: for sale this week. Michael Smith Classifieds 843-236-4810 www.thecarolinaforestchronicle.com A6 Thursday Wind, rain ruin playoff bid SPORTS HOT WHEELS December 1, 2011 Check out the hot deals on cars, other vehicles ‘This was an old fashioned butt whooping,’ coach says Editor: for sale this week. Michael Smith BY NICK MAMARY 4 overall, 2-3 Region VI- held the tiebreaker over got a little bit rattled, and we Classifieds FOR THE CHRONICLE AAAA just as the team did a Sumter. didn’t recover from it.” year ago. Conway improved Conway seemingly had On Conway’s first drive, Carolina Forest’s playoff to 6-5 overall, 3-2 region, control from the beginning the Panthers were able to 843-236-4810 www.thecarolinaforestchronicle.com A6 hopes deteriorated about as clinching third place and a of the evening, and head get a defensive stop, but the quickly as the weather con- road playoff game at Strat- coach Drew Hummel drive was continued after a WHO’S ditions Friday night. ford as the No. 3 seed. thought that his team strug- late hit penalty. Braving a wind-driven If the Panthers won, they gled with momentum. This set up the first score rain much of the night, the would’ve clinched the No. 2 “This was an old fash- as Conway quarterback Panthers struggled to find seed and a home playoff ioned butt whooping,” Mykal Moody crossed the MICHAEL SMITH | THE CHRONICLE their pass game en route to game because region cham- Hummel said. “We did didn’t goal line on a 3-yard quar- a 32-0 loss to Conway. pion West Florence defeated handle the adversity of the CFHS players (from left) Blaine Kowalkowski, Jarvez Holmes Carolina Forest finished 7- South Florence and CFHS game very well. I thought we PANTHERS, A9 and Dejour Wilson react after Friday’s loss to Conway. HOLMES NEXT? I 2011 statistics Catches | 40. Touchdowns | 7. Receiving yards | 700. HEADING Defensive INTs | 4. Schools scouting | Georgia Tech, N.C. State, Liberty, Coastal Carolina University. SOUTH CFHS defensive back named to North South All Star Team BY MICHAEL SMITH EDITOR D anny Daly wasn’t kidding when the Carolina Forest quarterback said he has the best re- ceivers. One of them, in fact, proved it when he was picked to play in one of the state’s most cov- eted all star games. Jarvez Holmes has been selected to play defensive back in the North South All Star Football. The game will be played at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach. “It feels good to know that I can represent my team,” Holmes said. “Being the first one selected out of Carolina HOLMES, A9 PHOTOS BY MICHAEL SMITH | THE CHRONICLE Carolina Forest receiver/defensive back Jarvez Holmes (left) has been selected to the North South All Star Team. Coastal Carolina soccer PHOTO PROVIDED COURTESY OF THE (SENECA) JOURNAL rallies to beat Campbell Chanticleers move to 9-0 in Big winner of Liberty v. Radford on Friday. CCU stuns Clemson at buzzer, then falls to FIU South, ranked No. 10 in country The conference tourna- ment champion receives an automatic bid the 48-team NCAA Tournament. BY MICHAEL SMITH appeared to be Chants to a 64-62 loss, the team’s but was forced into making a head coach Cliff Ellis. “It’s just a However the Chanticleers EDITOR Florida Interna- first of the season. tough shot, which clanked off the great win for our team...with the BY MATT MONTGOMERY found a way to score – a lot – have seemingly proven tional. At Clemson, CCU’s Chris Grad- rim. He followed his own shot, LSU win and this win it says a lot FOR THE CHRONICLE and kept their 12-game win themselves in the national F irst they beat LSU. CCU (5-1) ral- nigo tipped in the game-winning however, for the tip-in. about our team and program.” Then Coastal Carolina lied from a 12- bucket as time expired giving Before the ball even hit the On Nov. 15, CCU defeated LSU streak intact entering this ranks this season, garnering Pedro Ribeiro dribbles University topped point deficit to Coastal Carolina the victory at floor, the CCU bench cleared in 71-63, the Chanticleers’ second For a brief period in Satur- weekend’s conference tour- a top-25 rank in three differ- around Campbell de- Clemson. Following a shock Clemson 60- Littlejohn Coliseum. jubilant celebration. It was win over the SEC opponent. CCU day’s soccer game, visiting nament. ent Division-I polls. There is fenders during Satur- pair of exciting wins 59 on their home With 7.1 seconds left, Gradnigo Coastal’s first win over Clemson also upended LSU 78-69 on their Campbell had some hope to Today at 2:30 p.m., the No. an outside chance Coastal day’s 5-1 win. Coastal over teams from two Ellis court last Tuesday. took the inbounds pass from An- in six tries and the program’s third home court on Dec. 13, 2010, the conquer the Big South’s only 1 seeded Chanticleers play gets invited to the NCAA Carolina enters this power conferences, one question Deja vu struck Sat- thony Raffa and tried driving BCS win in a year. win coming on LSU’s home court. unbeaten team, the Coastal the eighth seed in the Big tournament even if they weekend’s Big South remained. urday in Miami, Fla., when mid- down the lane against two Clem- “We were very fortunate in that The wins over LSU (SEC) and Carolina Chanticleers. South Conference tourna- don’t win the conference Conference tourna- Who’s next? major team Florida International son defenders. situation that we were able to get The answer to that question scored at the buzzer, sending the Gradnigo punched through, the miss and put it back,” said CLEMSON, A8 Though as they have done ment, UNC Asheville. Should tournament title. ment as the top seed. all year, the nationally Coastal advance to the sec- ranked Chants (16-2, 9-0) ond round, it would play the SOCCER, A8 COURTESY PHOTO
  • 24. SPORTS PAGE DESIGN PORTFOLIO Weekly 2/3 Times Division THIRD PLACE: The Press & Standard Drew Tripp
  • 25. SPORTS PAGE DESIGN PORTFOLIO Weekly 2/3 Times DivisionSECOND PLACE: THE CHRONICLE Thursday, March 1, 2012 1B The Cherokee Chronicle Jon Martin
  • 26. SPORTS PAGE DESIGN PORTFOLIO Weekly 2/3 Times DivisionFIRST PLACE: The Summerville Journal Scene CYAN-AOOO MAGENTA-OAOO YELLOW -OOAO BLACK 2/6/01 chools & Rob Gantt chools & Page 1B • Friday, October 19, 2012 www.journalscene.com Patriots let one slip away on road at unbeaten Bluffton BY ROGER LEE The Journal Scene a 27-26 victory and keep their regular-season winning streak intact. Bluffton, which 2. Fort Dorchester finished with 413 offensive yards them on the ropes but didn’t take advantage of the oppor- tunities we had to win it. I’m Page 1B • Wednesday, October 24, 2012 the Patriots tied the game on a pair of Charles Loftland touchdown runs. The second www.journalscene.com Bluffton a 21-14 lead enter- ing the half. “Our special teams didn’t CYAN-AOOO MAGENTA-OAOO YELLOW -OOAO BLACK 2/6/01 The Patriots outrushed and didn’t suffer a loss in 2011 while Bluffton finished with sure they feel fortunate they came from 51 yards out. play that well which is disap- out passed the Bobcats, but until it fell in the Class AAA 370. got out of there with the Unfortunately for the pointing because we spend so didn’t out score them. state championship game, “Bluffton is a tough place to win.” Patriots, Bluffton then much time working on Fort Dorchester let a win improved to 9-0 with a 3-0 play, but our kids handled it Bluffton jumped out to its returned a kickoff 50 yards to them,” LaPrad said. “We chools & slip away in Bluffton Friday mark in Region 8-AAAA. well,” Fort Dorchester coach normal fast start, scoring on set up another Bobcat score. pretty much shut Bluffton as the Bobcats rallied to earn Fort Dorchester fell to 4-5, 1- Steve LaPrad said. “We had its first two possessions. But The 20-yard TD pass gave See PATRIOTS Page 6B ‘Our team was phenomenal’ Page 1B • Friday, July 20, 2012 www.journalscene.com Milestone Ahead McKissick one win away from career victory No. 600 Coosaw Creek captures second straight CCAA championship City Champs! Shane Roper/For The Journal Scene The Green Wave football team is looking to help coach John McKissick notch the 599th victory of his career during its homecoming game Friday against Colleton County. Coosaw Creek swimmer Aaron Wheat (r) pulls ahead of a competitor during the Boys 9-10 50-meter Butterfly. For more photos from the 2012 City Meet, visit Roger Lee/Journal Scene 598 and counting McKissick isn’t looking past Cougars as countdown to milestone continues seenit.journalscene.com. BY ROGER LEE 4 record into the game and is luck. They’ll be playing good 21 after a furious Cobra rally before Colleton County High yards on 11 carries. The Journal Scene 2-0 in Region 8-AAAA while and then they give up a big Sept. 27. School opened, Walterboro The Cougars held the the Cougars are 0-8 with a play. They run a lot of option According to scfootballhis- High School defeated the Patriots to 73 passing yards, Right now nothing would pair of region losses. so we will have to stop that.” tory.com, Colleton County Green Wave 15-9. which is below average for be better to the Cougars than However, Summerville The Cougars have lost their has never beat Summerville Colleton quarterback the Fort this season. spoiling the Green Wave’s coach John McKissick is last 31 games but nearly on the gridiron. However, the Ramon Hall and running However, the Cougars will homecoming. expecting a fight. broke the streak twice last Cougars gave the Green back Diquan Crosby are likely need to catch some Paul Zoeller/Special to the Post and Courier Summerville hosts Colleton “Those Colleton players month. Colleton fell 8-6 to Wave all they could handle in capable runners. Last week breaks in order to upset the Summerville running back Jerod Tucker dives into the end zone Friday during the Green Wave’s 22-7 win over Colleton County. County for its homecoming don’t quit,” McKissick said. West Ashley Sept. 14 and losing efforts in 2002 (17- against Fort Dorchester, Hall Green Wave. Summerville game at 7:30 p.m. Friday. “They play hard but they blew a 21-0 lead over Cane 14), 2005 (24-21) and 2008 led all rushers with 91 yards seems to be hitting its stride BY ROGER LEE turned in a stellar perform- rendered nine yards to quarter so I’m really proud of Summerville attack, finish- Bluffton. The Green Wave carries a 4- seem to have some tough Bay and ended up falling 26- (19-14). In 2001, the year and Crosby picked up 56 The Journal Scene ance Friday. Colleton County (0-8, 0-3) my team.” ing with 201 rushing yards Freshman quarterback See WAVE Page 3B The Summerville defense on the Cougars’ five first-half Summerville finished with and two touchdowns on 27 Sawyer Bridges surpassed a Summerville High School set up one score and made drives. 339 offensive yards on the carries and 52 receiving milestone of his own on Patriot volleyball team football coach John McKissick is only a win shy of his 600th career victory another as the Green Wave defeated Colleton County 22- 7. Summerville (5-4, 3-0 in “We came out and got the job done,” linebacker Kyle Keeney said. “We didn’t give night while holding Colleton to 123 yards. Senior running back Jerod yards on a pair of catches. The victory puts Summerville in a tie for the Summerville’s first posses- sion. The QB connected with senior Kendall Parker for a Roger Lee/Journal Scene Coosaw Creeks Micah Bohon and Brandon Rattigan broke City Meet records this week. Roger Lee/Journal Scene Swimmers and spectators alike enjoyed the mist fans set up to help alleviate the heat during this year’s City Meet. Roger Lee/Journal Scene Ashborough’s Rhett Andrews comes up for some air during the city meet. avenges defeat to Wave after the Green Wave defense Region 8-AAAA) only sur- up any points until the fourth Tucker again fueled the region’s top spot with See MILESTONE Page 3B BY ROGER LEE The Journal Scene ciation history to win the three-day, season-ending, title meet. This year, Coosaw that push a team up to the top.” Snee Farm was the runner- 15th, Pine Forest (620.5) 18th, Legend Oaks (343.5) 20th and the Summerville years with a 1:06.40 finish. She also teamed up with Brandon Rattigan, Jeremiah • Top 10 Teams Coosaw Creek 2,816.5 BY ROGER LEE The Journal Scene During the second Summerville scored six straight game, Swamp Foxes earn ARHS gets by Cane Bay The Coosaw Creek Crocodiles clinched their sec- tallied 2,816.5 points at West Ashley’s Jewish Community up with 2,673.5 points and Daniel Island rounded out the YMCA (28.0) 22nd. There were six meet records Bohon and Marina Filo to set a new record in the Mixed Snee Farm 2,673.5 Daniel Island 2,637.5 The Fort Dorchester volleyball team came out on top of a spirited tri-match points to pull out to a 14-9 lead. The Patriots rallied for a tie and it was tit for tat afterwards. Finally Jasmine key win at Beaufort in regular season finale ond consecutive Coastal Center to repeat. Top 3 with 2,637.5 points. broken this week and Coosaw 15-18 Medley Relay with a Hobcaw YC 2,213.5 Carolina Aquatics “Our team was phenome- This year 22 Lowcountry swimmers broke four of 1:58.41 time. It was the only with Summerville and Stratford Quinn went up for a spike to give the BY ROGER LEE 25-20 victory over the Cobras Shadowmoss 2,207.5 Tuesday. Fort a 28-26 victory and the match. Association Championship nal,” Coosaw swimmer teams participated in the them. relay record to fall this sum- BY ROGER LEE 0-3. The Journal Scene in their final regular season Tuesday. Micah Bohon said. “We had meet. Bohon finished the Girls mer. Parkshore 2,152 The Patriots had to rally in their “It’s always good to win against The Journal Scene “Going on the road and game. Ashley Ridge (13-5, 7- Last summer the Coosaw some really good times. One Newington had the next 15-18 50-meter Backstroke in “I’m probably most proud Northbridge Terr. 1,771.5 match with the Knights, who won the Summerville, especially when it’s at The Ashley Ridge seniors winning down there is always 3) has earned the No. 2 seed swim team ended Snee of our younger relay teams best finish for the Dorchester 30.51 seconds to set a new of breaking Dunes West Katie 1,688.5 first game 25-21. Fort Dorchester their house,” Fort Dorchester captain Ashley Ridge earned a key an accomplishment,” Ashley led the Swamp Fox volleyball for its region and opened the Farm’s 22-year reign as City that was supposed to place County teams, placing 10th record and broke the Girls Motsinger’s backstroke Longpoint 1,383 answered with its own 25-21 win and Ashley Rogers said. “This is one of region win Friday. Ridge coach Kenny Walker team to a win over Cane Bay playoffs at home Tuesday Meet champion, becoming fifth won their event and with 1,303.5 points. 15-18 100 Individual Medley only the second team in asso- those are the types of things Ashborough (922.5) placed record that had stood for 12 See CHAMPS Page 2B Newington 1,303 then claimed the match with a 25-19 our big rivalries so we are excited. I The Swamp Foxes defeated said. “It is a big win that Thursday. after press time with a match win in the tiebreaker. think we did a better job of covering the Eagles 17-12 in Beaufort. Kayla Bass, Raelyn Fate keeps us in the race and sets against West Ashley. The Patriots pulled away from the tonight and that is something we’ve Azalea Sertoma Club offers free cheer training, open for ages 5-15 Green Wave roughly halfway through the first game between the cross-town been been working on at practice. With the victory, Ashley Ridge improved to 3-6 with a up some big games the next couple of weeks. The key was Jairy C. Hunter MD/for the Journal Scene and Addie Clower all posted double-digit scoring on “We have a lot of experi- enced players so I think we Roger Lee/Journal Scene Also we’ve been emphasizing keep- 2-1 mark in Region 8- Senior Night as the Swamp BY ROGER LEE them. another season. Cheer regis- “This Basic Training is as they want, and no experi- at Doty Park. Azalea Sertoma The Fort Dorchester volleyball team defeated area rivals Summerville and Stratford in a spirited tri- rivals and went on to claim a 25-17 our defense. We gave up a Ashley Ridge QB Jacob Thompson helped the Swamp are ready for the playoffs,” ing a positive attitude and I think that The Journal Scene The non-profit club, which tration is open through July open to any girl or boy age 5- ence is required.” president Kati Taff says the match on Tuesday. The Lady Patriots will take a 20-9 record into the Class AAAA playoffs that begin next AAAA. Beaufort fell to 3-6, See FOXES Page 6B Foxes pick up a win in Beaufort Friday. Foxes earned a 25-14, 25-16, See LADY FOXES Page 6B sponsors the cheerleading 28 and this year prior to the 15, and it is free,” club mem- The first two sessions were club is using the training as a win. However, Summerville didn’t go week. down without a fight. See LADY PATS Page 3B The Azalea Sertoma Club needs cheerleaders and they teams for the Summerville opening of practice the club ber Jackie O’Cain said. offered last week and the way to “meet and great” Summerville Journal Scene • www.journalscene.com Summerville Journal Scene • www.journalscene.com Sertoma youth football is offering something new, “Participants are welcome to final two are scheduled from those interested in becoming are even willing to train league, is gearing up for Basic Cheerleading Training. join in on as many sessions 6-8 p.m. July 24 and July 26 See CHEER Page 2B Summerville Journal Scene • www.journalscene.com 01/29/08 01/29/08
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  • 28. SINGLE SPORTS PAGE DESIGN Weekly Over 6,000 Division SPORTS B6 WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2011 Sports Editor: Joel FitzPatrick | 864-877-2076 Milestones, moves shaped 2011 By Joel FitzPatrick Sports EditorSECOND PLACE: W hether it was teams winning championships or coming up just short, or coaches moving on or deciding on staying put, 2011 was another memorable year for the Greer area. 12 13 The Greer Citizen JANUARY APRIL Julie Holcombe The year began with change as Eastside football coach Jay Feltz decided to step down, and Greer High welcomed a pair of new soccer coaches. Kevin Brabham, who had been involved with the program at Riverside, became the coach of the Greer Highlighting the month of April was Greer High’s first home track meet in 10 years. The Yellow Jackets hosted Blue Ridge in a meet that was helped made possible by a $10,000 gift from District 18 Councilman Joe Baldwin. boys, while former Converse College coach Rob DePaol took over the girl’s program. 9 25 FEBRUARY MAY February was a good month for the Greer High basketball programs. Both squads Area baseball teams made news in May. The Byrnes Rebels advanced to the Class won Region III-AAA titles, while boy’s coach Jeff Neely earned his 300th victory AAAA state finals for the second consecutive year before falling to White Knoll, and when the Yellow Jackets defeated rival Blue Ridge. Eastside was one win away from the AAA finals, but lost twice to Union County. Jeff Thomason, a former student-athlete at Greer, was introduced as Eastside’s The Eastside boy’s soccer team won its first state title since 2005 with a 2-1 win over new football coach. Myrtle Beach, and Blue Ridge’s Cory Taylor won his second consecutive Class AAA Thomason was looking forward to a fresh start at Eastside, while several athletes state gold title. took the first step in the next stage of their lives by signing with colleges on National Byrnes’ Emma Jennings won a state title in track and field, and the North Greenville Signing Day. Twenty-three student-athletes signed, highlighted by Greer’s Mario University men’s tennis team won its seventh national title in 12 years. Sanders (Duke) and Riverside’s Kevin Dodd (Clemson). Travis Pitman replaced Mark Kish as the Riverside High baseball coach, and Glenn Reese became the new boy’s basketball coach at Blue Ridge, replacing Jay Freeman. Steven Gay was officially promoted to general manager at the Greer Country Club, replacing Zach Easler. 2 22 MARCH JUNE In March, three Eastside High wrestlers won state titles, leading the Eagles to a Coaching changes continued in June when Brian Dender left the Riverside boy’s 100-point performance, more than any other AAA school. Individual winners soccer program, and Dwayne Haun resigned as Byrnes baseball coach. included EHS’s Clay Walker, Jacob Simmons, and Cullen Gallimore. Riverside High’s Dender was replaced by Kevin Brabham, who had just finished his first season at Brian Ettari also walked away with a state title. Greer. Greer replaced Brabham with Jorge Santos. Another Eastside athlete was recognized for his accomplishments when Davaris Travis Henson, who had led North Greenville to a national title two years earlier, McGowens was named The Greer Citizen Male Basketball Player of the Year. The top was hired to replace Haun, but had a change of heart a week later. The following day, female player was Blue Ridge freshman Ross Mathis. Byrnes promoted former assistant Michael Maus to head coach.
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