Baseball

CATCHING ON: Senior Luke Weber stepping up as Spartans’ leader

By JOHN CLAYTON On Twitter @JCTweetsOn USC Upstate’s Luke Weber can still be found behind the plate most days, but his role…

SKY’S THE LIMIT: Chapman’s Betsill gets head start on flying career

By JOHN CLAYTON On Twitter @JCTweetsOn Dallas Betsill’s baseball dreams are familiar to just about any youngster who ever picked up a…

New bat technology transforming youth baseball

By JOHN CLAYTON On Twitter @JCTweetsOn It’s always taken a pretty good swing to disturb the cows beyond the center-field fence at…

Football

BORN A REBEL: Brian Lane returns home to coach Byrnes

By JOHN CLAYTON On Twitter @JCTweetsOn Byrnes’ nationwide search for a new football coach ended nearby with someone whose heart had never…

Upstate well represented at 77th Annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas game

The Upstate will be well-represented at the 77th Annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas set for Saturday, Dec. 21 at Gibbs Stadium…

Clemson’s Patrick DeStefano moving on to new challenges, goals

By JOHN CLAYTON On Twitter @JCTweetsOn Time has been Patrick DeStefano’s enemy the past couple of weeks. There have been hours to…

Finding Deebo: Chapman’s Samuel getting noticed by football fans, coaches

By JOHN CLAYTON On Twitter @JCTweetsOn It’s pregame, and Tyshun “Deebo” Samuel wears a navy baseball cap pulled down low under hip…

Volleyball

LATE ARRIVAL: Viking standout KEIRA MOORE quickly grows into Gardner Webb offer

By JOHN CLAYTON On Twitter @JCTweetsOn Keira Moore found volleyball a little bit late, but just in time…

Warriors down Griffins to capture third straight SCISA state title

By JOHN CLAYTON On Twitter @JCTweetsOn A packed house at Wofford College’s Benjamin Johnson Arena saw Spartanburg Christian…

UPWARD SPORTS BREAKS GROUND ON NEW ERA

By JOHN CLAYTON Upward Sports broke ground June 18 on the newest addition to the ever-growing Spartanburg County…

Basketball

HUNGER GAME: Broome’s Jada Wallace eager to live up to accolades

By JOHN CLAYTON On Twitter @JCTweetsOn Jada Wallace’s backyard at home in Pacolet has a hoop — and…

UPWARD SPORTS BREAKS GROUND ON NEW ERA

By JOHN CLAYTON Upward Sports broke ground June 18 on the newest addition to the ever-growing Spartanburg County…

Cross Country

Cardinals cross country continues dynasty with another state title

Staff Reports Another year, another parade through downtown Landrum. The Landrum girls cross country team won…

Main Features

CATCHING ON: Senior Luke Weber stepping up as Spartans’ leader

By JOHN CLAYTON On Twitter @JCTweetsOn USC Upstate’s Luke Weber can still be found behind the…

John Clayton

Baseball player Tyler Wilson now swinging for the fences after sudden, near-fatal illness

BY JOHN CLAYTON It might as well have been the monster under the bed – the…