Monthly Archives: April 2018

Trouble in Schools: 14 incidents reported from Feb. 27-March 29 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 5, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

March was a bad month for crime in Colleton County schools. Fourteen incidents considered serious enough to report to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office — four threats to shoot up schools, three incidents involving cell phones, one assault, two fights, … Read the rest


CCHS student charged with marijuana possession | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 5, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Colleton County High School student was arrested March 22 on a drug charge after he allegedly attempted to elude being discovered during a canine drug search of the classrooms.
Colleton County Sheriff’s Office canine teams were preparing to search … Read the rest


Homicide probe continues | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 5, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Police Department investigators are continuing to follow up on leads in the March 28 shooting death of a Walterboro woman.
Capt. Craig Stivender, who heads the city police department’s investigative unit, said, “We have got every investigator following up … Read the rest


CCHS golf improving | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar Golf team finished fifth in a Region 8-AAAA tournament held at Dataw Island in Beaufort on Thursday March 29.
The Cougars improved by 16 strokes from their last region outing, recording a … Read the rest


War Hawk Golf finishes fourth | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep golf team finished in fourth place with a team score of 201 in the March 22 match held at Berkeley Hall.
Josh Crosby shot 47 on the day followed by Connor McMillan (48), … Read the rest


Lady Hawks earn win over OP | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The varsity softball team for Colleton Prep improved to 9-3 overall following a non-region win over Orangeburg Prep heading into spring break. In dramatic fashion, the Lady Hawks earned the 10-9 win over the Lady Indians … Read the rest


Cougar Soccer gets Region 8-AAAA win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar Soccer team earned its first win of the season over Region 8-AAAA opponent Beaufort High School on Tuesday March 27. The improving Cougars took the 3-2 decision under interim head coach Justin … Read the rest


JV Lady Hawks fall to CCMS | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep junior varsity soccer team fell 2-1 against the Colleton County JV team Wednesday March 28 in a friendly match between the two local teams.
“Our girls did well in the first half, scoring … Read the rest


War Hawks record 12 hits against Dolphins | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Varsity Baseball team earned back-to-back wins at home last week to improve to 7-2 overall and 3-1 in conference play. The War Hawks earned a 14-4 victory over non-region opponent Calhoun Academy on … Read the rest


Lady Cougars pick up two | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Whitley Weathers’ performance in the circle helped Colleton County to two Region 8-AAAA wins last week over Beaufort High School (6-5) and Hilton Head (18-0). The Lady Cougars improved to 8-6 overall and 5-3 in the … Read the rest


Cougars to play in Forest Acres Classic | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County varsity baseball dropped to 4-9 overall and 2-5 in Region 8-AAAA following losses last week against Benedictine Military School (Georgia) and Beaufort High School.
In a road game against non-region Benedictine, the Cougars … Read the rest


Post-season honors announced | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The following winter sports post-season honors were recently announced for local high schools:

CCHS
• De’Iajae Ferguson (senior): CSRA 2018 South Carolina vs. Georgia All-Star Game
• Scha’Mari Stephens (junior): Pre-season All-Region Selection
• Omari Kirkland (sophomore): Region 8-AAAA All-Region … Read the rest


Lady Cougars upset No. 1 Seahawks | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

It was a solid week for the Colleton County Lady Cougar Varsity Soccer team as they picked up back-to-back Region 8-AAAA wins, including a 2-1 win over Beaufort High School and a 3-1 win over Hilton … Read the rest


Chamber holds golf tournament | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce held its annual golf tournament last week at Dogwood Hills Golf Club. First place winners (above) are David Potter, Roy Bonner, Wes Maxey, Wes Robertson. The second-place team included Charlie Cook, Ricky Benton, Randy Hamilton, … Read the rest


Good Friday Walk held at Bethel U.M. Church | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

A Good Friday Walk was held  for the community at Bethel U.M. Church, Walterboro, beginning at noon on the front steps on Good Friday March 30. The walk  proceeded around the block, ending with a prayer and hymn on the … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Cody | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on April 4, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard


Rabies clinics to begin Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Staying Healthy | Clemson Extension Service

Posted on April 3, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard


Coach selected for new Salk women’s basketball team | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 3, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Glen Mayo has been hired as the head coach for the new women’s basketball program beginning for the 2018-19 season at USC Salkehatchie.
Coach Mayo is already well known at Salk, as he has been an assistant coach for Salk … Read the rest


The unfilletable fish: How to debone American Shad | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 3, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Billy McCord didn’t grow up eating shad in Manning, but today he’s one of the rare keepers of the vanishing art of shad filleting.
American shad are notoriously bony fish, with estimates ranging from the hundreds to over a thousand … Read the rest


Bills on tap this week in S.C. state government | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 3, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

From the S.C. Policy Council:

We are one week away from the crossover deadline (April 10), after which bills that have not crossed over into the other chamber will have little chance of passing this session. The Senate is on … Read the rest


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