Anthony Garzilli

THA takes second in Speed and Strength competition

Thomas Heyward’s speed and strength team placed second in the SCISA Class A-AA competition on Saturday at Wilson Hall in Sumter.

Thomas Heyward’s speed and strength team placed second in the SCISA Class A-AA competition on Saturday.

UPDATE: 2 officers shot in Hardeeville; suspect killed

A Hardeeville Police Department officer and Jasper County Sheriff’s deputy were shot at 432 Sanders Road in Hardeeville after responding to a domestic dispute, according to Sheriff Chris Malphrus.

Jasper County Sun Times Law enforcement at the scene at Sanders Road in Hardeeville after a Hardeeville officer and JCSO’s deputy were shot responding to a domestic dispute. The suspect was killed.

Basketball contest aims to ‘save youth’

The Preachers and Deacons are ready to return to the basketball court, but this time they are joining forces.

Notebook: SFCA charges to 6 wins; THA gets back to the field

Step of Faith’s baseball team began the week 6-3. The Chargers had a big win April 11 as the they beat Victory Christian 23-0 in three innings. Isiac Huskey had two grand slams and nine RBI.

Special to JCST Step of Faith’s baseball team began the week 6-3.

Lions Club project aims to assist homeless

Hardeeville’s Lions Club plans to do what it can to help the homeless.

THA regroups during baseball break

It’s a good time for a rest, according to Thomas Heyward baseball coach Nic Shuford.

Anthony Garzilli/Jasper County Sun Times Thomas Heyward coach Nic Shuford said the time is right for his team’s Easter break. The Rebels, who had lost three straight games, don’t play until April 18.

Notebook: THA softball wins 2 games; Chargers win in baseball

Thomas Heyward’s softball team fell 5-4 to Colleton Prep April 4. Pitcher Cheyenne Strong threw seven innings, allowed five runs (three earned) and struck out seven.

Rebels starting to hit softball stride

Bob Layman believes Thomas Heyward’s softball team is ready to hit its stride.

Carmen Pinckney/Special to Jasper County Sun Times Ivy Bryan leads Thomas Heyward in batting average (.533), slugging (.822) and RBI (31). The Rebels began the week 10-7.

Gamecocks hoops run memorable for THA coach

South Carolina’s run to the men’s Final Four and the women claiming the school’s first NCAA basketball national championship captivated many Gamecocks fans in Jasper County, including Leon Etheridge, a 2005 Thomas Heyward graduate who is a Rebels assistant baseball coach.

South Carolina's Sindarius Thornwell (0) reacts to a 3-point basket during the second half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against Gonzaga, Saturday, April 1, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Notebook Step of Faith enjoys success

Step of Faith’s baseball team enjoyed a strong week, winning twice.

Photo courtesy Step of Faith Step of Faith’s baseball team won twice last week and began the week 4-0 in its conference.

Bannon leads strong Rebels baseball start

Nic Shuford figured senior Blake Bannon would lead Thomas Heyward’s baseball team and be a steady all-around player. He’s used to Bannon’s consistency at the plate and on the mound.

Anthony Garzilli/Jasper County Sun Times Thomas Heyward’s Blake Bannon leads the team in batting average (.657), hits (23), steals (18), on-base percentage (.675) and slugging percentage (.971).

UPDATE: Surveillance photos released in Joker Joe’s armed robbery

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two men suspected in an armed robbery early Thursday morning of Joker Joe’s Truck Stop in Hardeeville.

Photos courtesy Jasper County Sheriff's Office / Surveillance photos show men suspected in the March 23 armed robbery at Joker Joe's Truck Stop in Hardeeville.

Notebook: Rebels win a pair in softball; THA baseball takes 2

Cheyenne Strong struck out six Battery Creek batters and allowed three hits en route to leading Thomas Heyward’s softball team to an 8-3 win over host Battery Creek on March 14.

Rebels stay motivated to earn softball ‘ring’

Thomas Heyward’s had great softball success during Hannah Cannon’s time on the varsity, including 102 wins heading into this season, but there’s one thing she still craves.

Notebook: Jaguars baseball wins first two; SFCA earns baseball, soccer wins

Led by Kam Waddy’s 7-for-7 start, Ridgeland-Hardeeville’s baseball team began the season 2-0.

Strong starts for THA’s baseball, softball teams

Thomas Heyward’s baseball and softball teams are off to strong starts.

Town ordinance regulates yard sales

Ridgeland Town Council approved the second reading of an ordinance that limits yard sales to be held only on private property or a place of business.

‘Jasper County is strong’: Leaders tout development, port’s future

Jasper’s growth and appealing future was touted at the State of Jasper County breakfast at Hilton Head Lakes.

Anthony Garzilli/Jasper County Sun Times Marty Sauls, Jasper County Chamber of Commerce president and Jasper County Council chairman, addresses the crowd at Hilton Head Lakes during the State of the County breakfast March 1.

Rebels swing into baseball season

Pitching depth is always a priority, but its importance is heightened this season for Thomas Heyward.

‘This is a monumental and proud day for us all’: Government building named in Sen. Pinckney's honor

Hundreds of people were again joined together in Sen. Clementa Pinckney’s honor. It was a fitting way to recognize the former senator.

Anthony Garzilli/Jasper County Sun Times Jasper County Councilwoman Barbara Clark unveils the plaque that officially marked the naming of the Jasper County Clementa C. Pinckney Government Building.