In double overtime, on third-and-10, John Paul II’s Zack Doe bounced off the edge and ran straight to the end zone, sealing a 26-20 Week 1 win Friday against Hilton Head Christian Academy for the first 11-man win in program history.
Photo Mary Beth Lyons / Special to JCST JPII Senior Nyleem Wright dodges a tackle running the ball for some needed yardage in the first quarter of the Golden Warrior’s home game against HHCA.
Despite residing only 1.5 miles apart and the rich football traditions of both Thomas Heyward Academy and the Jasper County School District’s public schools, Friday’s game between THA and Ridgeland-Hardeeville High will be just the second varsity football game between the schools.
JCST file photo Ridgeland-Hardeeville High and Thomas Heyward Academy joined together after the opening coin toss of last year's inaugural RHHS-THA game. The teams play 7:30 p.m. Friday at THA.
In February, the South Carolina Department of Transportation announced a safety improvement plan for a 33-mile strip of Interstate 95 that runs through Jasper County and the Georgia-South Carolina border.
Anthony Garzilli/Jasper County Sun Times - The South Carolina Department of Transportation received a bid on the estimated $9 million dollar project.
With the school year kicking off next week, the city of Hardeeville hosted a back-to-school event for the community to spark excitement in parents and students.
Liz Bloom/Jasper County Sun Times - Elected officials from Hardeeville all came out to support the event. Pictured here from left to right are Mayor Harry Williams, Matha Spisso wife to David Spisso, councilman Mike Sweeny, and Mayor Pro Tempore David Spisso
A traffic stop on Tuesday Aug. 1 by the Sheriff’s Office Crime Suppression Team led to the arrest of 27-year old Juan Marquis Clarke of Hilton Head at the intersection of Bees Creek Road and Fordville Road.
Jasper County Sheriff’s Office/Special to the Jasper County Sun Times - Narcotics, cash, and scale seized during the traffic stop of Clarke.
The summer is prime time for children to play sports, improve their skills, and have new experiences. The Boys & Girls Club of Jasper County helped local kids expand their athletic horizons by partnering with The First Tee of the Lowcountry to give five students an opportunity learn golf.
Liz Bloom/Jasper County Sun Times - Samuel Lyles practices his putting on the green with Brady Bonds.
During the past few weeks, the building adjacent to the Ridgeland Fire Station on Railroad Avenue has been under renovation. The final product: a weight and exercise room available to all town of Ridgeland employees.
Liz Bloom/Jasper County Sun Times - The equipment in the new RFD weight room was selected with input from all of the current firefighters.
The offseason hasn’t slowed John Paul II athletics in the slightest. After hosting football camps two weeks ago, the Catholic school hosted an all-ages basketball camp last week, with morning and afternoon sessions.