Player diary: Rebels ‘locked in’ for John Paul II

Logan Thomas is a senior quarterback at Thomas Heyward Academy. On Friday, Thomas and the Rebels host John Paul II in a SCISA Region 2-A rivalry matchup. The Rebels are coming off a bye week; the Golden Warriors (3-2) lost 50-27 at Dorchester last Saturday. Here are Thomas’ thoughts on the upcoming game:

Carmen Pinckney/Special to JCST THA quarterback Logan Thomas and the Rebels are ready for a SCISA battle Friday against John Paul II.

After 1st loss, Jaguars hope to get back on track

In the opening quarter of Ridgeland-Hardeeville’s 48-12 loss Friday to Colleton County, the Jaguars played like a team that was going to win. The Class AAA Jaguars had a 3-0 record entering the game and they took a 6-0 lead into the second quarter.

Janine Wilson/Special to JCST The Jaguars get set to storm the field.

THA back on the volleyball court

The effects of Hurricane Irma forced Thomas Heyward to reschedule some of its volleyball games.

Photo courtesy Thomas Heyward Academy The Rebels’ volleyball are set to compete three times this week.

John Paul II’s rally falls short, Golden Warriors lose 50-27

John Paul fell behind early at Dorchester Academy on Saturday and couldn’t complete a big comeback en route to a 50-27 loss.

Football Friday final: Colleton County 48, Ridgeland-Hardeeville 12

Ridgeland-Hardeeville High’s winning streak is over.

Player diary: Chargers soccer like family

Collyn Rounds is a senior at Step of Faith Christian Academy. He shares his thoughts on the Chargers’ soccer season:

Collyn Rounds and coach Steve Higgins

Thursday night football final John Paul 51, Hilton Head Prep 14

Led by Zack Doe’s 226 rushing yards and three touchdowns and Melik Frost’s 149 yards rushing and a score, host John Paul II beat Hilton Head Prep 51-14 on Thursday at the Richard Gray Sports Complex in Hardeeville.

Thursday night football final: Thomas Heyward 52, Bethesda 18

Thomas Heyward wasted little time Thursday night getting itself back on track.

Anthony Garzilli/Jasper County Sun Times Thomas Heyward charges the field Thursday night. The Rebels Bethesda 52-18.

Photo courtesy city of Hardeeville The new Sprinturf field at Richard Gray Sports Complex made its debut Aug. 18 when John Paul II hosted Hilton Head Christian. The Golden Warriors won 26-20.

Thomas Heyward volleyball falls to Beaufort Academy, 3-0

Thomas Heyward’s volleyball team lost in three sets to Beaufort Academy on Tuesday, falling 25-19, 25-20, 25-10.

RHHS (3-0) is on a roll: Hosts Lake Marion on Friday

The Jaguars are bringing their winning ways back home.

Charter school's sports growing

The new school year at Royal Live Oaks Academy charter school in Hardeeville is bringing with it new athletic opportunities for students. Royal Live Oaks, which last year began competing in SCHSL Region 4-A, added varsity cross country, track and field, and boys tennis to its athletic program.

THA, JPII battle in a 5-set, SCISA thriller

The rivalry between Jasper County’s SCISA schools — Thomas Heyward Academy and John Paul II — grew in intensity last Thursday night after the JPII Golden Warriors beat the host Rebels 3-2 in volleyball.

Liz Bloom/Jasper County Sun Times - Junior Ivy Bryan prepares to serve. Bryan is one of THA’s captains this year.

Friday night football: St. Andrew’s rolls past THA 33-0

Thomas Heyward Academy’s head coach Nic Shuford knew St. Andrew’s, of Savannah, would be a difficult matchup for his young Rebels. He knew the game would be a physical battle on the line of scrimmage. But the Lions of St. Andrew’s didn’t even let the Rebels near the end zone, shutting out THA 33-0 Friday in a SCISA clash.

Liz Bloom/Jasper County Sun Times - Logan Thomas carries the ball on a QB keep in the 33-0 loss to St. Andrew's.