Thursday, April 19, 2012
Norrisha Victrum was one of 24 players selected for the all-star teams.
Columbia High senior Norrisha Victrum played on the winning team in the North-South game in Myrtle Beach in March. The 5-foot-5 point guard played for the North team, which won 93-46 against the South team. Victrum scored the most during the game, with 13 points and 5 assists, according to Sports Talk Radio Network. She was also named to South Carolina Basketball Association's 2012 AA All-State Girls Basketball Team for the second year in a row. Victrum is committed to Marshall University in West Virginia.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
After four seasons as head coach, Darrin Horn has been released by the Gamecocks with three years left on his contract.
From the University of South Carolina Athletics Media Relations University of South Carolina Athletics Director Eric Hyman announced today that men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn has been released from his duties after four seasons as head coach. Carolina finished the 2011-12 season with a 10-21 record and finished last in the Southeastern Conference with a 2-14 mark. “This was a very difficult decision,” said Hyman. “Darrin has done a good job in areas in which we place great value. Under his leadership our academics have improved immensely, he has run a program of integrity and his student-athletes have represented the university and department appropriately. However, we could not overlook other factors that led to this decision. In the …
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Columbia High women's basketball team started strong but ended up losing to Bishop England 43-41.
Despite leading throughout the whole game, the Columbia High lady Capitals came short of winning the state championship title as they fell behind in the last couple minutes of play. The Capitals had the 41-40 lead towards the end of the fourth quarter but were not able to score any points after that. Bishop England took the 42-41 lead with a little more than one minute left on the clock, and ended up winning 43-41. It is the first time the lady Battling Bishops won the state championship and the first time in history that a team won undefeated. They finished the season with a 28-0 record. Columbia High, on the other hand, has won four state championships in the past, and this was the ninth time they've reached the finals. They finished …
Monday, February 27, 2012
The girls basketball team will play Bishop England Saturday.
Columbia High girls basketball coach Bobby Young and two of his players met with their soon-to-be opponent Bishop England for a press conference Monday morning. The coaches and players were at the South Carolina High School League offices in Columbia to talk about their journeys to the state championship. The Columbia High women's team (23-4) will face Bishop England (27-0) at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Colonial Center in Columbia.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The Columbia High girls basketball team will play for the Upper State title Saturday.
Update, 12:11 p.m. Friday: Thirty people must sign up to ride on the bus by 3 p.m. Friday. If not, the bus will be cancelled. Original story, Thursday: A bus will take fans to the Columbia High girls basketball game in Greenville Saturday. The team is playing for the Upper State title against Keenan High School at 2 p.m. at the Bi-Lo Center. The bus will leave from Columbia High School between 10:30 and 11 a.m. Saturday. The cost for a seat on the bus is $10. Admission to the game is also $10. Tickets can be purchased at the door or from Coach Larry Kearse at Columbia High School. Food can also be purchased at the game. The bus will stop in Clinton on the way back to eat at a seafood restaurant with the team. Anyone who wants to ride on…
Monday, February 20, 2012
The Columbia High girls basketball team will face Keenan High Saturday.
Update, Feb. 22: The Columbia High women's basketball team will play for the Upper State title Saturday at the Bi-Lo Center in Greenville. The Capitals will face Keenan High School at 2 p.m. Saturday. If they win, they'll play in the state championship on March 3. The women's team beat Cheraw High School 37-32 in the quarterfinals Tuesday in Cheraw. Original story, Feb. 20: The Columbia High women's basketball team moves on to the quarterfinals Tuesday. The Capitals will face Cheraw High School at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Cheraw. The team beat Saluda High School 47-30 in Friday's game. If they win Tuesday, they play in the semifinals Saturday.
Monday, February 13, 2012
The girls varsity basketball team beat Buford High School, and will move on to the second round of the playoffs.
Update, Feb. 15: The Columbia High girls basketball team won 52-22 in the first round of the South Carolina 2A tournament against Buford High School Tuesday. The Captials will take on the Saluda High School Tigers at 7 p.m. Friday. Original story: The Columbia High girls basketball team begins its playoff run Tuesday during the South Carolina 2A tournament. The second-ranked Capitals (17-4) will host Buford High School at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Last week, the Capitals won the Region 3-2A championship with a score of 40-32 against Keenan High School.
Friday, February 10, 2012
The girls varsity basketball team beat Keenan High School 40-32.
- On The State
Friday, February 10, 2012
Monday, February 6, 2012
Here's the list of basketball games this week.
Varsity Basketball JV Basketball B-team Basketball
Monday, January 30, 2012
Here are the schedules for Jan. 30 - Feb. 4.
Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball JV Boys Basketball B-team basketball Wrestling