Stories by Larry Taylor

Friday, Aug 29, 2008

Scouting Report: Blackville-Hilda

Why they could be better: It will be tough with the loss of 16 starters, but the Hawks have 32 upperclassmen (16 seniors and 16 juniors). The Hawks have just one returning starter (Brian Chisholm) ...
By Larry Taylor

Scouting Report: Wagener-Salley

Why they could be better: The War Eagles return 13 players, who started at one time or another last season, but will need time to adjust to a new coach (Ryan Russell) and new system. Russell, who ...
By Larry Taylor

Scouting Report: Williston-Elko

Why they could be better: The Blue Devils return 14 starters off a team that made great strides under first-year coach Dwayne Garrick last season, winning four more games than the year before. ...
By Larry Taylor

Scouting Report: McCormick

b>Why they could be better: The Chiefs have 14 returning starters, including eight on offense, but might need time to adjust to a new head coach (Frank Brown) and new offensive coordinator ...
By Larry Taylor

Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007

Aiken revs up ground attack

AIKEN - Aiken coach Carey Johnson entered Friday night's game against Laurens wanting his team to re-establish its running game.
By Larry Taylor

Friday, Aug 17, 2007

Wagener-Salley takes different approach

When Ross Smith became the head coach at Wagener-Salley, he wanted to employ a wide-open offense similar to the one used while he was an assistant at Calhoun County.
By Larry Taylor

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2007

Thoroughbreds charge ahead

South Aiken coach Robert Wrightenberry is determined to keep the Thoroughbreds on track despite a potentially devastating loss.
By Larry Taylor

Sunday, March 25, 2007

Gelding makes wait worth it for his trainer

AIKEN - Trainer Jack Fisher knew he had a classy horse in Paradise's Boss. In Saturday's feature race in the Aiken Spring Steeplechase, the 7-year-old gelding was the class of the field after a ...
By Larry Taylor

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Schedule still adds up to six

The 41st running of the Aiken Spring Steeplechase on Saturday will include six races after all.
By Larry Taylor
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