It seems the better part of Darren Grainger’s football career has been spent waiting — if not for the job he coveted, a doctor’s note clearing him to play. But when he breaks the Conway offensive huddle Friday night, the senior quarterback’s patience will have been well worth it.
Will Smith has made several important kicks during his high school football career. And as impactful as those may have been, the Conway junior believes none will have as much purpose as those going through the uprights this season.
Charges against longtime Conway football coach Chuck Jordan were dismissed last week. However, his return to the sideline remains in question as he – and countless others – await a decision from Horry County Schools.
Recent rainfall making Conway High’s Wall Stadium playing surface and practice fields unusable, Friday’s CNB Kickoff Classic has been canceled. The five-game slate featuring nine Horry County teams and Waccamaw will not be made up.
A mass exodus due to graduation has left Marc Morris’ cupboard a tad bare at Carolina Forest. He’s not worrying about it, though, the Panthers’ head man accustomed to creating a little something out of nothing.
The offseason was anything but ordinary for the Conway football squad. While many questions continue to linger well into preseason camp, a talented group of Tigers look to provide answers on the gridiron.
As most of the world seeks the proverbial fountain of youth, Doug Illing is rejoicing in the fact his Socastee football team has another year of life under its belt. After consecutive years of missing the playoffs, the Braves hope their cast of veterans can put them back in the playoff mix.
For some time, the feeling among those at North Myrtle Beach was that opponents did not respect it on the gridiron. After staking claim to the program’s best season in history — an 11-2 record, a share of the Region 7-4A title and a pair of playoff wins — the question for the Chiefs now is, “How do we keep the momentum going?”