Conway High School’s football team was 0-4 and struggling before Hurricane Florence came through the Grand Strand. After missing three weeks of games, the Tigers are playing much better and have won two straight games.
The Sun News did a staff vote to narrow now a handful of picks for the high school football game of the week, where our reporter will go on Friday night. Now, the question begs: Which one is indeed the game of the week?
The end of the regular season for the Grand Strand’s football teams is in sight, with three games left to play. As Week Eight comes to a close, some teams are making a run and others are seeing their hopes dwindle.
High school football coaches on the Grand Strand plan to play Friday as scheduled as Tropical Storm Michael is expected to cause just one day of school cancellations on Thursday. Several games are scheduled.
As another hurricane or tropical storm bears down on the Grand Strand, local football coaches are preparing for the possibility of an altered schedule, but are hopeful that Week Eight will go on as planned.
West Florence came into Monday’s contest against St. James knowing its identity on offense, and used its smash-mouth style of football to race past St. James (0-4, 0-1 Region 6-5A) 55-21 in the region opener.
The Conway High School football team defeated Socastee 27-26 on Saturday night at The Backyard in both the Braves’ and Tigers’ return to the field following a long layoff because of Hurricane Florence.
High school football teams in Horry and Georgetown counties are preparing to play football games for the first time in four weeks after missing three games because of Hurricane Florence and subsequent flooding on the Grand Strand.
As students return to school in Horry County on Tuesday, local football teams are planning to practice all school week and play games on either Saturday or Monday, as allowed by the South Carolina High School League.
Another week of high school football has been impacted by the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, and this time it has big implications on the postseason. Coaches are scrambling while awaiting word from the South Carolina High School League.
With all but one area high school football contest being canceled or postponed because of the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, Myrtle Beach’s annual rivalry game against Conway will not be played this week - or perhaps at all.
Myrtle Beach High School head football coach Mickey Wilson is upset with the South Carolina High School League for its plan to play games Friday night with potentially very little practice time available for schools on the Grand Strand, and he vented his opinion on Tuesday.