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Lending a Helping Hand: BMX Press Event | Endowment Intern Lauren

July 5, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by L. Lanier
Professional BMX Racers at The Rock Hill Track

The timer buzzed and the gate was let down on the hill of the starting point of the BMX racetrack . The racers took off speeding down the hill and going over jumps. The crowd was cheering as the racers sped around sharp turns closer to the finish line. It was hot and muggy...

US Quidditch Cup 9 Brings Cash to Columbia

April 21, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by K. Park
young students playing the game Quidditch

U.S. Quidditch Cup 9 brought the world of Harry Potter to Columbia for the first time last weekend, Apr. 16 and 17, and brought with it an economic boost to the Columbia area. The game is a mix of rugby, dodgeball and tag, according to the U.S. Quidditch website. The...

Fort Mill High School Student Featured on a National TV Series

January 27, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Football

Since seventh grade, Lexi Dressing has been tackling gender stereotypes as the only girl on her school football team. Now a junior, Lexi is the kicker for Nation Ford High School’s varsity team. Lexi’s story was featured on the PBS series, Outside the Box . PBS Student...

Coach John McKissick

January 11, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by T. Safdi
Coach John McKissick

Coach John McKissick has done something football coaches across the country only dream about. As of 2012 he became the first American football coach in history to win 600 career games. McKissick now holds the record for the most wins by a football coach on any level.

The Winningest Coach

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Summerville High School

Coach John McKissick knows a thing or two about winning. The Summerville High School Athletics Director and Football Coach just wrapped up his 60th year coaching and is only six wins short of a monumental 600th win.

Myrtle Beach, Charleston and Hilton Head Among World’s Favorite Golf Destinations

June 30, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by V. Ortiz
Golf

Golf courses in Myrtle Beach, Charleston and Hilton Head place South Carolina among the world’s favorite golf destinations. Myrtle Beach has also been recognized as the USA top golf destination, according to a poll conducted by golf.com , one of the world’s largest golf...

#ThrowbackThursday: Profile of Betsy Rawls from 1977

March 13, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Rawls

Elizabeth Earle "Betsy" Rawls was born May 4, 1928 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She is a former American professional golfer. She won eight major championships and 55 LPGA Tour events in all. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. This is an excerpt from the...

Coach John McKissick: The Winningest Coach in the Nation

October 23, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
McKissick

Coach John McKissick has done something football coaches across the country can only dream about achieving. In 2012, he became the first American football coach in history to win 600 career games. Coach McKissick currently holds the record for the most wins by a football...