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Ryle Owens never gave up on the dream, now it’s coming true

By Wes Kerr Ryle Owens was doubted at every step of his basketball journey. He didn’t have a single offer after his high school career. In fact, he rode the bench up until his senior season. But that didn’t stop this determined young man from reaching his childhood dream: becoming a professional basketball player. There… Keep Reading


Beating COVID-19 is going to be a team effort

By Wes Kerr As we reached a much-anticipated summer here in 2021, it looked like the end of the COVID-19 pandemic was in sight. Local case numbers started to significantly dip, and vaccines began rolling out for the general public. That was the first time I felt like we could have a normal fall free… Keep Reading


Thomas Heyward leaves no doubt vs. Battery Creek Thomas Heyward Academy took a big bite when the three-time defending SCISA 1A champions scheduled both Class 3A Battery Creek and Class 4A Bluffton for a pair of rare matchups between area public and private school programs. The Rebels chewed up the first of their public-school opponents, dominating every phase of the game Friday… Keep Reading