Thursday was a bountiful recruiting day for the University of South Carolina as the Gamecocks landed commitments from defensive end Tonka Hemingway (6-foot-3, 255 pounds) of Conway and tight end Eric Shaw (6-foot-4, 219 pounds) of Notasulga, Alabama.

Greenwood native Ben Martin shot a 3-under 68 in Saturday’s third round of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship, which is the first of three events in the Korn Ferry Tour playoffs, at the Ohio State Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio.

American Legion Post 20 Greenwood Braves coach Glen Evans, who has coached the Braves for the past two seasons, will not return as the team’s coach for the next season, Post 20 baseball project manager Dale Kittles said.

GREENVILLE — Starters played only two series in Greenwood’s only jamboree of the 2019 preseason, so a 17-7 loss to Greenville in the finale of a four-game event at Sirrine Stadium should have come with an asterisk.

WARE SHOALS — McCormick and Dixie earned wins Friday night in a football jamboree featuring Region 1A teams and Greenwood Christian School.

Greenwood native Ben Martin shot a 1-under 70 to finish the second round in a four-way tie for fourth place in the first event of the Korn Ferry Tour playoffs at the Ohio State Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio.

Conway defensive tackle Tonka Hemingway (6-foot-3, 255 pounds) Thursday announced a commitment to the University of South Carolina, giving coach Will Muschamp his sixth in-state recruit out of 15 high school pledges in the 2020 class.

Palmetto Christian Academy of Greenwood has hired Rebecca Fyock as its new athletic director. She will also coach the school’s new volleyball team this fall.