For the first time in more than a year, the S.C. Festival of Flowers returns with two major outdoor sporting events: the men’s golf tournament and the Bee Buzzin’ Bike Tour.

I had the pleasure to cover Dixie High School’s run to the Class 1A state championship softball series. For more than three weeks, I went to every Hornet playoff game, home and away, and got a first-hand experience of every emotion from that playoff run.

PARIS — Talented and tenacious as they come, Novak Djokovic was not about to concede a thing after dropping the first two sets of the French Open final against his younger, fresher foe, Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Ben Snipes never wanted to be in the limelight. If anything he was and has always been content to stay behind the scenes, letting his players enjoy the benefits of their success.

NINETY SIX — Another strong turnout saw the morning group beat the rain and the afternoon group play through inclement weather as the annual Allen “A” Coursey Memorial golf tournament made its return Saturday at The Patriot at Grand Harbor.