For the first time this season, four Lakelands football teams have appeared in the South Carolina Prep Football Media Poll, as Greenwood, Saluda and Abbeville all remained ranked after their Week 4 performances. The Dixie Hornets are also now receiving votes from various writers across the state.


For most of us, Saturdays in the fall are a day we look forward to all week. No work, just a day to sit with your family and friends around a TV or multiple TVs and binge watch college football.

DUE WEST — Dixie’s Josh Miller blocked a potential game-winning field goal from McCormick as the Hornets held on to beat the Chiefs 10-8 in an important region game.

Coming into Friday’s game, Saluda coach Stewart Young knew Rabun County was going to be a handful. The Wildcats, who are the No. 2 team in Georgia’s 2A, proved Young correct, running through Saluda 63-7.

Two weeks ago, Saluda was in limbo as it had to cancel its game because of COVID-19 problems in its program. Though they were without their head coach for most of the week, the Tigers looked like they hadn’t missed a beat, rebounding against Midland Valley as they scored on every possession …

ABBEVILLE — Starting the fourth set, nothing was going Ninety Six’s way. The Wildcats dominated the last two sets and were looking to get out of Abbeville in four sets, but they couldn’t get their shots to fall while Abbeville was finding the soft spots in their defense.

On Tuesday, 17 teams traveled from their respective campuses to The Links at Stoney Point to participate in the Greenwood Eagle Invitational. Gilbert High School finished first with a team score of 315 points, while Chesnee’s Sydney Roberts was one of three players to finish under par, finis…