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School board approves new principal for Kennedy Middle  Aiken Standard

For Dr. Ryan Ashley, a decade of *service* as an assistant principal and teacher at the high school instructional level only reinforced the importance of high-quality ...



Wrestlers from Fort Dorchester, Academic Magnet, Colleton County win state titles  Charleston Post Courier

Five high school wrestlers from the Lowcountry claimed individual state championships over the weekend in Anderson.



274-unit apartment complex has North Charleston residents worried about more traffic  Charleston Post Courier

The growth comes in a traffic-congested area not far from the intersection of Dorchester and Ashley Phosphate roads. New roads that once eased traffic, such as ...



Charleston, chamber urge businesses to hire youth employees for summer  Charleston Regional Business

The city of Charleston and the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce are challenging Lowcountry businesses to employ a total of 1,000 high school and ...



Fort Dorchester High placed on lockdown due to investigation at nearby neighborhood  Live 5 News WCSC

Fort Dorchester High School was placed on lockdown as a precautionary measure due to an investigation at a nearby neighborhood, according to police.



New access road to be dedicated at Fort Dorchester High School  WCBD News 2

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - The City of North Charleston will dedicate a new roadway, providing an additional connection between Fort Dorchester ...



Fort Dorchester football forfeits season-opening win for using ineligible player  Charleston Post Courier

The Fort Dorchester High School football team has forfeited its season-opening victory for using an ineligible player.



Fort Dorchester rips Wando to open playoffs | Sports  Charleston Post Courier

Six different Patriots scored a touchdown during a 61-0 Fort Dorchester win over visiting Wando in the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs.



High School Roundup: Fort Dorchester rolls behind De'Andrae Sabb's 4 TDs  Charleston Post Courier

Fort Dorchester rolled behind four touchdowns from QB De'Andrae Sabb, and a roundup of Lowcountry games.



Fort Dorchester beats West Ashley 45-13 to set up showdown with Berkeley  Charleston Post Courier

It has been talked about since August, maybe even before, and next week the long-awaited Lowcountry showdown between Fort Dorchester and Berkeley will ...



Berkeley, Fort Dorchester to clash in high school football showdown  Charleston Post Courier

There have been “big” football games at Berkeley High School's Bonner Stadium over the years, but few rival the showdown that will take place Friday night.



New Fort Dorchester High School principal brings distinguished career  Journalscene.com

Dorchester School District Two has named Raymond J. “Tripp” Aldredge, III as the new principal of Fort Dorchester High School to replace Principal Dr. Greg ...



Fort Dorchester High band camp | Education  Journalscene.com

Area high schools' marching bands are preparing for the 2018-2019 season. Fort Dorchester High's marching band could be seen practicing on school grounds ...



Fort Dorchester QB De'Andrae Sabb shines in Dorchester Showdown  Charleston Post Courier

Fort Dorchester quarterback De'Andrae Sabb isn't trying to be the next Dakereon Joyner.



Anti-bullying campaign started by former Fort Dorchester High School star  Charleston Post Courier

Growing up, Carlos Dunlap was almost always the biggest kid in his class. By the time Dunlap entered Fort Dorchester High School, he was 6-feet-4 and ...



No Dakereon, no problem: Fort Dorchester quarterback De'Andrae Sabb filling big shoes  Charleston Post Courier

Without question, Fort Dorchester junior quarterback De'Andrae Sabb entered the 2018 football season with the biggest shoes to fill in the Palmetto State.



North Charleston to break ground this summer on $21 million aquatic center  Charleston Post Courier

Workers are expected to break ground on the project in June. Construction will take about 17 months, but the first priority is a new access road connecting the ...



Survey says…Clemson Lowcountry Student Summit big success  Clemson Newsstand

Creative, helpful, innovative, inspirational and fun. These are just a few words students used to describe the first Clemson University Lowcountry Student Summit ...



Buying Berkeley-Fort Dorchester tickets early advised | Sports  Berkeley Independent

Berkeley High School's home football game with Fort Dorchester High School on Friday is expected to draw a large crowd and buying tickets early is advised to ...



Fort Dorchester High School students band together to put a stop to bullying  ABC NEWS 4

The saying goes Strong people stand up for themselves, but the strongest people stand up for others. With the snap of a picture, two students from Fort ...



Summerville's Bennett, First Baptist's Dukes head All-Lowcountry football team  Charleston Post Courier

Summerville quarterback Johnathan Bennett and First Baptist running Michel Dukes head the 2018 All-Lowcountry foootball team.



Goose Creek girls withstand late rally by Fort Dorchester in battle of ranked basketball teams  Charleston Post Courier

It's a known fact that area girls basketball power Goose Creek will face minimum resistance in Region 7-AAAAA this season. So any competitive games the ...



High School Football Predictions: Berkeley, Fort Dorchester, Ashley Ridge picked to win  Charleston Post Courier

Our panel of high school football experts make their picks for some of Friday night's big games.



Dorchester County Showdown moved to Fort  Journalscene.com

The third annual Dorchester County Showdown is moving across town. The football jamboree was originally going to be hosted at Summerville's Memorial ...



High School Football: Friday's key games; Lowcountry's individual stat leaders  Charleston Post Courier

Coaches: Randy Robinson, Berkeley; Dennie McDaniel, Stratford. Players to watch: QB Eric Tuttle, Berkeley; LB Jake Dunn, Berkeley; QB Travis Lott, Stratford; ...



Clemson's John Simpson: From one of Charleston's toughest neighborhoods to football glory  Charleston Post Courier

Clemson's John Simpson hasn't had it easy in life. But now the North Charleston native is thriving as a starter on the Tigers' College Football Playoff team.



Checking in on the progress of the North Charleston/DD2 Aquatic Center  WCBD News 2

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- It's a project five years in the making and crews are now working to build the Aquatic Center in North Charleston near Fort ...



North Charleston diving in on construction of long-awaited aquatics center  Charleston Post Courier

North Charleston Dorchester District 2 officials are set to break ground on the new center at 8500 Patriot Blvd. at 9 a.m. Wednesday.



Hurricane Florence puts high school football games on hold  Charleston Post Courier

A too close for comfort threat from Hurricane Florence has forced the postponement of all high school football games in the Lowcountry this week.



Complete List | Lowcountry school report cards: The good, the bad and the disputed  ABC NEWS 4

School report cards for the 2017-2018 school year are out for all schools in the state. In the Tri-County area, students in grades 3–8 in Dorchester School District ...



High School Football: Summerville QB Johnathan Bennett named player of the week  Charleston Post Courier

Summerville quarterback Johnathan Bennett accounted for six touchdowns Friday night in the Green Wave's 45-10 victory over Ashley Ridge.



Shortage of prom tickets leaves handful of Fort Dorchester Seniors excluded  Live 5 News

A handful of seniors at Fort Dorchester High School will miss out on a major event this weekend because tickets sold out.



Fort Dorchester graduate Jasmine Camacho-Quinn takes step toward second NCAA title  Charleston Post Courier

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn took a step toward a second NCAA title on Thursday night, winning her semifinal heat in the 100-meter hurdles at the outdoor track ...



Dorchester School District Two Academic Awards Programs scheduled in October  Journalscene.com

Dorchester School District Two will celebrate academic excellence with the 2018 Academic Awards Programs to be held in October. In its 23rd year, this unique ...



Fort Dorchester wins High School League appeal, will wrestle for state title  Charleston Post Courier

Fort Dorchester won an appeal before the S.C. High School League's executive committee on Wednesday, thus earning an opportunity to wrestle for the Class ...



Sapakoff: What's it like to play for Bill Belichick? Ask Fort Dorchester coach Tracy White  Charleston Post Courier

Gene Sapakoff column: Tracy White, Charleston native and Timberland High School graduate, started for the New England Patriots in a Super Bowl XLVI.



High School Football Honor Roll: Philip Simmons' Collins-Smith named player of the week  Charleston Post Courier

Javier Collins-Smith, who scored four touchdowns to lead Philip Simmons High School to its first-ever varsity victory on Friday night, is The Post and Courier's ...



Fort Dorchester High wins Subway Fresh Fit video contest, school grant  Journalscene.com

When Fort Dorchester High School instructor Ian Gannon presented the idea to his culinary arts management class to create a video about living a balanced ...



Fort Dorchester wrestlers may not get shot at state title; School appealing league ruling  Journalscene.com

The South Carolina High School League has booted Fort Dorchester out of the playoffs, at least temporarily.



Greg Harrison named new principal at Fort Dorchester High  Journalscene.com

Dorchester District Two has named Gregory B. Harrison as the new principal of Fort Dorchester High.



Former Garrett Tech football standout is North Charleston's mayor for a day  Charleston Post Courier

Garrett Tech graduate Trevon Sanders will serve as North Charleston's Honorary Mayor for the Day on Thursday.



Election Day voting underway, crowds flock to the polls  Journalscene.com

It's Election Day, and voting is underway across Dorchester County. The polls opened at 7 a.m. and will stay open through 7 p.m. Anyone in line by that time will ...



Fort Dorchester stays unbeaten, wins region title with 34-13 victory at Summerville  Charleston Post Courier

SUMMERVILLE — The Summerville Green Wave's slow-and-steady approach worked for a half, but the top-ranked team in the state would not be denied ...



Lowcountry teachers advocate for education reform at SC Statehouse  Live 5 News WCSC

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Dozens of teachers took a day off work Wednesday to get face to face with lawmakers they hope can solve problems they see in ...



Fort Dorchester quarterback Dakereon Joyner commits to South Carolina Gamecocks  Charleston Post Courier

Dakereon Joyner wanted this Father's Day to be one that he'd remember for the rest of his life.



2-time NCAA hurdles champ Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Fort Dorchester turning pro  Charleston Post Courier

Two-time NCAA hurdles champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Kentucky has decided to turn pro.



The bridge at Fort Dorchester High was old and rickety, so engineering students built a new one  Charleston Post Courier

A group of engineering students at Fort Dorchester High recently replaced the rickety footbridge in their school's parking lot with a custom-designed new one ...



Oceanside Collegiate's Rachel Rich heads All-Lowcountry girls' golf team  Charleston Post Courier

Friendly wagers are a traditional part of golf, and also a key to the start of Rachel Rich's playing career. As a young girl, Rachel accompanied her father to the ...



Fort Dorchester quarterback Dakereon Joyner's senior highlight video  Charleston Post Courier

Just because the season came to end for Fort Dorchester's Dakereon Joyner doesn't mean you can't watch the dual-threat quarterback in action anymore.



Future SEC shortstops? Fort Dorchester's Jalen Vasquez, West Ashley's Vincent Smith already have scholarship offers  Charleston Post Courier

Despite having Division I college scholarship offers in hand, two of the state's top sophomore baseball prospects have just begun to tap into their full potential.



High School Football: Region 7-AAAAA teams try to close gap on Fort Dorchester  Charleston Post Courier

Is the gap between Fort Dorchester and the rest of Region 7-AAAAA closing? Maybe a little, but the Patriots start the high school football season as the team to ...



Fort Dorchester's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn runs fastest time in world this year in 100 hurdles  Charleston Post Courier

Fort Dorchester graduate Jasmine Camacho-Quinn ran the fastest time in the world this year in the 100 hurdles at the SEC Championships.



Lockdown at Fort Dorchester lifted, circumstances unknown  ABC NEWS 4

A spokesperson with Dorchester District 2 has confirmed Fort Dorchester High School was placed on a lockdown Thursday.DD2 public information officer Pat ...



School students across Lowcountry participate in National Walkout Day  Live 5 News

Students across the country are planning to walk out of school Wednesday as part of a national effort to remember the 17 victims killed at Marjorie ...



Fort Dorchester booster club struggling to pay scoreboard debt  Charleston Post Courier

The Fort Dorchester Booster Club will have to sell a lot of VIP football tickets and prime parking spaces in the next 18 months if it's going to pay its debt to the city ...



S.C. High School League votes to push football season back one week  Charleston Post Courier

After a week off due to the threat of Hurricane Florence, area high school football teams will be back on the field Friday night.



DD2: Ft. Dorchester High School goes on brief lockdown  Live 5 News

Fort Dorchester High School went under an administrative lockdown Tuesday morning for approximately 25 minutes at the request of deputies, school officials ...



Ft. Dorchester High School coach turns himself in after arrest warrant issued  Live 5 News

Officials with the North Charleston Police Department say a 33-year-old Fort Dorchester High School coach turned himself in after a warrant was issued for his ...



Fort Dorchester QB Dakereon Joyner among five finalists for South Carolina's Mr. Football Award  Charleston Post Courier

The South Carolina Football Coaches Association will announce the winner of the 2017 Mr. Football Award at halftime of Saturday's North-South high school ...



Champion Again! Fort Dorchester's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn claims second NCAA hurdles title  Charleston Post Courier

Running in a cold rain, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn took her second NCAA championship in the 100-meter hurdles on Saturday in Eugene, Oregon.



Super 25 Preseason Football: No. 25 Fort Dorchester (North Charleston, S.C.)  USA TODAY High School Sports

Check out the Super 25 teams as they are revealed or teams that have already been revealed here. 25. FORT DORCHESTER Location: North Charleston, S.C..



Parkland shooting: 'Terrified' South Carolina high school students demand gun reform law  Anderson Independent Mail

COLUMBIA — The days after last year's deadly shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school were difficult for students like Sydney Clinton. Clinton was eating ...



All-Lowcountry Wrestling: Disappointment fueled Cane Bay's Jacob D'Ambrosio to undefeated season, state championship  Charleston Post Courier

It was February of 2016 and Cane Bay sophomore wrestler Jacob D'Ambrosio stepped on the scale for his weigh-in at the Class AAAA Lower State wrestling ...



Ft. Dorchester wrestling team removed from 5-A championship meet for ineligible wrestler  Live 5 News

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Fort Dorchester wrestling team has been removed from Saturday's 5-A state championship meet the South Carolina ...



Students ‘terrified’ after Parkland shooting push SC lawmakers to pass gun reform  The State

High school and college students rallied at the SC State House Thursday to push for a vote on a gun-control bill to close the “Charleston loophole.” The bill ...



Report: Rams DE Robert Quinn, former Fort Dorchester star, in hospital with illness  Charleston Post Courier

Robert Quinn, the Los Angeles Rams' Pro Bowl defensive end who was a star at Fort Dorchester High School and the University of North Carolina, has been ...



Murder victim, suspects attended Fort Dorchester High School  Live 5 News

Dorchester school officials say fatal shooting victim Maralieus Birdsong and two people suspected in his murder all attended Fort Dorchester High School.



Pickens named S.C. Mr. Football  247Sports

Five-star defensive end Zacch Pickens, who's committed to the 2019 South Carolina football recruiting class, received the state's Mr. Football award on.



$1 million gift to Furman football honors John Bagwell, ex-Summerville star and Fort Dorchester coach  Charleston Post Courier

An anonymous $1 million gift to Furman's football program honors the late John Bagwell, a former Paladins star who played at Summerville High School and ...



Fort Dorchester, Joyner dominate Spring Valley  The State

Dakereon Joyner made sure his final game at home would be a special one. The four-year starter at quarterback for Fort Dorchester ran for two touchdowns, ...



Fall sports teams preparing to open practice  Journalscene.com

Practice and tryouts for many high school fall sports programs begin this week.



New $20 million aquatic center in North Charleston would be the biggest competition pool in S.C.  Charleston Post Courier

Construction could start soon on a long-awaited aquatic center in North Charleston that will house the biggest competition pool in the state.



'I'm not gonna let this race define my future,' Jasmine Camacho-Quinn said after Olympic stumble. It hasn't  Charleston Post Courier

As the announcer at Olympic Stadium called her name, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn raised both arms and waved, wearing the red singlet of Puerto Rico and the ...



High school football showdown: No. 2 Fort Dorchester at No. 1 Dutch Fork  Charleston Post Courier

Fort Dorchester quarterback Dakereon Joyner says Friday night's showdown at top-ranked Dutch Fork is just another game for the second-ranked Patriots.



Are Joyner, Belk expected to play?  247Sports

South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp was asked on Sunday night if there were any plans to play highly-recruited freshmen Dakereon Joyner and Josh ...



College football all-star returns to North Charleston, named honorary mayor for the day  ABC NEWS 4

Trevon Sanders, North Charleston native, Garrett Academy High School graduate, and Troy University's All-Sunbelt Conference Team member took over as ...



North Charleston aquatic center plans unveiled | News  Charleston Post Courier

Designs for a new aquatic center by Fort Dorchester High School were unveiled at a Tuesday night North Charleston City Council finance committee meeting.



Meet John Simpson: Clemson's lovable, huggable and huge offensive lineman  Charleston Post Courier

Charleston's own John Simpson is next in line to break out for the Clemson offensive line.



Inside one of South Carolina’s most heavily recruited high schools  The State

There's a table against the wall that faces the desk of Fort Dorchester High football coach Steve LaPrad. It's got a few trophies on it, several footballs and a ...



Executive Committee to hear FD appeal  Journalscene.com

St. Valentine's Day could end in either heartbreak or celebration for the Fort Dorchester Wrestling team. At 2 p.m. Feb. 14, the Executive Committee of the South ...



Darlington High principal resigns for Fort Dorchester job  SCNow

DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Dr. Greg Harrison, principal of Darlington High School, has announced his resignation to so he can assume the job of principal of Fort ...



Administrators named for 2018-19 school year | Education  Journalscene.com

Dorchester School District Two has named two school administrators to open leadership positions for the 2018-2019 school year.



Dakereon Joyner bides his time as South Carolina's QB cycle continues  Charleston Post Courier

How likely is that Dakereon Joyner winds up with significant time at quarterback for South Carolina?



Fort Dorchester High AFJROTC partakes in field day  Journalscene.com

Fort Dorchester High School hosted its annual Field Day on Oct. 29. Nine JROTC units, 300-plus cadets, including Fort Dorchester High, competed in 11 athletic ...



Lowcountry power Fort Dorchester wraps up spring | Sports  The Gazette

As Fort Dorchester High School wrapped up its spring football practice last week, Patriot coaches have reason to be optimistic about next season.



North Charleston and DD2 break ground on new aquatics center  WCBD News 2

The City of North Charleston and Dorchester School District 2 celebrated the groundbreaking of what will be the region's largest aquatics center on Wednesday ...



Dunlap, Quinn host 7th annual Lowcountry camp  Live 5 News

More than 250 kids show up at Fort Dorchester High School.



Official SCBA BBQ Cookoff at Fort Dorchester high  Charleston Post Courier

With proceeds benefiting Camp Happy Days, teams compete from all over the state to win at the S.C. Barbeque Association season finale.



Fort Dorchester ousts Blythewood in AAAAA playoffs | Sports  Charleston Post Courier

Blythewood gave Fort Dorchester one of its tightest games of the season, but the defending state champion Patriots prevailed by 38-28 on Friday night.



Sapakoff: A tale of two NFL homecomings for A.J. Green, Carlos Dunlap  Charleston Post Courier

Gene Sapakoff column: A mixed bag for former Lowcountry high school stars A.J. Green and Carlos Dunlap in the Cincinnati Bengals' NFL loss to the Carolina ...



Fort Dorchester's Dakereon Joyner is All-Lowcountry football player of the year  Charleston Post Courier

Dakereon Joyner is enjoying the accolades that come with being one of the top high school football players in the country.



Dakereon Joyner leads five Fort Dorchester players on preseason All-Lowcountry team  Charleston Post Courier

Fort Dorchester leads the area with five players selected to the high school football preseason All-Lowcountry team.



Lady Gators move on; Gators ousted | Sports  The Gazette

Goose Creek asserted its dominance on both ends to build a 12-point lead five minutes in and was never seriously challenged by visiting Dutch Fork on Friday.



No. 15 Fort Dorchester (S.C.) loses days after death of senior tight end Nick Dederick  USA TODAY High School Sports

https://twitter.com/FDpatriots/status/770292915797102593 Playing with heavy hearts, No. 15 Fort Dorchester (North Charleston, S.C.) lost to longtime state ...



Joyner, Urich see first work for South Carolina  247Sports

Highly-touted freshman Dakereon Joyner made his debut for the South Carolina football team in the 49-9 win over Chattanooga on Saturday night at ...



Fort Dorchester's Adonicas Sanders signs with Georgia Tech  Charleston Post Courier

Up until a few days ago, Fort Dorchester wide receiver Adonicas Sanders thought he was headed for a collegiate career at Presbyterian College.



N. Charleston-DD2 Aquatic Center construction bid awarded; construction could begin in July  WCBD News 2

North Charleston took a big step toward beginning the construction of a new aquatic center on Patriots Boulevard, near Fort Dorchester High School.



A year after Parkland, SC students to rally for gun background checks at State House  The State

Almost a year after the mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school, SC high school and college students are planning to rally at the State House to push for ...



South Carolina hasn't enforced classroom size limits since 2010. It's starting to show.  Charleston Post Courier

South Carolina placed limits on the size of public school classrooms years ago, but enforcement fell by the wayside in 2010, after the Great Recession hit.



South Carolina high school students move to 10-point grading scale  ABC NEWS 4

On an empty field at Fort Dorchester High School, Drew Yniesta puts in the extra work.I've been playing my whole life, Yniesta said. When the team needs you, ...



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