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Newberry High School mourns death of student-athlete Davonta Ruff after car accident  The State

Davonta Ruff, a two-sport athlete at Newberry High School in South Carolina, died Tuesday following injuries suffered in a car accident Sunday night.

'No red flags' from Newberry High student who fled after gun fell out of backpack, sheriff said  WIS10

NEWBERRY, SC (WIS) - The suspect involved in the gun incident at Newberry High School is in custody. Anthony Q. Blakely was arrested by Sheriff's Deputies ...

$20,500 bond for student who allegedly brought gun to Newberry High School

Newberry, SC (WLTX) - A student is in custody after bringing a gun to Newberry High School in his school bag, putting the campus on lockdown Tuesday ...

'I know he's in heaven': SC high school athlete killed in car accident

NEWBERRY, S.C. — Newberry High School lost a junior two-sport athlete when he became the victim of a fatal car crash over the weekend. Davonta Ruff, 17 ...

Teammates mourn loss of Newberry HS junior 1 week after fatal collision with tree  WIS10

Raw emotion has filled the Newberry community after the life of a student-athlete was cut short.

Shai Werts arrest footage reveals substance plastered on majority of car’s hood  Savannah Morning News

SALUDA, S.C. — Tuesday afternoon through the Saluda County Sheriff's Department, the Savannah Morning News became the first non-law enforcement entity ...

Gun found at Newberry High School, one student arrested

NEWBERRY, S.C. (WACH)-- According to Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster, the school resource officer and administrator at Newberry High School secured ...

News conference - student arrested after gun found at school  FOX Carolina

Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster and officials speak about the incident at Newberry High School (Nov. 13, 2018)

Student brings gun to Newberry High School

A student, Anthony Blakely, 18. is in custody after bringing a gun to Newberry high school and putting the campus on lockdown.

Newberry Native Named New Head Football Coach - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The offseason: when all the changes occur. For Newberry High School's football program they're getting a new head coach. Following the Panthers 1-9 finish ...

Newberry Softball: Building Leaders - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

It's not always about wins and losses. For Newberry High School's softball team, the game just means more.Second-year head coach Chris Schaffer has instil.

Gun found at Upstate high school prompts lockdown, teen charged  FOX Carolina

Shale Remein reports on Tuesday's lockdown at Newberry High School after officials say a student brought a gun to school (November 13, 2018)

Newberry's Alli Green Commits to Coker College - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

To Alli, lacrosse is everything. She's played the sport for the past seven years. It has become her natural habitat, where she can truly be herself. According to Alli ...

Newberry softball defeats PK Yonge - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Newberry Lady Panthers defeated the PK Yonge Blue Wave in a softball matchup Friday, 9-1. Great way to end the third inning. Megan Hutchinson caught ...

Aiken Links awards more than $5000 in scholarships to class of 2019  Aiken Standard

NORTH AUGUSTA - The Aiken (SC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated awarded more than $5000 in scholarships and two laptops Sunday to graduating ...

Newberry High students arrested on bomb threat charges  WIS

Two Newberry High School students have been charged with conveying a bomb threat after investigators say they called in threat.

‘Football has been my escape’: Newberry star Shai Werts has grown as Ga Southern QB  The Herald

Football has been a welcome outlet for Shai Werts over the last few months. The former Newberry High standout and Georgia Southern quarterback had plenty ...

Newberry High Panthers Football Coach Richard Vester Details Upcoming Season - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

Richard Vester gives some insight about the state of his Newberry High football team for the upcoming season. Last year, the Panthers finished 3-7. This season ...

Newberry Softball Set to Face Dixie County - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

The Newberry softball team has a non-conference match up against the Dixie County Bears at 7 pm Tuesday at Dixie County. Coach Schaffer's Panthers are ...

Hawthorne Boy's Basketball Dominates Newberry 70-44 - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

Thursday night the Hawthorne Hornet's boy's basketball team traveled to Newberry and faced the Panthers. Prior to tipoff, Newberry coach Edwin Johnson said ...

Jamey Guy | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Jamey Guy. Jamey Rogers Guy, 43, of 924 Phoenix Street, Greenwood and 102 Guy Farm Circle, Kinards, died Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Self Regional ...

SC school superintendent killed in collision with deputy  The State

The superintendent of Newberry County schools died in a Saturday night collision near Newberry High School that also involved a sheriff's deputy. The accident ...

High School Football preview: Santa Fe vs Newberry High School Football  WRUF

High School Football kicks off tonight in Alachua County. Santa Fe vs Newberry will begin at 7:30.

4th of July fireworks and celebrations around Columbia

If you're still on the hunt for a few ways to celebrate July Fourth, look no further because we have complied a few options:Columbia Fireflies Baseball ...

santa-fe-raiders-show-made-win-newberry-pathers  WRUF

High School Football is back! The Santa Fe Raiders beat the Newberry Panthers 31-13 Friday night in their season opener. After the Raiders only won one ...

‘This is no lingerie football’: What it’s like to play for SC women’s football team  Greenville News

S.C. Smash is part of the Women's Football Alliance, a national league of more than 50 women's tackle football teams.

Alert: Newberry County student arrested after gun found in backpack  Index-Journal

A Newberry High School student was arrested Thursday after deputies found a pistol in his backpack, according to an email alert from the Newberry County ...

FEATURE: Jessica Parsells—Hometown Girl - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

Jessica Parsells has been playing softball for as long as she can remember. Starting when she was young, her parents put her in T-ball and she has never ...

Complete list of July 4th fireworks shows around the Midlands

It's almost time for the Fourth of July festivities to begin. There are multiple organizations putting on colorful fireworks shows for guests to sit back and enjoy.

Kris Martin Commits to Benedictine College - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

On Wednesday, Kris Martin, offensive tackle for the PK Yonge football team, became the newest addition to the Benedictine College football program. Martin ...

2015 Newberry High grad/Winthrop student killed in weekend crash  The State

A 20-year-old Winthrop University student was killed in a crash in Union County on Saturday. Friends remembered her as selfless, caring and optimistic.

High School Football Preview: Week 3 - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

With two games under each teams belt, high school football enters week 3 here in Alachua County. There are some big matchups tonight including:

Bradford Tornadoes Boy's Basketball Claims District Tourney Title for 4th Consecutive Year - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Bradford Tornadoes boy's basketball team are now district champions for the fourth consecutive year Friday night at Newberry High School with a tight ...

Former Gaffney coach Strickland still going strong  Spartanburg Herald Journal

When he left Gaffney High School as football head coach six years ago, still in his early 50s, Phil Strickland said he was already thinking about retirement ...

High School Football: Eastside Defeats Newberry; Gets First Win Of Season - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

It turns out that Monday Night Football is not just an NFL thing. With multiple high school football games being moved from last Friday due to Hurricane Irma, ...

High School Football Preview: Dixie County at Newberry - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Newberry Panthers are set to take on the Dixie County Bears at home in a non-coference matchup tomorrow. The Bears are coming into the season with a ...

The Werts Way: Georgia Southern quarterback just keeps getting better  Savannah Morning News

STATESBORO — Shai Werts has come a long way in a short time. The Georgia Southern quarterback is not the same person, nor the same player he was last ...

Jimmie Coggins' Voice Covers Newberry County

Jimmie Coggins makes his living talking to his neighbors on an almost daily basis.

List of shelters opened for people escaping flood  WIS

Here is a list of shelters that have been opened throughout the Midlands.

Wednesday’s Midlands high school scoreboard  The State

BOYS. Hammond 59, Thomas Sumter 28. H: Lucas Prickett 17, Josh Lipsitz 12, Cleo Cantey 11, A. Prickett 8, T. Green 7, P. Davies 2, I. Washington 2. TS: Eli ...

Top-5 High School Recruit RJ Hampton Chooses Overseas Rather Than College - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

On Tuesday afternoon, RJ Hampton chose to play overseas and skip college. He was considering Kansas, Texas Tech, and Memphis.

Boys High School Regional Semifinals Action - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF

Local high school boys basketball teams advance to the regional semifinals. Tonight, the Eastside Rams will host the Palatka Panthers and.

Tennis: It Just Means More To Abby Stricklin - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

When most people think of tennis they don't think of a specific team, they think of an individual. To Buchholz High School Senior Abby Stricklin tennis is more ...

Season Preview: Oak Hall Girls Lacrosse Features New Head Coach - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Oak Hall girls' lacrosse team set their sights on their season opener at Episcopal School of Jacksonville coming up on Tuesday, February 19.

Weekend High School Basketball Preview - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

Postseason play is fast approaching for boys' and girls' high school basketball. Here's a look at the upcoming games for Friday and Saturday.

High school basketball Regional quarterfinals preview - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

The high school basketball playoffs are into the regional round and multiple area teams are in action tonight. Gainesville High School, Eastside and Sante Fe all ...

Gator Baseball Recap: Florida's Late Rally Not Enough in Game 2 Against South Carolina - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The struggles continue for the Florida Gator (23-14; 5-9 SEC) pitching staff in SEC play as freshman starter Christian Scott (3-2) yielded four home runs as the ...

Oak Hall lacrosse wins in local matchup versus Gainesville High School - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Oak Hall boys lacrosse team trounced the Hurricanes of Gainesville High School 19-1 in their local matchup. The Eagles rode an impressive run stemming ...

Preview: Mississippi State Bulldogs Host the South Carolina Gamecocks - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

After losing to South Carolina earlier this season, the Bulldogs have their chance at payback as they welcome the Gamecocks to Starkville.

Two Gainesville Baseball Players Invited to Breakthrough Series - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

A pair of local high school baseball players officially have their chance to break out. Earlier this week, Gainesville's Asher Akridge and Newberry's Darmarquez ...

Bradford Tornadoes Softball Defeats Union County in Overtime Thriller - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Bradford Tornadoes varsity softball team defeated the Union County Fightin' Tigers 7-6 in an overtime thriller. Talia Brown sealed the deal for the Tornadoes ...

Zion Williamson Declares for NBA Draft Following Historic Season  WRUF

In a decision shocking to no watcher of college basketball, Duke freshman Zion Williamson will enter the NBA Draft. The power forward captivated the league.

High School Football Preview: Hawthorne vs. Madison County - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Hawthorne Hornets and the Madison County Cowboys will face off in a Class 1A state semifinals matchup this Friday night. Kick off is set for 7:30 p.m. at ...

Florida Gators Baseball Hosts South Carolina - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

The Florida Gators (22-13, 4-8 SEC) have lacked consistency in conference play but look to change the pace in this weekend's series against the South Carolina ...

Butler Walk Off Home Run Leads Florida Over South Carolina - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

After a disappointing Game 2 loss against the South Carolina Gamecocks, the Florida Gators shook off Friday's to earn a much-needed Game 3 victory. In a ninth ...

Girls High School Semifinals: Hawthorne Hornets vs Holmes County  WRUF

Today is a big day for the Hawthorne girl's basketball team as they play in the State 1A semi-finals this morning at 10 am against Bonifay Holmes County in ...

PK Yonge Girls Basketball Take On Miami Country Day In State Semifinals - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

P.K. Yonge's girl's basketball team will be participating in the 4A State Semifinals today at 10 a.m. against Miami Country Day.

NCAA Women's Basketball Final Four is Set - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The last two tickets to the Women's Final Four were punched last night. No. 1 Baylor defeated No. Iowa 85-53 and No. 1 Notre Dame defeated No. 2 Stanford.

Eastside Boy's Hoops Loses Tough Game in Regional Semifinal - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

In a tight match up between Eastside High School and Palatka High School, the Rams fell short to the Panthers 61-60 in the regional semifinal of the 2019 ...

Friday Night Lights: Local Games Tonight in Gainesville  WRUF

Lots of conference matchups tonight for local teams, some with big impacts on the teams for the season. Here's your preview of those matchups.

Gator Baseball Takes First Game of Series Against South Carolina - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

In a key SEC weekend series, the Florida Gators (23-13, 5-8 SEC) pulled off a frustrating 9-5 win over the South Carolina Gamecocks (20-14, 3-10 SEC) on.

Trenton Girls Basketball Win Class 1A State Championship - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Trenton Tigers girls basketball team is now state champions after defeating Holmes County in Lakeland yesterday 43-31. For the first time since 1980, the ...

Former Gator QB Chris Leak Talks Mullen, Gators, and More - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

Former Gator QB Chris Leak talks about quarterback Feleipe Franks' development, his relationship with Gator head coach Dan Mullen, and more.

South Carolina Upsets the No. 16 Auburn Tigers - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

It was a heartbreaking night last night for No. 16 Auburn as they picked up their second straight loss, falling at South Carolina 80-77. Forward Felipe Haase's ...

Buchholz vs. Bartram Trail: High School Football Preview - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

After all the hard work, day in and day out, it comes down to this. A district championship is on the line this Friday night as Buchholz High School travels to take ...

July 4th fireworks & events for Upstate SC, WNC 2018

Here is a list of July Fourth events around the Upstate.

High School Football: Jacksonville Lee vs. Columbia in Regional Semifinal  WRUF

Two Florida high schools that have had great seasons will go face to face tonight in a regional semifinal matchup. For the second time this season, Columbia ...

Entering An Option State of Mind: Georgia Southern Eagles at Clemson Tigers  Shakin The Southland

After a nail biter of a game that drudged up rain-soaked memories of the 2016 Notre Dame Fighting Irish, the Clemson Tigers look to shore up some issues that ...

Lady Rams' Basketball Season Ends At Home - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

In an action-packed girl's basketball matchup between Eastside High School and Pedro Menendez High School, the Lady Rams fell short to the Lady Falcons ...

MLB Draft: Gators Await Potential Picks - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Day one of the MLB Draft has officially come to an end. 78 picks in and there's still so much talent left. With rounds one and two completed, the draft will.

Gator Run Game Leads to Comeback Win Over South Carolina  WRUF

The Florida Gator football team (7-3, 5-3) overcame a 17-point deficit late in the third quarter to put themselves in the win column Saturday afternoon against the ...

Preview: Gators Softball in College Station for SEC Tourney - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Florida Gators begin the SEC Tournament on Wednesday against the South Carolina Gamecocks. Can they muster enough offense for back-to-back titles?

DK Metcalf Ready for NFL Draft - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

The first round of the 2019 NFL Draft starts Thursday, April 24th at 8 p.m in Nashville, Tennessee. And Ole Miss wide receiver D.K. Metcalf is predicted to go high ...

Matthews Plays Hero Again for Gators Softball - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

It was a scene reminiscent of 2018's Super Regional. Jordan Matthews at the plate with the game in her hands. And she delivered, again. The ninth-ranked ...

Local 4th of July events  WYFF Greenville

Here is a list of the 4th of July events in the Upstate and Western, North Carolina.

Gator Baseball Continues To Struggle In Loss To Miami - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Florida Gator baseball team falls for a third straight game, this time losing at home to Miami 5-2 Friday night in the first of a three game series.

Florida Adds Recruit Ques Glover to 2019 Class - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Earlier today, Bearden High School senior Ques Glover announced on Twitter that he is committing to the University of Florida as a member of the 2019 class.

Florida Gators Selected in the 2019 MLB Draft - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The 2019 MLB draft started on Monday, June 3rd and it came to a close on Wednesday, June 5th. It consisted of 40 rounds in which 1,217 players in total from ...

Regular Season Finale And Rivalry Matchup: Gainesville vs Eastside - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

High school regular season football is wrapping up this weekend. The Gainesville High School Hurricanes and the Eastside Rams will end their regular season ...

NFL Celebrates a Century, Opening 100th Season - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

One hundred years in a long time. That's 36500 days, 3041 months, 700 weeks. That's 10 decades, 10 times.The National Football League will open it's 100th.

Gators Take Down Tigers in SEC Tournament - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

The Gators' men's basketball team picked up a huge 76-73 win against the LSU Tigers.

Gators Athletics Finishes No. 3 in the Learfield IMG College Directors Cup - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

All Florida sports lay dormant for these scorching summer months, but the Gators are still making waves in the sports world.Florida Gators athletics.

Florida Baseball Slides Into Lubbock, Makes Field of 64 - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

For the Gators' baseball team, this season has been far from pretty. Mustering up a record of 33-24 and just 13-17 in conference play, the Gators were unsur.

2019 MLB Draft Premieres Tonight - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Rounds 1-2 of the MLB Draft will begin at 7 PM tonight. The Baltimore Orioles have the 1st overall pick. It is undecided in what direction they will go. However ...

Santa Fe Baseball Opens Season On Friday  WRUF

The Santa Fe Saints' baseball team kicks off its 2019 campaign on Friday, when they play the Hillsborough Community College Hawks in Tampa.

SEC Match-up: Gator Women's Basketball Comes up Short To South Carolina 96-77 - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Florida women's basketball team falls at home to 11th ranked South Carolina 96-77 on Sunday. The Gators. In Sunday's match-up, the Gators played for a ...

Nevada gets set to take on Florida in first round of the NCAA Tournament - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Nevada Wolf Pack enter the NCAA Tournament as the No. 7 seed in the West where they'll take on the No. 10 seed Florida Gators.

Alonso Plays to Survive, Wins 2019 Derby Title - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Cleveland's Progressive Field welcomed 36119 fans to witness nearly three hours of nonstop slugging in what might be the greatest power display in the event.

Le'Veon Bell Suits Up for First Day of Jets' Minicamp - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

After sitting out the 2018-2019 season due to contract disputes, Le'Veon Bell showed up to Jets minicamp with high hopes for the upcoming season.

Tacko Fall Signs One-Year Deal with the Boston Celtics - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

Former UCF center Tacko Fall signed a one-year contract with the Boston Celtics and will play in the Las Vegas Summer League.

Mullen Previews Orange and Blue Spring Game - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

Gator Football returns to the Swamp this Saturday for the 2019 Orange and Blue Spring game. Head coach Dan Mullen shared what he expects out of this ...

LSU Set to Host South Carolina - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

Heavyweights South Carolina Gamecocks and LSU Tigers will fight for the top seed of the Southeastern Conference this Saturday, January 19 at 7 p.m..

The Cleveland Browns: From the Laughing Stock of the NFL to One of its Most-Feared Teams - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

The Cleveland Browns haven't had a winning season since 2006. Now, they are widely considered to be potential contenders in the AFC North.

Gator Recruiting Is Hopeful For The Future - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

The Gators are winding down on the 2019 recruiting trail, as National Signing day is in less than a week way (February 6th). This weekend, however, they are ...

‘A walking angel’: Friends remember Winthrop student killed in weekend crash  The Herald

A 20-year-old Winthrop University student was killed in a crash in Union County on Saturday. Friends remembered her as selfless, caring and optimistic.

Thunder Trade Westbrook to the Rockets - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

The Oklahoma City Thunder trade Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Chris Paul and multiple first round picks.

Joe Moorhead Explains Lessons Learned in First Year at Mississippi State During SEC Media Days - ESPN 98.1 FM  WRUF

Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead explains what he learned during his first year as head coach during SEC Media Days on Wednesday.

Jimbo Fisher Talks Texas A&M Football - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

College football is right around the corner and that's evident with SEC Media Days in full swing. Day 2 saw Jimbo Fisher talk about what Texas A&M brings to the ...

Florida Baseball's Explosive Offense Leads to Game One Victory Over LSU - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

After taking an important series over South Carolina, the Florida Gators (26-14, 7-9 in SEC) are continuing their success. Florida's offense led the Gators to a ...

Women's College World Series: Oklahoma vs UCLA - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

After eight teams battle it out in Oklahoma City, only two remain. The Oklahoma Sooners will take on the UCLA Bruins in a best of three series. This will be the ...

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