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Emerald Hosts Lakelands Invitational

Emerald, Greenwood, and Ninety-Six High Schools hosted the Lakelands Invitational at the Oasis Farm at Connie Maxwell Children’s Home this morning. Emerald athletes had many season and life-time best performances (scroll to bottom for all Emerald results). Emerald’s boys finished 6th out of 15 schools. In the team competition, Palmetto won the girls’ event, while […]

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XC Update: Lakelands Invite Tomorrow

Emerald Cross Country will host 18 schools and over 400 athletes tomorrow at the Lakelands Invitational. The race will be held at the Oasis Farm at Connie Maxwell Children’s home. Admission is $2 per car. The schedule is as follows: Varsity Girls – 9:00 am Open Girls – 9:35 am Varsity Boys  – 10:20 am […]

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From Cross Country to Center: Kaminer Cromer

This time last Fall, Kaminer Cromer was preparing to compete in the Lakelands Cross Country Invitational. Today, he is preparing to be the starting center for the JV Football team as they play tonight at Belton Honea Path. If your head is not already spinning, chew on this: he is also an AP Calculus student […]

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Whitt Makes EHSXC History

Last weekend, Rose Whitt made school history as she won the Zaxby’s Invitational hosted by Southside High School. She became the first athlete in school history to win a cross country invitational. Her winning time of 21:19 was also good enough to set a new meet record. We caught up with her to gather her […]

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Cross Country Season in Full-Swing

Last weekend the Viking Cross Country teams competed at the Coaches’ Classic Invitational in Columbia. Rose Whitt (21:46) and Kenya DeLeon (25:14) were the only two females to compete. The Boys’ team was lead by Caleb McLaughlin (19:42), an 8th-grade student at Westview. Jonathan Hines (20:40) and Job Simon (21:04) were the next athletes to […]

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Senior Spotlight: Volleyball

The Lady Viking Volleyball team has gotten off to a hot start, opening their regular season at 2-1. They have split a pair of matches with BHP and defeated Ninety Six yesterday in straight sets. They open their Region 2-AAA schedule next Tuesday (Sept 13) at Palmetto. Their quick start to the season is the […]

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Emerald Girls Compete at PreRegion

The Emerald Girls Cross Country team opened their season yesterday at Palmetto. Due to injuries, only 3 athletes competed. Rose Whitt finished 5th (all PreReigon Team) with a time of 23:04. Kate Timms ran 34:03. Lauren Knierim completed her first 5k in 42:25.  

Athletes Outshine Facilities

Last week kicked off our coverage of the Fall 2016 sports season at Emerald. As I observed two football games, one volleyball match, and one golf match, two themes emerged throughout the week. NUMBER ONE: Emerald has first rate facilities. From the new football field, to the sparkling gymnasium, to the well-manicured fairways and greens […]

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3 of a Kind: Newton Renews Rivalry

If a group of students is asked to create a list of the top moments during their tenure in high school, they might list attending prom, winning homecoming, taking rigorous classes, or participating in clubs, sports, and service organizations. If members of the group are athletes, they will certainly list competing against their closest rival. […]

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Athletics Complex Nears Completion

The renovation of Frank Hill Stadium at Emerald is nearing completion. Upgrades include a synthetic playing field and a resurfaced track. Emerald’s JV Football team will open competition on the new field on August 25th against Westside. Varsity Football will take the new field for the first time against Abbeville on September 2nd. To view more […]

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