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Chasing a Dream

Senior Tyler Webber never image running track at Lower Richland. During his 9th grade year he was a member of the boys’ basketball and always had hopes for making it to the varsity level.  His dreams were met with other demands that took his attention away from basketball but he found track his junior year […]

Boys’ Basketball Recognized

Lower Richland’s state championship boys’ basketball team was recently recognized for their accomplishments this season at Richland School District One School Board Meeting. Pictured with the team is Commissioner Cheryl Harris, Superintendent, Dr. Witherspoon, Rose v. Pelzer Principal, Robert Matz, District AD, Commissioner Darrell Black and Commissioner Dewayne Smiling.

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Coach Gaither Coach of the Year

Coach Gaither, Lower Richland’s first year basketball coach, has recently been named The State’s Midlands Boys Basketball Coach of the Year. Read more at

Clyde Trapp South’s All-Star MVP

Lower Richland’s Clyde Trapp had a strong showing in the Carolina Classics high school basketball all-star game. The Clemson signee poured in a game-high 28 points in South Carolina’s 134-115 loss to North Carolina at the Carolinas Classic at Socastee High School. Trapp was named MVP for the South Carolina squad.

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Seniors Celebrate State Win

Lower Richland High School Senior Class enjoyed celebrating the state basketball championship at the school’s state championship presentation. At the end of the medal and net cutting ceremony seniors were asked to join in the fun and get a picture with the state champs.  The ceremony took place in the school’s arena, with messages to […]

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Lower Richland wins State Title


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Eric Eaves earns ALL-MEAC Honors

NORFOLK, Va.,– South Carolina State senior guard Eric Eaves was selected to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) All-MEAC Second Team the league announced. EAVES (6-3, 185) earned All-MEAC Second Team honors for the second straight year. He led the Bulldogs in scoring back-to-back seasons, while also reaching a milestone becoming the first player in school history […]

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Breshay Johnson named Peach Belt Player of the Year

GREENWOOD – Breshay Johnson, class of 2014, became the third Lander women’s basketball player to be named Peach Belt Conference Player of the Year it was announced Friday evening at the Peach Belt Conference Basketball Awards banquet at Lander University on the eve of the PBC Basketball Championships at Horne Arena. Johnson was also named first-team All-PBC. […]

Diamond-Hornets Wins Lower State Championship

Lower Richland boys basketball will move on the state championship round in 4-AAAA. The team has not competed for a state championship since 2004 and the last state championship won in 1999.  The team will play Wren High School Saturday, March 4, 7:00 p.m. at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia..  Tickets are $10 can […]

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Basketball Playoff Information

Lower Richland boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will play Wilson High School for the Lower State Championship at Florence Civic Center in Florence, South Carolina on Friday, February 24, 2017.  The girls will play at 7:00 pm and the boys will follow at 8:30 pm.  Tickets are available at Lower Richland in the school’s office […]

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