Where In The World?

EVER TRY to find Byzantium on the map? Chances are you couldn’t, unless you were pouring over a map rather ancient vintage. But perhaps someone passed you the word that Byzantium’s name was changed some centuries ago to Constantinople. So then you look for Constantinople, only to learn that the venerable city’s name was changed in relatively modern times to Instanbul. All of this is … Continue reading Where In The World?

S. C. Prep Basketball

JEFFERSON – Frankie Rollins fired in 20 points and Kenny Rollins contributed 15 to spark Jefferson to a 61-45 victory over Blaney here Friday night. Jack Nettles led the scoring for the losers with 16 points while Benny Goff added 11 and Paul Schrader got ten. The Blaney girls took the first game of the doubleheader with a 43-39 triumph. Joan Brazell place the winners … Continue reading S. C. Prep Basketball

Gilbert, Irmo Top Prep Card

Irmo and Gilbert, a pair of undefeated teams with three wins under their belts, will be going for four and a row in the highlights of tonight’s area prep basketball schedule. Irmo holds Pelion while Gilbert travels to Hollywood in the features of the Sim card. In other games, Blythewood goes to Camden military and Cardinal Newman visit Chapin. Irmo’s Yellow Jacket will be sparked … Continue reading Gilbert, Irmo Top Prep Card

Irmo Seeks 3rd; Cards Open Season

Undefeated Irmo will go after its third straight win and strong Cardinal Newman takes the floor for the first time this year in tonight’s prep basketball action. Irmo travels to Blythewood, Cardinal Newman is at Lexington and Gilbert entertains Swansea in the only games schedule. Coach Dan Hallman’s Yellow Jackets have ridden the work of Ray Carr, Wayne Ducote and Gilbert Perry through their first … Continue reading Irmo Seeks 3rd; Cards Open Season

Letters To The Editor

Bubee Defended By Superintendent To the Editor: I read the letter, “Reader Defends Private Schools,” by Mrs. R. G. Vassy, Lynchburg, in the November 26 edition of The State. Our State Superintendent of Education, Cyril B. Busbee, was grossly misunderstood, and has been taken out of context. Mr. Busbee desires quality education for every child in South Carolina and is not the type of person … Continue reading Letters To The Editor

S. C. Prep Basketball

BLANEY – Indianland won the preliminary girls game, 45-17, but the Blaney boys retaliated in the main event, 51-45, to split with the visitors here Friday night. Paul Shrader led the Blaney boys with 17 points and John Griffin paced Indianland with 17. Patsy Richardson was high for the visiting girls with 16 points and Joan Brazelle paced the losers with seven. Continue reading S. C. Prep Basketball