Central’s varsity baseball team saw a 5-4 seventh inning lead evaporate as the host Cheraw Braves scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to hand the Eagles their first region defeat 6-5 on Tuesday, March 27. Central had taken a 5-4 lead in the top of the inning on shortstop Nathan Evans’ two-out, two-run double.
This week we travel back 65 years to find our “Where Are They Now?” athlete. George Porter Kennington played football, basketball and baseball for the purple and white-clad Pageland Tigers, graduating in 1947.
Pageland police are investigating a burglary on West McGregor Street that happened Thursday, March 29. Investigators report they have a useful clue in the crime, the burglar’s suspected getaway vehicle … a Schwinn bicycle.