New Heights

  • New Heights' Hawks manhandles McBee
    The New Heights Hawks football team hosted McBee Sept. 22 and shut them out 44-0. Robert Price intercepted a McBee pass at the 12-yard line, which led to the Hawks’ first touchdown. Ron Benjamin scored on a 44-yard run and also ran in for the two-point conversion. Benjamin added his second touchdown of the night on a 48-yard run and rushed in for the conversion to up the Hawks’ lead to 16-0.
  • New Heights Hawks soar over North Central 36-14
    The New Heights Middle School football team opened its regular season on Sept. 8 at home against North Central and came away with a 36-14 win. In the opening period, Shyhiem McManus connected with Tyreick Miller for a 35-yard touchdown pass. McManus ran for the two-point conversion and the Hawks led early in the game 8-0. During the second quarter, Rontavius Benjamin dashed 55 yards for a touchdown and Robert Price ran in for the conversion to put the Hawks on top 16-0.
  • Hawks swat Yellow Jackets in shut out
    The New Heights Middle School Hawks defeated the Buford Middle School Yellow Jackets Oct. 15 by an overwhelming 34-0 score.
  • Lady Hawks remain unbeaten
     The New Heights Lady Hawks’ basketball team remained unbeaten this season whipping Chesterfield-Ruby Middle School on Jan. 6 by a score of 43-14.  With the lopsided victory over the visiting Rams, the Lady Hawks improved to 6-0 on the season.
  • Lady Hawks lose to Darlington, lose to McBee
    The New Heights Lady Hawks basketball team split their two games last week losing to Darlington Monday in overtime and defeating McBee Thursday. Both games were played at New Heights. In Monday’s game with Darlington the Lady Hawks fell to the visitors 35-32 in overtime. The game was tied 29-29 at the end of regulation. Scoring for the Lady Hawks were Zykeiah Leach 16, Myia Meadows 12, and Shay McBride four.
  • Hawks lose to IL, finish season 2-12
    The New Heights Middle School Hawks ended their baseball season Monday, April 15, losing at Indian Land 8-7. The Hawks finished the season with a record of 2-12. Hitting safely for New Heights were B.R. Hatcher and Jaylen Wilson with two hits each and A.C. McManus with two hits and one RBI.
  • New Heights Lady Hawks win and lose
       The New Heights Lady Hawks split their two games last week defeating Darlington and losing at Andrew Jackson. The Lady Hawks lost at Andrew Jackson 10-3 on Monday, March 25. Katelyn Tomberlin was the losing pitcher. Leading hitters for New Heights were Shay McBride with one hit and one run; Shadell Harris with one run and Samyia Meadows, Logan Duvall and Allie Parker with one hit each. The Lady Hawks picked up a win Wednesday, defeating Darlington Middle School 7-6 at home.
  • Hawks season record drops
    By JERRY “SHUG” HAIGLER Progressive Journal Correspondent The New Heights Hawks have lost their past four games and watched their season record fall to 1-8. At the Rawtown Rumble in Cheraw the Hawks lost to Hartsville 8-1 in six innings on Friday, March 15. Tommy Eubanks was the losing pitcher, hurling four-and-two-thirds innings and allowing seven hits while striking out one.
  • Lady Hawks beat Long, fall to Chesterfield-Ruby
    The New Heights Middle School Lady Hawks split their two games last week, losing to Chesterfield/Ruby on Monday March 11 and then defeating Long Middle of Cheraw two days later on Wednesday, March 13. Chesterfield posted a 9-6 win over the Hawks with Katelyn Tomberlin the losing pitcher. She allowed three hits and struck out five. Hitting safely for the Hawks were Moriah King with one hit and two runs; Samyia Meadows with two hits and two runs, and Ashley Watson with one hit and one run.
  • Hawks boys post first win against Cheraw
    The New Heights Hawks notched their first win of the baseball season by defeating the visiting Cheraw Braves 11-6 last Wednesday, March 13. Tyriq Baker was the winning pitcher, tossing five innings and allowing two runs, one walk and striking out nine. Hitting safely for the Hawks were Quan Chambers with one hit and one RBI; B.R. Hatcher Jaylen Wilson and Kevon Wall each with one hit and two RBI’s; Jacob Aldridge with one hit and Tommy Eubanks with two hits.