New Heights

  • Lady Hawks lose to Darlington
    By JERRY “SHUG” HAIGLER Progressive Journal Correspondent In their only game last week, the New Heights Lady Hawks lost at home 46-28 to the Darlington Lady Falcons. Myia Meadows led the Lady Hawks in scoring with 14 points followed by Zykeiah Leach with 10 points and Taia Blount and Shay McBride with two each.
  • Lady Hawks lose one win one
    By JERRY “SHUG” HAIGLER Progressive Journal Correspondent The New Heights Lady Hawks basketball team split the two games they played last week losing at North Central 39-27 on Monday, Dec. 10 and defeating Lee Central at home Thursday, Dec. 13. Scoring for New Heights against North Central were Myia Meadows with 17 points, Zekeyiah Leach with seven, Harmony Crawford with two and Destiny Robinson with one point for New Heights.
  • New Heights Hawks finish season unbeaten
    The New Heights Hawks put the finishing touch on their 2012 football season last Thursday, Oct. 25 by defeating their host Andrew Jackson Volunteers 22-6 to complete the season undefeated 8-0. The visiting Hawks controlled the ball most of the first quarter after receiving the opening kickoff and driving 75 yards for a touchdown, climaxed by Davonta Robinson’s short run. Robinson also made good on the two-point conversion to give New Heights an 8-0 lead with 1:25 left in the opening period.
  • New Heights Hawks now one win away from perfect season
    Running back Davonta Robinson scored two touchdowns and ran for a two-point conversion in leading the New Heights Middle School Hawks past the visiting Warriors from Long Middle School last Wednesday, October 17. The victory put the finishing touch on New Heights’ homecoming festivities.
  • New Heights continues perfect season, beats Indian Land
    The New Heights Middle school Hawks remained perfect for the year improving their record to 6-0 with their 30-16 win over visiting Indian Land last Thursday, October 11 in Pageland. The Hawks wasted little time putting points on the board. Returning the opening kickoff to their own 30-yard line, on their first play from scrimmage Davonta Robinson sprinted up the middle 70 yards for the first of his three touchdowns with 7:24 remaining in the first quarter. The extra point attempt failed leaving the score 6-0.
  • Hawks continue unbeaten by shutting down Buford
    Running back Cameron Blakeney scored two touchdowns to spark the New Heights Hawks to a shutout 20-0 victory over their host Buford Yellow Jackets last Thursday, October 4. The win improves the Hawks’ record to a perfect 5-0 with three games remaining on their schedule.  Blakeney scored his first touchdown of the night with 3:12 left in the opening quarter. He also ran for the two-point conversion to give his team an 8-0 lead.
  • NHMS downs Chesterfield/Ruby
    The New Heights Hawks football team kept their record unblemished last week defeating their host Chesterfield/Ruby Middle School by a score of 14-6 on Thursday, Sept. 27. With the win, the Hawks improve to 4-0 the midway in the season. New Heights drew first blood, scoring on Cameron Blakeney’s six-yard run in the first quarter. The two-point conversion attempt was no good leaving the score 6-0. Chesterfield/Ruby tied the game just before intermission, scoring on a 35-yard run with 0:23 showing on the clock.
  • New Heights Hawks whip A.R. Rucker Rams 24-8
    The New Heights Middle School Hawks improved their record to 2-0 on the young season defeating A.R. Rucker of Lancaster 24-8 last Wednesday, September 12. The Hawks scored their first touchdown midway of the second quarter when Rontavius Chambers scooped up a fumble and ran 25 yards into the end zone. Marcus Robinson passed to Kevon Wall for the two-point conversion giving New Heights the advantage at 8-0.
  • Hawks defeat Camden in season opener
    The New Heights Middle School Hawks won their season opener football game Thursday, September 6, 18-14 at home. Camden threatened on their first possession, taking over at the Hawks’ 43 yard line after a first down and a roughing the passer penalty. On first down from the host nine-yard line Camden fumbled and New Heights’ player Cameron Blakeney recovered, but the Hawks were unable to capitalize and the first quarter ended scoreless.
  • Lady Hawks win one, lose two
    The New Heights Lady Hawks softball team lost two of their three games last week as their record dipped to 6-3 for the year. The Lady Hawks defeated visiting Darlington 11-8 on Wednesday, March 28. Jazmyn Baker was the winning pitcher striking out 13, including whiffing the side four times.