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New Heights

  • New Heights Hawks slip past Warriors 8-6
    Central’s ninth grade team might have been overmatched last Thursday evening losing at Great Falls by a score of 28-8.
  • New Heights Hawks blank Stallions 35-0
      The New Heights Hawks evened their record at 2-2 last Thursday evening with a convincing 30-0 win over the home standing Lee Central Stallions.
  • NHMS Hawks whip A.J. Rucker
    The New Heights Hawks got their first win of the year Thursday, Sept. 15 at home by a score of 18-6 over A.R. Rucker of Lancaster. Rucker scored on their first possession on a 19-yard run with 3:59 left in the opening quarter. The PAT failed, leaving the score 6-0.
  • New Heights loses opener to Camden
    Coach Billy Blakeney’s New Heights Hawks football team didn’t start the season as their coach wanted, losing at Camden last Wednesday evening 22-8.
  • Lady Hawks wrapping up season
    The New Heights Lady Hawks softball team ended their disappointing season last week suffering doubleheader losses to Hartsville and Darlington to finish the year with a record of 3-8.
  • Lady Hawks split pair with long middle.
    The New Heights Lady Hawks’ softball team split their two games last week with Long Middle School of Cheraw. The Lady Hawks lost to Long at home Wednesday by a score of 18-5. Deja Moree was the losing pitcher. She pitched 2 innings, allowed 5 runs, 2 hits, struck out 4, and walked 6. The Hawks had 5 hits, 2 each from Bridae Brown and Shontrina Blakeney, and 1 from Valeria Lopez.
  • New Heights MathCounts team competes
     On Saturday, February 26, four New Heights Middle School students made history being named the first MathCounts team. The team consisted of William "Bill" Barber, Malcolm Craig, Chantel Hancock and Andrea Knight. Eighth grade Math Teacher, Tiffany Myers, served as the team coach. These students competed individually and collectively among 88 other students from 13 schools within the Pee Dee/Coastal Region. The competition was held at Coastal Carolina University.  
  • New Heights Middle holds career day
    By GARY PHILLIPS Progressive Journal Editor More than 500 students at New Heights Middle School spent the morning of Friday, February 25 learning about various career opportunities in the area.  The school’s fourth annual Career Day had 42 speakers talk to the students and answer questions about their jobs and careers.
  • TEENS FOR JEANS
    The New Heights Middle School Beta Club sponsored the Teens for Jeans drive for the second year. When students donate their gently used jeans, they receive a coupon for 25 percent off a new pair of jeans from Aeropostale. Chesco joined the Beta Club's efforts and donated over 100 pair of jeans from its The Bargain Basket Thrift Store owned and operated by CHESCO Services. The jeans will be taken to the Aeropostale store in Florence. From there, they will go on to needy South Carolina families.
  • Hawks move to 3-2
    By Shug Haigler Progressive Journal The New Heights Hawks improved to 3-2 near the mid-point of the season with 2 wins last week over McBee and a victory over Chesterfield/Ruby. Playing short-handed with only six players, the Hawks defeated McBee 33-29 on Dec. 9. Tristan Stewart led the Hawks with 10 points followed by D.J. Horton 8, Keenaen Lowery 5, Daquan Tatum 4, Bill Barber and Kevin Covington 2 each.