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Bulldog running game leads to 40-0 blowout

Bulldog running game leads to 40-0 blowout
Marlboro County improved to 2-1 Friday night with a convincing 40-0 victory over Cheraw.  
The Bulldogs jumped out to a 21-0 first quarter lead by taking a page out of Cheraw's typical game plan.  The Bulldogs pounded the football right at the Braves on the ground.
"Our offensive line had a good game in creating some running lanes and D.C. (Dylven Covington) had a fantastic night running the ball," said MCHS head coach Dean Boyd.

Bulldogs survive close call at the beach

Bulldogs survive close call at the beach
Kinney Roller jumped in front of a North Brunswick High pass with 40 seconds left, intercepting to help preserve a 27-19 season-opening victory for Marlboro County.
The Bulldogs found themselves holding on for dear life as the noon heat took its toll during the Derrick Law Firm Kickoff Classic at Myrtle Beach's Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium.

Former MCHS football player gets chance at boxing career

Former MCHS football player gets chance at boxing career
Thanks in part to a series of interesting connections, a Bennettsville man is about to have a chance to fullfil a dream.
For years, Akeem Hicks wanted to become a boxer. By the end of this month, the former Marlboro County High standout football player should be training in St. Louis, MO, to begin a professional career in the ring.
"My brothers and I would box in the backyard when we were kids," says Hicks. "I always loved it."

GridIron 2015

GridIron 2015

The Herald-Advocate's annual preview of the Marlboro County High School football season is included in this week's edition.

McColl's Angela Branton named county Teacher of the Year

McColl's Angela Branton named county Teacher of the Year
The Marlboro County School District has announced the district winner for this year’s Teacher of the Year award. The Teachers of the Year for each school and the district are usually recognized at the convocation, which was canceled this year because of safety concerns.  
The district's Teacher of the Year represents the Marlboro County School District in vying to be State Teacher of the Year.  
Becoming District Teacher of the Year is a three-step process that begins in May, when school-level Teachers of the Year are selected by their peers.  Those wishing to compete for District Teacher of the Year submit detailed applications by the end of July.   These applications are then reviewed by a selection committee which determines the winner.
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