Charleston Southern senior pitcher Cody Maw, a former Cane Bay High School standout, was named a Google Cloud 2019 Academic All-American, earning second team honors.
Maw had a strong senior campaign for the Bucs, tossing a career-high 84.1 innings across 13 starts with four wins, 64 strikeouts and a 3.74 ERA.
Maw is one of just six pitchers across Division I to earn the Academic All-American honors and the lone student-athlete among the Big South.
Cane Bay High School’s 7 on 7’s for high school football teams began on June 6 and continue on Thursday, June 13.
Fans can take in free football every Thursday in June from 10 a.m. to Noon.
Post 166 schedule
Charleston Post 166 concluded the second week of the American Legion baseball season with a 4-2 record.
The club, which plays at Cane Bay, is off until hosting Manning on June 17 in a League 1 game. Post 166 travels to Hampton for another league game on June 18 and hits the road for a non-league clash at Sumter on June 19.
Charleston returns home for a league game on June 20 against Orangeburg.
Former Stratford High School baseball standout Justin Smoak, now in his 10th Major League Baseball season, has a team-high 33 RBIs for the Toronto Blue Jays.
The first baseman is tied for the team lead with 12 home runs. He’s batting .286 over the last 15 games with six home runs and 12 RBIs.
Former Stratford High School baseball standout Matt Wieters, now in his 11th Major League Baseball season, has played in 23 games this season for the St. Louis Cardinals.
The veteran catcher is a four-time MLB all-star. He’s batting .241.
HABC golf tournament
The Hanahan Athletic Booster Club will host a golf tournament on June 29 at Crowfield Golf Club in Goose Creek.
The tournament, a four-man captain’s choice event, raises funds for scholarships, field and facility improvements and uniforms.
It will have four hole-in-one opportunities for prizes including a 2019 Toyota Tacoma, Bushnell Rangefinder, $500 Golfnow gift card and a set of TaylorMade Rocket Bladez Ironz. There will also be a raffle for a 5-day, 4-night cruise for two adults.
Cost to enter is $75 per player or $100 per player to be eligible for the hole-in-one prizes.
Lunch and range balls provided for registered players.
For more information, please call Hanahan High School athletic director Kim Joseph at 843-820-3712.
Orvin Memorial on June 23
The annual Herbie Orvin Memorial golf tournament is set for June 23 at Berkeley Country Club.
Registration opens at 1 p.m., followed by lunch at 1:30 p.m., and a shotgun start at 3 p.m.
Cost is $60 for individuals or $240 for four-man teams in the captain’s choice tournament.
Proceeds benefit the Herbie Orvin Memorial Fund and Timberland High School Athletics.
Each year, the Herbie Orvin Foundation presents two $500 scholarships to deserving seniors associated with the THS baseball and softball programs.
For more information, contact Timberland High School softball coach Ben Lailson at 843-567-8118 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The South Carolina Hurricanes 16-U softball team placed first in its division in the eighth annual USSSA Spring into Summer Classic on June 1-2.
The Hurricanes finished 4-2 and avenged a pool play loss to the Palmetto Poison by defeating the Poison for the tournament championship.
The tournament was played in Lexington and 10 teams competed for the crown.
The Hurricanes are coached by St. John’s Christian softball coach Roger Dennis and feature players from Stratford, Wando, Summerville, Oceanside Collegiate, Berkeley and St. John’s Christian.
The squad also won a tournament in Summerville on June 8.
Stingrays home slate
The South Carolina Stingrays announced the home dates of their 2019-20 regular season schedule. The team’s home opener for its 27th ECHL season will take place on Saturday, Oct. 19 against the Jacksonville Icemen.
South Carolina’s 36 home matchups will feature 11 different clubs as visitors to the North Charleston Coliseum.
In addition to the other six teams in the South Division, Stingrays fans will also be able to see the Worcester Railers for the second consecutive season. Four other teams will make their return to North Charleston including the Indy Fuel, Manchester Monarchs, Adirondack Thunder and Cincinnati Cyclones.
For the second consecutive season, 29 contests are scheduled for either a Friday, Saturday or Sunday, while six will be played on a Tuesday and one will occur on a Wednesday.
For more details, see stingrayshockey.com.