S.C. State’s Kemp gets MEAC track honor

NORFOLK, Va. – Sprinter Demek Kemp of South Carolina State was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference's Men's Track Performer of the Week.

Kemp, who earned the honor for the second time this season, continued his record-setting season in the 60-meters, establishing a meet record and new school mark with a time of 6.63 at the Buccaneer Track & Field Invitational in Johnson City, Tenn.

The Monroe, Ga., native’s time ranks second-best in the MEAC and seventh nationally. Kemp captured his first MEAC track honor Jan. 20 with a school record-tying run of 6.65 at the Keydet Invitational at Lexington, Va.

SCSU signs 6 for soccer

South Carolina State head women’s coach Sandy Burris announced the signing of six to National Letters of Intent to the roster for the 2018 season.

“I am extremely excited about the players we have signed so far. This incoming class has the potential to elevate our program to the next level,” Burris said. “I feel the experience of our transfers added with the Freshman ECNL and DA players makes this a well-rounded class”

Leading this year’s class of signees are Madline Rozanski of Woods, Michigan; Tamika Chenyl Aguilar of Henderson, Nevada; Shi'anne Lashae Swift of Spring Valley, California; Jordan Marie Crawford of Atlanta; Aislyn Nicole Shoffner of Burlington, N.C., and a transfer from Virginia Military Institute, Carissa Reese from Haymarket, Virginia.

USC signee semifinalist for national honor

COLUMBIA – South Carolina women’s basketball 2018 signee Destanni Henderson has been tabbed a semifinalist for the Naismith National Girls’ High School Player of the Year, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Thursday.

 The guard is one of 10 remaining candidates for the national honor. The finalists for the award will be unveiled on Feb. 19, and winner will be announced on March 7. The National Naismith High School All-America team will be revealed two days earlier on March 5.

Hall of fame class of 2018

GREENVILLE -- The South Carolina Football Hall of Fame announced the class of 2018.

The five inductees are John Abraham (University of South Carolina), Dwight Clark (Clemson University), Paul Maguire (The Citadel), Clay Matthews Sr. (Georgia Tech/Legacy Inductee), and Richard Seymour (University of Georgia).

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