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Abbeville shuts out Liberty for homecoming win

By: Sarah K Spencer, Index Journal ABBEVILLE— In the midst of a season jam-packed with blowout wins, the Abbeville Panthers had a modest seven-point lead over the Liberty Red Devils in the second quarter. With seven minutes before halftime, the Panthers lined up about a foot away from their own end zone, too close for […]

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Abbeville rallies to remain undefeated

By MONTE DUTTON, Index Journal NEWBERRY — After congratulating his team on a 32-21 win over previously unbeaten Hartsville, Abbeville coach Jamie Nickles looked up to the heavens and said simply, “I love this place.” Setzler Field, normally home of the Newberry College Wolves, was the neutral site of Friday night’s matchup of the Class […]

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Abbeville prevails against Mid-Carolina

By SARAH K. SPENCER, Index Journal Up 13-0 in the second quarter thanks to rushing touchdowns on back-to-back drives by Cortney Jackson, Abbeville’s defense found itself in unfamiliar territory — its own. Mid-Carolina had driven down the field and stood 11 yards away from a one-score game. On fourth down, the Rebels went for it, […]

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Abbeville remains unbeaten after tie

By: Michael Christopher, Index Journal LINCOLN COUNTY, Ga. — Abbeville High School football coach Jamie Nickles at times thought he was watching an old boxing classic Friday night at Larry Campbell Stadium. “They hit us in the mouth early and it took us a little while to recover,” the Panthers coach said. “I felt like […]

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Abbeville continues to dominate

By SARAH K. SPENCER, Index Journal Emerald collided with a garnet and gold brick wall and ricocheted backward. In a 34-0 thrashing by Abbeville on Friday, the Panthers held the Vikings to 159 yards of offense, denying opponents an offensive touchdown through three wins. Standing on new turf in Frank Hill Stadium’s end zone, Abbeville […]

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Abbeville shuts out Woodruff in rout

By RIXON LANE, Index-Journal ABBEVILLE— It isn’t often that the term “video-game” numbers is used to describe a defense. Two games into the season, however, the Abbeville Panthers’ unit appears to playing on a different level. After holding Ninety Six to zero offensive points in a 26-7 win last week, the Panthers shut out high-powered […]

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Abbeville stifles Ninety Six in season opening victory

By: By DAVID ROBERTS, Index Journal Abbeville’s defense gave Ninety Six all it could handle and then some Saturday night in a 26-7 win to open the season. Quarterback Jamie Gray tossed two touchdowns, Cortney Jackson ran for one and the Panthers limited the Wildcats to 90 yards on 53 plays. Ninety Six’s lone score […]

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Due to the rain, the Abbeville vs. Ninety-Six game has been cancelled. It will be played at 6 PM on Saturday (8/20/2016) at Abbeville’s Hite Stadium.

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Greenwood jamboree a learning opportunity

By: Michael Christopher, Index Journal   Abbeville 21, McCormick 0 The defending Class 2A Division II state champion Abbeville used a plethora of running backs to work its way methodically down the field in a victory against McCormick. The Panthers saw Jermaine Blackwell, TJ Rogers and JR Rapley have strong runs for big gains. Despite […]

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Jamboree filled with varied results

By: Michael Christopher, Index Journal ABBEVILLE —Fans were in full force literally and physically at the West Carolina Tel Kickoff jamboree at Abbeville High School. The jamboree kicked off with a Calhoun Falls 10-point victory, then saw back-to-back shutouts by Crescent and Ninety Six before Abbeville defended its home turf against Newberry. JR Rapley scored […]

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