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Spring Game Observations

A few hundred Panther faithful grabbed a seat to watch the defending AA State Champs buckle their chin straps for their annual “Garnet and White Spring Game” Thursday evening at Hite Stadium-Dennis Botts Field. The sun-splashed afternoon saw big plays, turnovers, touchdowns, big hits and gave fans just enough of a football fix, to hold […]

2017 Football Summer Schedules

A reminder for all football players. A Physical must be turned in to being your summer workouts! By law, there are no exceptions. The weight room will be closed June 5th through June 11th. Week 1 workouts will resume on June 12th at 9am. See the attached pics for the full schedule. The Summer Football […]

Spring Game Tonight!

The defending, back to back AA State Champions will begin their march toward a third consecutive state title tonight at Hite Stadium – Dennis Botts Field with their annual Spring Game. The admission is free and the action will begin at 6pm. Check back in with atownpanthers.com for a complete Spring Game wrap up and the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]