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FOUR-Ever to Thee

What a night it was. When the final whistle echoed through Charlie W. Johnson Stadium the Abbeville Panthers (14-0) accomplished a feat that few teams have ever accomplished. Four consecutive State Championships. The Panthers dominated the game from the opening kickoff and the Class of 2019 cemented themselves as the winningest class in AHS history.

2018 AA State Championship Game Preview

The late, great Vince Lombardi once said, “….I firmly believe that any man’s finest hours – his greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear – is that moment when he has worked his heart out in good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.” Have truer words ever been spoken?  You

Benedict Bound

When you’re faced with adversity there are two ways to approach the situation. You can back down and accept your fate, or you stare it in the eye and do whatever it takes to succeed. The latter happened Friday night as the Abbeville Panthers punched their ticket to the AA State Championship game with a

Upper State Championship Game Preview

The 2018 season kicked off Week Zero on August 17th. Rain, hurricanes, flooding. It’s been a tumultuous season, schedule-wise. Bye weeks, Thursday night games, cancelled games, extra weeks added. Weeks where practices were limited, or non-existent altogether. Through all of the ups and downs, the extreme heat, the relentless rain, and now the cold November

Hello Upper State!

The Panther defense harassed, bullied, and overwhelmed the Central Eagles offense for 48 minutes this past Friday night. With temps in the low 40’s and sporadic rain showers, the Panthers stayed hot on the field. The Abbeville defense controlled the game from the opening kick, never allowed a point and collected six Central turnovers in

Quarterfinals Playoff Preview vs Central

For those of us that lived through the 90’s Central High School doesn’t ring a bell, but throw the word Pageland in front of or behind it, and memories begin to flood in. Some of those memories are great, some are heart wrenching. The 1971 Panther football team defeated Pageland-Central 14-7 to claim Abbeville High’s

The Pilgrims

What does the Abbeville football team and the pilgrims have in common? They are always mentioned on Thanksgiving. (feel free to use that over your turkey and dressing this week) A hard fought 24-7 victory versus North Central guaranteed a Turkey-Day practice for the boys from A-Town. In most years a Thanksgiving practice means an