Bret McCormick, Rock Hill Herald

Bret McCormick

Rock Hill Herald

Charlotte, NC, United States

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Past articles by Bret:

Track and field, boys’ golf and tennis and boys’ and girls’ lacrosse All-Area teams

Check out the 2019 All-Area teams for track and field, boys’ golf and tennis, and boys’ and girls’ lacrosse, including players and coaches of the year from Lancaster, Chester and York counties. → Read More

Here is The Herald’s 2019 All-Area softball team, including player, coach of the year

Check out The Herald’s 2019 All-Area softball team → Read More

Dozen Trojans sign to play college sports, including one whose career is 4 months old

Eleven Northwestern Trojans student-athletes signed various letters of intent on May 30, 2019 in Rock Hill, SC, to confirm their college sports futures. → Read More

How local college baseball/softball stars played in 2019 + softball All-State release

Jake Wright headlined the standout performances by York, Chester and Lancaster county college softball/baseball players. And info on Winthrop’s Big South tournament-opening win and All-State softball teams. → Read More

These obstacles have continually popped up in Legion Collegiate’s search for coaches

Legion Collegiate Academy athletic director Strait Herron has had plenty of coaching candidates, but fewer hires. The SC charter school’s hurdles include health insurance, benefits, work hours and pay. → Read More

High school roundup: future Gamecock golfers have Rock Hill eying state title

The Herald’s May 8, 2019 high school roundup, including a look at Rock Hill High’s chase for a 5A boys’ golf state title. → Read More

HS roundup: Clover softball is back where it’s used to being in May

The Herald’s high school sports roundup from May 3, 2019, including updates on state playoff runs by Clover and Fort Mill’s softball teams, and Clover, Indian Land and South Pointe soccer teams. → Read More

Discoveries Soccer Club part of three-club merger. What’s that mean for York County?

Discoveries Soccer Club, based in York County, S.C., has joined forces with Carolina Rapids and Charlotte Independence under the Charlotte Independence Soccer Club umbrella. What does that mean for youth soccer players in York County, and their parents? → Read More

7 Stallions overcame it all

Seven South Pointe High School (SC) athletes signed national letters of intent on April 24, 2019 at the school’s gymnasium. → Read More

Northwestern head football coach resigns, Rock Hill school district says

Northwestern (SC) High School football coach James Martin has resigned, according to Rock Hill Schools. → Read More

‘Doing right by kids’: certified strength coach a boost to Catawba Ridge athletics

The state of South Carolina doesn’t require high school weightlifting coaches to have any special certifications, beyond a P.E. certification. In light of the investigation into weightlifting practices at Northwestern High School, should the state consider bolstering its requirements. → Read More

Could Northern Kentucky lure Pat Kelsey from Winthrop?

Job rumors have been a regular aspect of Winthrop men’s basketball offseasons the past seven years with Pat Kelsey at the helm. But would Kelsey be able to resist the Northern Kentucky job, if he was offered? → Read More

What constitutes success for Winthrop beer experiment?

Winthrop University is selling beer and wine at baseball and softball games this spring for the first time. If the experiment succeeds, Winthrop will sell alcohol at basketball games in 2019-20. What will constitute success for the trial? → Read More

Mason Rudolph’s talk at Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast shows even NFL QBs fight self-doubt

Former Northwestern Trojans football standout Mason Rudolph spoke to the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast on April 9, 2019, part of Rock Hill’s Come See Me Festival activities. → Read More

Investigation of Northwestern coach focused on football activities

The Herald has learned that Northwestern High School football coach James Martin was under investigation by Rock Hill Schools. A handful of issues were investigated by the district and the results of the investigation were provided to The Herald. → Read More

Fort Mill hired a baseball coach connected to its last state title. It’s paying off

Fort Mill wrapped up the Region 3-5A baseball title on April 3, 2019, the first big accomplishment this season for a team with big goals. Coach Travis Collier played right field for the last Fort Mill team to win a state title, in 2002. → Read More

Lancaster Bruins looking for a new coach after Bobby Collins’ departure

Lancaster High School (SC) is looking for a new coach after former Bruins head man Bobby Collins took the Marlboro County job. → Read More

Associated Press Sports Editors group recognizes The Herald’s 2018 sports coverage

Associated Press Sports Editors recognizes The Herald’s Bret McCormick in multiple categories of its 2018 press contest. → Read More

Could high school football be involved with potential new Panthers training facility?

The Carolina Panthers are considering construction of a new training facility and team headquarters in South Carolina, and are reportedly considering a site in Rock Hill. Could high school football action on Friday nights be part of the potential new facility’s future? → Read More

Thousands converge in Rock Hill to watch the races. Who were they pulling for?

More than 1,200 BMX racers converged in Rock Hill on Saturday for the USA BMX Carolina Nationals and USA Cycling Elite National Championships at the Rock Hill BMX Supercross Track. → Read More