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National Signing Day

Thursday, February 5, 2015 11:32 a.m.

ARHS, FDHS and SHS celebrate National Signing Day. On Feb. 4, 20 athletes from those schools signed to play college ball.

Patriots boot Green Wave out of playoffs UPDATED

Sunday, November 23, 2014 8:31 p.m.

Pictures from Fort Dorchester's second-round playoff game with Summerville. The Patriots won to advance to the Division 1-AAAA football semifinals.

McKissick does it UPDATED

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Some believe it is a benchmark that will never again be reached.Summerville High School football coach John McKissick notched his 600th career …

A fitting atmosphere for a historic victory UPDATED

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:01 a.m.

The atmosphere at Ashley Ridge High School Oct. 26, 2012 had a carnival feel to it. As soon as one arrived to the parking lot it became clear it was …

Coach McKissick wins 406th game UPDATED

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:01 a.m.

As originally published on October 13, 1993 Mount Pleasant - The Summerville Green Wave played like a team possessed and rolled up a 42-0 shutout of Wando to give Coach John McKissick his 406th career football coaching victory and the national high school record. Though the game was played at Wando Stadium, nearly half of the estimated 8,000 …

McKissick had some help along the way UPDATED

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:01 a.m.

A long list of faithful Green Wave assistant coaches can also take pride in John McKissick’s 600th victory. During McKissick’s tenure at Summerville …

McKissick’s impact is immeasurable UPDATED

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Through seven different decades, John McKissick has coached thousands of young athletes, providing them with inspiration and advice that applies on and off the football field. As McKissick's third quarterback at Summerville High School, Jerry Nettles was a key player on the coach's first two state championship teams in 1955 and 1956. After …

Sunset UPDATED

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:01 a.m.

McKissick stands in the glow of a spectacular sunset as he talks to the media before his historic 600th win Friday night against Ashley Ridge. …

Anderson leads Green Wave to historic victory over Swamp Foxes UPDATED

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:01 a.m.

The Green Wave got down to business early and limited the Swamp Foxes' shots at the end zone Friday to earn coach John McKissick his 600th coaching victory. Summerville High School earned a 37-21 victory over crosstown rival Ashley Ridge in front of a large crowd at The Swamp. With the victory, McKissick became the first football coach at any …

Why do you think John McKissick wins so much? UPDATED

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville Journal Scene conducted man on the street interviews Friday, asking people: 1-Shane Huff “He’s been around the game for a long time and he knows how to change his system to fit the players he has. He just puts the talent he has in the right positions. 2-Mark Epstein “Because his dedication to coaching is unmatched.” 3- …

McKissick has respect of peers UPDATED

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Because of his ability to roll off wins and the manner in which he runs his program, John McKissick has become one of the most revered coaches in the state. Other coaches have come to expect a battle when they face the Green Wave, even when Summerville is having one of the so-called rebuilding years. A lot goes into the success of the program, …

McKissick named Coach of the Year UPDATED

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:01 a.m.

(Originally published in 2010) Green Wave coach John McKissick (l) was recently honored by the National High School Coaches Association. Green Wave football coach and Athletic Director John McKissick has been honored by the National High School Coaches Association. McKissick, who has coached 57 years at Summerville High School, has been named …

The Winningest Man UPDATED

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:01 a.m.

As this sign humorously points out, John McKissick is football’s Most Winningest Man.

McKissick given Shula award UPDATED

Monday, October 29, 2012 12:01 a.m.

As originally published in the February 8, 2012 edition of the Summerville Journal Scene Summerville High School Athletic Director and football …

Pye, McKissick among Wall of Fame inductees UPDATED

Monday, October 29, 2012 12:01 a.m.

As originally published in the September 28, 2012 edition of the Journal Scene Three Dorchester Two representatives were honored by The Citadel …

McKissick named Coach of the Year UPDATED

Monday, October 29, 2012 12:01 a.m.

As originally published in the June 19, 2009 edition of the Summerville Journal Scene Green Wave football coach and Athletic Director John …

Swamp Foxes stand between McKissick and 600 UPDATED

Monday, October 29, 2012 12:01 a.m.

As originally published in the October 26, 2102 edition of the Summerville Journal Scene John McKissick is out to found the 600 Club, but he has …

McKissick is one win away UPDATED

Monday, October 29, 2012 12:01 a.m.

As originally published in the October 24, 2012 edition of the Summerville Journal Scene Summerville High School football coach John McKissick is …

McKissick wins 600th career game UPDATED

Saturday, October 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville Green Wave beat the Ashley Ridge Swamp Foxes tonight 37-21 at the Ashley Ridge stadium. While local and national media outlets filled …

Coach McKissick achieves greatness in Summerville UPDATED

Friday, October 26, 2012 12:01 a.m.

As originally published in the September 17, 2003 edition of the Journal Scene Coach John McKissick proved a person doesn’t have to live in New …

Coach McKissick wins 406th game UPDATED

Friday, October 26, 2012 12:01 a.m.

As originally published on October 13, 1993 Mount Pleasant - The Summerville Green Wave played like a team possessed and rolled up a 42-0 shutout …

McKissick goes after milestone victory against Warriors UPDATED

Friday, October 26, 2012 12:01 a.m.

As originally published in the September 12, 2003 edition of the Journal Scene Tonight’s the night: The legendary John McKissick goes after career …

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