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Strom Thurmond names Antwaun Hillary new head coach

...energy. If they can feed off my energy, it's going to be an unbelievable thing."Hillary, 31, takes over for Lee Sawyer, who announced in March he would be retiring. Sawyer went 107-24 in 10 seasons as the Rebels' head coach, winning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-04-23/strom-thurmond-names-
Strom Thurmond coach Sawyer is retiring after 10 seasons as head coach

Strom Thurmond football coach Lee Sawyer is retiring.One of the area's most successful coaches, Sawyer went 107-24 in 10 seasons as the Rebels' head coach, leading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-03-17/strom-thurmond-coach-
Strom Thurmond inches past Midland Valley for region championship

...region championship came in a win over Midland Valley."We lost so many seniors to graduation last year," Rebels coach Lee Sawyer said. "To put themselves in this position, this is the one I'm most proud of, because no one expected them to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-11-01/strom-thurmond-inches
Burke County to play for another region crown

...Thurmond its ninth region championship in 10 years.Over that span, the Rebels are 48-2 in region play, all under coach Lee Sawyer, who said he was especially proud of this one after the loss of last year's senior class.For quarterback Jauveer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-11-02/burke-county-play-ano
Strom Thurmond breezes to season-opening win over Silver Bluff

...of Hammond, Gilchrist and Bates."It's a combination I'm glad I don't have to defend," Strom Thurmond coach Lee Sawyer said.Strom Thurmond led 17-0 at halftime and pulled away with a touchdown from Gilchrist midway through the third...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-08-23/strom-thurmond-breeze
Rebels hang on against North Myrtle Beach

...regulation. With the win, Strom Thurmond advances to the quarterfinals for the eighth time in 10 seasons under head coach Lee Sawyer.STAR OF THE GAME: Jauveer Hammond. The Rebels senior quarterback combined for 260 total yards (139 rushing, 121...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-11-15/rebels-hang-against-n
Area powers North Augusta and Strom Thurmond meet again on the football field

...Augusta and Strom Thurmond needed another game. It was tough enough to find a team, let alone one close, Rebels coach Lee Sawyer said. That's when Silver Bluff coach Al Lown agreed to move his team's game against Strom Thurmond to Week Zero...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-09-26/area-powers-north-aug
Strom Thurmond bringing back enough stars to think big

...Thurmond won at least 10 games in a season."We've been fortunate. We've had it rolling for a long time now," coach Lee Sawyer said. "I just think those expectations should be there ? from us as a staff, from us as a program, from the community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-08-21/strom-thurmond-bringi
Evans coach happy with special teams play in win over Jefferson County

...gained 52 yards in three plays, capped by one of his three rushing touchdowns."Darius did a good job in that," coach Lee Sawyer said. "The execution was good."The extra dimension wasn't necessary on a night when the Rebel defense didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2012-09-22/evans-coach-happy-spe
Strom Thurmond will rely heavily on its defense this season

...takes over."That's an area where we've got several back, so we've got some experience there," head coach Lee Sawyer said. "We've been hobbled up a little bit on defense in the preseason but hopefully everybody will be close to full...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2012-08-15/strom-thurmond-will-r