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3A State Finals - Game 2: St. James @ BHP

3A State Finals - Game 2: St. James @ BHP

By: Barry Mabry - May 23, 2016 Game Two of the 3A State Championship between the BHP Bears and St. James Sharks got rained out Saturday pushing the game to tonight and DP was on hand to witness it. Senior ace and Clemson signee Blake Holliday took the rock for the Bears as St. James countered ...

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DP Request: Academic Baseball Stars

DP Request: Academic Baseball Stars

Calling All-Academic Guys: 2016-2017 Grads Only - We spend much of our time chasing physical tools, but as we do each ye...

DP Watch List: 2016

DP Watch List: 2016

Each year DP follows the top players from a year ago combined with who has jumped on the radar throughout this spri...

4A Lower State Finals: Summerville @ Carolina Forest

4A Lower State Finals: Summerville @ Carolina Forest

By: Brendan Dougherty & Austin Alexander - May 14, 2016   -Wild one on the Grand Strand, Greenwave advances- &nbs...

State Finals Preview: UPDATED 2016

State Finals Preview: UPDATED 2016

Compiled By: DP Staff - May 16, 2016 Well, here we are now down to eight teams (once 3A is finalized on Monday), providing u...

3A Upper State: BHP @ Wren

3A Upper State: BHP @ Wren

By: Barry Mabry - May 11, 2016 Upper State 3A winner’s bracket game between Wren Golden Hurricanes and Belton-Honea Path Bea...

Playoffs: Hilton Head @ St. James

Playoffs: Hilton Head @ St. James

By: Brendan Dougherty - May 11, 2016 Walking into Shark Park tonight you could feel there was something a little bit differe...

4A Upper State: Easley @ JL Mann

4A Upper State: Easley @ JL Mann

By: Barry Mabry May 9, 2016 The playoffs are nearing the end across the state in every classification which presents matchup...

Playoffs: Strom Thurmond @ Saluda

Playoffs: Strom Thurmond @ Saluda

By: John Berrian & Will Cheatham - May 9, 2016 -Rebels get clutch hit late to advance- DP made its way to Saluda County...

Playoffs: Lake View @ Latta

Playoffs: Lake View @ Latta

By: Derick Urquhart - May 9, 2016 DP was back in Dillon County for the second time this season to catch rivals Latta and Lak...

DP's 2016 Playoff Picks: UPDATED

DP's 2016 Playoff Picks: UPDATED

Postseason Predictions: Since everyone loves a good list or ranking, DP took a stab at predicting each round of the...

4A Upper State Playoffs: TL Hanna @ JL Mann & Northwestern @ Easley

4A Upper State Playoffs: TL Hanna @ JL Mann & Northwestern @ Easley

By: Barry Mabry - May 7, 2016 With split times today, I was able to catch both first round games of the 4A Upper State P...

Playoffs: AC Flora @ Clinton

Playoffs: AC Flora @ Clinton

By: Barry Mabry - May 6, 2016 3A District I Championship game between Clinton Red Devils and AC Flora Falcons was where ...

Playoffs: Hanahan @ St. James

Playoffs: Hanahan @ St. James

By: Brendan Dougherty - May 6, 2016 You have to love playoff baseball regardless of the level you are watching. Everyone...

Playoffs: S. Aiken @ W. Florence

Playoffs: S. Aiken @ W. Florence

By: Derick Urquhart - May 4, 2016 DP was in Florence Wednesday night for the AAAA District V finals with South Aiken facing ...

Playoffs: Chapin @ Chapman

Playoffs: Chapin @ Chapman

By: Barry Mabry - May 4, 2016 Upper State 3A District IV elimination game got the nod tonight for DP as the Chapman Panthers...

Playoffs: Indian Land @ Saluda

Playoffs: Indian Land @ Saluda

By: Will Cheatham - May 4, 2016 -Mercy Rule in District III Championship, Tigers advance- DP made the trip to Saluda High t...

Playoffs: Laurens @ Dorman

Playoffs: Laurens @ Dorman

By: Barry Mabry - May 2, 2016 4A District I knock out game got DP’s attention this Monday evening in the Upstate. With the c...

Playoffs: South Pointe @ Chapin

Playoffs: South Pointe @ Chapin

By: Will Cheatham - May 2, 2016 -Estridge deals as Eagles advance- DP made the trip to Chapin High school Monday night ...

Playoffs: Clover @ JL Mann

Playoffs: Clover @ JL Mann

By: Barry Mabry - April 30, 2016 Leaving the house I was slated to catch two games on this Saturday afternoon of playoff...

Playoffs: Stratford @ Carolina Forest

Playoffs: Stratford @ Carolina Forest

By: Austin Alexander & Brendan Dougherty - April 30, 2016 -Frishmuth, Baiden propel Panthers- There is definitely s...

Playoffs: St. Joseph's @ Lamar

Playoffs: St. Joseph's @ Lamar

By: Derick Urquhart - April 30, 2016 Diamond Prospects made the drive over to Darlington County to watch #1 seed Lamar host ...

Playoffs: Seneca @ Broome

Playoffs: Seneca @ Broome

By: Barry Mabry - April 29, 2016 3A playoffs got underway tonight and DP locked in on District II action between the Broome ...

Playoffs: Marlboro Co. @ N. Myrtle Beach

Playoffs: Marlboro Co. @ N. Myrtle Beach

By: Brendan Dougherty - April 29, 2016 -Hansis leads NMB to rout of Marlboro County- They say pitching and defense win cham...

Playoffs: Nation Ford @ Easley

Playoffs: Nation Ford @ Easley

By: Barry Mabry - April 28, 2016 It’s playoff time! With a handful of games going off on Wednesday night, the remainder of 1...

Playoffs: Green Sea-Floyds @ E. Clarendon

Playoffs: Green Sea-Floyds @ E. Clarendon

By: Brendan Dougherty - April 28, 2016 The term 'this is the best time of year' is used a lot in sports and usually that ...

Playoffs: Spring Valley @ Carolina Forest

Playoffs: Spring Valley @ Carolina Forest

By: Austin Alexander - April 27, 2016 In a slim slate of first round Wednesday games, DP pulled up a seat on a beautiful...

Playoffs: West Ashley @ White Knoll

Playoffs: West Ashley @ White Knoll

 By: Will Cheatham - April 27, 2016  -White Knoll scratches across late runs to advance- DP was on hand tonight ...

DP Spotlight: Brandon Tillmon

DP Spotlight: Brandon Tillmon

My name is Brandon Tillmon and I am a senior at River Bluff High School and I am a three-sport athlete. I am committed to Lib...

DP Spotlight: Stuart Lake

DP Spotlight: Stuart Lake

Charleston Southern skipper Stuart Lake has had an extensive career in multiple stops and has worked for, with and against so...

North Myrtle Beach @ Lake City

North Myrtle Beach @ Lake City

By: Austin Alexander - April 19, 2016 Other than the insane amount of construction on Highway 378, causing a delay to ou...

DP Spotlight: JD Davis

DP Spotlight: JD Davis

My name is J.D. Davis; I’m a senior at Stratford High School. I’ve been committed to The Citadel since winter of my ninth gra...

Summerville @ Fort Dorchester

Summerville @ Fort Dorchester

By: Ryan Morris - April 15, 2016 The Baseball God's did us a favor by clearing the rain just in time for Diamond Prospects t...

Rock Hill Area Double-Dip: NF @ NW & Union @ SP

Rock Hill Area Double-Dip: NF @ NW & Union @ SP

By: Barry Mabry - April 15, 2016 I try to get up to the Rock Hill area in efforts of covering as many teams as possible ...

Myrtle Beach @ St. James

Myrtle Beach @ St. James

By: Brendan Dougherty & Austin Alexander - April 15, 2016 Friday marked the deadline for taxes to be submitted for m...

Darlington @ Hartsville

Darlington @ Hartsville

By: Derick Urquhart - April 13, 2016 Diamond Prospects was on hand in Hartsville Wednesday for a game that had region ti...

Sumter @ Carolina Forest

Sumter @ Carolina Forest

By: Austin Alexander - April 13, 2016 In a game originally scheduled for Tuesday night, a much clearer forecast greeted ...

Hammond @ Cardinal Newman

Hammond @ Cardinal Newman

By: Justin Calliham - April 13, 2016 Cardinal Newman School faced Hammond School in a SCISA AAA Region I contest on Wedn...

Riverside @ Spartanburg

Riverside @ Spartanburg

By: Barry Mabry - April 12, 2016 Historic Duncan Park is always nice to revisit. As a young boy I used to watch the Spartanb...

DP Spotlight: Trey Polewski

DP Spotlight: Trey Polewski

My name is Trey Polewski. I am a senior at South Aiken High School where I have been the starting shortstop for three and a h...

James Island @ West Ashley

James Island @ West Ashley

By: Randy Carlson – April 8, 2016 A nice little rivalry seems to be shaping up in the Charleston area and Diamond Prospe...

Recent Commitments

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Bolchoz to Fire Ants

On Tuesday, Bishop England HS senior LHP Edward Bolchoz made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Paul to Stingers

On Sunday morning, Wilson HS senior infielder Edzaviah Paul made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.  

Bears commit Wadsworth, Jacobs

On Friday, Lenoir-Rhyne (NC) received commitments from USC Sumter sophomore INF Fred Wadsworth (Hammond HS) and Flo-Dar Tech freshman INF Zach Jacobs (Berkeley HS).

Winningham to Fire Ants

On Wednesday morning, Berkeley HS senior LHP Josh Winningham made a commitment to play baseball for USC Sumter.

Thelan to Bulldogs

On Tuesday, James Island HS senior OF John Thelan made a commitment to play baseball at The Citadel.

Almond to Flying Fleet

Almond to Flying Fleet

On Monday, Waccamaw HS senior RHP/C Levi Almond made a commitment to play baseball at Erskine.

Campbell to Pioneers

Campbell to Pioneers

On Saturday, Cheraw HS senior RHP Tristen Campbell made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist.

Pellegrino to Terriers

Pellegrino to Terriers

On Friday, Dorman HS senior UTL Stone Pellegrino made a commitment to play baseball at Wofford.

Powell to Blue Hose

Powell to Blue Hose

On Thursday, USC-Lancaster RHP Linc Powell made a commitment to play baseball at Presbyterian College. Powell prepped at Laurence-Manning.

Seigler to Pacers

Seigler to Pacers

On Wednesday, North Augusta HS senior C Blake Seigler made a commitment to to play baseball for USC-Aiken.

Roscoe to Stingers

On Monday, Chesterfield HS senior catcher Jeremiah Roscoe made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech. 

Lumsden to Tigers

Lumsden to Tigers

On Monday, JL Mann HS sophomore 3B/LHH Matthew Lumsden made a commitment to play baseball for Clemson.

Winterstein to Patriots

Winterstein to Patriots

On Saturday, Cardinal Newman senior OF Nicky Winterstein made a commitment to play baseball for Francis Marion.

Green to Fire Ants

On Monday, West Florence senior 1B Cody Green made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Sumter. 

Huggins to Pioneers

Huggins to Pioneers

On Sunday, Darlington HS senior LHP Bryant Huggins made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist.

Lybrand, Tamayo commit

On Friday, White Knoll HS seniors INF Lake Lybrand made a commitment to play baseball at Coker College...LHP/OF Brandon Tamayo made a commitment to play baseball to Toccoa Falls (GA).

Williams to Stingers

On Wednesday night, Marlboro County HS senior catcher Kaleb Williams made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

Lindsay to Fire Ants

On Monday, Clover HS senior RHP/INF Noah Lindsay made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter. 

Scott to Cougars

Scott to Cougars

On Sunday, Lexington HS junior LHP Jon Scott made a commitment to play baseball at The College of Charleston.

McSwain to Flying Fleet

On Monday, York HS senior RHP Will McSwain made a commitment to play baseball at Erskine.

Hacklen to Tigers

Hacklen to Tigers

On Sunday afternoon, Dutch Fork HS junior OF Ward Hacklen made a commitment to play baseball at Clemson.

Bodison to Pioneers

Bodison to Pioneers

On Wednesday, Mauldin HS senior SS Grant Bodison made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist.

Foggo to Bulldogs

Foggo to Bulldogs

On Thursday, Hilton Head HS senior RHP/OF Ian Foggo made a commitment to play baseball at The Citadel.

Moody to Stingers

On Wednesday night, Dillon senior RHP Austin Moody made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech. 

Robinson to Fire Ants

On Tuesday night, West Florence senior RHP/INF Blake Robinson made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter. 

Genovese to Fire Ants

On Tuesday, North Myrtle Beach senior catcher Michael Genovese made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter. 

Burkett to Fire Ants

On Tuesday, Cheraw senior OF Josh Burkett made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter. 

McGirt to Fire Ants

On Wednesday, Latta HS senior OF Eric McGirt made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Jensen to Bulldogs

Jensen to Bulldogs

On Monday, JL Mann HS senior OF Cameron Jensen made a commitment to play baseball for The Citadel.

Roberts to Saints

Roberts to Saints

On Friday morning, Greer HS senior INF Bobo Roberts made a commitment to play baseball at Limestone College.

Churchich to St. Petersburg

On Monday, Hilton Head Prep senior C Ely Churchlich made a commitment to play baseball for St. Petersburg College.

Green to Cougars

On Saturday, Strom Thurmond HS senior OF/1B Michael Green made a commitment to play baseball at The College of Charleston.

Ivey to Saints

On Thursday, Travelers Rest HS senior RHP Jonathon Ivey made a commitment to play baseball at Limestone.

Byrd to Blue Hose

On Monday night, Strom Thurmond HS senior 3B Tannor Byrd made a commitment to play baseball at Presbyterian.

Champy to East Georgia

On Thursday, North Augusta HS senior 2B Nick Champy made a commitment to play baseball at East Georgia College.

DP's Summer Showcase

RiverBluff-RFpole14dp_logo1.pngOn June 8-9, Diamond Prospects will conduct our 11th Annual 'open' Summer Showcase at River Bluff HS. This event is available to any 2017-2019 grad who has college-caliber ability! This event typically launches the summer scouting season for college coaches. The Summer Showcase is available to the first 150 players whose applications are received. All info is posted below:
This event is FULL, no waiting list...

Detailed schedule & teams will be available no later than June 1

Invitation / FULL Application / Confirmed Players

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A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives. Jackie Robinson
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Coming Soon: Beginning this week, DP will start rolling out our post-season awards...stay tuned to Diamond Prospects as we head into the next phase of our season!

Finals Links: 2A-Game 3, Aynor vs Strom Thurmond; 3A-Game 1, BHP @ St. James ...

Monday Night Baseball on Grand Strand: Summerville @ Carolina Forest / Airport @ St. James 

baseball-brainCalling All Academic Guys: 2016-2017 Grads Only - We spend much of our time chasing physical tools, but as we do each year, DP wants to honor student-athletes that take care of business in the classroom too! Thank you in advance to each high school coach and guidance counselor that nominates the student-athletes with a premium GPA, SAT/ACT and class rank from their team. On SAT, Math/Verbal ONLY please. By May 27, please submit nominations to Jason Kullman at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Career Over? Parental MUST READ Baseball careers are ending every single night, in 2009 an anonymous parent sent this treasure to DP. To view 'A Baseball Parent's Farewell', click here.

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DP's 'W' Info: Rita Alexander / NEW Tony Osterman / Jaymie Thomas

TO article in Post & Courier

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Two DP Cancer Warriors: Tony Osterman & Rita Alexander (pictured)

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MLB's Walker promoting Seymour Foundation: To view much more, click here.

NCAAlogo14NCAA Info : Academic standards to play Division I and Divison II baseball are something every student-athlete and parent should know... To view, click here.

fca-logo.jpgFCA's 10 Commandments:  Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Baseball has taken on the task of examining how to be a Christian baseball parent. It is truly up to Christians to change the culture of youth baseball by modeling the attributes of Christ in all aspects of the game. God gave us His "Ten Commandments", biblical principles to guide ours lives. FCA gives us their version on how to act at the ballpark... To view, click here.

All-Pro Dad: Highly Recommended  Any father that strives to be a quality dad should spend 2-4 minutes exploring this website created by Tony Dungy. To view, click here. Baseball Flavor

Something you don't know - How a basseball is made:

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