Hal Edwards graduated from Lake City High School in 1993 and participated in basketball and baseball. However, his exploits on the baseball diamond were where he left his mark.
During his baseball career for the Panthers, Edwards was named All-Pee Dee four times, All-Region four times, All-State in 1993, played in the North-South All-Star game, and was an integral piece of the Panthers’ 1992 Lower State Championship team.
After graduation, Edwards continued his career at Coker University where he continued to excel on the diamond. He was again a four-year starter and letter winner, played in the 1994 College Baseball World Series, was named the CVAC Conference Player of the Week three times, was named the 1997 team captain and MVP, was named to the 1997 First Team All-Southeast Regional Team, and was named a 1997 All-American.
Edwards was inducted into the Coker University Hall of Fame and was voted as one of the Top Ten Players in Coker University history.
Edwards works with Finance of America Mortgage, LLC and is married to Ashley (Isom) Edwards. The couple resides in Lake City with their five children: Blayne, Mary Ainsley, Jase, Mayce and Maxton.