By Thomas Grant, Jr. The SCISA Class 3A champion cross-country team of Northside Christian Academy were issued a House resolution during their visit to the S.C. Statehouse. The team was recognized for winning the school’s first-ever state title last October. (Photo by Stephen McNeill)Continue Reading

Paul Erickson of Chapin proudly displays his latest fishing conquest—a whopping 10lb. 4 oz. largemouth bass caught in a private pond near Lake Murray. As a catch and release fisherman, Paul ensures the preservation of the local ecosystem by returning his catches to the water after admiration. With his impressiveContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The “farewell tour” for retiring River Bluff boys soccer coach Phil Savitz provided another moment of recognition. On Thursday, he was presented with the Order of the Silver Crescent. This esteemed honor, established by former Gov. John C. West in 1971, recognizes Savitz’s contributions and dedicatedContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The accolades have not appeared as often and prominent as it has for high-profile rookies like San Antonio center Victor Wembanyama. When it comes to the Memphis Grizzlies, the first year for shooting forward G.G. Jackson was just as impactful and positive to the franchise. TheContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. For River Bluff High School graduates Cooper Johns, Tyson Trottier and Drew Beard, Saturday’s visit with The Citadel was a “Homecoming”. The Gator trio was back in “The Swamp” Saturday with the Bulldogs’ football team which held their 11th spring practice session. The Citadel went throughContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Westwood High graduate Unique Drake stood out among her peers at the Women’s College All-Star Game in Cleveland, Ohio. The St. John’s guard earned Most Valuable Player honors in leading Team Lieberman to a 95-88 comeback victory over Team Miller. She scored 27 points on 12-21Continue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. A Northeast graduate became a part of college basketball history Sunday afternoon. Center Ashley Watkins of Cardinal Newman helped the University of South Carolina complete an undefeated championship season. The top-ranked Gamecocks defeated Iowa 87-75 to win the NCAA Tournament for the third time in sevenContinue Reading

Over the weekend, young angler Kaden, aged 9, hailing from Red Bank, accomplished a remarkable feat by landing a striper from the dock at the public boat ramp on the Irmo side of the dam. Kaden’s strategic use of herring purchased from Lake World played a crucial role in hisContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The South Carolina Diamond Invitational makes its return Wednesday at Blythewood HighSchool. This year’s field includes public and private schools from throughout the state. Among theparticipants is Lexington, which is the defending champion and has won two of the last threetournaments.   Here is the scheduleContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Before going on Spring Break, both the Lexington and White softball teams participated in the Swampfox Invitational at Ashley Ridge High School. Lexington went 4-1 at the event, winning all three games in pool play last Friday. The Lady Wildcats opened with a 10-2 win overContinue Reading