Karlee Vardas won the Class 5A state individual championship in a playoff while her Lexington wildcat team placed second.  “It was crazy coming down the stretch. I was in a good position but the girl I was competing with birdied three out of the last four to Tie,” Vardas said.Continue Reading

Karlee Vardas recently committed to play golf at Georgia Southern. The Junior at Lexington High School is currently the 2nd ranked junior girl in South Carolina which is quite impressive considering she has only been playing for a few years.  “My dad got me started when I was 12, whichContinue Reading

By CT McDonald After Dutch Fork’s non-region victory against Irmo last week in the two teams’ only matchup of the season, they both move forward now against other non-region opponents outside District Five with only one exception: Silver Foxes at Chapin Eagles October 4 to start the Region 5-5A games.Continue Reading

By CT McDonald All three district varsity football teams won their Week 1 matchups last week, including a first-ever win, a long-running rivalry win and a shutout. And this week’s action could get even better when the Silver Foxes visit the Yellow Jackets for the annual rival matchup of theseContinue Reading

As the PGA Tour closes its 2019 Season The optimal Carolinas golf season is just opening up. That’s right; Fall is the Premier time of the year to play and here’s why: First, the golf courses are in the best condition of the year. We have got lush green grassContinue Reading

Last week I promised to share a short story about what I learned from 14-year-old Cass Dorrington. Cass, William Jenkins, sophomores at Chapin and I were on the 18th hole at Timberlake discussing ideas on how to hit golf shots when  I shared what I had learned many years agoContinue Reading

Dutch Fork High School started its football season of with a nationally televised game on ESPN2 vs Mallard Creek High from Charlotte, North Carolina. The game ended in a 27-27 tie.

Fort Jackson will host its annual 5K run/walk honoring fallen soldiers and the survivors of soldiers at 8 a.m. Sept. 14, at Hilton Field. This is an annual event to help bring awareness to fallen soldiers and their sacrifices.  This event builds support for the families of those killed inContinue Reading

By CT McDonald All three District Five varsity football teams will play this weekend in the first week of the new 2019 high school varsity football regular season. Dutch Fork will play host to Mallard Creek, of North Carolina, Friday at 6 pm in this much anticipated matchup after lastContinue Reading

I learn much from new young players in golf. This past Saturday I watched a five-year-old name Cade get started by getting his putter and ball out of his bag, walk over to the hole, set his ball down right next to it, then tap it in. He got thisContinue Reading