By CT McDonald Varsity basketball playoffs are about to get started with some local District Five teams right in the middle of it. IRMO IRMO’S VARSITY GIRLS will kick it off tomorrow, Friday, when they visit Westside (16-2) for their first-round challenge on the road. The Yellow Jackets (12-5, 7-3)Continue Reading

By CT McDonald Local high school teams are nearing the end of their winter sports seasons, with many of them playing their final regular season games this week. Those with region games to make-up will wrap up their seasons soon, while others will complete it in Friday’s games. DUTCH FORKContinue Reading

During their January 19, 2020 meeting, the Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees approved Nicholas R. Pelham’s hire as White Knoll High School athletic director and football coach. He replaces Dean Howell, who leaves at the end of the school year after serving as WKHS athletic director/football coachContinue Reading

Three Lexington-Richland School District Five football players were selected for the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas roster. School District Five student-athletes Will Taylor (Quarterback, Dutch Fork High), Elijah Spencer (Wide Receiver, Dutch Fork High), and Thornton Gentry (Offensive Lineman, Chapin High) were selected as part of the South Carolina teamContinue Reading

By CT McDonald The 2020 competitive cheer state finals competition is this weekend at Florence, and two local powerhouse teams will be there. Chapin and Dutch Fork each qualified last week for a berth in the finals competition, along with other nearby competitors, and they will vie for the ClassContinue Reading

Golf Tips Holidays, families and golf seem to be a better fit than ever given the state of current affairs. Outdoor activities have been suggested by the safety experts and social distancing standards and protocols are easy to follow on the golf course. Here is what I am observing aroundContinue Reading

Tuesday, the Blowfish announced the signing of two Lexington County natives to the 2021 roster. Jared Kirven, a catcher from the College of Charleston returns for his third season at The Lex. Kirven was named First Team All-CPL in 2020, finishing the season with a .337 batting average, a teamContinue Reading

By CT McDonald With a 24-0 shutout over Sumter in last week’s 5A lower state title game, Dutch Fork’s varsity football team is set to play for another consecutive state championship on Friday. The Silver Foxes (9-0) will take on T. L. Hanna (7-0) at 7:30 pm in Charlie W.Continue Reading