By Thomas Grant Jr. Having to wait two weeks to resume play after suffering the first loss of the season is not how Lexington High School hoped to begin the Region 4-5A season. But that’s where the eighth-ranked Wildcats found themselves after losing 14-3 to Gilbert. They return to actionContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. A two-game winning streak has the River Bluff football team entering Region 4-5A play with momentum. The same is true for undefeated and seventh-ranked White Knoll. For the second straight year, the Timberwolves are 5-0 to start the season. This year, they are determined not toContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. It’s the midway point of the season and Gilbert and White Knoll stand as the lone unbeaten in the Lake Murray region. The fourth-ranked Indians knocked off previously undefeated Lexington 14-3 this past Friday at Leonard Price Field. The defense held the Wildcats to a season-lowContinue Reading

Girls’ high school golf is getting into the full swing of their season. Mid Carolina Club in Prosperity hosted the Palmetto Preview on Tuesday, September 5th. The Lady Eagles of Chapin took the Team Championship with a team total of sixteen over par over Dorman High School at twenty-one overContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. This month’s Midlands Striper Club fishing tournament was all about the female anglers. The annual Ladies Tournament took place this past Saturday on Lake Murray. A total of 20 lady anglers participated and hauled in a total of 23 striped bass weighing 124.37 pounds. There wereContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The first set of the latest volleyball matchup between Lexington and River Bluff started Thursday in typical fashion in “The Swamp”. The Lady Wildcats and Lady Gators went back and forth with an array of strikes, blocks, and kills. There were several lead changes and bothContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Previous visits to Williams-Brice Stadium were “pretty cool experiences”, according to Furman safety Hugh Ryan. Playing at Dutch Fork High School afforded him the opportunity to play and win three state championships on the homefield of the University of South Carolina football team. The most notableContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Don’t tell Irmo head coach Aaron Brand that Friday’s Top 10 showdown in Kellytown with Hartsville is a Class 4A championship preview. “It’s only the fourth game,” he said. “Nobody has ever won a title after 4 or 5 weeks.” The sixth-ranked Yellow Jackets refuse toContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. A large exhale could be heard from Dutch Fork High School stadium last Friday. The Silver Foxes finally broke into the win column with the 54-7 rout of Stratford. In snapping the longest losing streak and worst start under head coach Tom Knotts, the defending ClassContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Since a season-opening loss to Irmo, the Chapin High School football team has won three straight games in dominating fashion. Led by quarterback Brady Albro’s 13 touchdowns (12 passing), the Eagles have outscored their last three opponents 128-21. In last Friday’s 27-14 win over Newberry, heContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. From a geographical and competitive standpoint, Lexington and Gilbert make for a natural rivalry. Twelve miles separate the two schools, and the Wildcats and Indians enter Friday’s matchup ranked in their respective Top 10 polls with undefeated marks. All it up together and the timing worksContinue Reading