By CT McDonald Chapin varsity football kicked-off its new season last week with a win, while other Eagle fall sports teams continued their weeks-long campaigns. The Eagles opened the abbreviated football season with a non-region home game against Lower Richland, and they started to get it under control late inContinue Reading

By CT McDonald After a long wait and much debate, public high school football gets under way in South Carolina this week. Other fall sports teams and independent school football teams have been in action for a few weeks, and now it is time for the Friday Night Stadium LightsContinue Reading

Major League Fishing (MLF) and FLW recently announced the 2021 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit schedule, will kick off February 11, 2021 at Lake Okeechobee in Florida, and wrap up August 1, 2021 at the St. Lawrence River in New York. The 26th season of FLW’s top professional circuit will featureContinue Reading

By CT McDonald District Five sports teams have started the new season, and some of them have done it in a big way. IRMO On Tuesday Irmo’s girls varsity tennis team defeated Richland Northeast 6-0 on the road in its season opener, and that one goes on the Region 4-4AContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Some Lexington Five fall sports teams are already active, while others are being phased into the season a week at-a-time. As reported last week, the Class 4A Irmo High teams are starting their seasons in their turn, and so it is with the Lexington Five 5A teams,Continue Reading

  By CT McDonald There is a new baseball championship team based here in the midlands, and its home is west of the Saluda River in Lexington County. West Columbia Post 79 won the South Carolina American League Baseball Summer League (SCALBSL) state championship in a four-team tournament of finalistContinue Reading

Local athletes competed at the National Junior Olympics which was held in Satellite Beach FL Aug. 5-8th.  Chantice Burton, 8, of Irmo competed and placed All American in the 100m and long jump. Jalen King, 16, competed and placed All American in the shot put and discus throw. Chaniya Burton,Continue Reading

By CT McDonald Second round competition of the South Carolina American League Baseball Summer League (SCALBSL) playoffs will wrap up this week with one local area midlands team still in the mix at midweek. After Monday’s first game of the best-of-three second round featuring West Columbia Post 79 and FlorenceContinue Reading

Chapin High School varsity cheerleader Sarah Miller has been named the South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) Division 5A Cheerleader of the Year. “I’m so honored to receive this award and couldn’t be more grateful to have been on a team with the hardest working group of girls I know,”Continue Reading