By Thomas Grant Jr. Chapin/Newberry Post 193/24 is competing in a new Upstate league in American Legion baseball. It currently stands in second behind Golden Strip Post 271 out of Simpsonville in the League VI standings. On Monday, Chapin/Newberry won its fourth straight game overall and first in league playContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The state of South Carolina will have at least one representative at the College World Series. Shortstop Colby Shelton, a native of Lexington, earned a trip to Omaha, Neb. with the University of Florida this past weekend at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Returning to his home state,Continue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Rain forced the Lexington County Blowfish to reshuffle its schedule. Following an exhibition game against the Kingsmen Friday, the Blowfish played host to a doubleheader Sunday against the Florence Flamingos. Game One saw Lexington County fall into a 3-0 hole after one inning. Starter Charles HerringContinue Reading

Leesville – The 19th Annual Weekend With The Pros is set to return to Lake Murray at Captain’s Choice Marine on June 7 and 8. This exciting, family-friendly event will feature world-class wakeboarders Bec Gange and Parker Swope, offering attendees the chance to experience the thrill of wakeboarding up close.Continue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. A comeback victory in walk-off fashion was commonplace throughout Lexington High School’s run to a Class 5A baseball title. Wildcat Stadium served as the site for Lexington Post 7’s season-opening victory Monday night. Fittingly, it came courtesy of the bat of a member of the stateContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. It’s not just about college baseball at Lexington County Blowfish games. This first full week of action provided the usual family-friendly activities for all ages. From “Dog Day Tuesday” where ticket purchasers could bring along their favorite canine for free to the weekend fireworks shows, there’sContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The opening weekend for the Lexington County Blowfish was filled with action both game and non-game related at the stadium. The defending Coastal Plain League champions split their first two home games. On Friday, it jumped out to a seven-run lead before holding on for theContinue Reading

A season that started in the G League ended with Memphis Grizzlies forward G.G. Jackson receiving recognition from the NBA. The former Ridge View state champion and former University of South Carolina forward was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second team on May 20. The youngest player in the NBA,Continue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The 11-year wait for state baseball title number seven ended Friday for Lexington High School. The Wildcats completed a Best-of-3 series sweep of Ashley Ridge 3-1 in Summerville to win the Class 5A title. Its title is the first since 2013 for Lexington (, which finishedContinue Reading