Special to the Lake Murray News The Midlands Striper Club held its monthly tournament on Lake Murray out of Acapulco, SC on Feb. 17. Twenty-two teams participated in the event bringing thirty-four striped bass to the scales weighing a total of 278.67 pounds with an 8.20-pound average. Fifteen teams wereContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. It’s a new era of athletic leadership at Gilbert High School. For eight years, the school had thrived with Chad Leaphart as both athletics director and head football coach. With his departure last December to replace David Bennett as Lexington School District One’s District Athletics Director,Continue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The final home game for top-ranked Lexington boys’ basketball team’s heralded senior class ended in another victory. The Wildcats defeated Sumter 57-37 in the third round of the Class 5A Lower State playoffs. It was the 25th straight home win for Lexington, the last loss occurringContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Student-athletes in the Lake Murray area were recognized Wednesday for signing with the college or university of their choice. It was the traditional National Signing Day as those who opted not to sign early made their commitments official. Lexington and Chapin also had large signing classesContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Only one Lexington County school remained in the running for a state wrestling title.Gilbert reached the Class 3A Lower State final Wednesday to face Dreher after defeating Darlington and Waccamaw at home Feb. 3 and Aynor 49-30 on the road Monday. Ironically, Dreher is the siteContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Some high school basketball teams enter the final week of the regular season looking to either clinch region titles or solidify playoff berths. The Brookland-Cayce boys basketball team clinched fourth place in Region 5-3A following a 62-58 win over Gilbert. Meanwhile, the Lady Bearcats needed winsContinue Reading

Timberlake Country Club has achieved notable recognition by being ranked as the fourth most improved golf course for 2024 by GolfPass Digest. This accolade reflects years of dedicated redevelopment and repair efforts around the course, resulting in a classic design reminiscent of traditional Scottish links courses featuring water features, potContinue Reading