By Al Dozier The town of Irmo plans to recognize hometown golf champion Dustin Johnson by naming one of the town’s streets after him. Johnson, the No. 1-ranked golfer in the world who recently reached a record score in his win at the Master’s Tournament in Augusta, Ga., has deepContinue Reading

Thanksgiving and family go together What first attracted me to golf was the picture of families participating together.  The Krapfel’s, Healys, Lusk’s, Chappells, Whittington’s, Chapels, Newnham’s, and Rutherford’s were just a few of the families that invited me to play along with them when I got started in golf. IContinue Reading

By CT McDonald After last week’s second round of varsity football playoff games, there is just one District Five team still in the competition. Dutch Fork (8-0) remains undefeated after the second round 63-42 win against Carolina Forest (8-2) and will play host to, also undefeated, Sumter (8-0) on FridayContinue Reading

A Leaphart Elementary fourth grader is ranked among the fastest female runners in her age group in the country. Dorothy Hutchins won the United States of America Track & Field (USATF) Cross Country Junior Olympics South Carolina State Championship in Newberry November 7. The win qualifies her to compete inContinue Reading

By CT McDonald After winning their first round games last week, both Dutch Fork and Irmo advanced to this week’s second round of the 2020 varsity football playoffs — and they both will be playing on their home fields. Dutch Fork The defending 5A champion Silver Foxes defeated Summerville 42-7Continue Reading

By CT McDonald Chapin varsity football wrapped-up its region schedule at 2-2 with last week’s 35-21 win against Lexington and now plays host to District Five rival Irmo this week in the first of two non-region rival games to complete the regular season. The Eagles (3-2 overall) will take onContinue Reading

By CT McDonald With their varsity football region games completed and the Region 5-5A title secured two weeks ago, the Dutch Fork Silver Foxes added a 21-0 non-region win against Spring Valley last week, and they have just one more game to play in the regular season. The Foxes willContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Irmo’s varsity football Yellow Jackets got one step closer to earning a berth in the Class 4A playoffs with last week’s 33-14 region win against Lugoff-Elgin, and now they have just two tough contests ahead of them to complete the regular season. The first is Friday atContinue Reading

By CT McDonald With Dutch Fork’s 55-13 varsity football win at Lexington last week, the Silver Foxes completed their Region 5-5A schedule at 4-0 and now look outside the conference for opponents to finish the abbreviated 2020-2021 season. They found one. Spring Valley’s Vikings are to visit Dutch Fork FridayContinue Reading

This idea is running parallel to Jordan Speith putting while he is looking at the hole.  In short summary, putting with your eyes closed, your mind can be magical if you learn to utilize it better. Putting can be unimaginably easy if you let it. So practice this and letContinue Reading