By Thomas Grant Jr. High school players from the town of Irmo and surrounding Lake Murray towns were well-represented in this year’s South Carolina Football Coaches Association All-State teams. Class 4A Lower State runner-up Irmo had eight players selected to the first team. Meanwhile, repeat Class 5A champion Dutch ForkContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Another All-Star Game which took place Dec. 8 was the third annual Palmetto I-20 Classic at Zemp Stadium in Camden. Team Savage came away with the 34-24 victory over Team Nasty. Both quarterbacks Breylon Boyd of Ridge View and Harrison Collins of Blythewood threw touchdown passesContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Three teams in three games in Lexington County with a chance at a state championship berth. Those are the stakes for White Knoll, Brookland-Cayce, Gray Collegiate and White Knoll this Friday. The winners earn a trip to Orangeburg to play for a championship at Oliver C.Continue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. It’s Week Two of the South Carolina high school football playoffs. Seven teams remain in the hunt for state titles. In the case of Northside Christian Academy, it’s one victory away from reaching the SCISA final for the first time since 2017. The Crusaders held offContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. There’s one person on the Lexington football team who knows what to expect Friday night at The Reservation. Fortunately, it’s head coach Dustin Curtis. Last year as Dorman head coach, his team visited the proud home stadium of Gaffney football for a region game. The hostContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Win or hope not to stay home. That’s the scenario both Chapin and River Bluff face this Friday when they meet in the regular-seasonfinale at Cecil Woolbright Field. Both teams share the game overall and Region 4-5A record. The Eagles (5-4, 0-3) and Gators (5-4, 0-3)areContinue Reading

The Region 4-5A title may have been settled last week by White Knoll, which has a bye before the playoffs. However, the stakes are very high this week in the final two games of the regular season in the region. In one matchup, defending Class 5A champion Dutch Fork playsContinue Reading

Head coach Dean Howell just got accustomed to Friday morning games. Northside Christian Academy opted for an early start to Week 8 for its home finale. The Crusaders came away with its biggest point total and margin of victory of the season against winless Palmetto Christian. The 60-20 win sawContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Week 7 might go down as a changing of the guard in Region 4-5A. Since Tom Knotts took over the Dutch Fork football program in 2010, the school has won or shared the region title every year. The Silver Foxes also entered this season with aContinue Reading