By Thomas Grant Jr. FLORENCE | The memories of past state semifinal losses hung over the Lexington High School team Friday. The Florence Civic Center was where the Wildcats made their last Class 5A Lower State final appearance in 2019. They lost to Berkeley in what was legendary head coachContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Another “coaching tree” member of legendary Lexington High School head coach Bailey Harris is a win away from a state championship game appearance. Greer head coach Devin Liferidge has his team in the Class 4A Upper State title game at 4 p.m. Wednesday. The Yellow JacketsContinue 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

Both Lexington teams opened defense of their Region 4-5A titles with a home sweep of Chapin Tuesday. In the girls’ game, the Lady Wildcats held off a late rally to defeat the Lady Eagles 54-50.Izzy Saville led all scorers with 17 points. Sydni Anderson finished with 14 points and EvieContinue 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

The defending Class 5A champion Lexington High School varsity competitive cheer team won the Wildcat Classic this past weekend at home. The Junior Varsity team also won its division. Featured photo: Lexington High School varsity teams PHOTOS BY LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOLContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Having to wait two weeks to resume play after suffering the first loss of the season is not how Lexington High School hoped to begin the Region 4-5A season. But that’s where the eighth-ranked Wildcats found themselves after losing 14-3 to Gilbert. They return to actionContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The first set of the latest volleyball matchup between Lexington and River Bluff started Thursday in typical fashion in “The Swamp”. The Lady Wildcats and Lady Gators went back and forth with an array of strikes, blocks, and kills. There were several lead changes and bothContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The start of Region 4-5A volleyball play means the anticipation of the annual clashes between town rivals Lexington and River Bluff. Each year, the two teams’ regular-season matchups take on a playoff atmosphere whether in The Swamp or Wildcat Gymnasium. The former is the site forContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Lexington County schools enjoyed athletic success this year with state titles in baseball and competitive cheer as well as state runners-up in the latter sport, golf and volleyball. Lexington, Chapin, and River Bluff all placed in the top 10 of the Class 5A Carlisle Cup standingsContinue Reading