By CT McDonald Irmo’s varsity boys basketball program and veteran head coach Tim Whipple recorded another state championship last week, adding to a long history of appearances in the state finals for the school, the program and its coach. Already owning the Region 5-4A title and the lower state championship,Continue Reading

By CT McDonald After winning the 4A lower state championship last week, the Irmo boys varsity basketball team will play for its sixth state title tonight, Thursday, in Aiken. The Yellow Jackets will take on upper state champion Lancaster at 7 pm in the USC Aiken Convocation Center in theContinue Reading

Senior Saanvi Cherukumalli has been named the Sonic Friday Night Rivals Crosby Roofing Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She has played tennis for Irmo High School for the past 6 years. She received a $5,000 scholarship. Cherukmalli has plans to study finance in college.Continue Reading

By CT McDonald Irmo’s varsity boys basketball team is headed to the 4A Lower State Championship game this week after winning the quarterfinal round at home earlier in the week. The Yellow Jackets (24-5) will take on Hartsville (14-13) at 7:30 pm at the Florence Civic Center on Friday inContinue Reading

By CT McDonald With the varsity basketball regular season winding down this week, the Irmo boys clawed their way back to the top of Region 5-AAAA last week, along with A. C. Flora and Ridge View in conference wins and losses. At the same time, the Irmo girls hold steadyContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Last week was good and bad for Irmo’s varsity basketball teams: The girls won two home games and the boys lost two. With last week’s victories, the Lady Yellow Jackets improved to 3-3 in Region 5-AAAA and 8-10 overall with a 56-42 win against Lugoff-Elgin (LE) andContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Irmo’s varsity basketball teams lost region games against Westwood last week, with the boys going into double overtime before it was over. This puts the boys at 3-1 in Region 5-AAAA and 17-3 overall, while the girls are now at 6-10, 1-3. That also makes it aContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Irmo’s varsity basketball teams are off to a good start in region competition after last week’s wins in the Region 5-AAAA openers. The Lady Yellow Jackets earned their second straight victory with the 42-26 win against Richland Northeast in the region opener on the road last week.Continue Reading