By Thomas Grant, Jr. Defending Coastal Plain League champion Lexington County Blowfish held its second annual “Hooties” Night this past Friday. The contest against the Macon Bacon saw the team wear their Hooties themed jerseys which were auctioned off online. Proceeds from the event benefitted the Lexington Medical Center FoundationContinue Reading

Leesville – The 19th Annual Weekend With The Pros is set to return to Lake Murray at Captain’s Choice Marine on June 7 and 8. This exciting, family-friendly event will feature world-class wakeboarders Bec Gange and Parker Swope, offering attendees the chance to experience the thrill of wakeboarding up close.Continue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Precious Bross of Irmo High School had a perfect ending to her high school softball career. The University of Georgia signee and All-State senior had the game-winning hit at the North/South All-Star game held at Lexington High School. Playing for the South Class 3A/4A team, BrossContinue Reading

On May 17 Irmo Little League participated in Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Pitch Hit and Run Competition for local youth baseball players around the United States and internationally. This week, winners were announced and certificates presented. The Brother and Sister duo of Luke Sevilla and Grace Sevilla, earned top scoresContinue Reading

A season that started in the G League ended with Memphis Grizzlies forward G.G. Jackson receiving recognition from the NBA. The former Ridge View state champion and former University of South Carolina forward was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second team on May 20. The youngest player in the NBA,Continue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The opening weekend for the Lexington County Blowfish was filled with action both game and non-game related at the stadium. The defending Coastal Plain League champions split their first two home games. On Friday, it jumped out to a seven-run lead before holding on for theContinue Reading

On Saturday, May 25, Irmo Mayor Bill Danielson threw out the first pitch during Irmo Night at the Blowfish ballpark. The Lexington County Blowfish honor local municipalities and businesses by inviting them to throw out pitches before the game. Mayor Danielson impressed the crowd by throwing a strike from theContinue Reading

Dutch Fork’s Casey Waites calls it a career By Thomas Grant Jr. The 2024 high school spring sports will truly go down as one highlighted by the changing of the guard. Dutch Fork baseball coach Casey Waites became the latest long tenured sideline leader to call it a tenure. HeContinue Reading

The 11-year wait for the Coastal Plain League championship ended last August for the Lexington County Blowfish. As Ryan Ouzts caught the final out in the 7-5 victory over Wilmington, the franchise had finally achieved the goal obtained one other time in its history in 2012. Instead of the CapitalContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant, Jr. Lexington County, SC — The South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association’s North/South All-Star Games will bring the high school baseball season to an exciting conclusion in Lexington County on May 29-30. Schedule and Venues Day One – May 29: Select Game: Lexington Ballpark, starting at 2:30 p.m.Continue Reading