Irmo, South Carolina, February 27, 2024 – Jake Coucoules emerged victorious at the 2024 Yamaha Rightwaters Bassmaster Kayak Series at Lake Murray, scoring a two-day total of 188.75 inches. The tournament, featuring a record-breaking regular season attendance of 258 kayak anglers nationwide, took place on February 24-25 and offered overContinue Reading

Students from Lexington-Richland School District Five achieved outstanding success at the South Carolina Dance Association (SCDA) Dance Team Championship. Held on February 17, 2024, at Irmo High School, the SCDA State Championship witnessed the participation of numerous students from Chapin Middle, Chapin High, Dutch Fork Middle, and Dutch Fork High,Continue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. If the results of this past week’s Capital City Classic are any indication, it looks like a special season ahead for Dutch Fork boys’ soccer. The Silver Foxes’ 8-0 shutout over Lugoff-Elgin in the Silver Division final played Sunday at Gray Collegiate Academy was a punctuationContinue Reading

Special to the Lake Murray News The Midlands Striper Club held its monthly tournament on Lake Murray out of Acapulco, SC on Feb. 17. Twenty-two teams participated in the event bringing thirty-four striped bass to the scales weighing a total of 278.67 pounds with an 8.20-pound average. Fifteen teams wereContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The 2021-22 basketball season ended last week for both Irmo-based schools. Both Irmo teams and the Dutch Fork boys were eliminated in the first round. The Lady Yellow Jackets were routed 53-21 by North Myrtle Beach in Class 4A, while the Silver Foxes saw their seasonContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Irmo’s two high schools had a busy National Signing Day. Irmo and Dutch Fork both had 21 seniors recognized after signing their respective letters of intent. Even early signees like future University of Georgia shortstop Precious Bross took park in the ceremony held at Irmo HighContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The final week of the regular season finds the Dutch Fork girls’ basketball team facing two prospects. The Lady Silver Foxes moved a step closer to the Region 4-5A title with a 71-26 rout of River Bluff. Michaela Fairwell had a game-high 22 points and AliyahContinue Reading

Timberlake Country Club has achieved notable recognition by being ranked as the fourth most improved golf course for 2024 by GolfPass Digest. This accolade reflects years of dedicated redevelopment and repair efforts around the course, resulting in a classic design reminiscent of traditional Scottish links courses featuring water features, potContinue Reading

Photo by Trey Love Photography  Irmo Middle School recorded its most successful middle school wrestling season in school history under first-year Head Coach – Tommy Sevilla. Sevilla’s squad of mostly first-year wrestlers and 4 – 7th graders, would send a record 8 wrestlers to the South Carolina High School LeagueContinue Reading