The weather may be cooler but the fishing is still hot on Lake Murray! The Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board welcomes two fishing tournaments this month to Lake Murray. The Carolinas Bass Challenge Classic and Major League Fishing’s Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship will take place inContinue Reading

Connor Engel is beginning the 2021 season as a member of the Central Methodist Eagles football roster. The Irmo native and former Dutch Fork player will be competing with the Eagles in the NAIA’s Heart of America Conference. See their full schedule at Since its founding in 1854, CMUContinue Reading

By CT McDonald After a rough start to the regular season last week because of numerous virus related rescheduled games, postponements and cancelations, none of the three District Five varsity football teams had a game scheduled this week — for various reasons. Dutch Fork secured a game at Class 3AContinue Reading

“He’s a heck of an athlete, dedicated to the sport, with great athletic ability.” – Sean Fink, trainer DeAundre Pettus is an up-and-coming professional boxer working out of the White Rock Boxing facility near Ballentine. The 2017 Golden Gloves winner is looking forward to his fifth professional fight on Saturday,Continue Reading

Dutch Fork High School has canceled this Friday’s upcoming football game against Gaffney High out of respect for the passing of one of their players who passed during practice on Tuesday, Aug. 24. The student-athlete was identified as Jack Alkhatib, 17 years old. The Dutch Fork football Twitter account postedContinue Reading

By CT McDonald There is no question about it; the high school fall sports season is about to get under way with all of the 2021 – 2022 action straight ahead. Sportsaramas and jamborees are happening this weekend in the midlands and around the state, Lexington-Richland District Five — andContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Lexington Post 7 made it to last week’s South Carolina American Legion Baseball (ALB) state finals before being eliminated while Chapin/Newberry Post 193/24 and West Columbia Post 79 completed their seasons in the week leading up to the finals tournament. Post 7 took an early 2-0 leadContinue Reading

By CT McDonald South Carolina American Legion Baseball state finals are under way this week with a midlands team in competition. Lexington Post 7 beat West Columbia Post 79 last week in the second round to advance to the finals tournament against Camden Post 17, which defeated Chapin/Newberry Post 193/24Continue Reading