Two Lexington-Richland School District Five wrestlers won state titles during the individual state wrestling championships February 26 at the Anderson Civic Center. Irmo High School’s Justin Hayes won his second state championship as he claimed the Class 4A 160-pound crown. Hayes won at 152 last year. Chapin High School’s PatrickContinue Reading

Rawls Creek Tennis hosted a Club Championship tournament on Saturday, February 26 at their facility located at 2121 Lake Murray Blvd. Emma Buchman and Libby Hagins won the 2.5 division. Hagins, after playing 4 straight matches back to back in two different divisions, came through to win the 2.5 divisionContinue Reading

Nora Hanson of Columbia was recognized at the Statehouse February 24 for receiving two World Karate Titles at the North American Sport Karate Association’s Banquet held recently in Chicago. Hanson is a twelve-year-old straight A student at Irmo Middle School who also plays the violin and soccer. She earned herContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Dutch Fork and Irmo varsity boys basketball teams took their campaigns to the semifinals before closing out their seasons. After their quarterfinal win over Sumter, the Silver Foxes faced Fort Dorchester in the 5A lower state semifinal round at the Florence Center, and it was close. DutchContinue Reading

Two Chapin High School varsity cheerleaders have earned statewide recognition. Anna Ruff was named the South Carolina 2021 State 5A Cheerleader of the Year and Macie Dickey was selected as the 2021-2022 Region V 5A Most Valuable Player. Ruff has been on the Chapin Cheerleading team for six years andContinue Reading

By CT McDonald District Five varsity basketball teams have started their region games with some recently recording victories at a greater rate than before, while others have stayed on a winning path consistent with their season performances. Dutch Fork’s girls have recorded nothing but wins since resuming the regular seasonContinue Reading

An Irmo Middle School sixth-grader earned two world karate titles at the North American Sport Karate Association (NASKA) 2021 awards banquet in Chicago on January 20th.  Nora Hanson was awarded  Overall Grand Champion in the 10-11 year-old Girls Black Belt Sparring division and World Champion in the 11 and Under Girls OpenContinue Reading

Congratulations to Irmo High School International School for the Arts Varsity Basketball Coach Tim Whipple for achieving his 800TH career win last week. What an incredible moment in School District Five.Continue Reading

By CT McDonald Nearing the midway point of the District Five winter break, holiday tournaments are already underway with more to come next week. After last week’s district matchups between Irmo, Dutch Fork and Chapin, they all go their separate ways this week and next as some of them participateContinue Reading

Six Lexington-Richland School District Five football players have been selected to the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas roster. Players selected to play on the South Carolina roster include: Ethan Benson (Dutch Fork High offensive lineman), Nick Emmanwori (Irmo High safety), Alec Johnson (Chapin High offensive lineman), Zavier Short (Chapin HighContinue Reading