By CT McDonald End-of-season action is heating up for area high school spring sports teams. Most teams will complete the regular season next week, with many of them playing for a chance to advance to a berth in the playoffs. But today, Thursday, two local girls lacrosse teams are setContinue Reading

Lake Murray has been good to professional angler Anthony Gagliardi. Coming into the event, the Prosperity pro had two major national wins – including the 2014 FLW Cup – and banked nearly a half of a million dollars in career tournament winnings from Lake Murray, alone. April 14, Gagliardi added anotherContinue Reading

Dozens of special needs students from Lexington-Richland School District Five elementary schools, jumped, rolled and raced their way to finish lines as part of the Special Olympics Young Athletes Expo held at Spring Hill High School March 15. The event started as a service project for Spring Hill High School’sContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Spring break starts Friday, with some local teams kicking off the spring tournament ritual late this week and others playing through next week. Irmo’s varsity baseball team will complete a two-game Region 5-4A matchup with A. C. Flora today, Thursday, and then start the Kershaw Richland (KRC)Continue Reading

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