By Thomas Grant Jr. Call this week the “calm before the storm” in American Legion baseball. It’s a relatively light schedule for Lexington Post 7, West Columbia Post 79, and Chapin/Newberry Post 193/24. The three teams will play a combined three games all out of their respective leagues. The followingContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Since 1929, aspiring youth baseball players have found a home to compete with the South Carolina American Legion. With chapters throughout the Palmetto State, it has seen numerous alumnus go on to play either college or Major League Baseball. The list of renowned former South CarolinaContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. An undermanned Irmo Post 7 Junior team managed just two regular season victories. Now at full strength, the team is three wins shy of a South Carolina American Legion title. Irmo Post 7 routed defending champion Lexington Post 7 18-2 in three innings of the decidingContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Having swept Mid-Carolina in the first round of the S.C. American Legion Baseball Junior League playoffs, Irmo Post 7 looked to move a step closer to the state tournament. Standing in the way was its fellow American Legion Post 7 member and defending state champion Lexington.Continue Reading

Lexington County deputies have arrested a Little Mountain woman accused of shooting at two men as they were driving on a road. Breasia Bowers, 21, is charged with two counts of attempted murder, discharging a firearm into a vehicle and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrestContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. League III in South Carolina American Legion baseball now includes three of its last six state champions. Falling behind early in the standings is something the teams in that league want to avoid. As of this past Tuesday, Chapin/Newberry Post 193/24 was still seeking its firstContinue 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