Dutch Fork’s Casey Waites calls it a career By Thomas Grant Jr. The 2024 high school spring sports will truly go down as one highlighted by the changing of the guard. Dutch Fork baseball coach Casey Waites became the latest long tenured sideline leader to call it a tenure. HeContinue Reading

The 11-year wait for the Coastal Plain League championship ended last August for the Lexington County Blowfish. As Ryan Ouzts caught the final out in the 7-5 victory over Wilmington, the franchise had finally achieved the goal obtained one other time in its history in 2012. Instead of the CapitalContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant, Jr. Lexington County, SC — The South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association’s North/South All-Star Games will bring the high school baseball season to an exciting conclusion in Lexington County on May 29-30. Schedule and Venues Day One – May 29: Select Game: Lexington Ballpark, starting at 2:30 p.m.Continue Reading

The 2025 baseball season ended this past weekend with back-to-back 1-run losses in the Upper State playoffs. The Silver Foxes opened Friday against Region 4-5A rival Lexington. They took a 2-0 lead in the Bottom 5th as Raleigh Salters and Jarvis Jackson both scored on an error off a ballContinue Reading

Only two of the four Region 4-A baseball teams remain in contention in the Class 5A playoffs. In one case, Lexington has advanced to the Upper State playoffs in dramatic fashion. The Wildcats rallied from an early deficit to defeat Spartanburg 2-1 to win the District 1 Bracket on Monday.Continue Reading

From the College of Charleston Sports Information Office Freshman pitcher Hayden Thomas of the College of Charleston was named the Colonial Athletic Association’s Co-Rookie of the Week. The Brookland-Cayce High School graduate picked up his first career win and save against William and Mary. He allowed only two hits whileContinue Reading

From the Wofford College Sports Information Office Wofford College sophomore Zac Cowan, a graduate of Blythewood High School, earned Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday. He is the second Terrier to be recognized this season as Braden Hofmeyer earned the recognition on March 4. This is also Cowan’sContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. With three straight wins last week, the Irmo baseball team finds itself in contention for a first-round Class 4A home playoff game. The Yellow Jackets opened at Lugoff-Elgin Tuesday as part of a home-at-home series. A sweep would put Irmo in position to take sole ownershipContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Both Dutch Fork and Irmo baseball teams have stayed in action during Spring Break. The Silver Foxes enter Wednesday with a 2-0 record at the Forest Acres Classic at A.C. Flora High School. They opened the tournament Monday losing 4-2 to Miller School of Abermarle outContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The South Carolina Diamond Invitational makes its return Wednesday at Blythewood High School. This year’s field includes public and private schools from throughout the state. Among the participants is Lexington, which is the defending champion and has won two of the last three tournaments. Here isContinue Reading