By CT McDonald After last year’s spring sports season was disrupted by the COVID-19 virus, it’s back to business now with sports tournaments highlighting the annual spring break holidays. And some local teams are right in the middle of it. Dutch Fork’s defending 5A state champion baseball team (2019 stateContinue Reading

By CT McDonald After the 2019-2020 spring sports season was canceled because of the pandemic, the Silver Fox varsity baseball team has picked up where it left off earlier, after winning the 2018-2019 Class 5A state title against Blythewood. As is customary in the baseball playoffs, that was a best-two-of-threeContinue Reading

  By CT McDonald There is a new baseball championship team based here in the midlands, and its home is west of the Saluda River in Lexington County. West Columbia Post 79 won the South Carolina American League Baseball Summer League (SCALBSL) state championship in a four-team tournament of finalistContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Second round competition of the South Carolina American League Baseball Summer League (SCALBSL) playoffs will wrap up this week with one local area midlands team still in the mix at midweek. After Monday’s first game of the best-of-three second round featuring West Columbia Post 79 and FlorenceContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Local South Carolina American League Summer Baseball (SCALSB) teams got the playoffs started early this week in the best-of-three format, with second round games set to begin before week’s end. West Columbia Post 79 completed the regular season as the undisputed winner of the Midlands Division andContinue Reading

By CT McDonald South Carolina American League Summer Baseball (SCALSB) teams will complete their regular seasons this week, and the playoffs are just ahead for this year’s independent version of American Legion Baseball. West Columbia Post 79 (WCP79) leads the Midlands Division without any threat to its position as theContinue Reading