By CT McDonald While Chapin’s varsity boys soccer team prepares for the 5A state finals this week, other local area teams have also advanced through their respective postseason tournaments. The Eagles recorded two shutouts in the run-up to this week’s semifinal round, and then won that on Monday to advanceContinue Reading

By CT McDonald While some early playoff games are coming to an end others are just getting started, and local teams are right there again. Dutch Fork and Chapin’s varsity girls lacrosse teams took their seasons into the playoffs and just recently completed their runs in the brackets. After theirContinue Reading

The Ben Lippen Varsity Wrestling Team 2021-2022 SCISA Class 3A State Champions were recognized & congratulated at the Statehouse on Wednesday, April 27, 2021. Pictured Below: Ben Lippen Varsity Wrestling Team, Head Coach Bert Medlin, Asst Coaches Wes Hester & Chris Sample, Athletic Director Shannon Glenn, Representative Chris Hart andContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Lacrosse playoffs kicked off this week, and some District Five varsity teams are already getting results in the postseason competition. Dutch Fork’s varsity girls recorded only one region loss during the regular season and they started the playoffs Tuesday with a 16-6 win against Socastee to advanceContinue Reading

By CT McDonald All three of the District Five varsity baseball teams are competing in tournaments this week, with the few remaining region games just ahead. Dutch Fork and Chapin are playing in the South Carolina Diamond Invitational hosted by Blythewood High School. The event runs Tuesday through Saturday withContinue Reading

By CT McDonald There are just more than two weeks left in the lacrosse regular season, and local teams are in high gear as they compete in their few remaining league games. Chapin’s varsity boys have won all four of their 5A District 4 matchups with another one on tapContinue Reading

By CT McDonald All three of the District Five varsity soccer programs recently started region games with wins and losses scattered throughout the early schedule. After a win and three losses before region games started, the Irmo varsity boys soccer team kicked off Region 4-4A games with a 2-0 winContinue Reading

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

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

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

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