By CT McDonald The spring sports season is not over yet. Some local teams are still in contention, and some will start competition this week. Softball: Chapin advanced through the 5A Lower District 6 brackets undefeated and capped it off with a 5-4 win against Ashley Ridge last week toContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Some local softball and baseball teams were still standing in the spring sports playoffs at midweek while others have ended their 2022 – 2023 season. Softball: Dutch Fork started the 5A Upper District 1 playoffs last week with a 7-1 win against T.L. Hanna and then lostContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Some spring sports playoffs have completed, others are nearing the finals, and still others have just started this week. The lacrosse state finals completed last week at Irmo High School after both the girls and boys Chapin teams advanced to the semifinals but fell one game shortContinue Reading

By CT McDonald While the varsity lacrosse playoffs approach the finals games this week, the boys tennis postseason games are just getting underway. Girls and boys varsity lacrosse teams will play for their state championships Saturday at Irmo High School, with some local teams just missing a shot at theContinue 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

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 on March 15. The event started as a service project for Spring Hill HighContinue Reading

By CT McDonald With the varsity basketball regular season winding down this week, the Irmo boys clawed their way back to the top of Region 5-AAAA last week, along with A. C. Flora and Ridge View in conference wins and losses. At the same time, the Irmo girls hold steadyContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Last week was good and bad for Irmo’s varsity basketball teams: The girls won two home games and the boys lost two. With last week’s victories, the Lady Yellow Jackets improved to 3-3 in Region 5-AAAA and 8-10 overall with a 56-42 win against Lugoff-Elgin (LE) andContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Irmo’s varsity basketball teams lost region games against Westwood last week, with the boys going into double overtime before it was over. This puts the boys at 3-1 in Region 5-AAAA and 17-3 overall, while the girls are now at 6-10, 1-3. That also makes it aContinue Reading

By CT McDonald The end of the 2022 regular high school football season is already approaching, and local teams are gearing up to make every game count. After shutting out White Knoll in its first Region 4-5A game of the season last week, Dutch Fork’s varsity football team is nowContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Local teams are active this week — without the threat of a tropical storm interrupting their schedules. DUTCH FORK After last week’s vacant date, Dutch Fork’s varsity football team will be back at it this week in its first Region 4-5A game of the season. The SilverContinue Reading