By Thomas Grant Jr. Charlotte, the University of North Carolina, Oregon State and South Carolina all had interest in Irmo’s A.J. Brand. After months of receiving offers, the All-State dual threat quarterback decided to become a Hokie. On his personal Instagram page, he announced Sunday his plans to commit toContinue Reading

Irmo High School International School for the Arts would like to recognize sophomore, Lauren Rice, for representing Irmo at the 2024 SC HOBY Leadership Seminar held at Presbyterian College from May 25-27. Lauren is the daughter of Jennifer Geter Rice and Travis Rice. While the national program attracts more thanContinue Reading

Irmo High School represented the state at the 30th Annual LifeSmarts National Consumer Challenge, held in San Diego, California April 18- 21. Irmo High’s team was one of 47 teams selected nationwide. One of the team’s standout moments was the recognition they received for an anti-counterfeiting poster created by theirContinue 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

The Student Council of Irmo High School International School for the Arts, affectionately known as Irmo StuCo, has been honored with the 2024 National Gold Council of Excellence award by the National Association of Student Councils (NASC), a program supported by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). IrmoContinue 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. Both Irmo and Dutch Fork varsity baseball teams are off to winning starts in region play. The Yellow Jackets won their first two games over Richland Northeast. They defeated the Cavaliers 11-1 in six innings on March 19 behind a one-hit, 13-strikeout performance by pitcher MasonContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Precious Bross is closing out her Irmo High School career swinging for the fences. The University of Georgia-bound senior cracked her fourth home run of the season in Monday’s 15-0 victory over American Leadership Academy.  It was the second straight game with a home run forContinue Reading

A groundbreaking ceremony was conducted for the new wing addition to Irmo High School on March 8. Dr. Kaaren Hampton, the school’s principal, extended a warm welcome to the attendees, including past Lex/Rich District Five board members, politicians, teachers, and students. The groundbreaking was performed by Board Chair Rebecca BlackburnContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The 2021-22 basketball season ended last week for both Irmo-based schools. Both Irmo teams and the Dutch Fork boys were eliminated in the first round. The Lady Yellow Jackets were routed 53-21 by North Myrtle Beach in Class 4A, while the Silver Foxes saw their seasonContinue Reading