By Thomas Grant Jr. A 4-0 start for the first time since 2017 and the highest poll ranking usually prompts plenty of self-back patting and reasons to boast. For an Irmo High School football team with higher aspirations, any type of celebration is still a couple of months away. IfContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Don’t tell Irmo head coach Aaron Brand that Friday’s Top 10 showdown in Kellytown with Hartsville is a Class 4A championship preview. “It’s only the fourth game,” he said. “Nobody has ever won a title after 4 or 5 weeks.” The sixth-ranked Yellow Jackets refuse toContinue Reading

Irmo High School Cross Country Team will be honoring the legacy of Coach Mike Moore with a home Cross Country meet on September 23, 2023, at Saluda Shoals.  The Inaugural Mike Moore Classic Alumni Race will be held at Saluda Shoals on Saturday, September 23 at 7 a.m., before theContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. It’s a tale of two high school football teams going in opposite directions in the town of Irmo. Irmo High School is off to a 2-0 start for the third time under head coach Aaron Brand. The new additions on offense in transfers running back JadenContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Certainty and uncertainty. It’s how Irmo and Chapin are approaching their Week 0 matchup. As of Monday, the location of the matchup remained in question. Originally scheduled for Cecil Woolbright Field, ongoing renovations to the seating and plumbing have put the home opener in an uncertainContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The “buzz” is back at Irmo High School. Under head coach Aaron Brand, the Yellow Jackets have worked diligently to revive the team’s proud football legacy. In Year Three, the team is truly ready to hit the “Gas” on achieving success beyond a region title. “WeContinue Reading

Pictured left to right Irmo 1972 alumni Paula Ashley and Melody Clowney Whitworth hand over two $500 checks for both the Irmo High Student Council and the Sunshine Teachers Fund to Administrative Assistant Shauna Dorn at the IHS office on June 14. The funds were left over from the 50th-year reunion for the class ofContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The Home Run Derby is not the only event drawing athletes to Seattle, Washington during Major League Baseball All-Star Week. A softball tournament involving the top national talent in the Class of 2024 will include All-State senior shortstop Precious Bross of Irmo High School. The UniversityContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Irmo’s varsity boys basketball program and veteran head coach Tim Whipple recorded another state championship last week, adding to a long history of appearances in the state finals for the school, the program and its coach. Already owning the Region 5-4A title and the lower state championship,Continue Reading

By CT McDonald After winning the 4A lower state championship last week, the Irmo boys varsity basketball team will play for its sixth state title tonight, Thursday, in Aiken. The Yellow Jackets will take on upper state champion Lancaster at 7 pm in the USC Aiken Convocation Center in theContinue Reading