By Thomas Grant, Jr. Chapin High School celebrated its student-athletes during its Spring Sports signing day on April 17th. Nine exceptional individuals committed to continuing their athletic endeavors at colleges and universities by signing letters of intent. The accomplished signees and their respective sports programs are as follows: These dedicatedContinue Reading

From the College of Charleston Sports Information Office Freshman pitcher Hayden Thomas of the College of Charleston was named the Colonial Athletic Association’s Co-Rookie of the Week. The Brookland-Cayce High School graduate picked up his first career win and save against William and Mary. He allowed only two hits whileContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. For the second time in four months, Cam Scott took part in a signing day at Lexington High School. This time, the All-State state champion shooting guard inked his letter of intent to an in-state school. After receiving a release from the University of Texas, ScottContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant, Jr. The Chapin weightlifting team, under the leadership of head coach David Prince, won the Class 5A state weightlifting championship on March 27. Russell Gentry placed 1st and John Rossi was 3rd in the 160-pound weight class. (Photo by Chapin Eagle Club)Continue Reading

Paul Erickson of Chapin proudly displays his latest fishing conquest—a whopping 10lb. 4 oz. largemouth bass caught in a private pond near Lake Murray. As a catch and release fisherman, Paul ensures the preservation of the local ecosystem by returning his catches to the water after admiration. With his impressiveContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The “farewell tour” for retiring River Bluff boys soccer coach Phil Savitz provided another moment of recognition. On Thursday, he was presented with the Order of the Silver Crescent. This esteemed honor, established by former Gov. John C. West in 1971, recognizes Savitz’s contributions and dedicatedContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. For River Bluff High School graduates Cooper Johns, Tyson Trottier and Drew Beard, Saturday’s visit with The Citadel was a “Homecoming”. The Gator trio was back in “The Swamp” Saturday with the Bulldogs’ football team which held their 11th spring practice session. The Citadel went through variousContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. A Northeast graduate became a part of college basketball history Sunday afternoon. Center Ashley Watkins of Cardinal Newman helped the University of South Carolina complete an undefeated championship season. The top-ranked Gamecocks defeated Iowa 87-75 to win the NCAA Tournament for the third time in sevenContinue Reading

Over the weekend, young angler Kaden, aged 9, hailing from Red Bank, accomplished a remarkable feat by landing a striper from the dock at the public boat ramp on the Irmo side of the dam. Kaden’s strategic use of herring purchased from Lake World played a crucial role in hisContinue Reading