By Thomas Grant, Jr. Only two of the four Region 4-A baseball teams remain in contention in the Class 5A playoffs. In one case, Lexington has advanced to the Upper State playoffs in dramatic fashion. The Wildcats rallied from an early deficit to defeat Spartanburg 2-1 to win the DistrictContinue 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. The South Carolina Diamond Invitational makes its return Wednesday at Blythewood HighSchool. This year’s field includes public and private schools from throughout the state. Among theparticipants is Lexington, which is the defending champion and has won two of the last threetournaments.   Here is the scheduleContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Both Chapin High School soccer teams entered Spring Valley atop the Region 4-5A standings. On Friday, the Lady Eagles got a goal from Natalia Todaro and five saves from goalkeepers Addison Bagnal and Olivia Bradley for the 1-0 road victory over River Bluff. They improved toContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The summer of Irmo Little League Baseball continues Monday in Taylor, Mich. A week after the senior team reached the Senior League World Series in Easley, the junior program now gets its turn. The team won the Southeast Region in Bridgewater, Va., beating out seven stateContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. It was eight years ago when the Blowfish baseball organization made the trek from Columbia across Lake Murray to Lexington County. On Saturday night, the team wearing the Lake Murray Blue jerseys completed its mission of bringing a Coastal Plain League title to the county andContinue Reading