By Thomas Grant Jr. The high school football playoffs are over, but the All-Star season is in full gear. This weekend will see a pair of games featuring some of the top players from Richland and Lexington counties. Palmetto I-20 Classic The third edition of the All-Star game takes placeContinue Reading

Students from the National Honors Society, Key Club, The Academic Leadership Academy, NJROTC, Beta Club and the Wingmen Club at Chapin High School participated in the Student Government’s Trick-Or-Canning annual canned food drive. They delivered more than 2,000 cans to The Chapin We Care Food Bank.Continue Reading

Special to New Chapin News The Chapin football team has experienced the full spectrum of the highs and lows of sports over the past two weeks. A week ago, the Eagles pulled out a 41-38 victory over River Bluff in the regular-season finale. Chase Cline’s 49-yard field goal earned ChapinContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Justin Gentry has coached in many memorable high school football games in his career. Add last Friday’s 41-38 victory over River Bluff to that list. The two teams combined for 700 total yards, 79 points, seven lead changes and three ties before getting decided on aContinue Reading

The Chapin High School girls swimming team placed 2nd at the S.C. High School League championships this past weekend. It was the highest finish in school history as the Lady Eagles’ finished behind Fort Mill. Among the medalist were Reagan Sherrard (50 Free – 2nd place), Jackie Bonnavilla (100-yard FlyContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. It appears the Chapin football team will be very active during the idle period.   While scheduled for a bye Friday, head coach Justin Gentry promised to hold a Monday practice following the 22-14 loss at Lexington. “We’re going to regroup,” he said. “I originally wasContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Region 4-5A play is starting at the right time for Chapin High School. The Eagles (5-1) head to Wildcat Stadium Friday to face Lexington riding a dominant five-game winning streak. “Outside of injures, we’ve got quite a few guys still out but we’re starting to getContinue Reading

Another week, another old rival visiting Cecil Woolbright Field. The Chapin High football team play host at 7:30 p.m. Friday to A.C. Flora looking to extend its longest winning streak in two years. The Eagles are coming off a 38-31 victory over Brookland-Cayce. Quarterback Brady Albro continued his strong playContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. With two tournament victories this season, Chapin High School sits atop the first South Carolina HighSchool girls’ golf rankings. The Lady Eagles are among four Midlands teams in the Class 5A top 10. Lexington is fourth, River Bluff issixth and Blythewood is eighth. Chapin and LexingtonContinue Reading