By Thomas Grant Jr. High school basketball season is back. This weekend will see the first of three preseason tournaments taking place in Lexington County. It starts with the inaugural Preview Jamboree Saturday at the new Gray Collegiate Academy gymnasium. Ten games, including two girls varsity contests, will take place.
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 uncertain
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 University
By Thomas Grant Jr. Irmo High School has new leadership in its athletic department.Lexington-Richland School District Five announced the hiring of Paul Calvert as the school’s Athletics Director. He replaces Ray Canady, who retired in March and is now serving in the same capacity of newly constructed American Leadership Academy
By Thomas Grant Jr. Mid-Carolina’s first state championship appearance in softball ended at Carolina Softball Field on May 26. The Lady Rebels fell 8-3 to Chesterfield in the deciding game of the Best-of-Three Class 2A final. “All year, these kids have showed resiliency, determination,” Mid-Carolina head coach Joey Long said.