By Thomas Grant, Jr. About two weeks ago, the Chapin softball team was one loss away from post-season elimination. The Lady Eagles responded with four straight wins to claim the Class 5A District Five title. On Wednesday, they found themselves in a similar position in the Lower State playoffs followingContinue Reading

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

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. A back injury kept Andee Dircks off the softball field for much of her junior year. Through the first month of the season, the University of Michigan signee is making up for lost time. The Lady Eagles’ senior had 11 RBI and two home runs throughContinue Reading