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Lower Richland High student-athlete named All-American at Adidas Track Nationals


Lower Richland High School student-athlete Jhnai Sumter was named an All-American at the Adidas Track Nationals, which were held June 14-16 at the Marcus T. Johnson Track Complex at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, North Carolina. Sumter placed third overall in the javelin championship competition and eighth in the shot put national elite competition. “I feel […]

Dreher moves back to 4A


The 2023 season was a clear step forward for the Dreher Blue Devils. Dreher was an overtime loss to Brookland-Cayce from making the Region 5-3A race very interesting in the final few weeks. Regardless, the five Blue Devil wins were the most for the program since 2018 and earned Dreher a playoff berth. “I think we improved pretty well,” Dreher […]

Capitals look to improve in 2024


In some ways the 2023 season didn’t play out the way the Columbia Capitals and head coach Stephen Roberson expected. By the time the regular season came around, the Capitals were without a few players that were expected to have a huge impact on the team. Those personnel losses affected the running game and depleted the linebacking corps. Columbia was […]

Irmo tabs Quillen as boys basketball coach


Lexington-Richland School District Five has named Alex Quillen as the new head basketball coach for Irmo High School. He will replace Tim Whipple, who is retiring. Quillen is an Irmo High School graduate who played on the 2011 and 2013 State Championship basketball teams. He currently serves as the head junior varsity basketball coach and the assistant varsity basketball coach. […]

Dargan steps down from A.C. Flora’s golf team



A.C. Flora golf coach Robert Dargan announced on May 31 he was stepping away from the program. “I told the kids halfway through the season,” Dargan said. “It was something I’ve been thinking about for a couple of years. There are four reasons I’m doing this. For one, I need to be more present at work. My brother and I […]

Richland 215 kicks off Legion baseball season

Richland 215 head coach Chris Dorsey (r) sings to the crowd at 701 Whaley Street during the first annual Baseball & Music event Wednesday, May 29. Dur ing the event, Dorsey recognized his coaching staff and general managers. He is joined by former Hammond baseball player Blake Weinbach.

Trenholm team wins district championship

The Trenholm Blue All Star Team won the Little League District 3 Coach Pitch Baseball Tournament in Irmo to advance to State in Greenwood. After a loss Friday night, the team battled back to win seven straight (first time in tournament history) elimination games in four days and ultimately the championship. District 3 administrator is Brian Weseman, and president of […]

Gray swamps Marion to claim 2A title



                                Find these pictures and many more here! The Gray Collegiate War Eagles scored eight runs on eleven hits to defeat the Marion Swamp Foxes 8-4 Wednesday, May 22 to claim the 2A softball state championship. “Our goal was to get back here and win […]

Augusta Christian blanks Cardinal Newman for title



Find this picture and many more here! The Augusta Christian Lions scored eight runs on ten hits to defeat the Cardinal Newman Cardinals 8-0 Thursday, May 16 in the decisive Game 3 of the SCISA 4A baseball championship series. A night after scoring seven runs, the Cardinals struggled to get their offense going. Cardinal Newman’s only two hits of the […]

Four Airport athletes sign National Letters of Intent

Four Airport Eagles signed National Letters of Intent Thursday, May 16. Kayosha Hammond will play basketball for Clinton College. Elias Guest-McCray signed with Francis Marion University to continue his basketball career; while Casey Duncan and Santana Reese will shoot hoops for Spartanburg Methodist College.


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