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Midlands stacked with Shrine-Bowl worthy quarterback talent

Dutch Fork quarterback Ty Olenchuck,.GoFlashWin photo. The SC Sandlappers’ Dec. 21 Shrine Bowl roster will be revealed at 3 p.m. Sunday on Facebook Live. Annually selecting the top seniors from over 200 SC High School League schools in five classifications is always an arduous task for each Shrine Bowl staff member. It’s especially difficult when coaches are limited to picking…

High School football recap – By Tyler Cupp

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Lexington County rivalries clash in high school football week two

Thomas Grant Jr. photo. Another week, another round of matchups between schools within close proximity of each other. Only about nine miles separate Dutch Fork and Irmo. The same is true for Friday combatants Lexington and Gilbert in a game that is this week’s Sonic Friday Night Rivals Game of the Week (Spectrum Channel 1250 or Digital 57.2). There are…

High school football Richland County week two preview, by Tyler Cupp

Jack Crayne photography. CAMDEN (2-0) AT HARTSVILLE (2-0) My game of the week takes place just outside the Midlands area. The oldest rivalry in the state gets renewed on Friday as the Bulldogs travel to Kellytown. One of the power programs in the Palmetto State, Hartsville has been somewhat under the radar this year. Camden is on a nice hot…

Chapin residents celebrate Labor Day at annual parade (photo gallery)

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Recap features bounce-back victories for local high school football teams

Jack Crayne Photography. CAMDEN 33 LUGOFF-ELGIN 20 The 40th edition of the Wateree River rivalry went to the Bulldogs of Camden. It was their second straight win in the series and 32nd overall. The Bulldogs got over 170 yards rushing again from electric running back Willis Lane. But it was also a big night for sophomore Anthony Lyles who caught…

Chapin High student arrested, Irmo Middle student investigated after shooting threats

Cola Daily photo. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department notified the public Thursday of two Lexington/Richland Five students accused of making shooting threats. According to the department, a Chapin High School student has ben arrested and charged after a comment in reference to an upcoming school shooting. “A parent whose child overheard the threat on a bus notified the Chapin High…

Sgt. Adam Creech, worked on the Jones child murder case, is Chamber Officer of the Month

Sheriff Jay Koon, Sgt. Adam Creech and Vaughn Dozier, sponsor of the award. Sgt. Adam Creech works in the Special Victim’s Unit – Major Crimes- with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. He was recognized as the Officer of the Month Tuesday by the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber’s Breakfast. It was at the Wingate in Lexington. Lexington…

Rival clashes highlight prep football schedule

Airport running back Bruce Staley, the cousin of former University of South Carolina and Philadelphia Eagle running back Duce Staley, rushed for 219 yards and two scores last week against Dreher. Thomas Grant Jr. photo. This is Rivalry Week in certain Lexington County circles. Teams with longstanding histories against each other usually use the early portion of the schedule for…

Whole Arted Studio to open in Chapin, welcoming artists of all ages

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Lexington County firefighters now carrying Narcan to help reduce opioid overdoses

Terry Ward photo. In an effort to combat the ever-increasing dangers associated with opioid drug use, Lexington County Fire Service firefighters will now be carrying and administering Narcan for patients suffering from symptoms of an overdose. Narcan works as an opioid antagonist which can completely or partially reverse the symptoms of an opioid overdose. It has become a critical tool…

Bad weather forces early cancellation of Aun and McKay Kickoff Classic

Thomas Grant Jr. photos. Fans of Chapin High School football will have to wait two more weeks before seeing their team in action at Cecil Woolbright. Bad weather forced the early cancellation of the third annual Aun and McKay Kickoff Classic Saturday night. Flashes of lightning from a storm system traveling from Newberry forced stoppage of Game Three of the…

City of Cayce gets Municipal Association of SC’s award for Public Works Achievement

Cayce City Council, and Mayor Elise Partin, with award. – MASC photo. During the Municipal Association of SC’s Annual Meeting Greenville, that ended Sunday, the statewide Association awarded the City of Cayce the Public Works Achievement Award for its unprecedented Waterline Replacement Project. Mayor Elise Partin stated, “We are honored to have received this award from the Municipal Association. It has been…

Season ends for Lexington, Camden advances, Chapin/Newberry headed to Game 5

Chapin/Newberry Post 193/24’s Jalen McDuffie reaches first base on the throwing error. Thomas Grant Jr. photo. The 2019 American Legion baseball season ended Wednesday at Legion Field for Lexington Post 7. Lexington was shut out 10-0 in six innings by top-seed Florence Post 1. Starter Gregory Gainey held Post 7 to two hits and struck out seven in five and…

Extra innings loss has Lexington Post 7 on brink of elimination

baseball 2 Show Caption Hide Caption baseball 1 Show Caption Hide Caption baseball 3 Show Caption Hide Caption Thomas Grant Jr. photos. Lexington Post 7 came within two outs Tuesday at Lexington High of evening its Best-of-Five American Legion playoff series. Down 6-4, top seed Florence Post 1 refused to go down quietly in its last at-bat. Austin Moore’s two-run…

Midlands American Legion teams resume playoff action

Florence Post 1’s Noel Carter slides safely past the Lexington Post 7 catcher Patrick Boyle during Game One Monday. Photo courtesy of Florence Morning News. Chapin/Newberry Post 193/24 and Lexington Post 4 opened second round play in the South Carolina American Legion playoffs Monday. Both teams came out on the losing end in the Game one road contests. Lexington was…

American Legion playoffs head to round 2

Thomas Grant Jr. photo. A trio of Midlands teams will continue their quest for a spot in the South Carolina American Legion tournament taking place at Segra Park in Columbia. Two of the teams will open on the road. Defending state champion Chapin/Newberry Post 193/24 will travel to Stevens Field to face League 5 champion Greer Post 115 in Game…

Chapin High assistant principal charged in connection to car break-ins on school grounds

Richard Hiller Jr. Booking photo provided. Lexington County deputies have charged a man in connection to two break-ins of the same car. Richard West Hiller Jr., 44, is charged with two counts of larceny from a motor vehicle, according to arrest warrants. Hiller is assistant principal of Chapin High School, according to the school’s website. “Detectives have determined Hiller unlawfully…

Chapin High School student wins first place in national HOSA competition

Ella Bishop with her award. Photo provided. Ella Bishop, a biomedical science student at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies (CATE Center) and also a student at Chapin High School, recently won first place at the HOSA-Future Health Professionals national competition in the area of Health Care Photography. She received the award in Orlando at the HOSA International Leadership Conference….

Record-setting crowd turns out for Parker and Haley at Hewitt Foundation 5K

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