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The drought is over: Lexington wins first state basketball title in 24 years

Lexington dominated Byrnes to secure the 2024 5A boys basketball state title and end a 24-year drought. more

Gray Collegiate wins program's sixth state title in last 2A dance

The Gray Collegiate War Eagles cemented their dynasty, winning their sixth 2A state title Friday after beating Oceanside. more

Longtime local soccer coach Phil Savitz begins final farewell, will retire after 2024 season

Legendary soccer coach Phil Savitz made one of the toughest decisions in his life just a few months before the start of the 2024 soccer season.  more

Blowfish spend offseason catering to community ahead of 10th season in Lexington County

Fresh off their 2023 Coastal Plain League Championship, Blowfish Baseball spent its offseason making plans for the team’s 10th anniversary in Lexington County.  more

Local teams win 2024 Capital City Cup

One of the biggest pre-season boys soccer tournaments in South Carolina was held in Lexington County last week, with both championships going to local teams.  more

Local wrestlers win individual state championships

Six athletes from Lexington County took home the top prize, and many others finished in their classes top-4.  more

Pair of Lexington County basketball teams advance to state championship games

Three teams played in last week’s upper and lower state championships in Florence, with the Lexington and Gray Collegiate boys advancing to the state finals. more

Lexington County wrestlers prepare for individual state wrestling finals

Lexington County will be well represented at the final wrestling event of the year more

Lexington softball star begins college journey a year ahead of schedule

Karley Shelton graduated a year early from Lexington High School to do what she loves: play softball for the South Carolina Gamecocks.  more

Local hoops stars named to All-State, All-Region teams

Lexington County basketball players and coaches added a new accomplishment to their resumes last week. more

Boys soccer season starts with teams eyeing improvement over last season

The high school boys soccer season is about to start rolling in Lexington County. more

Gilbert hires Lexington 1’s first Black football coach, first female athletic director

Gilbert has found its new AD and football coach and will split the positions for the first time in a long time. more

Lexington wins third-round contest over Sumter, advances to state semis for second year in a row

Lexington successfully punched its ticket to Saturday’s lower state championship game with a 57-37 win over Sumter in the third round of the SCHSL 5A playoffs. more

Gray Collegiate girls beat Silver Bluff to advance in 2A playoffs

The Gray Collegiate War Eagles girls varsity basketball team advanced to the SCHSL 2A state semifinal Tuesday night, defeating the Silver Bluff Bulldogs 60-30 at home.  more

Handful of teams remain in contention after opening week of basketball playoffs

The high school basketball playoffs began last week, but it was a tough week for Chronicle Country with all but four teams surviving. more

Lexington County athletes participate in 2024 National Signing Day

52 athletes from 10 schools signed up to become the next class of Lexington County representatives in collegiate athletics. more

Girls soccer teams in Lexington County looking to exceed expectations in 2024

Many girls teams around the county are entering the season looking to build off of what went right last year. more

So Close! Gilbert Wrestling concludes season as 3A runners-up

Gilbert’s pursuit of the 3A state wrestling title concluded Saturday when the team fell in the championship match to West-Oak. more

West Columbia native wins S.C. Golf Association’s Player of the Year, new local golf education is on the rise

There is some fun news budding, and our community will have fresh new golf education and development options to choose from in the very near future.  more

River Bluff completes second-half comeback to advance in SCHSL playoffs

Yasir Cromer's 31 points sparked the Gators' comeback victory over Gaffney. more

Lexington girls lose in 5A first round after last-second layup

The Lexington girls fought back from a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit, but a last-second putback buried the Wildcats. more

Gray Collegiate dominates in opening round of 2A playoffs

The Gray Collegiate War Eagles defeated Chesnee 91-39 on Tuesday night, advancing to the second round of the SCHSL 2A playoffs. more

Playoffs basketball set to begin with Chronicle Country teams eyeing a championship

25 Chronicle Country teams are set to begin their playoff journeys this week more

New era begins for Gray Collegiate as school names new AD and football coach

A new era of Gray Collegiate athletics began Tuesday as the school introduced its new athletic director and head football coach.    more

State wrestling playoffs begin with Chronicle teams fighting for state title

Nine Lexington County teams qualified for their classification’s duals tournament, but just one remains heading into the championship matches.  more
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