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Local basketball teams use summer scrimmages to focus on team building ahead of new season

The start of the basketball season is still more than five months away, but teams from Lexington County are using their summer off from school to get together and compete. more

Auction set for one-of-a-kind Hootie and the blowfish-inspired baseball jersey

Auctions are now open for the one-of-a-kind Hootie and the Blowfish-inspired baseball jerseys made for the Lexington County Blowfish. more

Voting opens for Lexington County Chronicle’s male and female Athletes of the Year

Vote for the Lexington County Chronicle's male and female Athletes of the year more

Blowfish transform into Brewfish for first time during win over Bigfoots

A week of rainy weather created an action-packed weekend for the Blowfish that saw the team add a few wins to its season total. more

USC parts ways with several spring sports coaches

Changes are coming to many athletic programs at the University of South Carolina. more

Former Gamecocks fill WNBA rosters as league sees rise in national interest

There is a lot of buzz about the WNBA right now as the league is experiencing a national spike in interest. more

Revisit some of the biggest storylines from the 2023-24 athletic year

It was a busy year for athletics around Lexington County with many major storylines developing further or coming to a close. more

Gamecock baseball season concludes with loss in Raleigh Regional

The South Carolina baseball team’s season came to a close last weekend in the NCAA Regional tournament, capping a turbulent season for the Gamecocks. more

Blowfish baseball completes first full week of action in 2024 season

The Blowfish are off to an up-and-down start this season but the summer day ballpark vibes are in full effect with several fan engagement opportunities keeping the community entertained. A week … more

Local athletes earn All-State honors as spring season ends

Coaches associations from South Carolina recently released their All-State selections for baseball, softball, boys soccer and girls soccer, and many athletes from Lexington County made the cut. more

Team S.C. showcases local lacrosse talent on a national level

A group of South Carolina’s best girls lacrosse players made a trip to Raleigh, N.C. recently for a national competition where they put their skills to the test against teams from other regions … more

Look back on a championship-filled school year for Lexington County teams

The 2023-24 school year was a championship-filled one for Lexington County with eight teams from four different schools winning a state title. more

Lexington County Blowfish begin title defense with season-opening win over Macon Bacon

The 2023 Coastal Plain League champions returned to action last weekend with a pair of games in front of their home crowd.  more

Lexington softball’s season comes to a close after 5A state championship loss

The Lexington softball team lost the 5A state title to the defending champs from Summerville last week, concluding an exciting year for the program. more

Gamecock baseball’s surprise run in SEC tournament comes to a heartbreaking end

The Gamecock baseball team’s goal all season has been to host an NCAA Regional site and an NCAA Super Regional site.  Following an inconsistent year, which saw them lose six straight … more

Championship winners earn Athlete of the Week as high school season concludes

The high school sports season has wrapped up following the conclusion of the SCHSL baseball and softball championships. more

Back on Top: Lexington wins first baseball state championship in over a decade

The Lexington baseball team has had its share of battles this season, but all year long the group overcame those standing in its way en route to its first state championship since 2013. more

Gray Collegiate softball sweeps Marion to claim program’s second state title

Wire-to-wire there was no 2A softball team as dominant as Gray Collegiate was this season. more

Local athletes medal at South Carolina track championships

The South Carolina High School League Track and Field championships were last weekend with a few local athletes and one team leaving victorious. The Gray Collegiate girls won its first 2A state … more

Gamecock baseball begins postseason play after sour ending to regular season

With the regular season ending on a sour note for the South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team, it looks to the SEC tournament to improve its postseason hopes of hosting a site in the NCAA Regional and Super Regional tournaments and improve its chances at getting into the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. more

Gray Collegiate hires new boys basketball, girls golf coaches ahead of transition to 4A

Gray Collegiate welcomed two new coaches last week, marking the beginning of a new era in its basketball and golf programs. more

Communication technology makes life easier for high school pitchers, catchers

Baseball is a sport that is often accused of being incapable of keeping up with the times. more

Lexington County baseball, softball teams end season in upper, lower state brackets

The baseball and softball seasons are almost over, and not every Lexington County team made it to the final series. more

Lexington players win Athlete of the Week after advancing to state championships

The baseball and softball seasons are at their end and this week’s Athlete of the Week winners are making the most of their final opportunities on the diamond. This week, a pair of … more

Lexington baseball, softball seek dual 5A state championships

eam has a chance to do something they have not done since 1992. With wins in last week’s upper state championship series, the Wildcats’ baseball and softball teams punched their … more
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