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New clear bag requirement now in effect for Lexington-Richland 5 sporting events  WIS10

With high school football kicking off Friday night, this is the first year Lexington-Richland School District Five will implement a clear bag requirement for sporting ...



The Comet offering free rides for Irmo High School students and staff  WLTX.com

Have an after school job downtown? Catch the Comet after class!



Three former Midlands coaches headed into SC Football Coaches Hall of Fame  The State

Three Midlands coaches will be part of this year's South Carolina Football Coaches Hall of Fame Class. Former Irmo coaches Bob Hanna and Reed Charpia as ...



Irmo tabs successful coach from North Carolina to lead football program  The State

Aaron Brand had a successful run as high school football coach in North Carolina. Now, he is heading to the Palmetto State and will be the new coach at Irmo ...



Adulting 101 classes help you learn how to pay for college  WLTX.com

Sometimes we all just need a little help adulting, the Irmo Branch Library is helping with that.



Gas, Go: New Irmo football coach fuels Jackets program with high energy, big goals  The State

As a player or coach, Aaron Brand has won wherever he has been. He hopes that trend continues with the Irmo High School football team.



Nominations wanted for Irmo High Hall of Fame  WLTX.com

Irmo High School International School for the Arts and the IHS Education Foundation are accepting nominations for the school's Hall of Fame class of 2020 with ...



Benedict, Allen to share Tigers’ renovated stadium this season  The State

Columbia South Carolina neighbors Benedict and Allen colleges will both play home games this season at the Tigers' Charlie W. Johnson Stadium, Benedict ...



New Irmo High School football coach  The State

Aaron Brand is the new head football coach for Irmo High School. He talks about the goals for the upcoming season.



COMET bus rolls out free rides to some area schools  Abccolumbia.com

Columbia,SC (WOLO)— The COMET has teamed up with several schools to help students, school employees, and faculty get to and from their destinations for ...



Irmo farmer's market brings community together every week  WLTX.com

Local vendors travel to Irmo High School each Tuesday to provide *fresh*, local products to the Irmo community. Author: Emily Correll, WLTX. Published: 5:35 PM ...



ABOTA celebrates Constitution Day  Columbia Star

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) recently celebrated Constitution Day Friday, September 13, by hosting high ...



Irmo High now accepting nominations for Hall of Fame class of 2020  The Lexington Sun

Irmo High School and the Irmo High Education Foundation are accepting nominations for the school's Hall of Fame class of 2020, with a deadline of Sept. 15.



$100,000 for a high school football coach?  Charlotte Observer

Charlotte coach gets a big payday in South Carolina. Other NC coaches say schools should do more to keep coaches from leaving, and they point to college ...



Reggie Kennedy on move again, will take over Manning football program  The State

Irmo football coach Reggie Kennedy has had many stops during his career and is about to have one more. Kennedy will be the new football coach at Manning.



Allen Sitterle, Bob Hanna among newest S.C. Football Coaches HOF Inductees  Lexington County Chronicle

A pair of former Chronicle Country head football coaches are headed into the S.C. Football Coaches Hall of Fame. Allen Sitterle and Bob Hanna will join Rusty ...



Floyce D. Broom  ColaDaily.com

Floyce Derrick Broom, 97, widow of John A. Broom, Jr., died Thursday, September 12, 2019. Born in White Rock, SC, she was a daughter of the late James ...



Community Builder: Irmo woman uses green thumb to impact students’ lives  WIS10

In the midst of Teacher Appreciation Week, Irmo High School's principal is showing her appreciation for a former teacher and active school volunteer.



Irmo student to compete for an international beauty queen title  WLTX.com

One Columbia teenager will go to Orlando to compete for a international title.



Little League team in Irmo makes history  WIS10

The Seniors Little League team in Irmo started by playing a regular-season at Friarsgate Park in Irmo and then formed a Tournament Team from those ...



Irmo alumnus, veteran educator named new athletic director for Irmo High School  Lexington County Chronicle

Lexington-Richland School District Five has named Ray Canady, Jr. the new athletic director of Irmo High School. An Irmo High School alumnus, Canady has ...



Tougher security planned at high school stadiums after Irmo, Dutch Fork gun panic  The State

The Irmo-Chapin school district will tighten security at its high school football games following a Friday incident at Dutch Fork High School. Chaos and panic ...



Chapin High assistant principal arrested, accused of breaking into car at school  The State

A Chapin High School assistant principal was arrested and charged with breaking into cars on school property. Richard West Hiller Jr., 44, was found by ...



This Lexington-Richland District 5 high school has a new principal with Midlands ties  The State

One of the Midlands' largest high schools has a new leader. That's because Irmo High School will have a new principal at the end of this school year. Dr. Robin ...



Irmo High School Hall of Fame honoring new inductees  WLTX.com

Dr. Robin Hardy, the principal of Irmo High School, to talk about an event that will be honoring former I rmo students who have gone on to accomplish great ...



Rosters announced for inaugural Metro Bowl All-Star game  The State

Rosters have been released for the inaugural Metro Bowl All-Star game on Saturday. The game will be held Dec. 22 at Irmo High School and feature some of the ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL - Irmo hires Brand as new head football coach  Lexington County Chronicle

Irmo High School has gone outside the Palmetto State for its next head football coach. On Monday, Richland-Lexington School District 5 approved the hiring of ...



'This one definitely is unique': School district hosts free farmer's market  WLTX.com

Each family will receive one bag of produce to help get them through.



Meet the Lexington-Richland 5 school board candidates  The State

Who is running for the Lexington-Richland 5 school board on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2018, in Lexington County South Carolina? Meet the candidates who will be ...



Berkeley rallies to knock off Irmo in playoff opener  Charleston Post Courier

Berkeley rallied to beat Irmo in a Class AAAAA playoff opener.



Aaron Brand takes the reigns at Irmo  WLTX.com

Aaron Brand made quite the entrance when he was introduced as the head football coach at Irmo High School. With an enthusiastic response from his players, ...



New high school football all-star game to showcase Columbia-area talent  The State

A new high school football all-star game is coming to the Midlands. The inaugural Columbia Metro Senior Bowl will take place Dec. 22 at Irmo High School.



Homecoming king: Ole Miss PG Devontae Shuler returns to hometown for NCAA Tournament  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Ole Miss' Devontae Shuler left his hometown to pursue basketball as a high school sophomore. Now, four years later, Shuler returns to Columbia, S.C., for the ...



Irmo High principal to resign after end of school year  WACH.com

IRMO, SC (WACH) – Irmo High Principal David Riegel has announced he will resign from his position at the end of the school year.“After careful thought and ...



Watch: Irmo High School football preview  The State

Irmo coach Reggie Kennedy and running back Kendrell Flowers discuss their thoughts on upcoming season.



Family still on edge after Dutch Fork vs Irmo football game  Abccolumbia.com

IRMO, SC (WOLO)- Parents and students say they're still on edge after a frightening scene unfolding at the Dutch Fork and Irmo High School football game ...



Five things to watch for in Saturday’s SC high school lacrosse championships  The State

Here are five things to watch for during this weekend's South Carolina High School League lacrosse championships Saturday at Irmo High School ...



Irmo receiver shows off versatility as Jackets bounce Brookland-Cayce  The State

The Brookland-Cayce Bearcats and Irmo Yellow Jackets matched up Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. Here is the score and a game recap.



Vance High football coach Aaron Brand is leaving for ‘golden opportunity’  Charlotte Observer

Vance High head coach Aaron Brand and Myers Park head coach Scott Chadwick respond to Observer writer Langston Wertz's inquiry about whether facilities ...



Wednesday’s Midlands high school scoreboard, updated playoff schedules  The State

White Knoll and Lexington softball began the postseason with blowout victories plus rest of action from April 24, 2019.



Clutch play, strong second half lift Irmo to win at Spring Valley  The State

The Irmo High School Yellow Jackets and Spring Valley Vikings matched up Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. Here is the score and a game recap.



Lexington-Richland 5 spent $1.2M on a school it promised voters but never built  The State

Lexington-Richland 5 voters approved a plan that would build an elementary school to alleviate overcrowding in Chapin. The district bought land on Derrick ...



Wando boys soccer gets its revenge, denies Dutch Fork trip to state championship  The State

In a matchup of nationally-ranked teams, Wando hosted Dutch Fork in SCISA Class 5A Lower State boys soccer championship on May 7, 2019.



Picking way to victory: Irmo uses two pick-6s to beat Crestwood 21-0 in rain-shortened jamboree  Sumter Item

Irmo High School's best offense against Crestwood in their scrimmage in the 38th Annual Sumter Sertoma Football Jamboree on Friday at Memorial Stadium ...



‘I wanna do that’: Clowney hit inspires foreign-born Midlands player to try football  The State

Born in the Ukraine, Dima Daley is making his mark in football for Cardinal Newman and gets chance to showcase skills in inaugural Metro Bowl on Dec.



New Irmo head football coach is coming from Charlotte  WLTX.com

After five seasons at Vance High School, Aaron Brand is coming to the Midlands to take over the program at Irmo High School.



Irmo’s star running back tackles distractions and targets big senior season  The State

Kendrell Flowers hopes for a big senior season at Irmo High School, but you won't find him talking about it on social media. The running back and Wake Forest ...



New QB comes up big as Lexington outlasts Irmo in Battle of the Dam  The State

Lexington sophomore quarterback Cal Herndon made is first varsity start a memorable one. Herndon threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more, including ...



Gun confiscated at Irmo High School Thursday  WACH.com

IRMO, SC - Lexington-Richland School District Five has confirmed a gun was confiscated at Irmo High School Thursday.Chief Information Office Mark Bounds ...



Wando boys need triple-OT to claim third straight boys soccer title; Wando girls fall  Charleston Post Courier

Severe weather made for a long night in the Class AAAAA boys soccer state championship between Wando and J.L. Mann on Saturday night.



Inaugural Metro Bowl game gives Midlands standouts ‘one more chance’ to take field  The State

The inaugural Columbia Metro Senior Bowl was an opportunity for high school football players from across the Midlands to play one final time in front of family, ...



New Irmo football coach seeks improvement following Classic loss  Lexington County Chronicle

Turning around struggling football programs was a reputation Aaron Brand proudly earned while in North Carolina. He now looks to return the Irmo High School ...



Irmo High School announces first Hall of Fame Class  ColaDaily.com

The inaugural Irmo High School Hall of Fame Class – for 2017- has been announced. The class includes: Leeza Gibbons, Jay Burks, B.J. McKie, Courtney ...



Battle of the Bands Kicks-Off in Irmo  WLTX.com

Irmo, SC (WLTX) — A battle of the bands kicked-off Saturday with nearly 30 bands vying for the top performance. Competitors in the Palmetto Esprit de Corps ...



These Lexington County schools will serve free meals throughout the summer  The State

All Lexington County school district will participate in the Summer Food *Service* program to offer children and some adults free breakfasts, lunches and snacks ...



Tuesday’s Midlands high school scoreboard, updated playoff schedules  The State

Chapin girls lacrosse punches ticket to Class 5A final, Midlands baseball teams begin SCHSL playoffs and rest of action from April 23, 2019.



Teen found shot and burned near Harbison had been a student at Irmo High  The State

The 18-year-old man found shot and burned on the 200 block of Columbiana Drive Saturday night had been a student at Irmo High School. Although little ...



News19 Teacher of the Week: Alison Chapman  WLTX.com

Alison Chapman says it took a career change for her to finally realize her purpose.



Southside Christian girls soccer defeats Oceanside for first SC state championship  Greenville News

Southside Christian girls soccer team redeems last year's championship loss, wins first title in school history.



Chapin girls rally to win school’s first lacrosse state title  The State

Chapin faced Fort Mill in the Class 5A girls lacrosse championship game Saturday, April 27, at Irmo High School.



Dreher boys soccer; Flying under the radar and into a state championship  WACH.com

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH)-- Its been 13 years since the Dreher boys soccer team made a run at a state championship, but on Friday the Blue Devils get to make ...



Lexington County high school student charged with having a BB gun on campus  The State

A student was charged after being found with a BB gun at Irmo High School in Irmo, SC, on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017.



This is the best opportunity to get rid of that junk in your house  The State

Richland and Lexington county residents can dispose of junk at a free recycling event on Saturday at Irmo High School.



S.C. HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE LACROSEE PLAYOFFS START TUESDAY  Lexington County Chronicle

Thomas Grant Jr. chroniclesports@yahoo.com. The road to W.C. Hawkins Stadium for the S.C. High School League Championships starts Tuesday for 7 ...



Irmo High fires boys soccer coach  The State

Second-year Irmo boys soccer coach Matt Brophy has been fired. Irmo junior varsity coach Stephen Duerr will continue to serve as interim head coach of the ...



SC teachers and students honored for financial education achievements  Moultrie News

South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis and SC Economics recognized more than 180 students and 60 educators from across the state as part of the 30th Annual ...



Fans Get A Glimpse At High School Football Season During Jamboree  WLTX.com

Irmo, SC (WLTX) - Fans got a taste of what's coming this football season while out at the 2018 Joe Turbeville Football Jamboree at Irmo High School. Ten teams ...



The CMS coaches pay dilemma and how to fix it  Charlotte Observer

Commentary: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has a developing problem with retaining its top high school football coaches. Here are some thoughts on what it ...



District Five graduation ceremonies details  WLTX.com

Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold its 2019 high school graduation ceremonies May 31 and June 1 at the Colonial Life Arena. The order of School ...



Ridgeview's Perry Parks Previews The Columbia Metro Bowl  WLTX.com

Joe Cook is joined by Ridgview football head coach Perry Parks to talk about the inaugural Columbia Metro Bowl which showcases local high school football ...



Dreher soccer team makes history  WLTX.com

The Dreher boys soccer team won its first ever state championship and it had to go to extraordinary lengths to do so.



Irmo HS names new head football coach  WIS

The Lexington-Richland School District Five Board of Trustees has approved the hiring of Reggie Kennedy as head football coach and athletic director for Irmo ...



Rosters for Columbia Metro Senior Bowl  ColaDaily.com

Rosters have been announced for the first ever Columbia Metro Senior Bowl. Plans for the game were official earlier this week, and by Saturday the players had ...



Annual EPT Showcase set for May 17  247Sports

More 30 college football programs have confirmed plans to attend the fifth annual EPT Showcase.



Hilton Head girls, Beaufort Academy boys ranked No. 1 in preseason SC Coaches polls  Hilton Head Island Packet

Defending state champion Hilton Head Island girls and Beaufort Academy boys begin season ranked No. 1 and 10 Lowcountry teams are ranked in SC ...



Oceanside Collegiate, Bishop England, Wando lacrosse teams playing for state titles  Charleston Post Courier

Bishop England and Oceanside Collegiate don't play each other during the regular season, but the two boys' lacrosse teams are building a rivalry through ...



Special Friendship Leads to Midlands Student's Success  WLTX.com

Irmo, SC (WLTX) — A special bond with police officers has helped one Midlands student defy the odds and graduate high school. Sometimes where you think ...



Powdersville girls soccer's historic season continues into SC state championship final  Anderson Independent Mail

During a home basketball game from this past season, Powdersville girls soccer coach Colin Melton ran into a soccer parent who was working concessions.



South Aiken outruns Eastside in girls soccer Class AAAA state championship match  Greenville News

COLUMBIA– Nothing was going to hurry the Eastside High girls soccer team off that field. Players began warming up around them for the ensuing game.



Irmo High school raises money for the family of Lewis Simpkins  WACH.com

IRMO, SC (WACH) - An organization from Irmo High School has raised money to give to the family of the late Lewis Simpkins.The Irmo High School Key Club ...



COMET changing services, hopes to improve travel times  WLTX.com

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The COMET is rescheduling COMET routes in an effort to improve *service*. Beginning Monday, August 19, there will be a new pulse system ...



Here’s the USC grad who will lead the Five Points Association  The State

Kelsey Desender, an Irmo High School and University of South Carolina graduate, has been named executive director of the Five Points Association in ...



How Dreher soccer is using Italian suits, chocolate milk to prep for state title game  The State

Dreher boys soccer coach Jamie McClendon is thinking of breaking out his italian suit for Friday's state title match against Eastside.



S.C. HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE LACROSSE PLAYOFFS - Chapin girls roll, Dutch Fork stuns River Bluff to reach Lower State final  Lexington County Chronicle

A year ago, the Chapin girls and Dutch Fork boys lacrosse teams reached the S.C. High School League championships at W.C. Hawkins Stadium.



Ex-Irmo basketball standout Devontae Shuler commits to Ole Miss  The State

Devontae Shuler, a former Irmo standout who is now at Oak Hill (Va.), Monday evening announced his commitment to Ole Miss.



Three-peat! Chapin boys win state soccer championship  The State

Chapin and Eastside high schools played for the Class 4A boys soccer championship on Friday May 11, 2018 at Irmo High in Irmo, South Carolina.



Irmo’s Canady stepping away from baseball  The State

Canady will be the Yellow Jackets' assistant athletic director.



Dutch Fork dominates, Spring Valley QB battle, scores and more jamboree observations  The State

Eight things that we learned from high school football jamborees at Irmo and Camden high schools on Friday Aug. 10, 2018.



"It's Been an Emotional Rollercoaster" Mother of Driver and Victims in Fatal Irmo Crash Speaks  WLTX.com

Ronnisha Davis appeared calm during her son's bond hearing on Wednesday. Three of her children were involved in a fatal police chase. One of them ...



Does CMS have a problem retaining elite football coaches?  Charlotte Observer

Vance High football coach Aaron Brand is leaving the school for South Carolina. He's the latest in a line of CMS coaches to leave. Is there a bigger problem ...



Five Lexington-Richland District Five students named SC Teaching Fellows  The Lexington Sun

Five Lexington-Richland School District Five students have been awarded the prestigious South Carolina Teaching Fellowship, the district announced.



Christ Church girls lacrosse set to face Bishop England for SC state championship  Greenville News

Christ Church will be playing in its first girls lacrosse state championship Saturday when the Cavaliers play Bishop England in the Class AAAA final at 11 a.m. at ...



Jack Ostergaard named August Teen to WACH  WACH.com

WACH FOX is proud to highlight student's that are excelling inside and outside of the classroom.For the month of August we introduce Jack Ostergaard as the ...



Richland and Lexington schools opening cafeterias to provide meals for children  WIS10

While schools remain closed ahead of Hurricane Florence, Richland One is opening the cafeterias at five schools to provide free meals for children throughout ...



WC Hawkins, 95, Irmo High School's stadium named in his honor  ColaDaily.com

W.C. Hawkins, of Irmo, died Jan. 27, 2015, at the age of 95. The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at Temples Halloran Funeral ...



Dutch Fork boys' soccer a win away from state final  Lexington County Chronicle

The Dutch Fork soccer team is now a win away from the Class 5A final.



Parody baby portrait of swaddled 28-year-old becomes social media hit  The State

Two Irmo High alums fed up with pictures on social media of families dressed for the holidays made a parody of their lives as single women in their 20s, with ...



May River wins Class AAA boys soccer title  Bluffton Today

May River is the SCHSL Class AAA boys soccer champion.The Sharks dominated Indian Land 6-2 on Saturday at Irmo High School to capture the state title in ...



Wando, Oceanside Collegiate, Bishop England poised to defend lacrosse titles  Charleston Post Courier

Charleston-area high school lacrosse teams are putting themselves into position to defend their state championships from a year ago.



WACH Carolina Gold Construction Scholar Athlete  WACH.com

WACH / CAROLINA GOLD CONSTRUCTION SCHOLAR ATHLETE. SCHOLAR ATHLETE CONTEST RULES. Contest: WACH / Carolina Gold Construction ...



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