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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 ...

Big SC payday sparks debate over pay for football coaches  Raleigh News & 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 ...

Irmo farmer's market brings community together every week

Each Tuesday, the Irmo Farmer's Market sets up at Irmo High School with some profit going back to the school.

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 ...

Guest Editorial: $100000 for a high school coach?  Winston-Salem Chronicle

Last month, Vance High School coach Aaron Brand cashed in on a successful five-year run in Charlotte and accepted a coaching job at Irmo High School in ...

Football may be fumbling its priorities  Laurinburg Exchange

How much money is too much for a high school football coach? North Carolina's second largest school district has provided something of an answer.

Is losing high school football coaches a problem for CMS?  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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Irmo student to compete for an international beauty queen title

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

First-ever Columbia Metro Bowl set for Irmo High School this Saturday  Lexington County Chronicle

The high school football season officially wraps up this weekend in Chronicle Country. The first-ever Columbia Metro Bowl featuring All-Star players from 38 ...

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 ...

The way-too-early Charlotte Observer Sweet 16 high school football poll  Charlotte Observer

When you reach the state semifinals and return your star quarterback, your star wide receiver and a major college recruit on defense, expectations are going to ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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.

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 ...

Family still on edge after Dutch Fork vs Irmo football game

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 ...

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.

International Arts Day coming to Irmo

Irmo will be kicking off what they hope to be a yearly event this April.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Battle of the Bands Kicks-Off in Irmo

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 ...

‘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.

Irmo High principal to resign after end of school year

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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.

Fans Get A Glimpse At High School Football Season During Jamboree

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 ...

5 things we learned, 8 stars who shined, how Midlands Top 10 fared in opening week  The State

A look back at Week 1 in Midlands high school football in South Carolina, including who stood out, top performers and how Top 10 fared.

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.

News19 Teacher of the Week: Alison Chapman

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

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

State Championship Schedule. Saturday. At Irmo High School. Unlimited Digital Access: Only $0.99 For Your First Month. Get full access to The State *content* ...

Jack Ostergaard named August Teen to WACH

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 ...

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.

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

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 ...

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.

Gun confiscated at Irmo High School Thursday

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

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.


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

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 ...

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

State Semifinals. Class 5A. Chapin 13, Wando 6. Unlimited Digital Access: Only $0.99 For Your First Month. Get full access to The State *content* across all your ...

Irmo High School announces first Hall of Fame Class

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 ...

Rosters for Columbia Metro Senior Bowl

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 ...

Oceanside Collegiate boys advance to Class AA state finals in soccer  Charleston Post Courier

It took about a minute for the Oceanside Collegiate boys soccer team to make their statement against Woodland in Tuesday's Class AA Lower State finals at ...

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.

Bishop England girls claim fourth straight lacrosse title; Oceanside repeats as boys champions  Charleston Post Courier

IRMO - Lowcountry high school lacrosse was on full display Saturday at Irmo High School with four area schools playing for S.C. High School League ...

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 ...

Dreher soccer team makes history

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

Annual EPT Showcase set for May 17  247Sports

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

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 ...

Irmo High School custodian jailed after stealing school property  WIS

A member of the custodial staff at Irmo High School is out on bond after being arrested for stealing school property.

South Carolina high school sports playoff frenzy hits full speed  Charleston Post Courier

The next four weeks will be the most important for high school teams as state championships for spring sports will be decided in a flurry of action through the ...

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

After a 4-2 win over Woodruff in Upper State Championship, Powdersville girls soccer team is carrying the longest winning streak in school history.

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.

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.

Lifelong SC friends celebrate birthday with hilarious newborn parody photoshoot  WIS10

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Stephanie Smith and Nicole Ham are long-time friends and their friendship and personalities were showcased in a photo shoot that's ...

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 ...

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 ...

New Columbia Metro Senior Bowl coming to Midlands

A new all-star game is coming to high school football and it will be hosted in the Capital City. The Columbia Metro Senior bowl was announced Tuesday and ...

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.

Special Friendship Leads to Midlands Student's Success

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 ...

Former Lexington High School football coach Jimmy Satterfield passes away  Lexington County Chronicle

rom the Furman University of Sports Information Office. GREENVILLE - Jimmy Satterfield, 79, head coach of Furman University's 1988 NCAA Division I-2A (FCS) ...

Local players earn All-State, Lower State Lacrosse honors

Saturday's S.C. High School League Lacrosse finals will take place at W.C. Hawkins Stadium on the campus of Irmo High School. The undefeated Chapin girls ...

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 ...

Mother of Irmo man charged in deadly high speed chase calls time since crash 'an emotional rollercoaster'  WIS

The mother of the 18-year-old Irmo man charged in the deaths of three teens following a high-speed chase in April said she was shocked when she received the ...

Upstate high school bands march to state wins  FOX Carolina

(FOX Carolina) - Four Upstate high school marching bands have marked time and kept the rhythm right. On Saturday, their shows were rewarded with wins at ...

Patient Eastside boys soccer prevails in Class AAAA Upper State title match against Wren  Greenville News

Eastside scored two overtime goals to defeat Wren and advance to state title match against Dreher.

J.L. Mann boys soccer 'crashed' Upper State, advances to SC championship match with Wando  Greenville News

J.L. Mann's boys soccer team responded to the big moments Tuesday night to beat Clover, 1-0, for the Class AAAAA Upper State title.

Irmo’s Canady stepping away from baseball  The State

Canady will be the Yellow Jackets' assistant athletic director.

Games announced for NCAA Tournament games in Columbia  Lexington County Chronicle

Sunday's announcement of the field for the NCAA men's basketball tournament revealed which teams will play this weekend in Columbia. The Friday action at ...

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

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 ...

High school lacrosse playoffs begin across South Carolina  Charleston Post Courier

The drive for a state championship in lacrosse begins for S.C. High School League teams on Tuesday with several Lowcountry programs expected to be 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.

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 ...

District Five graduation ceremonies details

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 ...

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.

Alumnus Lucas Clamp wins National Principal of the Year  @UofSC

For the second year in a row, a University of South Carolina education alumnus has been named National Principal of the Year by the National Association of ...

Midlands teen charged after allegedly harassing girl for social media accounts, phone number  WIS

A 14-year-old Irmo High School student has been hit with a simple assault charge following an incident where investigators say he wouldn't take no for an ...

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 ...

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 ...

Community Builder: Irmo couple helps give students international experiences  WIS10

One Irmo couple is dedicated to giving back to our local schools, and their involvement has led to a partnership between the University of South Carolina and ...

Who, what to watch for in SC high school weekend of champions  The State

Schedule, teams and athletes to watch when South Carolina High School League's soccer, tennis and track & field championships take place May 11-12, 2018.

S.C. HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE GIRLS SOCCER PLAYOFFS - River Bluff, Gray Collegiate advance to Lower State finals  Lexington County Chronicle

A pair of Lexington County girls' soccer team will be playing for a berth in the S.C. High School League finals on Monday. River Bluff and Gray Collegiate both ...

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

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 ...

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.

Here’s what you need to know about Midlands Gives on May 7  WIS10

Midlands Gives is an 18-hour, local online giving challenge presented by Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands' center on philanthropy.

BOYS SOCCER - Cats Kick Cancer Tournament Opens, Capital City City headed to 3rd Day  Lexington County Chronicle

The opening day of the annual Cats Kick Cancer Campaign opened with the host team playing to a tie.

SC high school soccer: Chapin tops Eastside for state title  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.

"It'll look like a first class stadium." -- New field turf has Irmo High officials boasting  WIS

Irmo High School is right in the middle of renovating the field at their football stadium, and instead of installing new grass, the school is entering the new age of ...

Midlands family files lawsuit after son dies following football practice

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH)-- A Midlands family has filed a lawsuit after their son died following a football practice two years ago.Related Story:River Bluff football ...

3 numbers, keys to May River’s boys soccer championship match against Indian Land  Hilton Head Island Packet

What to watch for Saturday in May River Class 3A boys championship match against Indian Land on Saturday, May 11, 2019.

BE, Wando, Philip Simmons reach state tennis finals; Summerville's run in baseball ends  Charleston Post Courier

The SCHSL Lower State boys tennis finals posed no worries for Bishop England, Wando and Philip Simmons on Monday as all three local teams advanced to ...

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.

Dreher soccer team has a shot at history

The Dreher boys soccer team can win its first state title with a win Friday over Eastside.

Devontae Shuler family ready for second homecoming, this time for NCAA Tournament  The State

The family of Devontae Shuler is scrambling for tickets to see the Ole Miss Rebels guard in his return to Columbia for the NCAA Basketball Tournament at ...

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