Monday, May 20, 2013
Junior Daniel Ott will intern at Harvard University's cancer research center for the summer.
A Lexington-Richland School District Five Biomedical Science student has received a highly competitive internship at Harvard University for the summer in the school’s cancer research center. Daniel Ott will participate in the Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE) program at the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. He is a junior at Dutch Fork High School and studies Biomedical Science at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies (The Center). “Daniel’s internship epitomizes the result of the collaboration between Dutch Fork and the Center’s Biomedical Science program,” said Julie Krusen, a Biomedical Science teacher at The Center. “We’re excited about this opportunity for Daniel and look forward to his work in the future.” …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Natalia Gonzalez-Guzman received an honorable mention for her First Amendment cartoon.
A Lexington-Richland School District Five second grader has earned honors in a nationwide First Amendment cartoon competition. Natalia Gonzalez-Guzman received an honorable mention in the elementary school comic strip division of the contest, which was sponsored by the Constitutional Rights Foundation, the California Administrative Office of the Courts and other groups. Gonzalez-Guzman was awarded a certificate, and her cartoon is featured on the website courtsed.org. The winning cartoons were selected from among hundreds of submissions, and judging was based on creativity and understanding of the First Amendment expressed in the drawing. California Fourth District Court of Appeal Judge Justice Judith D. McConnell said the selection …
The Yellow Jackets won 4-3 in the penalty kicks in a dramatic end to the state championship game.
Despite good attacks from both teams, the state championship was decided in penalty kicks, with Irmo taking home the trophy. See a play-by-play recap of the game here. Don't miss a headline! Like Irmo Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our free e-mail newsletter!
Friday, May 17, 2013
Irmo wins state 4A title.
Update: Irmo won the 4A state boys soccer title over Lexington on Saturday night, 4-3 in penalty kicks. Neither team scored in regulation or four overtime periods. But a Madison Gossett goal following an Irmo save gave the Yellow Jackets the title. Original story: The Irmo Yellow Jackets and the Lexington Wildcats will compete for the 4A soccer state championship title Saturday. The two teams meet at 6 p.m. at Gilbert High School. Irmo took home the Upper State Championship Tuesday night when they defeated Nation Ford, 3-1. The Yellow Jackets will play for their 16th state championship title. On the other side of the bracket, the Wildcats claimed the Lower State Championship Tuesday night when they defeated Dutch Fork, also 3-1. This is…
Brophy, currently boys soccer coach at Byrnes High, is replacing Irmo head soccer coach Phil Savitz.
Irmo High School has a new soccer coach for the 2013-2014 school year, according to a report. Matt Brophy, who is currently the boys soccer coach at Byrnes High School in Spartanburg, will coach soccer and teach physical education at Irmo High next school year, according to a report from Go Upstate Preps. Brophy is replacing current Irmo head soccer coach Phil Savitz, who will take on the head soccer coach position at Lexington's new River Bluff High when it opens in the fall. Brophy has coached Byrnes Rebels soccer for the past seven seasons, according to Go Upstate Preps, leading the team to 10 wins this this year. Read more from Go Upstate Preps.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Nathan R. Yon, 39, of Newberry, was set to lead the SC Science Academy scheduled to open in August in the former Parisian store in Richland Mall on Forest Drive.
The executive director of the South Carolina Science Academy was one of two men who died after a head-on collision on Interstate 26 Wednesday night. Nathan R. Yon, 39, of Newberry, was traveling west on I-26 in a 1989 Toyota pickup when he was struck by a 2004 GMC pickup traveling east in the westbound lane. Yon began work with the public charter school in 2011, assisting with the charter writing process and leading the academy's charter committee through the planning process and implementation of the school, according to its website. The SC Science Academy is a publicly funded school and learning laboratory that focuses on science, technology, engineering, mathematics, according to its website. The academy released the following …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Silver Foxes lost 3-1 to the Lexington Wildcats in the semifinals Tuesday night.
Update, 9:55 p.m.: The season is over for the Dutch Fork boys soccer team. The Silver Foxes lost 3-1 to the Lexington Wildcats Tuesday night in the Lower State Championship match. Dutch Fork finished their season with a 17-6-1 record. The Wildcats will go on to play the Irmo Yellow Jackets Saturday for the state title at Gilbert High School. Original story, 4 p.m.: The Dutch Fork boys soccer team will play for the Class 4A Lower State Championship Tuesday. The Silver Foxes host the Lexington Wildcats at 7 p.m. The winner will advance to Saturday's state title game at Gilbert High School. Dutch Fork (17-5-1) beat out Wando, West Florence and Fort Dorchester to advance to the semifinals. The Wildcats (16-9-1) claimed wins over South …
The two teams won their respective semifinal matches Tuesday and will move on to the finals.
Update, 9:32 p.m: The Irmo Yellow Jackets and the Lexington Wildcats will compete for the Class 4A soccer State Championship title Saturday after winning their respective matches Tuesday night. Irmo defeated Nation Ford 3-1, taking home the Upper State Championship. The Yellow Jackets will play for their 16th state championship title Saturday. On the other side of the bracket, the Wildcats came back to defeat Dutch Fork 3-1 after the Silver Foxes scored their only goal with 6 minutes on the scoreboard. This is the first time the Lexington High boys soccer team has reached the finals of the state championship. The two teams will play at 6 p.m. Saturday at Gilbert High School. Original story, 4 p.m.: The Irmo boys soccer team will play for…
Monday, May 13, 2013
Both teams will play at home Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Boys soccer teams at two Lexington-Richland District Five schools will play in the seminfinals of the playoffs Tuesday. The Irmo boys soccer team will play for the Class 4A Upper State Championship at 7 p.m. Tuesday at home when they take on Nation Ford. The Yellow Jackets (15-8) defeated Northwestern with a 2-1 victory Saturday night at W C Hawkins Stadium. The Dutch Fork boys soccer team will play for the Class 4A Lower State Championship at 7 p.m. Tuesday at home when they take on the Lexington Wildcats. Dutch Fork topped Fort Dorchester with a 2-1 win to advance to the Lower State Championship. Check back with Patch for updates.
Five teams of cafeteria workers from schools across the district will prepare meals Tuesday at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies in the competition.
Five mystery ingredients. Two courses. One title. Lexington-Richland School District Five cafeteria workers plan to prove they have what it takes to earn the title of District Five’s "Chopped" Champion. The cook-off will be held Tuesday at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies. “The goal was to have fun and showcase the talent that we have in our cafeterias," said District Five Student Nutrition Director Todd Bedenbaugh. "These individuals work hard everyday to provide healthy and delicious food for our students, many of whom have pretty discerning palettes. It’s not easy, but they do a great job. This contest helps put their talents and skills on display.” The five teams of three will prepare breakfast and lunch using five mandatory …