Reflections
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Today concludes the look back in time to Sumter's outstanding sports programs of the first quarter of the 20th century. - In February of 1917, the Sumter Tennis Association met at the YMCA and organized for the upcoming season. The club elected … more
Sumter has had a rich sports history from its inception. The first quarter of the 20th century alone merits examination, in fact. Part I today begins a look back at some of the highlights of teams and athletes from that period, and the two-part … more
About 1883 C.T. Mason became interested in solving the problem of picking cotton by machinery. After several years, he succeeded in perfecting a mechanical device that would remove the cotton from the open boll without injuring the plants, and he … more
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