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Laurence Manning running back Wyatt Rowland (22 )has committed to Presbyterian and is expected to sign with the Blue Hose on Wednesday.

Wednesday to be busy signing day for local athletes

There will be plenty of local high school football players putting ink to paper on Wednesday in Phase 2 of National Signing Day. Sumter High School will have at least six players signing. Crestwood is set to have six, Lakewood four, Lee Central …

Lady Knights remain undefeated in region with 47-24 victory, Knights fall to A.C. Flora

The combination of Region IV-4A leader A.C. Flora visiting The Castle and what Crestwood High School varsity boys basketball coach Aric Samuel might term as home court jitters led to a 72-47 romp by the Falcons on Friday.

Lakewood guard Quentin Hodge scored 25 points in the Gators' 58-33 win over Crestwood on Tuesday.

Lady Knights down Lakewood, Gators win boys game in rivalry matchups

It took the Crestwood High School varsity girls basketball team into the fourth quarter to separate itself from Sumter School District rival Lakewood on Tuesday at The Swamp. It only took the Lakewood boys a half to take control of its game. The …

Sumter-Palmetto Rotary Club president Ken Bell, right, speaks to the boys basketball head coaches at the three Sumter School District high schools, left to right, Lakewood's Ed Scott, Crestwood's Aric Samuel and Sumter's Bryan Brown, after recently spoke to the club. Each coach is in his first year at his respective school, but they all knew of each other in some manner before ending up in Sumter together.

Three Sumter School District first-year boys hoops coaches share good relationships

This has been an interesting year for boys high school basketball in Sumter School District. Each of the schools is under the direction of a first-year coach. Well, Lakewood's Ed Scott is a legitimate first-year head coach. Crestwood's Aric …

Big second quarter lifts Lady Knights past LR

Crestwood High School's varsity girls basketball team opened the second quarter of Friday's Region IV-4A game with Lower Richland on a 13-2 run that broke open what had been a close game and helped propel the Lady Knights to a 61-42 win at The Castle.

East Clarendon falls to Woodland in first round 56-34

TURBEVILLE -- On a night where the term hotly contested could be considered an understatement, Woodland came into East Clarendon's gymnasium and played the role of bracket buster, knocking the higher seeded Wolverines out in the first round of the 2A state playoffs with surprising ease, 56-34.

East Clarendon's Talaysia Cooper recorded a quadruple-double in the Lady Wolverines' 55-36 win over Barnwell on Tuesday.

Cooper nets quadruple-double as EC rolls past Barnwell

TURBEVILLE -- Whenever Talaysia Cooper takes the floor for East Clarendon High School’s varsity girls basketball team, people expect to see spectacular things. The Lady Wolverines' super …

Calvin notches double-double, Wolverines fall to Johnsonville 67-56

East Clarendon’s varsity boys basketball team fell to 17-5 overall and 11-2 in region play with a 67-56 road loss to Johnsonville on Monday night. The Wolverines beat Johnsonville 65-56 back on Jan. 10.

Calvin scores 1,000th point, East Clarendon downs Latta 63-62

East Clarendon High School’s varsity boys basketball team improved to 17-4 overall and 11-1 in region play with a 63-62 victory over Latta on Tuesday night.

East Clarendon's Jeremy Baker, right, is part of the school's first wrestling team and is trying to help build a foundation.

EC's Graham happy with first-year wrestling team as season coming to a close

Maybe it was the turkey. In the first practice after Thanksgiving break, East Clarendon High School wrestling head coach Kevin Graham noticed something different about his team. Something had finally clicked for the wrestlers on the school's …

Lady Knights dominate District 9 basketball tourney Friday

After playing its three scheduled games in the 23rd Annual District 9 Officials Christmas Basketball Tournament, Crestwood High School's varsity girls team appeared to be the class of the 4-team field, by a wide margin. Playing twice on Friday at …

Crestwood's Dynasia Jackson and the Lady Knights will play in the 23rd Annual District 9 Officials Christmas Basketball Tournament this week.

Crestwood, Scott's Branch to play in District 9 Officials Christmas Basketball Tournament

The 23rd Annual District 9 Officials Christmas Basketball Tournament will be held Thursday through Saturday at Morris College's Garrick-Boykin Human Development Center. The tournament will feature the girls teams from Crestwood, Hartsville, …

A major shake up could be around the corner for Sumter Athletics, as a reclassification proposal for the 2020-22 school years would see the Gamecocks move to Region VI, which includes four other schools that are all in Horry County.

SCHSL realignment proposal affects each local high school

The South Carolina High School League released its reclassification proposal for the 2020-22 school years, and all seven of the high schools in Sumter, Clarendon and Lee counties will be affected in some way. Sumter High will remain in 5A, but it …

Knights defeat Camden 51-49 for third win in four games

Crestwood won for their third time in their last four games, defeating Camden 51-49 on Tuesday night.

Tee Morant, center in the back, father of Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant, brought gifts from his son to Crestwood High School to give back to the community on Tuesday.

Grizzlies' Morant supplies Christmas gifts to local kids

Christmas came early for several middle school and high school students in the Sumter area on Tuesday when former Crestwood High School standout and Memphis Grizzlies rookie point guard Ja Morant gifted backpacks full of goodies to several students …