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Wilson Hall's Blake Van Patten had eight hits in four games during the Ripken Experience.

Wilson Hall heads to the beach for Ripken Experience; baseball team goes 4-0, softball finishes 1-3

The Wilson Hall baseball and softball teams were busy this week, heading to Myrtle Beach to take part in the Ripken Experience on Monday and Tuesday. The baseball team had an incredible week, going 4-0 while scoring a total of 44 runs. The Lady …

The Wilson Hall baseball team celebrates during their 14-0 win over Providence Athletic Club on Thursday.

AREA ROUNDUP: Wilson Hall baseball bashes PAC before heading to the beach for spring break tourney

The Wilson Hall baseball team got one final tune-up before heading to Myrtle Beach for the Cal Ripken Experience next week, hosting Providence Athlete Club on Thursday. The Barons hadn't played in a week, so they rotated through five pitchers in …

Lakewood's Janiya Ray holds school records in the 100m dash but really made a name for herself as the anchor of the 4x100 team that placed second in the SCHSL 3A state meet last year.

The Grind, presented by The Bank of Clarendon: Lakewood's Janiya Ray driven to lead Gator track to success

When Lakewood's Janiya Ray wakes up in the morning, she only has two things on her mind. She starts by hitting the books. She put in the work to attack her academics, finishing most of her high school requirements early so she could spend her …

Sumter High's Molly Smith, left, and Emily Vipperman, center, both had top 15 finishes in both the 1,600m and 3,200m runs at the Bob Jenkins Coaches Classic on Saturday, March 23.

Sumter High, Lakewood, Wilson Hall, Thomas Sumter run in Bob Jenkins Coaches Classic

Four local track teams traveled to Spring Valley to take part in the Bob Jenkins Coaches Classic on Saturday, competing against some of the best track athletes in the state. Sumter High, Lakewood, Wilson Hall and Thomas Sumter all took part in …

Wilson Hall's Jackson Bonser scored five goals across three games this week.

SOCCER ROUNDUP: Wilson Hall tallies three shutouts in 3-0 week

The Wilson Hall soccer team had a great week on the pitch, going 3-0 against Ben Lippen, Pee Dee Academy and Camden Military. The toughest match opened the week, as the Barons pulled out a 2-0 win over Ben Lippen. Jackson Bonser scored twice, …

East Clarendon's Laiklyn Gaskins pitches against Johnsonville on Thursday.

SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: East Clarendon rallies for four in the 6th to beat Johnsonville

The East Clarendon softball team grabbed early control of their region with a 5-3 win over Johnsonville on Thursday. The victory hinged on the sixth inning, where EC rallied for four runs. An RBI single from Payton Hanniford tied …

Wilson Hall hosted a track meet with Lakewood, Crestwood, Laurence Manning, Ragin Prep and Lee Academy on Wednesday.

Wilson Hall track welcomes Lakewood, Crestwood, Laurence Manning, Ragin Prep, Lee Academy for meet

Local track teams came together at Wilson Hall on Wednesday, as the Barons hosted a meet that included Lakewood, Crestwood, Laurence Manning and Ragin Prep. The busy day on the track saw Wilson Hall …

Lakewood's Anna Grace Fowler throws to first against Camden on Tuesday.

Lakewood baseball, softball battle through growing pains in losses to Camden

Lakewood had their hands full when they welcomed Camden to town for both baseball and softball on Tuesday night. Both Gator squads are working through their share of growing pains early in the …

The Sumter High softball team cheers during their matchup with St. James on Friday.

AREA ROUNDUP: Sumter High baseball, softball get region wins over Carolina Forest

The Sumter High baseball and softball teams both got some much-needed wins on Monday when they made their trip to Carolina Forest. Both teams were coming off dropping their first region series with St. James last week but bounced back with …