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Sumter's Jabari Tiller carries the ball during Sumter's 23-10 win over Socastee on Friday.

Sumter, Lakewood defend home fields to highlight Friday night's action

SUMTER 23SOCASTEEE 10 The Gamecocks improved to 5-1 (2-0 in Region VI-5A) with a 23-10 win over Socastee on Friday. The Gamecocks have a bye week next week. LAKEWOOD 22MANNING 16 Lakewood …

Laurence Manning quarterback Tyler June (1) hands off to Nolan Osteen (6) during the Swampcats' 21-17 win over Porter-Gaud on Friday.

June's late score lifts Laurence Manning over Porter-Gaud 21-17

It's a different world after a whole year of dealing with COVID-19, but one tradition that remains the same is finding interesting football matchups unfolding in the woods at Laurence Manning Academy. If you weren't there on Friday, then you missed …

Laurence Manning's Nolan Osteen (5) and the Swampcats travel to Columbia today for a rematch of the last two SCISA 3A state championship games against Hammond.

Laurence Manning football not defining season by matchup with Hammond

Laurence Manning will see some familiar faces when they make the trip to Columbia on Friday night. The Swampcats will face off against Hammond, the team they have played in the last two SCISA 3A state championships. While it won't define playoff …

Wilson Hall swimmers set 3 school records at Pinewood

The Wilson Hall swim team had a strong showing in a meet at Pinewood Prep on Saturday. The boys team finished in second place and set three new school records in the process. Overall, Wilson Hall finished in fourth. Sydnee Richardson and Jack …

Crestwood's Quinton Harrison had an 80-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the Knights' 44-20 win over Marlboro County on Friday.

Knights defend castle behind Sumter Touchdown Club Player of the Week performances from Scott and Harrison

Crestwood came into Friday's matchup with Marlboro County hungry for a win. The Knights were fresh off a 45-18 loss to Irmo and were opening Region VI-3A play with a Homecoming matchup. CHS was able to run away with a 44-22 win thanks to a strong …

Laurence Manning quarterback Tyler June (11) struggled through the air, but led LMA with 74 rushing yards in the Swampcats' 14-7 loss to First Baptist on Friday.

Laurence Manning falls to First Baptist in defensive slugfest

The Laurence Manning Academy football team was missing a few key pieces when they faced First Baptist on Friday. Most notably, head coach Austin Floyd.Floyd wasn’t battling COVID-19. No, he had …

Wilson Hall's Tate Sistare passed for 172 and two touchdowns, while rushing for 94 yards and another score, in the Baron's 40-27 loss to Trinity Collegiate on Friday.

Sumter Touchdown Club recognizes Aiken, Morris, Sistare and Kimbro as season’s first players of the week

The Sumter Touchdown Club is in full swing this week, as it will recognize its first four Players of the Week on Friday. Wilson Hall quarterback Tate Sistare is the Offensive Player of the Week, and Darius Aiken of Clarendon Hall is the Defensive …

Laurence Manning's Nolan Osteen (5) and the Swampcats open their season at home against Heathwood Hall on Friday.

Kicking off, finally: Quarantine leaves Laurence Manning little time to prepare for opener vs. Heathwood

The Laurence Manning football team started its season behind the 8-ball. The Swampcats were under quarantine and forced to miss their Week 0 game against Lewisville last week because of COVID-19. Now, LMA is trying to get back on track as they …

Laurence Manning wide receiver Brandon King is slated to return for the Swampcats’ opener against Lewisville after tearing his ACL last season. LMA went 9-4 last year, losing to Hammond in the 3A state championship game.

Laurence Manning begins quest for third straight championship appearance

This preview comes from an interview with Laurence Manning head coach Austin Floyd on The Blitz. You can listen to the full episode here. Laurence Manning Academy has played for the SCISA 3A …

Sumter's Keion Brown (3) and the Gamecocks will open their season on Saturday against Lakewood.

SCHSL, SCISA football is back to highlight 5 Things to Watch This Week

1. FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL RETURNSWhile schedules for S.C. High School League teams are still in flux, the season is still slated to begin on Friday. Crestwood will open up at Airport, East Clarendon …

PHOTOS: Laurence Manning baseball holds on to beat Wilson Hall

The Laurence Manning baseball team was able to stave off a late comeback attempt to beat Wilson Hall 7-6 on Thursday, giving the Swampcats the sweep of their two matchups this week. Here's a look at …

PHOTOS: Laurence Manning baseball outlasts Wilson Hall

The Laurence Manning baseball team held onto a 7-4 region win over Laurence Manning on Tuesday. Here's a look at the action courtesy of The Item's Micah Green.

PHOTOS: Wilson Hall and Laurence Manning face off at the Nash Student Center

Wilson Hall and Laurence Manning faced off at the Nash Student Center on Monday with the Lady Barons claiming victory in the girls game, while LMA took home the win in the boys matchup. Here's a look …

PHOTOS: Laurence Manning boys take down Lee in Baron Classic

Laurence Manning took down Lee Academy in the Baron Classic on Friday. Here's a look at the action through the lens of The Item's Tim Leible.

PHOTOS: Laurence Manning falls to Hammond 26-6 in the SCISA 3A championship game

The Laurence Manning football team fell to Hammond 26-6 in the SCISA 3A championship on Friday. Here's an inside look from the game courtesy of The Item's Micah Green.