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Manning basketball gets wins over Georgetown, Estill

The Manning High basketball teams were busy this weekend, matching up with Georgetown on Friday before facing Estill in tournament action on Saturday. Both teams left the weekend with a pair of wins for MHS. The Manning girls pulled out a tight …

Lee Central's Shadae Rembert brings the ball up the court against Mullins on Tuesday.

Lee Central girls nearly shut out Mullins, boys falter on free throws

The night of basketball at Lee Central as the Stallions opened region play against Mullins was fascinating, to say the least. The Lady Stallions held Mullins scoreless in the first half and nearly pitched a shutout in a dominant 56-5 victory. The …

Sumter High's Rickell Brown and the Lady Gamecocks moved up to No. 4 in the latest SCBCA rankings.

Sumter girls jump to No. 4, Crestwood holds at No. 1 in latest SCBCA rankings

The South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association released its latest rankings on Tuesday.The Crestwood boys maintained their place atop SCHSL 3A despite Friday’s 60-52 loss to No. 9 Lake City. …

Sumter High's Shamira Andrews looks for room to shoot against Socastee on Friday.

Sumter High sweeps Socastee to open region play

The Sumter High basketball teams opened region play with a sweep of Socastee at home on Friday. The Lady Gamecocks rolled to an easy 53-27 win, while the boys earned a 48-35 victory. SHS took control of the girls game quickly, leading 13-6 at the …

Lee Central's My'Keriyah Holmes (23) shoots against East Clarendon on Tuesday.

Lee Central sweeps East Clarendon in tri-county matchup

East Clarendon hosted Lee Central for the second time this season on Tuesday. Much like their earlier matchup in December, the Stallions earned a sweep. The girls game was the closer of the two, with Lee Central winning 42-34. The Lady …

Crestwood's Tashiana Farmer (15) fights through contact on her way to the basket against Baptist Hill on Tuesday.

Crestwood's rout of Lee Central highlights 1st day of District 9 Christmas Tournament

The 25th installment of the District 9 Officials Christmas Basketball Tournament kicked off at Manning High School and Junior High on Tuesday. Tri-county participants included Lee Central's girls and boys teams, Crestwood's boys and girls teams, …

Manning's Justin Daniels and the Monarchs will play in their home gym in the District 9 Officials Christmas Basketball Tournament, which begins on Tuesday.

District 9 Christmas Basketball Tournament coming to Manning

Local basketball fans will flood to Clarendon County next week as Manning High School and Junior High will play host to the 25th Annual District 9 Officials Christmas Basketball Tournament. The tournament kicks off on Tuesday and concludes with …

PHOTOS BY CAL CARY / THE SUMTER ITEM  Crestwood's Javion Martin led SCHSL 3A in passing and touchdowns this season.

Best of the best: The Sumter Item names 25 to All-Area Football Team

The Sumter Item has selected 25 players to its All-Area Football Team. The team was selected based on nominations from local South Carolina High School League school coaches. Final selections were chosen by The Item sports department. This …

Manning's Monteque Rhames, left, and fellow South Carolina signee Markee Anderson of Dorman pose for a photo at the Shrine Bowl on Saturday.

Sumter's Gamble, Manning's Rhames reflect on Shrine Bowl experience

Sumter High's Zyeir Gamble and Manning High's Monteque Rhames represented South Carolina in the 86th-annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas on Saturday. Both got some game action with Gamble, an Appalachian State signee, totaling three tackles and …

Manning's Monteque Rhames, seated center, signs to continue his football career at South Carolina on Wednesday.

Coming home: Manning's Rhames signs with South Carolina

Manning defensive lineman Monteque Rhames II is staying home. The defensive star originally announced his commitment to play for South Carolina with a video on July 30, but a lot can change in the recruiting cycle. When it came time to officially …

Sumter High's Zyeir Gamble was named All-State for the second year in a row.

Local football players earn All-State honors from SCFCA

The South Carolina Football Coaches Association announced its All-State teams on Friday with a slew of tri-county players earning recognition in SCHSL 5A, 3A and 2A.3 GAMECOCKS NAMED ALL-STATEA trio …

Crestwood girls top 5A No. 2 Stall, boys explode for 98 to sweep

The Crestwood basketball teams hosted Stall on Monday. The Lady Knights, who fell out of the SCBCA Top 10 in 3A the same night, upset the No. 2 ranked team in 5A with a 59-50 win. The boys, …

Sumter High's Keziyah Sanders, center, and the Lady Gamecocks moved to No. 6 in 5A in the latest SCBCA rankings.

Sumter High, Crestwood rise in latest SCBCA polls

The first regular season South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association rankings were released Monday night with some noteworthy shifts in Sumter County.Both Sumter High squads rose in the latest …

Scott's Branch guard Randy Gibson drives against Manning on Saturday.

Manning, Scott’s Branch learn from early season rivalry test

Most of Clarendon County found its way to Manning High School on Saturday as the Monarchs played host to Scott’s Branch for the first of their two annual rivalry matchups. Manning faced their …