Tuesday, February 18
MANNING -- It took a while for the Manning High School varsity girls basketball team to shove it into overdrive in Monday's 3A state playoffs first-round game against Loris, but once it did there was no looking back.
If the Sumter High School varsity girls basketball team is to make a return trip to the 5A upper state championship game this season, it will be taking pretty much the same route it did a year ago.
The Lady Gamecocks, who lost to Irmo 50-47 on …
Thursday, February 13
MANNING -- Sometimes basketball is a simple game.
Whoever hits the most free throws wins.
That was the case on Tuesday when the No. 2 ranked Bishop England boys basketball team escaped John F. Thames Gymnasium with a 60-56 victory over …
Wednesday, February 12
The Item’s Wednesday Watch is a weekly look at the buzz around tri-county sports. The Item sports staff will pick its most noteworthy stories, stats and quotes for the week.
1. USC women …
Saturday, February 8
Manning High School’s varsity boys basketball team improved to 15-8 overall and 6-3 in region play with an 88-38 road victory over Hanahan on Friday night. The Monarchs had previously beaten Hanahan 63-60 on Jan. 21.
MANNING - Aaron Smith was a standout wide receiver for Manning High School as a junior, and he was a standout running back for the Monarchs as a senior. Oh yeah, and he was also versatile enough where he was a star linebacker as well.
And it is …
Manning High School’s varsity boys basketball team improved to 14-8 overall and 5-3 in Region 3A-VII play, beating Waccamaw 64-51 on Tuesday night. The Monarchs previously lost to Waccamaw 67-66 on Jan. 17.
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 …
Twenty-five players have been selected to the 2019 The Sumter Item All-Area Football Team.
The team is selected based on nominations from the head coaches of the seven South Carolina High School League schools in Sumter, Clarendon and Lee …
2. Mauldin3. Irmo
4. Dutch Fork
7. Wade Hampton
8. River Bluff
9. Fort Dorchester
2. T.L. Hanna
4. Goose Creek