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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 …

Laurence Manning's Brandon King scored his 1,000th career point in the Swampcats' loss to Trinity Collegiate on Friday.

Laurence Manning falls in OT against Trinity as King scores 1,000th career point

Both Laurence Manning teams suffered defeat in their region openers against Trinity Collegiate on Friday night. SWAMPCATS DROP OT THRILLER It was a back-and-forth contest between LMA and the …

Laurence Manning's Meri Ellen Johnson, center, is surrounded by family and coaches after signing her letter of intent to run at Francis Marion. She was joined by her parents, Frank and Paul, seated, and coaches, back from left, Karla Beard, Becky Driggers and Rachel Conklin.

Laurence Manning's Johnson signs to run at Francis Marion

A year ago, Laurence Manning's Meri Ellen Johnson had no intention of running cross country. She was gearing up for track, and she's primarily a sprinter, not a distance runner. But head coach Karla Beard and a few other coaches made the pitch …

Wilson Hall's Jones DesChamps scored 13 points in a win over Orangeburg Prep on Wednesday.

Wilson Hall splits with Orangeburg Prep

The Wilson Hall basketball teams faced Orangeburg Prep on Wednesday. The Lady Barons struggled to get their offense going in a 44-18 loss, while the boys rolled to a 56-36 win. The WH girls got out to a slow start, trailing 14-7 at the end of the …

Wilson Hall's Connor Smith, seated, is surrounded by family and coaches after signing with Charleston Southern on Friday. He was joined by, from left, coach Jerry Roth; his mother, Kristine; father, Dustin; sister, Kaitlyn; coach Rip Ripley and coach Reid Schwartz.

Wilson Hall's Smith signs to run at Charleston Southern

Wilson Hall's Connor Smith has spent the last two years rewriting the history books for Baron cross country and track. Now he's decided which school he wants to climb the record books at next. The star runner signed the dotted line on Friday …

Wilson Hall hoops teams open 2023 with losses to Hammond

The Wilson Hall basketball teams opened the new year by welcoming Hammond to town on Wednesday, losing both contests. The Lady Barons struggled to find offense in a 58-29 loss, while the boys fell 42-36. The Lady Barons were slow out of the gate, …

Ragin Prep's Jamie Richardson scored 17 points in a win over Cambridge Academy last week on his way to the Hines Furniture Athlete of the Week.

Ragin Prep's Richardson leading Rams' 2nd-year rise

Ragin Prep is trending in the right direction amid its second basketball season. One of the main reasons is Jamie Richardson. The freshman stepped up for the Rams last week as they went 1-1 in the Richard Winn Holiday Tournament, improving to …

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, …

The Lee Academy football team had six players on The Sumter Item's All-Independent Team after winning the SCISA 1A state championship.

SCISA stars: The Sumter Item names 25 to All-Independent Football Team

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

Thomas Sumter swept by Carolina Academy

The Thomas Sumter basketball teams hosted Carolina Academy on Tuesday. Both teams struggled offensively as the girls lost 29-18 and the boys fell 57-33. The Generals got out to an electric start in the boys game, scoring 19 points in the opening …