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Sumter High's Ahmari Samuel, seated center left, signs to continue his basketball career at USC Salkehatchie on Thursday. He was joined by family and Sumter head coach Bryan Brown, standing center left.

Sumter High's Samuel and Pollard sign to play college basketball

Sumter High School's Ahmari Samuel and Adam Pollard had to wait a little longer than they would've liked, but the duo is going to play college basketball. After not getting the desired college attention during their season with the Gamecocks, …

Manning has promoted Lamont Britt, back, to take over the boys basketball program. He replaces Clarendon 2 Superintendent Shawn Johnson after one season.

Britt looks to bring consistency to Manning as head boys basketball coach

Manning High School will have its third basketball coach in three seasons next winter, but it will once again be a familiar face. After one season of having Clarendon 2 Superintendent Shawn Johnson as head coach, the Monarchs are turning to one …

Manning has promoted Lamont Britt, right, to take over the boys basketball program. He replaces Clarendon 2 Superintendent Shawn Johnson after one season.

Manning promotes Britt to head basketball coach

Manning High School will have its third basketball coach in three seasons next winter, but it will once again be a familiar face.After one season of having Clarendon 2 Superintendent Shawn Johnson as …

Sumter High's Jakarriez Sanders, seated center left, signs to continue his track and field career at Claflin University on Thursday. He was joined by family as well as Sumter High track coaches Mironda Scott, back left, and Corey Mitchell.

Sumter High runners Sanders, Jefferson sign for college track

Two senior track and field athletes from Sumter High had the chance to continue their running careers on Thursday as Jakarriez Sanders and Nick Jefferson each made their next stop official. Sanders is heading to Claflin to run for former Gamecock …

Sumter High shortstop Samantha Kirkhart was one of four Academic All-Americans for the Lady Gamecocks.

Four Sumter softball players named Academic All-Americans

Four members of the Sumter High School softball team have been named Easton/NFCA All-American Scholar athletes. The four Lady Gamecock athletes to receive the honor are freshman Hannah DuRant, sophomore Madison Long and juniors Samantha Kirkhart …

Scott's Branch boys basketball coach Kevin Miller has been promoted to athletic director.

Scott’s Branch promotes Miller to AD, State hired as football coach

The winds of change are blowing through Scott’s Branch.After returning for a third stint with the Eagles as head football coach and athletic director in the 2021-22 school year, Leonard Johnson …

Will McMillan is leaving the East Clarendon baseball program to become the head coach at Sumter High.

McMillan named head baseball coach at Sumter High, Cook returns to the dugout at East Clarendon with Johnson as an assistant

Sumter High School didn’t have to go too far to find its next head baseball coach. After five seasons as head coach at East Clarendon Will McMillan will make the drive over from Turbeville to …

Lakewood point guard Stevye Sinkler, seated center right, is joined by family as she signs her letter of intent to play basketball at Denmark Technical College.

Lakewood’s Sinkler signs to play basketball at Denmark Tech

Lakewood point guard Stevye Sinkler has made a career out of overcoming obstacles.As a sophomore, she tore her ACL. While on the road to recovery, COVID-19 erased most of her senior season. She …

East Clarendon's Kyler Odom pitched a 3-hit shutout in the first game of the Wolverines' doubleheader with Johnsonville on Wednesday. He entered the second game in relief, throwing just one pitch before the Flashes earned a walk-off win to advance to the 1A state championship series.

East Clarendon falls two outs shy of state series with 6-5 loss to Johnsonville

The last three outs of a baseball game tend to be the hardest to get.Those outs only get more difficult to attain as the games get more important. On Wednesday, that last inning of outs proved to be …

East Clarendon's Grant Barrineau pitched 6 1/3 shutout innings as the Wolverines beat Branchville on Tuesday to advance to the 1A lower state championship.

East Clarendon blasts Branchville 9-0, face Johnsonville for 1A lower state title tonight

Coaches always want to see their seniors step up in their team’s biggest moments. That’s exactly what Grant Barrineau did for the East Clarendon baseball team on Tuesday.The Wolverines …

The Laurence Manning baseball team will play for the SCISA 3A state championship this week.

SCISA baseball, softball state championship series highlight 5 Things to Watch This Week

1. LMA PLAYS FOR 3A BASEBALL TITLEThe Laurence Manning baseball team earned a spot in the SCISA 3A state championship series. They will face Ben Lippen in a best-of-3 series for the state title. The …

East Clarendon's Kyler Odom pitched 5 1/3 perfect innings against Green Sea Floyds in the lower state playoffs on Thursday.

East Clarendon baseball advances in lower state with win over Green Sea Floyds

The East Clarendon baseball team made the long drive to Green Sea Floyds on Thursday looking for some revenge.Last season, the Wolverines hosted Green Sea Floyds in their district championship game, …

The East Clarendon softball team saw its season end with a walk-off loss on Wednesday.

East Clarendon softball falls to Bamberg-Ehrhardt in extras, ending season

An error proved to put the final nail in East Clarendon's softball season on Wednesday. The Lady Wolverines fell to Bamberg-Ehrhardt 11-10 in extra innings, as an errant throw sent in the final run in the eighth. Maddie Newsome walked two batters …

Manning golf swings away at lower state

PHOTOS PROVIDED The Manning golf team traveled to Camden Country Club on Monday to take part in the 3A Lower State Golf Tournament. The Monarchs fell short of state with a ninth-place finish. Manning's top golfers were Parah Anderson, bottom …

Sumter's Nicole Wells qualified for lower state in three events.

Sumter track takes second in region, sends slew to lower state on Saturday

The Sumter High track and field team shined at the Region VI-5A meet last week, sending a total of 14 individuals and four relay teams to Saturday's lower state championships. Both the boys and girls finished second in the region as a team. They …