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Sumter High senior Hayden Ardis hits out of a bunker at Beech Creek, the Gamecocks' home course. Of all the lessons golf has taught Hayden, his most important was to not worry about imperfect shots because you'll never get them back.

The Grind, presented by Bank of Clarendon: Sumter High's Ardis puts everything together for stellar senior year

Golf is a sport of fine details. Every single swing can be undone by moving a hair too fast or dropping your hips ever so slightly. A centimeter can be the difference between dropping a chip five feet from the hole or slicing a shot 30 yards over …

Crestwood's Liliana Ignacio, center, is surrounded by family and Cedric Rembert, back left, after signing to play basketball at Pellissippi State on Thursday.

Crestwood's Ignacio, Kegler sign to continue athletic careers in college

As the school year comes to a close, every senior starts to hear the same question from family, friends, coaches and teachers: What's next? On Thursday, two Crestwood High School Knights were able to proudly proclaim, "I'm headed to the next …

Sumter High's Carson Todd, seated second from the right, is joined by family, coaches and administrators after signing to play baseball at USC Sumter on Monday.

Sumter High's Todd signs to play baseball at USC Sumter

Sumter High senior Carson Todd has gotten quite used to playing at Riley Park. The newly renovated park has seen quite a few of his electric performances on the mound as a member of the Sumter P-15's. Now, he has the chance to call the park home …

Lakewood's girls 4x100 team celebrates with head coach Youshi Kirkland, left, and assistant coach Anwond Boykin, right, after setting a school record at the SCHSL 3A state meet on Friday.

Lakewood, Crestwood, Sumter High, Lee Central take part in state track meets

The tri-county was busy on Friday and Saturday in the SCHSL state track and field meets. Lakewood and Crestwood traveled to Lower Richland on Friday for the 3A meet, while Sumter High was at Spring …

The track and field teams from East Clarendon and Scott's Branch took part in the SCHSL 1A state meet at Spring Valley on Thursday.

East Clarendon, Scott's Branch compete in SCHSL 1A state meet

The East Clarendon and Scott's Branch track and field teams traveled to Spring Valley for the SCHSL 1A state meet on Thursday. The Wolverines' top finish came in the throws, where they had three boys take part in the discus. Jordan Wright …

East Clarendon track sending 9 to SCHSL 1A state meet, Scott's Branch qualifies 3

The track and field teams from East Clarendon and Scott's Branch traveled to Whale Branch on Saturday, May 11, to take part in the SCHSL 1A lower state meet. Both programs were able to send athletes to the state meet, which will be held at Spring …

Lee Central track sends 2 to SCHSL 2A state meet

The Lee Central track and field team traveled to Woodland to take part in the SCHSL 2A lower state championships on Saturday. Two Stallions were able to advance to the state meet. Robert Joe was the lone individual to qualify after finishing …

Sumter High's Simone Wells qualified for the SCHSL 5A state meet in the long jump with a third-place finish at lower state on Saturday, May 11.

Sumter High track sends 8 to state

The Sumter High track and field team traveled to Cane Bay on Saturday, May 11, to take part in the SCHSL 5A lower state track meet. In total, eight Gamecocks qualified to represent SHS at the state meet at Spring Valley on Friday, May 17. All …

East Clarendon, seen celebrating a run against Lake View on Saturday, defeated Green Sea Floyds 8-1 on Monday to keep their season alive.

East Clarendon stays alive with 8-1 win over Green Sea Floyds; Latta next

The East Clarendon baseball team traveled to Green Sea Floyds on Monday with one thing on their mind: staying alive. After a heartbreaking 5-4 loss to Lake View on Saturday, a loss on Monday would …

Lakewood's Quinton Dais qualified for state in both the 110m and 400m hurdles.

Lakewood heads to SCHSL 3A state meet in 13 events; Crestwood advances in 10

The track and field teams from Lakewood, Crestwood and Manning all took part in the SCHSL 3A lower state championships on Saturday. Lakewood qualified for the 3A state meet in 13 events, while …

East Clarendon's Hallie Whitlock, center, is surrounded by family and coaches as she signs to join the acrobatics and tumbling team at Francis Marion on Tuesday.

East Clarendon's Whitlock signs with Francis Marion acrobatics, tumbling team

East Clarendon senior Hallie Whitlock has always had a passion for dance and gymnastics. She started working with KFA Dance and Gymnastics when she was just 6 years old and was an inaugural member of …

East Clarendon's Cayleigh Goff, second from right, stands with her fellow all-state medalists after finishing fifth at the SCHSL 1A state championship on Tuesday.

East Clarendon golf finishes 5th at 1A state tournament

The East Clarendon golf team traveled to Hartsville Country Club on Tuesday and put on quite the show. As a team, the Wolverines finished fifth with a team score of 347, missing out on fourth by just …

Sumter High's Remy Shauf, right, collides with Kiley Laux as she hauls in a catch against Chapin on Wednesday.

Sumter High softball runs out of gas in district championship loss to Chapin

The Sumter High softball team had an extremely long night on Wednesday. It started with a long first inning against Chapin for the SCHSL 5A District 5 championship. Lillie Ivey ran into her only …

The East Clarendon softball team meets at the mound during their matchup with Bamberg-Ehrhardt in the SCHSL 1A playoffs on Tuesday.

Mistakes snowball as East Clarendon softball falls to Bamberg-Ehrhardt in SCISA 1A playoffs

For the first five innings on Tuesday night, the East Clarendon softball team was cruising. The Lady Wolverines were hosting Bamberg-Ehrhardt in an elimination game in the SCHSL 1A playoffs and …