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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

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

Four Sumter softball players named Academic All-Americans

Sumter High's Alicia Spann stands on the podium after winning the SCHSL 5A state title in the discus for the second straight year.

Sumter’s Spann, Manning’s Frierson win state titles, local schools all have placers

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's Shushan Hairston won the high jump at the 5A lower state meet to advance to the state championships on Friday.

State track meets set after local success at lower state

Crestwood Athletic Director Dwayne Edwards is seen with his former star Ja Morant during Morant's jersey retirement in December. Edwards is retiring after 34 years in the Sumter School District.

Sumter School District in search for ADs: Edwards retires from Crestwood, Johnson steps down from Sumter

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

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 golf team at the lower state championship in Loris.

Ardis narrowly misses trip to state as Sumter golf halted in lower state

The Lakewood baseball team will host their district championship game on Monday.

Playoff baseball, softball highlights 5 Things to Watch This Week

PLAYOFF ROUNDUP

Late errors sink Lakewood softball in loss to Oceanside

Former Sumter pitcher Charlie Barnes, seen here pitching for the Minnesota Twins last summer, has been dominant for the Lotte Giants of the Korean Baseball Organization. On Tuesday, he had his first setback, where he allowed more than one earned run for the first time in seven starts.

Former Gamecock Barnes hits 1st speed bump in KBO

The Sumter golf team gathers after placing second in the Region VI-5A Tournament on Monday at Beech Creek. The Gamecocks were represented by, from left to right, Ethan Budden, Rowe Newman, head coach Jeff Schaffer, Walker Cribb, Hayden Ardis, Chandler Moore and assistant coach Thomas Nock.

Sumter golf earns trip to lower state with 2nd place finish in region

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PHOTOS: Sumter soccer sweeps Crestwood to close out regular season

Clarendon Hall's Brock Mathis delivers during the Saints' 4-3 win over Wilson Hall on Thursday. Mathis pitched a complete game and drove in the game-winning run in the eighth.
AREA ROUNDUP

Clarendon Hall baseball outlasts Wilson Hall for 4-3 win in extras

The Lakewood baseball team will be at home on Tuesday to open the SCHSL 3A playoffs.
5 THINGS TO WATCH

Playoff action for baseball, softball, soccer highlights 5 Things to Watch This Week

PHOTOS: Sumter softball cruises past Crestwood

AREA ROUNDUP

Lee Academy beats OP on a walk-off by Thompson in extras

Sumter baseball misses playoffs after 2-1 loss to Socastee

Sumter High's Nicole Wells had two top-three finishes at the Coaches Classic Elite Meet on Saturday.

Wells shines as Sumter, Wilson Hall, TSA runs at Coaches Classic Elite