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Sumter-native Sears anxious to return to mound for Charleston Riverdogs

After spending much of April and all of July nursing a sore shoulder, Sumter native John Patrick Sears is ready to get back on the mound for the Charleston Riverdogs. The former Wilson Hall and Sumter P-15's left-hander is the third hometown hero … more

Generals kick off under new leadership

New Thomas Sumter Academy varsity football head coach Randy Stogner is anxious to begin his first season with the Generals. "I'm excited and ready to go," Stogner said. He better be because the Generals start today, traveling to Spartanburg to … more

Sumter High focused on stopping Crestwood QB Simon

Joshua Simon was going to be a focal point of the Sumter High School defense as it prepared for today's football game at Sumter Memorial Stadium's Freddie Solomon Field beginning at 7:30 p.m. Instead of prepping for the standout wide receiver Simon … more

No. 10 Blythewood, 5-1, visits No. 7 Sumter tonight for key Region IV-5A showdown

Sumter High School football head coach Mark Barnes said there was more excitement and anticipation from his Gamecocks in practice this week than there has been for any other game so far this season. And why shouldn't there be? Undefeated Sumter … more

Gators looking for the way back

The Lakewood High School varsity football team, which started out the season with a promising 3-0 start, has lost its last three games, and hasn't looked very competitive in doing so, going back to its 27-26 miracle victory over Manning on a … more

P-15's beat Florence 2-1 in 8 in opening game of state

FLORENCE –After doing practically everything right for the first seven innings on Monday, Sumter's Jacob Holladay made a mistake in the eighth inning of the P-15's opening game in the American … more

Sumter cruises past Lakewood 49-7

The Sumter High School football team completed a sweep of the Sumter County championship for a fourth straight season with a 49-7 victory over Lakewood on Friday at J Frank Baker Stadium. The … more

First Gamecock Bowl set for Saturday at Patriot Park

The 1st Gamecock Bowl youth football event sponsored by Sumter Country Recreation & Parks will be held on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. at Patriot Park SportPlex. The event will feature the two 11-12 year-old Sumter rec department tackle football … more

TSA volleyball opens with win; Barons fall

DALZELL - The Thomas Sumter Academy varsity volleyball team opened its season with a 3-1 victory over Trinity-Byrnes on Wednesday at Edens Gymnasium. The Lady Generals won by the scores of 21-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-15. Karleigh Young led TSA … more

Crestwood falls 14-7 to Manning

DALZELL -- In a game that saw almost as many punts as points, Manning High School's offense finally broke through with a big play late in the fourth quarter to secure a 14-7 win over Crestwood Friday … more

Sumter basketball standout Calvin Felder commits to Boston College

Sumter High School standout basketball forward Calvin Felder made a verbal commitment to play college basketball with Atlantic Coast Conference school Boston College on Friday at Sumter High School. "I felt at home," the 6-foot-8-inch Felder said … more

Wilson Hall still searching after 44-7 loss to Porter-Gaud

Sometimes you’re just simply outmatched, and that was the case for the Wilson Hall football team on Friday at Spencer Field. The Barons fell to the Porter-Gaud Cyclones 44-7. “We just have … more

'Cats get shot at Hammond

The Laurence Manning Academy varsity football team finds itself in an uncommon position heading into Friday's football game: looking to avoid a 3-game losing streak. Being able to do that though will not be an easy chore as the Swampcats play host … more

Lady Barons fall 6-0 to Ashley Hall in SCISA 3A semifinals

Wilson Hall's girls tennis team fell to Ashley Hall 6-0 in the semifinals of the SCISA 3A state playoffs on Friday at Palmetto Tennis Center. However, Lady Barons head coach Julia Sorrells was pleased with the performance of her team. "We faced … more

Barons up against another road test at 5-1 Cardinal Newman

After taking down Augusta Christian School 45-0 for homecoming last week, the Wilson Hall varsity football team looks to make it two wins in a row on Friday when it travels to Columbia to take on Cardinal Newman at 7:30 p.m. The Barons are … more

Laurence Manning cruises past Ben Lippen 35-19

MANNING - The Laurence Manning Academy varsity football team remained unbeaten on the season, moving to 4-0 with a 35-19 victory over Ben Lippen that was closer than the score might indicate. The Swampcats had little trouble moving the ball, … more

Sumter rolls past Bluffton 56-7 at homecoming

The Sumter High School football team didn't skip a beat against Bluffton on Friday at Sumter Memorial Stadium. The Gamecocks had 353 yards of total offense and a 49-0 lead at halftime and held the Bobcats to negative rushing yards in a 56-7 … more

Swampcats looking to stay among 3A unbeatens

The Laurence Manning Academy football team will finally make it back on the field on Friday when it plays host to Ben Lippen at Billy Chitwood Field beginning at 7:30 p.m. The goal for the Swampcats is a simple one: remain one of four undefeated … more

Sumter up to No. 7 in 5A poll without playing game

Although it didn't play due to games being postponed because of the threat of Hurricane Florence, the Sumter High School football team moved up a spot to No. 7 in the 5A poll of the S.C. Prep Media Football Poll released on Tuesday. The … more

Todd's 3-hit shutout in his finale lifts P-15's to 5-0 win over Chapin

ASHEBORO, N.C. - Lathan Todd left the Sumter P-15's with a nice parting gift on Thursday. Todd, Sumter's standout right-handed pitcher, played his final game in the American Legion baseball Southeast Region Tournament on Thursday because he has … more
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