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Palmetto Pro Open final scuttled

The tennis enthusiasts that gathered around the stadium court at Palmetto Tennis Center on Sunday for the final of the Palmetto Pro Open went away disappointed after the match was decided when No. … more

P-15's lose third straight, 7-4 to Garner, N.C.

SALISBURY, N.C. - The Sumter P-15's lost their third straight game on Saturday, falling to Garner, North Carolina, 7-4 in the North/South American Legion baseball tournament at Newman Park. Sumter, which played Rowan County, North Carolina, in a … more

Top seed Townsend to face second seed Lim; Sharma, Stefani win PPO doubles championship

The Palmetto Pro Open had a rarity in the first round of the singles main draw when each of the eight seeds advanced to the second round. On Saturday, it had another rarity occur. The Nos. 1 and 2 seeds won their semifinal matches and will play … more

Singles semis, doubles final set in Palmetto Pro Open

Top seed Taylor Townsend, No. 2 seed Alize Lim, defending champion Ashley Lahey and qualifier Gail Brodsky advanced to the semifinals of the Palmetto Pro Open singles main draw with quarterfinal … more

P-15's fall to Camden again, lose 6-5

CAMDEN --- Stephen Carmon was not ready to make space on the mantle for a League III championship trophy.Carmon, the first year Camden American Legion baseball head coach, hardly cracked a smile when … more

Defending champ Lahey advances to quarterfinals; three seeds fall

In the history of the Palmetto Pro Open, the times have been few and far between when all eight of the seeds in the singles main draw won their first-round matches. That happened on Tuesday at Palmetto Tennis Center. In Wednesday's second round, … more

P-15's hit road to play in North/South Tournament

The Sumter P-15's will be traveling to Salisbury, North Carolina, to take part in the North/South Tournament American Legion baseball tournament on Saturday and Sunday. That will be the start of a lot of baseball in a short period of … more

LMA's Fraser set to play basketball at Erskine

Laurence Manning Academy's Sarah Fraser knew that Erskine College was the school she wanted to attend to receive her college education. "Erskine is where I wanted to go, basketball or no basketball," Fraser said. Playing basketball is going to … more

Scott's Branch multi-sport standout signs with S.C. State

SUMMERTON - Because he is very good at several different things, Joshua Pringle of Scott's Branch High School is going to be able to compete in athletics at the collegiate level. Pringle recently signed with South Carolina State University in … more

USC Sumter soccer coach Fox to host World Cup seminar today

University of South Carolina Sumter men's soccer head coach Skottowe Fox will host a seminar to discuss the sport as well as the World Cup today beginning at 1 p.m. The meeting will take place in Room 127 of the Schwartz Building and will last 30 … more

Top-seeded Townsend tested in opening match in Palmetto Pro Open

Before playing in her first-round match in the main singles draw of the Palmetto Pro Open on Wednesday at Palmetto Tennis Center, No. 1 seed Taylor Townsend's most recent match was in a far grander venue: Roland Garros in Paris where the French Open … more

P-15's fall to Camden 2-1

The Sumter P-15's had a chance to take control of first place in League III in its American Legion baseball game against Camden Post 17 on Wednesday at Riley Park. Now Sumter has to find a way to get … more

Eight qualifiers earn way into first round of today's singles draw in Palmetto Pro Open

Maria Jose Portillo Ramirez and Hailey Baptiste found themselves on different ends of the spectrum in the singles qualifying draw of the Palmetto Pro Open beginning on Sunday. Each needed three victories just to get to the main draw, but Portillo … more

P-15's pick up league win with 6-0 shutout of Orangeburg

ORANGEBURG - The Sumter P-15's scored in three of the seven innings on Monday night in an American Legion Baseball League III game at Mirmow Field to top host Orangeburg Post 4 in a 6-0 shutout. The win swept the 2-game series with Orangeburg on … more

Sumter wrestler Hannah McElroy signs with PC

Hannah McElroy, the lone female wrestler on Sumter High School's varsity wrestling team, signed on with Presbyterian College's nascent women's wrestling team on Friday. McElroy said she became interested in the male-dominated sport because of her … more

Former world No. 35 Govortsova playing in Palmetto Pro Open after having baby

Olga Govortsova is trying to work her way back up the world rankings in women's tennis after taking time off to have a baby. Part of that journey means competing in qualifying tournaments to just get in the main draw for $25,000 USTA Pro Circuit … more

Pistons, Dwane Casey agree to 5-year deal

DETROIT - Dwane Casey has agreed to a five-year deal to become head coach of the Detroit Pistons, two people familiar with the situation have told The Associated Press. The people spoke Monday on condition of anonymity because the team had not … more

Manning-Santee beats Lake City 9-6

MANNING -- The Manning-Santee Post 68 American Legion baseball senior team improved to 4-5 on the season with a 9-6 victory over Lake City on Thursday at Monarch Field. Morgan Morris had two hits, … more

P-15's mercy-rule Hampton 10-0 in six

The Sumter P-15's American Legion baseball team survived its encounter with Hampton Post 108 on Friday, posting a 10-0 victory in a long 6-inning game at Riley Park. That may not sound too difficult, but three of Sumter's runs were scored by … more

Palmetto Pro Open starts today

The Palmetto Pro Open begins today with the first of three rounds of singles qualifying to fill out the 32-player main draw. Also, it will be a chance for the kids to have some fun as well. Sixty-four players will compete in 32 matches today … more
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