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SHS girls rebound in 2nd half while boys lose nailbiter

Sumter High School’s varsity basketball teams both got out to slow starts on their home court Friday against Carolina Forest. At the end of the night, the Lady Gamecocks rallied in the first half and pulled away down the stretch for a 60-37 …

SHS wrestlers face Ft. Dorchester in playoffs

47th Sumter Enduro set for Sunday

Lady Stallions roll past Kingstree 62-16

Sumter JV/B Team tourney concludes today

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No. 25 South Carolina looks for win at No. 8 Texas A&M

COLUMBIA — No. 25 South Carolina has followed both of its previous losses with victories in the next game. They look to do it for the third time on Saturday against Southeastern Conference co-leader in No. 8 Texas A&M. South Carolina (19-3, …

Coates' big night helps Gamecocks topple Kentucky 78-68

COLUMBIA — Alaina Coates had 27 points and 13 rebounds as No. 2 South Carolina overcame an injury to star Tiffany Mitchell to defeat No. 18 Kentucky 78-68 Thursday night and head to its showdown with top-ranked Connecticut at 22-0. Coates had …
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Clemson knocks off Wake Forest 76-62

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Clemson spent the first 20 minutes bumbling its way to its worst offensive output in any half all season. In the next, the attacking Tigers played with enough energy to turn in their best offensive output in six years under coach Brad Brownell.

Tigers try to replace DBs bound for NFL

CLEMSON — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney thought his team was filled up on defensive backs for next fall — until NFL dreams got involved. Three of last year’s starting secondary declared for the NFL draft shortly after the Tigers 45-40 loss to …
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Back from the brink

A 12-year effort to reestablish robust redhorse fish (Moxostoma robustum) to the Santee River system is showing signs of success. The project has been part of a three-state effort to restore robust redhorse population to the Atlantic coastal plain …
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TRIATHLON YMCA Indoor Triathlon The Sumter Family YMCA will have an indoor triathlon on March 5 at the YMCA located at 510 Miller Road. There will be an endurance event and a sprint event. The endurance event will include swimming 500 yards, biking 12 miles and a …