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Sumter High baseball reaches tournament championship game

CAMDEN - The Sumter High School baseball team advanced to the championship game of the Kershaw Richland County Spring Break Tournament with a 5-2 victory over Mid-Carolina on Tuesday at the Camden High field. Sumter will play in the championship …

Baylor forward Flo Thamba (0) fights for a rebound with Gonzaga forward Drew Timme (2) during the Bears' 86-70 win in the NCAA national championship on Monday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

Bears bullied Gonzaga to win first national championship

INDIANAPOLIS - The big, bad Baylor Bears bullied college basketball's beautiful game into a corner. The bid for an undefeated season, one game short. A first-time national champion, crowned. Baylor overwhelmed Gonzaga with a burst of power and …

Baylor guard Jared Butler (12) drives into a swarm of Gonzaga defenders during the Bears' 86-70 win in the NCAA national championship game on Monday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

Guards stayed at Baylor, paving way to Drew's dream NCAA title

Becoming national champion was a far-fetched dream when Scott Drew first uttered that possibility during his introduction as Baylor's coach after taking over a decimated and scandal-plagued program nearly 18 years ago. Yet a title felt …

Hubert Davis

UNC assistant Davis to take over for retiring Williams

North Carolina has reached an agreement with assistant coach Hubert Davis to take over the storied men's basketball program, a person with knowledge of the situation said Monday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity …

Former Sumter High School forward CJ Felder announced this weekend that he will transfer to Florida after spending two seasons at Boston College.

Sumter alum Felder to transfer to Florida

Two weeks ago, former Sumter High School forward CJ Felder announced he was entering the transfer portal after his coaching staff at Boston College was fired during his sophomore season. The former Gamecock didn't take long to find a new landing …

Bill Studenc, left, stands with his former high school physical education teacher Roy Williams, who retired as the head basketball coach at North Carolina on Thursday after 33 years in the profession.

Former student reflects on Roy Williams' retirement

Editor's note: Bill Studenc isn't from these parts, but he and Dennis Brunson worked together as wet-behind-the-ear journalists in Waynesville, North Carolina, many years ago. Bill had the privilege of knowing just retired North Carolina men's …

Gonzaga guard Joel Ayayi (11) and the Bulldogs will face UCLA in the Final Four on Saturday as they continue their quest for an undefeated season.

Next up: UCLA gets chance to stop undefeated Gonzaga

INDIANAPOLIS - Next up on the long list of wannabes eager to stop, or even slow, the undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs is a team basketball fans might have heard of: UCLA. In a strange twist that typifies a strange year, the legacy program with more …

South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston, right, blocks a shot by Stanford guard Lexie Hull (12) during the first half of a women's Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament semifinal game Friday, April 2, 2021, at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

Stanford tops South Carolina 66-65 to reach title game

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Haley Jones came up with a big shot, and Stanford got a little bit of luck to get back to the national championship game for the first time in 11 years. Jones scored 24 …

The Wilson Hall baseabll team will face off against Lee Academy on Friday.

Wilson Hall against Lee Academy baseball highlights 5 Things to Watch This Week

1. WILSON HALL, LEE MEET The local high school schedule is slim next week because of spring break, but there will be one matchup between two local baseball teams. Lee Academy will play host to Wilson …

South Carolina forward Victaria Saxton (5) and the Gamecocks will face Stanford in the Final Four on Friday.

VanDerveer, Staley prepare for Final Four rematch

SAN ANTONIO - Dawn Staley remembers talking to her Olympic coach Tara VanDerveer before she took the job at Temple two decades ago. The longtime Stanford coach actually suggested that Staley not become the head coach at the Philadelphia school …

UConn's Paige Bueckers celebrates in front of Baylor's DiJonai Carrington after the Huskies' 69-67 win in the Elite Eight round of the Women's NCAA tournament on Monday at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

No call: Baylor women call foul after NCAA loss to UConn

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - DiJonai Carrington first got hit on her elbow, then again in the face before falling hard to the floor with Baylor down by one with one second to go in the River Walk final against top-seeded UConn. The Lady Bears wanted a foul …

Baylor guard MaCio Teague (31) drives during the Bears' 81-72 win in the Elite 8 of the NCAA Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Monday.

Baylor beats Arkansas 81-72 for first Final Four in 71 years

INDIANAPOLIS - Baylor had been on the cusp of the Final Four twice before under coach Scott Drew, falling to the eventual champion both times. These Bears have a different kind of swagger to them, a confidence with the skill to back it up. Now …

Arizona guard Aari McDonald (2) drives past Indiana forward Mackenzie Holmes (54) during the Wildcats' 66-53 win in the Elite Eight of the women's NCAA tournament at the Alamodome in San Antonio on Monday.

McDonald powers Arizona past Indiana and into Final Four

SAN ANTONIO - Arizona asks Aari McDonald to do just about everything for the Wildcats. And just about every game, she delivers all she's got. McDonald scored 33 points in a dizzying display of razzle-dazzle shot making and gutsy leadership in …

Houston guard DeJon Jarreau (3) passes over Oregon State forward Maurice Calloo (1) during the Cougars' 67-61 win in the Elite 8 of the NCAATournament at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Monday.

Houston tops Oregon State, reaches Final Four

INDIANAPOLIS - Kelvin Sampson stood atop a ladder and yanked loose the remnants of the net from the rim. He turned toward the red-clad Houston fans and started pumping his right fist, the net clutched in that hand the entire time. Years of …

South Carolina forward Victaria Saxton (5) and the Gamecocks will face Texas in the Elite Eight of the women's NCAA Tournament on Tuesday.

South Carolina meets familiar foe in Elite Eight

In a career of major milestones and championship achievements, Texas coach Vic Schaefer just can't seem to get past South Carolina when it counts the most. The veteran coach in his first year with the Longhorns gets another chance Tuesday night …