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PHOTOS BY MICAH GREEN / THE SUMTER ITEMCrestwood High School head coach Roosevelt Nelson, center, puts his football team through various drills at a recent practice.

Crestwood High School works on solidifying football units

The Sumter Item sports writer Danny Kelly conducted a question-and-answer interview with each of the 12 high school football coaches in Sumter, Clarendon and Lee counties, asking each the same five questions about their recently concluded spring …

MICAH GREEN / THE SUMTER ITEM  Ja Morant talks to members of the media during Ja Morant Day at Crestwood earlier this year. The former Knights standout and Murray State All-American point guard is expected to hear his name called as the No. 2 overall selection in the NBA draft by the Memphis Grizzlies today.

Ja Morant's super fast track from Crestwood to NBA comes to fruition today in NBA draft

At this time two years ago, Ja Morant had just graduated from Crestwood High School and was getting ready to head to Murray State to play college basketball. While he was preparing to play with an NCAA Division I program, the National Basketball …

Former Crestwood High School and Murray State point guard (12) is projected to be the second overall pick by the Memphis Grizzlies in Thursday's NBA draft.

Crestwood's Edwards knew Morant was special, just not how special

Memphis or Manhattan.That's the only question left for Ja Morant as he waits to see which city he'll call home after Thursday's NBA draft. If the mock drafts are to be believed, then Morant likely won't have to wait very long to hear his name …

AP FILE PHOTO Former Crestwood High School and Murray State point guard Ja Morant (12) is projected to be the second overall pick by the Memphis Grizzlies in Thursday's NBA draft.

Former Crestwood, Murray State standout Morant tops list of point guards for upcoming NBA draft

Ja Morant, Darius Garland and Coby White make up a clear top tier of point guards in next week's NBA draft, though one has barely played in the past year. Morant was an NCAA Tournament star for Murray State, while White blossomed into a …

Surrounded by family and his coach, Crestwood soccer standout Zeke Workman signs a scholarship to play college soccer at Emory & Henry College in Emory, Virginia.

Crestwood's Workman signs to play soccer with Emory & Henry

Crestwood High School soccer defensive center midfielder Zeke Workman is true to his name. After working hard on the pitch, the senior signed to play soccer with Emory & Henry College in Emory, Virginia, next season in a ceremony at Crestwood …

Hines Furniture Players of the Year: Lakewood's Juwan Perdue, East Clarendon's Talaysia Cooper

JUWAN PERDUE Lakewood High School Boys Basketball STATISTICS: The senior averaged a double-double for Lakewood with 19 points and 10 rebounds per contest. He was an all-region and all-state …

East Clarendon High School football players go through their drills during one of their spring practices. Wolverine head coach Scott Cook likes where his team stands as it prepares for the 2019 season.

East Clarendon football's Cook optimistic coming out of spring practice

The Sumter Item sports writer Danny Kelly conducted a question-and-answer interview with each of the 12 high school football coaches in Sumter, Clarendon and Lee counties, asking each the same five questions about their recently concluded spring …