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Crestwood's Tony Pollard (7) and the rest of the Knights are looking to hit the ground running in Region IV-4A against defending champion A.C. Flora on Friday in Columbia.

Bye, bye week: Crestwood opens region play against defending IV-4A champion A.C. Flora

Fresh off a bye week, the Crestwood High School football team is aiming to continue its positive momentum when it travels to Columbia on Friday to face A.C. Flora. The Knights will be opening play in Region IV-4A, and they'll be doing it against …

Crestwood  running back  Jaice Calderon (28) rushed for 88 yards and  a touchdown in the Knights' 24-8 road win over Darlington on Friday.

Crestwood now 2-2 after terrible start

It was not a pretty start to the football season for Crestwood High School. The Knights opened the year with a 23-0 loss to 5A West Florence, and it was followed up by a 63-2 shellacking at the hands of 5A Sumter. However, as 4A CHS prepares to open …

Manning quarterback Caleb Wright (2) hands the ball off to running back Irvin Mares against Lakewood on Friday. Wright is taking over for Corey Graham at quarterback after Graham tore his anterior cruciate ligament against Wilson. Manning plays host to Crestwood on Friday.

Crestwood heads to Manning with Monarchs down starting QB

The Manning High School football team had a rough first test without Corey Graham at quarterback last week, falling to Lakewood 33-14. Unfortunately for the Monarchs, that isn't a short-term problem, as they found out this week that Graham has a …

Knights improve to 7-0 with sweep of Lee Central

Bishopville - The Crestwood Knights varsity volleyball team improved to 7-0 on the season with a 3-0 sweep of Lee Central on Tuesday night. The Knights swept Lee Central at home in their season …

Crestwood gets much-needed victory over Richland Northeast

It turns out that playing perhaps the toughest schedule in South Carolina high school football over the first two weeks of the regular season has some benefits to it after all. After blowout losses to a pair of undefeated 5A powerhouses, …

East Clarendon sophomore Talaysia Cooper (10) has been selected as one of the Elite Girls basketball players in the state for the 2019-20 season by the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association.

East Clarendon's Cooper named to SCBCA Elite Girls list

East Clarendon High School's Talaysia Cooper is one of eight girls named to the Preseason Elite Girls list by the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association. Seven local schools and four other local student-athletes were recognized by the …

East Clarendon's  Tyjhai Calvin (1) carries the ball during  the Wolverines' win  over Johnsonville on  Friday. Calvin has  provided EC with a  huge spark on both  sides of the ball and will look to carry that  momentum into Friday's playoff matchup with Woodland.

East Clarendon heads to Woodland for tough first-round matchup

Last season East Clarendon High School's football team won its last two regular season games, but just missed out on the playoffs. The Wolverines were on the outside looking in with a 4-way tie for the final spot. That late run put a fire in the …

Sumter defensive back Zyeir Gamble (19) is congratulated by teammate Jabari Tiller after one of his two interceptions in the Gamecocks' 34-14 win over Irmo on Friday. Sumter plays host to Woodmont in the first round of the 5A state playoffs on Friday.

Gamecocks will play host to Woodmont in playoff opener

Sumter High School will play host to Woodmont in the first round of the 5A football state playoffs on Friday at Memorial Stadium. The Gamecocks are one of the three local teams who will be hosting home games on Friday, while six others will open …

Scott Cook - head coach - East Clarendon

EC tops Johnsonville 38-22 in rowdy contest

TURBEVILLE - Riot gear seemed to be the proper Homecoming attire on Friday at East Clarendon's Shad Hall Field after officials seemingly lost control in a hotly-contested first half between the homestanding Wolverines and visiting …

Sumter wide receiver Tylee Craft (13) and the Gamecocks maintained their fifth-place ranking in 5A in the S.C. Prep Media Football Poll this week.

Clarendon Hall drops to fifth in prep poll after loss

Clarendon Hall dropped from second to fifth in SCISA 8-man football in the S.C. Prep Media Football Poll released on Tuesday after falling to Wardlaw Academy last Friday. The Saints were the only one of the local teams who are ranked to change …

PHOTOS PROVIDEDFormer Crestwood High School standout and Memphis Grizzlies rookie Ja Morant poses with the children that he and Academy Sports + Outdoors surprised with a back-to-school shopping spree in Memphis, Tennessee, on Monday.

Former Crestwood standout Morant helps Memphis children go shopping

Ja Morant is starting to become a part of the community in his new home - Memphis, Tennessee - so much so that he helped 25 Memphis-area children get ready for school on Monday. Morant, the former Crestwood High School standout who was the second …