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Crestwood's Jamiya Lindsay, front, signed with the track and field program at Wingate this week.

Crestwood's Lindsay signs to run track at Wingate

This has been a difficult spring for seniors who are losing their final seasons of high school sports because of the coronavirus pandemic. For many of those seniors it would be their last chance to play the sports they love. Crestwood track and …

Matthew Dailey

The lost spring seniors: COVID-19's impact on Sumter, Clarendon, Lee high school athletes, Part II

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Former Crestwood standout Donald Rutledge (24) went from playing college football at three different schools, most recently at Georiga Southern to signing as an undrafted free agent with the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday.  Courtesy of Georgia Southern Athletics

Crestwood alum Rutledge goes from college walk-on to signing with Colts

Donald Rutledge's football career has been anything but simple. He attended three colleges and wasn't able to play in two of his five years in college, but he didn't let the long and winding road of his college career slow him down. After the …

Daniel Gamble

The lost spring seniors: COVID-19's impact on Sumter, Clarendon, Lee high school athletes, Part I

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BYU running back Ty'Son Williams (5), who played at Crestwood High School and the University of South Carolina  signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent on Saturday.

Former Crestwood standout RB Williams signs as undrafted free agent with Ravens

It most certainly didn't go the way he hoped it would go when he graduated from Crestwood High School in 2015, but Ty'Son Williams is going to get his crack at the National Football League. After a college career that saw him make stops at North …

Dejuan Felder

The lost spring seniors: COVID-19's impact on Sumter, Clarendon, Lee high school athletes, Part XIV

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East Clarendon running back Marques Webb (26) and the rest of his Wolverine teammates will be playing in Region IV-1A this season after spending the last two years at the 2A level.

East Clarendon happy to be back in 1A

Up until two years ago, East Clarendon High School had always competed in the 1A classification in athletics from the time it was put in place. Then ECHS got bumped up to 2A. That was just for a short stay though. In the recent South Carolina …

Marquis Pearson, center, signed to play basketball and baseball at Morris College on Monday.

East Clarendon duo signs with Morris College

East Clarendon High School seniors Marquis Pearson and Jaquil Wilson signed with Morris College on Monday. Both players will play basketball at Morris, while Pearson will take on two sports by joining the baseball team. Both seniors were thrilled to …

Crestwood's AJ Herrera (2) celebrates with teammates in the dugout during the Knights' loss to Sumter on Monday at Gamecock Field. After making the state playoffs for the first time in school history last season, Crestwood is hoping to get its first playoff win this season.

Crestwood baseball hopes to take next step despite slow start

Crestwood High School's varsity baseball team made the playoffs for the first time in school history last year, reaching the 4A state playoffs. Now head coach Mike Kremer wants to see his team use that momentum to propel it to the next step this …

Carson Shannon

REL alum Shannon shines with Francis Marion softball

Carson Shannon has had an impressive start to her college softball career. The Robert E. Lee Academy graduate started the first 21 games for Francis Marion University and hit .333 with 20 runs batted in, which ranked second on the team. During …

Ella Alan scores 4 goals, Lady Gamecocks rout Crestwood 19-0

Sumter High School’s varsity girls soccer team began their season in dominating fashion, beating Sumter County rival Crestwood 19-0 on Monday night. The Lady Gamecocks are now 1-0 on the season.

Crestwood's CeCe Wells (4) fires a 3-point shot during the Lady Knights' 59-33 loss to North Augusta in the SCSHL 4A Lower State championship game at Florence Center on Friday.

Crestwood falls to North Augusta for 4A LS crown

Crestwood High School knew it had a Herculean task facing it in its SCHSL 4A girls basketball Lower State championship game against 3-time defending state champion North Augusta on Friday at Florence Center. The Lady Knights looked as though they …

Crestwood's Dynasia Jackson, left, and the Lady Knights face off against North Augusta for the 4A Lower State title at 7 p.m. on Friday at Florence Center.

Lady Knights, Scott's Branch boys, girls fight for spots in championship games

Three local high school basketball teams will be playing for spots in South Carolina High School League state championship games on Friday at Florence Center. Crestwood's girls team and both the Scott's Branch girls and boys will play in …