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Crestwood head coach Roosevelt Nelson speaks to players during a recent game.

Crestwood's Nelson earns AFCA Power of Influence Award for South Carolina

Crestwood head football coach Roosevelt Nelson led the Knights to great heights this fall. They advanced to the third round of the playoffs after a perfect run through Region VI-3A and a long-awaited win over their crosstown rivals, Sumter …

The Wilson Hall baseball team celebrates during their 14-0 win over Providence Athletic Club on Thursday.

AREA ROUNDUP: Wilson Hall baseball bashes PAC before heading to the beach for spring break tourney

The Wilson Hall baseball team got one final tune-up before heading to Myrtle Beach for the Cal Ripken Experience next week, hosting Providence Athlete Club on Thursday. The Barons hadn't played in a week, so they rotated through five pitchers in …

Sumter High's Carson Todd, left, Cory Bailey, seen against St. James on March 15, and the Gamecocks will have some time off next week for spring break.

Who needs a break? How local teams manage a week off school

Every spring comes with an existential question for coaches across the country: What do we do with spring break? With school out of session for more than a week, coaches have to decide how to manage potential time off smack dab in the middle of …

Wilson Hall's Ben Reynolds threw a no-hitter against Trinity Collegiate on Thursday.

BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Wilson Hall's Reynolds tosses no-hitter; Barons sweep Trinity

STAFF REPORT The Wilson Hall baseball team faced off with Trinity twice this week, earning a pair of region wins. On Tuesday, they led off a late run from the Titans to take home a 7-4 road victory. On Thursday, Ben Reynolds stole the show, …

The East Clarendon softball team won Region V-1A with a win over Carvers Bay on Friday.

East Clarendon softball claims region title with wild win over Carvers Bay

The East Clarendon softball team secured the Region V-1A title with a wild win over Carvers Bay, claiming the crown just two days after the baseball team beat the same squad for their own championship. It was far from the prettiest win, as the …

East Clarendon's Caleb Coker delivers a pitch against Carvers Bay on Wednesday.

East Clarendon baseball wins region title with 4-2 win over Carvers Bay; softball team wins 8-1

After sweeping Johnsonville before spring break, the East Clarendon baseball team was in a position to clinch the Region V-1A championship with a victory over Carvers Bay on Wednesday. With their ace on the mound, they did just that.

East Clarendon's Caleb Coker threw a complete game shutout against Johnsonville to win the Hines Furniture Athlete of the Week.

East Clarendon's Coker spins gem on way to Hines Furniture Athlete of the Week

The stakes were high last week when the East Clarendon baseball team faced Johnsonville for a home-and-away series just before spring break. Both games were paramount for the Wolverines, as Johnsonville stood as EC's top threat for the region …

The Sumter High softball team cheers during their matchup with St. James on Friday.

AREA ROUNDUP: Sumter High baseball, softball get region wins over Carolina Forest

The Sumter High baseball and softball teams both got some much-needed wins on Monday when they made their trip to Carolina Forest. Both teams were coming off dropping their first region series with St. James last week but bounced back with …

The Sumter High track team hosted a meet with Crestwood and Marlboro County on Saturday.

Sumter High track hosts meet with Crestwood and Marlboro

The Sumter High track team hosted their first meet of the spring on Saturday after weather forced the cancellation of their first attempt. The Gamecocks welcomed Crestwood and Marlboro County for the festivities, earning team wins for the boys and …

Lakewood, Crestwood soccer open region play

The Lakewood soccer teams opened region play against Camden and Lake City this week, going 0-4 across the boys and girls. Both squads struggled against Camden on Tuesday. The girls fell 8-0 after South Carolina basketball commit and South …

Wilson Hall's Lily Grace Przybyla pitched three innings and added two hits at the plate in a blowout win over Carolina Academy on Tuesday.

SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Wilson Hall crushes Carolina Academy

The Wilson Hall softball team hosted Carolina Academy on Tuesday, running away with a 14-1 win. The Lady Barons needed just five innings to seal the win as Lily Grace Przybyla and Marybeth Van Patten …