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East Clarendon's Kyler Odom pitched 5 1/3 perfect innings against Green Sea Floyds in the lower state playoffs on Thursday.

East Clarendon baseball advances in lower state with win over Green Sea Floyds

The East Clarendon baseball team made the long drive to Green Sea Floyds on Thursday looking for some revenge.Last season, the Wolverines hosted Green Sea Floyds in their district championship game, …

The East Clarendon softball team saw its season end with a walk-off loss on Wednesday.

East Clarendon softball falls to Bamberg-Ehrhardt in extras, ending season

An error proved to put the final nail in East Clarendon's softball season on Wednesday. The Lady Wolverines fell to Bamberg-Ehrhardt 11-10 in extra innings, as an errant throw sent in the final run in the eighth. Maddie Newsome walked two batters …

PHOTOS: East Clarendon beats Lake View for district championship

East Clarendon defeated Lake View to win its third district title in the last four seasons on Monday. Here's a look at the action courtesy of Item contributor Nich Pitts.

The East Clarendon baseball team celebrates its district championship win over Lake View on Monday.

East Clarendon holds off Lake View to win district title, advance to face Green Sea Floyds

While the last couple of innings on Monday's district title game added some extra stress, the East Clarendon baseball team is headed to the lower state tournament. The Wolverines grabbed an 8-0 lead …

The Lakewood baseball team will host their district championship game on Monday.

Playoff baseball, softball highlights 5 Things to Watch This Week

1. DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES FOR GATOR, WOLVERINE BASEBALLThe Lakewood and East Clarendon baseball teams will each play for their respective district championships on Monday on their home fields. …

Lee Academy beats OP on a walk-off by Thompson in extras

After losing to Orangeburg Prep 8-4 on Monday, the Lee Academy baseball team got their revenge on Wednesday. The Cavs mounted a comeback in the seventh before Cole Thompson delivered a walk-off single in the eighth to win 5-4. The game started …

Sumter baseball misses playoffs after 2-1 loss to Socastee

The Sumter High baseball team finds itself on the outside looking in at the end of Region VI-5A play. The Gamecocks wrapped up their region slate with a trip to Socastee on Monday. Pitchers ruled the day and Socastee managed to scrape together …

East Clarendon's Kyler Odom has learned from former Major Leaguers throughout his career. Now he's putting in the work to follow in their footsteps and make it to the Show himself.

THE GRIND, Presented by Bank of Clarendon: Swinging for the Show: East Clarendon's Odom setting a high standard on the diamond

Many kids who pick up a baseball growing up have dreams of making it to the Major Leagues. For most, that dream quickly fall by the wayside. Kyler Odom has no plans on letting that dream die. The left-handed pitcher and first baseman from …

East Clarendon's Kyler Odom is the Wolverines' top player on the mound and at the plate. Last season, he was named the 1A Co-Player of the Year.

East Clarendon baseball hopes difficult late schedule is perfect playoff prep

East Clarendon head baseball coach Will McMillan had high expectations for the Wolverines coming into the season. A year ago, EC finished well above .500, and almost all of the Wolverines were back for another run this season. This spring has …

East Clarendon's Grant Barrineau celebrates after a two-run double against Wilson Hall on Thursday.

East Clarendon baseball uses big 5th to overcome Wilson Hall

The East Clarendon baseball team overcame an early 3-1 deficit against Wilson Hall on Thursday to earn a 6-3 win over the Barons. Wilson Hall struck first with three runs in the first as William Reese smacked a three-run bomb for the Barons. East …

Todd throws gem as Sumter wins 2nd straight region game

The Sumter High baseball team earned its second consecutive region win with a 3-2 win over Conway on Monday. The Gamecocks won behind an excellent pitching performance from Carson Todd. He pitched a complete game for the Gamecocks with only one …

East Clarendon star Talaysia Cooper will play in the McDonald's All-American Games on Tuesday.

Cooper in the McDonald's All-American Games highlights 5 Things to Watch This Week

1. COOPER PLAYS IN ALL-AMERICAN GAMEEast Clarendon superstar Taylaysia Cooper will take part in the McDonald’s All-American Games on Tuesday. The future South Carolina Gamecock will play …

East Clarendon star Talaysia Cooper, center, is surrounded by family and friends as she receives her commemorative jersey for the McDonald's All-American Games on Thursday.

Jersey in hand: East Clarendon's Cooper receives McDonald's All-American jersey ahead of Tuesday's game

Talaysia Cooper will make her long-awaited trip to Chicago this weekend for the McDonald's All-American Games. Before leaving for the Windy City, she needed something. On Thursday, the East Clarendon High School basketball superstar was presented …

Thomas Sumter's James Claffy delivers a pitch during the Generals' win over Lee Academy on Tuesday.

Thomas Sumter strikes early to take down Lee in region matchup

The Thomas Sumter baseball team used a big first inning to take down Lee Academy for a 9-3 region victory on Tuesday. The Generals put up four runs in the first inning to take an early lead. Lee Academy responded with two in the third, but TSA …

Sumter High's Hayden Ardis plays a shot from the rough during the Magnolia Invitational on Tuesday.

Sumter High, East Clarendon swing away at Magnolia Invitational

The Sumter High School golf team hosted the 20th-annual Magnolia Invitational on Monday and Tuesday at Beech Creek Golf Club. Sumter head coach Jeff Schaffer, who started the tournament 20 years ago, was thrilled the golfers had some nice …