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Medley leads Swampcats to 67-36 victory over Camden Military Academy

Laurence Manning Academy’s boys basketball team improved to 7-2 overall with a 67-36 victory over Camden Military Academy on Monday night.

Laurence Manning boys fall to Trinity-Byrnes

CONWAY – The Laurence Manning Academy varsity boys basketball team lost to Trinity-Byrne 76-66 on Saturday in the HTC Classic at the Conway Christian School gymnasium.

Swampcats improve to 5-0 with 81-78 victory over Pinewood Prep

Laurence Manning Academy’s boys basketball team improved to 5-0, defeating Pinewood Prep 81-78 on Tuesday night.

Sumter's Skylar Brown was one of four Gamecocks to win both of  their matches as the team fell in duals with Blythewood and Airport  on Wednesday in West Columbia.

Sumter wrestling loses two close matches

WEST COLUMBIA - The Sumter High School wrestling team lost a pair of close matches on Wednesday at the Airport High gymnasium. The Gamecocks lost to Blythewood 45-36 in their first match. SHS actually finished in a 42-42 tie with Airport, but the …

Boykin scores 16 points, LMA girls fall to Palmetto Christian 43-40

Laurence Manning Academy’s varsity girls basketball team dropped a tight contest to Palmetto Christian 43-40 on Wednesday night.

Laurence Manning head coach Austin Floyd, left, coaches the Swampcats during their 48-42 playoff win over Ben Lippen on Friday. Floyd's passion for his players is one of the key reasons the 25-year-old has led LMA to an 11-1 season and an appearance in the state championship game this weekend.

For love of the players: Floyd’s passion for his team helps catapult LMA to state title game

If you talk to Laurence Manning Academy football head coach Austin Floyd for five minutes, one thing will be abundantly clear. He loves his team. Some people may have scoffed when the Swampcats hired a 25-year-old head coach this spring, but …

Laurence Manning running back Wyatt Rowland (22) carries the ball behind a lead block from Nolan Osteen (5) during their 48-42 win over Ben Lippen on Friday. . LMA will take on Hammond on Saturday in Columbia beginning at 3:30 p.m. for the state title.

LMA, Hammond to play at 3:30 p.m. for 3A title

Laurence Manning Academy will be trying to avenge its only loss of the season in the SCISA 3A football state championship game on Saturday at Benedict College's Charlie W. Johnson Stadium in Columbia. The Swampcats will be going up against 2-time …

LMA running back Wyatt Rowland, center, scampers into the end zone for a two-point conversion against Ben Lippen on Friday night. Rowland rushed for 237 yards in the Swampcats' 48-42 victory to advance to the state championship next week against Hammond.

LMA holds off Ben Lippen 48-42, faces Hammond for SCISA 3A title

MANNING -- Laurence Manning Academy is headed to the SCISA 3A football state championship game to face a familiar foe. The Swampcats dispensed of Ben Lippen 48-42 on a cold, wet Friday night at Billy Chitwood Field to set up a rematch with the …

Laurence Manning quarterback Burgess Jordan and the Swampcats will host Ben Lippen for the SCISA 3A semifinals on Friday night.

LMA to host Ben Lippen in SCISA 3A semis

Laurence Manning Academy's football team will host Ben Lippen on Friday in the semifinals of the SCISA 3A football playoffs at Billy Chitwood Field beginning at 7:30 p.m. The winner will advance to the championship game against either Heathwood …

Wyatt Rowland, center, was named the Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against Porter-Gaud.

Rowland, Harris, McGee and Roberts selected as Players of the Week

Upon reviewing film from its 21-14 victory over Porter-Gaud earlier this season, the Laurence Manning Academy football coaching staff thought it found a few ways it could utilize Wyatt Rowland to exploit the Cyclone defense in their SCISA 3A state …