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The Lakewood wrestling team had two individual region champions and four runners up at the individual Region VI-3A meet on Friday.

SCHSL ROUNDUP: Lakewood wrestlers shine at region meet

The Lakewood wrestling team took part in their individual region meet on Friday, earning a pair of Region VI-3A titles in the process. Moses Thomsen claimed the region crown at 144, while Dwayne …

The Sumter High football team will have a new region in 2024-26, joining a group mostly consisting of Columbia schools.

SCHSL releases preliminary region assignments

The South Carolina High School League released its preliminary list of region assignments on Wednesday, two days before they were originally slated to make the announcement. These are not set in …

Manning's Tavion Carter shoots against Waccamaw on Friday.

SCHSL HOOPS ROUNDUP: Manning boys earn first region win over Waccamaw

The Manning basketball teams hosted Waccamaw on Tuesday with a desperate need to get back in the win column. While the girls earned their first region win over Georgetown on Saturday, the boys hit a …

Lee Central's Mylasia Dennis is the epitome of Lady Stallion athletics. After losing her freshman year to COVID-19, she blossomed into an all-region player in three sports, volleyball, basketball and softball. All three teams have grown with her, as she's made the playoffs in each of her last four athletic seasons.

The Grind, presented by Bank of Clarendon: Lee Central's silent star Dennis looks to lead Lady Stallions to title

If you walk into the gym at Lee Central before a basketball game, Mylasia Dennis might not be the first player to stick out in the crowd. She's quiet and, frankly, hates the attention that comes with being a star player. "I don't like all of …

Sumter High's Rickell Brown and the Lady Gamecocks are still ranked No. 1 in SCHSL 5A in the latest SCBCA rankings.

Sumter High, Crestwood remain atop classifications in latest SCBCA polls

The Lady Gamecocks and Knights are still on top. The South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association released its latest rankings on Tuesday, and the girls basketball team at Sumter High and the boys …

Lee Central's Kiana Hopkins scored 10 points in a win over Mullins on Wednesday.

AREA ROUNDUP: No. 7 Lady Stallions crush Mullins in region opener; Lee Central boys' comeback falls short

The Lee Central basketball teams traveled to Mullins on Wednesday to open region play, splitting the two games. The seventh-ranked Lady Stallions ran away with a 66-33 win but needed a quarter to get …

Sumter High's Kiara Croskey and the Lady Gamecocks moved up to the No. 1 spot in SCHSL 5A in the latest rankings released by the SCBCA on Tuesday.

Sumter High girls join Crestwood boys as top-ranked teams; East Clarendon and Manning crack Top 10

The South Carolina Basketball Coaches Associated released its first rankings since mid-December on Tuesday. A lot of basketball has been played since then, with holiday tournaments and region openers …

Lee Central's Khiaisha Phillips scored 10 points against Columbia on Friday.

SCHSL ROUNDUP: Lady Stallions crush Columbia, Lee Central boys suffer controversial loss

The gym at Lee Central was full of excitement on Friday night but not for all the right reasons. The Lady Stallions opened the night with a blowout 62-15 victory. The boys, however, had a bit of a …

Athletic events across the tri-county moved from Tuesday due to impending weather

Most of the gyms in the tri-county are going to be empty on Tuesday due to expected severe weather. The Sumter School District will not have any sporting events as they transition to an eLearning day …

Lee Central's Mylasia Dennis, center, goes to the basket against Johnsonville on Tuesday.

AREA ROUNDUP: Lee Central basketball makes quick work of Johnsonville

The Lee Central basketball teams kicked off 2024 in style on Tuesday, cruising to a pair of victories against Johnsonville. The Lady Stallions opened the night with a runaway 73-17 victory. The game …

Wilson Hall's Daniel Burton dunks against Hartsville on Thursday.

District 9 Officials Christmas Tournament continues, Wilson Hall shines in early slate

The District 9 Officials Christmas Basketball Tournament kept a busy week of hoops rolling on Thursday with a full slate of games, which kicked off at noon. The games that started at 6 p.m. and later were not completed by press time. You can find …

Scott's Branch guard Nyren Bowman handles the ball against Timberland on Wednesday.

District 9 Officials Christmas Tournament kicks off as Scott's Branch, Laurence Manning get early wins

The District 9 Officials Christmas Tournament began at Manning High and Junior High on Wednesday with a day full of hoops. One game was unable to be played as scheduled, however, as the Scott's Branch girls basketball team was forced to forfeit …

District 9 Officials Christmas Tournament returns to Manning High on Wednesday

The area's biggest holiday basketball tournament is coming back to Manning this week, as the District 9 Officials Christmas Tournament kicks off on Wednesday. Locally, six schools will take part in the 26th annual tournament. Laurence Manning, …

Crestwood quarterback Javion Martin is the All-Area quarterback after throwing for 2,554 yards and 21 touchdowns and rushing for 13 more scores.

Cream of the crop: Sumter Item names 25 to All-Area Football Team

The Sumter Item has selected 25 players to its All-Area Football Team. The team was selected based on nominations from local South Carolina High School League school coaches. The final selections were chosen by The Item sports department. This …