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Cavaliers ride on in 2A playoffs

BISHOPVILLE - Total obliteration. The bottom of the first inning of Monday's SCISA 2A baseball game between Robert E. Lee Academy and Colleton Prep seemed more like an extended batting practice than the first game of a best-of-3 state …

Wilson Hall girls win 4-2 over Cardinal Newman

MARK MORGAN / SPECIAL TO THE SUMTER ITEM Wilson Hall shortstop Sophie Greene, right, stretches for the ball as Cardinal Newman's Jasmine Hogan slides safely into second base for a stolen base in Wilson Hall's 4-2 victory in the opening game of …

Wilson Hall’s Carly Allred tries to get down a bunt in the Lady Barons’ 4-2 victory over Cardinal Newman in the opening game of the SCISA 3A softball state championship series on Monday at Patriot Park SportPlex. Game 2 will be played on Tuesday in Columbia at Cardinal Newman.

Wilson Hall beats Cardinal Newman 4-2, a win away from defending softball title

Sophie Greene fouled off pitch, after pitch, after pitch, after pitch, after pitch, after pitch until she finally got one she could handle. Now Wilson Hall is a victory away from improbably defending their SCISA 3A softball state title.

The Wilson Hall varsity softball team celebrates its 8-4 victory over Florence Christian School on Saturday at Patriot Park SportPlex that put the Lady Barons in SCISA 3A state championship Series. Wilson Hall will face Cardinal Newman in the best-of-3 series beginning on Monday at Patriot Park SportPlex.

Young Wilson Hall softball team advances to SCISA 3A state championship series with 8-4 win over FCS

Wilson Hall came into the SCISA 3A softball state tournament as the defending state champion. However, the Lady Barons had just two returning starters from that team and entered play on Friday with an 8-15 record. Wilson Hall finished play on …

Cavaliers sweep Calhoun Academy with 1-0 win, will play for state title

ST. MATTHEWS - Dustin Kennedy tossed a 2-hit shutout to lead Robert E. Lee Academy to a 1-0 victory over Calhoun Academy on Tuesday at the CA field and sweep their best-of-3 SCISA 2A baseball state playoffs semifinal series. The Cavaliers, who …

LMA's Jake Jordan looks to see if he was safe after a slide into home plate as Brewer Brunson and the umpire make the call during the Swampcats' 5-4 victory over Ben Lippen on Monday in Manning. The series resumed Tuesday in Columbia and will return to Manning on Thursday if a third game is needed in the best-of-3 series.

Swampcats win opener in SCISA 3A semifinal series 5-4 over Ben Lippen

MANNING - One game closer. The Laurence Manning Academy varsity baseball team defeated Ben Lippen 5-4 on Monday at Tucker Belangia Diamond in the first game of a best-of-3 series in the semifinals of the SCISA 3A state playoffs. The Swampcats …

Stoddard helps TSA girls to 3rd-place finish in 1A/2A meet

From staff reports CHARLESTON - Thomas Sumter Academy's Aubrey Stoddard won the 800-meter run in the SCISA 1A/2A girls track and field state championship on Saturday at Porter-Gaud School's track, leading the Lady Generals to a third-place …

PHOTO PROVIDED  Wilson Hall's Kayla Porter, left, stands with SCISA athletic secretary Mike Fanning after receiving an award for scoring the most individual points in the SCISA 3A girls track and field state championship on Saturday at Porter-Gaud School in Charleston. Porter won the 100-, 200- and 400-meter sprints.

Wilson Hall's Porter wins 100-, 200- and 400-meter sprints in championships

Kayla Porter almost pulled off the feat of winning the 100-, 200- and 400-meter sprints at the SCISA 3A girls track and field state championships last year. On Saturday at the Porter-Gaud School track in Charleston, she added the shortest sprint …

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Wilson Hall girls, boys run to victory in region meet

Kayla Porter won four individual events to lead Wilson Hall's girls track and field team to an easy win in the SCISA Region II-3A meet, and the Wilson Hall boys won as well on Wednesday at Spencer Field. The Lady Barons rolled up 156.5 points, …

Wilson Hall equestrian team finishes 4th in state

LANDRUM - Wilson Hall's Grace Beasley placed first in crossrails to lead the Lady Barons equestrian team to fourth-place finish in the SCISA Equestrian State Championship on Sunday at Clear View Farm. Beasley finished fourth in novice for Wilson …

Missouri State head coach Kellie Harper smiles as he directs her team during a regional semifinal game against Stanford in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament on March 30. Harper will take the reins at her alma mater Tennessee, one of women’s college basketball’s most storied programs.

Lady 'Cats go on the road to batter Northwood 16-4

SUMMERVILLE - McKenzie Truett drove in five runs and scored three runs to lead Laurence Manning Academy to a 16-4 varsity softball win over Northwood Academy on Monday at the NA field. Truett was 3-for-5 with two doubles. RandiLynn Holcombe had a …

Wilson Hall senior Luke Kinney, left, competes last year at the 2018 USA Fencing National Championships in St. Louis, Missouri.

Luke Kinney signs fencing pact with Air Force Academy

When he was about nine years old, Luke Kinney knew there were two things he wanted to do. "I wanted to fence, and I wanted to fly airplanes," Kinney said. Kinney got into fencing, joining a club in Columbia not long after he decided it was …

Camden beats Wilson Hall 10-3

Wilson Hall fell to 2-9 on the season with a 10-3 loss to Camden on Monday at Baron Field. Britton Beasley had a triple and Chase Ward a double to lead WH. Waccamaw 14 Manning 2 MANNING - Manning High School fell to 0-7 in Region VII-3A …