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Crestwood's Justin Rembert (1) lays in a shot against Lake City on Tuesday.

Knights regain region lead as Crestwood sweeps Lake City

Both Crestwood teams were able to protect home court for the second consecutive outing on Tuesday as Lake City came to town. The Lady Panthers didn’t pose a threat to the Lady Knights and the …

Lakewood's Jayden Jones, right, has his arm raised after a win against Darlington in the Region VI-3A meet on Monday.

Lakewood wrestling finishes second in region, individual meet Wednesday

The Lakewood wrestling team took part in the Region VI-3A team meet at Camden on Monday, finishing in second place. The region will return to Camden on Wednesday for the individual meet. "The biggest takeaway for me is that we really started …

Lakewood senior DiVon Woods joined the wrestling program when it made its return four years ago. Since then he's developed into their top performer, earning a trip to the state meet last year.

The Grind, presented by Bank of Clarendon: Woods leads Lakewood on gridiron and mat

DiVon Woods just wants to be great. The Lakewood senior is a long-time member of the Gators' football team, starring as a linebacker and running back this past season. He's also been a member of the wrestling team since the sport returned to the …

Sumter wrestlers, from left, Dominic Ingram, Dalton Williams, Brian Wilson II, Johnny Centry and Christian Ingram pose for a photo after the Carolina Invitational on Saturday.

Sumter High and Lakewood wrestle at JV/MS state meet, Wilson places for SHS

The Sumter High and Lakewood wrestling programs took part in the Carolina Invitational on Saturday. The meet serves as the state championship for junior varsity and middle school wrestlers. Brian Wilson II, a middle-schooler in the Sumter High …

Scott's Branch senior Rosandra Bennett recorded two double-doubles last week on her way to the Hines Furniture Athlete of the Week.

Scott's Branch senior Bennett leads the charge for young Lady Eagles

The Scott's Branch girls basketball team has taken their lumps this season. Facing larger competition, the Lady Eagles didn't earn a win until the end of December, but they're starting to string some things together. They opened region play with …

Manning’s Diamond Dundy, center, fights through traffic to shoot against Dillon on Tuesday.

Manning sweeps Dillon, maintains control of region

Manning’s home games with Dillon on Tuesday were critical for the SCHSL 3A Region VII standings. Both Manning teams came into their matchups needing wins to be the outright leader in their …

Lakewood's Myles Squirewell hit the game-winning shot against Darlington on Tuesday.

Squirewell lifts Lakewood past Darlington at buzzer, Lady Gators complete sweep

For the second-straight game, a Sumter County team beat Darlington at the buzzer for a region win.On Tuesday, it was Lakewood’s Myles Squirewell providing the heroics. The Gators drew up a play …

Manning High's La'Tavius Wilson (23) and the Lady Monarchs enter the SCBCA Top 10 at No. 8 this week.

Manning girls join Top 10, Crestwood still at No. 1 as SCBCA rankings shake up

Tri-County schools are shifting around in the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association Polls.The Manning girls made their season debut in the SCBCA Top 10 in 3A, while the Sumter girls dropped …

The Sumter High wrestling team is built on youth this season, as they have just one returning senior and most of their roster is freshmen and sophomores.

Sumter High wrestling working to grow around young core

The Sumter High wrestling program is in the midst of a bit of a reboot. After losing a number of seniors to graduation during the last few seasons, the top-heavy program didn't have a batch of growing wrestlers waiting in the wings. Head coach …

Lakewood’s Divon Woods, top, and the Gators earned wins over Sumter High and West Florence on Wednesday.

Lakewood wrestling sweeps tri with Sumter High, West Florence

Lakewood hosted West Florence and Sumter for a tri-match on Wednesday. It was a successful outing for the Gators who were able to beat both teams. Lakewood hosting an event such as this brought a lot …

Lee Central's Shadae Rembert brings the ball up the court against Mullins on Tuesday.

Lee Central girls nearly shut out Mullins, boys falter on free throws

The night of basketball at Lee Central as the Stallions opened region play against Mullins was fascinating, to say the least. The Lady Stallions held Mullins scoreless in the first half and nearly pitched a shutout in a dominant 56-5 victory. The …

Scott's Branch guard RJ Gibson (2) is celebrated for scoring 1,000 points in his Eagles career at halftime of their win over Johnsonville on Tuesday. He is joined by his parents, Audrey Gibson and Randy Gibson Sr., as well as head coach Kevin Miller, left.

Scott's Branch celebrates Gibson's 1,000th point, sweeps Johnsonville

Tuesday night was celebratory at Scott's Branch. The Eagles opened region play with a 72-50 win over Johnsonville but also honored its star guard Randy "RJ" Gibson. The senior was recognized for surpassing the 1,000-career-points …