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Surrounded by family, Sumter High's Drake Thames signs to play college baseball at Florence-Darlington Technical College during a May 15 signing ceremony at Sumter High.

Sumter High 2nd baseman Drake Thames Flo-Dar bound

Sumter High School baseball second baseman Drake Thames is following suit of three of his teammates from this past season. The senior signed to play baseball with Florence-Darlington Technical College next season alongside senior catcher …

Surrounded by family, Sumter High School's Sebastian DuCom signs a letter of intent to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Technical College during a May 15 signing ceremony at Sumter High.

Sumter catcher DuCom signs with Flo-Dar

Sumter High School baseball senior catcher Sebastian "SB" DuCom will be playing baseball next season about 45 miles up the road. DuCom has signed to play for Florence-Darlington Technical College. He signed alongside teammate Drake Thames, who …

Sumter outfielder Tray Yates gets down a bunt during a game last season. Yates will be back for the P-15's this season as they begin their season on Tuesday at Riley Park against Dalzell-Shaw.

Sumter standout Yates set to play at Flo-Dar

Tray Yates has always loved playing the game of baseball, and now he's going to get a chance to play the game bit longer. The Sumter High School outfielder recently signed to play at the junior college level with Florence-Darlington Technical …

Lakewood High School's Javontae' Jones, seated in the center, has signed to play college football with Greensboro College. Seated with Jones from left to right are grandfather James Scott, mother Cheryl Jones, father Joseph Jones and grandmother Millie Scott,

Lakewood's Jones to play at Greensboro College

Javontae' Jones played baseball, football and basketball during his four years at Lakewood High School with varying degrees of success in each sport. Now that he is about to graduate from Lakewood, Jones is going to get a chance to focus on one …

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Smith leaving Scott's Branch to return to C.E. Murray

Sometimes you just have to go home. Scott's Branch High School football head coach Brian Smith is leaving the school after one season to coach C.E. Murray once again. "It's home for me," Smith said of C.E. Murray, the Greeleyville school at …

Lakewood softball season ends with 4-0 loss to North Augusta

NORTH AUGUSTA - Lakewood High School's varsity softball team saw its season come to an end on Wednesday with a 4-0 loss to North Augusta in the championship round of the District V tournament of the 4A state playoffs at the NA field. The Lady …

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Sumter RHP Holladay stays home to pitch for Fire Ants

Some students want to spread their wings when it comes time to embark upon college, and some like to stay close to home. Jacob Holladay is one of those who wasn't ready to venture too far from home at this point, and fortunately for him the …

Sumter claims 14 spots in 5A boys qualifier, 12 in girls

COLUMBIA - Sumter High School will fill 14 spots in the boys portion of the 5A state qualifier track and field meet and 12 in the girls following the Region IV-5A qualifier at Spring Valley High's Harry Parone Stadium on Thursday. The Sumter boys …

East Clarendon shortstop Elly Floyd prepares to put the tag on a Bamberg-Ehrhardt baserunner during the Lady Wolverines' 7-2 victory over the Lady Red Raiders on Wednesday in their 2A lower state championship series at the East Clarendon softball field in Turbeville.

East Clarendon softball wins district with 7-2 victory over Bamberg-Ehrhardt, moves to 2A lower state

TURBEVILLE - East Clarendon softball did something it's never done before on Wednesday - make lower state at the 2A level. The Lady Wolverines (20-7 overall, 12-7 Region VII-2A play) defeated Bamberg-Ehrhardt 7-2 at home Wednesday night to win …

Lakewood stays alive in 4A playoffs with 3-2 win over Beaufort

BEAUFORT - Lakewood High School's varsity softball team stayed alive in the 4A state playoffs with a 3-2 victory over Beaufort on Monday at the BHS field. Cakhi Fowler struck out eight to get the win in the circle for the Lady Gators, who …

Lakewood's Cody Windham, center, heads back toward first base as Bluffton first baseman Anthony Storzerei (1) awaits the throw during a rundown in the Gator's 8-5 loss on Saturday at The Swamp. Windham was out on the play, and the loss eliminated Lakewood from the 4A state playoffs.

Lakewood rallies only to lose to Bluffton 8-5 in 12th

For 4 innings of their 4A state playoffs District V baseball tournament elimination game with Bluffton High School on Saturday at The Swamp, Lakewood seemed destined to see its season end at the hands of the Bobcats. The end did come, just much …

Lakewood softball falls to Beaufort in opening game of 4A state playoffs

Lakewood High School’s varsity softball team lost to Beaufort 4-2 on Thursday in the opening game of the District V tournament of the 4A state playoffs at the LHS field.

Sumter, Lakewood baseball play today in playoffs

FLORENCE – Sumter High School’s varsity baseball team stayed alive in the 5A state playoffs with a 6-5 victory over West Florence on Thursday in a District 7 elimination game at the WFHS field.

Lakewood, East Clarendon, Scott's Branch set for playoffs

Lakewood High School's varsity softball team will be at home against Beaufort today at 6:30 p.m. in the opening game of the District V tournament in the 4A state playoffs. The Lady Gators, 14-5 overall, finished second in Region IV. Beaufort is a …

Lakewood's Travis Pillsbury makes contact during the Gators' 2-0 victory over Bluffton on Tuesday in their opening round game of the 4A state playoffs and the Lakewood High diamond. Lakewood faces district's top seed, South Aiken, today at 6:30 p.m. in Aiken.

Lakewood blanks Bluffton 2-0 in 4A playoffs opening round game

In what turned out to be a classic pitcher's duel, Lakewood pushed across two runs in the bottom of the first and the pitching combo of Trent Frye and David Frey made those runs stand up for a 2-0 win over Bluffton on Tuesday in a 4A baseball …