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The Sumter School District is still deciding when they will allow its high schools to resume sports activities, including football with Sumter quarterback Hayden Vasquez (15), after the South Carolina High School League announced that each school district will be able to decide when athletics resume.

Sumter School District yet to decide when student-athletes can begin workouts

The South Carolina High School League announced at the end of last week the state's public schools could begin summer workouts after having sports shut down since the middle of March due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, it left the door open to …

Lakewood's Kylie Edwards, above, Sumter's Landon Jones and Crestwood's Na'Kiya Tye were among the 73 seniors that submitted their stories about losing their senior seasons.

Thanks to the 'lost spring seniors'

With the printing and posting of Part XV of "Hearing from the lost spring seniors" in Tuesday's edition of The Sumter Item, the project itself came to an end. There were 73 student-athletes from the spring sports teams from the seven South …

Former Sumter High School assistant and current South Florence football head coach Drew Marlowe, center, works from home while surrounded by his family. The coronavirus pandemic has limited Marlowe in his transition to not only being a head coach but being at a new school as well.

Former Sumter assistant Marlowe battles difficult first offseason as head coach at South Florence

The spring and summer of 2020 may be one of the most difficult times to transition to a new career path. That difficulty is not lost on Drew Marlowe, the former Sumter High School player and assistant coach who took his first head coaching job …

Dejuan Felder

The lost spring seniors: COVID-19's impact on Sumter, Clarendon, Lee high school athletes, Part XIV

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The lost spring seniors: COVID-19's impact on Sumter, Clarendon, Lee high school athletes, Part XIII

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McKenzie Casselman

The lost spring seniors: COVID-19's impact on Sumter, Clarendon, Lee high school athletes, Part VI

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Former Sumter High School and current North Greenville University golfer Evans Lewis has been selected to the NCAA Division II PING All-America second team.

Former Sumter, current North Greenville golfer Lewis named second team DII All-American

Former Sumter High School golfer Evans Lewis may have had his season - along with every other collegiate golfer throughout the country - cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic, but he certainly made the most of it. Lewis, who is a sophomore at …

Geryreon Peay

The lost spring seniors: COVID-19's impact on Sumter, Clarendon, Lee high school athletes, Part V

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Dyson Roberts

The lost spring seniors: COVID-19's impact on Sumter, Clarendon, Lee high school athletes, Part IV

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Teja Madison

The lost spring seniors: COVID-19's impact on Sumter, Clarendon, Lee high school athletes, Part III

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