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Thomas Sumter's Kason Carter delivers against Holly Hill on Tuesday.

Thomas Sumter softball learns to win ugly with 5-2 win over Holly Hill

Sometimes a young team needs to learn how to win without playing their A-Game. That’s exactly what the Thomas Sumter softball team did against Holly Hill on Tuesday. Playing their first game in …

Clarendon Hall's Mandy Wells runs the bases against Lee Academy on Monday.

AREA ROUNDUP: Clarendon Hall softball rolls past Lee Academy 19-2

The Lee Academy softball team hosted Clarendon Hall on Monday. The defending SCISA 2A state champs ran away with a 19-2 win. The Lady Saints started hot, scoring nine runs in the first inning. After Lee scored once in the second, Clarendon Hall …

Sumter High's Molly Smith, left, and Emily Vipperman, center, both had top 15 finishes in both the 1,600m and 3,200m runs at the Bob Jenkins Coaches Classic on Saturday, March 23.

Sumter High, Lakewood, Wilson Hall, Thomas Sumter run in Bob Jenkins Coaches Classic

Four local track teams traveled to Spring Valley to take part in the Bob Jenkins Coaches Classic on Saturday, competing against some of the best track athletes in the state. Sumter High, Lakewood, Wilson Hall and Thomas Sumter all took part in …

Lakewood's Caleb Sims kicks the ball during their match with East Clarendon on Thursday.

AREA ROUNDUP: Lakewood soccer outlasts East Clarendon on late corner

The Lakewood soccer team hosted East Clarendon on Thursday for a matchup that came down to the wire. After the Gators topped EC 6-0 in their home tournament on Saturday, the Wolverines fought back on Thursday. But a late corner kick with four …

Sumter High head coach Will McMillan, left, and the Gamecocks improved to 2-0 with a win over his former team, East Clarendon, on Monday.

AREA ROUNDUP: Sumter High baseball takes down East Clarendon in tournament action

The Sumter High and East Clarendon baseball teams continued play in the Red Bank Invitational at White Knoll on Monday by facing each other. It was a lovely reunion for both coaches, as EC head coach …

AREA ROUNDUP: Lakewood soccer wins Gator Classic

The Lakewood boys soccer team hosted their annual Gator Classic on Saturday and took home first place. The Gators also welcomed East Clarendon, Manning and Lower Richland and finished the weekend 2-0 …

The Laurence Manning bowling team, from left to right, head coach Jay Atkins, Colby Hasty, Charlotte Baker, Caleb Baker, Sydnie Vohs, Jason Skinner, Nathan Stewart and assistant coach Brad Vohs, pose for a photo after winning the SCISA co-ed state championship on Monday, Feb. 5.

Local bowlers shine in SCISA state championships as Laurence Manning, Thomas Sumter, Lee all claim titles

The SCISA bowling teams all hit the lanes during the last two weeks to compete in the team and individual state championships, and the tri-county brought home plenty of hardware.On the team side in Columbia last week, Laurence Manning won the co-ed …

East Clarendon's Hayden White had a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds against Johnsonville on Tuesday.

AREA ROUNDUP: East Clarendon sweeps region battle with Johnsonville

The East Clarendon basketball teams faced off against Johnsonville on Tuesday to kick off a busy week on the court. Both EC squads took home victories as they look to make a push at the top of the …

Wilson Hall's Ford Wilder shoots against Trinity Collegiate on Friday.

SCISA ROUNDUP: Barons earn critical region win as Wilson Hall splits with Trinity

The Wilson Hall basketball teams were busy this weekend, hosting Trinity in a massive region contest on Friday before making a trip to Porter-Gaud on Saturday for the Randy Clark Classic. The Barons …

Former Thomas Sumter track standout Paul Reardon will be inducted into the Francis Marion Athletic Hall of Fame on Feb. 24.

Former TSA track standout Reardon to be inducted into Francis Marion Athletic Hall of Fame next month

Last March, Paul Reardon was going about a normal day when he got a call from Francis Marion Athletic Director Murray Hartzler. Reardon and Hartzler go way back, having coached at the school throughout the '90s, so he didn't think much of it. …

Thomas Sumter's Malayia English averaged 22.6 points as the Lady Generals went 3-0 last week, earning Hines Furniture Athlete of the Week honors in the process.

Thomas Sumter's English lights up the scoreboard on way to Hines Furniture Athlete of the Week

The Thomas Sumter girls basketball team had an opportunity to take their season to the next level last week. The young Lady Generals needed some time to find their footing under new head coach Cedric Rembert but hit their groove during a busy …