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PHOTOS: Wilson Hall tennis sweeps Thomas Sumter

The Wilson Hall tennis team hosted Thomas Sumter for a match on Monday. The Lady Barons got a clean sweep 6-0 in a singles-only match. Claudia Rhodus got the ball rolling with a 6-2, 6-0 win over …

The Wilson Hall varsity girls tennis team hosted Thomas Sumter on Monday, while their JV hosted Orangeburg Prep.

Wilson Hall tennis sweeps Thomas Sumter

The Wilson Hall tennis team hosted Thomas Sumter for a match on Monday. The Lady Barons got a clean sweep 6-0 in a singles-only match. Claudia Rhodus got the ball rolling with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Mary Lenoir Hoge at No. 2. Jane McAdams beat Emma …

Sumter High's Zyeir Gamble (19) tackles Crestwood's Javion Martin on Friday.

High School Football Week 3: The 5 biggest local stories on the gridiron

Early rivalry games continued in Week 3 as two sets of schools faced off. Those games found different results and lead the biggest storylines from a tough Friday night for tri-county schools. SUMTER HIGH OUTLASTS CRESTWOOD Sumter High and …

Wilson Hall's Connor Smith set a new school record in the 5K with a time of 15:59.21 on Saturday at the Highlander Invitational.

Wilson Hall’s Smith breaks school record at Highlander Invitational

Wilson Hall senior Connor Smith continued his run through the Baron history books on Saturday, breaking the school record in the 5K at the Highlander Invitational. This is the second school record …

Thomas Sumter hosted a cross country meet featuring Sumter High and Laurence Manning on Wednesday at Patriot Park.

Thomas Sumter wins home XC meet; Sumter and Laurence Manning also shine

The Thomas Sumter cross country team hosted a meet at Patriot Park on Wednesday. Sumter High and Laurence Manning also took part as the General took home team wins for the boys and girls. While Thomas Sumter won both the boys and girls meets as a …

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Wilson Hall, East Clarendon volleyball earn sweeps in local games

The Wilson Hall volleyball team made the trip to Thomas Sumter on Tuesday. The Lady Barons earned a sweep by scores of 25-19, 25-11 and 25-11 to improve to 10-0 on the season. East Clarendon had the same fate in their road battle. The Lady …

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PHOTOS: Wilson Hall volleyball earns sweep over Thomas Sumter

The Wilson Hall volleyball twam swept Thomas Sumter 25-19, 25-11, 25-11 to improve to 10-0 on Tuesday.

The Crestwood volleyball team celebrates during a 3-1 win over Sumter on Monday

Crestwood takes down Sumter in dramatic 4-set match

The Crestwood volleyball team hosted Sumter for their second county matchup of the season on Monday. Sumter High took the first matchup on their home turf last week, but the Lady Knights got their …

Wilson Hall volleyball sweeps Florence Christian; Thomas Sumter falls to King's Academy

The Wilson Hall volleyball team improved to 4-0 on the season with a sweep of Florence Christian on Tuesday. Thomas Sumter, meanwhile, was swept by The King's Academy. The Lady Barons got out to a strong start, taking the first set 25-16. The …

Thomas Sumter's Gatlin Kimbro was named the Hines Furniture Athlete of the Week after scoring three touchdowns and recovering his own onside kick against Clarendon Hall on Friday.

Hines Furniture Athlete of the Week: Thomas Sumter's Kimbro does it all in win over Clarendon Hall

If you Googled the word "versatility," a picture of Gatlin Kimbro might be near the top of the search results. Kimbro has become a jack-of-all-trades for Thomas Sumter. Last year, he played wide receiver, safety and handled all of the team's …

Thomas Sumter head coach Gwen Harod watches the Lady Generals against Lee Academy on Monday.

Herod back at Thomas Sumter and excited for young bunch

Longtime fans of Thomas Sumter volleyball saw a familiar face return to the sidelines when the Lady Generals began their regular season last week. Gwen Herod led the program for 11 years but retired in 2019. Harod remained in the world of …

CAL CARY / THE SUMTER ITEM  Sumter High's John Peeples (22) runs against Lakewood during the Gamecocks' 42-9 win on Friday.

High school football Week 0: 5 biggest games in Sumter, Clarendon, Lee

Football is finally back at the high school level and local schools saw no shortage of excitement in Week 0. The most notable game was also the last, as Manning defeated Kingstree 28-16.