Thursday, February 20
Six teams from five local schools begin their quest for a state championship this weekend when the SCISA boys and girls state basketball playoffs begin on Friday and Saturday at different sites around the state, including Sumter County Civic Center …
Wednesday, February 19
The Item’s Wednesday Watch is a weekly look at the buzz around tri-county sports. The Item sports staff will pick its most noteworthy stories, stats and quotes for the week.
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Tuesday, February 18
Wilson Hall's varsity girls and Laurence Manning Academy's varsity boys basketball teams advanced to the championship games of the SCISA Region II-3A tournament with victories over Orangeburg Prep at Sumter County Civic Center on Monday.
Monday, February 17
The boys and girls varsity basketball teams from Wilson Hall and the boys team from Laurence Manning Academy will be playing in the semifinals of the SCISA Region III-3A tournament today at Sumter County Civic Center.
Wednesday, February 12
MANNING -- Wilson Hall's varsity girls basketball team got all it could handle and then some from SCISA Region III-3A rival Laurence Manning Academy before holding on for a 59-56 nailbiter Tuesday at Bubba Davis Gymnasium.
Slow starts in basketball don't usually lead to runaway victories but that was just the case on Tuesday for the Wilson Hall varsity girls in a 49-25 thumping of Trinity-Byrnes at Nash Student Center.
Wilson Hall’s varsity boys basketball team improved to 3-10 overall and 1-3 in region play with a 58-54 loss to Florence Christian on Tuesday night.
Wilson Hall’s varsity girls basketball team improved to 11-3 overall and 4-0 in region play with a big 52-49 victory over Florence Christian on Tuesday night.
Wilson Hall boys head basketball coach Eddie Talley had the rare opportunity to celebrate two coaching wins on Friday at Nash Student Center.
The first was as part of a ceremony at halftime of the boys SCISA III-3A contest against Laurence Manning Academy honoring his 2000 state championship team. The second came as his young team fed off a charged atmosphere that featured dueling student sections to earn a 46-42 upset win over its rivals from Clarendon County.
Wilson Hall’s varsity boys basketball team dropped to 2-9 overall and 0-2 in region play with a 58-29 loss to Trinity-Byrnes on Friday.
Wilson Hall’s varsity girls basketball team improved to 9-3 overall and 2-0 in region play with a 65-27 road victory over Trinity-Byrnes on Friday.
Wilson Hall’s varsity girls basketball team dropped a non-region game to Hammond 42-34 on Tuesday. The Lady Barons are now 8-3 overall and 1-0 in region play.
Wilson Hall’s varsity boys basketball team fell to Hammond 67-52 on Tuesday in a non-region matchup. The Barons are now 2-8 overall this season and 0-1 in region play.
Wilson Hall’s varsity girls basketball team improved to 8-2 with a 46-31 victory over Orangeburg Prep on Friday.
Wilson Hall’s varsity boys basketball team fell to 2-7 with a 60-51 loss to Orangeburg Prep on Friday.
Wilson Hall’s varsity girls basketball team improved to 7-2 with a 60-47 victory over Heathwood Hall on Tuesday night.