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The offensive line is a major question mark for Lakewood this year, as the Gators have to replace four of their five starters from last season.

Defense ready to take center stage for Lakewood

Confusion has been the leading emotion for high school athletes across the country during the coronavirus pandemic, and that has not stopped as sports has resume. The Lakewood football team will open its season next Friday, but even that first game …

Sumter volleyball beats Lakewood for first win

The Sumter High School volleyball team picked up its first victory of the season with a 3-0 sweep of Lakewood on Monday at the SHS gymnasium. The Lady Gamecocks won by the scores of 25-11, 25-14, 25-20. Jessica Martinez-Cruz led SHS with 12 …

Lady Barons stay unbeaten

Wilson Hall's varsity volleyball team improved to 13-0 on the season with a pair of victories over both Sumter High School and South Aiken Baptist on Saturday at Nash Student Center. The Lady Barons defeated Sumter 25-22, 25-16 and 25-22, 29-27. …

Sumter libero Brenna Hill (1) passes the ball during the Lady Gamecocks' 3-0 loss to South Florence on Wednesday.  Hill and her Sumter teammates had just four practices before opening their season this week.

Sumter volleyball thrilled to be back on the court despite bumpy start

It's safe to say the Sumter High School volleyball team hasn't gotten off to the ideal start to the 2020 season. After the coronavirus pandemic limited Sumter to just four practices, the Lady Gamecocks were thrown right into a Region VI-5A road …

Lakewood volleyball defeats Lake City 2-1

CAMDEN - Lakewood High School's varsity volleyball team defeated Lake City 2-1 on Tuesday in one of three Region VI-3A matches played at the Camden High gymnasium on Tuesday. The Lady Gators defeated Lake City by the scores of 21-25, 25-23, 25-8. …

South Carolina High School League commissioner Jerome Singleton said that schools like Sumter High will have the ability to make their own decision on attendance for football games this fall.

SCHSL's Singleton: Schools must 'take ownership' of attendance plans this fall

There was a lot on the table for discussion during a Zoom meeting hosted by the South Carolina High School League and an ensuing press conference. However, what attendance numbers will look like for football games amidst the coronavirus pandemic was …

Athletes from Sumter School District are working out together as they wait for permission to have organized team workouts. The South Carolina High School League approved start date for football practices, which was originally Aug. 17, has been pushed back to Sept. 8.

SCHSL: Districts won't be penalized for no sports

School districts or schools that choose to cancel games or seasons in the upcoming fall sports season due to the coronavirus pandemic will not be penalized, according to the South Carolina High School League executive committee. In a Zoom meeting …

SCHSL to allow fall sports teams to move to Phase 1.5 in workouts starting Aug. 3

After almost two months in Phase 1 of workouts for its sports restart due to the coronavirus pandemic, the South Carolina High School League will allow member schools to move on to Phase 1.5 beginning on Aug. 3. SCHSL commissioner Jerome …

The South Carolina High School League announced on Wednesday that the start of fall sports practices will be delayed until at Aug. 17. Sumter running back Nathan Harris-Waynick (26) and the rest of the student-athletes in Sumter School District are still waiting to see when they will be allowed to begin summer conditioning and weightlifting.

Sumter School District to meet next week about athletics after SCHSL reveals plan

Sumter School District will be meeting next week to discuss the possibilities of starting up fall sports for the 2020-21 school year after the South Carolina High School announced its intentions on Wednesday following a Zoom meeting of the …

SCHSL votes to keep fall sports in same order, pushes back start dates to mid-August

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