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Sumter Juniors to open state tourney against host Inman
07/19/2019
Sumter Juniors open state tourney against host Inman

Sumter Juniors to open state tourney against host Inman

And now the real fun begins. The Sumter Junior P-15's American Legion baseball team travels to Inman this weekend for the South Carolina Junior Legion tournament for a chance to repeat as state champion. Sumter, which swept its two best-of-3 …

Game times and opponents have been announced for the South Carolina Juniors American Legion tournament. The P-15’s will ...
07/18/2019

Game times and opponents have been announced for the South Carolina Juniors American Legion tournament. The P-15’s will face host Inman on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Muschamp shows confidence in Gamecocks' schedule
07/18/2019
Muschamp shows confidence in Gamecocks' schedule

Muschamp shows confidence in Gamecocks' schedule

From staff reports HOOVER, Ala. - Will Muschamp isn't any more worried about the University of South Carolina's football schedule this season than the ones he faced in his first three years as Gamecock head coach. 'Hell, the schedule is hard …

07/18/2019

Circle your calendars! The 2019 Laurence Manning Academy football schedule has been released. Make sure to follow @theitemsports on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for all the latest news and coverage. #theitemsports

The Sumter P-15’s beat Aiken 15-5 last night, and now leads the series 2-1. Game four is in Aiken tonight, and a potenti...
07/18/2019

The Sumter P-15’s beat Aiken 15-5 last night, and now leads the series 2-1. Game four is in Aiken tonight, and a potential game five is scheduled for Friday in Sumter. Here’s a look at some of the action from game three on Wednesday.

P-15's rallies for 15-5 victory over Aiken, lead series 2-1
07/18/2019
P-15's rallies for 15-5 victory over Aiken, lead series 2-1

P-15's rallies for 15-5 victory over Aiken, lead series 2-1

They say you can’t ever have enough pitching, and Aiken Post 26 learned that lesson the hard way on Wednesday evening at Riley Park. The Sumter P-15’s thumped Aiken 15-5 via the 10-run mercy rule in game three of their best-of-five series, and now lead the series 2-1. Sumter needs a win on eithe...

Root, Root, Root for the Home Team: Volume 4 — Here’s a look at the folks that came out to cheer on the P-15’s in their ...
07/18/2019

Root, Root, Root for the Home Team: Volume 4 — Here’s a look at the folks that came out to cheer on the P-15’s in their 15-5 victory over Aiken on Wednesday evening in Riley Park.

The first eight of our 24 Hines Furniture Athletes of the Year have been officially announced. Don’t forget that fans wi...
07/17/2019

The first eight of our 24 Hines Furniture Athletes of the Year have been officially announced. Don’t forget that fans will have an opportunity to vote for the overall athlete of the year beginning Monday, July 29th. #theitemsports

07/17/2019

Circle your calendars! The 2019 Wilson Hall football schedule has been released. Make sure to follow @theitemsports on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for all the latest news and coverage. #theitemsports

Aiken evens series with 4-2 win over P-15’s
07/17/2019
Aiken evens series with 4-2 win over P-15’s

Aiken evens series with 4-2 win over P-15’s

AIKEN – The Sumter P-15’s left the bases loaded in both the fifth and sixth innings before Aiken Post 26 scored twice in the bottom of the sixth for a 4-2 win on Tuesday at the Aiken High School baseball field in Game 2 of their American Legion baseball second-round state playoffs series.

Sumter sweeps Manning behind strong performance from DeLevan
07/17/2019
Sumter sweeps Manning behind strong performance from DeLevan

Sumter sweeps Manning behind strong performance from DeLevan

Two series, two sweeps for the reigning state champion Sumter Junior P-15’s. Sumter improved to 4-0 in the postseason, and advanced to the South Carolina Junior Legion Tournament in Inman after their 8-2 victory over Manning-Santee on Tuesday at Riley Park.

The Junior P-15’s beat Manning 8-2 on Tuesday night to advance to the 8-team, South Carolina American Legion Juniors Tou...
07/17/2019

The Junior P-15’s beat Manning 8-2 on Tuesday night to advance to the 8-team, South Carolina American Legion Juniors Tournament beginning on Saturday.

Root, Root, Root for the Home Team: Volume 3 — Here’s a look at some of the folks that came out to Riley Park for the Am...
07/17/2019

Root, Root, Root for the Home Team: Volume 3 — Here’s a look at some of the folks that came out to Riley Park for the American Legion juniors playoff game between Manning-Santee and Sumter tonight.

The Sumter P-15’s beat Aiken 5-2 on Monday night, winning game one of their American Legion baseball playoffs series. He...
07/16/2019

The Sumter P-15’s beat Aiken 5-2 on Monday night, winning game one of their American Legion baseball playoffs series. Here’s a look at some of the action.
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07/16/2019

Circle your calendars! The 2019 Thomas Sumter Academy football schedule has been released. Make sure to follow @theitemsports on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for all the latest news and coverage. #theitemsports

Junior P-15's defeat Manning 13-6, lead series 1-0
07/16/2019
Junior P-15's defeat Manning 13-6, lead series 1-0

Junior P-15's defeat Manning 13-6, lead series 1-0

MANNING -- The Sumter Junior P-15’s may have had their ups and downs during the regular season, but the defending American Legion baseball Junior state champions have hit their stride in the state playoffs. Sumter defeated Manning-Santee Post 68 13-6 in Game 1 of their best-of-3, second-round seri...

The Junior P-15’s defeated Manning 13-6 on Monday night. Here’s a look at some of the action. Game two is scheduled for ...
07/16/2019

The Junior P-15’s defeated Manning 13-6 on Monday night. Here’s a look at some of the action. Game two is scheduled for 7:00 pm tonight at Riley Park.

Root, Root, Root for the Home Team: Volume 2 — Here’s a look at the home crowd that came out to cheer on the Manning-San...
07/16/2019

Root, Root, Root for the Home Team: Volume 2 — Here’s a look at the home crowd that came out to cheer on the Manning-Santee junior team tonight.

07/15/2019

‪The junior P-15’s put four runs up in the top of the first and lead their second round matchup with Manning 4-0. Sumter’s William Reese came through with a clutch two-out, two-run base hit.‬

Manning, Sumter juniors to play at Manning High School Field
07/15/2019
Manning, Sumter juniors to play at Manning High School Field

Manning, Sumter juniors to play at Manning High School Field

One way or another, a local baseball team will advance to the South Carolina Junior Legion Tournament in Inman. The only question is whether it will be Manning-Santee or Sumter. Manning and Sumter will battle in a best-of-3 series beginning on …

Dalzell falls to Horry 8-4 in deciding game
07/15/2019
Dalzell falls to Horry 8-4 in deciding game

Dalzell falls to Horry 8-4 in deciding game

FROM STAFF REPORTS CONWAY - Dalzell-Shaw Post 175 saw its season come to an end on Friday with an 8-4 loss to Horry Post 111 in the deciding game of their best-of-3, first-round series in the American Legion state playoffs at the Conway High …

Johnson confident entering playoffs despite Sumter P-15's offensive slump
07/15/2019
Johnson confident entering playoffs despite Sumter P-15's offensive slump

Johnson confident entering playoffs despite Sumter P-15's offensive slump

The Sumter P-15's are going into their second-round series in the American Legion baseball state playoffs against Aiken Post 26 in an offensive slump. Sumter was shut out in two regular-season games last week, losing to Goose Creek 1-0 on Monday …

07/15/2019

Circle your calendars! The 2019 Scott’s Branch High School football schedule has been released. Make sure to follow @theitemsports on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for all the latest news and coverage.

TSA's Stogner thinks football team accomplished many things
07/12/2019
TSA's Stogner thinks football team accomplished many things

TSA's Stogner thinks football team accomplished many things

The Sumter Item sports writer Danny Kelly conducted a question-and-answer interview with each of the 12 high school football coaches in Sumter, Clarendon and Lee counties, asking each the same five questions about their recently concluded spring …

07/12/2019

Circle your calendars! The 2019 Manning High School football schedule has been released. Make sure to follow @theitemsports on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for all the latest news and coverage.

Manning-Santee ends season with 4-1 loss to Lexington Post 7
07/12/2019
Manning-Santee ends season with 4-1 loss to Lexington Post 7

Manning-Santee ends season with 4-1 loss to Lexington Post 7

MANNING -- Baseball is a fickle game. All it took was two bad innings over the course of two games to end Manning-Santee Post 68’s season. A night after surrendering a 7-3 lead in the bottom of the seventh inning to Lexington Post 7, Manning gave up four runs in the top of the second inning and fe...

Dalzell-Shaw forces deciding game with 7-4 victory over Horry Post 111
07/12/2019
Dalzell-Shaw forces deciding game with 7-4 victory over Horry Post 111

Dalzell-Shaw forces deciding game with 7-4 victory over Horry Post 111

DALZELL – After suffering a tough loss in the opening game of its American Legion baseball first-round state playoffs series against Horry Post 111, Dalzell-Shaw Post 175 came out with the bats on fire in Game 2 on Thursday.

Root, Root, Root for the Home Team: Volume 1 — Manning-Santee’s season came to an end tonight. Here’s a look at the peop...
07/12/2019

Root, Root, Root for the Home Team: Volume 1 — Manning-Santee’s season came to an end tonight. Here’s a look at the people that came out to support them all year long....also, an adorable puppy.

#ItemMediaDay19 presented by Hines Furniture is set for Saturday, August 3rd! Today we show some love to some of our coa...
07/11/2019

#ItemMediaDay19 presented by Hines Furniture is set for Saturday, August 3rd! Today we show some love to some of our coaches that participated in media day last year. Don’t forget that this year’s event is open to the public!

Dalzell-Shaw Post 175 hopes to take down Horry
07/11/2019
Dalzell-Shaw Post 175 hopes to take down Horry

Dalzell-Shaw Post 175 hopes to take down Horry

By J. SCOTT SEWELL [email protected] Dalzell-Shaw Post 175 finds itself in a place it hasn't been many times before - the American Legion baseball state playoffs. The Jets were slated to begin their best-of-3, first-round playoff series …

07/11/2019

Circle your calendars! The 2019 Lee Central High School football schedule has been released. Make sure to follow @theitemsports on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for all the latest news and coverage.

Five questions with Robert E. Lee head football coach David Rankin
07/11/2019
Robert E. Lee's Rankin concerned about depth of football team

Five questions with Robert E. Lee head football coach David Rankin

The Sumter Item sports writer Danny Kelly conducted a question-and-answer interview with each of the 12 high school football coaches in Sumter, Clarendon and Lee counties, asking each the same five questions about their recently concluded spring …

#ItemMediaDay19 presented by Hines Furniture is set for Saturday, August 3rd! Here’s a look at some of our favorite phot...
07/10/2019

#ItemMediaDay19 presented by Hines Furniture is set for Saturday, August 3rd! Here’s a look at some of our favorite photos from last year’s media day. This year’s event is open to the public!

Sumter Junior P-15's defeat Hartsville 10-2, take 1-0 series lead
07/10/2019
Sumter Junior P-15's defeat Hartsville 10-2, take 1-0 series lead

Sumter Junior P-15's defeat Hartsville 10-2, take 1-0 series lead

SUMTER -- Chalk one up for the unpredictable nature of summer weather in the south. The Sumter Junior P-15’s took game one of their American Legion playoff series over Hartsville after a rain delay, and a separate prolonged lightning delay resulted in Hartsville deciding to forfeit the game. Sumte...

07/10/2019

Circle your calendars! The 2019 East Clarendon High School football schedule has been released. Make sure to follow @theitemsports on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for all the latest news and coverage.

Goose Creek shuts out P-15's 1-0
07/10/2019
Goose Creek shuts out P-15's 1-0

Goose Creek shuts out P-15's 1-0

From staff reports Goose Creek Post 166 scored a run in the top of the first inning and made it stand up in a 1-0 American Legion baseball victory over the Sumter P-15's on Monday at Riley Park. The game was shortened to six innings due to …

Former, now interim, Scott's Branch High head coach Johnson learning new players
07/10/2019
Former, now interim, Scott's Branch High head coach Johnson learning new players

Former, now interim, Scott's Branch High head coach Johnson learning new players

The Sumter Item sports writer Danny Kelly conducted a question-and-answer interview with each of the 12 high school football coaches in Sumter, Clarendon and Lee counties, asking each the same five questions about their recently concluded spring …

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