The Swampcats Varsity Baseball team Defeats Wilson Hall In Blow Out Fashion

Posted by | April 12, 2019 1:51 pm

LMA defeated Wilson Hall 11-1 on Wednesday thanks to a timely six runs in a big first inning. The Swampcats batters contributing to the big inning included Aaron Carlton, Andrew Boyd, Chase Lee, and Burgess Jordan, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.

LMA opened up scoring in the first inning. Carlton drew a walk, scoring one run.

Boyd led things off on the pitcher’s mound for the Swampcats. He allowed no hits and no runs over four innings, striking out five and walking one.

Wise Segars started the game for Wilson Hall. He allowed two … Read the rest

LMA JV beats Panther Athletic Club by eight runs

Posted by | April 12, 2019 1:39 pm

The Laurence Manning Swampcats JV baseball team easily did away with the Panther Athletic Club 12-4 on Thursday.

The Swampcats fired up the offense in the first inning, when Mickey Jordan grounded out, scoring one run.

The Swampcats scored four runs in the fifth inning. The rally was led by a walk by Coleman Yates, a single by Bryce Acord, and a groundout by Cam Branham.

Jackson Clemmons led things off on the pitcher’s mound for the Swampcats. He allowed seven hits and three runs over six innings, striking out four and walking zero.

Landon Gay was on the hill … Read the rest

The Lady Wolverines SHUTOUT the Bears of Carvers Bay

Posted by | April 12, 2019 1:31 pm

Maddie Newsome shut down Carvers Bay, throwing a complete game shutout and leading East Clarendon to a 6-0 victory on Thursday.

The Wolverines got things started in the first inning when Kinsley Driggers homered on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring three runs.

Newsome led things off in the circle for East Clarendon. She allowed five hits and zero runs over five innings, striking out one.

The Carvers Bay pitcher surrendered six runs on six hits over four innings, striking out three and walking one. The bullpen threw one inning on the night.

East Clarendon was able to … Read the rest

Manning Monarchs Varsity Can’t Catch Up To Academic Magnet

Posted by | April 12, 2019 1:25 pm

The Monarchs of Manning High watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 3-0 loss to Academic Magnet on Thursday. Academic Magnet took the lead on a single in the first inning.

The pitching was strong on both sides. Academic Magnet pitchers struck out 15, while the Monarchs sat down five.

Academic Magnet got on the board in the first inning. Stephan Holderness singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.

One bright spot for the Monarchs varsity baseball team was a single by Jack Owens in the second inning.

Ethan Fewell got the win for Academic … Read the rest

Maddie Of East Clarendon Shuts Out Carvers Bay

Posted by | April 12, 2019 1:13 pm


Maddie Newsome didn’t allow a single run against Carvers Bay, throwing a complete game shutout and leading the East Clarendon Wolverines Varsity softball team to a 2-0 victory on Thursday

The pitching was strong on both sides. Newsome struck out six, while the Bears pitcher sat down two.

One bright spot for Carvers Bay was a single in the second inning.

Newsome was in the pitcher’s circle for the Wolverines. She allowed four hits and zero runs over five innings, striking out six and walking one.

Carvers Bay starting pitcher allowed two hits and two runs over four innings, … Read the rest

Frank Lee Jackson

Posted by | April 12, 2019 11:59 am

Frank Lee “Ray” Jackson, 68, was born on Jan. 28, 1951, in Clarendon County, a son of the late James H. Sr. and Ethel Davis Jackson. He departed this life on Monday, April 8, 2019, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital in Sumter.
Frank, affectionately known as “Ray Jackson,” was educated in the public schools of Sumter County and graduated from Manning Training Center Class of 1969. He continued his education and became a certified auto mechanic. He taught auto mechanics at Central Carolina Technical College for more than three years. He loved auto repairs with a passion.
Ray Jackson leaves … Read the rest


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David Lee Felder

Posted by | April 12, 2019 8:28 am

David Lee “Gas” Felder, 55, died Saturday, April 6, 2019.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Clarendon School District 1 Community Resource Center, former Scott’s Branch Middle School, 1154 Fourth St. in Summerton, with the Rev. Antonio Green officiatin
A viewing will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left for the family at
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Summerton Funeral Home LLC, 23 S. Duke St. in Summerton, (803) 485-3755.

Today in History: April 12

Posted by | April 12, 2019 7:40 am

238 – Gordian II loses the Battle of Carthage against the Numidian forces loyal to Maximinus Thrax and is killed.[1] Gordian I, his father, subsequently commits suicide.
240 – Shapur I becomes co-emperor of the Sasanian Empire with his father Ardashir I.
467 – Anthemius is elevated to Emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
627 – King Edwin of Northumbria is converted to Christianity by Paulinus, bishop of York.
1012 – Duke Oldřich of Bohemia deposes and blinds his brother Jaromír who flees to Poland.
1204 – The Crusaders of the Fourth Crusade breach the walls of Constantinople and enter … Read the rest

Today’s Weather: April 12

Posted by | April 12, 2019 4:44 am

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Bill proposes school district consolidation; Districts 1, 3 release joint statement

Posted by | April 11, 2019 11:33 am

Clarendon School Districts 1 and 3 issued a joint statement late Tuesday afternoon to address a State Senate bill that could see the districts become one as early as August 2020.
“As you may be aware, our state legislature is considering many important educational issues during this current session, including consolidation,” reads the release. “Senate Bill 203 is being debated this week in the Senate. As it is written, it would require that Tier IV county school districts with less than 1,500 students consolidate with another district in the same county.”
The bill also sets deadlines for impacted school districts … Read the rest


Posted by | April 11, 2019 10:54 am

We have a winner of the IGA gift certificate for finding this week’s Easter bunny.  Keep looking!  He will be hiding again next week.

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