Consider the debt partially paid back. When Xavier Aizpuru was seeking to come to and work in America as a jockey, it was Racing Hall of Fame trainer Janet Elliot who helped the English rider secure his visa. Saturday afternoon at the Springdale Race Course, the 37-year-old Aizpuru returned the favor. When Mark Beecher sustained broken ribs in the Springdale Open timber, the race immediately preceding the 44th running of the $100,000 Marion duPont Scott ...
When officials with the National Steeplechase Association and the Colonial Cup decided to add an additional race to Saturday's 44th annual Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup race card, few would have known the difference it would make to, at least, one person.
Everyone wants to dance with the homecoming queen. But getting that chance is usually reserved for the guy who brought her to the ball.
Spaces are filling up quickly for world champion hunter rider Liza Towell Boyd, her father, Jack Towell, and The Camden Hunt's hunter/jumper clinic to be held at the Towell family's Finally Farm in Camden on Nov. 29 and 30.
Kelli Murphy has done about all that a high school golfer can do over a career which has one chapter left to be written in it.
Should either of the four Grade I winners from this year win the $100,000 Colonial Cup Steeplechase, it would go a long way toward swaying the voters when it comes time to select the 2013 Eclipse Award winner for steeplechasing.
CHESTERFIELD – While Chesterfield, as a whole, may not be a team which would pass many "eye tests," the Rams are downright eye-popping in the skill positions.
It may have seemed like a nightmare, at times, this season, but there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel for the Lugoff-Elgin football program.
When the Chesterfield coaches watched North Central's 19-0 loss to Fairfield Central last week, members of the Rams' staff probably scratched their heads as to that the Knights would try next.
Irmo has locked down second place in Region 4-4A and has little else to play for tonight, other than trying to stay upright and healthy for next week's playoff opener.
North Central will travel to Chesterfield for Friday's first round class AA Upper State playoff football game.
After having broken her maiden at first asking with a win in an $80,000 race at Saratoga on Sept. 1, Kip Elser's Kirkwood Stables' graduate Recepta made it 2-for-3 by running off with the $100,000-added Chelsea Flower Stakes at Belmont Park on Oct. 27.
World champion hunter rider Liza Towell Boyd, her father, Jack Towell, and The Camden Hunt have teamed up to host a hunter/jumper clinic at the Towell family's Finally Farm in Camden on Nov. 29 and 30.
Playing the top-ranked team in the state requires some adjusting on your part. When Fairfield Central took the field at Knights Stadium to meet host North Central, the unbeaten visitors carried the number rank ranking among all AA schools in the state. Demetrius Davis's squad also suited up some 60 players. So, at first, the intimidation factor was there. It took one series for North Central to figure out it belonged on the same field ...
So close but yet so far away. A three-point deficit at halftime left Lugoff-Elgin trailing Spring Valley, 17-14. It seemed so close at one point. But in the end it was the fourth ranked Vikings who pulled far away for a 38-14 victory on a wet and rainy Friday night at Lugoff-Elgin Stadium. The host Demons (1-9, 1-3 in Region 4-4A) gave the undefeated Vikings (10-0,4-0 in 4-4A) a scare but it wasn't enough as ...
Hammond opened its game at the Camden Military Academy with a 17-0 run and coasted to an 85-22 win over the Spartans in a Saturday matinee played at the White Field House.
Part roller derby. Part bar room brawl.
Sometimes, the less said the better.
After putting in countless hours during what was a wet summer, the Camden High girls' basketball team reaped the rewards of their hard work on a late autumn night when drops of rain fell from the sky.
If you are old enough to remember when a record would skip and play the same part of the song over and over again on a record player, you can probably sympathize with the plight which Camden head coach Ron McKie found himself in on Tuesday.
While it may not have been on the flat track, The Elkstone Group LLC's Bodie Island roared to a 2 ¾-length win a short trip from where he was developed when he jumped his way to victory in the $20,000 Hobkirk Hill Starter Allowance at the Nov. 23 Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup in Camden.
Camden High offensive tackle Mauric James was selected to play in the 2013 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl in Myrtle Beach on Saturday, Dec. 14.
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