There had been colder and wetter Colonial Cup race days, but maybe not as many sunny or, brisk ones as Saturday's 45th edition of the Camden fall classic contested over the Springdale Racecourse.
Much to the chagrin of many shivering fans at Saturday's 45th running of the Marion duPont Scott International Colonial Cup Steeplechase, the weather forecasters were correct.
Divine intervention, meet Divine Fortune.
C-I (Camden, S.C.) sports editor
Sure, the weatherman is calling for temperatures to hover around the low 50s for Saturday's 45th running of the Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races. But at least it is supposed to be sunny so, there is little chance of a repeat of the rain- and cold-ravaged 2000 Colonial Cup.
Led by five from North Central's AA Upper State runner-up squad, 10 Kershaw County volleyball players earned post-season honors for their performance on the court this past season.
BELTON -- By doing what it does best, Belton-Honea Path forced Camden into doing something which it would rather not have done.
IRMO -- Of all the games this season, Lugoff-Elgin fans may have actually seen this coming.
It was almost as if the officials at Tuesday's AA Upper State championship volleyball match between North Central and host Liberty wanted to see how much emotional stress the visiting Lady Knights could handle.
There is the line of thinking which goes along with a game like this; is says, when you have nothing to lose, there is no reason to leave anything in the bag.
One by one, they entered the Wellness Center at Camden High School (CHS). Each one with an ear-to-ear grin as they exchanged fist bumps or handshakes with a group of coaches who were hurriedly assembling a Monday practice plan which, a few hours earlier, was not needed.
Upon first glance, Alyssa Melton is not the most imposing young lady you will ever run into.
As they made their way onto the bus early Saturday morning, the Camden Military Academy football players and coaching staff knew what they were in for in terms of how long a trip it would be to Rabun Gap, Ga.
Minutes after the executive committee of the South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) upheld Camden High School (CHS) football team's ban prohibiting the Bulldogs from playing in the 2014 AAA state playoffs, as well as from participating in any 2105 jamboree, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan said the appeal process will continue.
Nothing takes the wind out of team sails like ending a half like missing out on a scoring chance inside the opposition's one yard line.
Talking to Brooke Dixon, you get the feeling that no matter what school at which level recruited her or, offered her a chance to play for their program, that she was going to hold out as long as she could for her dream school.
Just like his broken-in glove, Cole Irick found the perfect fit for a college where he can continue both his academic and baseball-playing endeavors.
In this era in which virtually any game can be seen on television at almost any time, sports other than the big three of baseball, football and basketball have found their own niche with either longstanding or, new fans.
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