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Quick start carries Falcons over Demons, 67-52

COLUMBIA --- Making its first appearance in state postseason play in eight seasons, Lugoff-Elgin showed signs of rust in Wednesday's 4A Lower State tournament opener at A.C. Flora.

February 16, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

State tournament on deck for KC hoops quartet

Now that the regular season is over, it is time for four Kershaw County basketball teams to begin state tournament competition.

February 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

Branham ‘centered’ on new position at Mars Hill

When college recruiters darkened Matt Campbell's door to check on Lugoff-Elgin's senior football prospects, most came to look into the situation along the offensive line.

February 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

Camden girls finish in third after 41-27 setback

Heading into Thursday's regular season finale with visiting Columbia, Camden girls' basketball coach Natalie Jeffcoat said the temptation was there to slow the game down and play at a pace which, usually, does not benefit her team.

February 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

Bulldogs ‘Cam do’...

In the span of just a few minutes, Camden showed why it could stick around in the AAA boys' state basketball playoffs or, could find itself making an early exit.

February 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

Chapin proves to be Demons’ kryptonite, again

One by one, eyes red and swollen, they emerged from the mini gym at Lugoff-Elgin High School following a lengthy team meeting conducted by head wrestling coach Ted Monroe.

February 09, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

Lakewood gets past Lady Demons, 40-27

Von Duncan is no different than any other coach who wants nothing more for her Lugoff-Elgin girls' basketball team than to put all facets of the game together each night and let the chips fall where they may.

February 09, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

Gators take a bite out of L-E, 59-51

Proving it can get it done with defenders in their face as well as with unobstructed looks at the basket, Lakewood used its length to get inside for baskets while putting on an exhibition from the free throw line in taking home a 59-51 victory over Lugoff-Elgin Tuesday night.

February 09, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

Dogs win Region 4 crown

Taking matters into their own hands, the Camden boys' basketball team left Indian Land with a win and the Region 4-AAA championship on Tuesday night.

February 09, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

Saturday's baseball jamboree cancelled

Due to the forecast of inclement weather for Saturday and throughout the weekend, Saturday's Camden Baseball Jamboree at American Legion Park in Camden has been cancelled.

February 08, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

Rough and ready

When a coach cuts a practice session short the day before a game, it usually means one of two things: First, their team is just going through the motions and may not be mentally ready for the game. Second, maybe, the squad is on point and the coach does not want the players to lose that edge.

February 06, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

CHS girls tame Cyclones, 53-21

You work and work and then, work some more with little to show for your efforts.

February 06, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

Demons cruise past ACF, Stags

Just how easy a day was it for the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team following its two wins in Saturday's first and second round of the 4A Lower State tournament? Well, after the Demon manhandled Berkeley, 74-3, to advance to Monday's third round, L-E head coach Ted Monroe kept his team inside the Demons Den gym for an early afternoon, 90-minute practice session.

February 06, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

L-E makes short time of first two foes


February 05, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

Messer’s sterling career leads to her entering into Wingate Hall of Fame

Nothing quite humbles a college athlete as does sitting the bench especially after coming to the school following a heralded high school career.

February 02, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

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A spring tradition

In the spring of 1909, in a town known for its love of horses, a tradition was born; the first Camden Horse Show --- focusing on ...

March 20, 2018 | By KATHEE STAHL Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Equine

Knights tough out a 15-6 loss to Cheraw

Trailing visiting Cheraw by 11 runs with two gone in the bottom of the sixth, it would have been pretty easy for North Central to ...

March 20, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

Quick-closing Lady Red Foxes hand Lady Demons 7-1 setback

Rest assured, the "r" word was thrown about in the days, hours and minutes leading up to Lugoff-Elgin's softball game with visiting Hartsville Tuesday ...

March 16, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

Wilson’s path to college wrestling got off to a bumpy start on mat

By his own admission, Devin Wilson used to get knocked around the wrestling mat, a lot, when he was a kid. Then again, there was ...

March 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

NC offense erupts as Faulkenberry gets first victory

With the opening night jitters out of their system, the North Central baseball team gave first-year head coach Brandon Faulkenberry his initial victory at his ...

March 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports

Ferguson, CHS offense rise to the occasion

Pitching on the biggest stage of his young career, the bright lights hardly seemed to faze Sam Ferguson.

March 09, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


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