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Bradford fills a big need at NGU

One of the biggest problems which North Greenville University had on defense last season was slowing down the running game. In 11 contests last fall, opponents averaged nearly 230 yards on the ground against the Crusaders.

February 07, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle


Cooke brings whole package to Newberry

When you are a guest in a stranger's house, nothing makes you feel more welcomed than the host taking a moment to stop by and introduce himself to you.

February 07, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle


Camden closes out Dreher, 54-48

It was a road which Camden had been down twice before this season and each time, the Bulldogs arrived at a dead end.

February 03, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle


Dreher’s arsenal to much for Lady Dogs

Seeing as how Dreher starts three players who check in at better than 6-feet tall, it puts the onus on the Lady Blue Devils' opponents to make the best of their looks at the basket. In all likelihood, the first shot may well be the only one each trip down the floor.

February 03, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle


Camden native Schofield plays in Super Bowl

O'Brien Schofield will be the third Camden native to play in the Super Bowl when he takes to the field at MetLife Stadium Sunday evening as a member of the Seattle Seahawks.

January 31, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports


KCRD changes things for baseball and softball

It may not seem like baseball and softball season is right around the corner, but those snow-covered diamonds will soon be giving way to green grass and youngsters playing on them.

January 31, 2014 | Tom Didato | Seasonal Sports


The Monroe Doctorine

There may not be something in the water --- then again, maybe there is --- on the banks of the West Wateree which turns young wrestlers into champions at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School.

January 31, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports


Leopards win another Carolina Invitational title

As he watched members of his team come off the mat with hard-fought, distance-going victories, Lugoff-Elgin Middle School wrestling coach Ted Monroe could not help but keep an eye and ear on the alert when it came to Carver Middle School's wrestlers.

January 29, 2014 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Celebrating the great outdoors

John Clarke has spent a good portion of the past several months knocking on doors in and around Kershaw County. But he is not seeking votes nor is he running for public office.

January 29, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports


Flora closes out Dogs with game-ending 7-0 run

Just when Camden thought it had a big fish on the end of its line, the Bulldogs left it get away.

January 27, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle


CHS girls stay in playoff hunt with OT win

Looks don't come much clearer than this.

January 27, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle


Patterson’s closing burst gives Lady Demons hope

When your name is Unique, it's hard to stay under the radar for long.

January 24, 2014 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Demons' rally comes up short in 63-57 loss

Having left the door open for Ridge View, which failed to close it, Lugoff-Elgin could not slam the door shut itself.

January 24, 2014 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Fenwick grad Kiss Moon now 2-for-2

Kiss Moon, a 3-year-old filly developed at Wilhelmina and Fred McEwan's Fenwick Farm in Camden, opened 2014 the same way she closed out 2013. With a win.

January 24, 2014 | Tom Didato | Equine


Blythewood blows by Lady Demons

When you have a team which is so young that they almost need to have signed parental permission slips in order to take a bus ride to an away game, you look for little victories in each game.

January 20, 2014 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


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Gift exchange

During the course of his post-game interview, Camden baseball coach Denny Beckley used the word "discombobulated" to explain his thought process when asked of tonight ...

April 20, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Block buster

Speed. You either have it or, you don't.

April 20, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Lady Knights win first match in shootout

The North Central girls' soccer team defeated host Lewisville in a penalty kick shootout, 3-0, after the game ended in a 1-1 tie.

April 20, 2018 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle


Jordan’s no-hitter closes memorable Senior Night

One good turn deserves another.

April 17, 2018 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle


Culp finally gets his due

During his 34 seasons sitting at the head of the Camden girls' basketball bench, the late Mike Culp and his life were open books.

April 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Power Surge

It may have bothered some neighbors but, it was music to James Marlow's ears.

April 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Barnacle Bill cruises to victory in $30,000 Georgia Cup feature

The Fields Stable's Barnacle Bill, always well placed under Jack Doyle, moved to the lead on Kingston Downs' final turn, burst away to a ...

April 10, 2018 | By DON CLIPPINGER | Equine


Knights close tourney stay with an 11-9 victory over Crestwood

It was an early Thursday morning game played before a handful of fans braving the chill against a Crestwood team which North Central had already ...

April 10, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Dogs’ offensive woes mount after no-hitter

It was a loaded question which Camden head coach Denny Beckley thought about before giving his response.

April 10, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


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