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17ers take round 2 series opener, 8-4

There is no panic button in the dugout. Nor, it seems, is there one in Will Dorton's psyche.

July 15, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

Post 17 draws Murrells Inlet in round 2

Kershaw County Post 17 was forced to wait until late Saturday in order to find out their opponentsfor the second round of the Lower State A,merican Legion playoffs.

July 13, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

17ers wrap up series with 23-1 romp

Will Dorton was hoping his Kershaw County American Legion team would build on the momentum from Wednesday's 3-0 win over West Columbia and carry it over to Thursday's fourth game of the best-of-five first round Lower State playoff series.

July 13, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

Branham blanks Hartsville as P-17 Jrs. move to round 2

Having an ace ready to go in the final game of a best-of-three series is like emptying your change jar and finding a $20 bill among the pennies, nickels and dimes.

July 13, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

Countdown to kickoff: KC football schedules announced


July 13, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

Beckley shuts down West Columbia as Post 17ers look to close out series

Returning to the Post 17 dugout after having worked a 1-2-3 top of the seventh inning, Devin Beckley sought out head coach Will Dorton.

July 10, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

Juniors 17ers fall, host series finale

The Kershaw County Post 17 Junior American Legion baseball team fell to Hartsville, 3-1, on Wednesday as the first round best-of-three series was knotted at a game apiece.

July 09, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

17ers dismantle West Cola in series opener

This is the time of year when you want to be playing your best. And the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team is checking all the boxes in their quest for a second straight trip to the state tournament.

July 08, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

Playoffs off to a shaky start

This is not the opening state American Legion officials wanted to see in the Lower State portion of the state playoffs.

July 08, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

Post 17 opens state playoffs with West Columbia

There is little known regarding which teams will be in this week's state American Legion baseball playoffs or where they are going since there was no bracket to be found as to the pairings.

July 06, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

Post 17 locks down second place, sweeps M-S

Turning what was to have been a doubleheader of baseball into, basically, one single game, Kershaw County Post 17 cemented its second-place finish in League III by sweeping Wednesday's pair of games with visiting Manning-Santee.

July 03, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

Post 17ers look to lock down second place in League III

On the night before his team was to leave to play in the first round of last weekend's Palmetto Invitational tournament along the Grand Strand, Kershaw County American Legion head coach Will Dorton expressed reservations about playing four games in less than 48 hours so close to the end of the League III season and with the state playoffs on the horizon.

July 01, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

It’s all about the 'U'

At first, it started out with his signing autographs and posing for pictures with youngsters attending last week's annual Vonnie Holliday Football Camp in Camden.

July 01, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

Equine leaders remember Dale Thiel

As he made his way onto the track at Springdale Race Course for a photo shoot in late winter 2012, Dale Thiel was asked how he was doing.

July 01, 2015 | Tom Didato | Camden

King’s 2-out single in 12th helps H’ville trump Post 17

This was the unkindest cut of all.

June 29, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

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Run to Daylight

With plenty of horse beneath him and nothing but green grass and opportunity to his right, Ross Geraghty unleashed the fury that is Dawalan two ...

November 24, 2015 | Tom Didato | Equine

Sensor’s Cash Crop pays off in Cup opener

Long a staple on Camden's equine calendar, The Camden Hunter Trials is an day designed to showcase members of The Camden Hunt and its ...

November 24, 2015 | Tom Didato | Equine

Putting the cart before the horse

November 24, 2015 | Tom Didato | Equine

The need to succeed

COLUMBIA --- Walking past Mike Matulis, who was laying on a trainer's table receiving treatment for an injury sustained in South Carolina's 24-14 loss ...

November 20, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

Net gains

It seems as if every winning team has that one player who can help elevate it to the next level.

November 17, 2015 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle

Abbott will stay a Dog; headed to The Citadel

Standing 6-foot-4, tipping the scales at better than 200 pounds and possessing a fastball which has been clocked in the low 90s, Will Abbott is ...

November 17, 2015 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle

Flick catches on with Erskine’s Flying Fleet

By former standards, Christian Flick would not have been your obvious candidate to be a catcher.

November 17, 2015 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle

Hitting on all cylinders

Turning for his Camden home proved trickier than turning for home in the 1965 Southern 500 for Ned Jarrett.

November 13, 2015 | Tom Didato | Auto racing


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