Had it been the 1980s and if it were Wall Street, it would have been considered insider trading.
Brushing beneath the chin of a horse whose winter coat is shedding and floating into the air, Kate Dalton apologized for the mess it was making as hairs flew everywhere.
At a time of morning when many a Carolina Cup-goer is rolling over in their bed, the men charged with making sure everything on the grounds of the Springdale Race Course and its adjoining property are in working order are already on the job and rolling out, assuring that everything is in place for the tens of thousands of patrons who will make their way through the gates in the coming hours.
Hunter McManus is hardly the most imposing figure on the baseball field.
What has been a tough winter up and down the East Coast is having a profound effect on the first two weeks of the 2014 National Steeplechase Association campaign.
Unlike some student-athletes who make sports their first priority when choosing a college, Miranda Brown was ready to put athletics in her rear-view mirror after choosing to attend Columbia College.
Streaks are made to be broken and, two went by the wayside Friday night at Optimist Field.
Meeting with his team following their 5-2 loss to visiting Pelion on a cold evening in Boonetown, Robbie Cash told his North Central baseball squad that the Panthers were "ripe for the picking."
On the day before St. Patrick's Day, it was lucky to have been a horse which was developed in Camden as two graduates of Kip Elser's Kirkwood Stables and another from Donna Freyer's Custom Care Equine found their way into the winners' circle.
When you have been coaching for better than 40 years, you have a feel as to how to handle your squad and what it will take for that group to be successful.
Never has a soft pop fly to center looked prettier.
On an early evening which included warm sun, followed by strong winds and then, swirling rains, Lugoff-Elgin threw a Blizzard into the Wednesday weather mix.
With the start of the regular season right around the corner, several Kershaw County spring sports teams will get a jump on their campaigns by playing in pre-season tournaments beginning this weekend in baseball, boys' soccer and girls' soccer.
Before enrolling at Camden High School as a freshman in 2010, Mauric James had never played a down of organized football.
CHESTER -- Time to add some new names to the old marquee.
Perched in front of their dugout, members of the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team started leaning as they prepared to rush the field after Bradwin Salmond's diving grab of Mark Allen Nash's liner to right field put the locals on the door step of a long-awaited trip to the state American Legion tournament.
Before they left following Wednesday morning's off-season contioning session, members of the Lugoff-Elgin football team took a knee and listened to their head coach who was in his third full day on the job.
One night after heavy rains in the Georgetown area forced the postponement of Tuesday's game two of the state American Legion second round playoff series between Kershaw County and host Georgetown, weather problems stopped the following evening's game dead in its tracks.
It was a normal day which was about to take an abrupt U-turn.
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