Maybe, this is a sign that Zac Bowers' luck is changing for the better.
Born in Kentucky before moving to England for a short time, and later, moving to Kirkwood, Pa., before being sent to Camden, Alajmal might be considered a citizen of the world.
For at least this one cold and soggy Saturday, Aiken's Ford Conger Field could have been dubbed Springdale Race Course south.
That grimace on the face of Randy Stokes spoke volumes.
Sophomore Erin Blizzard fired a perfect game at visiting Richland Northeast as Lugoff-Elgin rolled to a 10-0, five-inning victory on Tuesday night.
As a tie match drew to a close in regulation play, all signs pointed to this one going to penalty kicks.
Usually, non-conference games in the middle of league play is a time for baseball coaches to give their second or third starters and/or relievers some valuable time on the mound.
C-I (Camden, S.C.) sports editor
When played at its best, baseball can be fascinating to watch. And, in the blink of an eye, it can turn as ugly as a multi-car wreck on the highway.
Watching films of his team's games from the previous Friday night last fall, North Central head football coach Louis Clyburn was heard to say --- on more than one occasion --- that some college had to give Dennis Stevens a chance.
Call Kyle Miller the party pooper.
In recent years, Camden's winning the region title in boys' tennis was all but a foregone conclusion. Before head coach Roger Smoak and his teams stepped onto the court for their first match, they all but had the title in their collective back pocket.
Calling it a departmental, rather than an individual honor, Lugoff-Elgin High School's Scott Jones was recently named as the Region 4-4A Athletic Director of the Year.
Calendars can be very useful to coaches.
This, from the bad news just got worse department.
It looks like the Clyburn family will be on the lookout for new babysitters.
Two horses with Camden ties were honored as being the top New York-bred Thoroughbreds in their divisions for the 2014 racing season.
Entering Monday's Region 4-4A softball showdown with visiting Blythewood, Lugoff-Elgin knew it had to put last Friday's win over Spring Valley behind them and be ready to play with the defending Region 4 champions in town.
Suddenly, things are getting a bit cramped in the back seat.
Needing something to do to relieve the boredom and kill time during what was a lightning-induced delay of more than 90 minutes, members of the Lugoff-Elgin and Spring Valley baseball teams joined together for an impromptu dance off beneath the press box at Optimist Field Friday night.
Monday: North Central, Central at Chesterfield (G – 4 p.m.); Wilson at Camden (TEN – 5 p.m.); North Central at Lugoff-Elgin (TEN – 5:30 p.m.); Chesterfield at North Central (BB – 6 p.m.); Chesterfield at North Central (SB – 6 p.m.); Camden at A.C. Flora (BB - 6:30 p.m.); McBee at Camden (SB – 6:30 p.m.); Blythewood at Lugoff-Elgin (SB – 6:30 p.m.)
Aiden Baker Crouse is a Micromax Rotax Kart Racer. The 10-year old, a student at Union Elementary has been making a name for himself in the racing world. He is the son of Jason and April Crouse of Vale, North Carolina.
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