It has quickly become a staple of Camden music's post-Christmas scene. Better than that, the annual Hoonose with special guests show at The Venue on Broad has and continues to extend the holiday spirit beyond the season of giving and long after all the presents under the tree have been wrapped, used and, in certain cases, lost or have been long forgotten.
Now that Christmas Day is behind us, Kershaw County basketball and wrestling teams are heading into holiday break tournaments beginning today and running into the new year.
Days like this never get old for Mike Robinson.
This would be the perfect time for Von Duncan to pull out the "woe is me" card. Instead, the Lugoff-Elgin girls' basketball coach puts on a stoic face and stares down adversity the only way she know how.
Wanting to conserve some energy in a breakneck-paced scheme, Camden High interim head basketball coach Ron McKie Jr. went to a zone defense Friday night, as opposed to the constant man-to-man pressure which the first-year Bulldog boss favors.
Games like these are not the ones you want to go into at anything less than 100 percent.
An unconventional offense has led the Camden boys' basketball team to trying to undo everything which they have been taught to do since they first started playing the game.
Every time the phone rings, each new e-mail she receives probably adds a little more stress to Von Duncan's life.
Camden's relay team method of substitution is designed to wear down its opponents.
Like sending out the middle of your batting order to start a game, Lugoff-Elgin used an evening-opening power burst to jump to an 18-0 lead before fending off a challenge from visiting Camden to take a 45-24 victory in the first of two regular season wrestling matches between the cross-rival rivals on Tuesday.
It's game day at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, home of the National Football League's Carolina Panthers. In preparation to take the field, the necessary equipment --- uniforms, boots, eye liner and makeup --- is applied to their bodies.
Facing an Andrew Jackson team which played for last season's AA state championship, the Lugoff-Elgin girls learned a couple hard lessons in Thursday's 59-33 setback.
In between the incessant shrills of officials' whistles and an endless procession to the foul line, Andrew Jackson and Lugoff-Elgin tried to play a basketball game Thursday night.
Camden High School and the Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Department are hosting one-day baseball camp on Sunday, Dec. 14 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at American Legion Park in Camden.
When given the option, Will Jones could have stayed for his senior year at Lugoff-Elgin High School and played out his final season of football for the Demons after his father, Scott Jones, retired as the school's head football coach and athletic director last July.
On a day in which temperatures hovered in the 50s and, at times, featured swirling winds, the undercard at Saturday's 83rd running of the Carolina Cup races at the Springdale Race Course was equally varied.
If this gig as a trainer doesn't pan out, Jimmy Day may want to think about becoming an investment broker. But given success on the race course, don't look for a switch to happen anytime soon.
Less than enthralled with Tyler Jordan's first at-bat in Tuesday night's game with visiting Richland Northeast, Camden head baseball coach Denny Beckley had no complaints following his second baseman's second trip to the plate. And after the third, the Bulldog boss was ecstatic.
An athlete is an athlete is an athlete.
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