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Zone-busters

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.

December 22, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports


Dengokl, Gators ease their way past CHS girls

Games like these are not the ones you want to go into at anything less than 100 percent.

December 19, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle


Too little, too late for Dogs

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.

December 19, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle


Lady Bulldogs run past banged-up L-E

Every time the phone rings, each new e-mail she receives probably adds a little more stress to Von Duncan's life.

December 15, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports


Demons rally from 21 down to top Dogs, 88-84

Camden's relay team method of substitution is designed to wear down its opponents.

December 15, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports


Quick-starting Demons hold off Camden challenge for 45-24 win

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.

December 12, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports


Cheers to you

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.

December 10, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports


Lady Vols take down L-E girls, 59-33

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.

December 08, 2014 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


AJ’s quick start helps sink Demons

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.

December 08, 2014 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


CHS alters Sunday baseball camp

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.

December 08, 2014 | Tom Didato | Seasonal Sports


Keeping up with the Joneses

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.

December 05, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports


Kohn signs deal with Braves

Less than seven weeks after having signed a major league contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, Camden native Michael Kohn was signed to a minor league contract by the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.

December 05, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports


Feels like home

Sometimes, all it takes is just one look for a new place to feel like your new home away from home.

December 03, 2014 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Fore! more years

If there is any sport which can test a person's soul, golf would have to be at or near the top of the list.

November 28, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle


Dixon’s wish comes true in signing with Patriots

Talking to Brooke Dixon, you get the feeling that no matter what school at which level recruited her or, offered her a chance to play for their program, that she was going to hold out as long as she could for her dream school.

November 26, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle


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17ers looking to build on state tournament run

There was a time, quite recently in fact, in when good summer for the Kershaw County American Legion baseball program was being competitive with League ...

May 26, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Knights’ Stephens ready to start all over at USC-Sumter

Chase Stephens is the type of baseball player who checks plenty of the boxes which coaches will sometimes fill with question marks.

May 26, 2017 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle


For Chestnut, the change to college ball will be a snap

Some football players are more valuable than others.

May 19, 2017 | Tom Didato | Camden Military


Something to cheer about

There were times last season when North Central girls' basketball coach Mitch Lowder needed someone to go inside and collect a big rebound. At others ...

May 19, 2017 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle


Out-Foxed

Standing in a nearly deserted outfield while, to his left, Hartsville players and coaches were still snapping photos, Lugoff-Elgin head softball coach James Marlow was ...

May 16, 2017 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Sigman will keep getting his kicks at Limestone College

There are times when a coach knows the quality of an athlete which he is getting in his program by what that person does away ...

May 16, 2017 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Scorpiancer rolls to a 16-length win in $200,000 Nashville feature

Bruton Street-US's Scorpiancer launched a devastating move to the lead entering the Iroquois Steeplechase's backstretch the last time, opened a yawning lead on ...

May 16, 2017 | By DON CLIPPINGER | Equine


The short end of the deal

Not everything one hears from the lips of a teacher or mentor, necessarily, has to be the only way to accomplish a task.

April 21, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


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