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Koumas pitches her way to Coker

Surrounded by family, friends, teammates, a state senator and former coaches, Jessica Koumas made the transition from high school graduate to soon-to-be college student-athlete with one swift move of the pen.

July 24, 2013 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle

Knight to take command of L-E’s basketball fortunes

If you are going to have a rebuilding year, why not go all the way.

July 22, 2013 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle

Hemingway takes reins of L-E wrestling program

For someone whose last name conjures of thoughts of lengthy novels, Peter Hemingway is looking to speed things up on the wrestling mat at Lugoff-Elgin High School.

July 19, 2013 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle

P-17 persevered throughout unseasonable year

There were nights when 7 p.m. games would not end until it was nearly 11 o'clock.

July 17, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports

Graduates from Camden barns off to strong summer starts

Here are some of the highlights from horses which were given their start at various barns in and around Camden and which have found success on the race courses both in this country and abroad.

July 15, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine

Jammin’ in July

A mid-summer tradition returned to Camden on Saturday night with the 18th annual Jammin' in July concert.

July 15, 2013 | Tom Didato | Miscellaneous

Post 17 comes up short in series finale, 7-6

Gunner Smith heard the footsteps of Russ Radcliff charging toward the plate and did what any batter would do in that situation. He swung to try and protect the runner.

July 15, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports

Tides roll in on Post 17ers in 16-7 loss

Game one of Kershaw County's first round state American Legion playoff series with Murrells Inlet was a crisp, well-played baseball game.

July 12, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports

Cheraw, Lake City bounced from state playoffs

Before the first pitch of the post-season was thrown, controversy cropped up in the South Carolina American Legion Baseball state playoffs.

July 10, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports

Bowers quiets Tides on three-hitter

Having lost six of their final seven regular season games, Kershaw County Post 17 entered the state American Legion playoffs with a hitch in its giddy-up.

July 10, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports

Jammin’ in July: Tighter with two

Belt-tightening started with the powers-that-be in the federal government, filtered down to corporate America and trickled along onto virtually every part of business in this country with the credo that more needs to be done with less.

July 10, 2013 | Tom Didato | Camden

Cheraw thumps KC

Midway Saturday afternoon, Kershaw County American Legion baseball coach Craig Smith got in touch with his players and coaches and told them to start making their way to Kelleytown Stadium .

July 08, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports

17ers play waiting game after 4-2 loss to Sumter

SUMTER -- Even though the Sumter P-15's had nothing riding on its American Legion baseball game with Kershaw County Post 17 on Friday at Riley Park, Sumter head coach Curtis Johnson did not go easy on his old team. Paul Joseph Krouse made sure of that.

July 08, 2013 | By DENNIS BRUNSON Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Sports

Elgin’s Kauffman Motorsports takes Sonny Greer Memorial Race, again

For the second year in a row, Robbie Matthews piloted the Kauffman '57 Chevy to victory in the Quick-8 Outlaws competition at the Sonny Greer Memorial Race on June 15, at the Legendary Darlington Dragway.

July 08, 2013 | By P. PEEK Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Auto racing

Holliday leaves door open to a 16th NFL campaign

While he had to wedge his 6-foot-5, 285-pound frame into a desk made for the average-sized high school student, Vonnie Holliday has not outgrown playing the game he loves.

July 05, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports

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L-E’s Guerrero takes her talents to Tusculum

Every team needs a Delaney Guerrero.

November 27, 2015 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle

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


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