By TOM DIDATO
That old saying which goes, "everything old is new again?" Well, throw that into the trash heap.
Over the past few weeks, many hours of television coverage has been devoted to events such as the Tour de France or Olympic bicycle races.
It has been a mixed bag of a summer for Kershaw County's professional athletes between their coming, going and waiting.
One of the first signs that the summer vacation is coming to an end while the start of the school year is lurking is the Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree.
As he entered American Legion Park to watch a potential prospect from visiting Orangeburg take on the Kershaw County Post 17 American Legion team in a June game, Francis Marion University head baseball coach Art Inabinet got a "two-fer."
Summer has never been too bad a time for Winter Memories, especially in Saratoga.
With high school football practice nearing the first week of completion it is time for Kershaw County's three public school programs to begin their scrimmage campaigns.
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While the doors to Cooperstown may never swing open to him for his vast exploits on the baseball diamond, no one will argue with Bobby Richardson's credentials for his being inducted into a humanitarian hall of fame.
Sometimes, coaches do not know who may or may not be coming out for their team until they stage tryouts for their squad.
Eleven lines on a plaque are hardly enough to tell the entire Larry Doby story.
When he reached the age of 30, Vonnie Holliday began terming himself as a dinosaur in the young man's world which is the National Football League.
Imagine going to an auction and buying an item which you have wanted for some time. Then, once you get it home, you have no idea what to do with it.
As he looked into purchasing an American Basketball Association franchise, the first person Devin Lee told as to his plans was his wife and former Lugoff-Elgin track and basketball player, Nikia Knox-Lee.
It was not exactly Marshawn Lynch on Super Bowl media day, but Mitch Lowder was a man of few words as he headed toward the locker room following North Central's 57-15 loss to the Buford girls Tuesday night at The Castle.
Just when it looked like North Central was going to reel Buford in, the visiting Yellow Jackets pulled back out to sea.
Camden High School will send 10 wrestlers --- including three Region 4-AAA champions --- into the state AAA Upper State wrestling championships to be held on Feb. 20-12 at West-Oak Middle School.
In what could be the start of his road to the Kentucky Derby, Ralph M. Evans' Upstart kicked off its 2015 campaign by cruising to a 5 ½-length victory in last Saturday's $400,000 Lambholm South Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park.
On Dec. 15, 1994, Matt Campbell was one of what became known as the "Original 10."
Fittingly, Jessica Mullins was on her way to a regular, every two months, doctor's visit with her four-month old son when she returned a call.
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