Since last Tuesday's scheduled scrimmage with Hartsville and Lower Richland was cancelled by that day's storm, Lugoff-Elgin entered Friday's 39th annual Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree with one scrimmage under its belt.
For almost as long as North Central fans can remember, schools such as Andrew Jackson, Indian Land, Buford and Chesterfield have been the region rivals of the Knights' athletic teams.
It was business as usual for the football program at Lugoff-Elgin in the early part of the spring and summer.
With so many schools opting to play a week zero game, it has led to jamborees having to be moved around and coaches looking for places to bring their teams in order to get a game-like experience for their players before they take to the field for the season openers.
Mother Nature must be a football fan. How else can you explain the dip in temperatures which occurred just in time for the start of pre-season football practice in Kershaw County last Friday.
SUMTER – In a move akin to taking a six-cylinder engine out of a car and replacing it with one with four cylinders, Jake Brazell was told to scrap the fastball and concentrate more on his off-speed pitches as he prepared to take the mound to face Florence in Tuesday's South Carolina American Legion State Baseball Tournament contest.
SUMTER -- Watching as Post 17 lost its lead to Inman in Sunday's second round of the South Carolina American Legion Baseball Tournament, starting pitcher Grey Hoke smashed his plastic Gatorade bottle to the floor of the first base dugout at Riley Park.
SUMTER – There were two ways in which the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team could have responded to Sunday's gut-wrenching 10-9, 10-inning loss (see story, Page 9) to Inman in the second round of the South Carolina American Legion State Tournament.
SUMTER -- Kershaw County Post 17 staved off elimination in the South Carolina American Legion State Tournament with a 7-3 win over Chapin-Newberry on Monday afternoon at Riley Park.
After suffering a 10-9, 10-inning loss to Inman on Sunday, the Kershae County Post 17 American Legion baseball team fell into the elimination bracket in the double-elimination event.
SUMTER --- When you are in new territory, you sometimes like to feel your way around before you get comfortable.
As he was heading home in the wee hours of Friday morning from Thursday's evening's baseball game at Georgetown, Kershaw County American Legion baseball team pitching coach Will Dorton stopped by a gas station to fill his car's tank. While there, Dorton, who still had his Post 17 uniform on, had a local police officer come up to him asking how the team did and who was pitching in that night's third game.
Kershaw County will make its long-awaited American Legion State Tournament debut on Saturday when Post 17 takes on Rock Hill in the third (scheduled for 4:30 p.m.) game at Riley Park in Sumter.
Perched in front of their dugout, members of the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team started leaning as they prepared to rush the field after Bradwin Salmond's diving grab of Mark Allen Nash's liner to right field put the locals on the door step of a long-awaited trip to the state American Legion tournament.
One night after heavy rains in the Georgetown area forced the postponement of Tuesday's game two of the state American Legion second round playoff series between Kershaw County and host Georgetown, weather problems stopped the following evening's game dead in its tracks.
A slow start gave way to a big finish for North Central which used Tyler Faulkenberry's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth ...
In the days between his team's 5-0 loss to Indian Land on March 21 and the time leading up to Tuesday night's rematch ...
Not everything one hears from the lips of a teacher or mentor, necessarily, has to be the only way to accomplish a task.
If ever a young lady can live up to the Boy Scout's motto of being prepared, it is Alexis McLeod.
It started out as a series of whispered rumors before gaining a full head of steam.
If the same opportunity presented itself, again, it was decision which Denny Beckley would make each and every time.
Changing the lineup resulted in a change --- for the good --- in fortune for North Central.
Having had the road to the National Steeplechase Association end here, Camden will now serve as the jump-off point for the nation's best jump ...
Known as America's "First Lady of Steeplechasing," the late Marion duPont Scott had a profound impact on the sport she loved and for a ...
CHARLESTON -- Gil Johnston's Fantastic Song, away from the races for more than 1 1/2 years, roared through the stretch under jockey Sean McDermott ...
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