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.
-I (Camden, S.C.) sports editor
Brock Robinson has been the Kershaw County Junior Post 17's money pitcher all season long. Monday night, Robinson helped KC cash in.
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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