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All Together puts things together to capture Kiser Stakes

Having tracked down pace-setting Here Comes Art for more than a mile and three-quarters, All Together met the final fence running and at the urging of jockey Xavier Aizpuru pulled away to a 2 ¼-length victory in last Thursday's $70,000 Jonathan Kiser Memorial Novice Stakes at the Saratoga Race Course.

August 01, 2011 | Tom Didato | Equine


Camden-developed grads off to great start at Saratoga

It was as good of a start as you could have to the annual summer race meeting at the Saratoga Race Course.

July 29, 2011 | Tom Didato | Equine


Vaughn returns to Baltimore to find a new home

It's never easy transferring from one school to another in the middle of an academic year, never mind when you have to travel through several states to do it.

July 29, 2011 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle


Fall is in the air

You might not be able to tell it when you step outside your door, but the countdown to the start of football season is a mere two days away.

July 27, 2011 | Tom Didato | Sports


Pairings set for Shrine Club Jamboree

While members of the Camden Shrine Club may have their collective fingers crossed in hopes of good weather for the charitable organization's 36th annual Shrine Club Football Jamboree on Friday, Aug. 12, Camden High head coach Jimmy Neal is not leaving anything to chance.

July 27, 2011 | Tom Didato | Sports


North Augusta knocks KC American from state tournament

AIKEN -- The Kershaw County American Dixie Boys All-Star team's post-season run came to an end with a loss to North Augusta in the state championship tournament played in Aiken from July 16-18.

July 25, 2011 | By JERRY BROUGHTON Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Seasonal Sports


Double talk

Let's see Austin Brown try and put this honor on his mantle.

July 25, 2011 | Tom Didato | Equine


Bethune's boys of spring celebrate golden anniversary

Some teams are just too special to fade away. And, this special group of young men was just that.

July 22, 2011 | Tom Didato | Sports


Preger-developed Nereid gets dead-heat win in American Oaks

Nereid, a 3-year-old filly developed in Camden at the barn of Mickey Preger Jr., finished in a dead-heat win with Cambina in Sunday's $250,000 American Oaks (Gr. 1) race at Hollywood Park.

July 20, 2011 | Tom Didato | Equine


P-17 comes up short in bid to earn a state tourney slot

Nothing beats experience and maturity when it comes to producing in a big game and/or a key situation.

July 20, 2011 | Tom Didato | Seasonal Sports


Goose Creek leaves 17ers down, but still not out

Sometimes, even the host of a party wants to receive an engraved invitation.

July 18, 2011 | Tom Didato | Seasonal Sports


Post 17 host Sunday night play-in contest

Despite falling to Goose Creek, 3-1, in the second round of the state American Legion baseball playoff series, Kershaw County Post 17 still has another shot to earn a berth in the state tournament which open Friday at Charleston Southern University.

July 16, 2011 | Tom Didato | Seasonal Sports


Post 17ers even series at one after doubling up Goose Creek, 8-4

Just how important was this game for the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team?

July 15, 2011 | Tom Didato | Seasonal Sports


KC West makes a statement in tripling up McBee, 9-3

If the Dixie Youth Sub-District A tournament at Camden's Woodward Park turns into an arms race, KC West has shown that it has a rather deep arsenal.

July 13, 2011 | Tom Didato | Seasonal Sports


Next stop, state tournament for KC American Dixie Boys

The Kershaw County American Dixie Boys baseball team put on a dominating performance in roaring to the Sub District A Tournament crown in York last week by outscoring the opposition by a combined 51-10 count.

July 13, 2011 | By JERRY BROUGHTON Special to the C-I | Seasonal Sports


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Up in smoke

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.

July 30, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports


Survival mode

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.

July 30, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports


P-17 vs. Florence game moved to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday

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.

July 29, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports


Zac attack

SUMTER --- When you are in new territory, you sometimes like to feel your way around before you get comfortable.

July 28, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports


Re-rallying the troops

Before they left following Wednesday morning's off-season contioning session, members of the Lugoff-Elgin football team took a knee and listened to their head coach who was in his third full day on the job.

July 18, 2014 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Answering a higher calling

It was a normal day which was about to take an abrupt U-turn.

July 14, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports


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