While Jorge Torres continues to lie in a hospital bed at Palmetto Health Richland recovering from an assortment of injuries suffered as the result of his being thrown from Malibu Moon in last fall's Colonial Cup, his friends, family and even those who never met the 26-year-old jockey are not leaving his side.
It took being unseated by the same horse which threw Jorge Torres into a nightmare of a past four months for Rafael "Ray" Fernandez to realize that what took place at the Springdale Race Course last November was not his fault.
Few times has a game which has meant virtually nothing in the standings been so intriguing.
By Jerry Broughton
The Lugoff-Elgin boys soccer teams traveled to Camden Monday to take on the Bulldogs and scored a two-game sweep of the hosts at Zemp Stadium.
COLUMBIA – Sometimes, you just have to tip your hat to an opponent and live to fight another battle.
Mr. Commons, a 3-year-old colt prepared in Camden by Mickey Preger Jr. at the Camden Training Center, had a bullet work at five furlongs on Tuesday at Santa Anita Park.
There is one person whom Lydia Royals said she still cannot beat at tennis. Fortunately for the Lugoff-Elgin senior, she will not have to face that person while playing tennis for Columbia College.
The South Carolina General Assembly recently recognized North Central High School in Kershaw County as the first public school in the state to form a clay-target shooting team.
Last week's season opener for the Lugoff-Elgin boys soccer team at Richland Northeast was a cold but victorious night for the visiting Demons.
By all accounts, a young Lakewood squad is not expected to be much of a factor in the Region 6-AAA baseball race.
A long Tuesday night for the Lugoff-Elgin baseball team could have been even lengthier, if not worse for the wear.
Much Rejoicing, prepared in Camden at Kirkwood Stables, won for the third time in six career starts as the 4-year-old filly by Distorted Humor out of Soaring Softly won a $59,000 allowance race Sunday at Gulfstream Park.
Turns out, Camden's orginally scheduled baseball game with Lakewood will be played on Thursday after all.
While on his visit to North Carolina Tech Preparatory Christian Academy (NCTPCA) a few weeks ago, a member of the school's football coaching staff sized up Camden High senior Jerel Robinson. We'll let the 6-foot-2, 310-pound Robinson take it from there.
Chalk it up to the wooden bats. Better yet, give the credit to the two pitchers.
Playing football in the fall and basketball in the winter leaves Elliott Campbell precious little time to prepare for baseball season in the spring.
Tournament officials were hoping that Tuesday's weather would not throw a crimp into the Kershaw-Richland Wooden Bat Classic at American Legion Park in Camden.
Pitching on just four days' rest is not common in high school baseball. But recently, Camden's Grey Hoke has been anything but ordinary.
For a scant few seconds, players from both benches spilled out onto the apron of the infield waiting to see the landing spot of Bradwin Salmond's drive to right field in the eighth inning of Tuesday's Lugoff-Elgin game with visiting Richland Northeast.
Seated beneath a plaque honoring the achievements of his uncle and former North Central and then, Super Bowl champion cornerback Tyronne Drakeford, Omar Johnson smiled as he signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at Methodist College.
In this age of baseball in which pitchers are always looking to add another pitch to their repertoire, Zac Bowers is in the reduction mode.
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