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NSA exhibition opener

Steeplechase horses in the Carolinas whose owners and trainers have an eye cast on the early season openers now have a place to give their horses a final go 'round prior to the races which count.

January 16, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Tainted athletes dominating the headlines

It's getting harder and harder to pick and choose your sports heroes these days.

January 16, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports


Slow start fails to deter Knights in 60-49 win

In those old-time Westerns, the Calvary always waited until the end of the movie to come in and save those in distress.

January 14, 2013 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle


Eau Claire wears down Lady Knights, 58-46

Switching out five new players at a time, Eau Claire wanted to wear down North Central. And, as the minutes started to dwindle, so did the Lady Knights' energy.

January 14, 2013 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle


RNE’s Rose blooms at wrong time for Lady Demons’ taste

Had it been a game of craps, Lugoff-Elgin would have rolled snake eyes.

January 11, 2013 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


RNE spoils Knight's coaching debut

There would have been much easier circumstances for Lugoff-Elgin assistant boys' basketball coach Garrett Knight to have made his head coaching debut than the one he found himself in on Tuesday.

January 11, 2013 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Rizers top Aliens in OT

When you are a first-year franchise, rivalries are few and far between.

January 09, 2013 | Tom Didato | Seasonal Sports


Local ties abound in trio of Eclipse Award finalists

A trio of steeplechasers --- each with Camden connections --- were named as the three finalists for the 2012 Eclipse Award for steeplechasing.

January 09, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


CHS girls use 24-0 run to upend A.C. Flora, 52-38

Just as a mechanic puts a car on the lift to see what is wrong with a vehicle in need of repair, Camden girls' basketball coach Natalie Jeffcoat tinkered with her team's problems during halftime of Friday's game with A.C. Flora.

January 07, 2013 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle


Falcons press their way past Dogs, 63-48

In preparation for Friday night's visit from A.C. Flora, Camden head coach Ron McKie put his starting five to work by trying to break the Falcons' press which was set up by his second group.

January 07, 2013 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle


Kirkwood grads ring out 2012 in style

Every Way celebrated the final day of her 2-year-old campaign by ending the old year with a victory.

January 04, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Bowl season off to good start for CHS grads

It has been one whale of a start to 2013 for several former Camden Bulldog football players. And, the fun may not be over, yet.

January 04, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports


Knights need all 36 minutes to down W-C in OT, 70-69

Proving that even the basketball gods get time off for the holidays, North Central was able to put aside the ghosts of close games past for, at least, one night.

December 31, 2012 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle


Grant will help keep L-E shooting program on target

When you are a club program which depends on sponsors and, sometimes, money out of your own pocket in order to survive, every dollar and/or small bit of spare change can mean that you live to see another practice or competition.

December 28, 2012 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Major changes may be in the offing for county football teams

After having been split into four classifications --- five, if you include the Big 16 in 4A --- the South Carolina High School League is considering splitting its member football schools into five classifications beginning with the 2014-15 academic year.

December 26, 2012 | Tom Didato | Seasonal Sports


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17ers work overtime to secure second place

(Editor's note: Post 17 will host the loser of Friday's League 8 game between Aiken and West Columbia, which will decide second and ...

July 01, 2016 | Tom Didato | Sports


Junior golf ranks get a touch of Gray

As if on cue, the click of the camera is followed by the plunking sound of the golf ball dropping into the cup.

July 01, 2016 | Tom Didato | Sports


17ers look to lock up second in League 3

Due to what was reported to Kershaw County American Legion head coach Tyler Pike as being an unplayable field, Wednesday's scheduled make-up game between ...

July 01, 2016 | Tom Didato | Sports


17ers cap perfect week by thumping Dalzell-Shaw, 12-3

Three-game weeks are not supposed to be this taxing.

June 28, 2016 | Tom Didato | Sports


Beckley latest CHS pitcher headed for The Citadel

There is a slogan at Camden High School which students recite at various activities and ceremonies which says, "Once a Bulldog, always a Bulldog."

June 24, 2016 | Tom Didato | Sports


Salmond, Hernandez help lift P-17ers over Orangeburg, 10-6

One team's punishment became another team's pain.

June 24, 2016 | Tom Didato | Sports


Stokes ready to keep throwing strikes with USC-Salkehatchie

To the best of anyone's knowledge, USC-Salkehatchie has not asked Camden High graduate Kennedi Stokes to come up with a slogan touting the virtues ...

June 21, 2016 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle


L-E’s Ruffner will keep on kicking at USC-Salkehatchie

Greg Ruffner saw the excitement and the filled stands on Friday nights in the fall when he was handling the kicking chores for the Lugoff-Elgin ...

June 14, 2016 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


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