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.
Just how important was this game for the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team?
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.
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.
It was a winning and profitable weekend for several Camden-developed runners who made their way onto the race tracks at Delaware Park and Chicago's Arlington Park.
Goose Creek defeated host Murrell's Inlet, 10-5, Monday night and advanced to play Kershaw County in the second round of the American Legion state playoff series which opens tonight (Tuesday) at Goose Creek High School.
By forfeiting Friday's scheduled fifth game of its first round state American Legion playoff series game and giving the series to Kershaw County, the Lowcountry Heat saved wear and tear to the arms of the Post 17 pitching staff.
Once the dust had finally settled, a sandstorm blew in.
The Lowcountry Heat defeated Kershaw County Post 17, 17-15, Thursday night to force a fifth and deciding game in their first round state American Legion playoff series.
It was a good third of July for Camden-conditioned horses and trainers on Sunday at New York's Belmont Park.
An already potent Kershaw County Post 17 offense just got a little more "potent-er."
After having split a Wednesday doubleheader with the Lowcountry Heat, the Kersahaw County American Legion baseball team holds a 2-1 advantage in the best-of-five, first round playoff series.
Following Tuesday's 16-0, weather-shortened win over the visiting Lowcounctry Heat in the first round of the state American Legion playoffs, Kershaw County Post 17 heads to Hilton Head today for a 4 p.m. doubleheader.
When Chris Outten graduated from Camden High in 2009 and then, headed west to play junior college football at Feather River College, he dreamed of the northern California school as providing the stepping stone which would help him get into the major college ranks.
Local knowledge seemed to be the winning advantage as local favorite Kelli Murphy of Elgin captured the 55th Carolinas Golf Association Junior Girls Championship title by defeating Allison Emrey of Charlotte by a 1-up margin in the finals played on Thursday, June 30 at Woodcreek Farms in Elgin.
FLORENCE -- Maybe it was an omen of what the rest of the evening held in store for Camden as its team buses were stuck in the middle of I-20 after an overturned van brought eastbound traffic to a halt near Darlington early Friday evening.
FORT MILL -- It was a bitter homecoming Friday night for Lugoff-Elgin interim head coach Dave Thomas as the visiting Demons were shut out by Fort Mill. The hosts jumped out front early and were never threatened on their way to a 41-0 victory.
Sometimes, you just can't win for losing.
On July 16-20, the SC-BALLERS journeyed to Florida to compete in nationals. Both teams came in third place. The 8th grade team finished with an 8-1 record while the 11th grade team finished with a 5-2 mark.
Long snappers are a lot like plumbers. You never realize how much you need one until there is an inch of standing water in your kitchen.
It was business as usual for the football program at Lugoff-Elgin in the early part of the spring and summer.
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.
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