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Jamboree expands to eight squads

The 43rd annual Camden Shrine Club Jamboree will expand to eight teams playing in three mini-games --- of two 12-minute quarters each --- at newly remodeled Zemp Stadium in Camden on Friday, Aug. 10.

July 31, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Changes in store for KC teams and football fans in 2018 season

While Camden and North Central's 2018 football schedules underwent a few alterations, Lugoff-Elgin's fall slate received a near head-to-toe makeover.

July 31, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


A punch to the gut

Some were perched atop the dugout steps. Others milled around in front of the dugout while other teammates went back to the seats they had occupied inside the dugout earlier in the top of the seventh inning as they waited for the seemingly inevitable.

July 24, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Sumter forces fifth and deciding game with 6-5 win

SUMTER --- After a reprieve from one-run games on Thurday, the Sumter and Kershaw County American Legion baseball teams were right back at it on Friday.

July 24, 2018 | By DENNIS BRUNSON Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Sports


KC breaks out the bats in 9-6 win

If there was one thing Stephen Carmon knew before the Kershaw County American Legion head coach took to the field for the third game of their best-of-five series with Sumter, it was Thursday's game would be much more high-scoring than the previous night's 1-0 Sumter win at Riley Park.

July 24, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Sumter denies KC Jrs. trip to state tournament

SUMTER -- After losing just two games entering the second round of the Junior American Legion baseball playoffs, Sumter entered play on Wednesday looking to avoid a potentially season-ending two-game losing streak in its best-of-three series against Kershaw County.

July 20, 2018 | By EDDIE LITAKER Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Sports


17ers takes series opener in 9, 10-9

Josh Boone, who got on base after being hit by a pitch with one out in the bottom of the ninth, scored the winning run from third base on a wild pitch to give Kershaw County Post 17 a 10-9 win over visiting Sumter Monday night at American Legion Park in Camden.

July 17, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


17ers put Lexington, series to bed early

You will have to take Stephen Carmon's word for it when the first-year Kershaw County American Legion head coach said he did not sleep a wink following his team's 10-9 loss to Lexington last Thursday night in a game which tied their best-of-five state playoff series at two games apiece.

July 17, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


State American Legion playoffs enter round 2 play

Kershaw County Post 17's best-of-five series with Sumter for the Midlands Region title is one of four second round state American Legion pairings which will determine the four teams which will enter the double-elimination South Carolina American Legion State Tournament Championship to be conducted the week of July 23.

July 17, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Do or Dyer

From his seat in the press box at American Legion Park --- more on that later --- Kershaw County American Legion baseball coach Stephen Carmon opened the window and yelled instructions to his assistant coach, Ross Hough, to insert Wynston Dyer to pinch-hit for Jay Lynch with a one-ball count with runners on second and third with one out in a game knotted at 5-5 with visiting Lexington in the bottom of the 12th inning.

July 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


‘A win and a half’

On a night when Post 17 needed him most, Justin Dorton did what he does best.

July 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


17ers heading to Lexington tonight

The Kershaw County Post 17 American Legion baseball team, the League III champion, will travel to Lexington tonight for game two of their first round best-of-five state American Legion baseball playoff series.

July 10, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


State junior tennis team champs to be crowned

Before the first racket smacked a ball across one of its nets, the Tennis Center of Camden had already secured its first major tournament.

July 10, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Dyer delivers as 17ers win opener in 12, 6-5

Wynston Dyer's one-out, walk-off pinch-hit single in the bottom of the 12th inning drove home Bradwin Salmond with the winning run as Kershaw County Post 17 scored twice in the 12th to defeat visiting Lexington in the first round of the Midland Region State American Legion Baseball playoffs.

July 10, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


NSA protecting its athletes

When a jockey parts company with a mount, no longer is it a matter of the rider getting up and preparing for the next race.

July 06, 2018 | By DON CLIPPINGER | Equine


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Articles By Author - Tom Didato


NC defense frustrates Vols in 56-39 victory

Making a statement on two fronts, North Central showed it can slow down a high-scoring offense and while doing that, proved it will be a ...

December 14, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Late-game surge lifts AJ past Lady Knights, 52-46

When fielding a small and inexperienced --- at many positions --- team, you take the good with the bad and try and learn something from each different ...

December 14, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Switching leads

When asked to return to his former job as the executive director of the Carolina Cup by the Carolina Cup Racing Association (CCRA) in July ...

December 14, 2018 | Tom Didato | Camden


L-E softball trio signed, sealed and delivered

Rarely is James Marlow at a loss for words. This occasion was one of those times.

December 11, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Camden wears down Lady Demons, 62-32

Playing without point guard and leading scorer Tiyana Peterson for the final 12 minutes of the first half of Friday's game at Lugoff-Elgin due ...

December 11, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Nothing pretty about Dogs’ 55-40 win over L-E

There was no use in trying to wrap a bright red bow around this one.

December 11, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Knights beat B-E, 39-39

There is no overtime, additional matches, coin flip or, even a game of "rock, paper, scissors" to break a tie in wrestling after all 14 ...

December 07, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Lady Knights rally to defeat L-E, 51-48

Clutching his trusted bottle of lemonade, North Central girls' basketball coach David Dawson could almost measure how stressful a night it was.

December 04, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Shilhavy’s buzzer-beater starts L-E season off on the right foot

It was a wild ending to a new beginning.

December 04, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


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