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Dogs hold off pesky Knights in 6-AAA opener

Camden, S.C.) sports editor

January 09, 2012 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle

Foxes flatten Demons, 102-69

Had the surface been made of ice rather than wood and if Dutch Fork had traded its sneakers and jerseys for skates and sweaters would anyone have been the wiser?

January 06, 2012 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle

Lady Demons no match for Dutch Fork

Save for the use of a magic wand, there was no way for Lugoff-Elgin girls' basketball coach Von Duncan to turn her 5-foot-8 center, Nakeisha Counts, into a 6-foot-5 post player. Nor was there some potion which could transform her other players to become taller or faster with one sip of the elixir.

January 06, 2012 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle

Now that the cold weather has arrived, take measures to prevent hypothermia

With recent freezing temperatures across South Carolina, hunters and outdoor enthusiasts headed to the field should be aware of the threat of hypothermia and how to combat it. Hypothermia occurs when exposure to the wind, cold and wetness drain heat from the body faster than it can be produced.

January 04, 2012 | Tom Didato | Seasonal Sports

Braves dial long distance to get past Dogs, 62-49

So much for scouting reports.

January 02, 2012 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle

Knights dismantle McBee, advance to tourney finale

When a marginal movie suddenly gets interesting, nobody leaves their seats and heads for the exits.

January 02, 2012 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle

All-area defensive unit is ‘upperclassmen only’ group

Nearly mirroring their offensive counterparts, which appeared in last Fridays' edition of the Chronicle-Independent, the 2011 C-I Kershaw County Coaches' All-Area defensive squad features 12 seniors with three juniors mixed in on the 15-player unit.

December 26, 2011 | Tom Didato | Sports

A Christmas story of hope

At Christmastime, all roads lead home … even if you go somewhere you never lived before.

December 23, 2011 | Tom Didato | Equine

Seniority rules on all-area offensive football team

While the wins were far from what Kershaw County coaches, players and fans have become used to in the past, there was no shortage of outstanding individual performances on the football field this past season for the county's four gridiron squads.

December 23, 2011 | Tom Didato | Sports

Lack of champions fails to slow down Demons

Around midday Saturday, on the second day of the 20th annual May Plant Credit Union Demon Holiday Classic wrestling tournament, Lugoff-Elgin head coach Evan Moxie was asked how his team was faring, at that point, in the 26-team event.

December 21, 2011 | Tom Didato | Sports

Johnson leaves Post 17ers to take over for Jones at Sumter Post 15

For the second time in as many years, the Kershaw County Post 17 American Legion baseball program is in the process of searching for a new head coach for the Senior American Legion team.

December 19, 2011 | Tom Didato | Sports

CHS girls extend win streak to three in 43-19 blowout

There was, basically, one path which Camden needed to block in order to come away with a victory over visiting Newberry on Tuesday night.

December 16, 2011 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle

Dogs lay third quarter egg in loss to Newberry

As he made his way from the gym to the locker room at halftime of Tuesday's game with visiting Newberry, Camden head coach Ron McKie overheard some of his players talking about being worn out.

December 16, 2011 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle

Camden girls gain split of series against L-E with 56-42 win

This was one instance in which a player did not have to be told what to do more than once by a head coach.

December 12, 2011 | Tom Didato | Sports

Falcons rough up Demons, 85-38

Like a boxer who doesn't bother to touch gloves to start a fight, A.C. Flora got right down to it and delivered an early knockout punch to host Lugoff-Elgin.

December 09, 2011 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle

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Camden game postponed; L-E on for Monday

Following a Thursday afternoon meeting of the athletic directors from the six Region 4-AAA schools, it was decided that all three conference football games scheduled ...

October 09, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports

Well-, maybe too well, rested Spartans host Wildcats Saturday

What was supposed to be a bye week followed by fall break turned into a bona fide vacation for the Camden Military Academy football team.

October 09, 2015 | Tom Didato | Camden Military

Dogs’ Kelly tabbed for Sandlappers’ Shrine Bowl team

Camden senior defensive end Tyrone Kelly was selected to the 2015 South Carolina Shrine Bowl football team.

October 09, 2015 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle

All systems go for Knights and Vols

As the father of four pre-teen children, Louis Clyburn knows how difficult it can be when you change a child's normal routine.

October 09, 2015 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle

Demons play waiting game with Hawks

This week has a 1989 feel to it for first-year Lugoff-Elgin head football coach Matt Campbell.

October 09, 2015 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle

Camden looking to keep momentum going against LR

Minutes after returning from his team's Tuesday practice, Camden High head football coach Jimmy Neal placed a call to his friend and Lower Richland ...

October 09, 2015 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle

Bulldogs have been playing a game of catch-up the entire off-season

It was a trade-off over which Jimmy Neal had no control.

August 19, 2015 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle

Depth, lack of experience are two main concerns for Clyburn and NC

Call it the Chicago voting style of ailments.

August 19, 2015 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle

Countdown to kickoff: KC football schedules announced


July 13, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports


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