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.
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.
A long Tuesday night for the Lugoff-Elgin baseball team could have been even lengthier, if not worse for the wear.
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.
This was not how a high school sports career was supposed to end for SaVonn Wingate.
There is not enough room to list all the accomplishments and/or "firsts" which the Camden High boys tennis program has recorded in head coach Roger Smoak's first 40 years on the job.
Comet Of Love, a 4-year-old filly who was developed in Camden by Custom Care Equine, was scratched from a $20,000 starter allowance race at Penn National last week by trainer Tom Iannotti.
High school seniors, especially those playing a spring sport, have enough on their plates when it comes to what is usually a busy time of year for them.
John Shirreffs will forever be known as trainer of the iconic Zenyatta, the 2010 Horse of the Year and 2009 Breeders' Cup Classic champion.
Seven Kershaw County wrestlers will head to the Anderson Civic Center on Friday for the two-day South Carolina High School League individual state championship wrestling tournament.
Before horses jumped over the 17 Colonial Cup fences for a portion of the $100,000 purse in the Camden fall classic steeplechase, as well as for a purse which sometimes swelled to six figures for the 14-fence spring Carolina Cup, the Carolina Cup Racing Association (CCRA) had already sunk some $30,000 into the gathering, building and the maintenance of the packed-brush jumps which were used for two chases on the Colonial Cup card and one in the spring.
Decked out in new camouflaged-themed game jerseys in honor of Military Appreciation Night, Camden went old school in its 14-0 win over previously unbeaten Lancaster last Friday night at Zemp Stadium.
Let's see, now. Two weeks ago, East Clarendon lost to North Central, 28-6. Last Friday, Camden Military Academy was edged by North Central, 20-14.
This is not the team which Camden head coach Jimmy Neal thought he would see when he agreed to play Lancaster last winter.
On a day on which Paige Wilson was forced to miss practice, members of her Camden High volleyball team were being interviewed by a reporter from WLTX TV 19 in Columbia after an online poll conducted by the station rated the Lady Bulldogs as the top team in the Midlands heading into the upcoming season.
There was a time when a volleyball match with Lugoff-Elgin meant the opposing team's bench players would see plenty of action on the court.
One of the busiest people in Boonetown has to be the person charged with updating the volleyball region championship banner at North Central High School. Then again, the flag made of felt never collects a whole lot of dust.
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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