Lois Rhame West, a Camden native who died earlier this week at 92, was truly a remarkable woman who was not only a political wife but a partner in the career of her husband, who rose to become governor of South Carolina and ambassador to Saudi Arabia. But it was not only in the realm of politics that she made a mark. She accomplished a variety of things that touched a great number of lives.
Top seeded Seneca answered Camden's run in the top of the first inning with a grand slam and a two-run home run in the home portion of the inning to win Monday's 3A District 4 winners' bracket contest, 11-1.
Willie McCarthy took Holston Hall's Hot Rize to the lead before the final fence of the $75,000 Virginia Gold Cup and fought off a determined challenge by Organisateur to win by three-quarters of a length before a capacity crowd at Great Meadow Race Course in The Plains, Va., on Saturday, May 3.
Kelli Murphy, a Lugoff-Elgin senior, finished her Carolinas junior career in style by winning the ninth annual Vicki DiSantis Girls' Championship hosted by Pine Island Country Club in Charlotte on Sunday.