There are gut-wrenching ways to end your season and then, there is how North Central's 2013 baseball campaign came to an end.
Three-time Colonial Cup champion McDyamo and Tuscalee, champions who hold the respective records for steeplechase earnings and victories, have been elected to the Racing Hall of Fame, officials of the National Racing Museum announced on Friday.
FLORENCE -- For the second time in as many years, Camden's Evrik Gary, was the recipient of the Howard Stokes Most Valuable Player Award at Francis Marion University.
The inaugural Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter Golf Tournament, a fundraiser for the facility, will be held on Sunday, May 19 at the White Pines Golf Club in Camden.
Once the Lugoff-Elgin softball team arrived in Summerville for Monday's 4A Distict 8 softball game with the host Green Wave, the Lady Demons were forced to do a U-turn and return home as late afternoon rains in the Lowcountry made the field unplayable for the third round elimination game.
Monday - 2 p.m. --- Tonight's Camden High scheduled Upper State District 3 AAA girls softball winners' bracket game at Chapman has been postponed due to wet grounds and the threat of more rrain.
Monday - 11 a.m. --- Due to wet grounds and the potential for more rain throughout the rest of Monday, tonight's AAA Upper State District 2 playoff game between Camden and host Chester has been pushed back to tuesday at 7 p.m. at Chester High School.
Monday: Second round of 3A state baseball tournament (Camden at Chester, 7 p.m.); Second round of 3A state softball tournament (Camden at Chapman, TBA); Third round of 4A state baseball tournament (Lugoff-Elgin at Ashley Ridge, 7 p.m.); Third round of 4A state softball tournament (Lugoff-Elgin at Summerville, 6 p.m.); Third round of 2A state baseball tournament (North Central at Cheraw, 6 p.m.); Third round of 2A ...
For the Camden tennis team, this was their playoff. For Lugoff-Elgin, Thursday's 5-1 loss to the Bulldogs was a tune-up for the Demons' second straight state 4A post-season appearance.
It's hard to imagine any player in the state having had a better night than Greenville's Glenn Batson.
More than 50 years ago, I spent many a day fishing with my maternal grandfather on Lake Wateree. He was known to all as Daddy John and the lake was always called The River. Daddy John knew the location of every Bream/Crappy-Bed and Catfish-Hole at The River. Amazingly, he knew all of the fish in the lake by name. He also knew a great big turtle that he affectionately called Big Al.
Lindsay Elizabeth Alexander and Matthew Richard Frost both of Camden, S.C., were united in marriage on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Swift Creek Baptist Church in Rembert, S.C. The 5:00 p.m. ceremony was officiated by Reverend Bruce Hancock. The reception followed immediately at Rosa Lee's Cottage with special music by Mike & The Mixers of Charleston, SC.
Mr. and Mrs. James Gilbert Broom were married Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Old McCaskill's Farm in Rembert, South Carolina. The 6:00 p.m. ceremony was performed by Reverend Frank Griffith. A reception immediately followed.
A graveside service to celebrate the life of Lewis Edward. Keyes, Jr. 74, of Camden will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, May 15, 2013 in Quaker Cemetery. Rev. Dr. William F. Summers will officiate. Memorials may be made in Mr. Keyes memory to Sam A. Karesh Wing, 1315 Roberts Street, Camden, SC 29020 or Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 502 DeKalb Street, Camden, SC 29020.
NASHVILLE -- On a spectacular afternoon of racing at the 72nd annual Iroquois Steeplechase, Jacqueline Ohrstrom's Demonstrative edged past Divine Fortune at the finish line to win Saturday's $150,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois (Gr. 1) by a head.
Led by a third place finish from its 4 x 100-meter relay team, the Camden High boys' track team finished in 12th place at last weekend's South Carolina High School League State Championships held at Lower Richland High School in Hopkins.
There are jokes aplenty about the Internal Revenue Service, but the latest revelations about that agency's conduct in targeting conservative groups is no laughing matter. In reality, it's not about conservative groups or liberal groups or apolitical groups. It's about the abhorrent idea that the IRS would single out any kind of organization or individual to harass -- and indeed it is harassment. <p class="MsoNormal" align="left" style="text-align: left; text-indent: ...
Deacon Marion Jenkins, 68, of 5545 Pisgah Road, Rembert, died Sunday. Friends may call at the residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the family.
Mrs. Josephine G. Warner, age 90, of Lugoff, SC, (formerly of Clarksburg,WV) passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Myrtle Beach Manor in Myrtle Beach, SC, following an extended illness. She was born in Philippi, WV, August 14, 1922, a daughter of the late Herbert Edward Golden and Grayce Booth Golden.
The University of South Carolina (USC) Libraries is now home to a collection of more than 5,000 images, plus correspondence, sketchbooks, and even early elementary-school artwork Camden's Oscar Jackson "Jak" Smyrl, The State newspaper's first staff artist, who passed away in 2007.
The Camden High School Athletic Banquet will be held on Tuesday, May 21, in the school gymnasium.