The Kershaw County Post 17 American Legion baseball team will make its second state tournament appearance in three years after the locals swept both play-in games held at Florence Legion Field on Wednesday night.
Kershaw County Post 17 will return to Conway on Wednesday to complete one game and, hopefully, win a second contest in its quest to earn a spot in the South Carolina American Legion Baseball State Tournament.
The recent spate of late-afternoon rain storms which have popped up throughout the region have led to the second round Lower State American Legion series between Sumter and Murrells Inlet to having been postponed and playing sites moved for three nights.
Defending American Legion World Series champion Chapin-Newberry jumped to a 6-1 lead over visiting Kershaw County and never looked back en route to a 12-3 win in Monday's second round state tournament opener played at Newberry College.
Camden City Council will not meet today for either a work session or regular meeting. The city notified the Chronicle-Independent of the decision on Friday. Council will meet again July 26 at 6:30 p.m.
By virtue of Friday's 8-6 win over Aiken, in a game completed after being suspended due to Thursday's storm, Kershaw County Post 17 swept the series, 3-0. The locals moved into the second round of the South Carolina Lower State American Legion tournament which begins tonight.
Jump racing returns to New England on Saturday with two competitive races as part of the summer racing festival at historic Suffolk Downs in East Boston. A $30,000 Ratings Handicap and a $30,000 Sport of Kings maiden hurdle both attracted large, competitive fields with also-eligibles.
Kershaw County moved a step closer to earning a spot in the second round of the South Carolina American Legion state playoffs with a 9-5 road win over Aiken on Wednesday night at Roberto Hernandez Stadium on the USC-Aiken campus.