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17ers heading to Lexington tonight

The Kershaw County Post 17 American Legion baseball team, the League III champion, will travel to Lexington tonight for game two of their first round best-of-five state American Legion baseball playoff series.

July 10, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


State junior tennis team champs to be crowned

Before the first racket smacked a ball across one of its nets, the Tennis Center of Camden had already secured its first major tournament.

July 10, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Fountain camp set for CHS Saturday

Former Camden High and Clemson University defensive end Maurice "Mo" Fountain will host a one-day youth football camp at Camden High School on Saturday, July 7.

July 06, 2018 | | Sports


P-17’s 13-game win streak ends at Orangeburg

Before he left American Legion Park following his team's 5-1 win over Dalzell-Shaw which clinched the League III title last Thursday, Kershaw County American Legion head coach Stephen Carmon was asked how he would approach the following night's pair of games at Orangeburg.

July 03, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Even at worst, Post 17ers prove to be best

There was no dog pile on the pitcher's mound. No water bucket dumped on a coach and, most assuredly, there were no hoots and hollers coming from the Kershaw County side of the field after Post 17 clinched its first League III American Legion baseball crown in more than 30 years.

July 03, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Fountain returns to Camden

Former Camden High and Clemson University defensive end Maurice "Mo" Fountain will be hosting a one-day youth football camp at Camden High School on Saturday, July 7.

June 29, 2018 | | Sports


Storm delays Post 17’s League III title party

Hoping to take care of business and get the matter of winning the League III crown out of the way early, Tuesday evening's thunderstorm threw a crimp in Kershaw County Post 17's plans.

June 29, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Westwood passes test, wins Battle of Camden Shootout

After having finished with a 1-3 record in pool play, the Camden High football team advanced to the semifinals of Wednesday's inaugural Battle of Camden 7-on-7 Shootout.

June 29, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


KC takes over top spot in state American Legion poll

Bolstered by a 5-2 win over previously second-ranked Goose Creek on Saturday in the Palmetto Invitational in Georgetown --- along with a 12-game winning streak --- Kershaw County Post 17 sits atop this week's American Legion state rankings which appear on the scvarsity.com Website.

June 26, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Post 17 closes in on league crown

Three games to win one.

June 26, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Five wins takes 17ers streak to a dozen

Summer's dog days have arrived early for American Legion baseball teams and Kershaw County is barking loudly.

June 26, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


CHS hosts 7-on-7 passing tourney, Hogmen Challenge

Camden High School will host 12 football programs from throughout the state in the Battle of Camden 7-on-7 passing league shootout and Hogmen Challenge to be held at the school's practice fields on Wednesday, June 27.

June 22, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Dorton blanks M-S as P-17 wins seventh in row

That train which is the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team keeps rolling along.

June 22, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


17ers cap perfect week by knocking off Sumter

Stephen Carmon is not ready to make space on the mantle for a League III championship trophy just yet.

June 19, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


The inherent risk of sport specialization

One of the responsibilities that parents take most seriously is protecting their children from injury, whether it is buckling seat belts in a car or wearing a helmet while riding a bike. And when their kids become teenagers and want to participate in sports or other activities, parents do everything they can to keep their sons and daughters from getting hurt.

June 19, 2018 | By Bob Gardner and Jerome Singleton | Sports


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17ers takes series opener in 9, 10-9

Josh Boone, who got on base after being hit by a pitch with one out in the bottom of the ninth, scored the winning run ...

July 17, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


17ers put Lexington, series to bed early

You will have to take Stephen Carmon's word for it when the first-year Kershaw County American Legion head coach said he did not sleep ...

July 17, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


State American Legion playoffs enter round 2 play

Kershaw County Post 17's best-of-five series with Sumter for the Midlands Region title is one of four second round state American Legion pairings which ...

July 17, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Bulldog Club kicks off its annual membership drive

The Camden High School Bulldog Club membership drive is in full swing for the 2018-2019 school year.

July 17, 2018 | | Sports


Golf, football and wrestling camps close summer slate

Here is the list of youth sports camps scheduled in Kershaw County for the weeks of July 16 and July 23:

July 17, 2018 | | Sports


Do or Dyer

From his seat in the press box at American Legion Park --- more on that later --- Kershaw County American Legion baseball coach Stephen Carmon opened the ...

July 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Holbrook promotes Dorton

CHARLESTON --- College of Charleston head coach Chad Holbrook has promoted former Lugoff-Elgin standout Will Dorton to assistant coach/pitching and Kevin Nichols to associate head ...

July 13, 2018 | | Sports


‘A win and a half’

On a night when Post 17 needed him most, Justin Dorton did what he does best.

July 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Lexington evens series with 8-4 win over KC

Kershaw County Post 17 slugged a pair of home runs in the top of the sixth inning of Tuesday's second game of the state ...

July 11, 2018 | | Sports


Murphy first Auburn golfer to be four-time All-American Scholar

AUBURN, Ala. --- Elgin's Kelli Murphy, who finished her Auburn women's golf career this past spring, was named a 2017-18 All-American Scholar by the ...

July 10, 2018 | | Sports


Dyer delivers as 17ers win opener in 12, 6-5

Wynston Dyer's one-out, walk-off pinch-hit single in the bottom of the 12th inning drove home Bradwin Salmond with the winning run as Kershaw County ...

July 10, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


P-17 opens state playoffs at home Monday night

Barring an upset last night, the Kershaw County Post 17 American Legion baseball team will host Lexington in the first round of the state American ...

July 06, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


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