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CHS to dedicate softball fields in Warren’s memory today

After being rained out last month, Camden High School will officially dedicate the Marcus Warren Softball Fields in honor of the former two-sport standout at the school prior to today's softball game with Fairfield Central.

April 10, 2018 | | Sports


This week in KC sports

Tuesday: Camden at Blythewood (G – 4 p.m.); Hartsville at Lugoff-Elgin (G – 4 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at Marlboro Academy (TEN – 34 p.m.); North Central at Lugoff-Elgin (TEN – 5 p.m.); North Central at Crestwood (TR – 5 p.m.); Camden at Fairfield Central (GSOC – 5:30 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at Cheraw (BSOC – 5:45 p.m.); North Central at Cheraw (BB – 6 p.m.); North Central at Cheraw (SB – 6 p.m.); Camden at Columbia (BB – 6:30 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Hartsville (BSOC – 7 p.m.); Fairfield Central at Camden (SB – 7 p.m.); Darlington ...

April 10, 2018 | | Sports


Knights snap skid with 5-4 win over Bulldogs

It had been 19 days between wins for the North Central baseball team. Day 20, however, was oh-so-sweet.

April 06, 2018 | | Sports


Branham, Laffin help L-E gallop past Thoroughbreds

Coming into this season, Walker Branham was sometimes left out in the conversation when people talked about the myriad of arms which Lugoff-Elgin baseball coach Randy Stokes has at his disposal.

April 06, 2018 | | Sports


L-E trio blanks Knights, 9-0

Getting a combined two-hit shutout from a trio of pitchers, Lugoff-Elgin opened play in the Kershaw-Richland Wooden Bat Tournament with a 9-0 victory over in-county foe North Central Monday night at American Legion Park in Camden.

April 06, 2018 | | Sports


Fourth inning rally carries Camden past T-breds, 4-3

For three innings, Camden's offense was unable to do anything with South Aiken starter Sam Swygert.

April 06, 2018 | | Sports


Late Knight rally comes up short

An emotional letdown following a late-night win over rival Camden on Tuesday? Possibly. Brandon Faulkenberry was not about to use that as excuse, though.

April 06, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Branham locks Dogs down on one-hitter in 5-1 L-E win

A mess of a first inning by the Camden defense gave way to a Zac Branham masterpiece as Lugoff-Elgin took the Kershaw County portion of the Kershaw-Richland wooden bat tournament with a 5-1 win over the host Bulldogs Wednesday night at American Legion Park.

April 06, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Sheppard doubles up in Saturday’s undercard

What would Carolina Cup day be without a victory from one of Jonathan Sheppard's jumpers?

April 03, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


150,000 Watts

There were times, Mark Watts admitted, when he looked behind from his mount atop Balance the Budget in Saturday's 48th running of the $150,000 Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup when he was more than a tad surprised by what he couldn't see.

April 03, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Foley, Valentine wait out inquiry before taking Cup

Spending nearly as much time talking into a walkie-talkie as he did on the race course, jockey Barry Foley survived a steward's inquiry before both he and his mount, Personal Start, were formally declared winners of Saturday's $75,000 Carolina Cup presented by the Mullikin Law Firm.

April 03, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Carolina Cup 2.0 to get its first test on Saturday

By now, you have probably heard or, read about the changes which have and will be taking place at Saturday's 84th running of the Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races at the Springdale Race Course.

March 30, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Cup day information

The 84th running of the Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races will be contested at the Springdale Race Course in Camden on Saturday, March 31.

March 30, 2018 | | Sports


Setting the bar high

Visitors making their way into the National Steeplechase Museum are greeted by a pair of cement lawn jockeys painted in the silks of the defending Carolina Cup and Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup champions.

March 30, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Springdale-record $325,000 in purse money up for grabs

Trainer Ricky Hendriks had his best season in a long time last year, and he will be looking to continue his successful run when two of his best, Swansea Mile and Zanjabeel, start in the 48th running of the $150,000 Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup (Gr. 1), the featured contest of Saturday's 84th annual Carolina Cup Races.

March 30, 2018 | By DON CLIPPINGER | Sports


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Gift exchange

During the course of his post-game interview, Camden baseball coach Denny Beckley used the word "discombobulated" to explain his thought process when asked of tonight ...

April 20, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Block buster

Speed. You either have it or, you don't.

April 20, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Bulldog netters stop Demons, 5-1

With a biting wind sending the ball in different directions and the temperature seeming much lower than the 57 degrees that the thermometers read, the ...

April 20, 2018 | | Sports


CHS, L-E suffer softball defeats

Maddie McNeill hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to draw Camden to within, 7-5, but it was not enough as visiting Indian ...

April 20, 2018 | | Sports


This week in KC sports

Tuesday: Blythewood, Hammond at Camden (G – 4 p.m.); North Central at Andrew Jackson (G – 4 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at Great Falls (G ...

April 17, 2018 | | Sports


Hall call for Gross

In a colorful career which took him from competing in toughman contests throughout the region to training for a career in his family's horse ...

April 17, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Culp finally gets his due

During his 34 seasons sitting at the head of the Camden girls' basketball bench, the late Mike Culp and his life were open books.

April 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Power Surge

It may have bothered some neighbors but, it was music to James Marlow's ears.

April 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


L-E netters split two matches

Lugoff-Elgin tuned up for Thursday's Region 6-4A opening tennis match with Hartsville by dropping a Wednesday match to always tough 5A foe Spring Valley ...

April 13, 2018 | | Sports


McNeill, Dow help CHS get by Lady Knights, 16-6

Camden scored the first eight runs and closed with an eight-run bottom of the sixth to take a 16-6 win over visiting North Central in ...

April 13, 2018 | | Sports


Clinic Classic offers three run/walk events

The 2018 Clinic Classic will be held Saturday, April 28 at 7:30 a.m. and includes a 1-mile, a 5K and a 10K race.

April 10, 2018 | | Sports


Devils blank L-E for tourney title

Dreher scored 10 runs in the first four innings which was more than enough for pitcher Matt Mince to work with as the Blue Devils ...

April 10, 2018 | | Sports


Knights close tourney stay with an 11-9 victory over Crestwood

It was an early Thursday morning game played before a handful of fans braving the chill against a Crestwood team which North Central had already ...

April 10, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Dogs’ offensive woes mount after no-hitter

It was a loaded question which Camden head coach Denny Beckley thought about before giving his response.

April 10, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


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