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Campbell shops around, staying local

Lugoff-Elgin rising senior offensive tackle Wyatt Campbell put an early end to his recruitment on Thursday by committing to continue his academic and football-playing endeavors at the University of South Carolina.

June 15, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Post 17 avoids being swept thanks to Dorton’s big night

With the night Justin Dorton was having, who could have blamed him for not wanting the ball taken out of his left hand.

June 13, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Post 17 senior team opens season with key 3-game set

The Kershaw County American Legion Post 17 Senior baseball team was scheduled to have opened its League III season on Monday night against visiting Sumter to kick off a three-game series between the two rivals and 2016 state tournament entries.

June 06, 2017 | | Sports


Post 17ers finish 3-0 in preseason tournament

A 2016 state American Legion championship rematch went by the boards on Sunday when an early evening storm forced the cancellation of that night's scheduled Florence Post 1 Invitational championship game between Kershaw County Post 17 and the tournament hosts and, defending South Carolina American Legion state champions.

June 02, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


17ers looking to build on state tournament run

There was a time, quite recently in fact, in when good summer for the Kershaw County American Legion baseball program was being competitive with League III kingpin Sumter, making a good showing in state playoffs and then, call it a day and a season.

May 26, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


County’s youth sports summer camp season kicks off next week

With the school year coming to a close, it is time for summer sports camps in Kershaw County.

May 23, 2017 | | Sports


Carolinas’ top junior golfers set sights on Creed Invitational

What started out as a tournament to honor the memory of the late Jimmy Creed has turned into an event which now has junior golfers from both North Carolina and South Carolina lined up in trying to play their way into the select field.

May 23, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Pierce closes career with second state title

Earlier this spring, when asked about his chances to repeat as the state's AAA pole vault champion, Camden senior Lindsay Pierce did not hesitate in saying that he felt good about his training and chances for a repeat.

May 16, 2017 | | Sports


Murphy earns SEC community service honor for a second time

Auburn junior and Lugoff-Elgin High School graduate Kelli Murphy was honored by the Southeastern Conference as the league announced its annual women's golf awards.

May 16, 2017 | | Sports


Sitting Pretty

HARTSVILLE -- Thrust into the role of being Lugoff-Elgin's primary starting pitcher following a season-ending injury to All-State senior Baleigh Lunsford last month, Bailey Douglas brings a non-pitcher's mentality into the circle each time she toes the rubber.

May 12, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Players, coaches earn baseball honors

Lugoff-Elgin head baseball coach Randy Stokes was named as the state's 4A coach of the year by a vote of the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association while a pair of Camden seniors will play in post-season all-star games.

May 12, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Pierce to defend AAA title in state meet

Five Kershaw County athletes --- representing all three county high schools --- will compete in the two-day South Carolina High School League state track and field championships which begin today and will continue through tomorrow at Harry Parone Stadium at Spring Valley.

May 12, 2017 | | Sports


A healthy Catoe ready to start over at Coker

Sometimes, what you take for granted becomes even more important once it is taken from you.

May 12, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Sr. Legion baseball tryouts on deck

Tryouts for the James Leroy Belk Kershaw County Post 17 Senior American Legion baseball team will be held on Monday and Tuesday, May 15 and 16, beginning at 6 p.m. each night at American Legion Park in Camden.

May 09, 2017 | | Sports


5k Color Run on tap Saturday at NCHS

The North Central High School yearbook staff is sponsoring a 5K Color Fun Run on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the school.

May 05, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


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Baseball, softball players collect postseason laurels

A pair of Lugoff-Elgin baseball players will play in this week's South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association All-Star game while a Camden High softball player ...

May 22, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Season of change

Nearly 30 players from six different high schools answered the call when the rain-abbreviated tryouts for the Kershaw County Post 17 Senior American Legion baseball ...

May 22, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


2018 Post 17 schedule

May

May 22, 2018 | | Sports


Mills has change of heart; signs with Emmanuel

There are no game films for tennis coaches to watch in preparing for an upcoming opponent. The first time they see their foe for that ...

May 22, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Getting defensive helps Ellis land spot at USC-L

As he and assistant coach Kenny Galdeen looked for answers to help solidify his team's defense in the spring of 2017, Camden High girls ...

May 18, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Three Kershaw County players earn All-State baseball honors

Lugoff-Elgin teammates Zac Branham and Jake Laffin and North Central's Cam Holley were named to the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association All-State baseball teams.

May 18, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Wanna bet? Don’t hold your breath

When the Supreme Court ruled Monday that states outside of Nevada would be able to legalize sports gambling, there was one school of thought here ...

May 18, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Got rings?

Too large to crawl in through a window and not allowed to have a key to its two doors, if given the chance, Seth Branham ...

May 15, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Lady Bulldogs’ 4 x 400 team runs to AAA championship

Heading into Saturday's AAA state track and field meet at Spring Valley High School as the top seed, the Camden High girls' 4 x ...

May 15, 2018 | | Sports


Murphy garners SEC honors as Auburn heads to NCAA tourney

AUBURN, Ala. --- Auburn senior Kelli Murphy was honored by the Southeastern Conference as the league announced its annual women's golf awards Thursday.

May 15, 2018 | | Sports


Dixon receives Arthur Ashe Award

FLORENCE --- Camden's Brooke Dixon, a member of the Francis Francis Marion University women's basketball team, was one of three Patriot student-athletes to have ...

May 15, 2018 | | Sports


St. James ends Demons’ season

It came earlier than they would have wanted it to but, when the Lugoff-Elgin baseball team gathered for the final time to listen to head ...

May 11, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


In lofty company

Maggie Speaks, more than anybody, knew how big a deal it was.

May 11, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Post 17 tryouts to be held next week

Tryouts for the James Leroy Belk Kershaw County Post 17 Senior American Legion baseball team will be held on Monday through Wednesday, May 14-1, beginning ...

May 11, 2018 | | Sports


Keen changes course, signs to run cross-country at Presbyterian

in a competitive setting? Enough to have said no to the University of South Carolina's Honors College --- after she was accepted into it --- in ...

May 11, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


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