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Position switch pays dividends for Sumpter

Being pent-up between a pair of aluminum posts was not Venus Sumpter's idea of having fun. But that was where the now Camden High senior found herself at the start of her Lady Bulldog soccer career.

February 27, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Biscuits and Breezing opener set for Springdale on Saturday

With the recent stretch of warm weather, it can only mean that the Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races are just around the corner.

February 27, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Failure to Launch

First, it was a technical malfunction which led to the National Anthem being scratched to mark the start of Tuesday's AAA Upper State semifinal game between visiting Southside and Camden. It would get progressively worse for the host Bulldogs over the course of the next 32 minutes.

February 23, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Father-son baseball clinic on deck at CHS

The Camden High School baseball coaching staff will host its annual Father-Son Baseball Camp on Saturday, March 10 from 9 a.m. until noon at American Legion Park in Camden.

February 23, 2018 | | Sports


This week in KC sports

Upper State semifinals (Boys basketball - 7 p.m.)

February 20, 2018 | | Sports


County wrestlers headed for state

Led by seven qualifiers from Lugoff-Elgin High School, 17 wrestlers from Kershaw County high school wrestling program will compete in this weekend's South Carolina High School League state individual tournament.

February 20, 2018 | | Sports


Payne’s recruiting journey closes after his signing with Crusaders

Not all high school student-athletes enjoyed being wooed by college coaches and being told how great they are and what the school and the program of which the coaches are associated can do for them during and after their collegiate career.

February 20, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Small ball carries Dogs into round 3

In what amounted to a chess match on hardwood, Ron McKie played Clinton head coach Eddie Romines like Bobby Fischer.

February 20, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Dogs advance; NC game moved to RNE

Camden opened the AAA Upper State boys basketball tournament with an 82-44 win over Carolina Academy on Tuesday night inside the Dog Pound.

February 16, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Dogs repel Trojans in round one, 82-44

Knowing all too well the mindset of a four seed when taking on a region champion, Camden boys' basketball coach Ron McKie warned his squad of the dangers when facing a team which was playing with nothing to lose.

February 16, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Jefferson selected to AAA All-State team

Camden High senior Cam Jefferson was named to the South Carolina Basketball coaches Association AAA All-State Boys Basketball team for the 2017-18 season.

February 16, 2018 | | Sports


Camden’s Ayers brings complete package with him to The Citadel

Before Ryland Ayers signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his academic and football-playing days at The Citadel, Camden High head football coach Brian Rimph extolled the virtues of his former senior defensive back.

February 16, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Knights, CHS girls upended

And then there was one.

February 16, 2018 | | Sports


Quick start carries Falcons over Demons, 67-52

COLUMBIA --- Making its first appearance in state postseason play in eight seasons, Lugoff-Elgin showed signs of rust in Wednesday's 4A Lower State tournament opener at A.C. Flora.

February 16, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Lady Knights close season on a winning note

In a game which determined third place in the Region 6-4A boys' standings, visiting Hartsville ruined Lugoff-Elgin's Senior Night as the Red Foxes handed the hosts a 63-51 loss Friday inside the Demons Den.

February 13, 2018 | | Sports


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Dogs, Demons win; host Thursday second round pairings

Both Camden and Lugoff-Elgin won their district tournament opening round games on Tuesday and will stay at home for Thursday's winners' bracket contests.

April 25, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Baseball, softball playoffs update

At 6:30 p.m. tonight, Camden will host Emerald at American Legion Park in Camden in the AAA District III opener. Lugoff-Elgin opens play ...

April 24, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Dogs, Demons to host opening round contests

Scoring four times in the top of the seventh, Camden wrapped up the second seed from Region 4-AAA with a 5-4 road win at Chester ...

April 24, 2018 | | Sports


Playoff preview

The AAA and AAAA state baseball tournament is scheduled to open tonight with the softball postseason slated to kick off on Thursday.

April 24, 2018 | | Sports


Holley gets opportunity he was waiting for

There are players who are given things without asking based on qualities such as reputation and size. Then, there are those who go to work ...

April 24, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Registration continues for Saturday’s 11th annual Clinic Classic

The 11th annual Clinic Classic will take place this Saturday, April 28.

April 24, 2018 | | Sports


Lady Knights win on PKs

For the second straight match, the North Central girls' soccer team went into penalty kicks and came away with a win.

April 24, 2018 | | Sports


This week in KC sports

Tuesday: Region 4-AA track and field championships at North Central (4 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin in Region 6-4A golf championship at Darlington Country Club (4 p ...

April 24, 2018 | | Sports


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


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


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