Led by a fourth-place finish from sophomore Garrett Lawson, the Camden High School boys' cross country team won their third meet in as many starts this season by running to victory against a seven-team field on Tuesday in a meet hosted by Lancaster High School.
It is a sport which is deeply ingrained in the fiber of Camden and South Carolina, for that matter. But the art of trial hunting with bird dogs is one which is losing some of its foothold in the Palmetto State.
Having been Camden's junior varsity volleyball coach the previous four seasons, Katie Ham left no doubt as to where her loyalties resided as she met with her Lugoff-Elgin varsity squad before Thursday's match at Camden.
If you are old enough to remember playing backyard baseball games and using the "invisible man" to run the bases when you did not have enough players, then you probably know what Jimmy Neal has gone through this week.
In a story on former Camden High football standout and current University of South Carolina football player Cedrick Malone in the Wednesday, Aug. 5 edition of the Chronicle-Independent, the names of his mother and grandmother were inadvertently mixed up.
On an evening in which jokes were told and coaches talked about the struggles their teams were having going into the season, Buck Hall struck a serious tone at the Camden Shrine Club's jamboree kickoff dinner at Lake Shamokin.