MANNING -- After beating Hartsville 7-4 on Tuesday in Kelleytown to improve to 2-4 in American Legion League III, Manning-Santee Post 68 had a chance to assert itself firmly in the talk for third --- and even second --- place in the standings with a victory over Kershaw County on Wednesday.
Following a season in which a young Lugoff-Elgin softball team finished third in Region 4-4A play, post-season honors came the way of four members of the Lady Demons' program.
Wade Burr was the tough-luck losing pitcher as the Kershaw County Post 17 Junior American Legion baseball team dropped a 2-1 decision against South Florence last Friday night in a game played at American Legion Park in Camden.
Monday: Post 17 Seniors at Sumter (7 p.m.); Post 17 Juniors at Lake City (7 p.m.)
Sometimes, you don't have to be a person who grabs the headlines to make an impact on the lives of people --- both young and old --- in the world of Kershaw County athletics.
Starting this week and continuing through next week, the Kershaw County Senior American Legion baseball team is scheduled to play it one four-game weeks of the season.
The Kershaw County Post 17 Junior American Legion team traveled to South Florence on Tuesday and dropped an 11-5 decision to the hosts.
What a difference a year makes.
Different uniforms, same old Sumter.
Monday: Lake City at Post 17 Juniors (7 p.m.)
MANNING -- It was an all too familiar early-season story for Manning-Santee Post 68 on Thursday in its home opener.
What did the Kershaw County Post 17 Senior American Legion team get for being the nice guy last year? A final 4-12 record in its first and only season in League IV.
Former Lugoff-Elgin and Winthrop University baseball standout Eddie Tisdale has been named as the District 4A-13 baseball coach of the year this week by Broward (Fla.) High School Baseball.
Both the Camden and Lugoff-Elgin varsity football teams will conclude their spring practice sessions with scrimmages on Friday night and the public is invited to attend both contests.
Hopefully, the weather forecasters will be wrong on their prognostications of rain for the early to middle part of this week as all four of Kershaw County's baseball teams will be involved in pre-season tournament play which began last Saturday and will continue throughout this week.
Regardless of what the weatherman says, Kershaw County's four high school baseball teams will open their seasons with a trio of pre-season tournaments starting Saturday and continuing throughout next week.
The eighth annual Clinic Classic 5K walk/run, presented by McDonald's of Camden, and the Camden Family Care one-mile run/walk will take to the streets of Camden on Saturday, April 18.
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