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Power Surge

First, Camden dimmed the lights on a Lugoff-Elgin comeback. Seconds later, the lights went out altogether.

August 24, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports


Kershaw County Gameock Club ready to kick off the 2015 season

The Kershaw County Gamecock Club will hold a "It's Great To Be a Gamecock Fall Kick-off Party" on Monday, Aug. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Old South Restaurant in Camden.

August 21, 2015 | | Sports


Ghosts in the machine

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.

August 21, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports


Saturday 5k race at L-E will benefit United Way

Lugoff-Elgin High School will host its inaugural Rival Week 5K run/walk on Saturday, Aug. 15.

August 14, 2015 | | Sports


Correction on Cedrick Malone story

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.

August 14, 2015 | | Sports


County bowlers invited to roll away in Kershaw

Kershaw County bowlers who are looking for a home league to bowl in are invited to attend an organizational meeting at the Kershaw Bowling Alley on Friday, Aug. 21 at 7 p.m.

August 14, 2015 | | Sports


KC Gamecock Club set to host a kick-off party

The Kershaw County Gamecock Club will hold a "It's Great To Be a Gamecock Fall Kick-off Party" on Monday, Aug. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Old South Restaurant in Camden.

August 14, 2015 | | Sports


Let the games begin

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.

August 14, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports


Orlando is not exactly Disney World for Kohn

Throwing 25 pitches a day beneath the searing summer sun in Orlando is hardly the gig which Michael Kohn signed up for when he inked a free agent contract with the Atlanta Braves last December.

August 10, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports


Two for the show

It has been a long time -- more than 20 years actually -- since Patrick Davis and Vonnie Holliday were on the same team playing at Zemp Stadium.

August 07, 2015 | | Sports


Serpas receives American Legion state scholarship

If you and your team cannot be playing in the state American Legion baseball championship game, this might just be the next best thing.

August 07, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports


SCHSL realignment proposal would impact Dogs and Demons

Camden could return to a time from its recent past. Lugoff-Elgin may well become part of what was one of Camden's former regions while North Central is staying put.

August 05, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports


Tougher than the rest

Save the Rudy cracks and references for someone else and for another time. Cedrick Malone has seen the movie and continues to live the life of a walk-on football player on his own terms.

August 05, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports


Letting him find his own way

Traveling along the paved paths which wind their way around the paddock area at the Carolina Motorsports Park while pedaling a mountain bike with one of his daughters who used the handlebars for a leg rest, with his other daughter following on her bicycle, Juan Pablo Montoya heads to one of the garages.

August 03, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports


Bio Blast

A native of Bogota, Colombia, Juan Pablo Montoya is one of 19 drivers to have won the Indianapolis 500 on more than one occasion. He, along with Penske IndyCar Racing teammate Helio Castroneves are the only active drivers to have won the race more than once with Castroneves having sipped from the ceremonial milk-filled bottle on three occasions.

August 03, 2015 | | Sports


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Redemption Song

Thanks to his having sustained a shoulder injury late in the third quarter of last year's game with Camden, Reddek Kelley was not around ...

August 22, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Knights rally to give Drakeford first victory, 26-21

All it took was a bolt of lightning on Thursday to render the game clock that is a part of North Central's football scoreboard ...

August 22, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Drakeford, Knights reach for the stars

In his first season in the NFL, Tyronne Drakeford helped the San Francisco 49ers win Super Bowl XXIX. Now the retired cornerback hopes to bring ...

August 18, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Williamson is on a mission to prove that he is back and better than ever

With his first pass attempt of the 2016 season, North Central quarterback Michael Williamson hooked up with Markell Portee on a 10-yard fade pattern pass ...

August 18, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Dogs give away no secrets in a 7-7 tie with AJ

Fans attending Friday's 42nd annual Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree waited out a lightning delay to see what type of offense first-year Camden head ...

August 15, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Demons overcome mistakes and Knights

This is why you play scrimmages or, in this instance, a jamboree.

August 15, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Foundation laid, L-E will keep on building

Matt Campbell is a "what have you done for me lately" kind of a guy. And as he enters his third season as head coach ...

August 15, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Dogs hoping to go on the defensive in 2017

These are usually the days when a new head coach cites the familiar refrain that he wishes he had more time to get everything he ...

August 11, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Heart and soul

Frightening sights are not uncommon on the football field. Freak injuries can come with something as simple as a cleat which gets caught in the ...

August 11, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


New rules stress safety for 2017 high school season

The National Federation of State High Schools (NFHS) continues to tweak its rules governing high school football, this year focusing on protection of defenseless players ...

August 11, 2017 | | Sports


It’s all Greek to her

For as long as Maggie Speaks can remember, summer meant traveling with her family for a beach vacation before returning home and preparing for the ...

July 14, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


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