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Summer camp season begins next week

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

May 29, 2018 | | Sports


McCray ready to play where he is needed for Tigers

Every new coach needs players that he can rely on from day one and who will be there through thick and thin.

May 25, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Davis finds her niche on the pitch; signs on with Coker

Having been a cheerleader and also playing volleyball, Roana Davis was not looking for a new sport as she was preparing to enter her freshman year at North Central High School, especially one which was foreign to her.

May 25, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Webb’s soccer adventure leads to USC-Sumter

Coaches like to talk about the kids they coach who would try and knock down a brick wall, if asked.

May 25, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


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 must wait until next month before she lines up with the state's elite.

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 team opened last Monday. It was a far cry from two years ago when the locals finished second in the state American Legion Tournament at Riley Park in Sumter with just 13 players in tow in absurdly hot, mid-day conditions.

May 22, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


2018 Post 17 schedule

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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 day's match is, for the most part, the time they get to make their initial appraisal of an opponent.

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' soccer coach Aaron Mayes asked then-junior forward Daysha Ellis to give playing on the second-to-last line of defense a try.

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 in Kershaw County, Camden, in particular, that the ruling could be a boon to the Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races.

May 18, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


KCGC meeting on tap for Thursday

The Kershaw County Gamecock Club (KCGC) will host its annual "It's Great to be a Gamecock" meeting at the Old South & Catery (509 Dicey Creek Rd. in Camden) on Thursday, May 17th at 6:30 p.m.

May 15, 2018 | | Sports


Bulldogs’ spring game centerpiece of busy Friday night of football at CHS

Camden High will conclude its spring practice slate with its annual Gold and Black came to be contested on Friday, May 18.

May 15, 2018 | | 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 would probably live in the weight room located inside the Lugoff-Elgin High School Wellness Center.

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 400-meter relay team left the track at Harry Parone Stadium as they entered it … as the best quartet in the state.

May 15, 2018 | | Sports


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Sumter denies KC Jrs. trip to state tournament

SUMTER -- After losing just two games entering the second round of the Junior American Legion baseball playoffs, Sumter entered play on Wednesday looking to avoid ...

July 20, 2018 | By EDDIE LITAKER Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Sports


High school, USC football on docket at KCGC event

The Kershaw County Gamecock Club (KCGC) will host its annual "2018 Carolina Kickoff" meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the ...

July 20, 2018 | | Sports


Fight Night in Camden

World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame member Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat and five-time World Championship Wrestling World Tag Team Champion Buff "The Stuff" Bagwell will ...

July 20, 2018 | | Sports


17ers put Lexington, series to bed early

You will have to take Stephen Carmon's word for it when the first-year Kershaw County American Legion head coach said he did not sleep ...

July 17, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


State American Legion playoffs enter round 2 play

Kershaw County Post 17's best-of-five series with Sumter for the Midlands Region title is one of four second round state American Legion pairings which ...

July 17, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Bulldog Club kicks off its annual membership drive

The Camden High School Bulldog Club membership drive is in full swing for the 2018-2019 school year.

July 17, 2018 | | Sports


Golf, football and wrestling camps close summer slate

Here is the list of youth sports camps scheduled in Kershaw County for the weeks of July 16 and July 23:

July 17, 2018 | | Sports


Do or Dyer

From his seat in the press box at American Legion Park --- more on that later --- Kershaw County American Legion baseball coach Stephen Carmon opened the ...

July 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Holbrook promotes Dorton

CHARLESTON --- College of Charleston head coach Chad Holbrook has promoted former Lugoff-Elgin standout Will Dorton to assistant coach/pitching and Kevin Nichols to associate head ...

July 13, 2018 | | Sports


‘A win and a half’

On a night when Post 17 needed him most, Justin Dorton did what he does best.

July 13, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Lexington evens series with 8-4 win over KC

Kershaw County Post 17 slugged a pair of home runs in the top of the sixth inning of Tuesday's second game of the state ...

July 11, 2018 | | Sports


Murphy first Auburn golfer to be four-time All-American Scholar

AUBURN, Ala. --- Elgin's Kelli Murphy, who finished her Auburn women's golf career this past spring, was named a 2017-18 All-American Scholar by the ...

July 10, 2018 | | Sports


Dyer delivers as 17ers win opener in 12, 6-5

Wynston Dyer's one-out, walk-off pinch-hit single in the bottom of the 12th inning drove home Bradwin Salmond with the winning run as Kershaw County ...

July 10, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


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