Jordan Marturano, the granddaughter of Rosalie Jordan Marturano of Camden, and a University of South Carolina freshman, finished the 2011 triathlon season as the number one female triathlete for her age group in South Carolina.
North Central's cross country teams both came home with top 15 finishes while the Camden boys' squad finished in the top 20 in their respective divisions at Saturday's South Carolina High School League state cross country championships.
The Kershaw County Volleyball Club will hold an informational meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7 inside the Camden High School Performing Arts Center.
The Kershaw County Gamecock Club meets every Monday at 6 p.m. at the Old Towne Tavern on Broad St. in Camden.
Friday is the final day to purchase $20 discount general admission tickets for the Marion DuPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase.
Both Camden and North Central are still alive in the South Carolina High School League volleyball playoffs.
Jimmie Gary missed three games and went to a tie-breaker before winning last week's Chronicle-Independent football contest.
It took five games to do it, but the North Central volleyball team overcame the second round jinx as the Lady Knights won the fifth-game tie-breaker against visiting Christ Church, 15-7, to propel them into Monday's third round of the class A state tournament.
Monday: North at North Central in class A state volleyball playoffs (6 p.m.)
It looks like someone will have to bring the banner heralding North Central's girls' volleyball region championships, down from the rafters again, to add "2011" to the program's ever-growing list.
Dennis Lami missed just one game to win last week's Chronicle-Independent football contest.
The Camden High volleyball team celebrated its annual "Dig Pink" night with a sweep over Irmo and Cardinal Newman last Wednesday night inside the Dog Pound at CHS.
Tuesday: Darlington at Camden (GTEN – 4:30 p.m.); Camden at Lancaster (XC - 5 p.m.); Region 3-A Cross Country Championships at North Central (XC – 5 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at Wilson Hall (XC - 5 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Irmo (GTEN – 5 p.m.); North Central at Central (VB – 6:45 p.m.); Irmo at Lugoff-Elgin (VB – 7 p.m.)
S.R. Johnson turned in a perfect sheet and correctly selected all 15 winners in last week's Chronicle-Independent weekly football contest.
The Lugoff-Camden Elks Lodge is once again sponsoring its annual Soccer Shoot.
When he left Camden High School following his graduation in 2009 to continue his academic and basketball pursuits, Evrik Gary needed only to hop on I-20 East and head for Florence and Francis Marion University. Among the reasons he chose to attend FMU was the school's proximity to his home and family in Camden.
For almost as long as North Central fans can remember, schools such as Andrew Jackson, Indian Land, Buford and Chesterfield have been the region rivals of the Knights' athletic teams.
Mother Nature must be a football fan. How else can you explain the dip in temperatures which occurred just in time for the start of pre-season football practice in Kershaw County last Friday.
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