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L-E vs. CHS advance tickets on sale for $6

August 14, 2017 | | Sports


Weather, new coaches will add intrigue to tonight’s jamboree

Well, at least it may feel like football weather.

August 11, 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 wanted into place.

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 ground or, a player who takes a hit and needs a few moments to gather himself before trotting to the sideline.

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. Below is a summary of these changes:

August 11, 2017 | | Sports


Series of football scrimmages on tap Tuesday

All three Kershaw County high school football teams close scrimmage action with contests throughout today.

August 08, 2017 | | Sports


KCGC kickoff meeting will feature Suggs and Lake

University of South Carolina football radio analyst and former Gamecock quarterback Tommy Suggs and USC assistant baseball coach Stuart Lake will be the guest speakers at the Kershaw County Gamecock Club's "2017 Carolina Kickoff" meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 22.

August 08, 2017 | | Sports


Dorton named CofC pitching coach

Former Lugoff-Elgin pitcher and past Kershaw County Post 17 American Legion head baseball coach Will Dorton was officially introduced as the new pitching coach at his alma mater, the College of Charleston, last Friday.

August 08, 2017 | | Sports


Meet Dr. Jekyll and … Dr. Jekyll

All last summer, the signs and words all pointed toward Chandler Price being the person who would step under center as Lugoff-Elgin's starting quarterback when the Demons opened their season against rival Camden in mid-August.

August 08, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


L-E planning to appeal proposed move into 5A

A summer filled with rumors turned into reality for Lugoff-Elgin High and the school's athletic director/head football coach Matt Campbell.

August 04, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Kershaw County football teams begin brief scrimmage season

After having opened pre-season camp last Friday, Kershaw County's three public school varsity football teams will get a chance to hit someone other than their own teammates when the scrimmage season opens.

August 04, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Football season in Kershaw County kicks into gear

High school football players in Kershaw County returned to the practice field last Friday to begin preparation for the 2017 season which opens up with Week Zero games for all three public school varsity programs on Friday, Aug. 18.

August 01, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


CHS, L-E boosters in the midst of fundraising efforts

The Trident Club, the primary booster club for Lugoff-Elgin High School Athletics, is in the midst of a fundraising drive to recognize the school's championship teams and student-athletes.

August 01, 2017 | | Sports


Safety-mandated changes coming to Zemp in 2018

While discussing the various rumors as to the cost involved and how the new scoreboard at Zemp Stadium will be paid for (see July 25 edition of the Chronicle-Independent), Camden High School principal Dan Matthews made it a point to say that no public funds earmarked for the oldest high school football stadium still in use in the Palmetto State will go toward toward the scoreboard.

July 28, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


Watch this

Just minutes before the playing of the National Anthem before the first game of the Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree last August, Brian Boan, a technician employed by the Kershaw County School District, was standing atop a ladder trying to mend the broken scoreboard at Zemp Stadium.

July 25, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports


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L-E softball trio signed, sealed and delivered

Rarely is James Marlow at a loss for words. This occasion was one of those times.

December 11, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Camden wears down Lady Demons, 62-32

Playing without point guard and leading scorer Tiyana Peterson for the final 12 minutes of the first half of Friday's game at Lugoff-Elgin due ...

December 11, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Knights throttle C’field

Dominating every facet of the game, the North Central boys' basketball team extended its win streak to three games in a row with a 54-37 ...

December 11, 2018 | | Sports


This week in KC sports

Tuesday: Camden at Crestwood (BB – 6 p.m.); Fairfield Central at Lugoff-Elgin (BB – 6 p.m.); Andrew Jackson at North Central (BB – 6 p.m ...

December 11, 2018 | | Sports


Nothing pretty about Dogs’ 55-40 win over L-E

There was no use in trying to wrap a bright red bow around this one.

December 11, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Demons knock off Bearcats

Opening Wednesday's four-team wrestling match at Rock Hill High School with a loss to Indian Land may have been just the wake-up call which ...

December 07, 2018 | | Sports


Knights beat B-E, 39-39

There is no overtime, additional matches, coin flip or, even a game of "rock, paper, scissors" to break a tie in wrestling after all 14 ...

December 07, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Lady Demons, Knights avenge losses to rivals

It was a night of revenge at The Castle on Wednesday as both the Lugoff-Elgin girls and North Central boys' basketball teams avenged losses suffered ...

December 07, 2018 | | Sports


Demons battle way to ninth at Southern Slam

For many wrestling teams in the southeast, the Southern Slam has been used as a barometer as to what areas wrestlers need to fine tune ...

December 04, 2018 | | Sports


CHS divides doubleheaders with Crestwood, River Bluff

Camden split four basketball games on Friday night and Saturday afternoon with the boys' and girls' team winning once each.

December 04, 2018 | | Sports


Lady Knights rally to defeat L-E, 51-48

Clutching his trusted bottle of lemonade, North Central girls' basketball coach David Dawson could almost measure how stressful a night it was.

December 04, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Shilhavy’s buzzer-beater starts L-E season off on the right foot

It was a wild ending to a new beginning.

December 04, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Demon wrestlers pluck Eagles

In each of the past two seasons, Chapin brought an end to Lugoff-Elgin's wrestling campaign by defeating the demons in the 4A playoffs.

November 30, 2018 | | Sports


Busy first weekend of season on deck

The start of the winter sports season ends its first week run with the Lugoff-Elgin basketball team opening its season tonight when the Demons and ...

November 30, 2018 | | Sports


Wyatt heads list of CHS honorees

For the second straight season, Camden first singles tennis player Imani Wyatt was selected as the Region 4-AAA girls' tennis player of the year.

November 30, 2018 | | Sports


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