Like a walk in the park which is interrupted by a late afternoon rain storm, Kershaw County's apparent romp over visiting Cheraw on Monday night became a longer-than-anticipated struggle.
When you never missed a tennis match in your four-year college career, it is only fitting that you would be the recipient of an award appropriately named, "The Rock."
Kershaw County got the three things it needed most Friday night; a win, a little breathing room in second place and some rest, although not necessarily in that order.
Monday: Cheraw at Post 17 (7 p.m.); Sumter at Dalzell-Shaw (7 p.m.); Hartsville at Manning-Santee (7 p.m.); Post 17 Juniors at Turbeville (7 p.m.)
When he signed a national letter-of-intent to play baseball at the College of Charleston earlier this spring, Will Dorton talked about a last-ditch effort by coaches from the University of South Carolina to try and get him to change his mind and sign with the Gamecocks.
SUMTER -- There are a lot of things that can happen in a baseball game.
Here is a listing of sports camps, sponsored by the Kershaw County Recreation Department, for next week:
The Cincinnati Reds selected former Lugoff-Elgin standout Will Dorton with the 475th pick in the 15th round of the Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday afternoon.
A night which had a controversial start ended with Sumter holding off a late-game Kershaw County rally as visiting Post 15 left American Legion Park with a 5-4 victory Post 17 Monday night in a battle of League III American Legion unbeatens.
As far as opening weeks are concerned, that which the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team turned in for first-year head coach Curtis Johnson is playing to rave reviews.
MANNING -- Kershaw County Post 17 continued its winning ways on Thursday, defeating Manning-Santee 9-5 at the Manning High School baseball field to move to a 3-0 start on the young American Legion season.
Monday: Sumter at Post 17 (7 p.m.); Cheraw at Manning-Santee (7 p.m.); Hartsville at Dalzell-Shaw (7 p.m.)
Mandatory tryouts for the "Lite'em Up" girls' 8 and under coaches' pitch travel softball team will be held on Saturday, June 11 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the youth fields at the Larry Doby Recreation Complex in Camden.
Lose a chance for a win or protect a young arm.
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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