Now that the pre-season is over, it is time to crown the true champion of the Fearless Forecast.
After a break prior to Christmas, Kershaw County's basketball and wrestling teams will head back to the hardwood and the mat, respectively, for pre-New Year's Day events this week.
This past football season saw plenty of new faces play key roles for all four Kershaw County high school football programs.
Times are tough for recent college graduates and their quests to find meaningful employment in their chosen field.
The Camden-Lugoff Elks Lodge 2603 will host its annual "Hoop Shoot" foul shooting contest on Saturday, Jan. 15 at E. Clarkson Rhame City Arena in Camden.
Lugoff-Elgin will host the 19th annual May Plant Credit Union Holiday Classic wrestling tournament this Friday and Saturday inside the Demons Den at Lugoff-Elgin High School.
Fans attending tonight's 6 p.m. basketball doubleheader between Camden and Lugoff-Elgin to be played at L-E, are reminded that tonight is the third annual Lights of Lugoff parade, which steps off at 7 p.m. from the BP Station on U.S. 1 to the McDonald's, located on the corner of U.S. 1 and Highway 34.
Getting a combined 39 points from three players in double figure, the Lugoff-Elgin girls' basketball team avenged a season-opening loss to Lancaster with a 58-50 victory over the hosts Lady Bruins in a Wednesday night non-region contest.
Putting themselves in an early 12-point hole in the first quarter of Thursday's opening game with Great Falls, the Camden Military Academy basketball team closed the gap to nine points in the final minutes of the contest.
Even world record-holders need someone to push them to along in their quest to be the best they can be.
Monday: Camden Military Academy at Eau Claire (WR – 5:30 p.m.)
Lackey Surveying successfully defended their KCRD Mite League soccer crown by winning the 2010 championship. Pictured on the front row, from left, are Shaw Wilgis, Ashton Connell, Robert Lackey and Benjamin Schnese. The second row is made up of Natalie Horton, Ryan Buckelew, Nellie Joseph, Mikael Nelson, Gus Allen, John Crayne, Campbell Jordan and Christopher Butler. The coaches' row includes Robbie Lackey, Scott Jordan and Randy Wilgis. Missing from the team picture is Blake Alderson.
After a pair of second-place finishes in their first six tournaments, the West Wateree-based Demon Dogs' 10U travel baseball team came home with the biggest piece of hardware in winning their final tournament of the year, which was played in Hartsville.
All the footballs and volleyballs have been packed away as Kershaw County high school athletic teams head to the great indoors for the 2010-11 basketball and wrestling seasons.
The Camden-based Demon Dogs 14U travel baseball team finished with a 2-2 record at the South Carolina Winter State Championship Tournament played in Lexington on Nov. 13-14.
Perched in front of their dugout, members of the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team started leaning as they prepared to rush the field after Bradwin Salmond's diving grab of Mark Allen Nash's liner to right field put the locals on the door step of a long-awaited trip to the state American Legion tournament.
Loading up the team bus for a trip to Georgetown for the third time in as many days for one game, the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team took another step closer to earning a state tournament berth on Thursday.
The third and fourth installments of the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling camp are scheduled over the next two weeks.
One night after heavy rains in the Georgetown area forced the postponement of Tuesday's game two of the state American Legion second round playoff series between Kershaw County and host Georgetown, weather problems stopped the following evening's game dead in its tracks.
It was a normal day which was about to take an abrupt U-turn.
With the school year coming to a close, it is time for summer sports camps in Kershaw County.
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