Fans arriving at American Legion Park last Thursday night and seeing an empty, but playable, field may have thought that evening's League III game between Kershaw County Post 17 and visiting Cheraw was not played due to wet grounds.
Well, another year of AAU basketball and it has definitely been a pleasure, so far.
Depending on your perspective, Wednesday night's rain storm arrived at just the right time or, at an inopportune moment for the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team.
Monday: KC Post 17 at Manning-Santee (7:30 p.m.); Cheraw at Sumter (7 p.m.); Dalzell-Shaw at Hartsville (7 p.m.)
Just when it looked as if Kershaw County might enjoy a little additional down time on a warm Monday evening, Cheraw made the locals pull a regular shift.
While the Grand Strand is filled with sunbathers and vacationers at this time of year, a pair of recent Kershaw County graduates will spend this weekend in Myrtle Beach putting in a little work.
With the meat of their League III season opening tonight, the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team had a tune-up for the game which will decide their post-season fate last Friday.
Carrying a one-shot lead into Thursday's final round of the Columbia City Women's Golf Championship, 2014 Lugoff-Elgin High School graduate Kelli Murphy blew the field away by firing a 3-under par 69 on the final day of the tournament to record her record-tying fourth win in the event.
Monday: Cheraw at KC Post 17 (7 p.m.); Hartsville at Sumter (7 p.m.); Manning-Santee at Dalzell-Shaw (7 p.m.)
Glady Smoak remembers the night as if it were yesterday.
There were two ways to view Kershaw County Post 17's 9-6 loss to visiting Northeast Columbia Monday night.
DALZELL -- After opening the American Legion baseball season with a convincing 12-2 victory, Dalzell-Shaw Post 175 suffered its second straight loss to Kershaw County Post 17 on Friday, falling 10-6 at Thomas Sumter Academy's General Field on Friday night.
It was only one game, but it sure seemed as if Kershaw County American Legion baseball coach Craig Smith was coaching two.
Monday: * Richland Northeast at KC Post 17 (7 p.m.)
The Camden Royals AAU basketball organization is hosting a basketball tournament on Friday, June 6 through Sunday, June 8 at the Bishopville Recreation Department located on East College Street in Bishopville.
The 20th annual Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup 10K road race and the Vonnie Holliday Foundation 5K run/walk will take to the streets of Camden on Saturday, Oct. 25.
The Camden High School baseball program will host a fundraising golf tournament at the Camden Country Club on Thursday, Nov. 13.
Camden native and former Camden High School baseball standout Michael Kohn has signed a one-year Major League contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.
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.
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