The recent spell of warmer weather may throw high school baseball fans in Kershaw County --- who, usually, bundle up for early season games --- off a bit, but it is nearly time for the local baseball season to begin.
Earlier this year, following the completion of his 13th NFL season and his first with the Washington Redskins, Camden native Vonnie Holliday took time out to talk to the Chronicle-Independent about the negotiations on a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), between the NFL Players Association and the NFL owners.
Monday: North Central at TBA in first round of girls state class A basketball playoffs
The "More than Conquerors" baseball clinic will be held on Saturday, March 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wildwood Youth Complex in Lugoff.
Two games. One crazy week.
Monday: Rock Hill at Lugoff-Elgin in third round of state class 4A wrestling championship (7 p.m.)
Tuesday's 53-44 win over visiting Lakewood gave the Camden High boys' basketball team's playoffs hopes a lift.
Lugoff-Elgin will play host to the first two rounds of the class 4A Upper State tournament which begins on Saturday, Feb. 5 at noon.
Tuesday: Lakewood at Camden (BB – 6 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Blythewood (BB – 6 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at Academy of Excellence (BB – 6p.m.); Lewisville at North Central (BB – 6:30 p.m.)
Using a 22-point second quarter to break open what was a low-scoring first eight minutes, the Lugoff-Elgin girls basketball team snapped a 10-game skid with a 42-39 victory over host Richland Northeast on Tuesday in Columbia.
The Wateree Chapter Ducks Unlimited Sportsman's Banquet will be held on Saturday, Feb. 26 at the Health Resource Center on Battleship Road.
The Wateree Chapter National Wild Turkey Federation's Annual Sportsman's Banquet will be held on Thursday, March 3 at the Camden Shrine Club, located on Lake Shamokin, off Highway 521 North.
Rarely does a college women's basketball coach get a second look while attending a high school girl's game.
Several years ago, Ted Monroe was having a conversation with a high school coach from the Upstate whose team had just won a state championship in football.
B.J. Culp holds a plaque with a photo of her late husband and former Camden High girls basketball coach and CHS history teacher, Mike Culp, after Friday night's ceremony renaming the basketball court at Camden High as the Coach Michael G. Culp Court. Surrounding Culp are her daughter-in-law and son, Ashley and Kevin Culp, along with her oldest son, Michael Culp. Pictured behind the Culp family is a permanent plaque, which will be affixed to the wall for fans to see as they enter the gym.
North Central Middle School will host its annual Patriot Basketball Jamboree on Monday, Nov. 24 with the six mini-games being contested inside The Castle at North Central High School in Boonetown.
Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher and former Camden High School standout Michael Kohn will return home as the lead instructor for a one-day baseball camp on Sunday, Dec. 14 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at American Legion Park in Camden.
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