What a difference a year makes. A season ago, in their home opener, the Kershaw County Post 17 American Legion team held a 7-1 lead over Orangeburg in the top of the fifth inning before the sky opened and left the playing surface at American Legion Park softer than a Twinkie. In spite of the hosts' trying to cover as much of field as possible with small tarps, the effort was futile. The game had ...
Monday: Lake City at Post 17 Juniors (7 p.m.) Tuesday: Manning-Santee at Post 17 Seniors (7 p.m.); Post 17 Juniors at Lake City (7 p.m.) Wednesday: Post 17 Seniors at Hartsville (7 p.m.) Thursday: Turbeville at Post 17 Juniors (7 p.m.) Friday: Post 17 Seniors at Cheraw (7 p.m.); South Florence at Post 17 Juniors (7 p.m.)
MANNING -- It was an all too familiar early-season story for Manning-Santee Post 68 on Thursday in its home opener.
Different uniforms, same old Sumter. Gone are the familiar blue jerseys with the red script Sumter emblazoned across the chest. Those shirts have have been replaced by a stars and stripes design. Regardless of the new look, it was vintage Post 15 as the visitors pinned a 16-4 loss on host Kershaw County in Friday's League III American Legion home opener for the hosts. The two sides were coming on this game from opposite directions: ...
What did the Kershaw County Post 17 Senior American Legion team get for being the nice guy last year? A final 4-12 record in its first and only season in League IV.
Former Lugoff-Elgin and Winthrop University baseball standout Eddie Tisdale has been named as the District 4A-13 baseball coach of the year this week by Broward (Fla.) High School Baseball.
Both the Camden and Lugoff-Elgin varsity football teams will conclude their spring practice sessions with scrimmages on Friday night and the public is invited to attend both contests.
Led by a third place finish from its 4 x 100-meter relay team, the Camden High boys' track team finished in 12th place at last weekend's South Carolina High School League State Championships held at Lower Richland High School in Hopkins.
It was as gentle a demotion --- if there is such a thing --- as anyone could expect to receive when they were presented with the bad news.
The James Leroy Belk Post 17 Kershaw County Senior and Junior American Legion baseball teams will both begin tryouts for the 2013 summer season on Wednesday, May 8 at 6 p.m. at American Legion Park in Camden.
Monday: First round of the AAA state girls' soccer tournament (Camden at Eastside, 6 p.m.); Camden in 3A Upper State golf championship at Southern Oaks Golf Course in Easley (TBA); Lugoff-Elgin in 4A Upper State golf championship at Willow Creek Golf Club in Greer (TBA);
Monday's inclement weather played havoc with state playoff games involving the Camden and Lugoff-Elgin baseball and softball teams, forcing those four games to be played on Tuesday with no day off for, at least, three of the possible winners.
FLORENCE -- For the second time in as many years, Camden's Evrik Gary, was the recipient of the Howard Stokes Most Valuable Player Award at Francis Marion University.
Monday: Second round of 3A state baseball tournament (Camden at Chester, 7 p.m.); Second round of 3A state softball tournament (Camden at Chapman, TBA); Third round of 4A state baseball tournament (Lugoff-Elgin at Ashley Ridge, 7 p.m.); Third round of 4A state softball tournament (Lugoff-Elgin at Summerville, 6 p.m.); Third round of 2A state baseball tournament (North Central at Cheraw, 6 p.m.); Third round of 2A ...
Part roller derby. Part bar room brawl.
Sometimes, the less said the better.
Former Lugoff-Elgin football standout Jared Singleton was one of seven Wofford College student-athletes to be named to All-Southern Conference football teams.
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