Monday: Lake City 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.
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.
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);
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.
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'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.
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 state softball tournament (North Central at Andrew Jackson 6 p.m.); North Central in Region 3-AA Golf Championship (TBA); Blythewood at Lugoff-Elgin (BSOC – 7 p.m.)
It's hard to imagine any player in the state having had a better night than Greenville's Glenn Batson.
WWE Hall of Fame member and Kershaw County resident "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan will headline a wrestling show in Camden which is being sponsored by the Camden Police Officers Association.
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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