The annual Wateree Chapter Ducks Unlimited Banquet will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23 at National Guard Armory located on Ehrenclou Drive in Camden.
In the 2008-09 high school basketball season, Camden High seniors Jay Council and Evrik Gary helped lead Ron McKie's Bulldogs to a 25-2 record and the AAA state championship.
Evan Moxie is hoping that his Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team has a long memory.
It all boils down to one game.
While Lugoff-Elgin stays at home, the Camden and North Central wrestling teams will put on their traveling shoes for Saturday's South Carolina High School League state wrestling championship tournament.
Dreher outscored visiting Camden by a 14-6 count in overtime to come away with a 67-59 victory over the visiting Bulldogs in a Region 4-AAA basketball game played on Tuesday night in Columbia.
Former Camden High School basketball standout Evrik Gary needs just one point to become the 19th member of the Francis Marion University men's basketball 1,000-point club.
After having opened the season with 17 consecutive losses, the North Central girls' basketball team snapped a skid of more 19 games, dating back to last February, with a 51-37 win over visiting Pelion on Friday night inside The Castle in Boonetown.
Tuesday: Camden Military Academy at Central (WR – 5 p.m.); Camden at Dreher (BB – 6 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Richland Northeast (BB – 6 p.m.); North Central at Eau Claire (BB – 6:30 p.m.)
For at least this night, the bitterness of a Camden versus Lugoff-Elgin contest took a back seat to the big picture.
Camden saw its two-game win streak come to an end in a 49-43 loss to host Chapin on Friday night.
Monday: North Central, Lower Richland at Camden Military Academy (WR – 5 p.m.)
Ridge View forced 22 turnovers in rolling to a 63-42 victory over visiting Lugoff-Elgin in a Region 4-4A boys' basketball game played on Tuesday in Columbia.
In the days leading up to last year's Carolina Invitational wrestling tournament, Lugoff-Elgin Middle School head coach Ted Monroe downplayed his team's chances at winning the statewide event.
Tuesday: Lugoff-Elgin at Spring Valley (G – 4:30 p.m.); Camden, Camden Military Academy at Great Falls (XC – 5:30 p.m.); North Central at Buford (VB – 6:30 p.m.)
When he left Camden High School following his graduation in 2009 to continue his academic and basketball pursuits, Evrik Gary needed only to hop on I-20 East and head for Florence and Francis Marion University. Among the reasons he chose to attend FMU was the school's proximity to his home and family in Camden.
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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