Kershaw County got the three things it needed most Friday night; a win, a little breathing room in second place and some rest, although not necessarily in that order.
Monday: Cheraw at Post 17 (7 p.m.); Sumter at Dalzell-Shaw (7 p.m.); Hartsville at Manning-Santee (7 p.m.); Post 17 Juniors at Turbeville (7 p.m.)
When he signed a national letter-of-intent to play baseball at the College of Charleston earlier this spring, Will Dorton talked about a last-ditch effort by coaches from the University of South Carolina to try and get him to change his mind and sign with the Gamecocks.
SUMTER -- There are a lot of things that can happen in a baseball game. Different situations and even different feats by players always occur, but two teams combining to score 54 runs in one game? It doesn't happen often … if at all. However, that's what happened in Tuesday's American Legion League III game at the Crestwood High School baseball field as Kershaw County Post 17 defeated Dalzell-Shaw, 30-24, in 11 ...
Here is a listing of sports camps, sponsored by the Kershaw County Recreation Department, for next week:
The Cincinnati Reds selected former Lugoff-Elgin standout Will Dorton with the 475th pick in the 15th round of the Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday afternoon.
A night which had a controversial start ended with Sumter holding off a late-game Kershaw County rally as visiting Post 15 left American Legion Park with a 5-4 victory Post 17 Monday night in a battle of League III American Legion unbeatens.
As far as opening weeks are concerned, that which the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team turned in for first-year head coach Curtis Johnson is playing to rave reviews.
MANNING -- Kershaw County Post 17 continued its winning ways on Thursday, defeating Manning-Santee 9-5 at the Manning High School baseball field to move to a 3-0 start on the young American Legion season. The 17ers' Stephen Boneparte scored in four of his six plate appearances and the visitors took advantage of some early control issues by Manning-Santee starting pitcher Corey Brown, who labored through four innings of work. "Our pitchers ...
Monday: Sumter at Post 17 (7 p.m.); Cheraw at Manning-Santee (7 p.m.); Hartsville at Dalzell-Shaw (7 p.m.)
Mandatory tryouts for the "Lite'em Up" girls' 8 and under coaches' pitch travel softball team will be held on Saturday, June 11 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the youth fields at the Larry Doby Recreation Complex in Camden.
Lose a chance for a win or protect a young arm. The decision was simple for Kershaw County Post 17 American Legion head coach Curtis Johnson when he made the call to go get starting pitcher Grayson King with two gone in the top of the fifth inning with KC holding a sizeable, 10-3, lead over visiting Hartsville on Tuesday night at American Legion Park. By virtue of getting the third out ...
COLUMBIA -- It was two days before the University of South Carolina baseball team was to open defense of its NCAA national championship and Forrest Koumas still had no idea as to when he would be getting the ball.
In a perfect world, first-year Kershaw County American Legion head coach Curtis Johnson would have brought Will Dorton in one or, two innings later.
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.
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