It has been a mixed bag of a summer for Kershaw County's professional athletes between their coming, going and waiting.
Eight teams, including host Lugoff-Elgin, will get their final tune-up for their regular season openers when they participate in the seventh annual May Plant Credit Union Kickoff Classic at Lugoff-Elgin Stadium on Friday, Aug. 17.
One of the first signs that the summer vacation is coming to an end while the start of the school year is lurking is the Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree.
All prospective junior varsity and ninth grade football players at Camden High School who would like to play for either of those teams are asked to attend an organizational meeting on Thursday, Aug. 9 starting at 5 p.m. in the Commons Area located inside the CHS gym.
The Kershaw County Clemson Club will host its annual kickoff pool party for freshman from the area who will be attending Clemson University on Thursday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Camden Country Club.
With high school football practice nearing the first week of completion it is time for Kershaw County's three public school programs to begin their scrimmage campaigns.
Family, friends, dignitaries and fans came out in large numbers for Thursday's Larry Doby U.S. Postal Service Forever stamp ceremony hosted by the Camden Archives and Museum. Here are two additional photos from the memorable event.
While the doors to Cooperstown may never swing open to him for his vast exploits on the baseball diamond, no one will argue with Bobby Richardson's credentials for his being inducted into a humanitarian hall of fame.
Camden and Kershaw County residents will get their first look at the newly issued Larry Doby Forever stamp at Thursday's stamp dedication ceremony to be held at the Camden Archives and Museum.
It took the eventual champion to knock her out, but Elgin's Kelli Murphy advanced to the quarterfinals of last week's 64th United States Girls' Junior Golf Championship before losing to Minjee Lee of Australia, 4 and 2.
After a 13-win regular season and a pair of two-game sweeps in the state playoffs, the Kershaw County Junior American Legion baseball team saw their season end in the state tournament at Socastee High School in Myrtle Beach this past weekend.
Eleven lines on a plaque are hardly enough to tell the entire Larry Doby story.
Pairings have been announced for the Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree.
It has been a smooth ride to the state championship tournament for the Kershaw County Junior Post 17 baseball team.
SUMTER --- When you are in new territory, you sometimes like to feel your way around before you get comfortable.
The South Carolina Senior State American Legion Tournament continues today through Wednesday at Riley Park in Sumter.
As he was heading home in the wee hours of Friday morning from Thursday's evening's baseball game at Georgetown, Kershaw County American Legion baseball team pitching coach Will Dorton stopped by a gas station to fill his car's tank. While there, Dorton, who still had his Post 17 uniform on, had a local police officer come up to him asking how the team did and who was pitching in that night's third game.
The South Carolina Senior State American Legion Tournament begins Saturday at Riley Park in Sumter. Here is all the information you will need as to the event:
The third and fourth installments of the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling camp are scheduled over the next two weeks.
It was a normal day which was about to take an abrupt U-turn.
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