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A passion for the game

Growing up in Camden, Shawn Elliott dreamed of donning the garnet and black and playing football in front of thousands of University of South Carolina fans on fall Saturday afternoons.

August 02, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports


Walker making the switch to play ball at Francis Marion

Former Lugoff-Elgin and Winthrop University catcher Devin Walker is one of 10 transfers who will join the Francis Marion University baseball team as part of the Patriots' 2014 recruiting class.

July 31, 2013 | | Sports


Battle-tested

Sliding a bit to his left and nudging his left elbow against the right arm of the person sitting beside him, Hugh O'Connor showed just how close he and the driver of his vehicle were when the bomb went off.

July 26, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports


Austin waived by Panthers

Former Camden High School and Clemson University football standout Thomas Austin was waived by the Carolina Panthers on Monday.

July 24, 2013 | | Sports


Fireants bring Global World Series title to West Wateree

What started out as a dream three years ago came full circle earlier this month when the Lugoff-Elgin Fireants returned from the USSSA Global World Series in Myrtle Beach as the 2013 13U champions.

July 24, 2013 | | Sports


Rec notes - July 19, 2013

It's time once again to sign up for the Kershaw County Recreation Department's (KCRD) fall sports programs. The registration fee is $32 for football, soccer, baseball and soccer, and includes insurance. The registration fee for cheerleading is $25 and includes a uniform and insurance.

July 19, 2013 | | Sports


P-17 persevered throughout unseasonable year

There were nights when 7 p.m. games would not end until it was nearly 11 o'clock.

July 17, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports


Post 17 comes up short in series finale, 7-6

Gunner Smith heard the footsteps of Russ Radcliff charging toward the plate and did what any batter would do in that situation. He swung to try and protect the runner.

July 15, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports


Murrells Inlet goes up, 2-1

There is no wiggle room left for the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team.

July 12, 2013 | | Sports


Tides roll in on Post 17ers in 16-7 loss

Game one of Kershaw County's first round state American Legion playoff series with Murrells Inlet was a crisp, well-played baseball game.

July 12, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports


Cheraw, Lake City bounced from state playoffs

Before the first pitch of the post-season was thrown, controversy cropped up in the South Carolina American Legion Baseball state playoffs.

July 10, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports


Bowers quiets Tides on three-hitter

Having lost six of their final seven regular season games, Kershaw County Post 17 entered the state American Legion playoffs with a hitch in its giddy-up.

July 10, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports


Cheraw thumps KC

Midway Saturday afternoon, Kershaw County American Legion baseball coach Craig Smith got in touch with his players and coaches and told them to start making their way to Kelleytown Stadium .

July 08, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports


17ers play waiting game after 4-2 loss to Sumter

SUMTER -- Even though the Sumter P-15's had nothing riding on its American Legion baseball game with Kershaw County Post 17 on Friday at Riley Park, Sumter head coach Curtis Johnson did not go easy on his old team. Paul Joseph Krouse made sure of that.

July 08, 2013 | By DENNIS BRUNSON Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Sports


Holliday leaves door open to a 16th NFL campaign

While he had to wedge his 6-foot-5, 285-pound frame into a desk made for the average-sized high school student, Vonnie Holliday has not outgrown playing the game he loves.

July 05, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports


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Last team in proving to be a tough out

SUMTER --- All summer long, Will Abbott has been hamstrung by a request from The Citadel baseball coaching staff that their incoming freshman only pitch five ...

July 26, 2016 | Tom Didato | Sports


KC beats heat, Rock Hill in opener, 11-6

SUMTER --- Having been used sparingly --- to the tune of eight innings pitched in Kershaw County's first 21 games of the season --- Post 17 head ...

July 26, 2016 | Tom Didato | Sports


17ers snare final spot in state tourney

Throughout the season, first-year Kershaw County American Legion baseball coach Tyler Pike has said that when his team is on, they can play with anybody ...

July 22, 2016 | Tom Didato | Sports


Much more than just a coach

There was never a doubt in the mind and heart of Bobby Engram that in one of the lowest times of his life, Billy Ammons ...

July 22, 2016 | Tom Didato | Sports


CHS grads earn academic laurels at FMU

Camden High School graduates and Francis Marion University student-athletes Kayla Crim and Brooke Dixon were recently named to the 25th annual Peach Belt Conference Presidential ...

July 19, 2016 | | Sports


Down ... but still not out

If the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team was to extend its best-of-five second round series with Chapin-Newberry, it had to be clicking on all ...

July 15, 2016 | Tom Didato | Sports


Kershaw County gets caught in its own web in game 2 setback

It looked like the break which Devin Beckley needed to get out of a fourth inning jam. Instead, like the evening in general, it ended ...

July 15, 2016 | Tom Didato | Sports


Murphy earns SEC and national honors

It was an eventful spring for Auburn University sophomore and former Lugoff-Elgin standout Kelli Murphy.

July 08, 2016 | | Sports


17ers get past Aiken in opener

ason that he did not solicit any coach's help when preparing his Kershaw County American Legion baseball team for its first round state playoff ...

July 08, 2016 | Tom Didato | Sports


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