Lugoff-Elgin opened play in Region 4-4A basketball by splitting a Tuesday night road doubleheader at Richland Northeast High school.
University of South Carolina Aiken men's basketball player and Camden native Sterling Council was named the South Carolina Education Lottery USC Aiken Athletic Department Student-Athlete of the Week on Dec. 11, 2011.
Monday: North Central, Eau Claire at Lower Richland (WR – 6 p.m.)
This was one instance in which a player did not have to be told what to do more than once by a head coach.
Coming into Tuesday's home opener against McBee, Camden knew it would have to pay particular attention to Rashad Reed.
Once forcing Lugoff-Elgin to abandon its zone scheme to go to a man-to-man defense, Camden went for the kill.
Monday: Robert E. Lee Academy at North Central (BB – 6 p.m.)
Even for an opening night, this was a bit discouraging.
Aneka Dixon led the Lugoff-Elgin girl's basketball team with 16 points, but no other teammate reached double figures as the Lady Demons fell to host A.C. Flora, 63-47, in Tuesday's season opener in Columbia.
Collectively, it was hardly the best of seasons for Kershaw County's three public high school football programs which combined to win seven (see accompanying note) games in 2011.
Jeff Bunton of Kershaw and Camden's Ina Price each missed the same number of games and had the same total for the tie-breaker and were co-winners of last week's Chronicle-Independent football contest.
AIKEN -- University of South Carolina Aiken men's senior basketball player Sterling Council was named the South Carolina Education Lottery USC Aiken Athletic Department Student-Athlete of the Week on Nov. 21, 2011.
The Greater Wateree Chapter of the South Carolina Waterfowl Association will hold its annual Conservation Dinner and Auction on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Camden Shrine Club, located off Highway 521 North in Camden.
SUMTER – In a move akin to taking a six-cylinder engine out of a car and replacing it with one with four cylinders, Jake Brazell was told to scrap the fastball and concentrate more on his off-speed pitches as he prepared to take the mound to face Florence in Tuesday's South Carolina American Legion State Baseball Tournament contest.
SUMTER -- Watching as Post 17 lost its lead to Inman in Sunday's second round of the South Carolina American Legion Baseball Tournament, starting pitcher Grey Hoke smashed his plastic Gatorade bottle to the floor of the first base dugout at Riley Park.
SUMTER – There were two ways in which the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team could have responded to Sunday's gut-wrenching 10-9, 10-inning loss (see story, Page 9) to Inman in the second round of the South Carolina American Legion State Tournament.
The sixth annual Springdale 5k at Sunrise will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Springdale Race Course in Camden.
SUMTER -- Kershaw County Post 17 staved off elimination in the South Carolina American Legion State Tournament with a 7-3 win over Chapin-Newberry on Monday afternoon at Riley Park.
It was a normal day which was about to take an abrupt U-turn.
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