Nearly nine months after the curtain dropped on the 2010 season, football fans in Kershaw County finally have something to cheer about.
No more can a football player say that he "just got his bell rung" and sit out a play or two before making his way back onto the playing field.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the following warning signs, when it comes to determining whether a student-athlete has sustained a concussion:
After having used last Friday's scrimmages to get their feet wet in preparation for the upcoming season, Kershaw County's three public high school football teams will have a busier second full week of the pre-season, topped off by Friday's Camden Shrine Club Jamboree at Zemp Stadium.
Due to the heat-related death of a freshman football player whose funeral will be held today, Lamar High School's coaching staff asked North Central if it could change the time and site of tonight's football scrimmage between the two schools.
The Kershaw County Clemson Club is inviting all incoming Clemson University freshmen and their parents to a party at the Camden County Club pool on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m.
Even though the 2012 football season is some 56 weeks in the offing, Lugoff-Elgin High School head coach and athletic director Scott Jones already has one win under his team's collective belt before the 2011 campaign has even kicked off.
The first round of pre-season scrimmages for the three Kershaw County public high school football teams is on tap for Friday night with two of those being played in Kershaw County.
You might not be able to tell it when you step outside your door, but the countdown to the start of football season is a mere two days away.
While members of the Camden Shrine Club may have their collective fingers crossed in hopes of good weather for the charitable organization's 36th annual Shrine Club Football Jamboree on Friday, Aug. 12, Camden High head coach Jimmy Neal is not leaving anything to chance.
Some teams are just too special to fade away. And, this special group of young men was just that.
Making his second appearance in as many nights since being called back to the Major Leagues by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Camden's Michael Kohn was credited with the save in Wednesday's 6-5, 10-inning victory over the host Florida Marlins.
Week of June 20-24
On a night on which their minds, justifiably, were not totally on baseball, visiting Dalzell-Shaw jumped on Kershaw County starter Scott Baldwin for four runs in the top of the first. The hosts would answer with five runs in their first at-bat, leading the way to a 12-6 victory on Thursday at American Legion Park.
By getting a quality start from Grayson King, Kershaw County Post 17 received the perfect ending to a perfect week.
Monday: Dutch Fork at Lugoff-Elgin (G – 4 p.m.); North Central at West Florence (VB – 5:30 p.m.)
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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