Around midday Saturday, on the second day of the 20th annual May Plant Credit Union Demon Holiday Classic wrestling tournament, Lugoff-Elgin head coach Evan Moxie was asked how his team was faring, at that point, in the 26-team event.
With schools closed and Christmas Day coming this weekend, it is a slow week for high school sporting contests in Kershaw County.
With less than 15 seconds left in the game, North Central looked as if it had run out of chances in trailing rival Andrew Jackson, 52-48.
For the second time in as many years, the Kershaw County Post 17 American Legion baseball program is in the process of searching for a new head coach for the Senior American Legion team.
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.
Even for an opening night, this was a bit discouraging.
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.)
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.
The Camden High School baseball coaching staff will host its annual Father-Son Baseball Camp on Saturday, March 7 at American Legion Park in Camden.
Tyler Bowers struck out six batters in a three-inning stint as host North Central shut out Camden Military Academy, 12-0, in Saturday's opening day of the Mid-Carolina Credit Union Baseball Bash being played in Boonetown.
Hopefully, the weather forecasters will be wrong on their prognostications of rain for the early to middle part of this week as all four of Kershaw County's baseball teams will be involved in pre-season tournament play which began last Saturday and will continue throughout this week.
Regardless of what the weatherman says, Kershaw County's four high school baseball teams will open their seasons with a trio of pre-season tournaments starting Saturday and continuing throughout next week.
The eighth annual Clinic Classic 5K walk/run, presented by McDonald's of Camden, and the Camden Family Care one-mile run/walk will take to the streets of Camden on Saturday, April 18.
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