Jimmie Gary missed three games and went to a tie-breaker before winning last week's Chronicle-Independent football contest.
It took five games to do it, but the North Central volleyball team overcame the second round jinx as the Lady Knights won the fifth-game tie-breaker against visiting Christ Church, 15-7, to propel them into Monday's third round of the class A state tournament.
Monday: North at North Central in class A state volleyball playoffs (6 p.m.)
It looks like someone will have to bring the banner heralding North Central's girls' volleyball region championships, down from the rafters again, to add "2011" to the program's ever-growing list.
Dennis Lami missed just one game to win last week's Chronicle-Independent football contest.
The Camden High volleyball team celebrated its annual "Dig Pink" night with a sweep over Irmo and Cardinal Newman last Wednesday night inside the Dog Pound at CHS.
Tuesday: Darlington at Camden (GTEN – 4:30 p.m.); Camden at Lancaster (XC - 5 p.m.); Region 3-A Cross Country Championships at North Central (XC – 5 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at Wilson Hall (XC - 5 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Irmo (GTEN – 5 p.m.); North Central at Central (VB – 6:45 p.m.); Irmo at Lugoff-Elgin (VB – 7 p.m.)
S.R. Johnson turned in a perfect sheet and correctly selected all 15 winners in last week's Chronicle-Independent weekly football contest.
The Lugoff-Camden Elks Lodge is once again sponsoring its annual Soccer Shoot.
The Kiwanis Club of Camden has joined with the Kershaw County Recreation Department in putting on the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick contest, which is set for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 at Field 2 at the Larry Doby Athletic Complex in Camden.
Tuesday: Camden at Hartsville (GTEN – 4:30 p.m.); North Central, Camden Military Academy at Camden (XC – 5 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Dutch Fork (GTEN – 5 p.m.); C.A. Johnson at North Central (VB – 6 p.m.); Dutch Fork at Lugoff-Elgin (VB – 7 p.m.);
Led by winning runs from Jordan Woody and Clark Joseph, Camden High scored a sweep in winning last Thursday's Kershaw County cross country championships.
Why do they play the first four games when a 15-point tie-breaker will do?
Former Camden High two-sport standout Robert Council was named as the most outstanding player in Morgan State University's 14-9 win over Howard in the 40th annual New York Urban League Football Classic played on Sept. 25 at MetLife Stadium at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.
Monday: Sumter at Camden (GTEN – 4:30 p.m.); Andrew Jackson at North Central (VB – 6:45 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Camden (VB – 7 p.m.)
For the third straight year, the ping will be replaced by the sounds of the crack of the bat as the Kershaw-Richland Classic Spring Break Baseball Tournament returns to Camden's American Legion Park for a three-day run beginning on Monday. Thursday's final day of the tournament will be held at Richland Northeast High School, site of the other half of the bracket.
The annual Take a Child Crappie Fishing Tournament will be held on Saturday, April 11 at Clearwater Cove Marina on Lake Wateree.
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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