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Webb’s soccer adventure leads to USC-Sumter

Coaches like to talk about the kids they coach who would try and knock down a brick wall, if asked.

May 25, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Baseball, softball players collect postseason laurels

A pair of Lugoff-Elgin baseball players will play in this week's South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association All-Star game while a Camden High softball player must wait until next month before she lines up with the state's elite.

May 22, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Season of change

Nearly 30 players from six different high schools answered the call when the rain-abbreviated tryouts for the Kershaw County Post 17 Senior American Legion baseball team opened last Monday. It was a far cry from two years ago when the locals finished second in the state American Legion Tournament at Riley Park in Sumter with just 13 players in tow in absurdly hot, mid-day conditions.

May 22, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


2018 Post 17 schedule

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May 22, 2018 | | Sports


Mills has change of heart; signs with Emmanuel

There are no game films for tennis coaches to watch in preparing for an upcoming opponent. The first time they see their foe for that day's match is, for the most part, the time they get to make their initial appraisal of an opponent.

May 22, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Getting defensive helps Ellis land spot at USC-L

As he and assistant coach Kenny Galdeen looked for answers to help solidify his team's defense in the spring of 2017, Camden High girls' soccer coach Aaron Mayes asked then-junior forward Daysha Ellis to give playing on the second-to-last line of defense a try.

May 18, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Three Kershaw County players earn All-State baseball honors

Lugoff-Elgin teammates Zac Branham and Jake Laffin and North Central's Cam Holley were named to the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association All-State baseball teams.

May 18, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Wanna bet? Don’t hold your breath

When the Supreme Court ruled Monday that states outside of Nevada would be able to legalize sports gambling, there was one school of thought here in Kershaw County, Camden, in particular, that the ruling could be a boon to the Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races.

May 18, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


KCGC meeting on tap for Thursday

The Kershaw County Gamecock Club (KCGC) will host its annual "It's Great to be a Gamecock" meeting at the Old South & Catery (509 Dicey Creek Rd. in Camden) on Thursday, May 17th at 6:30 p.m.

May 15, 2018 | | Sports


Bulldogs’ spring game centerpiece of busy Friday night of football at CHS

Camden High will conclude its spring practice slate with its annual Gold and Black came to be contested on Friday, May 18.

May 15, 2018 | | Sports


Got rings?

Too large to crawl in through a window and not allowed to have a key to its two doors, if given the chance, Seth Branham would probably live in the weight room located inside the Lugoff-Elgin High School Wellness Center.

May 15, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Lady Bulldogs’ 4 x 400 team runs to AAA championship

Heading into Saturday's AAA state track and field meet at Spring Valley High School as the top seed, the Camden High girls' 4 x 400-meter relay team left the track at Harry Parone Stadium as they entered it … as the best quartet in the state.

May 15, 2018 | | Sports


Murphy garners SEC honors as Auburn heads to NCAA tourney

AUBURN, Ala. --- Auburn senior Kelli Murphy was honored by the Southeastern Conference as the league announced its annual women's golf awards Thursday.

May 15, 2018 | | Sports


Dixon receives Arthur Ashe Award

FLORENCE --- Camden's Brooke Dixon, a member of the Francis Francis Marion University women's basketball team, was one of three Patriot student-athletes to have earned Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports-Scholar Awards for 2018.

May 15, 2018 | | Sports


St. James ends Demons’ season

It came earlier than they would have wanted it to but, when the Lugoff-Elgin baseball team gathered for the final time to listen to head coach Randy Stokes, they heard a talk more about life than what happened minutes earlier on the playing field at St. James High School.

May 11, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


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Indian Land takes both ends of meet at Historic Camden

Starting with a girls race contested in hot and humid conditions to the end of the boys' portion of the event which ended in an ...

September 14, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Lady Knights come home second in Sumter SpikeOff Tourney

More than 10 hours after starting play in Saturday's Sumter SpikeOff Tourney, the North Central volleyball team came home second to champion Orangeburg-Wilkinson in ...

September 14, 2018 | | Sports


ONLINE ONLY: Lady Demons third at Windermere match

The rough, the water hazards and sand traps were to much for the inexperienced Lugoff-Elgin players to overcome last Thursday as the Lady Demons finished ...

September 14, 2018 | | Sports


ONLINE ONLY: L-E JVs fall to Lexington

The Lugoff-Elgin junior varsity volleyball team dropped a non-region match to host Lexington last Tuesday.

September 14, 2018 | | Sports


ONLINE ONLY: Mattress sale benefits KC athletic programs

The Kershaw County School District, in conjunction with Fellers Furniture Company of Camden, McKenzie Furniture of Lugoff, Newman Furniture Company of Camden and Newman Furniture ...

September 14, 2018 | | Sports


ONLINE ONLY: Lemons race postponed due to Florence

With the inclement weather as result of Hurricane Florence headed for Kershaw County and throughout the Palmetto State this weekend and into next week, the ...

September 14, 2018 | | Sports


Lady Bulldogs get a sweep over Sumter

Receiving three wins from the second half of the ladder, the Camden High girls' tennis team improved to 4-2 on the season with a 4-2 ...

September 11, 2018 | | Sports


NC volleyball team cruises past 4-AA foes

It is full steam ahead for the North Central volleyball team which breezed past Region 4-AA foe Chesterfield in three sets last Tuesday.

September 11, 2018 | | Sports


Bulldog jayvees improve to 3-0 on season with win

Joseph Byrnes scored on a pair of runs to help lead the Camden High junior varsity football team to a 21-14 victory over Fort Mill ...

September 11, 2018 | | Sports


Lady Demons spike Camden

In an emotionally charged setting in which both teams were trying to find something out about themselves, Lugoff-Elgin shook off a second set loss to ...

September 11, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Vengas, Lawing lead CMA harriers to victory

David Vengas led seven Camden Military Academy runners who finished in the top 14 places as the Spartans opened their 2018 cross country season by ...

September 11, 2018 | | Sports


Bulldogs overcome mistakes for 28-16 win

FORT MILL -- Break out the brooms and dust pans. This one left a lot of cleaning up to be done.

September 11, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


Gators rally to take down L-E

LEXINGTON -- Sometimes you have to take the good with the bad.

September 11, 2018 | By TYLER CUPP Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Sports


Lamar too much for Knights, 33-7

Tyronne Drakeford had seen this movie before and neither time did the North Central head football coach enjoy what he watched.

September 11, 2018 | Tom Didato | Sports


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