With one eye cast to the sky and another watching his team, Camden High tennis coach Roger Smoak was hoping for a quick match against undermanned Sumter at the CHS courts on Tuesday.
The Camden High junior varsity baseball team lost their season finale, 7-3, against Darlington last Monday.
It has come to that time in the season in which Roger Smoak is looking for his Camden High tennis team to take their collective games up a notch.
Comprised of seven anglers, ranging in age from 13 through 18, the Bulldog Youth Fishing Club has spent the early spring fishing in youth tournaments in order to qualify for The Bass Federation (TBF) tournament to be held on Lake Murray on Saturday, May 21.
When you have been swinging a golf club since the age of two, breaking the habit is not the easiest thing in to do.
In most matches, it is the top of the order for the Camden tennis team which wraps up their respective matches and is left to cheer on their teammates.
In a two-week span in which his team has played up and down in matches, Camden High tennis coach Roger Smoak was happy that his squad had one of the former performances in a 6-0 shutout over visiting Wilson on Tuesday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Former Camden High School and Kershaw County Post 17 American Legion baseball standout Sanchez Tucker, a junior at Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, was named as the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Player of the Week for games played between April 5 –11.
After having opened the season with a steady stream of lopsided victories, things have gotten a bit more interesting, recently, for the Camden High tennis team.
Another game, another blowout.
This is more like it.
Having breezed through their first seven contests in not allowing an opponent to win more than two matches, the Camden High tennis team found the going much tougher against visiting Blythewood on Monday.
"There are clubs you can't belong to, neighborhoods you can't live in, schools you can't get into, but the roads are always open."
COLUMBIA -- As has been his policy following away games, Camden High baseball coach Denny Beckley waits until his team boards the bus for the return trip home before talking to his players.
COLUMBIA – Looking for redemption a day after his team opened play in the seventh annual Forest Acres Classic with a 17-4 loss to tournament host A.C. Flora on Tuesday, all Camden head coach Denny Beckley received Wednesday afternoon was more heartburn.
Less than enthralled with Tyler Jordan's first at-bat in Tuesday night's game with visiting Richland Northeast, Camden head baseball coach Denny Beckley had no complaints following his second baseman's second trip to the plate. And after the third, the Bulldog boss was ecstatic.
Receiving a total of 18 personal-best performances, the Camden High boys and girls' track teams ran to sixth and seventh place finishes, respectively, in Saturday's 15-team Silver Fox Invitational at Dutch Fork High School.
Despite peppering the Dreher goal, the Camden boys' soccer team could not find the back of the Blue Devil nets with any of their shots as the visiting Blue Devils downed Camden, 4-0, last Friday night at Zemp Stadium.
Camden's strong start to the softball season continued on Saturday with the Lady Bulldogs finishing with a 3-1 record and taking second place to host Lewisville in the Lewisville Lions Tournament played in Richburg.
Having come close to a no-hitter, Camden's Kennedi Stokes was forced to settle for the pitching victory as the Camden softball team stayed unbeaten through three games with an 8-1 win over visiting Dreher on Friday night.
Everything about it reeked of "trap" game. But Camden High baseball coach Denny Beckley would have none of that talk following his team's 3-2 come-from-behind victory over visiting Dreher Friday night.
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