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Saturday’s Camden Jamboree to kick off baseball season in county

Baseball fans in Kershaw County can get a sneak-peek at their favorite team in Saturday's annual Camden Baseball Jamboree. The five mini-games featuring all three Kershaw County baseball programs ...

February 12, 2016 | | Sports

L-E, NC swept in twinbills

Lugoff-Elgin's hopes of earning a 4A state boys' basketball tournament berth suffered a hit last Friday as visiting Blythewood spoiled Senior Night at the Demons Den by knocking off the hosts, 83-6...

February 09, 2016 | | Sports

Baseball jamboree on tap for Saturday

After what has been a chilly start to the week, Kershaw County baseball coaches, players and fans are hoping things will heat up by Saturday for the annual Camden Baseball Jamboree. The five mini-...

February 09, 2016 | | Sports

Dogs, Demons prove to be road warriors

Going on the road did not prove to be much of a hindrance for the Camden and Lugoff-Elgin high school wrestling teams which returned from Saturday's South Carolina High School League state tourname...

February 09, 2016 | | Sports

Dogs lose double-digit lead, hold on to down Cavs, 50-49

How long can you hold your breath? For Camden boys' basketball coach Ron McKie, it's safe to say that me can go without taking in oxygen for at least 2.6 seconds. That is, approximately, how long ...

February 09, 2016 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle

CHS girls’ rally comes up short in loss

So much for just playing out the string. With their playoff hopes having been turned aside thanks to playing in the meat grinder which is Region 4-AAA, the Camden High girls' basketball team showe...

February 09, 2016 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle

This week in Kershaw County sports

Monday: Camden at West-Oak in third round of AAA state wrestling tournament (6 p.m.); Dorman at Lugoff-Elgin in third round of AAAA state wrestling tournament (6 p.m.) Tuesday: Camden at Chapin (B...

February 08, 2016 | Tom Didato | Sports

Dogs, Demons wrestle into 3rd round

Both the Camden and Lugoff-Elgin high school wrestling teams will be in third round state tournament action Monday night after having won a pair of road matches on Saturday. At South Pointe High S...

February 08, 2016 | Tom Didato | Sports

AJ goes 3-crazy in 79-42 win over NC

Only a few days removed from one of his dunks being named a Top 10 play on ESPN's SportsCenter, Andrew Jackson center Dontarius James draws a crowd each time his sneakers hit the basketball court. ...

February 05, 2016 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle

Lady Vols too much for North Central

In a conference season in which frustration and losses have gone hand in hand for the North Central girls' basketball team, there was a time to celebrate on Tuesday, if only for a brief moment. Wi...

February 05, 2016 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle

KCSO arrests suspected burglar after manhunt

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies and Bethune Police Chief Joey Cobb arrested a Bethune man following a manhunt Wednesday morning in connection with a series of burglaries in the area...

February 05, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire

Camden native earns national Bostwick medical award

Dr. Jack Scheuer III, son of Dr. and Mrs. Jack Scheuer Jr., of Camden, won the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons' national 2016 John Bostwick Award Competition in January ...

February 05, 2016 | | Healthcare

Hundreds turn out for board meeting at Mt. Pisgah

The Kershaw County Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to delay a discussion on where to place a consolidated Bethune/Mt. Pisgah elementary school. The vote came after 12 people spoke out a...

February 05, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

Super Bowl 50: A ‘Super Knight’

It was a harmless incompletion in the second quarter of Super Bowl XXIX. It will never appear on great plays of football's championship game, but it is still one etched in Tyronne Drakeford's mind....

February 05, 2016 | Tom Didato | Kershaw County

Super Bowl 50: The world is her stage

All those dance recitals performed in front of a mix of family and friends in small, dark theaters could never prepare Sallie Pierce for what awaits her this weekend. Pierce, a 2009 Camden High Sc...

February 05, 2016 | Tom Didato | Camden

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