Homecoming is that Catch-22 for a head football coach. He must walk a fine line between allowing his players to enjoy the week-long festivities while also making sure their minds are on Friday night's game.
October 24, 2014 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle
Youth, like ignorance, can sometimes be bliss.
October 24, 2014 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle
It could cost just a little more than an additional $10,500 at each Kershaw County School District (KCSD) high school to split the duties of athletic director (AD) and head football coach. That's according to information KCSD Director of Public Services Duane Pate gave to the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees at its meeting Tuesday night.
October 24, 2014 | Simone T. Owens | Education
Bill Haynes is not eligible to be a write-in candidate for the Kershaw County Council District 5 seat currently held by Councilman Jimmy Jones. Jones was unopposed until Haynes started asking for write-in votes.
October 24, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Politics
Camden High School (CHS) has been ruled ineligible to compete in this year's AAA state football playoffs after the S.C. High School League (SCHSL) completed its investigation of the post-game incident involving the Bulldogs and Dreher High School last Friday night at Zemp Stadium following a 39-30 Camden victory.
October 24, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden
Danny Wharton is noticeably proud of the changes in KershawHealth's emergency department. Wharton, the healthcare organization's director of ancillary and emergency services, took several people on a tour of the renovated space that now accommodates the hospital's Express Care service.
October 24, 2014 | Martin L. Cahn | Healthcare
Members of CAST -- Community Action for a Safer Tomorrow -- met for the last time Wednesday at the ALPHA Center as a grant used to fund the program across the state ended in September.
October 24, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Kershaw County
The Korean War is sometimes called "the forgotten war," but James LeRoy Belk Post No. 17 of the American Legion in Camden held a special recognition for veterans of that conflict Oct. 18. Post Commander Clay Carruth asked all Korean War veterans in attendance to stand and be recognized before offering some remarks.
October 24, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Military
Two kids are wrestling over the toy clown their aunt made, voices rising as each demands the right to sleep with it.
October 23, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News | National
Lindsey Stirling's latest YouTube video has garnered nearly 1 million views in a single day. The video features Stirling facing off in a Wild West shootout in which she doesn't use a gun but rather her most powerful weapon: her violin.
October 23, 2014 | | National
A former star athlete sits parked outside the local fitness center, afraid to walk in and find he can no longer bench press what he used to.
October 23, 2014 | Arianne Brown Deseret News | National
According to the dictionary, humor is defined as a "condition of the mind, mental state, disposition, temperament or feeling." In other words, humor can be good or bad; however, there is no doubt that an attitude of seeing life with good humor helps us in our everyday routines. Good humor helps family life, love life and professional life.
October 23, 2014 | Chris Ayres FamilyShare | National
It seems as soon as the fall season comes around, the pumpkin recipes are everywhere. While I love the pumpkin cakes and cookies as much or more as the next person, sometimes I want to have my pumpkin and feel good about eating it, too.
October 23, 2014 | Tara Creel Deseret News | National
"HOW TO HUG A HEDGEHOG," by Brad Wilcox and Jerrick Robbins, Familius, $14.95, 144 pages (nf)
October 23, 2014 | Wendy Jessen Deseret News | National
Boys benefit just as much as girls from the sibling relationship, which can help them develop sympathy and prosocial behaviors in ways other relationships can't, a new study found.
October 23, 2014 | Celeste Tholen Rosenlof KSL | National
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After four-plus days of rumors, hearsay and innuendo, the Camden High School football team is still waiting to hear from the South Carolina High School League (HSL) as to any penalties stemming from last Friday night's post-game fight involving the Bulldogs and visiting Dreher at Zemp Stadium.
October 22, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports
The 20th annual Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup 10K road race and the Vonnie Holliday Foundation 5K run/walk will take to the streets of Camden on Saturday, Oct. 25.
October 22, 2014 | | Sports
After the heartbreak of a 34-28 loss to the Carolina Wildcats one week earlier, the Camden Military Academy football team righted the ship on Saturday with a 20-12 win over the visiting New Covenant Knights.
October 22, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden Military
As his team boarded the bus for Friday's game with Indian Land, North Central head football coach Louis Clyburn just about had enough healthy bodies to form a hockey line, never mind an offensive line.
October 20, 2014 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle
COLUMBIA --- Spring Valley made a late surge in the first half and never looked back defeating visiting Lugoff-Elgin, 40-14, in a Region 4-4A game played Friday night at Harry Parone Stadium.
October 20, 2014 | By TYLER CUPP Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle
It should have been a night in which the Camden High football locker room was hopping. Instead, the silence coming from the south corner of Zemp Stadium was deafening.
October 20, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle
Tuesday: Camden in Region 4-AAA cross country championships at Chapin (5 p.m.); Region 3-AA fourth-place finisher at North Central in first round of AA state volleyball tournament (6 p.m.)
October 20, 2014 | | Seasonal Sports
Brittany Maynard, 29, was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor earlier this year. She was told she'd have six months to live. This coming Nov. 1, Maynard will end her life through assisted suicide, according to Deseret News National.
October 17, 2014 | | National
You can't walk around a craft store without seeing one of those plaques, framed pictures or cross-stitched designs -- those sayings that sit on mantles, hang above fireplaces and are stuck to car bumpers:
October 17, 2014 | Heather Merrill FamilyShare | National
In the opening of "Fury," the story of an American tank crew in the final days of World War II, Brad Pitt's character stabs a German soldier in the head before casually wiping his blade clean on his enemy's uniform.
October 17, 2014 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News | National
The American "retreat from marriage" may portend harm for the American Dream, says National Marriage Project director W. Bradford Wilcox, who outlines policies that hamper rather than help children's future stability in a commentary for the Heritage Foundation.
October 17, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News | National
You've heard that marriage isn't easy, that there are going to be trials, surprises and changes of plans along the way. People also tell you it's a blast and the best decision they've ever made. But did anyone tell you being married is also awkward? And sweaty? Being married is a lot of things, some of which no one tells you about ahead of time. Here's a head's up of a few things you probably haven't heard before.
October 17, 2014 | Katie Nielsen FamilyShare | National
Imagine that someone pulled a drain plug on a majestic mountain lake. At first, you wouldn't notice anything amiss, save for a low gurgle echoing from deep under the water. But as the water line dropped, exposing the soggy shore, your heart would drop, and by the time the lake vanished away, leaving sludge and long-forgotten trash and desperate fish flopping around gasping for life, you'd realize the tragedy before you.
October 17, 2014 | Josh Terry Deseret News | National
With glib slogans like, "Set the tatas free," National No Bra Day's aim is, according to related breast cancer awareness campaign Save the Tatas, "to fight breast cancer using laughter and fun."
October 17, 2014 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News | National
An animated box-office hit from early in the year finally comes to DVD and Blu-ray this week.
October 17, 2014 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | National