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Wednesday in Middle School football the Camden Middle School War Eagles host Stover at Zemp Stadium. You can listen to all the action starting at 5:45.

Friday night in high school football North Central will host the Cheraw Braves kickoff is set for 7:30.

Friday night on Kool 102.7 at 7:00 its high school football as Lugoff Elgin host Ridge Veiw and on Startime 1590 at 7:00 the Camden High Bulldogs will host Richland Northeast.

Tonight on Kool 102.7 at 6:00 its sports talk with phil Kornblutt.

The Kershaw County School District is cooperating fully with the South Carolina High School League and the Camden Police Department to determine what lead to an after game brawl last Friday night after Camden High defeated Dreher High.  That’s the word from Dr. Frank Morgan, Kershaw County school superintendent.  Monday morning Dan Matthews, principal of Camden High and Jimmy Neal, head football coach of Camden High delivered video of the fight that broke out after the Camden/Dreher game to the South Carolina High School League in Columbia.  Camden police chief Joe Floyd says that the Camden Police Department is also reviewing the video and narrowing the focus of their investigation to a limited number of individuals.

This past Saturday there was a classic car show sponsored by the Midlands Cruisers Car Club, Reynolds Insurance of Lugoff and American Collectors Insurance. Cars from the 40′s 50′s, 60′s and beyond were displayed along with music and vendors including Big Al’s Pig Pickin in Camden. There were numerous awards given away and here were the results. Best Chrysler went to Jeff Gainey of Lugoff for his 1970 Dodge Dart. Wade watts of Elgin won for best GM with a 1957 Chevy convertible. Harold Outten of Elgin won for best ford with a 1940 mercury and best overall car went to Paul Jolin of Elgin for his 1950 four door Mercury M74.

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This past Friday night in high school football Spring Valley knocked off Lugoff Elgin 40-14, Indian Land defeated North Central 20-6 while Camden upset Dreher 39-30. Other Midlands scores from this past Friday night Cheraw 57 Andrew Jackson 0, Columbia 68 Eau Claire 6, Dutch Fork 56 Blythewood 14, Fairfield Central 42 Pelion 7, Hartsville 42 Manning 6, McBee 60 Great Falls 7, Richland Northeast 17 A.C. Flora 14, Sumter 17 West Florence 7, Westwood 49 Ridge View 18 and White Knoll 13 North Augusta 10.

Wednesday in Middle School football the Camden Middle School War Eagles host Stover at Zemp Stadium. You can listen to all the action starting at 5:45.

Friday night in high school football North Central will host the Cheraw Braves kickoff is set for 7:30.

Friday night on Kool 102.7 at 7:00 its high school football as Lugoff Elgin host Ridge Veiw .

 

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This past Saturday in College football the Clemson Tigers held off a late charge from Boston College to take a 17-13 win. Clemson quarterback Cole Stoudt was 29 of 45 for 285 yards while CJ Davidson and Wayne Gallman both had a rushing touchdown. The Tigers are back in action Saturday against Syracuse. The South Carolina Gamecocks were back in action coming off a bye week as they defeated Furman 41-10.  Gamecock quarterback Dylan Thompson was 14 of 22 for 262 yards and two touchdowns. The day belonged to the Gamecock running backs Mike Davis who had 18 carries for 111 yards and two touchdowns, David Williams ran the ball 11 times for 110 yards and Shon Carson carried the ball 7 times for 85 yards and a touchdown. The Gamecocks are back in action Saturday as they Travel to Auburn.

 

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In NFL action this past Sunday the Carolina Panthers fell to the Green Bay Packers 38-17. Panther quarterback Cam Newton throw for 205 yards, one touchdown and one interception.

 

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In high school volleyball action tonight Lugoff Elgin will host Spring Valley at 7:00 to wrap up their regular season.

Congratulation to North Central girl’s volleyball team for finishing the regular season undefeated and the Camden high lady bulldogs for winning the region the championship. All three high school teams will start playoffs action later this week.

 

Good Morning Camden High School Family. This is Dan Matthews, principal
of Camden High School. I would like to take a moment to inform you about an
incident which occurred last night at the end of the Camden-Dreher Football
game. As many of you are already aware, as the players were shaking hands at
the end of the game, a altercation broke out between some of the Dreher and Camden players. The coaching staffs of both schools
and law enforcement intervened as quickly as they could to minimize the
incident. This is not our way. It is unacceptable on every level and will be
dealt with swiftly and justly. We do have a video of the incident and it will
be shared with the SC High School League and has already been shared with law
enforcement. Any person who took a swing with a fist or a helmet with be
punished according to SCHSL rules, KCSD policy, and if need be, by law
enforcement. We are cooperating with them in every way possible and they with
us. As I said before, this is not the way CHS operates. It is our responsibility
to bring pride and honor to our community. As rumors are of course rampant, I
would ask that you reserve judgment until all the facts are clear. One fact
however is clear, we will not tolerate this behavior. On Monday morning, we
will begin again striving to be the best High School in SC by our work, our
attitudes, and our actions. Work starts Monday. Thank you for your support and
for all you do to help our children be successful. Have a great rest of the
weekend.

The conclusion of Friday evening’s game between the Camden High Bulldogs and the Dreher Blue Devils saw a fight break on the field between the two teams. The fight broke out during the ceremonial handshake between after the game.  Dr. Frank Morgan, Kershaw County School superintendent says that the fight had to be broken up by coaches, administrators and Camden police officers.  Morgan says that Camden High principal Dan Matthews sustained a small cut and that his glasses were broken.  Morgan says that a video recording of the fight is under review by the Camden police and will be sent to the South Carolina high school league for review.  Morgan says the incident is still under investigation.  Camden high won Friday night’s game by a score of 39 to 30. 

The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Foundation (KCSF) Board of Directors will have open seats in 2015 and the public is invited to apply if interested in serving on the KCSF board.

The KCSF is a 501(c) 3 charitable organization established to support the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office.  Board members meet quarterly and work on foundation projects throughout the year.

“The Sheriff’s Foundation is only four years old, but we’ve already raised more than more than $70,000 for law enforcement,” said Rajena Miles, Chair of the KCSF Board.  “With the help of citizens across our county we’ve outfitted every deputy with a bullet-proof vest, purchased video cameras for patrol cars, and this year we will provide a free, annual physical to every sworn officer.  That is a tremendous team effort.”

KCSF board members are not required to have served in law enforcement to be on the board.  Board members just need to have a heart for supporting the men and women who work to protect the public. Board members serve a two-year term.

Please mail or email Chairman Rajena Miles if you are interested in serving.  Please include:

  • Your name;
  • Your mailing address, phone      number and email address if available; and
  • A brief explanation of why      you would like to serve.

Applications must be received by Monday, Nov. 10th at 5 pm.  Mail or email them to:

Rajena Miles

Kershaw Co. Sheriff’s Foundation

PO Box 664

Camden, SC 29020

Kershaw911@gmail.com

The current focus on the death of a patient with Ebola in Dallas and the subsequent infection of two nurses at the same hospital, as well as the global nature of travel today, has led some to wonder how community hospitals might deal with possible Ebola patients. As it does with any actual or potential public health emergency, KershawHealth has created policies and procedures for Ebola preparedness. In addition, the hospital is working closely with SC DHEC and the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA) to amend its plan as necessary, and is continually updating and educating staff members.

“We take infection prevention and control, and public health, very seriously,” says Infection Prevention and Control Director Paula Guild, MSN, RN, CIC “and we have been thinking about and working on our preparedness since early August. We have an Ebola plan in place, and our staff has been trained on the proper procedures, and is being updated regularly. In addition, we would not hesitate to contact DHEC if we had any concerns about a patient.”

Public health officials have emphasized that the risk of contracting Ebola in the US is extremely low. The disease is spread by direct contact with bodily fluids of an infected person who is showing symptoms of the disease (fever, vomiting, diarrhea).  There is very little risk of transmission from those who have been exposed to the virus but are not yet showing symptoms.

KershawHealth’s has already begun implementing key portions of its Ebola plan, including:

  • Posting signs at all patient intake areas to alert patients to disclose travel to West Africa (particularly Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone), and indicating potential Ebola symptoms such as fever, severe vomiting or diarrhea, intense weakness or muscle aches, etc.
  • Providing inservice education on Ebola for personnel in patient intake positions, including the Emergency Department, EMS, nursing, registration, and others
  • Ensuring adequate inventory of PPE (personal protective equipment) and training appropriate personnel on the proper use of such equipment
  • Identifying potential isolation rooms and appropriate isolation and infection prevention procedures to be used if necessary
  • Implementing daily briefings of appropriate staff members to keep them apprised of the evolving situation.

Other portions of the plan will be implemented if and when they become necessary.

“Our nurses and clinical staff are very aware of Ebola symptoms, and are being diligent about identifying patients with appropriate symptoms or a history of travel to affected areas,” says Chief Nursing Officer Stacy Collier, MSN, RN. “As always, our concern for patients and visitors is foremost, and we are exhibiting the utmost professionalism.”

Thinking carefully about the current situation, constantly evaluating how tasks are performed, and always employing the most effective infection prevention techniques are key to keeping both the public and KershawHealth staff members safe.

Naturally, KershawHealth is monitoring CDC and SC DHEC reports daily for any new updates related to Ebola preparedness. As public health officials often stress, training and education are the best way to maintain an adequate level of readiness for any emergency.

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In Major League baseball new last night the Tampa Bay Rays have signed Camden Native Michael Khon to a one year Major League deal. Khon who played for the Anaheim Angels last year sported a 3.04 earned run average  in 25 appearances.

 

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Last night in girl’s high school volleyball the Camden High Lady Bulldogs defeated the Chapin Lady Eagles three games to none officially making them region champions.

 

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Tonight in High School football the North Central Knights travel to Fort Mill to battle Indian Land kickoff is set for 7:30.

Tonight on Kool 102.7 its high school football as the Camden High Bulldogs host Dreher. Join us at 6:45 for a very special pregame as Camden High honor the 1964 State Championship team and on Startime 1590 at 7:00 the Lugoff Elgin Demons travel to Harry Prone Stadium to take on the Spring Valley Vikings.

 

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Saturday on Kool 102.7 at 12:30 its College Football as the Tiger Tailgate show gets you ready for the Clemson Tigers and the Boston College Eagles and on Startime 1590 at 9am it’s Gamecock Gameday as the South Carolina Gamecocks are back in action from their bye week as they host the Furman Paladins.

 

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Sunday on Kool 102.7 following our church services its NFL action as the  Carolina Panthers take on the Green Bay Packers.

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Sunday on Startime 1590 at 1:00 its Nascar Sprint Cup Geico 500 live from Talladega Speedway.