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Yesteryear - Nov. 13, 2013

22 YEARS AGO -- May 11-15, 1991

Posted: November 12, 2013 8:31 a.m.
Updated: November 13, 2013 5:00 a.m.

Nothing to lose

L-E put its best foot forward in trying to end CHS hex

The underdog challenger (Lugoff-Elgin) went 15 rounds (four quarters) with the champion (Camden). Although the challenger did survive several knockdowns (four touchdowns), the plucky underdog did manage to avoid a 10-count (complete rout).

How can a team which stumbled 47-3 last week at Newberry turn around and play a much closer contest, even though the final margin was 27-6?

“The biggest thing was our rivalry with Camden,” said L-E mentor Eddie Whitt. “I’m not so certain that at Newberry, we weren’t looking ahead to Camden. We were pretty much out of conference and playoff hopes and I think our players were looking towards Camden instead of concentrating on Newberry.”

Whitt, winding up his first season at the Demon helm, felt the traditional contest brought out the best in some of his players and Camden, too, after their whipping at the hands of Newberry….

Blue Key, Who’s Who honor Green

Margaret Green, daughter of Davis and Virginia Green of Chesnut Street in Camden, was tapped for membership in the Blue Key National Honor Fraternity at Wofford College.

She was also selected by Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges as a national outstanding leader.

An accounting major, Green was elected for blue Key and Who’s Who on the basis of academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continuing success….

From one field to another

Former quarterback Harry Lynch still calls the signals

Sports are in Harry Lynch’s blood.

He was a top-notch quarterback at Camden High School and a record-breaking signal caller at The Citadel.

And although it may seem tame in comparison, his current position as superintendent of the Springdale Race Course also satisfies his desire to be close to competition.

Although Lynch’s job doesn’t directly involve the sport of racing, the sporting atmosphere at the course makes the position a perfect one for him. “I’ve always been involved in sports,” he said. “I like it (the job). I enjoy doing it. They’re good people.”

Lynch first began to shine at Camden High School, where in the late ‘70s he led the Bulldogs to countless wins. Lynch commanded the Bulldogs under the careful supervision of his father, head football coach Red Lynch.

Miss Kaleidoscope Pageant to weave its magic

Forty-one junior and senior girls will compete for the title of Lugoff-Elgin High School’s Miss Kaleidoscope at 7 p.m. Saturday in Phelps Auditorium at Camden High School. Roxanne Michelle Chelluk, the reigning Miss Kaleidoscope, will crown the new queen.

The emcee for the evening will be magician Greg Manley.

A native of Seneca, he first started performing magic at the age of 9 at Sycamore City in Seneca. While attending the University of Nevada Las Vegas, he started performing magic professionally in Las Vegas clubs. He has also performed at Opryland in Nashville, Tenn.; Six Flags over Georgia in Atlanta; Kings Dominion in West Virginia; and Fountain Blue in Miami Beach, Fla.

He first began using goldfish, doves, rabbits and ducks in his magic and has now advanced to an 800-pound Siberian tiger named Alex….

Making it official

Funderburk signs, seals and is ready to deliver for USC

Natalie Funderburk could hardly control the smile which stayed across her face on Wednesday.

… “I’m really excited,” she said moments after putting her signature on a national letter-of-intent. “This is probably one of the biggest days in my whole life. I’m glad to have my future planned. It’s real exciting.”….

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