There was one stop left. One more visit to make … a last request which needed to be granted.
Mike Thomas is a big guy … like run into a wall and a brick dislodges big. But ask him about the gesture which members of his Lugoff-Elgin junior varsity basketball team made for team manager Alex Martin Thursday night and Thomas' heart melts.
It would have been easy for Hunter Wyant to have played the role of a spoiled brat and pack his gear up and done something other than to have played football for North Central last fall.
It looks as if a second horse with Camden connections is on the Kentucky Derby trail.
Tyler Bowers has always been one to make things happen quickly on the baseball diamond. He is now doing the same off the field, as well.
It was like having a case of the measles after having the mumps which followed a cold.
Few, if any, game-altering factors were in Lugoff-Elgin's favor heading into Friday's Region 4-4A contest against visiting Spring Valley.
It was not exactly Marshawn Lynch on Super Bowl media day, but Mitch Lowder was a man of few words as he headed toward the locker room following North Central's 57-15 loss to the Buford girls Tuesday night at The Castle.
Just when it looked like North Central was going to reel Buford in, the visiting Yellow Jackets pulled back out to sea.
Camden High School will send 10 wrestlers --- including three Region 4-AAA champions --- into the state AAA Upper State wrestling championships to be held on Feb. 20-12 at West-Oak Middle School.
On Dec. 15, 1994, Matt Campbell was one of what became known as the "Original 10."
In what could be the start of his road to the Kentucky Derby, Ralph M. Evans' Upstart kicked off its 2015 campaign by cruising to a 5 ½-length victory in last Saturday's $400,000 Lambholm South Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park.
Fittingly, Jessica Mullins was on her way to a regular, every two months, doctor's visit with her four-month old son when she returned a call.
In a move designed to get all three spring novice series hurdle steeplechase races on the same page, on Tuesday, the Carolina Cup Racing Association approved the proposal in which the Carolina Cup feature races will be run for a $75,000 purse beginning this year.
Rather than staying in their locker room for halftime, the Richland Northeast girls made a U-turn, came back through the Camden High gym and regathered in the school's commons area.
On a day in which temperatures hovered in the 50s and, at times, featured swirling winds, the undercard at Saturday's 83rd running of the Carolina Cup races at the Springdale Race Course was equally varied.
If this gig as a trainer doesn't pan out, Jimmy Day may want to think about becoming an investment broker. But given success on the race course, don't look for a switch to happen anytime soon.
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.
An athlete is an athlete is an athlete.
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