When officials with the National Steeplechase Association and the Colonial Cup decided to add an additional race to Saturday's 44th annual Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup race card, few would have known the difference it would make to, at least, one person.
Everyone wants to dance with the homecoming queen. But getting that chance is usually reserved for the guy who brought her to the ball.
Spaces are filling up quickly for world champion hunter rider Liza Towell Boyd, her father, Jack Towell, and The Camden Hunt's hunter/jumper clinic to be held at the Towell family's Finally Farm in Camden on Nov. 29 and 30.
Kelli Murphy has done about all that a high school golfer can do over a career which has one chapter left to be written in it.
Should either of the four Grade I winners from this year win the $100,000 Colonial Cup Steeplechase, it would go a long way toward swaying the voters when it comes time to select the 2013 Eclipse Award winner for steeplechasing.
CHESTERFIELD – While Chesterfield, as a whole, may not be a team which would pass many "eye tests," the Rams are downright eye-popping in the skill positions.
It may have seemed like a nightmare, at times, this season, but there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel for the Lugoff-Elgin football program.
When the Chesterfield coaches watched North Central's 19-0 loss to Fairfield Central last week, members of the Rams' staff probably scratched their heads as to that the Knights would try next.
Irmo has locked down second place in Region 4-4A and has little else to play for tonight, other than trying to stay upright and healthy for next week's playoff opener.
North Central will travel to Chesterfield for Friday's first round class AA Upper State playoff football game.
After having broken her maiden at first asking with a win in an $80,000 race at Saratoga on Sept. 1, Kip Elser's Kirkwood Stables' graduate Recepta made it 2-for-3 by running off with the $100,000-added Chelsea Flower Stakes at Belmont Park on Oct. 27.
World champion hunter rider Liza Towell Boyd, her father, Jack Towell, and The Camden Hunt have teamed up to host a hunter/jumper clinic at the Towell family's Finally Farm in Camden on Nov. 29 and 30.
Playing the top-ranked team in the state requires some adjusting on your part.
So close but yet so far away.
An uncatchable fourth down pass landed harmlessly on the Camden sidelines with a little more than four minutes left in Friday's 25-20 loss to visiting Chapin, with the bouncing ball went the host Bulldogs' AAA playoff chances.
On an unseasonably cool mid-April night, Zac Bowers and Grey Hoke provided wood for the fireplace.
By TOM DIDATO
Chalk it up to the wooden bats. Better yet, give the credit to the two pitchers.
Playing football in the fall and basketball in the winter leaves Elliott Campbell precious little time to prepare for baseball season in the spring.
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