If only the rest of the game had gone the way it started for North Central.
Who would have ever thought a week one loss would come back to help a team eight weeks later?
As he sat down and watched the film of his team's 45-6 loss to Providence Country Day, Camden Military Academy head football coach Will Rice was hoping the video would not be as one-sided as the outcome of the contest was last Friday night.
It has been a tale of two halves for Camden over the course of its past two games.
Playing on a short week, against a West Florence squad which may or may not be at full-strength and in front of what usually has been a placid atmosphere for football, Lugoff-Elgin head coach Scott Jones is hoping all those factors turn into the perfect storm for his team on Thursday night at Florence Memorial Stadium.
For the first time this season, the Camden football team came into a Monday practice after a loss.
If you are going to have a short work week of practice before your next game, you want to have a happy team to work with in getting ready for the contest.
Less than a year removed from a winless season, second-year North Central head coach Louis Clyburn understands some of the rough times which Lewisville is going through this year.
Doing everything but appearing on the Dr. Phil Show for advice as to how to stop his team's problem with fumbles, Lugoff-Elgin head coach Scott Jones said that, maybe, the best solution is to not let this recent spate of turnovers go from his team's hands up to their head.
Oh, if the walls in the Camden Military Academy football locker room could talk. What a tale they might be able to tell.
As if he just wanted to make sure, Jeff Calabrese turned and took a quick glance at the Zemp Stadium scoreboard.
While North Central got the better of the ground game, visiting Great Falls used the air strike to come away with a 35-7 victory over the Knights in a Friday Region 3-A contest played in Boonetown.
Louis Clyburn thinks his North Central football team can see the light at the end of the tunnel.
It has not been a pleasant month for the Lugoff-Elgin football team. But, at the same time, it has not been as harsh in practice as some might think.
Officially, homecoming at Camden High School is not until next Friday night. But as far as the school's football team is concerned, tonight's game with Hartsville at Zemp Stadium is a homecoming unto itself.
After suffering a 10-9, 10-inning loss to Inman on Sunday, the Kershae County Post 17 American Legion baseball team fell into the elimination bracket in the double-elimination event.
SUMTER --- When you are in new territory, you sometimes like to feel your way around before you get comfortable.
As he was heading home in the wee hours of Friday morning from Thursday's evening's baseball game at Georgetown, Kershaw County American Legion baseball team pitching coach Will Dorton stopped by a gas station to fill his car's tank. While there, Dorton, who still had his Post 17 uniform on, had a local police officer come up to him asking how the team did and who was pitching in that night's third game.
Before they left following Wednesday morning's off-season contioning session, members of the Lugoff-Elgin football team took a knee and listened to their head coach who was in his third full day on the job.
It was a normal day which was about to take an abrupt U-turn.
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