Some people are born to run. Others get their calling to take to the streets in different ways.
Stepping back inside after getting some fresh air outside the Camden High gym, Natalie Jeffcoat probably wished her team could have done the same earlier Monday evening.
Monday was supposed to have been the day in which the Camden basketball team was to implement the game plan for Tuesday night's scheduled game with Chapin.
With two games left in the regular season, the Camden High boys' basketball team sits in a tie for third place in the Region 4-AAA standings.
Who doesn't like to make history?
As a former college assistant coach, Louis Clyburn has seen how this scenario has played out.
For two weeks, Shon Belton must have felt as if the rug was pulled from under his feet.
One of the biggest problems which North Greenville University had on defense last season was slowing down the running game. In 11 contests last fall, opponents averaged nearly 230 yards on the ground against the Crusaders.
When you are a guest in a stranger's house, nothing makes you feel more welcomed than the host taking a moment to stop by and introduce himself to you.
It was a road which Camden had been down twice before this season and each time, the Bulldogs arrived at a dead end.
Seeing as how Dreher starts three players who check in at better than 6-feet tall, it puts the onus on the Lady Blue Devils' opponents to make the best of their looks at the basket. In all likelihood, the first shot may well be the only one each trip down the floor.
O'Brien Schofield will be the third Camden native to play in the Super Bowl when he takes to the field at MetLife Stadium Sunday evening as a member of the Seattle Seahawks.
There may not be something in the water --- then again, maybe there is --- on the banks of the West Wateree which turns young wrestlers into champions at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School.
It may not seem like baseball and softball season is right around the corner, but those snow-covered diamonds will soon be giving way to green grass and youngsters playing on them.
As he watched members of his team come off the mat with hard-fought, distance-going victories, Lugoff-Elgin Middle School wrestling coach Ted Monroe could not help but keep an eye and ear on the alert when it came to Carver Middle School's wrestlers.
How long has it been since North Central opened the football season with a victory? Well, the last school which the Knights beat to kick off a campaign is no longer in existence.
As if this pre-season has not been a rush job already for interim Lugoff-Elgin head football coach Dave Thomas, he had one week less than normal to work with in preparing the Demons for tonight's Week Zero game with Camden in the Mid-Carolina Credit Union Kickoff Classic.
Long snappers are a lot like plumbers. You never realize how much you need one until there is an inch of standing water in your kitchen.
Jamborees are hardly the occasion to show a conference opponent your playing hand. But after watching Buford grind its way to 50 yards in an 11-snap opening drive, North Central head coach Louis Clyburn had no other choice than to switch into game mode.
Jimmy Neal has been around Camden High football long enough to know what is thought to be a harbinger of bad things for the upcoming regular season is winning your portion of the Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree.
Since last Tuesday's scheduled scrimmage with Hartsville and Lower Richland was cancelled by that day's storm, Lugoff-Elgin entered Friday's 39th annual Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree with one scrimmage under its belt.
It was business as usual for the football program at Lugoff-Elgin in the early part of the spring and summer.
For almost as long as North Central fans can remember, schools such as Andrew Jackson, Indian Land, Buford and Chesterfield have been the region rivals of the Knights' athletic teams.
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.
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