Jonathan Sheppard has more than a puncher's chance at having one of his jumpers win the 2013 Eclipse Award for steeplechasing.
Eye Luv Lulu spent the final day of its 2-year-old campaign in the winners' circle at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York.
Of all the headaches, fears and concerns which come with the territory when you are a high school head football coach and athletic director, one at or near the top of the list is field maintenance.
By TOM DIDATO
Camden's players and several of its fans seated in the rows behind the Lady Bulldogs' bench found out just what Natalie Jeffcoat's breaking point was during Friday's game with River Bluff.
For better or for worse, the Camden boys' basketball team will not play in a post-Christmas tournament.
Camden has a well-deserved reputation for sending out successful four-legged athletes onto race courses. But the stables here also send out those of the human variety.
A literal misstep on Lugoff-Elgin's part turned what could have been a seat-squirming finish into a ho-hum ending.
This was one daily double which never pays off.
Don't let the 25-point margin of victory fool you. That, in not so many words, was Ron McKie's take on Camden's romp over Lugoff-Elgin.
It had hardly been the most jovial of weeks for Camden girls' basketball head coach Natalie Jeffcoat as the flu bug struck her and her three children. On top of that, the Lady Bulldogs lost their first game of the young season to Lakewood on Wednesday.
It had only been eight days, but it seemed like forever.
Andy Johnson just smiled when asked about the halftime adjustments which he made when he got his North Central basketball team inside the locker room at halftime of Wednesday's game at Lugoff-Elgin.
Hammond opened its game at the Camden Military Academy with a 17-0 run and coasted to an 85-22 win over the Spartans in a Saturday matinee played at the White Field House.
Part roller derby. Part bar room brawl.
Kershaw County will make its long-awaited American Legion State Tournament debut on Saturday when Post 17 takes on Rock Hill in the third (scheduled for 4:30 p.m.) game at Riley Park in Sumter.
Perched in front of their dugout, members of the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team started leaning as they prepared to rush the field after Bradwin Salmond's diving grab of Mark Allen Nash's liner to right field put the locals on the door step of a long-awaited trip to the state American Legion tournament.
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.
One night after heavy rains in the Georgetown area forced the postponement of Tuesday's game two of the state American Legion second round playoff series between Kershaw County and host Georgetown, weather problems stopped the following evening's game dead in its tracks.
It was a normal day which was about to take an abrupt U-turn.
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