Having that one "go to" player can sometimes be a double-edged sword.
Facing the meat of the Chapin order in what amounted to the bottom of the ninth inning, Camden was unable to complete the upset of the second-ranked Eagles.
Coming off a one-sided loss to powerful Dreher three nights earlier, Camden girls' basketball coach Natalie Jeffcoat was interested to see how her team would respond with soon-to-be 4A entry Westwood in town for a rainy Friday night contest.
When Westwood came out in a 2-3 zone and stayed in that defensive scheme throughout the night, Camden head coach Ron McKie must have felt like a kid who found a leftover gift from Santa behind the tree.
While not on the original schedule, the Camden High wrestling team snuck in a post-Christmas duals tournament in Airport and scored several impressive wins there en route to a third-place finish.
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.
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.
Tournament officials were hoping that Tuesday's weather would not throw a crimp into the Kershaw-Richland Wooden Bat Classic at American Legion Park in Camden.
Pitching on just four days' rest is not common in high school baseball. But recently, Camden's Grey Hoke has been anything but ordinary.
For a scant few seconds, players from both benches spilled out onto the apron of the infield waiting to see the landing spot of Bradwin Salmond's drive to right field in the eighth inning of Tuesday's Lugoff-Elgin game with visiting Richland Northeast.
Seated beneath a plaque honoring the achievements of his uncle and former North Central and then, Super Bowl champion cornerback Tyronne Drakeford, Omar Johnson smiled as he signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at Methodist College.
In this age of baseball in which pitchers are always looking to add another pitch to their repertoire, Zac Bowers is in the reduction mode.
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