For the better part of one half, you would have been hard-pressed to find anyone in the Lugoff-Elgin gym who would have told you that visiting Irmo was playing like the nation's 23rd ranked boys basketball team.
C-I (Camden, S.C.) sports editor This was hardly a dip into uncharted waters for the Camden boys' basketball team. For the third time in as many seasons, the Bulldogs needed a win in their final game of the regular season in order to earn a berth in the AAA state tournament. In the previous two seasons, it was Marlboro County which put Camden's campaign to bed. Tuesday night, on Senior Night on Mike Culp Court, ...
In the 2008-09 high school basketball season, Camden High seniors Jay Council and Evrik Gary helped lead Ron McKie's Bulldogs to a 25-2 record and the AAA state championship.
Evan Moxie is hoping that his Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team has a long memory. While on the subject of memories, Dorman erased some bad ones in Saturday in knocking L-E out of the 4A state tournament with a 37-33 second round victory. The win capped two frustrating years for the Cavaliers, who traveled to the Demons Den for the previous two seasons only to lose to the host off the first two rounds of the Upper ...
While Lugoff-Elgin stays at home, the Camden and North Central wrestling teams will put on their traveling shoes for Saturday's South Carolina High School League state wrestling championship tournament.
One warm summer day in Elgin, James Reed was having a conversation with his young grandson who was spending part of his vacation from school in South Carolina.
Having seen teammate Robert Gardner carried off the mat with what turned out to be a severe neck injury at the Carolina Invitational on Jan. 19, Camden Middle School wrestlers Sylvester (S.J.) Lucas and Clinton (C.J.) Jones had no other choice than to go out and win the event for their injured teammate.
There was nothing else she could do or say, other than suiting up herself to try and help even things out.
On what turned out to be D.J. Wilson's welcome to the big-time party, Lower Richland stole the cake and then ate it, too.
For at least this night, the bitterness of a Camden versus Lugoff-Elgin contest took a back seat to the big picture.
What better way to kick off the New Year than with having a couple winners come out of your barn.
Bernie Dalton had the best seat in the house when it came to being there for Pierrot Lunaire's unlikely run to the 2012 Eclipse Award for steeplechase horse.
Rather than subject his team to the confines of the gym for practice on a sunny Sunday afternoon, Camden High basketball coach Ron McKie took his squad to the school's adjoining athletic complex to work out in the great outdoors.
Seeing as how visiting Westwood suited up just seven players for Tuesday's game with Camden, it can be surmised that the Lady Bulldogs' plan of attack was to get the guests into foul trouble and, run them until their tongues were hanging down to the floor.
In the days leading up to last year's Carolina Invitational wrestling tournament, Lugoff-Elgin Middle School head coach Ted Monroe downplayed his team's chances at winning the statewide event.
Both the Camden and Lugoff-Elgin varsity football teams will conclude their spring practice sessions with scrimmages on Friday night and the public is invited to attend both contests.
When Freedom Child was declared a non-starter in the Wood Memorial on April 6, the 3-year-old's shot at the Kentucky Derby went by the boards.
New classification. Same results.
It was as gentle a demotion --- if there is such a thing --- as anyone could expect to receive when they were presented with the bad news.
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