There are ways to get your teams' attention and then, there was the nugget which Camden head coach Ron McKie threw out to his team as they were clinging to a 62-61 lead over host Lugoff-Elgin with 2.9 seconds left in Friday's first of two meetings between the two rivals.
As has been her team's M.O. since taking over the reins to the Camden's girls basketball team, Natalie Jeffcoat has put the "run" into the Runnin' Lady Dogs.
For the second time in their last two games, the North Central girls' basketball team failed to score a point in the first period.
There was a plan of attack for when Andrew Jackson went to a match-up zone.
That first win of the season sure doesn't come with many side benefits.
Derek Belton had not been able to smile like this after a game since the last time his Lugoff-Elgin basketball team played Chesterfield, some 339 days ago.
Knowing his team trailed, 6-0, before the first two wrestlers took to the mat on Wednesday, Lugoff-Elgin wrestling coach Even Moxie hardly had a warm, fuzzy feeling about how that night's pairing with visiting Rock Hill would turn out.
There were several reasons for the Wooten family to give thanks last Thursday, not the least of which were the recent showings of several of their stables' graduates on the race course.
Before the doors to the National Steeplechase Museum (NSM) were officially opened on the night before the 1998 Colonial Cup, a call was sent out to anyone and all persons involved in the sport who would like to donate memorabilia to the still-unopened facility.
It was called, by many in the horse racing industry, the most anticipated maiden race in the history of the sport.
Maybe, there's more to having horse sense than people give it credit for.
This time, Matt McCarron said, there will be no turning back.
There have been days when, long after the North Central football team has come off the practice field, that the lights inside the old gymnasium at the school were still burning.
I (Camden, S.C.) sports editor
Facing Blythewood for the second time in four days, Lugoff-Elgin head softball coach James Marlow knew the importance of picking up a win at Blythewood on Friday. A victory over the Bengals would mean the Lady Demons would need just one win in their final two region games to claim the Region 4-4A championship outright.
No baseball coach ever tells his pitcher that he needs to be close to perfect in their final pre-game talk in order for their team to have a chance at coming away with a victory.
It looks like the Clyburn family will be on the lookout for new babysitters.
Two horses with Camden ties were honored as being the top New York-bred Thoroughbreds in their divisions for the 2014 racing season.
Entering Monday's Region 4-4A softball showdown with visiting Blythewood, Lugoff-Elgin knew it had to put last Friday's win over Spring Valley behind them and be ready to play with the defending Region 4 champions in town.
Suddenly, things are getting a bit cramped in the back seat.
Needing something to do to relieve the boredom and kill time during what was a lightning-induced delay of more than 90 minutes, members of the Lugoff-Elgin and Spring Valley baseball teams joined together for an impromptu dance off beneath the press box at Optimist Field Friday night.
Monday: North Central, Central at Chesterfield (G – 4 p.m.); Wilson at Camden (TEN – 5 p.m.); North Central at Lugoff-Elgin (TEN – 5:30 p.m.); Chesterfield at North Central (BB – 6 p.m.); Chesterfield at North Central (SB – 6 p.m.); Camden at A.C. Flora (BB - 6:30 p.m.); McBee at Camden (SB – 6:30 p.m.); Blythewood at Lugoff-Elgin (SB – 6:30 p.m.)
Aiden Baker Crouse is a Micromax Rotax Kart Racer. The 10-year old, a student at Union Elementary has been making a name for himself in the racing world. He is the son of Jason and April Crouse of Vale, North Carolina.
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