Showing that they can play at a more moderate pace than the up and down the court style which they favor, Lugoff-Elgin used a more determined second half effort to come away with a 52-46 win over visiting Darlington Tuesday night.
Points have been at a premium for the Lugoff-Elgin girls this season. So when the Lady Demons hung up a 25 spot in the first half of Tuesday's game with visiting Darlington, it was another sign that the re-tooled squad is coming around.
Surprises and signing day go hand-in-hand. For one reason or another, a high school senior who has been committed to one school can be flipped to another while others hold their ground.
Three times in the closing six minutes of play, Camden made it a potential one-possession game after visiting Fairfield Central had extended its lead into double figures. On each occasion, however, the Bulldogs were unable to regain the upper hand.
If only there were a copier for live events then, maybe, the Camden girls' basketball team would be going into this week breathing a little easier.
For years, the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association (SBCA) all-star weekend has been plagued by defections --- for one reason or another --- and monetary concerns in taking five baseball teams and coaches to Myrtle Beach for several days in early June.
Following a first half in which the two sides combined to score 62 points with Camden leading visiting North Central, 32-30, NC head coach Mitch Lowder left the locker room at halftime thinking defense.
When North Central has been at its best, a solid start out of the blocks has helped pave the way for wins. Then, there are nights like Monday against Camden.
Combating a much taller opponent in Lugoff-Elgin, you can only imagine what was going through Camden High coach Ron McKie's head when his two tallest players were both tagged with their second personal fouls in the opening five minutes of Saturday's game.
For a coach whose team is already short on numbers, playing three games in the same week is bad enough. When you have two contests coming within 20 hours of each other, the task become even more menacing.
Anyone within earshot could have given the North Central girls' basketball team a heads up as to what was to be the points of emphasis for Wednesday's practice.
Turning a pair of late-game turnovers back into turnovers help short-circuit what was a two-game North Central boys' win streak and helped Central leave The Castle with a 64-58 victory over the host Knights.
On a Tuesday night which started with an emotional salute to Camden High volunteer wrestling coach Bill Carlton, the evening went out with a whimper for the hosts.
Picking up his children from school is not the most glamorous or exciting way to celebrate winning a national championship. For Thomas Austin, though, it probably felt right.
It is a phrase which has become so commonplace at college signings that it is almost standard issue when a student-athlete talks about the biggest change they can expect in making the jump from playing high school to college sports.
A slow start gave way to a big finish for North Central which used Tyler Faulkenberry's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth ...
In the days between his team's 5-0 loss to Indian Land on March 21 and the time leading up to Tuesday night's rematch ...
Not everything one hears from the lips of a teacher or mentor, necessarily, has to be the only way to accomplish a task.
If ever a young lady can live up to the Boy Scout's motto of being prepared, it is Alexis McLeod.
It started out as a series of whispered rumors before gaining a full head of steam.
If the same opportunity presented itself, again, it was decision which Denny Beckley would make each and every time.
Changing the lineup resulted in a change --- for the good --- in fortune for North Central.
Having had the road to the National Steeplechase Association end here, Camden will now serve as the jump-off point for the nation's best jump ...
Known as America's "First Lady of Steeplechasing," the late Marion duPont Scott had a profound impact on the sport she loved and for a ...
CHARLESTON -- Gil Johnston's Fantastic Song, away from the races for more than 1 1/2 years, roared through the stretch under jockey Sean McDermott ...
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