HOPKINS --- When the clean-up crew gets to the visitors' locker room at Lower Richland High School, there is a good chance they may find some items left behind by the Camden football team from halftime of Friday night's game.
COLUMBIA -- Richland Northeast came up with some big plays early and held on to defeat Lugoff-Elgin in Friday's Region 4-AAA opener at Harry Parone Stadium, 21-14.
Now that conference play is here, Lugoff-Elgin head coach Scott Jones has used the week heading into tonight's Region 4-4A opener at Richland Northeast to give his entire team a facelift.
Camden wants what Lower Richland already has.
If there was any good which came out of last week's 39-0 loss to Keenan for North Central, it was the fact that the Knights got a feel for the speed of some of the teams they will face in Region 3-AA over the next four weeks.
Lugoff-Elgin may not have a win, but the Demons do have plenty of heart.
All football games start with an official's whistle. This one should have kicked off with the dropping of a green flag.
Obviously, Keenan is not superstitious.
It used to be, a game with A.C. Flora meant plenty of playing time for the Camden second- and third-teamers while the starters, would sometimes watch the second half proceedings sans shoulder pads.
There is one statistic which jumps out at you when looking into the Keenan football team.
At this stage of the season, Scott Jones does not care against whom or how his Lugoff-Elgin football team gets a victory.
As of Tuesday afternoon, Will Rice had not yet received video of any Carolina Pride football games. But the Camden Military Academy head coach knew a little of what to expect from the visitors for Saturday's game at Spartan Field.
Matches between top six teams are not supposed to be this one-sided.
Through the first three games of the season, lack of offense has been one of the chief concerns for the Camden Military Academy football team.
During the course of practice last week, Camden starting senior cornerback Clayton Mitchum was forced to miss two days due to illness. That opened the door for Darius "Pooh" Smith to get some reps at the position.
It was not exactly Marshawn Lynch on Super Bowl media day, but Mitch Lowder was a man of few words as he headed toward the locker room following North Central's 57-15 loss to the Buford girls Tuesday night at The Castle.
Just when it looked like North Central was going to reel Buford in, the visiting Yellow Jackets pulled back out to sea.
Camden High School will send 10 wrestlers --- including three Region 4-AAA champions --- into the state AAA Upper State wrestling championships to be held on Feb. 20-12 at West-Oak Middle School.
In what could be the start of his road to the Kentucky Derby, Ralph M. Evans' Upstart kicked off its 2015 campaign by cruising to a 5 ½-length victory in last Saturday's $400,000 Lambholm South Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park.
On Dec. 15, 1994, Matt Campbell was one of what became known as the "Original 10."
Fittingly, Jessica Mullins was on her way to a regular, every two months, doctor's visit with her four-month old son when she returned a call.
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