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.
Those things which went North Central's way during what was a three-game win streak did an about-face for the Knights on Friday night.
LEXINGTON --- The Lugoff-Elgin defense played one of its better games of the season, although the score certainly did not show it.
Less than enthralled with Tyler Jordan's first at-bat in Tuesday night's game with visiting Richland Northeast, Camden head baseball coach Denny Beckley had no complaints following his second baseman's second trip to the plate. And after the third, the Bulldog boss was ecstatic.
An athlete is an athlete is an athlete.
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