Suntanned and smiling, Don Collins was the picture of someone who was where he always wanted to be.
Talk about a reversal of fortune. One week after losing to Providence Day, 45-6, the Camden Military Academy football team turned the tables on the visiting Raleigh Titans, handing the guests a 42-6 loss on Saturday afternoon on Spartan Field. The win gave the Spartans a 4-2 record heading into Saturday's season finale against Prince Avenue Prep. <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: ...
Friday marks the final day to purchase discount general admission tickets to the Marion DuPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races. The 41st edition of the Camden fall classic will be run over the Springdale Race Course on Saturday, Nov. 13.
SUMTER --- With its running game null and void, Camden looked to its passing attack to get itself out of the offensive doldrums. On this night, not even that was clicking.
FLORENCE --- Remember those old Westerns where a card player would deftly sneak an ace into his hand in a poker game?
Needing a win over Blythewood to nail down a spot in this week's state class AAAA volleyball playoffs, Lugoff-Elgin swept the Bengals, 25-22, 25-16 and 25-16, to nail down third place in Region 4 behind champion Spring Valley and runner-up Dutch Fork.
If only the rest of the game had gone the way it started for North Central.
Who would have ever thought a week one loss would come back to help a team eight weeks later?
As he sat down and watched the film of his team's 45-6 loss to Providence Country Day, Camden Military Academy head football coach Will Rice was hoping the video would not be as one-sided as the outcome of the contest was last Friday night.
It has been a tale of two halves for Camden over the course of its past two games.
Playing on a short week, against a West Florence squad which may or may not be at full-strength and in front of what usually has been a placid atmosphere for football, Lugoff-Elgin head coach Scott Jones is hoping all those factors turn into the perfect storm for his team on Thursday night at Florence Memorial Stadium.
For the first time this season, the Camden football team came into a Monday practice after a loss.
If you are going to have a short work week of practice before your next game, you want to have a happy team to work with in getting ready for the contest.
Less than a year removed from a winless season, second-year North Central head coach Louis Clyburn understands some of the rough times which Lewisville is going through this year.
Doing everything but appearing on the Dr. Phil Show for advice as to how to stop his team's problem with fumbles, Lugoff-Elgin head coach Scott Jones said that, maybe, the best solution is to not let this recent spate of turnovers go from his team's hands up to their head.
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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