Why do they play the first four games when a 15-point tie-breaker will do?
How bad were things for Camden on Friday night?
While Camden Military Academy remained winless through five games following Friday night's 20-0 loss to host Carolina Pride in a game played at Weddington, N.C., the effort, said CMA head coach Will Rice, was his team's best of the season, thus far.
LEXINGTON -- Lugoff- Elgin could not stop the avalanche of mistakes and momentum created from one of the top teams in the state on Friday night as host Lexington defeated the Demons, 59-16, in the final non-region contest of the season for both squads.
In a week in which baseball took center stage in the middle of football season, North Central head coach Louis Clyburn and his staff used a baseball analogy to help prepare their team for Friday night's visit from Region 3-A kingpin Chesterfield.
When we last left Camden and Crestwood, the two conference rivals were, basically, going through the motions in the Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree on Aug. 12.
It's hard to live in the Midlands region of the state and to not have heard something about the Lexington offense.
Five weeks without a win has hardly made life dull at North Central.
Having struggled to get any traction of offense, the Camden Military Academy coaching staff switched from the spread set to the I-formation backfield last Friday night against McBee.
What was a strong spring and summer season for horses who received their starts at Kip Elser's Kirkwood Stables in Camden has opened with a strong beginning to the fall.
Tickets for the Marion DuPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase are on sale and are moving well, according to officials with the event.
There are "must win" games and there are your "better win this one" contests.
Trailing host McBee, 32-6, at halftime, Camden Military Academy head coach Will Rice gave the go-ahead to scrap his team's spread offensive scheme in favor of the I-formation backfield.
It was not like North Central's defense did not know about Indian Land quarterback Rondreas Truesdale and his athletic talents.
It was like going from the state fair to the county fair.
Louis Clyburn had a good feeling as he led North Central back onto the field for the second half of Friday's game with in-county rival Camden Military Academy. Across the way, his opposite number and CMA head coach Will Rice, was hoping against hope that his Spartans could finish the job.
FLORENCE -- Another close encounter with the win column for Lugoff-Elgin, but it ends with the same result. Just like in last week's 21-14 loss to Nation Ford, this game ended with a tight, hard fought loss.
Trailing 22-16 in the first set of Tuesday's Region 4-AA show with visiting Andrew Jackson, North Central volleyball coach Andy Johnson took a look at the scoreboard and, as always, noticed that aside from the score the only numbers in the time section were those counting down the one minute allowed for a time out.
There's gold in the clay of the Bluegrass State.
On a day on which Paige Wilson was forced to miss practice, members of her Camden High volleyball team were being interviewed by a reporter from WLTX TV 19 in Columbia after an online poll conducted by the station rated the Lady Bulldogs as the top team in the Midlands heading into the upcoming season.
There was a time when a volleyball match with Lugoff-Elgin meant the opposing team's bench players would see plenty of action on the court.
One of the busiest people in Boonetown has to be the person charged with updating the volleyball region championship banner at North Central High School. Then again, the flag made of felt never collects a whole lot of dust.
Long snappers are a lot like plumbers. You never realize how much you need one until there is an inch of standing water in your kitchen.
It was business as usual for the football program at Lugoff-Elgin in the early part of the spring and summer.
For almost as long as North Central fans can remember, schools such as Andrew Jackson, Indian Land, Buford and Chesterfield have been the region rivals of the Knights' athletic teams.
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