By TOM DIDATO
It is never easy for the Camden Military Academy football team the week after the school's fall break.
With four games left in the conference season and having started conference play with a loss to Carolina Forest last week, tonight would be as good a time as any for Lugoff-Elgin to see if it can find that magic which led them to the Region 6-4A title a season ago.
Gio Ponti tracked down Get Stormy in deep stretch to win his second consecutive $600,000 Shadwell Turf Mile on Saturday afternoon at Keeneland.
CONWAY -- Friday in Conway was no ordinary day at the beach for Lugoff-Elgin.
KELLEYTOWN -- As he was about to head to the practice field on Tuesday afternoon, Camden head coach Jimmy Neal was met by trainer Stephen Murphy, who was a holding a piece of paper which the Bulldog boss did not want to see.
As he watched the film of Great Falls' loss to Andrew Jackson in a game played earlier this season, North Central head football coach Louis Clyburn noticed that Great Falls wide receiver, Xavier Holmes, was dropping pass after pass.
Just when he thought his Friday night could not have gotten away worse, Camden High football coach, Jimmy Neal, was informed of Hartsville's 75-28 blitzing of Lakewood.
By TOM DIDATO
When you are 0-6, it can be hard to feel confident when you are preparing for your next game.
By TOM DIDATO
Led by winning runs from Jordan Woody and Clark Joseph, Camden High scored a sweep in winning last Thursday's Kershaw County cross country championships.
Why do they play the first four games when a 15-point tie-breaker will do?
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.
If imitation is, indeed, the sincerest form of flattery, North Central's offense could see pressure coming from all across the field from the Timmonsville defense tonight when the nights make the trip to the Pee Dee for their second game of the season.
With the first-game jitters out out of his and his his team's system, interim Lugoff-Elgin head football coach Dave Thomas can now get onto the business of going home.
West Florence has adopted the mantra of "No Huddle, No Mercy" for its offense. Tonight, Camden would like to change that to "On the Bench, On the Shelf."
On July 16-20, the SC-BALLERS journeyed to Florida to compete in nationals. Both teams came in third place. The 8th grade team finished with an 8-1 record while the 11th grade team finished with a 5-2 mark.
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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