Not having had any success with the passing game in Saturday's season opener at Camden Military Academy, New Covenant Christian School turned to a physical running back and a penetrating sun to finally get past the hosts, 14-0.
When informed that his team's opponent, Whitmire, carries a 25-game losing skid into tonight's contest with his visiting Knights, North Central head football coach Louis Clyburn simply rolled his eyes and smirked.
August 31, 2012|
|North Central High/Middle
For the Camden Military Academy, Saturday marks what may well be the earliest season opener in the history of the program. For visiting New Covenant Christian School, this will be the first football game in the school's history.
Turning what was to have been a doubleheader of baseball into, basically, one single game, Kershaw County Post 17 cemented its second-place finish in League III by sweeping Wednesday's pair of games with visiting Manning-Santee.
On the night before his team was to leave to play in the first round of last weekend's Palmetto Invitational tournament along the Grand Strand, Kershaw County American Legion head coach Will Dorton expressed reservations about playing four games in less than 48 hours so close to the end of the League III season and with the state playoffs on the horizon.