With his team having had less than two weeks of preparation for Saturday's season-opener against Dixie, Camden Military Academy head coach Will Rice knew his squad would battle fatigue as the afternoon went along. How his players reacted when that adversity struckwas what the Spartan boss wanted to see.
(Editor's Note: Due to the threat of rain and wind associated from Tropical Storm 9, Camden's home football game with Hartsville has been moved to Thursday. Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m. at Zemp Stadium.)
(Editor's note: Due to the threat of rain and wind associated from Tropical Storm 9, Lugoff-Elgin's football game at Midland Valley has been moved to Thursday. Kickoff will be at 6 p.m. in Graniteville.)
August 31, 2016|
The Fields Stable's Portrade led every step of the $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup (Gr. 1) last Thursday and held off a late challenge by Andi'amu in Saratoga Race Course's stretch to win by a length. Bruton Street-US's Scorpiancer finished third, 1 1/2 lengths farther back.
As his team gathered in the end zone for their pre-game entrance, North Central head football coach Louis Clyburn said, to no one in particular, that the first series of Friday's game with visiting Camden would go a long way toward telling what kind of night it would be the hosts.