Through the season's first seven games, Camden has been the ultimate escape artist thanks to getting three of its five victories by three points or less.
Heading into Friday's homecoming game against visiting Pelion, North Central head coach Louis Clyburn said his Knights worked on cleaning up several areas which proved costly to his team in the previous week's loss to Keenan.
The streak is finally over.
Sure, the temperature dropped a few degrees earlier in the week. But for Will Rice, he was already talking about snow.
There are those games when you have two teams coming into a particular contest from opposite directions.
In the process of applying the brakes on a 10-game skid in conference games with last week's 34-33 win over A.C. Flora, Camden also found out a little something about itself.
Glancing through the six-game North Central offensive statistics, one sees the Knights have busted one play for more than 40 yards. That was a 63-yard William Jenkins carry. There is no other back with a long gain of more than 13 yards.
For a scant few moments, there was the opportunity for the Camden Military Academy to get back into Saturday's game with visiting Q Foundation.
COLUMBIA -- It's a mantra which football coaches preach on the practice field, in the locker room and, on the sidelines: "Don't take a play off."
LEXINGTON -- The unstoppable force against the immovable object.
If you call an entire team emptying the bench to celebrate a touchdown in the end zone and a group of school-aged youngsters working the chains and then, leaving their duties during the middle of the game then, yes, this was your typical Friday scene at Bolden Stadium in Columbia.
You would think this would be the week in which Jimmy Neal would turn himself into a street corner preacher and talk to his team about retribution and, an eye for an eye.
A word of caution to those attending tonight's North Central football game with Keenan at Bolden Stadium in Columbia: Watch out for flying footballs.
Just when it looked like the Camden Military Academy football team was beginning to put the pieces together, they, temporarily, had the rug pulled from under their feet.
Some people are born to run. Others get their calling to take to the streets in different ways.
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