Who says 13 is an unlucky number?
Sometimes, the best fiery, pre-game pep talks are the ones you save for when they are really needed.
DARLINGTON – Now, the math gets so easy, even a caveman can do it.
Coming back home is supposed to feel better than this.
It must be the blue and gold of Lewisville's uniform which seems to bring out the worst in North Central.
Twice this season, Camden has endured two-game skids only to win on the third time out.
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
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.
Jamborees are hardly the occasion to show a conference opponent your playing hand. But after watching Buford grind its way to 50 yards in an 11-snap opening drive, North Central head coach Louis Clyburn had no other choice than to switch into game mode.
Jimmy Neal has been around Camden High football long enough to know what is thought to be a harbinger of bad things for the upcoming regular season is winning your portion of the Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree.
Since last Tuesday's scheduled scrimmage with Hartsville and Lower Richland was cancelled by that day's storm, Lugoff-Elgin entered Friday's 39th annual Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree with one scrimmage under its belt.
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.
Mother Nature must be a football fan. How else can you explain the dip in temperatures which occurred just in time for the start of pre-season football practice in Kershaw County last Friday.
Before they left following Wednesday morning's off-season contioning session, members of the Lugoff-Elgin football team took a knee and listened to their head coach who was in his third full day on the job.
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