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.
How bad were things for Camden on Friday night?
While Camden Military Academy remained winless through five games following Friday night's 20-0 loss to host Carolina Pride in a game played at Weddington, N.C., the effort, said CMA head coach Will Rice, was his team's best of the season, thus far.
When we last left Camden and Crestwood, the two conference rivals were, basically, going through the motions in the Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree on Aug. 12.
It's hard to live in the Midlands region of the state and to not have heard something about the Lexington offense.
Five weeks without a win has hardly made life dull at North Central.
Having struggled to get any traction of offense, the Camden Military Academy coaching staff switched from the spread set to the I-formation backfield last Friday night against McBee.
What was a strong spring and summer season for horses who received their starts at Kip Elser's Kirkwood Stables in Camden has opened with a strong beginning to the fall.
Tickets for the Marion DuPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase are on sale and are moving well, according to officials with the event.
There are "must win" games and there are your "better win this one" contests.
Trailing host McBee, 32-6, at halftime, Camden Military Academy head coach Will Rice gave the go-ahead to scrap his team's spread offensive scheme in favor of the I-formation backfield.
It was not like North Central's defense did not know about Indian Land quarterback Rondreas Truesdale and his athletic talents.
It was like going from the state fair to the county fair.
FLORENCE -- Maybe it was an omen of what the rest of the evening held in store for Camden as its team buses were stuck in the middle of I-20 after an overturned van brought eastbound traffic to a halt near Darlington early Friday evening.
FORT MILL -- It was a bitter homecoming Friday night for Lugoff-Elgin interim head coach Dave Thomas as the visiting Demons were shut out by Fort Mill. The hosts jumped out front early and were never threatened on their way to a 41-0 victory.
Sometimes, you just can't win for losing.
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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