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.
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.
Twice this season, Camden has endured two-game skids only to win on the third time out.
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
When you are 0-6, it can be hard to feel confident when you are preparing for your next game.
By TOM DIDATO
Led by winning runs from Jordan Woody and Clark Joseph, Camden High scored a sweep in winning last Thursday's Kershaw County cross country championships.
Louis Clyburn had a good feeling as he led North Central back onto the field for the second half of Friday's game with in-county rival Camden Military Academy. Across the way, his opposite number and CMA head coach Will Rice, was hoping against hope that his Spartans could finish the job.
FLORENCE -- Another close encounter with the win column for Lugoff-Elgin, but it ends with the same result. Just like in last week's 21-14 loss to Nation Ford, this game ended with a tight, hard fought loss.
Trailing 22-16 in the first set of Tuesday's Region 4-AA show with visiting Andrew Jackson, North Central volleyball coach Andy Johnson took a look at the scoreboard and, as always, noticed that aside from the score the only numbers in the time section were those counting down the one minute allowed for a time out.
There's gold in the clay of the Bluegrass State.
On a day on which Paige Wilson was forced to miss practice, members of her Camden High volleyball team were being interviewed by a reporter from WLTX TV 19 in Columbia after an online poll conducted by the station rated the Lady Bulldogs as the top team in the Midlands heading into the upcoming season.
There was a time when a volleyball match with Lugoff-Elgin meant the opposing team's bench players would see plenty of action on the court.
One of the busiest people in Boonetown has to be the person charged with updating the volleyball region championship banner at North Central High School. Then again, the flag made of felt never collects a whole lot of dust.
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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