What a difference a week makes.
With second place finishes from its boys and girls teams, Camden High led the way in what could be considered Kershaw County's official/unofficial cross country championship.
Matt Campbell has seen A.C. Flora in person at last month's Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree. He has watched tapes of the Falcons' first two games. The Lugoff-Elgin head coach knows that Flora is 0-2 on the season.
It seemed like a good idea at the time.
There is nothing like a week off to help erase the bad memories associated with a loss.
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.
Fortunately or unfortunately, depending on your perspective, the scoreboard at Zemp Stadium was fixed just moments before the start of Thursday night's game between Camden and visiting Hartsville.
GRANITEVILLE -- Even in a shootout, sometimes a little defense can be the deciding factor in a football game.
(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.)
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.
In sports, ups and downs are part of the game. From the momentum shifting to getting the ball to bounce your way, it's all part of the whole package.
As a kid growing up in Camden, Louis Clyburn knew where he, his friends and neighbors would be on Friday nights in the fall.
Emotion can be a blessing or, a curse. How one deals with the aftermath of a highly charged situation can go a long way toward determining the course which a season may take.
If there is one thing which Camden head coach Ron McKie has learned about his team it is that no lead, regardless of how large ...
For several years now, the Camden High School football team has had the mantra, "One town. One team. One goal."
It was the call which every family with a member of the military fears. For newly minted Camden High head football coach Brian Rimpf, the ...
CHAPIN --- Long after the mat had been rolled up and the Chapin celebration had subsided, members of the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team emerged from their locker ...
Suddenly, Kershaw County has become a chapter of the NFL's Retired Players Association.
The search is over for the dual posts of head football coach/athletic director at Camden and North Central high schools.
The vacant head football coach/athletic director positions at Camden and North Central high schools could be filled as early as tonight at this evening ...
When you are the new kid picking a fight with the neighborhood bully, you had better be packing a wallop or else, you suffer the ...
Surprises and signing day go hand-in-hand. For one reason or another, a high school senior who has been committed to one school can be flipped ...
Picking up his children from school is not the most glamorous or exciting way to celebrate winning a national championship. For Thomas Austin, though, it ...
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