It was a road which Camden had been down twice before this season and each time, the Bulldogs arrived at a dead end.
Seeing as how Dreher starts three players who check in at better than 6-feet tall, it puts the onus on the Lady Blue Devils' opponents to make the best of their looks at the basket. In all likelihood, the first shot may well be the only one each trip down the floor.
O'Brien Schofield will be the third Camden native to play in the Super Bowl when he takes to the field at MetLife Stadium Sunday evening as a member of the Seattle Seahawks.
There may not be something in the water --- then again, maybe there is --- on the banks of the West Wateree which turns young wrestlers into champions at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School.
It may not seem like baseball and softball season is right around the corner, but those snow-covered diamonds will soon be giving way to green grass and youngsters playing on them.
As he watched members of his team come off the mat with hard-fought, distance-going victories, Lugoff-Elgin Middle School wrestling coach Ted Monroe could not help but keep an eye and ear on the alert when it came to Carver Middle School's wrestlers.
John Clarke has spent a good portion of the past several months knocking on doors in and around Kershaw County. But he is not seeking votes nor is he running for public office.
Looks don't come much clearer than this.
Just when Camden thought it had a big fish on the end of its line, the Bulldogs left it get away.
When your name is Unique, it's hard to stay under the radar for long.
Having left the door open for Ridge View, which failed to close it, Lugoff-Elgin could not slam the door shut itself.
Kiss Moon, a 3-year-old filly developed at Wilhelmina and Fred McEwan's Fenwick Farm in Camden, opened 2014 the same way she closed out 2013. With a win.
When you have a team which is so young that they almost need to have signed parental permission slips in order to take a bus ride to an away game, you look for little victories in each game.
By design, a full-court press is intended to wear down your opponent through time.
Having that one "go to" player can sometimes be a double-edged sword.
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.
Just when Camden thought it let a golden opportunity slip through its hands, another presented itself. This time, Tyrone Kelly did not let it get out of his mitts.
Telling anyone who would listen that just because C.A. Johnson was a Columbia city school without a rich football history that the Hornets were not a "cupcake" opponent, North Central head coach Louis Clyburn has the naysayers believing him now.
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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