By nature, season openers usually have two teams going through an early "feeling out" process before things get into full swing. When you have a pair of longtime rivals who squared off against each other already in a pre-season scrimmage, however, it is full steam ahead.
Barbara "Babs" Lucas Cocks, aged 96 of Kennett Square, Penn., and former winter resident of Camden, died peacefully in the company of her family on Thursday, Nov. 26 at Linden Hall of the Kennett Friends Home after a full and vibrant life.
Friends and family gathered around their respective tables last Thursday feasting on turkey, all the side dishes and then, the pies and cakes associated with Thanksgiving. The holiday is one where diets are tossed out the window and calories are not counted for this one day.
COLUMBIA --- Walking past Mike Matulis, who was laying on a trainer's table receiving treatment for an injury sustained in South Carolina's 24-14 loss to Florida last Saturday, interim Gamecocks head coach Shawn Elliott laughed as he, good-naturedly, called out the senior offensive lineman's name while briefing anybody within hearing distance as to Matulis's minor ailment.
Receiving top 60 finishes from sophomores Garrett Lawson and K.P. Cassidy, the Camden boys' cross country team finished 16th in Saturday's South Carolina High School League AAA boys cross country championship.
After not being able to come to an agreement as to when to play last Friday night's scheduled games which were postponed due to the flooding in the Columbia area, the Region 4-AAA athletic directors and football coaches are expected to meet today, following the league's regularly scheduled athletic directors' meeting, to discuss plans for when last Friday's games may be played.