Following a Thursday afternoon meeting of the athletic directors from the six Region 4-AAA schools, it was decided that all three conference football games scheduled for Friday night would be postponed for the time being. Another meeting may have to be conducted in order to reschedule the three contests which included Lower Richland at Camden.
Tuesday: Dreher at Camden (TEN – 5 p.m.); Ridge View at Lugoff-Elgin (TEN – 5:30 p.m.); Dreher at Camden (VB – 6:30 p.m.); North Central at Indian Land (VB – 6:30 p.m.); Ridge View at Lugoff-Elgin (VB – 7 p.m.)
Due to the anticipated stretch of inclement weather on Friday and into the weekend, both the Lugoff-Elgin at Lexington and Chesterfield at North Central football games originally scheduled for Friday night have been moved up to Thursday.
Camden's Maggie Speaks was named the most valuable player in helping the North Carolina State volleyball team to the tournament title in last weekend's Double Tree Cary Classic Championship in Raleigh.
Tuesday: Lugoff-Elgin at Camden (G – 4 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at the Cannon School (XC – 4 p.m.); Camden at Richland Northeast (TEN – 5 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Blythewood (TEN – 5:30 p.m.); North Central at McBee (XC – 5:30 p.m.); Camden at Richland Northeast (VB – 6:30 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Blythewood (VB – 7 p.m.)
Led by a fourth-place finish from sophomore Garrett Lawson, the Camden High School boys' cross country team won their third meet in as many starts this season by running to victory against a seven-team field on Tuesday in a meet hosted by Lancaster High School.
It is a sport which is deeply ingrained in the fiber of Camden and South Carolina, for that matter. But the art of trial hunting with bird dogs is one which is losing some of its foothold in the Palmetto State.
Having been Camden's junior varsity volleyball coach the previous four seasons, Katie Ham left no doubt as to where her loyalties resided as she met with her Lugoff-Elgin varsity squad before Thursday's match at Camden.
If you are old enough to remember playing backyard baseball games and using the "invisible man" to run the bases when you did not have enough players, then you probably know what Jimmy Neal has gone through this week.
In a story on former Camden High football standout and current University of South Carolina football player Cedrick Malone in the Wednesday, Aug. 5 edition of the Chronicle-Independent, the names of his mother and grandmother were inadvertently mixed up.