For at least this night, the bitterness of a Camden versus Lugoff-Elgin contest took a back seat to the big picture.
Camden saw its two-game win streak come to an end in a 49-43 loss to host Chapin on Friday night.
Monday: North Central, Lower Richland at Camden Military Academy (WR – 5 p.m.)
Ridge View forced 22 turnovers in rolling to a 63-42 victory over visiting Lugoff-Elgin in a Region 4-4A boys' basketball game played on Tuesday in Columbia.
In the days leading up to last year's Carolina Invitational wrestling tournament, Lugoff-Elgin Middle School head coach Ted Monroe downplayed his team's chances at winning the statewide event.
It's getting harder and harder to pick and choose your sports heroes these days. Over the past week or so, we have seen a National Baseball Hall of Fame ceremony whose acceptance speeches from former players not voted into the halls of Cooperstown could have been carried out by the late Marcel Marceu. On the more-talkative end of the spectrum, tomorrow, for those of you having the O Network on your cable package, you will ...
Three nights after suffering a tough road loss at Lower Richland, the Camden boys' basketball team rebounded with its best effort of the season.
After having survived a slow start, the Camden boys' basketball team came up just short at the end in their upset bid in a 49-043 loss to Lower Richland on Tuesday night in a game played inside the Diamond Mine in Hopkins.
Monday: Lancaster, Orangeburg Prep at Camden Military Academy (WR – 5 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin, Dreher at Sumter (WR – 6 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at Evelyn Mack Academy (BB – 6:30 p.m.)
As far as first nights go, this was not one which opened to rave review for Kershaw County basketball squads.
It has been one whale of a start to 2013 for several former Camden Bulldog football players. And, the fun may not be over, yet.
After winning their first two games in the Farm Bureau Classic over Berea (in overtime) and host Chesterfield, the Lugoff-Elgin boys' basketball team came up agonizingly short in their quest to return home with the tourney title.
Allen Jenerette had a fairly easy trip in winning the 220-pound weight division in helping Lugoff-Elgin to a fourth-place finish in last weekend's USMC Seahawk Slam held at Hilton Head High School.
On a night in which Lugoff-Elgin was without its leading scorer for the entire night, North Central head coach Mitch Lowder wondered where his team, which played so well in the first half, went for the final two quarters.
This is one Christmas present which the Lugoff-Elgin basketball team will not have to return.
Former Lugoff-Elgin and Winthrop University baseball standout Eddie Tisdale has been named as the District 4A-13 baseball coach of the year this week by Broward (Fla.) High School Baseball.
It was as gentle a demotion --- if there is such a thing --- as anyone could expect to receive when they were presented with the bad news.
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