Grown men had tears in their eyes. Hugs were exchanged freely while friends, family and fans wrapped themselves around a Camden football team like, possibly, never before.
In the aftermath of last Friday's post-game fight with Dreher, while the two teams lined up to shake hands following Camden's 39-30 win over the visiting Blue Devils, Camden High School principal Dan Matthews announced a new post-game policy for players and fans beginning with tonight's home game with Richland Northeast.
It should have been a night in which the Camden High football locker room was hopping. Instead, the silence coming from the south corner of Zemp Stadium was deafening.
For several weeks, Camden was missing something. And, it perplexed the Bulldogs' coaching staff.
Four concussions. At least one shoulder injury and an ankle injury. A revolving door lineup.
HOPKINS --- Don't tell Kendrice Slater he was operating behind a patchwork offensive line. The Camden tailback is having none of that talk.
Look at the personnel, not their record.
Closing out its home season with a pair of second-place finishes in a meet held at Historic Camden on Wednesday, the Camden High cross country teams can now shift their sights toward the final regular season meet and then, the Region 4-AAA meet in Chapin on Oct. 22.
Racing on a course over which the Region 4-AAA cross country championships will be held Oct. 22, the Camden High cross country teams continued their string of strong finishes in a multi-team meet hosted by Chapin High School last Wednesday.
Sending out a first-time starter at quarterback behind a young and rebuilt offensive line is hardly the recipe for a big offensive night. And, it wasn't for Camden.
What a difference a week or, in this case, a game makes.
Camden High Volleyball will hold its Dig Pink event tonight with Cardinal Newman and Irmo coming to the Dog Pound for a 5 p.m. tri-match.
SUMTER --- You can use your own adjective to describe Camden's 24-0 loss to host Lakewood on Friday night at J. Frank Baker Stadium.
There is nothing like a taste of victory to wash away the sour strench left thanks to a pair of losses.
Decked out in new camouflaged-themed game jerseys in honor of Military Appreciation Night, Camden went old school in its 14-0 win over previously unbeaten Lancaster last Friday night at Zemp Stadium.
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