Staying in their locker room for all but a few seconds before the start of the second half, the Camden girls returned to the Michael G. Culp Court playing surface without time to warm-up for the second 16 minutes of Wednesday's season opener with visiting Lakewood.
In Tuesday's edition of the Chronicle-Independent, in the sports schedule for the week, it was incorrectly reported that Camden would host Lakewood in a basketball doubleheader on Tuesday night, Dec. 1.
Having held up their end of the bargain, Camden players were all smiles following quarterback Devin Beckley's three-yard touchdown carry with 84 seconds left to seal Friday's 45-32 win over visiting Lower Richland.
Well-wishers came by to shake Jimmy Neal's hand to congratulate him on how hard his Camden High football team played following Friday's 42-35 loss to still-unbeaten and fifth-ranked Chapin in Friday's game at Zemp Stadium.
Chalk it up to a case of post-season jitters, but the Camden High volleyball team rebounded from a 25-12 loss to visiting Blue Ridge in the first set of Thursday's AAA Upper State playoff opener to win the next three sets.
With a pair of fifth-place finishes in Saturday's AAA Mid-State Qualifiers, both the Camden High boys' and girls' cross country teams will compete in Saturday's AAA state championship meets to be held at Clemson University's Sandhills Research Park course in Columbia.
Last Friday night, Camden was caught off guard by a Richland Northeast passing attack which woke up from its doldrums of averaging 58 yards in the air per game to throw for 215 in topping the Bulldogs, 39-28.