Even though his team did not lose a set in its 7-0 win over host Manning on Tuesday, Camden High tennis coach Roger Smoak could see that the Bulldogs were still rusty from last week's spring break.
Sumter scored three goals in the first 10 minutes of play and then, went on to a 4-1 win over Camden in a non-region boys' soccer match played last Thursday.
After having reached a program-best number seven ranking in the AAA state girls soccer poll, Camden split a pair of matches last week with a 5-0 loss to 12th ranked Chapin lastTuesday before edging Sumter, 10-0, two nights later.
Wilson right-hander Trevor Edgerton broke three Camden bats.
In spite of his team's being shut out by fourth-ranked Chapin, 9-0, last Friday night and then by A.C. Flora, 6-0, Tuesday, Camden baseball coach Denny Beckley is hardly singing the blues.
Camden High tennis coach Roger Smoak is a proponent of the saying that once you fall off a horse, get back on it as quickly as possible.
There were two things which Camden baseball coach was looking to get out of Thursday's non-region game at Fairfield Central. First, he wanted to come out of Winnsboro with the victory. Next, he wanted to give several of his pitchers some much-needed time on the mound.
It is going to take a strong, if not an experienced, team to stop Chapin from winning a fourth consecutive state class AAA tennis championship come May.
Westwood threw a scare into Camden before throwing a pitcher whose repertoire did not consist of a constant diet of off-speed offerings.
As a tie match drew to a close in regulation play, all signs pointed to this one going to penalty kicks.
After having to score seven times in the seventh inning to come away with a win over eighth-ranked Dreher last Friday, the Camden softball team made things a lot easier on themselves and head coach Lynn Looney on Tuesday.
A five-minute first half flurry, in which they scored three goals, was all the Camden High boys' soccer team needed in a 3-0 win over visiting Westwood on Tuesday.
Dreher pumped in four first half goals and that was more than enough as the visiting Blue Devils blanked Camden, 4-0, in a Region 4-AAA boys' soccer match played Friday night at Zemp Stadium.
Denny Beckley is hoping that his Camden High baseball team can find the grit and determination which it displayed in winning all three games in a pre-season tournament.
This is not the team which Camden head coach Jimmy Neal thought he would see when he agreed to play Lancaster last winter.
With the rain --- which caused a one-hour delay --- followed by the heat and humidity, Saturday was hardly the optimal conditions for a cross country race.
On a day on which Paige Wilson was forced to miss practice, members of her Camden High volleyball team were being interviewed by a reporter from WLTX TV 19 in Columbia after an online poll conducted by the station rated the Lady Bulldogs as the top team in the Midlands heading into the upcoming season.
Long snappers are a lot like plumbers. You never realize how much you need one until there is an inch of standing water in your kitchen.
The Camden High School Bulldog Club membership drive is in full swing for the 2014-2015 school year. The organization, founded in 1952, provides financial assistance to all athletic programs at the school through the membership drive and various fundraising activities.
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