Improving its playoff stock, the Camden High girls' tennis team knocked off Westwood, 5-1, in a Region 4-AAA match played in Blythewood on Tuesday night.
Waiting more than two hours due to a scheduling snafu and then, having to deal with a rowdy River Bluff student section which lined the court, Camden overcame that set of circumstances to leave Lexington County with a 3-2 win last Tuesday in a Region 4-AAA volleyball match.
Camden punched its ticket into the AAA state girls' tennis tournament with a 4-2 victory over Dreher in a conference match played last Thursday at the CHS courts.
Through the season's first seven games, Camden has been the ultimate escape artist thanks to getting three of its five victories by three points or less.
In the process of applying the brakes on a 10-game skid in conference games with last week's 34-33 win over A.C. Flora, Camden also found out a little something about itself.
The Camden High School athletic department is offering young girls a chance to get an up-close view of the Lady Bulldogs' volleyball team.
Receiving the type of consistent effort she was looking for, Camden High volleyball head coach Paige Wilson received just that from her team in a pair of wins last week.
On an afternoon when their two seniors were given the day off, the Camden High tennis team had more than enough talent on hand to upend Lower Richland, 5-1, last Wednesday in a Region 4-AAA match played in Columbia.
COLUMBIA -- It's a mantra which football coaches preach on the practice field, in the locker room and, on the sidelines: "Don't take a play off."
You would think this would be the week in which Jimmy Neal would turn himself into a street corner preacher and talk to his team about retribution and, an eye for an eye.
Even though the calendar has turned to October, signifying the second half of the high school volleyball season, Camden head coach Paige Wilson is still making changes to her starting rotation.
The Camden High School volleyball program will host its annual "Dig Pink" Match on Wednesday, Oct. 9 when Cardinal Newman and Irmo come into the Dog Pound for a non-conference tri-match.
All members of the Camden High School Bulldog Club are invited to attend a special meeting on Monday, Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. in the school library.
SUMTER --- So much for that post-rivalry letdown.
It may not be on the same scale as an overzealous reveler on New Year's Day, but Camden, too, could be feeling the effects of a hangover.
Chapin scored twice in each half while visiting Camden had a goal overturned and missed scoring another by inches in the first half. The result was a 4-1 Eagle victory in a Region 4-AAA boys' soccer match played Friday night in Chapin.
After opening the Region 4-AAA season with four straight wins, the Camden High softball team was upended by defending conference champion Chapin, 10-0, last Friday night.
Camden outscored both Great Falls and McBee to win their third girls' track meet of the season in a meet held at the Camden High Athletic Complex last Thursday.
It may have made for a messy scorebook but Camden Highbaseball coach Denny Beckley came out clean when asked his plan of attack in Monday's game with Ridge View in the Kershaw-Richland Wooden Bat Tournament.
Less than enthralled with Tyler Jordan's first at-bat in Tuesday night's game with visiting Richland Northeast, Camden head baseball coach Denny Beckley had no complaints following his second baseman's second trip to the plate. And after the third, the Bulldog boss was ecstatic.
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