An ultra-successful summer is turning into a special fall for Kelli Murphy.
Ridge View put a damper on homecoming at Lugoff-Elgin as the Blazers defeated the Demons, 40-28, behind big plays on offense and special teams.
New student orientation, at most schools, is held either in the final few day(s) leading up to the new school year or, on the first day of classes.
COLUMBIA -- Richland Northeast came up with some big plays early and held on to defeat Lugoff-Elgin in Friday's Region 4-AAA opener at Harry Parone Stadium, 21-14.
Now that conference play is here, Lugoff-Elgin head coach Scott Jones has used the week heading into tonight's Region 4-4A opener at Richland Northeast to give his entire team a facelift.
Lugoff-Elgin may not have a win, but the Demons do have plenty of heart.
LEXINGTON --- The Lugoff-Elgin defense played one of its better games of the season, although the score certainly did not show it.
In a game filled with uncertainty, the only sure thing surrounding the Camden vs. Lugoff-Elgin football rivalry is that the following week might be the best time for an opponent to catch one of the two rivals.
As a coach, you want your team to be consistent, if nothing else.
Senior Kyle Miller led a strong pack of Lugoff-Elgin cross-country runners in a sweep of Richland Northeast, Camden and Brookland-Cayce in a Wednesday meet hosted by RNE.
Instead of chasing and kicking an inflated ball on a precisely measured field, Kelli Murphy decided she was better suited to smacking around a smaller ball, made out of pressurized cores coated with a urethane compound covered in dimples.
FLORENCE -- A tale of two halves.
Cardinal Newman was in the wrong place at then wrong time.
Losing like this is a hard pill to swallow.
Spring Valley swept host Lugoff-Elgin in the season and Region 4-AAA opening cross country meet of the season held last Wednesday.
Now, this is a way to celebrate a region championship.
Earlier this year, there were questions as to whether Lugoff-Elgin would have enough players to field a boys' tennis team.
Gunner Smith's assault on Region 4-4A pitchers continued on Tuesday as the Lugoff-Elgin senior's two-run blast in the top of the 11th provided all the scoring in the Demons' 2-0 win over host Ridge View.
Life can sometimes throw a curveball at you, even if you are a one-time baseball player-turned-distance runner.
The ABLE Club of SC will host the Run to the Press Box 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 2 at Lugoff-Elgin High School.
Facing Blythewood for the second time in four days, Lugoff-Elgin head softball coach James Marlow knew the importance of picking up a win at Blythewood on Friday. A victory over the Bengals would mean the Lady Demons would need just one win in their final two region games to claim the Region 4-4A championship outright.
No baseball coach ever tells his pitcher that he needs to be close to perfect in their final pre-game talk in order for their team to have a chance at coming away with a victory.
It has been a productive start to the off-season for West Wateree junior wrestlers who have returned home from state meets with plenty of medals and championship titles.
Now that they are back at full strength, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team is eyeing another trip to the 4A state playoffs.
Entering Monday's Region 4-4A softball showdown with visiting Blythewood, Lugoff-Elgin knew it had to put last Friday's win over Spring Valley behind them and be ready to play with the defending Region 4 champions in town.
Celebrating the return of first singles player Trevor Black to the fold from an injury, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team breezed to a 6-0 victory over visiting Ridge View in a Region 4-4A match played last week.
Although this was only Lugoff-Elgin's fifth game in Region 4-4A softball play, head coach James Marlow knew the importance of the Friday's home game against Spring Valley.
Needing something to do to relieve the boredom and kill time during what was a lightning-induced delay of more than 90 minutes, members of the Lugoff-Elgin and Spring Valley baseball teams joined together for an impromptu dance off beneath the press box at Optimist Field Friday night.
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