First came the shriek; a sound which Von Duncan has heard way too many times this season.
There had to be a little bit of a back to the future type feel for the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team on Monday night.
It was the late great Al McGuire who once said that "the best thing about freshmen is that they become sophomores."
Lugoff-Elgin capped an eventful week of wrestling by taking third place in last weekend's six-team Gator Invitational held at River Bluff High School.
Days like this never get old for Mike Robinson.
After having finished third in their own Mid-Carolina Credit Union Holiday Classic last weekend, the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team returned to dual match action and posted a pair of victories over Chester and Northwestern in a Tuesday night tri-match in Chester.
After scoring 88 points in last Friday's win over Camden, the Lugoff-Elgin boys' basketball team came out on the short end of a 73-51 decision against host Brookland-Cayce in a Wednesday night non-region contest played in Cayce.
Heading into Saturday's inaugural Battle for the Belt wrestling tournament, Lugoff-Elgin Middle School head coach Ted Monroe's mission for his team was two-fold. First, they wanted to win the 16-team event and the other objective was to avenge a loss to Sullivan Middle School, which snapped the Leopards' 60-match win streak two weeks earlier.
Demons get sweep of Knights: Lugoff-Elgin bounced back from last Thursday's loss to Andrew Jackson by knocking off host North Central, 69-59, in Tuesday's boys' basketball action at The Castle in Boonetown.
With their 60-match win streak having been brought to an end with a loss to Sullivan Middle School last weekend, the Lugoff-Elgin Middle School wrestling team is starting a new string of victories.
Facing an Andrew Jackson team which played for last season's AA state championship, the Lugoff-Elgin girls learned a couple hard lessons in Thursday's 59-33 setback.
In between the incessant shrills of officials' whistles and an endless procession to the foul line, Andrew Jackson and Lugoff-Elgin tried to play a basketball game Thursday night.
Noah North won all three of his matches in helping Lugoff-Elgin to pair of wins in Tuesday's quad wrestling match hosted by Rock Hill.
Can someone say 60?
The Lugoff-Elgin High School wrestling team won three of their eight matches to finish sixth in the Gamecock Duals, contested last Friday and Saturday at Sumter High School.
On Dec. 15, 1994, Matt Campbell was one of what became known as the "Original 10."
Fittingly, Jessica Mullins was on her way to a regular, every two months, doctor's visit with her four-month old son when she returned a call.
The Lugoff-Elgin High School boys' soccer will host its annual alumni soccer game on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at Lugoff-Elgin Stadium.
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