Seeing is not believing. Just ask Sumter or several other Lugoff-Elgin opponents from the recently completed regular season.
SUMTER – "It's not how you start, it's how you finish"
How bleak were things for the Lugoff-Elgin football team just two weeks ago when the Demons sported a 2-6 overall and a 1-1 mark in Region 6-4A play following a one-sided loss to Conway?
Forget knocking at the door, Lugoff-Elgin is ready to let itself into the state 4A playoffs … as a possible conference champion.
FLORENCE --- Remember those old Westerns where a card player would deftly sneak an ace into his hand in a poker game?
Needing a win over Blythewood to nail down a spot in this week's state class AAAA volleyball playoffs, Lugoff-Elgin swept the Bengals, 25-22, 25-16 and 25-16, to nail down third place in Region 4 behind champion Spring Valley and runner-up Dutch Fork.
Playing on a short week, against a West Florence squad which may or may not be at full-strength and in front of what usually has been a placid atmosphere for football, Lugoff-Elgin head coach Scott Jones is hoping all those factors turn into the perfect storm for his team on Thursday night at Florence Memorial Stadium.
The girls softball program at Lugoff-Elgin High School is one of several hundred school programs throughout the country which are seeking to earn a $50,000 grant or one of three schools which will earn a $20,000 grant as part of Clorox's Power A Bright Future contest.
Doing everything but appearing on the Dr. Phil Show for advice as to how to stop his team's problem with fumbles, Lugoff-Elgin head coach Scott Jones said that, maybe, the best solution is to not let this recent spate of turnovers go from his team's hands up to their head.
The Lugoff-Elgin girls tennis team carried the momentum from their 4-2 victory over McBee last Tuesday to nearly upsetting Spring Valley before coming out on the short end of a 4-3 decision.
After four miserable weeks, the streak is over.
The Lugoff-Elgin High volleyball team fell to Region 4-4A-leading Spring Valley in a match played Thursday night in Columbia.
It has not been a pleasant month for the Lugoff-Elgin football team. But, at the same time, it has not been as harsh in practice as some might think.
With her squad in the middle of a battle for a berth in the 4A state playoffs, Lugoff-Elgin volleyball coach Susan Morris was hardly ready to overlook her team's final non-region tri-match of the season, especially this one.
Opening their second round of play in Region 4-4A just where they left off, the Lugoff-Elgin volleyball team ran their win streak to four matches in disposing of host Richland Northeast in three games in a match played Thursday night in Columbia.
Randy Stokes was fine with the 11 hits which his Lugoff-Elgin baseball team piled up in Saturday's 4-2 loss to Mid-Carolina at River Bluff High School.
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