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.
"Losing is not fun."
After her team disposed of Irmo last week, Lugoff-Elgin head volleyball coach Susan Morris said she could not wait for Tuesday's Region 4-4A contest at Blythewood.
Now is not the time for hysterics or pulling out the "win one for the Gipper" speech.
Former Lugoff-Elgin High principals and head football coaches, Willie Mickle and Creig Tyler, will be honored by the school at tonight's "Legends Night" ceremony to be held in conjunction with the Demons' home football game against Lexington at L-E Stadium.
Undefeated Irmo (7-0) made quick work of the Lugoff-Elgin girls tennis team with a 6-0 win in a Region 4-AAA match play Thursday evening.
There are certain victories which, at the end of the regular season, prove to be even more important than they seemed to be at the time they were played.
Before they left following Wednesday morning's off-season contioning session, members of the Lugoff-Elgin football team took a knee and listened to their head coach who was in his third full day on the job.
The leadership of the Lugoff-Elgin High School football and athletic departments stayed within the Demon family for the 2014-15 school year as Dave Thomas was named the school's interim head football coach and Craig Marlow as interim activities director Monday.
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