Fortunately or, unfortunately, Camden High tennis coach Roger Smoak knows how things work in regard to the tennis program at Chapin.
In a match which was played in the rain, wind and sun while, all the while, being cold, the Lugoff-Elgin golf team avenged its lone loss of the season by defeating Sumter, 154-165, at Camden Country Club on Tuesday afternoon.
Bouncing back from a tough one-run loss to Region 4-4A foe Blythewood on Friday, the Lugoff-Elgin softball team took some of their frustrations out on White Knoll on Monday.
Having an ace up their sleeve, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team was able to lay that card on the table in a 4-2 loss to host Lancaster in a non-conference boys' tennis match played on Monday afternoon.
Sweeping up in singles, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team improved to 3-1 on the season and 1-1 in Region 4-4A competition with a 6-1 victory over visiting Blythewood on Thursday afternoon.
Blythewood rallies to beat Lady Demons: Blythewood pushed across a run in the top of the seventh to get past host Lugoff-Elgin, 2-1, in a Region 4-4A softball showdown played Friday night at Lady Demon Field.
Streaks are made to be broken and, two went by the wayside Friday night at Optimist Field.
Having won at both first and second singles, all Edward Rickwood and the Lugoff-Elgin boys' tennis team wanted in Tuesday's match at Spring Valley was for the contest to go to first doubles.
Scoring three goals in the first 10 minutes of Tuesday's match with visiting Lugoff-Elgin, Spring Valley drew away to a 4-0 win over the Demons.
Getting a combined no-hitter from sophomore Brock Robinson and eighth-grader Bradwin Salmond, Lugoff-Elgin breezed to a 12-0 win over an outmanned Crestwood squad in a Wednesday night game played at Optimist Field.
While it may have required their putting in some overtime, you will not hear the Lugoff-Elgin softball team complaining.
Over the years, Spring Valley has been a thorn in the side of the Lugoff-Elgin baseball team.
Scoring two goals in the opening 30 minutes of play, visiting left Lugoff-Elgin Stadium with a 3-1 win over the host Demons in a Friday night, non-conference boys' soccer match.
Rest assured that members of the Lugoff-Elgin girls soccer team slept soundly over the weekend.
Rolling to four wins in singles and sweeping both doubles matches, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 6-1 non-conference victory over Manning on Thursday on the L-E courts.
Dutch Fork wrapped up the Region 4-4A baseball title with a 3-1 win over Lugoff-Elgin on Friday night at Optimist Field.
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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