Fresh off her having signed a National Letter-of-Intent to play golf at Auburn University, Kelli Murphy added another tournament title to her long list of accolades last weekend.
Kelli Murphy has done about all that a high school golfer can do over a career which has one chapter left to be written in it.
It may have seemed like a nightmare, at times, this season, but there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel for the Lugoff-Elgin football program.
Irmo has locked down second place in Region 4-4A and has little else to play for tonight, other than trying to stay upright and healthy for next week's playoff opener.
So close but yet so far away.
Lugoff-Elgin, the Region 4-4A champion, was extended to four sets before defeating Easley in first round action of the 4A Upper State volleyball tournament.
With all that has been written and/or said about Spring Valley and its prolific offense this season, you might have thought that Lugoff-Elgin head football coach Scott Jones would have a pile of "Please excuse from practice" letters on his desk.
BLYTHEWOOD -- Lugoff-Elgin had no answer on defense for a potent Blythewood offensive attack.
One game removed from having ended its 23-game losing skid, the latest obstacle thrown in Lugoff-Elgin's path is taking on the strongest teams in Region 4-4A in the final trio of regular season games.
BLYTHEWOOD -- It was a little déjà vu for Lugoff-Elgin on Friday night. But not the good kind.
It was as if the rain cloud which had followed the Lugoff-Elgin football program for more than two years gave way to sunny days and a brighter disposition.
One night after having all but sewn up the Region 4-4A championship, the Lugoff-Elgin volleyball team swept it season series with Camden by downing the host Lady Bulldogs in four games on Wednesday night in a match played inside the Dog Pound.
The streak is finally over.
Playing minus first singles player Trevor Black, who had been playing some of his best tennis, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team suffered a 6-0 loss to visiting Dutch Fork in a Region 4-4A match played last Thursday.
Randy Stokes looked at his team playing four games in as many days this week combined with four games scheduled for next week and knew one thing: he needed to stretch out his pitching staff without overburdening his team's young arms.
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