Going down with a fight to one of the state's traditional 4A volleyball powers, Lugoff-Elgin saw its season come to a close with a 3-0 loss to homestanding Dorman in Thursday's second round 4A Upper State playoff match in Spartanburg.
When you have played nine games and have nothing to show for your hard work and effort on Friday nights, it is not easy to return to the practice field the following Monday.
The destiny of a football team sometimes has an interesting way of revealing itself.
Like sands through the hour glass so are Lugoff-Elgin's chances of earning a post-season playoff berth, not to mention picking up that elusive first win of the season.
An ultra-successful summer is turning into a special fall for Kelli Murphy.
Ridge View put a damper on homecoming at Lugoff-Elgin as the Blazers defeated the Demons, 40-28, behind big plays on offense and special teams.
New student orientation, at most schools, is held either in the final few day(s) leading up to the new school year or, on the first day of classes.
COLUMBIA -- Richland Northeast came up with some big plays early and held on to defeat Lugoff-Elgin in Friday's Region 4-AAA opener at Harry Parone Stadium, 21-14.
Now that conference play is here, Lugoff-Elgin head coach Scott Jones has used the week heading into tonight's Region 4-4A opener at Richland Northeast to give his entire team a facelift.
Lugoff-Elgin may not have a win, but the Demons do have plenty of heart.
LEXINGTON --- The Lugoff-Elgin defense played one of its better games of the season, although the score certainly did not show it.
In a game filled with uncertainty, the only sure thing surrounding the Camden vs. Lugoff-Elgin football rivalry is that the following week might be the best time for an opponent to catch one of the two rivals.
As a coach, you want your team to be consistent, if nothing else.
Senior Kyle Miller led a strong pack of Lugoff-Elgin cross-country runners in a sweep of Richland Northeast, Camden and Brookland-Cayce in a Wednesday meet hosted by RNE.
Instead of chasing and kicking an inflated ball on a precisely measured field, Kelli Murphy decided she was better suited to smacking around a smaller ball, made out of pressurized cores coated with a urethane compound covered in dimples.
There is no telling how good Lugoff-Elgin's tennis record would have been had it been able to get several of its matches to go into first doubles for the victory.
If there was a recurring theme for Lugoff-Elgin in the Kershaw-Richland Wooden Bat Classic, it was the Demons' having their share of chances to pull out wins in three of their games, only to have nothing to show for those efforts in the win column.
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