With no playoff spot on the line and with this being the final game of her team's season, Lugoff-Elgin girls' basketball coach Von Duncan had one piece of advice before her team took to the court to meet visiting Irmo on Friday.
For the better part of one half, you would have been hard-pressed to find anyone in the Lugoff-Elgin gym who would have told you that visiting Irmo was playing like the nation's 23rd ranked boys basketball team.
This is hardly the time for a hiccup and the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team may have avoided one on a night in which they were not at full strength.
West End, N.C. --- Kelli Murphy, a junior at Lugoff-Elgin High School, was named the 2012 Richard S. Tufts Junior Girls Player of the Year by the Carolinas Golf Association.
Had it been a game of craps, Lugoff-Elgin would have rolled snake eyes.
There would have been much easier circumstances for Lugoff-Elgin assistant boys' basketball coach Garrett Knight to have made his head coaching debut than the one he found himself in on Tuesday.
Lugoff-Elgin finished second in last weekend's Stallion Border Wars Duals hosted by South Pointe High School in Rock Hill.
Maybe, they should just rename it the Leopard Duals.
When you are a club program which depends on sponsors and, sometimes, money out of your own pocket in order to survive, every dollar and/or small bit of spare change can mean that you live to see another practice or competition.
Playing the role of the Grinch, the Lugoff-Elgin Middle School wrestling team won their own Leopard Duals on Saturday by holding off an improved Camden Middle School team in the finals, 56-24.
For the third time in as many years, the Lugoff-Elgin boys' soccer squad made their way onto a South Carolina Olympic Development Team roster.
Derek Belton smiled and shrugged his shoulders as soon as the question was put to him about his team's final trip down the floor in Tuesday's 67-64 loss to visiting Andrew Jackson.
Who needs a grease board when the spoken word will do.
Allen Jenerette, Jarelle Hannah and Chris Jackson, all with championship performances, led the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team to a sixth place finish in the Beef O'Brady's Championship held at Fort Mill High School last Friday and Saturday.
It was a big, not to mention, winning, week for the Lugoff-Elgin Middle School wrestling team with another important week on the docket over the next four days.
After having finished third in their own Mid-Carolina Credit Union Holiday Classic last weekend, the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team returned to dual match action and posted a pair of victories over Chester and Northwestern in a Tuesday night tri-match in Chester.
After scoring 88 points in last Friday's win over Camden, the Lugoff-Elgin boys' basketball team came out on the short end of a 73-51 decision against host Brookland-Cayce in a Wednesday night non-region contest played in Cayce.
Heading into Saturday's inaugural Battle for the Belt wrestling tournament, Lugoff-Elgin Middle School head coach Ted Monroe's mission for his team was two-fold. First, they wanted to win the 16-team event and the other objective was to avenge a loss to Sullivan Middle School, which snapped the Leopards' 60-match win streak two weeks earlier.
The ABLE Club of S.C., the official athletic booster club of Lugoff-Elgin High School, is kicking off its membership campaign for the 2014-15 athletic seasons at the school.
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