As a former pitcher, Randy Stokes more than appreciates what he has seen and received from his throwers through the first seven games of the season.
Sometimes, you just tip your hat to an opponent and live to fight another day.
Playing in a pair of extra inning games, Lugoff-Elgin got more than it bargained for in last week's Carolina Ale House Classic baseball tournament.
New coach. New season. New attitude.
In Wednesday's edition of the Chronicle-Independent, the final score of the South Carolina High School League's 4A 220-pound state championship between Lugoff-Elgin senior wrestler Allen Jenerette and Nate Meagher of Lexington was incorrect.
Calling it a departmental, rather than an individual honor, Lugoff-Elgin High School's Scott Jones was recently named as the Region 4-4A Athletic Director of the Year.
Calendars can be very useful to coaches.
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.
Knowing that Westwood has had troubles both scoring and preventing runs, Lugoff-Elgin baseball coach Randy Stokes had one simple plan of attack heading into Tuesday's Region 4-4A game with the visiting Redhawks.
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