FLORENCE --- Remember those old Westerns where a card player would deftly sneak an ace into his hand in a poker game?
Needing a win over Blythewood to nail down a spot in this week's state class AAAA volleyball playoffs, Lugoff-Elgin swept the Bengals, 25-22, 25-16 and 25-16, to nail down third place in Region 4 behind champion Spring Valley and runner-up Dutch Fork.
Playing on a short week, against a West Florence squad which may or may not be at full-strength and in front of what usually has been a placid atmosphere for football, Lugoff-Elgin head coach Scott Jones is hoping all those factors turn into the perfect storm for his team on Thursday night at Florence Memorial Stadium.
The girls softball program at Lugoff-Elgin High School is one of several hundred school programs throughout the country which are seeking to earn a $50,000 grant or one of three schools which will earn a $20,000 grant as part of Clorox's Power A Bright Future contest.
Doing everything but appearing on the Dr. Phil Show for advice as to how to stop his team's problem with fumbles, Lugoff-Elgin head coach Scott Jones said that, maybe, the best solution is to not let this recent spate of turnovers go from his team's hands up to their head.
The Lugoff-Elgin girls tennis team carried the momentum from their 4-2 victory over McBee last Tuesday to nearly upsetting Spring Valley before coming out on the short end of a 4-3 decision.
After four miserable weeks, the streak is over. It was the first time the Demons tasted victory since a 27-13 win over Spring Valley. These turned out to be two completely different wins however as L-E played not only their opponent on the field but themselves, as well, fighting turnovers and a few mistakes, a theme which has plagued the hosts from the start of the season. This time, L-E (2-5) fought off the mistakes, ...
The Lugoff-Elgin High volleyball team fell to Region 4-4A-leading Spring Valley in a match played Thursday night in Columbia.
It has not been a pleasant month for the Lugoff-Elgin football team. But, at the same time, it has not been as harsh in practice as some might think.
With her squad in the middle of a battle for a berth in the 4A state playoffs, Lugoff-Elgin volleyball coach Susan Morris was hardly ready to overlook her team's final non-region tri-match of the season, especially this one.
Opening their second round of play in Region 4-4A just where they left off, the Lugoff-Elgin volleyball team ran their win streak to four matches in disposing of host Richland Northeast in three games in a match played Thursday night in Columbia.
"Losing is not fun." Those were the first words uttered by Scott Jones Friday night after his Lugoff-Elgin Demons lost to Lexington, 39-14, at Lugoff Elgin stadium. In the final non region contest of the season, the Demons (1-5) faced another tough test in the high- scoring Wildcats (4-2). "It's not any fun; it's not fun when you're losing," Jones said following his team's fourth straight setback. "I thought our guys ...
After her team disposed of Irmo last week, Lugoff-Elgin head volleyball coach Susan Morris said she could not wait for Tuesday's Region 4-4A contest at Blythewood.
Now is not the time for hysterics or pulling out the "win one for the Gipper" speech.
Former Lugoff-Elgin High principals and head football coaches, Willie Mickle and Creig Tyler, will be honored by the school at tonight's "Legends Night" ceremony to be held in conjunction with the Demons' home football game against Lexington at L-E Stadium.
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.
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