If only the rest of the game had gone the way it started for North Central.
North Central ran the stable in the regular season, completing a 14-0 campaign with a 25-18, 25-13, 25-20 victory over conference foe McBee on Tuesday to finish league play with an 8-0 record.
For the first time in the young, five-year existence of the North Central boys cross country program, the Knights won the Region 3-A championship at the meet hosted by Chesterfield on Tuesday.
Who would have ever thought a week one loss would come back to help a team eight weeks later?
North Central took all the suspense out of the Region 3-A volleyball chase as the Lady Knights won the conference crown with one match to spare in knocking off Chesterfield in four games last Thursday.
Who says that 13 is unlucky?
Less than a year removed from a winless season, second-year North Central head coach Louis Clyburn understands some of the rough times which Lewisville is going through this year.
In region or in out-of-conference matches, the results have been the same for the North Central High volleyball team which remained unbeaten on the season through 10 dual matches.
Led by Chad Hampton's fifth win of the season, the North Central boys cross country team defeated host Indian Land and Central last Tuesday for their third meet victory of the year.
While North Central got the better of the ground game, visiting Great Falls used the air strike to come away with a 35-7 victory over the Knights in a Friday Region 3-A contest played in Boonetown.
The North Central High School volleyball program will hold its "Dig Pink" night this evening when rival Andrew Jackson comes to town for a non-region doubleheader.
Louis Clyburn thinks his North Central football team can see the light at the end of the tunnel.
Despite losing its first game in Region 3-A play, the North Central High volleyball team completed their first go-through in conference action with an unblemished, 4-0 record.
As far as Louis Clyburn is concerned, Chesterfield has a lousy sense of timing.
While it is not exactly a case of the dark knight being dead, in this instance, he has a couple of chinks in his armor.
Having picked on and beaten schools their own size, the North Central volleyball team stepped up in class on Monday. The results, however, were the same as they have been throughout this season.
Kicking off their second go-through in Region 4-AA volleyball in the same manner as it did the first half of the campaign, North Central took a 3-0 win over visiting Buford in a Thursday night match played inside The Castle in Boonetown.
There are those victories which you take, put them in the books and move ahead to the next chapter.
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