One of the most unusual seasons in the history of the Camden Military Academy football program ended in the best way possible.
Everyone went home happy, if not tired.
It may be football season but it sure feels like a basketball schedule at Camden Military Academy.
In most of their games this season, the McBee football team has put up numbers which the school's basketball team would kill to score on a nightly basis.
What was supposed to be a bye week followed by fall break turned into a bona fide vacation for the Camden Military Academy football team.
Somewhere, George Steinbrenner and Al Davis had to have been smiling.
A week of practice which opened with Camden Military Academy players being asked to step out of their comfort zone and take on new roles ended with a 15-12 loss to East Clarendon last Friday night in Turbeville.
These are the times which give already nervous high school football coaches even more cause for concern.
The Camden Military Academy cross country team opened their season with a pair of top four finishes in their first two meets of the year.
One if by land … well, let's stop there.
All the prep work had been done. And, figuratively, the horse was in the starting gate only for the race to have been scratched at the last minute.
Camden Military Academy was to have kicked off its 2015 football season on Saturday with a home game against Grace Crossing, a home-school team out of the Mecklenburg County area of North Carolina.
When Camden Military Academy opens its season on Saturday afternoon, Will Rice is hoping his troops will get off to a quick start to set the tone for the game and, hopefully, the season.
Dec.: 5 – at Governor's School (6 p.m.); 10 – at Heathwood Hall (6 p.m.); 11 –Australian traveling team (6 p.m.); 15 – at Gray Collegiate (6:30 p.m.); 16 – Great Falls (6:30 p.m.)
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