Will Rice is hoping that lightning can strike twice in 366 days in the same town.
C-I (Camden, S.C.) sports editor
Will Rice is glad that his defense will not have to face another Wing-T offense this week when Camden Military Academy travels to meet East Clarendon.
Maybe, this trading one opponent for another is not the best idea.
Thanks to last Friday's thunderstorm north of Kershaw County, an error in scheduling and a fortuitous opening, the Camden Military Academy football team will play a game tonight.
When you have a football team which has only been in pads for some 10 days playing an opponent with two full games under its belt, the last thing you want is to get off to a slow start.
When does the home field not come with its built-in advantage?
Breaking up is hard to do. When separating from one's first love, however, the task becomes harder.
The world of sports is dominated in the South by high school and collegiate athletics, and it always has been.
In the eight days between their last regular season game and Saturday's Carolinas Athletic Association championship game, the Camden Military Academy basketball team decided to take a mental day off.
Having already breezed past Providence Athletic Club in their first meeting some three weeks earlier, the Camden Military Academy basketball team started out slow, but overcame a rough beginning to post a 74-49 victory over the visitors in a Tuesday night game played inside the White Field House on the CMA campus.
This was more like it for the Camden Military Academy basketball team.
Ever since he started coaching basketball, Speedy Johnson's teams have been known for their full-court defensive pressure, which is used to try and turn opponents over and quicken the tempo of the game.
It would have been easy for Speedy Johnson to have stayed with his team's game plan. But all that would have done would have been to have turned an easy win into an ugly victory.
It was a bittersweet ending to the season for the Camden Military Academy wrestling team and first-year head coach Mark Dority, which closed the season by sweeping past Lower Richland, 45-36, and Eau Claire, 36-33, in a tri-match held inside the White Field House, located on the CMA campus, last week.