Right from the start of the season, Camden Military Academy head football coach Will Rice knew the 2011 season could be an interesting one for the Spartans.
This is what you would call cutting it close.
If you are going to make a four-hour trip to a football game, you would, at least, want a victory to make the journey back home more bearable.
Before the Providence Day School ever stepped off the bus for its football game at Camden Military Academy, Spartans' coach Will Rice knew the odds were not in his team's favor.
It is never easy for the Camden Military Academy football team the week after the school's fall break.
While Camden Military Academy remained winless through five games following Friday night's 20-0 loss to host Carolina Pride in a game played at Weddington, N.C., the effort, said CMA head coach Will Rice, was his team's best of the season, thus far.
Having struggled to get any traction of offense, the Camden Military Academy coaching staff switched from the spread set to the I-formation backfield last Friday night against McBee.
Trailing host McBee, 32-6, at halftime, Camden Military Academy head coach Will Rice gave the go-ahead to scrap his team's spread offensive scheme in favor of the I-formation backfield.
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?
Just as his team seems to be on the rebound, Camden Military Academy head coach Will Rice will have to wait an extra week to see if the Spartans will be able to build on their momentum
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