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Family ties
Pamela Smoak takes over reins to CHS girls tennis program while following in the footsteps of her f
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CAMDEN GIRLS TENNIS COACH Pamela Smoak talks to her father, Roger Smoak, the winningest tennis coach in South Carolina High School League history, before a Lady Bulldog practice last week. - photo by Tom Didato
OK, let’s get out the calculators for this one. If first-year Camden High girls’ tennis coach Pamela Smoak were to try and eclipse her father Roger Smoak’s boys’ tennis state record 502 coaching victories at Camden High, she would need to average 15 wins per season for nearly 34 years. That figure does not count some 200 victories which the coaching legend amassed coaching the Lady Bulldogs each fall.