Senior Garrit Strunga, a 4-year wrestling starter, is the Chuck Nash State Farm Camden Boys Player of the Week. An individual region champion and Upper State semi-finalist last year, Strunga is a contender for more honors, including a state championship, as he competes at 138 pounds this season. Great job, Garrit!
Senior wrestler Caid Cokley, the Chuck Nash State Farm Camden Boys Player of the Week, is back for his fourth year wrestling on the Bulldog varsity. Cokley, wrestling at 132 for the second straight year, has been outstanding in preseason camp and is the favorite to earn all-region honors after grappling to a perfect 7-0 individual mark in his first seven matches. Great job, Caid!
Senior point guard Ja’Nai Crim, the Chuck Nash State Farm Camden Girls Player of the Week, scored a game-high 19 points in the Lady Bulldogs’ season-opening 70-48 win over North Central. Crim and her teammates next face arch-rival Lugoff-Elgin on Friday at the Demons’ gym.
Junior point guard Devin Martin, a 5-7 second-year starter for coach Ron McKie who scored 15 points in the Camden boys’ season-opening 61-58 loss to North Central, talks about this year’s edition of the Bulldog boys basketball team. Next up for Martin and his teammates is a road match-up with arch-rival Lugoff-Elgin on Friday.
Junior Julia Keen, the Chuck Nash State Farm Camden Girls Player of the Week, led the Bulldog cross country girls to a 17th place finish in the 3A state meet, second-best among all competing Midlands teams. Keen, an All-Region choice, ran a 22:20 to pace the Camden squad and good for 51st overall. Great job, Julia!
Junior Campbell Jordan, a 6-0, 170-pound free safety, will help lead Camden against Chapman in the first round of the 3A playoffs on Friday.
Junior Lance McCray, the Chuck Nash State Farm Camden Boys Player of the Week, will help lead the Bulldogs against Chapman on Friday in the opening round of the 3A playoffs. McCray is a 5-8, 175 pound running back who is in his second year on coach Jimmy Neal’s varsity.
Sophomore setter Abby Irick helped Camden’s volleyball team to a runner-up finish in the 3A state championships this past Saturday, finishing second to a Bishop England juggernaut which won its 17th consecutive title, a national record.
Camden head football coach/AD Jimmy Neal talked with us this morning about Friday’s opening round 3A playoff game against Chapman.
Senior wide receiver Jeremy Green has been unable to play this season due to a torn ACL suffered in the preseason but hasn’t let that setback prevent him from being an important member of the Bulldog team.