Arrest made in fatal dog attack

The owner of a pack of dogs that a Greenville County medical examiner said attacked and killed a Gray Court woman on Tuesday, Sept. 29 has been arrested and denied bond. Jeffrey Kenneth Sullivan, 35, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Jacqueline Nicole Robinson Downs, 32, of Allegra Lane in Gray…

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SLED: Gunfire exchange with deputies leads to arrest

A Gray Court man who allegedly exchanged gunshots with two Laurens County Sheriff’s Office deputies Sunday now faces two counts of attempted murder among other charges. In addition to the attempted murder charges, Richard Lewis Hill, Jr., 30, of Gray Court is charged with discharging a firearm into a dwelling, malicious damage to property and…

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Richard Winn ends Crusaders’ surge, 54-32

Richard Winn Academy remained unbeaten Friday night, holding off upset-minded Laurens Academy 54-32 at Todd Kirk Field. The loss snapped the Crusaders’ three-game winning streak. LA fell to 3-3 on the year, while Richard Winn improved to 5-0. Senior quarterback Thomas Lowry connected on a pair of first-half touchdown passes to Diamonte Grant (37 and…

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No. 3 Greenville rolls over Raiders

As birthday presents go, Laurens District High head coach Daryl Smith would probably return the one from Greenville High School. The Red Raiders, ranked No. 3 in Class 4A, visited K.C. Hanna Stadium Friday on Smith’s 46th birthday and came away with a 37-14 victory over LDHS. For the second straight week, the Raiders’ opponent…

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Broome outlasts Red Devils, 27-26

Broome blocked a 19-yard field-goal attempt with 16 seconds to play to seal a 27-26 victory over Clinton Friday night at Wilder Stadium. The Centurions (1-0) had recaptured the lead, capping off an eight-play, 82-yard scoring drive with a 6-yard pass from Dylan Ramirez to Braxton Turner with 1:26 left in the game and adding…

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LDHS announces football ticket policies

Tickets for Friday night’s home football opener at Laurens District High School’s K.C. Hanna Stadium must be purchased in advance and seating will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. All three local teams are in action at home Friday night. Clinton hosts Broome, and Laurens Academy will be visited by Richard Winn. The Raiders will…

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Autopsy: Gray Court woman attacked, killed by dogs

A 32-year-old woman found deceased in a yard at an Allegra Lane residence in Gray Court Tuesday was apparently mauled to death by dogs, the Laurens County Coroner’s Office said following an autopsy Wednesday morning. Jaqueline Nicole Robinson of Gray Court was identified as the victim of the attack. Her body was found Tuesday morning…

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LA continues roll, 62-14 over Northside

Laurens Academy won its third straight game with a 62-14 SCISA 8-man football victory Friday night over Northside Christian in Lexington. LA (3-2) scored touchdowns on offense, defense, and special teams and rolled up 42 points in the first half after scoring 52 points over the first two quarters a week earlier at Cathedral. LA…

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Eagles thwart LDHS in Smith’s debut

GREENWOOD – Greenwood scored 28 unanswered points over the final three quarters en route to a 35-7 season-opening victory over Laurens Friday night at H.W. Babb Stadium. The win was the first for former LDHS head coach Chris Liner as head coach at his alma mater, Greenwood, and spoiled the Raiders head-coaching debut of Daryl…

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Red Devils outlast Vikings in OT, 32-26

Senior running back Kimon Quarles scored on a 7-yard run in overtime to lift Clinton to a 32-26 victory over a stubborn Emerald team Thursday night at Wilder Stadium. The game was an unexpected season opener for both teams, whose scheduled opponents – Union County (CHS) and Broome (Emerald) – temporarily halted football activities due…

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