Dorman roughs up Laurens; Clinton shuts down Chesnee

Despite a great night in special teams by Dasion Moseley, the Laurens Raiders’ football team could do nothing to slow down the Dorman offense, giving up 558 yards as the Cavaliers rolled to a 48-20 victory Friday night that sent the Raiders to 1-4 on the season. Moseley returned the opening kickoff 82 yards for…

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Boiling Springs hands Laurens 3rd straight loss

It was another tough night for the Laurens Raiders’ football team as it returned home Friday night to face Boiling Springs. Laurens was held to 184 total yards of offense, while Boiling Springs quarterback Dawson Taylor threw a pair of touchdowns and rushed for another, as the Bulldogs pulled out a 30-14 victory at K.C.…

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Late touchdown sinks Laurens

Irmo quarterback John Ragin threw for 142 yards and rushed for 55 yards and three touchdowns, including the game-winner with 48 seconds left in regulation, as the Irmo Yellow Jackets remained undefeated and handed the Laurens Raiders their second straight loss in a 28-21 decision Friday night in Irmo. Ragin’s final touchdown run, a 2-yard…

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PC-Citadel football game moved to Clinton

Hurricane Irma, which is continuing to move through the Atlantic and is likely to hit the United States this weekend, has forced the Presbyterian-Citadel football game Saturday from Charleston to Clinton. The game will be played Saturday at noon, and will be at Bailey Memorial Stadium. The change means Presbyterian will now play seven straight…

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This week in area football

Four teams, four tough losses. Last week was one to forget for all of the Laurens County varsity football teams as well as Presbyterian College. All four teams suffered lopsided defeats. Now the four look to bounce back as two of the four hit the road this coming week against various out-of-region (or out-of-conference) competition.…

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Laurens County teams both suffer one-sided losses

It was a rough night for both the Laurens and Clinton varsity football teams Friday. Laurens fell for the first time this season as the Raiders were roughed up by No. 1 Chapman, 61-24. Running back D.J. Twitty rushed for 145 yards and four touchdowns, and the Panthers scored five touchdowns in a span of…

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Wardlaw Academy football rolls past LA

The Laurens Academy Crusaders’ football team took to the field a day earlier than normal for its second game of the year, but the Wardlaw Patriots proved far too tough to stop in a 62-0 victory at Todd Kirk Field. Wardlaw (2-0) scored on each offensive series except the last one – which was stopped…

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This week in area football

The 2017 prep football season is underway, and for the county’s three area teams the question is how will they use this week’s game to either maintain their momentum, or turn things around. Laurens hits the road this week when it takes on defending Class 3A champion Chapman, while Clinton welcomes Greer to town for…

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Dendy’s 2 touchdowns help Laurens thwart Clinton

Laurens High running back Troy Dendy scored two touchdowns in the first half and finished the game with 180 yards rushing as the Raiders opened the 2017 prep football season with a 24-18 victory over the rival Clinton Red Devils Friday night at K.C. Hanna Stadium. Dendy scored on a 14-yard touchdown run on the…

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Clinton Ozone baseball takes second at Series

The Clinton 11-12 Dixie Youth All-Star baseball team came up just short of its championship dream at the Ozone World Series in Oxford, Ala., losing to the Alabama state tournament champion in the World Series final, 7-3, Thursday afternoon. The game was the second on the day for Clinton, which had eliminated Tennessee by a…

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