PC and the Blowfish

Summer break for college baseball players isn’t just for working on their tans or summer jobs. For some, summer gives players a chance to continue working on their games. Four Presbyterian College baseball players know this very well. Zacchaeus Rasberry, Jimmy Marcelli, Ashby Smith and Grayson Stoneking all have taken the trip down I-26 to…

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Collins takes Carolina Clash main at Shrine Race

Kenny Collins had a memorable night at Laurens County Speedway Tuesday night, winning the Carolina Clash main event during the evening’s Shrine Race. Collins set a Carolina Clash record for qualifying at LCS to win the pole position, posting a time of 14.405 seconds. Franklin came close to taking t he pole from Collins, finishing in…

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Clinton names new athletic director

Clinton High has found its successor to Nickie Templeton, announcing Louie Alexander as the school’s new athletic director Thursday. He takes over for Templeton, who is leaving for a job at Woodmont High as assistant principal. Alexander was an assistant AD and AD at Whitmire High School prior to becoming AD and head football coach…

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Laurens CP falls in district final, but qualifies for state

Sunday’s District 1 Final may not have gone the way the Laurens Coaches Pitch baseball team would’ve wanted, but the team knows it wasn’t the last game it will play this month. Laurens, despite falling 12-2 to Wren in the district final at the Greenwood YMCA, advanced to the state tournament by reaching the district…

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PC baseball ousted from Big South Tournament

Presbyterian’s baseball team had as bad a day as it could’ve asked for Thursday at the Big South Tournament, the result of which brought an end to the 2019 season. PC lost a pair of one-sided games in the tournament Thursday, in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and was eliminated from championship contention. PC lost the first…

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Clinton shines at state championships

The Clinton Red Devils put the wraps on the spring sports season this week with three appearances at state championships, each turning in strong results. The Clinton track and field team had a solid day at Spring Valley High School Saturday, with Keria Dendy winning the gold medal in the shot put. Dendy’s toss of…

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Flagler leaving PC for Baylor

Adam Flagler’s days with the Presbyterian College men’s basketball team are over. Flagler announced he will be transferring to Baylor, and will have three years of eligibility left after sitting out the 2019-20 season. The Waco  (Texas) Tribune had reported the story earlier in the week. Flagler led the Blue Hose in scoring with 15.9…

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Clinton High reaches state in 3 sports

The Clinton Red Devils’ athletic program has been very busy – and very successful – over the last few days. As a result the Red Devils are going to be very active as the spring sports season wraps up for 2019. Clinton’s golf team advanced to the state championship tournament with a sixth-place finish at…

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Templeton to leave Clinton High for Woodmont

Dr. Nickie Templeton, the current athletic director at Clinton High School, has announced she is leaving the school at the end of the school year to become the assistant principal at Woodmont High School, located in Piedmont. Templeton, who graduated both from Clinton High and Presbyterian College, has been the athletic director at Clinton since…

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Clinton tennis reaches semis

The Clinton Red Devils boys’ tennis team is one victory from a third straight state championship appearance. Clinton rolled to a 6-0 victory over West-Oak Thursday in Clinton, guaranteeing the team a chance at a return to the Class 3A finals. Clinton was to play the winner of the Powdersville-Camden match Monday at 5 p.m.,…

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