Wade Hampton girls’ tennis shuts down Laurens

Laurens girls’ tennis player Abby Davis watched a forehand from her opponent, Alexis Broderick, land inside the court for a winner and was so impressed by it she put her left hand to her racquet head in applause. Davis did that a number of times in her match Tuesday at Laurens High, while Broderick sparked what…

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Laurens’ football Friday cancelled

Friday night’s prep football game between Laurens and host Myrtle Beach has been cancelled due to Hurricane Dorian. It will not be made up. “We are extremely disappointed that we won’t be traveling to Myrtle Beach this weekend. We have been planning this trip for over a year and have spent countless hours making it happen,” Laurens…

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PC football adds game with Mercer for Saturday

The Presbyterian College football team will not have this week off, as it turns out. PC announced Monday it had added a game with Mercer for Saturday afternoon, at 2 p.m., at Bailey Memorial Stadium in Clinton. It is now the team’s regular-season opener and will be part of a now three-game homestand to open…

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Laurens opens 2019 season with shutout of Clinton

  Nothing – not two early turnovers, not a brief power outage at K.C. Hanna Stadium – could derail the Laurens Raiders’ football team in its season-opening rivalry game against the Clinton Red Devils. Quarterback Ryan Campbell rushed for two touchdowns and threw for another, Laurens gained 390 yards rushing as a team, and the…

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Clinton volleyball can’t get going versus Broome

The Clinton Red Devils’ volleyball team fell to 0-2 on the young 2019 season Thursday after being on the wrong end of a one-sided score against the Broome Centurions in Clinton’s home opener. Clinton scored eight points on its own serve in the entire match and did not run off at least four points in…

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Clinton JV gamble goes bust in Laurens victory

The Laurens and Clinton JV football teams got back to action Wednesday evening in the 2019 season opener for both teams, a game that ultimately came down to one fourth-down roll of the dice. Clinton, facing fourth-and-2 from its own 35-yard line, went for the first down instead of punting to the Raiders with nearly…

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CHS, LDHS cross country teams set to carry rivalry game ball this Thursday

Laurens County, SC – Wilder Stadium’s ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the completion of the offseason renovations and construction isn’t scheduled until Sept. 6, but fans won’t have to wait that long to see the first football carry inside the stadium. Clinton High’s cross country team will relay with Laurens High’s runners for the third straight year…

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Laurens VB downs rival Clinton in season opener

On a night when the Laurens Raiders’ volleyball team seemed to have full command of its season-opening match with the Clinton Red Devils Tuesday night, it took one final scoring burst to eventually put away its rival and leave its home court a winner. Mackenzie Ward had nine kills and three blocks, Rebekah Smith had…

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Suspect in Waffle House assault case arrested, released

Laurens, South Carolina The search for the suspect in the alleged assault of two Laurens Waffle House employees has ended as the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office announced an arrest was made Wednesday afternoon, and today he was released from Johnson Detention Center on a personal recognizance bond. Jose Antonio Montano of Greenville, South Carolina, was arrested on…

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PC men’s basketball announces non-conference schedule

The Presbyterian College men’s basketball team announced its non-conference slate for the upcoming season, featuring 13 games – nine on the road – and three Power 5 opponents. PC will open the season Nov. 7 when it visits Clemson. The Tigers won 20 games last season and advanced to the NIT. Later in the month…

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