LDHS boys suffer hard-luck loss

The Laurens Raiders boys’ basketball team nearly saw itself get run off the floor in the home opener against the Hillcrest Rams Tuesday night, but a spirited rally saw the Raiders erase a 19-point lead and hold a one-point lead in the final 78 seconds. But the rally ran out of gas. Hillcrest scored eight…

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PC football earns 3 All-Big South nods

Presbyterian College linebacker Colby Campbell was selected to the All-Big South first team, wide receiver Keith Pearson was tabbed for the second team, and long snapper Cooper Short was picked for the all-academic team, the conference announced Tuesday. Campbell was selected for the second straight year to one of the all-conference team, while Short made…

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PC football wins finale; volleyball season also ends

The 2019 seasons for both the Presbyterian College football and volleyball teams came to their conclusion within a span of hours on Saturday. PC’s football team roared to life against St. Andrews, scoring their most points in a game since scoring 69 points in 2014, notching a 52-14 victory over the Knights at Bailey Memorial…

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PC volleyball advances to Big South semis

The Presbyterian College volleyball team made quick work of the UNC Asheville Bulldogs in Friday’s quarterfinal round of the Big South Tournament, advancing with a three-set, 25-23, 25-12, 25-19 victory at Rock Hill. With the victory the Blue Hose (15-14) advance to play top-seed, and host, Winthrop in Saturday’s semifinal. PC is the No. 4…

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PC women move to 3-2, hold off Charleston

The Presbyterian College women’s basketball team gave the crowd in attendance for Friday’s Education Day Game at the Templeton Center plenty to smile after holding off a good challenge from the College of Charleston Cougars, winning 58-54, moving to 3-2 on the season in the process. The loss dropped College of Charleston to fall to 4-3…

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Former Raider nets SAC season award

Former Laurens Raiders’ running back Troy Dendy, now a back at Carson-Newman, was named the 2019 South Atlantic Conference Offensive Freshman of the Year by the conference Tuesday. Dendy finished the 2019 season ninth in the conference in rushing, racking up 611 yards and six touchdowns. Dendy rushed for more than 100 yards in three…

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CHS cross country teams place in top 20 at state

The Clinton cross country teams put a successful wrap on the 2019 season with a strong run at the SCHSL Class 3A meet in Camden Tuesday, with the boys finishing 14th and the girls taking 16th. Clinton’s boys scored 331 points, while the girls finished with 366 points. Senior Zac Bagwell led Clinton’s boys with…

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Laurens’ title hopes washed away

The Laurens’ Raiders football team turned in one of its best seasons in recent memory, claiming its second region championship in four years, and advancing to the second round of the SCHSL Class 5A playoffs. But against the perennial power Byrnes Rebels on Friday night, Laurens simply could not keep up with the Rebels’ offense…

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PC men struggle in home debut

The Presbyterian College men’s basketball team did not have the welcome home it envisioned Thursday night, playing in the first game at the Templeton Center this season. Morehead State shot 52 percent from the field, held PC to 6 of 24 from 3-point range, and the Eagles improved to 3-0 with a 77-55 victory over…

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PC women’s basketball eases past Pacers

The Presbyterian College women’s basketball team came home for the first time this season, taking on William Peace in a tune-up for Monday night’s trip to Florida, and used a strong defense to help a 72-35 victory at the Templeton Center Wednesday night. The victory moves PC to 2-1 on the young season. PC held…

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