Laurens baseball eliminated while LDHS, CHS softball fall

It was a rough night all around for the area baseball and softball teams that took part in postseason games Thursday, while one other baseball team awaits word on whether it will be in the playoffs. The Laurens Raiders’ baseball team was eliminated from the SCHSL Class 5A playoffs Thursday night in an 11-1, five-inning…

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PC’s Fediuk resigns as men’s tennis coach

PC’s loss is Hilton Head’s gain. Presbyterian men’s tennis coach Patrick Fediuk announced his resignation from the program Wednesday to take on the role of head academy coach at Smith Stearns Tennis Academy in Hilton Head. Fediuk coached the Blue Hose for four seasons, and in that time he helped lead the team to its…

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Laurens’ baseball drops playoff opener; LDHS softball falls

The Laurens Raiders’ baseball team fell behind 4-0 through the first three innings of Tuesday’s SCHSL Class 5A playoff opener, and despite a four-run seventh inning it could not recover as it lost 10-6 at Fort Mill. Laurens will play at Mauldin in Thursday’s elimination game. The Mavericks lost in extra innings to T.L. Hanna.…

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PC announces Cally Gault has died

Calhoun “Cally” Gault, the former head coach of the Presbyterian College football team who helped lead the Blue Hose to a pair of South Atlantic Conference titles over a 22-year college career, has died. He was 91. “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Calhoun Folk “Cally” Gault ’48, longtime PC…

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Ferrell named new PC men’s basketball coach

Quinton Ferrell, a member of the 2005 Presbyterian Men’s Basketball Team that qualified for the NCAA Division II Tournament and former assistant coach at College of Charleston, was named the new head coach of the Blue Hose Thursday. Ferrell replaces Dustin Kerns, who recently accepted a similar role at Appalachian State. “I am truly honored…

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PC announces 2019 football schedule

The Presbyterian College football team released its 2019 schedule this week, highlighted by a three-game homestand to end the season. PC opens the season Aug. 31 when it visits Deland, Fla., and will play Stetson. After a week off on Sept. 7, the Blue Hose will play 11 straight weeks, starting with consecutive home games…

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PC’s Kerns leaves to take App State job

Presbyterian College men’s basketball coach Dustin Kerns was announced as the new head coach of Appalachian State Thursday. “I’ll be forever grateful and indebted to Presbyterian College, the community and alumni,” Kerns said in a press release by PC Thursday. “I feel like the program has made great strides in the past two years, but…

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PC men’s basketball suffers season-ending loss

The Presbyterian College men’s basketball team saw its best Division I season come to an end Tuesday night in the quarterfinal round of the Collegeinsider.com Tournament as it lost 83-66 to the Marshall Thundering Herd in Huntington, West Virginia. Adam Flagler had 18 points and Francois Lewis had 15 for the Blue Hose, who held…

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PC men continue postseason run, reach CIT quarters

The Presbyterian College men’s basketball team rallied back from down 13 points Sunday, scoring 18 straight points in one stretch to give the Blue Hose their 20th victory of the season, a 77-70 victory at Robert Morris in the second round of the Collegeinsider.com Tournament in Moon Township, Penn. The Blue Hose, who reached their…

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Laurens’ Harshaw to attend Erskine

Laurens Raiders’ softball player Vanessa Harshaw announced her intentions to attend and play at Erskine College Friday. The Due West-based campus beat out Converse and Presbyterian for her signature. Harshaw said that when she went back for second visit to Erskine she was won over to attend the college. She said meeting the coaches and…

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