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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Clinton boys’ tennis advances

The Clinton Red Devils boys’ tennis team moved on to the third round of the SCHSL Class 3A Playoffs after winning its first match of the postseason, a 4-2 decision over Seneca in Clinton. Clinton picked up victories at No. 1, 2, 3, and 4 singles. with Ike Waldron (No. 1), Connor Donley (No. 2)…

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Clinton softball stays alive, but Laurens’ SB exits playoffs

The Clinton Red Devils’ softball team kept its Class 3A playoff hopes alive in an early morning game Saturday, using a 10-run second inning to blow away from Fairfield Central, 15-5, in five innings at Clinton. Clinton advanced to play the loser of the Crescent-Chesnee game, which was played later in the day on Saturday,…

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Roberts named new PC women’s tennis coach

The search for a new Presbyterian Women’s Tennis Head Coach didn’t last long. Joel Roberts, who helped the PC men to the Big South Tournament title and a bid in the NCAA Tournament in 2017, was named the new head coach of the women’s team Friday. Roberts, who majored in History and minored in Secondary…

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LA baseball qualifies for playoffs

The Laurens Academy baseball team’s victory Thursday night proved just what it needed to make the SCISA Class A Playoffs. Laurens Academy earned a No. 4 seed for the playoffs and will face No. 1 Dorchester Academy in an opening best-of-three series, starting Monday. Dorchester Academy will host Game 1, while LA will host Game…

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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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