Clinton girls’ tennis shuts out Woodruff

The Clinton girls’ tennis team remained undefeated in Region 3-3A play Tuesday, pitching a 7-0 shutout over host Woodruff. Clinton swept through the five singles matches, with the No. 1, 2, 3, and 4 singles matches featuring a 6-0 set. Chandler Dailey, at No. 2 singles, won her match by a 6-0, 6-0 score over…

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Pair of Martin TDs lift Laurens by Greenwood

In a battle of two bend-but-don’t-break defenses Friday night, it was Laurens’ Duane Martin to snapped the Greenwood defense. Martin rushed for two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, a 1-yard run and a 28-yard run, and had 105 yards as the Raiders moved to 3-1 on the season and 2-0 in Region 1-5A with a…

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LA volleyball turns back Wardlaw

There may not have been a championship at stake, as has been the case when Laurens Academy and Wardlaw have met in competition many times over the years, but the Crusaders still walked away from Thursday night’s volleyball match with a new spring in their step. Madison Sherman had 12 sets, 12 kills, six aces…

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PC women’s soccer pushes win streak to 3

The Presbyterian College women’s soccer team won its third straight game Wednesday night, and in doing so continued its recent run of success in overtime games. Carolay Ospina scored a golden goal in the 96th minute, helping break a 1-all tie and give the Blue Hose a 2-1 victory over Charleston Southern at the CSU…

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Clinton girls’ tennis sweeps Newberry

The Clinton Red Devils girls’ tennis team had a straight-forward day when it took on the Newberry Bulldogs Tuesday afternoon, but even in a straight-forward day there are hurdles to clear. Clinton cleared that hurdle as it won all 12 sets contested in the five singles and one doubles match played against Newberry, winning 6-0…

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PC football remains winless after home loss

The Presbyterian College football team lost its 10th straight game dating back to last season, falling to 0-3 on the 2019 season, with a 35-10 loss to Eastern Kentucky at Bailey Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Presbyterian held a 10-7 lead after the first quarter, but EKU turned things around by scoring the final 28 unanswered…

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Raiders open region slate on a high, rout Wade Hampton

The Laurens Raiders’ offense turned in one of its finer performances in recent years Friday night against the Wade Hampton Generals, using an overpowering rushing attack to roll to a 54-26 victory in Greenville to open the Region 1-5A slate. Laurens (2-1 overall) gained 428 of it 520 yards of offense on the ground, rushing…

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PC institutes clear bag policy for select athletic events

Fans who attend football games, and both men’s and women’s basketball games, at Presbyterian College will now have to comply with a clear bag policy for events held at Bailey Memorial Stadium and the Templeton Center. The college announced the policy Friday, and it will be first used for the football team’s home game with…

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Clinton girls’ tennis stings Union County

The Clinton Red Devils girls’ tennis team opened Region 3-3A play Tuesday afternoon at home, and came away with a 6-1 victory over the Union County Yellow Jackets. Clinton is now 2-1 overall, 1-0 in the region. Clinton swept all five singles matches and won the No. 1 doubles contest. The only match Clinton lost…

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Raiders’ Martin tabbed for Shrine Bowl

Laurens Raiders’ running back and linebacker Duane Martin was announced as a selection to the annual Shrine Bowl roster for South Carolina on Monday. He is the fourth Raider to be selected to the Shrine Bowl in the last six years, and the sixth player overall to be picked for an all-star game in that…

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