Area Sports

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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PC football finally breaks losing streak

The wait is over. The Presbyterian College football team brought an end to what was a 16-game losing streak, dating back to last season, wearing down Gardner-Webb’s defense in the second half as the Blue Hose picked up a 24-14 victory at Bailey Memorial Stadium Saturday afternoon. The victory is the first since the Blue…

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Laurens survives opening scare; Clinton ousted

The Laurens Raiders’ football team opened its quest for an SCHSL Class 5A championship Friday night, and in doing so nearly saw its outstanding season come to a sudden end. However, running back Duane Martin didn’t let that happen. Martin rushed for 231 yards and four touchdowns to help spark Laurens to 466 rushing yards…

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PC women open season with victory

The Presbyterian College women’s basketball team opened its season with a strong performance, getting three players to score in double figures in picking up a 70-49 victory over the South Carolina State Lady Bulldogs Tuesday night in Orangeburg. The Blue Hose (1-0) got 17 points from Trinity Johnson, who hit 6 of 9 shots from…

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Clinton tennis reaches semifinals

The Clinton girls’ tennis team was pushed to the limit Friday afternoon by a stern Camden squad at the Clinton Middle School courts, but the Red Devils had more than enough to pick up a 4-3 victory in the SCHSL Class 3A playoffs, advancing to Monday’s semifinal round. Clinton will visit Chapman in the semifinals,…

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Laurens posts unbeaten region mark; CHS falls and LA wins finale

The Laurens Raiders’ football team completed an undefeated Region 1-5A campaign Friday night, getting 201 yards and three touchdowns from Zy Todd as the Raiders rolled past the Easley Green Wave, 63-29, in Easley. Laurens finished the regular season at 8-1 overall, 7-0 in the region, and are guaranteed a home game in the first…

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Laurens clinches Region 1-5A championship

The Laurens Raiders played in arguably the biggest regular-season game in Chris Liner’s tenure as head coach Friday night – and they didn’t disappoint. Laurens quarterback Ryan Campbell rushed for a game-high 118 yards, Duane Martin had three rushing touchdowns, and the Raiders pulled away to a 33-23 victory over the T.L. Hanna Yellow Jackets…

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Clinton girls’ tennis rolls to 2nd round

  The Clinton Red Devils girls’ tennis team did what any top seed is supposed to do against a lower-seeded playoff opponent Wednesday at Clinton Middle School – squash the hopes of an upset as soon as possible. Clinton, the reigning Region 3-3A champion, rolled through its first round of the state playoffs with a…

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Clinton cross country sweeps Laurens

The Clinton cross country teams swept both the boys’ and girls’ Laurens County Championship over Laurens Tuesday at Lake Rabon. Clinton’s girls edged Laurens, 26-31, while the boys picked up a 20-43 decision. In the girls’ meet, Clinton was topped by Elizabeth Reid, who was first overall in 21 minutes, 17 seconds. Dorothy Trent followed…

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