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Sports Extra: Red Devils clinch region title with win

By John Clayton | February 8, 2023

The Clinton boys basketball team captured its second straight region championship Tuesday night with a 56-49 win over Emerald in Greenwood. The Red Devils (16-5 overall, 7-1 Region 4-3A) needed the victory to avoid a potential winner-take-all game against Union County for the Region 4-3A championship and the region’s top seed in the Class 3A…

Blue Hose football adds 30 on National Signing Day

By John Clayton | February 1, 2023

Presbyterian football’s rebuilding effort continued Wednesday with 30 additions to the 2023 football recruiting class of second-year head coach Steve Englehart. “This recruiting class addresses many of our needs on the field to help us morph into the program that we envision, and we will continue to search for young men that fit within our…

Sports Extra: County football players sign

By John Clayton | February 1, 2023

Anderson U, Lamb net 4 county players Mr. Football finalist James chooses Trojans with teammates Aiken, Kinard Copelands: Justin to North Greenville; Jishun joins Newberry’s ‘Pack Clinton’s Justin Copeland spent part of Tuesday night running over in his mind everything he wanted to say on National Signing Day – all the people he wanted to…

CHS senior killed in 2-car collision

By John Clayton | January 28, 2023

A Clinton High School senior and member of the Red Devils football team was killed in a two-car vehicle accident on East Jerry Road in Laurens just after midnight Saturday morning. Taylor Tisdale, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, Tisdale was traveling on East…

Sports Extra: Red Devils overtake Yellowjackets in Region 4-3A standings

By John Clayton | January 26, 2023

Clinton avenged its only Region 4-3A loss Tuesday with a 57-49 victory over visiting Union County and remained atop the conference standings. The Red Devils (13-5 overall, 4-1 region) overcame a game-high 23 points from Union County’s Ja Raylen Gregory with a balanced scoring attack. Quay Ryant and Tushawon Richardson scored 14 points apiece and…

Sports Extra: PC women upset Upstate, 82-53

By John Clayton | January 19, 2023

Freshman guard Aubrie Kierscht scored a game-high 18 points to tie her career best and lead Presbyterian to an 82-53 victory over USC Upstate Wednesday night at Templeton Center. The Blue Hose (8-10 overall, 4-3 Big South) snapped a two-game Big South Conference skid with the victory. PC has scored 80 points or more in…

Raiders win first mat meeting versus Red Devils

By John Clayton | January 11, 2023

The rather lengthy book in the Laurens-Clinton high school rivalry added another chapter Monday night as the Red Devils and Raiders met for the first time on the wrestling mat. LDHS defeated Clinton 39-32 in the first dual match between the two programs. Clinton’s wrestling program is in its first season of existence, but pushed…

International House of Blue Hose: PC roster changes with Euro additions

By John Clayton | January 4, 2023

There are no names on the back of their jerseys, but the Presbyterian women’s basketball team might need them this season. And a world atlas. With 11 new players, including four from Europe and the NCAA transfer portal, keeping up with the new cast and a few new languages has presented its own challenges as…

Sports Extra: Raiders’ Martin picks baseball, Terriers

By John Clayton | December 24, 2022

Laurens District High two-sport standout Jackson Martin announced on Twitter Wednesday (Dec. 20) his verbal commitment to play baseball at Wofford. Martin, a right-handed pitcher and outfielder for the Raiders, is also nominated for Laurens County Touchdown Club Player of the Year for his play as a receiver, defensive back and punter on the football…

Devil of a debut: Clinton hosts 1st home wrestling match

By John Clayton | December 23, 2022

George Cody spent most of last winter all alone representing a Clinton wrestling team that was more theory than fact. This season, he got reinforcements as the inaugural Red Devils wrestling team took to the mat after a couple of years of planning, purchasing equipment and hiring head coach Andrew Wright away from Emerald High…