football

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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Foster TD helps Raiders take huge step

The Laurens Raiders’ football team is alone in first place in Region 1-5A after a thrilling road victory over the Woodmont Wildcats Friday night. Dee Foster caught three passes for 77 yards, including a 7-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Campbell with 15 seconds left in regulation, giving the Raiders a 28-24 victory over the Wildcats…

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Craig punt return TD boosts Laurens

The Laurens Raiders’ football team used its offense and, especially, its defense to stay in the game Friday night against the Westside Rams at K.C. Hanna Stadium, but it was special teams that ended up providing the big blow. Isaac Craig returned a punt 66 yards for a touchdown with 2 minutes, 9 seconds left in…

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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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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 rolls to season’s first victory

The Clinton Red Devils’ football team picked up the first victory in head coach Corey Fountain’s tenure with the squad Friday night, washing out Powdersville in a 31-0 rout at Wilder Stadium in Clinton. Kimon Quarles rushed for 93 yards on 12 carries, Greg Sanders rushed for 80 yards and two touchdowns, and both Shyquan…

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Clinton football suffers 2nd straight loss

  The Broome Centurions football team used a four-touchdown second quarter to effectively end the hopes for a Clinton victory Friday night at Wilder Stadium, pulling away to a 49-20 victory that sent the Red Devils to 0-2 to start the season. Broome running back C.J. Littlejohn led the way with a 49-yard touchdown run…

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CHS, LDHS cross country teams set to carry rivalry game ball this Thursday

Laurens County, SC – Wilder Stadium’s ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the completion of the offseason renovations and construction isn’t scheduled until Sept. 6, but fans won’t have to wait that long to see the first football carry inside the stadium. Clinton High’s cross country team will relay with Laurens High’s runners for the third straight year…

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