Laurens Academy

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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LA volleyball drops five-setter to King

The Laurens Academy Crusaders’ varsity volleyball team put on a heck of a show Tuesday night against W.W. King, bouncing back from a set down on two occasions to eventually force their region battle to a winner-take-all fifth set in Laurens. W.W. King, as it turned out, had just a little bit extra when it…

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No school Monday for districts, LA, and delay for City of Clinton

Schools in Laurens County School District 56 and District 55 will be closed Monday due to potential of more sleet and ice from Winter Storm Diego. Laurens Academy also announced its decision to be closed Monday. Mid-afternoon Sunday, Superintendents David O’Shields from District 56 and Dr. Stephen Peters from District 55 held a conference call with Newberry  County School District…

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