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Laurens’ Martin nominated for Mr. Football award

Laurens Raiders’ running back/linebacker Duane Martin picked up another honor Wednesday night when he was announced as a finalist for the state’s Mr. Football award. Martin was nominated with Dutch Fork wide receiver Jalin Hyatt, Saluda quarterback Noah Bell, Chapman quarterback MIkele Colasurdo, Byrnes running back Rahjai Harris, and Daniel quarterback Tyler Venables. Through five…

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Clinton boys’ runners take 3rd at Emerald meet

The Clinton High boys’ cross country team turned in a solid performance at an open meet, held at Emerald, finishing in third place with 82 points. All of the top five scoring runners – and the top eight runners for the Red Devils – finished with personal bests. Nick Perkins led Clinton with a time…

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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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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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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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Laurens’ tennis picks up 2nd straight victory

The Laurens Raiders girls’ tennis team picked up its second straight victory, pulling out a comfortable 6-1 decision Tuesday over the Westside Rams in Anderson. Abby Davis, Anna Jenkins, Bella Youssef, McKenzie Little and Kelsie Little all won their singles matches in straight sets, while the No. 2 doubles team of Skylar Douglas and Bella…

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Wade Hampton girls’ tennis shuts down Laurens

Laurens girls’ tennis player Abby Davis watched a forehand from her opponent, Alexis Broderick, land inside the court for a winner and was so impressed by it she put her left hand to her racquet head in applause. Davis did that a number of times in her match Tuesday at Laurens High, while Broderick sparked what…

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