volleyball

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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PC women’s soccer pushes win streak to 3

The Presbyterian College women’s soccer team won its third straight game Wednesday night, and in doing so continued its recent run of success in overtime games. Carolay Ospina scored a golden goal in the 96th minute, helping break a 1-all tie and give the Blue Hose a 2-1 victory over Charleston Southern at the CSU…

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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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Woodmont volleyball too much for Laurens

Laurens Raiders’ volleyball head coach Erin Lake said the Woodmont Wildcats were the toughest serving team her squad had faced all season after their match on Thursday night in Laurens. She was right. Woodmont registered 15 team aces in the match to help fuel key scoring runs through the match and had two key scoring…

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Laurens volleyball knocks off Ware Shoals

The Laurens Raiders’ volleyball team picked up a straight set victory Wednesday night over Ware Shoals. Set scores were 25-12, 25-19, 25-19. Kayla Moore had 10 service aces, while Aubrey Wardell had five. Laurens was slated to host Woodmont Thursday night. COLLEGE Volleyball PC falls to Wofford as Eulitz reaches milestone: Erin Eulitz had 12…

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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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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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