Sports Report for Tuesday, 10-3-2017

PC Notes:

  • Wofford 31 – PC 7… The Blue Hose football team trailed the 7th ranked Wofford Terriers by just seven points at halftime as the two teams went into the locker room at th half with Wofford leading 14-7… The Terriers added 3 more in the third quarter then broke the game open in the quarter scoring 14 points as they snapped the Blue Hose 2-game winning streak taking a 31-7 win… For more information on this game, click here. 

Local Notes:

CHS:

  • JV Football: Clinton 34 – Chapman 20… Last Friday I told you that I did not know the score of the JV football game on Thursday night at Chapman well I now have that score… Clinton led 20-14 at the half and then went on to take a 34-20 win over Chapman at Chapman… Sorry no other details.
  • Tennis: Clinton 4 – Chapman 3… Also last Thursday the Lady Red Devil tennis team traveled to Chapman and they also took a win as they defeated the Panthers 4-3… Taking wins in singles action for Clinton were; Elizabeth Jones, Mary Catherine Dailey and Gerri Hill… The #1 doubles team composed of Jones and Dailey also defeated their opponents… For more details on this match click here
  • VB: Chapman 3 – Clinton 0…  Now the news is not as good where the volleyball team is concerned as they lost to Chapman at Chapman last Thursday… Set scores were 25-20, 25-12 & 25-15

LDHS:

  • VB: Wade Hampton 3 – Laurens 0… Last Thursday the Raider volleyball team traveled to Greenville to take on the Wade Hampton Generals in region action… The news here is not what I like to report as Wade Hampton took a 3-0 win over the Raiders… Set scores were 25-13, 25-15 and 25-8…. Now for more details on this match and comments from Coach Culbertson, click here… The team is at home tonight as they take on Mauldin and will be Pink Out Night in support of Breast cancer Awareness.
  • Golf: Hillcrest 204 – Laurens 239… The Lady Raider golf team was also in action last Thursday as they traveled to Simpsonville to take on the Hillcrest Rams… Not the best news here for Raider fans as Hillcrest defeated Laurens 204-239… Scores for Laurens were: Hannah Finley 49, Bailey Carder 66, Anna Gray Rowland 60, and Madison Wilson 64…  Hannah Finley was the match co-medalist. 

Middle School Athletics:

Volleyball

  • Southside Christian MS 3 – HT 0… The Hickory Tavern volleyball team hosted the Southside Christian MS and the the panthers fell by a score of 3-0… Set scores were 25-22, 25-19 & 25-17
  • LMS 3 – Sanders 1… Also yesterday two arch rivals got together as the Sanders Yellow Jackets traveled over tp LMS to take on the Tigers…LMS took the first set 25-12 but Sanders rebounded to take the second set by the same score, 25-12…. The Tigers regrouped and took the next two sets by scores of 25-14 and 25-21 to win the match 3-1…. LMS is now 2-3 on the season.

Sports Schedules for this Week

LDHS: To see the sports schedule for this week at LDHS and District 55 middle schools, click here

CHS: To see the sports schedule for this week at CHS and CMS, click here.

Laurens Academy:

  • Volleyball: Tues. at Oakbrook Prep 4/5 pm, Tues. Oct 3rd host Anderson Christian 6 pm & Thur. host Wardlaw 4 / 5 pm.
  • Middle School Football: Thur. Oct. 5th host Wardlaw 6:30
  • Varsity Football Oct. 6th host Jefferson Davis Academy 7:30

 Broadcast Notes.

  • Raider Football Broadcast… Our next Laurens varsity football broadcast will be this Friday night when Laurens host Wade Hampton… We will start with our Friday Night Insiders program at 6:00 and then go live to KC Hanna about 6:35 with Doug Holiday calling the game and Mike Hughes adding his analysis of the game… Coach Rob Sheffield will report from the sideline…Our FM in-stadium transmitter will be set 95.7… And as usual you can hear it live on the internet at www.wlbg.com.

This & That:

  • Laurens County TD Club… Once again the Laurens County TD Club has a full slate of very interesting speakers lined up for its meetings every other week during the football season out at The Ridge starting at noon on Fridays… Each week the local coaches will recap the games their teams have played since the last meeting and the talk about the game that night… There are several levels of sponsorship available and of course you can just come on the day of the meeting for a small fee… Now for a complete list of speakers and other information about the club, click here… If you still have questions, contact Marlene Owings at 864-833-2716 or by email at mowings@laurenscounty.org…. The next meeting will be Friday, October 6th and the featured speaker will be Ali FountLeRoy former Communications Director and LDHS softball player.
  • Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations for 2018 Class… The Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations through October 31st for their second class, the Class of 2018… Those selected will be inducted March 27, 2018 in a 6:30 pm ceremony at The Ridge… But first you the general public must nominate those you think are worthy and fall into the set criteria for inclusion in the hall… For more information about who is in the hall already, criteria those nominated have to meet and other information about the hall, click here… Nomination forms are available at www.laurenscountysportshalloffame.comFor any questions about the Laurens County Sports Hall of fame, contact Billy Dunlap at bdunlap@golaurens.com
  • Clinton YMCA Better Together 50th Anniversary Celebration… The Clinton YMCA celebrated their 50th year in operation this past June… To help celebrate this milestone the YMCA is offering a way that current members can get 20% off their membership for a year by  referring a new member who also gets the same 20% off for a year… This special celebration offer can be taken advantage of for the remainder of the calendar year… For complete details call the Clinton YMCA at 833-1555 or simply click on the following which has all the details, click here … Don’t let this opportunity to save on Y memberships pass you by and help celebrate the YMCA’s 50th year!

If you have any comments, suggestions, or want to reports scores, please contact me via email at: sports@wlbg.com or text me at 864-981-3470.