Sports Report for Monday 10-9-2017


  • Clinton 28 – Mid-Carolina 26… The Clinton Red Devils traveled down to Prosperity last Friday night and picked up a 28-26 region win over the Mid-Carolina Rebels… It was a game where Clinton trailed until the fourth quarter when they took a 21-20 lead with 7:38 left in the game… They scored again to go up 28-20 with 2:28 to play but the Rebels came back and scored with 1:24 left to play to make it 28-26 and went for 2 points… They were unsuccessful but a Red Devil penalty gave them a second chance to tie the game… Again the Red Devil defense stepped up and stuffed the play and from there the Red Devils ran out the clock to take the win… The Red Devils generated 292 yards of offense with 194 of them coming on the ground… Kris Holmes had 136 of the rushing yards and scored all 4 of the Red Devil TDs… For some statistics on the game click on the following: 10-6-17 _Clinton v Mid-Carolina Quick Stats…. For a play by play account of the game, click on the following: 10-6-17 _Clinton v Mid-Carolina Plays… The Red Devils are now 4-3 on the season and 1-1 in region play and will host the undefeated Newberry Bulldogs this Friday night.


  • Laurens 32 – Wade Hampton 16…. There is good news for Raider fans also as the Raiders took a 32-16 win over the Wade Hampton Generals at KC Hanna Stadium last Friday night… It was a night where the Raider offensive and defensive lines arguably had their best game of the season as the Raiders amassed 448 yards of total offense and the Raiders defense allowed only 16 points all of which came in the first half… The Raider secondary picked off 3 General passes… Trevor Madden, Dra Boyd and Rakeem Franklin each had an interception… Carado Ray got the start at running back for the Raiders due to Troy Dendy’s injured ankle and responded with 204 yards rushing 25 carries and scored 3 times… Dendy did play sparingly and did have 73 yards on the ground and a TD… The Raiders di have 112 yards passing with Ryan Campbell getting 82 of them and Kobe Willimans had 1 pass completed to Campbell for 30 yards that helped set up a Raider TD…. For the complete stat package which includes a play by play account of the game, click on the following: Wade Hampton v Laurens Stats 10-6-17… The Raiders go to 2-5 on the season and 1-1 in region play and will host the Riverside Warriors this Friday night in the final home game of the regular season and it will be Senior Night.

Laurens Academy:

  • Jefferson Davis Acd. 48 – Crusaders 6… Unfortunately the news is not as good for Laurens Academy Crusader fans as the Crusaders fell to the Jefferson Davis Academy Raiders Friday night by a score of 48-6 at Todd Kirk Field…. The Raiders put 26 of their points on the board in the first quarter and then held the Crusaders to a single fourth quarter rushing TD by Will Tindal… Tindal also recovered a Raider fumble that was caused by7 Charlton McCall… The Crusaders managed 203 yards of total offense 192 of which were through the air… Click on the following to see some Crusader stats for the game: 10-6-17-JDA at LA Stats… The Crusaders travel to Richard Winn this Friday night. .

Sports Schedules for this Week

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

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

Laurens Academy

  • Volleyball: Mon. varsity host Anderson Christian @ 5pm, Tues. both teams host Richard Winn @ 5/6 pm. & Region Tournament begins Sat. Oct 14th.
  • MS Football travels to Timmerman @ 6pm on Thursday
  • Varsity Football travels to Richard Winn for 7:30 pm game.

 Broadcast Notes.

  • Raider Football Broadcast… Our next Laurens varsity football broadcast will be this Friday night when Laurens host Riverside on Senior Night… This will be the Raiders regular season home game… 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

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…. The next meeting will be Friday, October 20th and the featured speaker will be Tommy Spangler Head Football Coach at PC.
  • 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
  • Laurens County Chamber of Commerce Oyster Roast… It’s that time of year again… Time for the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce 10th annual College Football Fan Challenge Oyster Roast which will be on Thursday, November 9th out at the chamber’s office… It features all you can eat and drink and food service starts at 6pm but the gates open at 5 pm… There will be steamed oysters, low country boil, chicken gumbo, as well as silent and live auctions… Tickets are $40 each and are on sale now… Contact Marlene Owings at 864-833-2716 or to purchase tickets, or inquire about sponsorship opportunities!
  • 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!

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