Sports Report for Friday, 11-10-2017

PC Notes

  • PC Football Headed to Liberty… The P football team will be on the road for the last time tomorrow as they travel to Lynchburg, VA to take on the Liberty Flames… Liberty comes into the game with a 5-4 overall record and 1-2 in Big South play while PC comes in 3-6 and 0-3… For more information on this game, click here.
  • Men’s Soccer Plays for Big South Championship…. Last Wednesday the PC men’s defeated the Radford Highlanders 5-3 on penalty kicks… The win allowed the team to punch their ticket into the Big South Conference Championship game where they will face the High Point Panthers Sunday at 2:00 pm. at High Point… For more on this story, click here… By the way the championship game Sunday can be seen on ESPN3 

Local Notes:


  • Meet the Raiders This Friday… The 2017-2018 Raider Basketball Squads will be introduced at 6:00 PM on Friday, November 10, 2017 in the gym at Laurens District High School… This is your chance to meet the student-athletes who will represent the Raiders at the Freshman, JV, and Varsity levels in both girls’ and boys’ basketball… There is a $2.00 admission charge, which will go to support the basketball programs… Coach Yoneko Allen and Coach Ryan Walker are both getting their teams ready to start the season.

High School Football Playoffs Continue Tonight… Well as most true high school football fans know the week two of the playoffs is tonight… Let’s take a quick look first at teams in Clinton and Laurens regions.


  • Chester (9-2) who defeated Powdersville 61-28 last week will travel to will travel to Chapman (11-0) which defeated Crescent 57-13 last week.
  • Broome (8-3) which defeated Walhalla 31-24 will travel to Emerald (8-3) which defeated Indian Land 48-23 last week.
  • Newberry (10-1) which defeated Pendleton 38-34 last week will travel to Fairfield Central (8-3) which defeated Southside 29-22 last week and the Bulldogs took a 22-21 win over the Griffins during the season.
  • Palmetto (8-3) which defeated Camden 19-17 last week will travel to Seneca (8-3) which defeated Clinton 18-14 last week.


  • Mauldin (7-4) which defeated Rock Hill last week 27-7 will travel to Dorman (9-2) which defeated Woodmont 42-7 last week.
  • Greenwood (8-2) which defeated Nation Ford 35-14 last week will travel to TL Hanna (11-0) which defeated Byrnes 57-7 last week.
  • Spartanburg (6-5) which defeated Westside 31-17 will travel to Hillcrest (9-2) which defeated Fort Mill 40-14 last week.
  • Gaffney (7-4) which defeated Easley 33-14 will travel to Northwestern (7-4) which defeated Laurens last week 58-7

More Games… To go to our posting where the brackets for all classes are located, click here.

College Notes:

Area College Football Games Tomorrow

  • Florida at South Carolina at noon on WSPA TV
  • Florida State at Clemson at 3:30 on ESPN
  • Citadel at Furman 2:00 on ESPN3
  • Wofford at VMI at 1:30 on ESPN3

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, November 17th and it will be Clemson – Carolina Day… The featured speakers Don Munson Voice of the Clemson Tigers and Clyde Wrenn USC Director of High School Relations… This is always a great meeting so make plans to attend!
  • 18th Annual Laurens Family YMCA Rein Deer Run… The 18th Annual Laurens Family YMCA Rein Deer Run is coming up on Saturday, December 9th… A few things have changed for this year and I want to make sure you are all aware of it… If you click here, you will open a flyer that has registration information, registration fee, sponsor levels and other information including the fact that you need to register by November 17th to avoid late registration fees… You will notice, a parent can complete a registration form AND register his/her children for the fun run on the same form… Also there are discounts for teams… New this year will be inflatables for those children that register for the fun run, a Dress like a Reindeer Costume Contest and a drop box to benefit the Toy Drive for the Laurens City Police…. Again click here for more information or call the YMCA at 984-2626
  • Breakfast with Santa… The Laurens family YMCA is also having Breakfast with Santa again this year on Saturday, December 16th… The tickets for this event will again be $5 and everyone entering MUST have a ticket… This covers the cost of breakfast, photo with Santa and lots of games, crafts and activities… Tickets will go sale at the front desk of the YMCA on November 1st… New This Year will be a Merry Market… They will have several small businesses set up “markets” for last minute Christmas gift purchasing… If you or someone you know that may be interested in participating in the Merry Market, please have them contact the YMCA at 984-2626… That is the number to call for more information about the event in total or click here to open up a flyer about the event.
  • Youth Basketball in Laurens… Youth basketball registration through the City of Laurens and the Laurens Family YMCA is now open… If your child is ages 3-6 or 13-15 they will register at the Laurens YMCA and they must do so by 1-2-2017… If you child is ages 7-12 they will register at the City of Laurens Parks and Recreation offices located at The Ridge… Registration for these ages closes Dec. 1, 2017… The fee at either facility is $40 per child… Specific information for each league will be given out at the time of registration… If you have any questions you call the City of Laurens Parks and Recreation office at 681-7275 of the Laurens YMCA at 984-2626.
  • Youth Basketball and Cheer at Clinton YMCA… The Clinton Family YMCA is offering open registration for ‘Youth Basketball’ and Cheerleading for six (6) playing divisions and Cheer through the December 12th registration deadline…. To see complete information such as age groupings, fall-out dates, fees and who to call if you want more information, click here.

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