Sports Report for Tuesday, 6-19-2018

Presbyterian College Notes:

2018 Elite Women’s Basketball Camps… Saturday, June 23 and Saturday, August 4, 2018

These camps are open to all girls who will be in grades 7-12 this next school year… The goal of the camps is to provide excellent instruction, promote the love of the game, and create an environment which fosters a lifetime of memories while improving the campers’ skills through drills and game play… The cost is $50 and you can find more information about the camp including online registration by clicking here.

 

Local Notes:

LDHS

  • Laurens District 55 Alumni Association Formed… Recently it as announced that the alumni of LDHS and the other high schools in Laurens District 55 that came before it now have an association called the Alumni Association of Laurens 55 (AAL55)… This is a newly formed 501(c) (3) corporation that will help alumni of Laurens District 55 and friends to stay connected and help support the schools of the district… for more information about this new organization including how to join, click here 

 

College World Series Notes… Click on the score(s) of the following for more information about the contest.

  • Oregon State 14 – Washington 5… Well the weather played havoc on the CWS yesterday and they were only able to get one of two games scheduled in… The elimination game between Oregon State and Washington started and then when lightning and rain moved through they suspended the game for about 4.5 hours… When they finally finished the game Oregon State lived to play another day as they took a 14-5 win over Washington thus eliminating Washington…. The North Carolina vs. Mississippi St. game that was scheduled for last night will now be played at 11:00 am this morning… The other games slated for today are an elimination game between Texas and Florida at 2:00 pm and a winner’s bracket game between Arkansas and Texas Tech at 7:00 pm…. To go to the interactive bracket for the finals, click here.

 

Pros …Click on the scores of the following for more information about the contest.

  • Braves… The Braves were off last night but return to action tonight as they travel to Toronto to take on the Blue jays fin a short 2-game series… The Braves are currently 42-29 on the season and lead the NL east by 3.5 games over the Washington Nationals who are 37-31 on the season… By the way the Braves Freddie Freeman and Nick Markakis have drawn more votes for the upcoming All-Star game than any other National League player… A couple of other Braves are in position to make the All-Star Roster as well… For more information about this, click here.
  • 2018 MLB All-Star Game… The MLB All-Star Game will be held on Tuesday, July 17th and it will be at Nationals Park in Washington, DC and you will be able to watch it on FOX… Now some of you die-hard baseball fans out there may be interested in voting on the players you would like to see in the game… If so click here to go to the MLB website where you can vote…. You may vote up to 5 times every 24 hours (up to a total of 35 ballots) and the voting ends on July 5th at 11:59 pm ET… Vote, I did!
  • Drive… The Grenville Drive were off last night as they are taking a break for the SAL All-Star Game tonight in Greensboro… The Drive will be sending 3 players to the game and their trainer to the game… In addition their manager Iggy Suarez will be the manager for the Southern Division All-Star Team as the Drive won the division last season… For more about this, click here.

This and That:

  • Clinton YMCA Summer Camps and Swimming Lessons… The Clinton Family YMCA will be having a full slate of summer sports camps this summer and will also be offering swimming lessons throughout the summer… To see complete details on all these click here… The camps that start next week are baseball and T-Ball… The deadline to register is this Friday at 5:00 pm… Again for more details on these and swimming lessons click here.
  • City of Laurens Parks and recreation Sumer Camps… The City of Laurens Parks and Recreation Department will be conducting 3 camps this summer… They will have a Straight Street Camp (June 11-29), basketball camp (July 9-12) and a baseball camp (July 16-19)… Also registration will open for cheerleading, football and fall baseball at different times this summer… For more information about all of these, click here.
  • Finally Friday… The City of Laurens and Main Street Laurens will hold another Finally Friday on the Square Friday, June 29th from 7- 9 pm… There will be a family game area, music, concessions, beer & wine and businesses on the square will be open late… The music for this Friday will be provided by the Shag Doctorz and it is free to the public… The other Finally Friday events will be held on the last Friday of each month… The theme for the summer concert series will be beach music… On July 27th there will be an ice cream event…. At the end of August Split Shot will present the music and in September The Carolina Player are scheduled to provide the music.

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