Sports Report for Monday, 7-29-2019


Pro Sports    For more information on any of the following games, click on their score.

Braves… The Braves were in Philadelphia over the weekend taking on the Phillies

  • Friday: Braves 9 – Phillies 2… On Friday the Braves started the series with a 9-2 win over the Phillies even though the Phillies outhit them 12-7… The Phillies did commit 2 errors with one of them contributing to a Braves’ score… Three Phillies did walk 6 Braves two of them with the bases loaded… Brian McCann did have a solo homer for the Braves in the 5th inning… The Braves may have lost a starter for the season in the game as Nick Markakis was hit by a pitch on his left wrist which fractured it and had to leave the game.
  • Saturday: Braves 15 – Phillies 7… If you like a lot of offense in your baseball game, Saturday’s game was the game for you as the two team combined for 28 hits producing 22 runs as the Braves took a 15-7 win over the Phillies pounding out 16 of the 28 hits in the game… The big inning for the Braves was the 3rd inning where they put 7 runs on the board with 4 of the runs coming on a grand slam homerun by Ozzie Albies (15)… Ronald Acuna Jr. (25) had a 2-run homer in the 2nd inning and drove in another run with an RBI single in the 4th inning.
  • Sunday: Phillies 9 – Braves 4… Yesterday the Phillies avoided being swept by the Braves as they took a 9-4 win… They simply outhit the Braves 12-8 with 4 of those hits being homers while the Braves only managed 2 round-trippers… Ender Inciarte (4) had a 3-run homer for the Braves in the 7th inning and Johan Camargo had a solo homer in the same inning… The Braves remain n first place in the N.L. East with a 62-44 season record 5.5 games ahead of the Nationals and 6.5 games ahead of the Phillies… The Braves start a 3-games series with the Nationals in DC tonight.


 Drive… The Greenville Drive started a 4games series with the Lakewood BlueClaws up in Lakewood NJ last Friday…

  • Friday: BlueClaws 2 – Drive 0… On Friday the Blue Claws took the opening game of the series by a score of 2-0…. They simply outhit the Drive 11-4 and scored both of their runs in the 4th inning.
  • Saturday: Blue Claws 5 – Drive 3… On Saturday the Drive were able to put some runs on the board scoring 3 runs but the BlueClaws scored more taking a 5-3 win over the Drive…. Not only did the BlueClaws outhit the Drive 9-7 but the Drive also aided the BlueClaws with 10 walks.
  • Sunday: BlueClaws 4 – Drive 1… Yesterday the BlueClaws made in there in a row as they rook a 4-1 win over the Greenville Drive by outhitting them 10-3…. The Drive will try to avoid the series sweep as they finish the 4-game series tonight.


Panthers Training Camp Info… The Carolina Panther are holding their training camp at Wofford College until Wednesday, August 14th and if you click will take you to a posting on the Panthers’ website where the complete training camp schedule is located and it has details on promotions and special events during the camp…. The Panthers are practicing at 9:25 this morning and will, have the day off tomorrow.


Countdown to Kickoff… The numbers of days left to the first football games are as follows;

  • Clinton at Laurens (8-30-19): 32
  • Laurens Academy host Faith/Ridge (8-30-19): 32
  • PC at Stetson, 8-31-19): 33
  • PC home opener vs. Jacksonville (9-14-19): 47
  • Clemson host Georgia Tech (Thursday, 8-29-19): 31
  • South Carolina vs. North Carolina in Charlotte (8-31-19): 33



This & That: 

Flag Football and Cheerleading at the Clinton YMCA… Registration is now open for flag football and cheerleading at the Clinton Family YMCA… There will be 3 age appropriate divisions for flag football that include 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12 years old…Cheerleading is for youth in kindergarten through 6th grade… Now for more information about this such as cost, age date determination, fall-out dates and financial assistance click here or call the YMCA at 833-1555… The last day to register is August 16th.


Raider Youth Softball Camp… Starting June 10th and running through August 26th Coach Michaela Smith will be offering a FREE softball camp on Mondays for young ladies in grades 1-6…. There is no registration required and all you need to bring is your glove… Again the clinic is free and it is on Mondays at the LDHS softball field or adjacent hitting building from 7:00 pm until 8:00 pm… If you have any questions email Coach Smith at:


Raider Youth Volleyball Camp… On Friday, August 9th Coach Lake and the LDHS volley ball team will be conducting a camp from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Auxiliary Gym and LDHS… The camp is for 3rd through 8th graders and the cost id only $40… Lunch will be provided but there are a couple of things the camper should bring… To find out what they are and for more information about this camp, click here… To register for the camp click here… Don’t let this opportunity to improve your child’s volleyball skills pass you by!


Clinton YMCA Summer Sports Camps, Swimming Lessons and Pool Schedule… The Clinton YMCA has a full summer of sports camps scheduled and again this summer they will be offering swimming lessons just about every week…. If you would like to see the full schedule of sports camps and swimming lesson as well as the pool schedule click here or see the posting in the Featured Sports section of our homepage… The next and last camp at the Clinton YMCA is a Dance Camp August 5-8 for girls’ ages 5-12 that you must register for by Friday, August 2 at 5:00 pm …For more information on these camps click here or call the YMCA at 833-1555.


Laurens YMCA Summer Sports and Specialty Camps … Starting July 1st, the Laurens family YMCA will be having several sports and specialty camps… All camps cost $50 for YMCA members and $60 for non-members…. To see a full list of these camps click here and if you have more questions call the YMCA at 984-2621… You must register by the Friday before the camp starts. The next camp is: Adult /Team Archery, July 30 -August 1, 6:00-8:30 p.m., Ages 15 and up… Take your archery skills to the next level with your friend! Join this camp and participate in field archery, focusing on shooting at live size-models of game! No range-finders allowed… Again click here for more details.


Next Sports Camps at PC

  • Kids Free Basketball Camp… This camp will be held August 5-6 for 1st – 6th graders and it’s free… For more information about this camp and to register click here.
  • Boys Soccer Evening Camp… This camp will take place Saturday August 10th – Monday 12th and is for youth ages 5-14… The cost is only $30 and run from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm… For more information on this camp click here and to register click here.


PC Season Football Tickets on Sale

  • PC has 6 home games this season and the first one is on Saturday, Sept 14 when the Blue Hose host Jacksonville.
  • Blue chair back reserve seats are only $90.00 for the entire 6-game home season.
  • Parking is $5 per game but season parking passes are available for $25.
  • Per game seating (subject to availability) is $20 per game for chair type seats bench general admission will be $10 per seat for adults and $5 for students.
  • For more information on PC season tickets and a link to the season ticket order form click here… For the PC football schedule, click here. … Go Blue Hose!!



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