Sports Report for Thursday, 10-24-2019

Local Notes:

CHS

  • Tennis: Clinton 6 – Indian Land 0… The Lady Red Devils started their participation in the Class-AA tennis playoffs yesterday by hosting the Indian land Warriors… Well they started it off with a bang as they took a 6-0 win over the Warriors… Now at this time I don’t have match details but there is a picture of the scoreboard yesterday posted on Twitter and from looking at it the Red Devils took dominate wins in each match… The team will be back in action Monday as they host the Powdersville Patriots in second round action… Powdersville advanced by taking a 7-0 win over Broome.

 

LDHS

  • Tennis: Mauldin 7 – Laurens 0… Now the Lady Raider tennis team also qualified for the playoffs for the first time in recent memory… They traveled to Mauldin yesterday to take on the 17-3 overall and 14-0 in region play Mavericks in their first round match… The Mavericks proved to be just too strong for the Raiders as they took a 7-0 win… The Mavericks pretty much dominated each match and the closest the Raiders came to picking up a win was Kelsie Little’s 2-6 & 5-7 loss in the #5 singles match… Afterwards Coach Youmans mentioned how proud she was of the team for battling hard all year long and what a great group of young ladies they are… Congratulations to the Raiders for qualifying for the playoffs this year!   The Mavericks advance to host Laurens region foe TL Hanna next Monday.

 

Football Schedule for Today:

  • Clinton JV host Emerald @ 6:00 pm
  • Laurens JV at TL Hanna @ 5:30
  • Laurens MS at Brewer @ 5:00 pm

 

 High School Football Scores and Standings

  • Thanks to scfootballstats.com you can now see last weekend’s scores for all games by classification… You can also see the standings in each region by classification… To see this information click here.

 

Pro Sports… For more information on the game(s) below click on their score.

  • Washington 12 – Astros 3… Now for you casual baseball fans,  tied 2-2 headed to top of 7th inning when Nationals put 6 runs on the board in route to a 12-3 win… Kurt Suzuki homered to lead the inning off and the flood gates opened…  The Nationals only outhit the Astros 14-9 put they were well placed hits… The nationals now lead the series 2-0 and the series will shift to DC for game 3 on Friday starting at 8:00 pm.

 

 

Broadcast Notes…  The broadcast schedule for upcoming local sports is just below… Remember all local sports are streamed live on the internet at www.wlbg.com on our homepage where you need to click on the Listen Live button in the upper right area of the page.

  • Friday, 10-18-19… Varsity football, TL Hanna at Laurens… Friday Night Insiders at 6:05 and live from KC Hanna Stadium about 6:35…. Raider football can always be heard on the internet at www.wlbg.com

 

 

Laurens County TD Club

  • The Laurens County Touchdown Club meets every other Thursday at noon out at The Ridge the City of Laurens Parks and Recreation Headquarters on Exchange Drive…. If you would like to see the entire schedule and information on how to join the club, click here.
  • The next meeting is October 25th and in addition to the local high school coaches talking about their past and upcoming games, Jack Childress one of the better college football officials will be the featured speaker.
  • If you would like to see video of the past club meetings, click here.

 

High School & Middle School Sports Schedules for this Week

  • Laurens School Dist. 55: To see the sports schedule for this week at LDHS and District 55 middle schools, click here
  • Clinton School District 56: To see the sports schedule for this week at CHS and CMS, click here.
  • Laurens Academy: To see 2019 Crusader volleyball schedule click here…. To see the 2019 Crusader varsity and middle school football schedules, click here

 

This and That

Youth Appreciation Night at KC Hanna Stadium… Laurens District 55 High School football team is hosting Youth Appreciation Night Friday, October 25, 2019, before the Raiders football game against TL Hanna at KC Hanna Stadium… All youth and youth coaches wearing a jersey or cheer uniform from the City of Laurens Recreation League, or the YMCA Recreation League will be admitted free into the game… For more information about this including what gates to enter and parent tickets, click here.

 

 Boo in the Park… The City of Laurens and PRTC are once again this year sponsoring Boo in the Park to be held October 31st at the Laurens Amphitheater… This is a free event that is an alternative to Trick or Treating in a safe environment… There will be a costume contest and a movie…Age limits to participate in the trick or treating and the costume contest are youth 10 and under.

  

Raider Softball Chicken Stew Fund Raiser… The Laurens Raider softball team is selling chicken stew to help raise funds for equipment travel and other expenses that are not fully covered by district funds… The stew will be cooked on Friday, November 15 and will be ready for pick up the next day (Saturday, November 16) at the hickory Tavern Fire department… The stew will be $8 per quart and to order yours see any member of the Raider softball team either varsity or JV players… You can also contact Coach Smith to order your stew… Her email address is: mesmith@laurens55.org… Don’t wait too long to order you stew, I already have!

  

Laurens County Chamber of Commerce College Football Fan Challenge Oyster Roast… Go ahead and mark your calendar for Thursday, November 7th because that is when the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce will be holding the 2019 version of their College Fan Oyster Roast… As in the past the menu will include steamed oysters, low country boil chicken gumbo and various liquid refreshments… There will also be college football celebrities there and they will be conducting both live and silent auctions… The gates will open out at the chamber offices at 5:00 pm and food will be served at 6:00 pm… The tickets are $40 each and to purchase tickets or for more information on this event, call Marlene Owings at the chamber at 833-2716 or contact her via email at: informationowings@laurensounty.org… See you there!

 

 

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