Sports Report for Wednesday, 10-30-2019

Local Notes: 

Middle School:

  • Laurens 54 – Sanders 6…Yesterday the Sanders Yellow Jackets and the Laurens MS Tigers got together on a wet afternoon at KC Hanna Stadium… The Tigers took a 42-0 lead at the half and then went on to take a 54-6 win over Sanders… sanders had trouble at times holding onto the wet ball and more often than not that led to Tiger points… KD Mosley had 2 rushing TDs for the tigers a 40 yard run, a fumble recover and 11 yard TD as well as a 59 yard punt return for a score… Travija Austin also had a 32 yard scoring run for the tigers and Hugo Avila had one of 57 yards… Laurens MS also had 3 passes for TDs one of 42 yard from Noah Mosley to Hunter Nabors and then Nabors completed two scoring strike one of 57 yards to Travija Austin and the other an 18 yard pass to Braylen Jones… Sanders only score came with 2:18 left in the game when Jamari Cullen broke away down the left sideline and scored 63 yards later. .

 

 Schedule Notes for Today… If any of the following are postponed or rescheduled I’ll put something about that in the Local News section on our homepage at www.wlbg.com and try to get it announced.

  • Camden at Clinton… Third round girls’ tennis playoff action at the courts on the campus of Clinton Middle School at 5:99 pm.
  • Hickory Tavern at Gray Court-Owings… This middle school football action is scheduled for 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.

  • National 7 – Houston 2… Well so far in this year’s World Series the visiting team has won every game… With that said it should not surprise you when I tell you that the nationals took a 7-2 win over the Astros in Houston last night to tie the series at 3-3 and force game 7 tonight in Houston… Five Astros pitchers gave up 9 hits 3 of which were homers while Stephen Strasburg pitched 8⅓ strong innings for the national in the win…. Game 7 starts tonight at 8:07 on Fox.

 

 

 

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.

  • Thursday, 10-31-19… JV Football Easley at Laurens, 6:00 pm
  • Friday, 11-1-19… Varsity football, Laurens at Easley… 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
  • Friday, 11-8-19… The Raiders will host a first round playoff game against an opponent yet to be determined…. We will go live to KC Hanna Stadium about 6:30… No Friday Night Insiders.

 

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 November 1st and in addition to the local high school coaches talking about their past and upcoming games, Shap Boyd the incoming Head Football Coach at Erskine College
  • 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

 

Boo at The Ridge… The City of Laurens and PRTC are once again this year sponsoring Boo in the Park to be held October 31st… Due to the predicted heavy rains the event has been moved and will now take place inside the The Ridge the City of Laurens Parks and Recreation headquarters… Overflow parking will be at the Laurens Little League Park and a shuttle will operate between there and The Ridge… 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!

 

 

 

If you have any comments, suggestions, or want to reports scores, please contact me via email at: sports@wlbg.com or text me at 864-981-3470.