Sports Report for Friday, 11-8-2019

PC Notes:

  • Blue Hose Host Gardner-Webb… After being on the road for what seems like forever the Blue Hose football team will return home tomorrow to Bailey Memorial Stadium where they will host the Runnin Bulldogs of Gardner-Webb…. The Bulldogs are 3-6 on the season and are coming off a 30-27 loss to Charleston Southern last week… PC is still looking for its first win of the season and is coming off a 40-17 loss to Hampton… Earlier in the season the Bulldogs defeated Hampton 35-27… Kickoff is slated for 1:00 pm so make plans to come on and enjoy some PC football
  • W: Basketball: PC 70 – SC State 49… back on Tuesday the Lady Blue Hose basketball team opened its season with a 70-49 win over the lady Bulldogs at SC State… If you would like more information about this game, click here.
  • M: Basketball: Clemson 79 – PC 45… last night the men’s basketball team traveled up to Clemson and fell by a score of 79-45… If you would like more information about this game, click here.
  • Schedule for all Sports at PC… If you would like to see the upcoming schedule for all sports at PC as well as results from recent contest in all sports, click here.

 

Local Notes:

CHS Red Devils:

  • Red Devils Travel to Camden… The Clinton Red Devil football team will travel down to Camden to take on the 9-1 Bulldogs in first round playoff action tonight… The Bulldogs come into the game averaging 40.4 points per game on offense while giving up 19.9 games on defense… The Red Devils are averaging 20.1 points per game on offense while giving up 28.6 points per game on defense… The Bulldogs only loss this season was to Fairfield Central by a score of 21-20… Against teams that made it into the playoffs they are 5-1 while Clinton is 2-6… For directions to the stadium, where to park and enter the stadium as well as other important information, click here…. Simply put… Go Big Red!!!

 

LDHS Raiders:

  • Raiders Host Blythewood… While the Red Devils will be on the road tonight the Region I-AAAAA Champion Laurens Raiders will be hosting the Blythewood Bengals at KC Hanna Stadium… The Bengals come into the game with a 5-5 record and have lost the last 3 games of the season… Laurens comes into the game 8-1 and has won 7 straight games since their 23-6 loss to Hillcrest in the second game of the season… Blythewood averages 24.6 points per game while giving up 23.9 points per game… Laurens on the other hand averages 29 points per game while giving up 16.8 points per game… Against teams that made it into the playoffs, the Bengals have a 4-5 record while the Raiders have a 5-0 record… For more information from School District 55 about this game including how to get your tickets ahead of time, click here….Of course you can catch all the action her on Real radio WLBG tonight and streaming live on the internet at www.wlbg.com… We will not be having our Friday Night Insiders program at 6:00 pm tonight and will start out coverage about 6:30 with Elmo and I doing our weekly picks and then going live to KC Hanna Stadium…. Again simply put… Go Raiders!

 

 Ware ShoalsThe Ware Shoals Hornets will be hosting the Trojans of Hunter-Kinard-Tyler tonight at Tommy Davis Field in the first round of the Class-A playoffs… The Hornets come into the game with a 3-7 season record while the Trojans come in with a 6-4 record… I want to wish Coach Chris Johnston and the Hornets good luck tonight!

 

 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.

 

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, 11-8-19… The Raiders will host Blythewood in a first round playoff game at KC Hanna Stadium…. We will go live to KC Hanna Stadium about 6:30… No Friday Night Insiders… Raider football can always be heard on the internet at www.wlbg.com

 

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 

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!

 

 Youth Basketball at the Ridge… Youth basketball registration in now underway at The Ridge the City of Laurens Parks and Recreation Headquarters on Exchange Drive… Youth basketball is for ages 7-12 and the coat is only $40… You can register daily at The Ridge from now until November 23rd…. If you have any questions call them at 681-7275.

 

Youth Basketball at the Laurens YMCA… Youth basketball registration is under way at the Laurens Family YMCA for youth 3-6… The cost is $40 and registration will close on January 12, 2020… You can register at the YMCA during normal operating hours and if you have any questions call them at 984-2621

 

2019 Reindeer Run… The 2019 version of the Laurens YMCA Reindeer Run will take place on 12-14-19… The 5K race will start at 9:00 am and the Fun Run for ages 1-12 will start at 9:05… There is discount for early registration ($25) which will end November 22nd and will be $30 after that… There are also team discount available… You can register at the YMCA or online at: www.active.com… There is more information on the flyer for the event that you can see if you click here.

 

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.