Sports Report for Tuesday, 11-19-2019

PC Notes:

  • Blue Hose Fall to CSU in Football… Last Saturday the Blue Hose football team hosted the Buccaneers of Charleston Southern University… In part due to 4 PC turnovers the Bucs scored 27 points before the Blue Hose finally got on the scoreboard late in the fourth quarter as the Bucs took a 27-7 win over PC in their last football game as a member of the Big South Conference… Jaden Turner scored the TD on a 2 yard run… Wide Receiver Keith Pearson led the Blue Hose offense with a career-high 129 receiving yards…. Now for more information on this game, click here… The Blue Hose will close out their season this coming Saturday when they host the Knights of St. Andrews University at Bailey Memorial Stadium… Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 pm.
  • PC Athletic Schedule… To see the current schedule of athletic events upcoming this month at PC and the results of completed contest, click here.


Local Notes:

CHS Red Devils:

  • Cross Country Participates In State Meet Today… A quick reminder that the Red Devil cross country teams will be traveling to Camden today to participate in the SCHSL State Championship Meet… The Red Devil boys’ team will run at 12:35 pm and the girls will run at 2:20 pm… The meet will be held at the Carolina Cup Course and if you get a chance go on down and root them on… Go Big Red!



College Sports:

  • FBS AP Football Poll… The latest AP Poll for FBS football had no changes in the top 3 spots… In order they are LSU, Ohio State and Clemson… Georgia did move up a spot to come in at #4 and last week’s #4 Alabama fell to #5… Spots 6-10 are occupied by Oregon, Utah, Oklahoma, Penn State and Florida… To see the entire top 25 in the poll, click here.
  • FCS Coaches Poll… Now the latest FCS Coaches Poll still has North Dakota State and James Madison as the top two teams but it does have a new #3 team Montana which moved up a notch… The only two South Carolina teams in the top 25 are Furman and Wofford… Furman dropped from #7 to #15 after its loss to Wofford this past weekend while Wofford moved up from #20 to #17… To see the entire poll, click here.


NASCAR… For you casual NASCAR fans (the true fans already know this) the NASCAR season ended last Sunday with the final race down at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

  • Race Results… Kyle Busch saw the checkered flag first winning the race with Martin Truex Jr., Erik Jones, Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano being the next 4 drivers across the finish line… To see the entire order of finish for this race, click here.
  • . Monster Energy Cup Standings… Now with the win, Kyle Busch was able to win the Monster Energy Cup Championship for the season just 5 points ahead of second place finisher martin Truex Jr… Kevin Harvick finished third just 7 points behind Busch and Denny Hamlin fourth 13 points behind Busch… To see the entire final standing for the Cup series click here.
  • Other Final Standings… Now if you happen to be interested in the final standings for the XFinity Series click here and if you are interested in the final standings for the Gander Truck Series click here.



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 21st and in addition to the local high school coaches talking about their past and upcoming games, it will be the annual Carolina – Clemson day.
  • 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.
  • 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.



This and That 

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 cost 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


Youth Basketball and Cheerleading at the Clinton YMCA… Registration is also open at the Clinton YMCA for both youth basketball and cheerleading… Youth basketball will be for youth ages 5-12 in 6 appropriate age groupings… Registration will close December 9th and the cost is $50 for Y members and $65 for non-members and financial help is available… Now for more information about this you can click here to open up document about youth basketball and cheerleading by the Y or call them at 833-1555… Register at the Clinton YMCA during normal business hours.


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:… There is more information on the flyer for the event that you can see if you click here.


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