Sports Report for Thursday, 10-15-2020

Local Notes:

Clinton Red Devils

  • Volleyball: Woodruff 3 – Clinton 0… Back on Tuesday the Red Devil volleyball teams traveled up to Woodruff to take on the Wolverines… The news is not what I like to report as the Wolverines took a 3-0 win in varsity action… Set scores were 25-15, 25-18 and 25-17…. JV: Woodruff 2 – Clinton 0… Unfortunately news is no better where the JV squad is concerned as the Wolverines took a 2-0 win… Set scores were 25-15 and 25-22… TODAY: The volley ball teams are scheduled to travel LDHS today with JV action starting at 5:30.

Laurens Raiders:

  • Girls Golf Team Finishes Third in Region Tournament…. Back on Monday the Lady Raider golf team participated in the Region 2-4A Tournament and finished 4th overall… Anna Gray Rowland led the Raiders shooting a 92 and made the All-Region team as that scored tied her for third overall…For more information on how the other members of the team did, how the other schools did and comments from Coach Jim Iacuone click here. The team will now travel to the Upper State Qualifier this coming Monday at Falcon’s Lair Golf Club in Walhalla… Congratulation to Miss Rowland and good luck to the Raiders next Monday.
  • Volleyball at Home for Senior Night… As I previously mentioned the Raider volleyball teams will host the Clinton Red Devils tonight in the main gym at LDHS… This is the final match of the season for the Raiders and it will also be senior night… The JV match will start at 5:30 and at about 6:30 they will be honoring the Raiders three seniors Veronica Corteville, Michaela Smith and Rebekah Smith… Tickets will be sold at the door for $5 each.

Laurens Academy Crusaders:

  • Volleyball: LA 3 – Richard Winn 1…. The Laurens Academy volleyball teams hosted the Eagles of Richard Winn last night… In varsity action to Crusaders took a 3-1 win over the Eagles… The Crusaders took the first set 25-20 and the second set 25-15… The Eagles then rallied taking the third set 25-23 but the Crusaders but a halt to the Eagle’s comeback and took a 25-18 win in the fourth set to take the 3-1 win…
  • Middle School: LA 2 – RW 1… In middle school action prior to the varsity there is more good news as the Crusaders took a 2-1 win… Sorry no other information on this match.
  • Today… Tonight the Crusaders play host to another set of Eagles, the Newberry Academy Eagles…The middle school match will start at 5:00 pm and then after that the varsity match… This is also the Crusaders final home match of the regular season and at some point tonight they will be honoring their seniors.

Middle School Football Schedule for TodayAll games start at 5:00 pm unless otherwise notes.

  • Newberry Academy at Laurens Academy (6:00 pm start)
  • Dixie at Whitmire
  • Sanders at Ware Shoals
  • Laurens Middle at Gray Court-Owings… To be broadcast on WLBG

Broadcast Notes…  Below is a list of dates, kickoff times and teams that we plan on broadcasting live sports on Real Radio WLBG… And as usual you can hear it live on 860AM, 104.1 FM and the internet at www.wlbg.com.

  • October 15: Laurens Middle School at Gray Court-Owings… We will go live about 5:00 pm
  • October 16: Aiken at Laurens …. Friday Night Insiders will start about 6:03 and then we will go live from the stadium about 6:35.

Local Sports Schedule:

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


College Notes:

  • Football Scores from This Past Weekend… To see the FB football scores from this past weekend click here…. To see the scores from the FCS division click here.
  • Football Rankings… To see the latest FBS rankings click here


Pro Sports: For more information on the game(s) below, click on the score at the beginning.

 MLB

  • Dodgers 15 – Braves 3….  I have heard it said often that sometimes you get the bear (Dodgers) and sometimes the bear (Dodgers) get you and last night it was the later as the Dodgers scored 11 runs in the top of the first inning and then went on to take a 15-3 win over the Braves in the NLCS… The Dodgers had 3 homeruns in the first inning (5 in the game) as well as 2 doubles and a single to produce those 11 runs…. The Braves lead in the NLCS is now 2-1 with game 4 scheduled to start tonight at 8:00 pm and it can be seen on FOX and FS1.
  • Astros 4 – Rays 3… Yesterday the Astros managed to fight off elimination in the ALCS as they took a 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays… Click on the score at the beginning for more information… The Rays now lead the series 3-1 and game 5 will be today at 5:00 pm and can be seen on TBS
  • MLB Playoff Information… This year’s playoffs and World Series will be like no other in that once they get past the wild card games all series will be played at neutral sites including the World Series… To read more about this setup click here… To see the bracket and schedule for the entire post season click here

NASCAR

  • NASCAR Results From Charlotte Roval … To see the race results Charlotte this past weekend click here… Once you get there you can  choose the series you are interested in.
  • This Weekends Schedule at Kansas … To see the schedule for this weekend click here
  • 2020 NASCAR Series Standing... To go to the NASCAR posting where driver standing for each of the 3 main NASCAR series is located click here and then choose the series you are interested in.

NFL

  • Schedule and Scores … To see the NFL schedule for the current week and scores (if any) click here.


This and That

  • Laurens County Touchdown Club… The next meeting of the Laurens County TD Club will be at noon on October 22nd out at The Ridge on Exchange Drive… In addition to the local high school coaches the featured speaker is scheduled to be Shell Dula former coach and native Laurens…To view a posting that has more information about the club, how to join and schedule of speakers, click here.
  • Boo In The Park… The City of Laurens Parks and Recreation department is proud to announce that Boo in the Park will be held on Thursday, October 29th from 6:00-7:30pm at Laurens City Park on Brownlee Avenue…  This event is a safe Trick or Treating event that has been extremely popular going on 14 years and is sponsored by PRTC…  Trick or treating is open to any child ages 1-10…  Recreation Director Jason Pridgen states, “We are excited to once again offer Boo in the Park.  We chose Laurens City Park because it will allow to most effectively help social distance while also providing all the children as safe place to trick or treat.”…  To become a vendor for the event please call the Rec. Department at 681-7275 or email LaurensPRD@yahoo.com
  • Tae Kwon Do Returns to Laurens YMCA… Tae Kwon Do classes are returning to the Laurens Family YMCA starting on October 5, 2020… These classes are for youth 7-15 years old and are $25 per month… Classes will be held each Monday from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm… If you have more questions call the Y at 984-2626

 

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