Sports Report for Tuesday, 1-19-2021

Local Notes:

Clinton HS:

  • Varsity Boys Host Emerald Tonight… A quick reminder that according to the basketball schedules, the Red Devil boys’ varsity basketball team will be hosting the Emerald Vikings tonight starting at 6:00 pm in region action… There will be no girls’ game due to the Vikings dealing with a COVID 19 issue… You need to buy your tickets online ahead of time and to do that see the information in the Ticket Section below… Go Big Red!

Laurens HS: Due to COVID 19 concerns there are no athletic events in District 55 this week.


Laurens Academy:

  • Crusaders at Home Tonight… According to the schedule I have the Laurens Academy Crusaders will host the eagles of Richard Winn Academy tonight with the girls’ game starting at 5:30 pm…. Good Luck to the Crusaders


PC Notes: For more information on any specific game(s) mentioned below, click on the score(s)

  • Women’s Basketball… The Blue Hose women’s basketball teams dropped a pair of games over the weekend as the fell to the Campbell Camels by one point in each of two games held at PC on Friday and Saturday… The fell to Campbell by a score of 61-62 on Friday as Campbell came back to beat the Blue Hose on a shot by Campbell’s Shy Tulle at the buzzer… On Saturday it was almost a repeat of Friday as Tulle hit a free throw with 1.9 seconds left in the game to spoils PC’s comeback bid as they fell to Campbell 58-59… PC falls to 6-6 on the season overall and 5-5 in Big South action… They are scheduled to take on High Point in a pair of games this Friday and Saturday at 6:00 pm and 4:00 pm respectively.
  • Men’s Basketball… The men also took on Campbell in a pair of games on Thursday and Friday but they were up at Campbell… On Thursday they also lost to the Camels in a close one as Campbell took a 48-46 win over the Blue Hose… Now the news is no better where Friday’s game is concerned as the camels once again took a win over the Blue Hose this time by a score of 73-51… They were behind 32-15 at the half and never could climb out of that hole…  PC’s record dropped to 3-5 overall and 1-3 in Big South play.
  • Men at Home Tonight and Tomorrow Night… The men will return to action as they host the Winthrop Eagles in a pair of games starting tonight at 7:00 pm and tomorrow at 5:00 pm… Winthrop comes into the game tonight a perfect 13-0 overall and 10-0 in Big South play… Now if you can’t make it out to the game tonight you will be able to see the game on ESPNU

Local Sports Schedule: All schedules subject to change right up to game time due to COVID 19

  • School District 55: Due to COVID 19 concerns there are no athletic events in District 55 this week
  • School District 56:  To see the sports schedule for this week at CHS and CMS, click here
  • Laurens Academy: To see the varsity basketball schedules click here…. To see the middle school schedule click here.
  • Middle School Basketball… Due to COVID 19 concerns there are no athletic events in District 55 this week
  • PC Sports Calendar… To see the PC athletics sports calendar click here.

Ticket Information

Clinton HS

  • Home Games… Clinton HS has issued guidelines on how many people will be allowed into the main gym for contest (386) and other items pertaining to COVID 19 issues… To see those and more information about this click hereA couple of important things to point out are that no tickets will be sold at the door, they must be bought online… This applies to JV and varsity games and if you click on the link I provided above you will find where to purchase the tickets online… Also there are special codes to apply if you are the parent of a participating athlete to help ensure you get a ticket but you must purchase by 4:00 pm the day of the game to be sure you get a ticket(s)… There are several other things you need to know so again click here to go the CHS athletic website where all of this is explained… To go directly to the page where you purchase tickets click here.


General College Notes:

Men’s Basketball… For more information on any specific game(s) mentioned below, click on the score at the beginning

  • Men’s Basketball Scores… To see the latest men’s basketball DI scores or check on upcoming games by clicking on the date you are interested in, click here.
  • Rankings… To see the latest AP men’s DI rankings once they start) click here.
  • COVID-19 & Schedule Changes… To see the latest schedule changes caused by the COVID 19 virus click here.

Women’s Basketball… For more information on any specific game(s) mentioned below, click on the score at the beginning

  • Women’s Basketball Scores… To see the latest women’s basketball DI scores or check on upcoming games by clicking on the date you are interested in, click here.
  • Rankings… To see the latest AP women’s DI rankings once they start) click here.


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

NFL

  • Schedule and Scores … To see the NFL schedule for the past week (until Wednesday each week) and then the upcoming games for this weekend (starting on Thursday) click here.

NBA

  • Scores… To go to the NBA website where they list the most recent scores click here and you can also find the box score for the games there also.
  • Schedule… To see the upcoming NBA schedule and TV availability if at click here.
  • Standings… To see the current NBA standings click here.


This and That

  • 2021 Raider Baseball Tryouts… Coach Tori Patterson has now set the dates for Raider baseball tryouts and those dates are Monday and Tuesday February 1st and 2nd… Those wanting to tryout for the team will be expected to be there both days and you must have a current physical before you can participate… C-Team:  Is open to 7th and 8th graders and you need to be at Ed Prescott Field between 4:00-5:45 pm on those dates… JV and Varsity: Is open to 9th – 12th graders and you need to be at Ed Prescott Field between 5:45-7:30 pm… If there are any questions, please email Head Coach Tori Patterson at kjpatterson@laurens55.org.
  • Pick Your Promo for January at the Laurens YMCA… The Laurens Family YMCA which is part of the Lakelands YMCA group is having a Pick You Promo for the month of January… For January only you can join the Y with no joiner’s fee, no monthly fee and no contract or you can join the Y and get half off the monthly fee for January, February and March but you must sign up during January… If you have questions or want more details on this call the Y at 984-2626… If you have been thinking about joining the YMCA this is a great opportunity to do so don’t let it pass you by.
  • 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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