Sports Report for Friday, 2-12-2021

Local Notes:

Clinton HS:

  • Lady Red Devils at Home Tonight… The Lady Red Devil basketball team has two games left in its season and one of them will be played tonight… At 6:00 pm the Red Devils will host the Vikings of Emerald HS… The Red Devils are clinging to a very thin chance to make the playoffs and a loss tonight will kill that slim chance… Come on out and support the Red Devils tonight and remember that you need to buy your tickets online ahead of time and I have information about how to do that in the Ticket Information section below.

Laurens Academy:

  • Basketball Teams on the Road Tonight… The Laurens Academy Crusaders will be finishing their regular season tonight… They will board the bus and travel down to Wardlaw Academy to make up games postponed from a week or so ago… Girls’ action will start at 5:30… Good luck to the Crusades!

NASCAR… Well up in heaven our old friend Big Gene Pinson is smiling as this is the weekend we will hear “gentlemen start your engines” when the NASCAR Cup season starts off with the running of the Daytona 500 at 2:30 this Sunday…. The race will be televised on Fox

  • Full Speedweek Schedule… To see the full schedule of races this week at Daytona and their results click here.
  • Starting Lineup… If you would like to see the starting lineup for the Daytona 500 click here.

PC Notes

  • M: PC 85 – Hampton Univ. 70last night at Hampton win over Pirates… only led by 2 (40-38) at the half & pulled away… Rayshon Harrison led PC game-high 24 points…PC is now 6-11 / 4-9…Same two teams today at 4 pm on ESPMN+ and on PC Radio Network.
  • Women… The PC women’s team is 9-8 / 8-7… Their series with Hampton at home this weekend postponed due to COVID issues… Their last game was against UNC-Ashville back on Feb. 3 and they won that game 82-64… For details on that game click here… As the schedule now stands, they will be back in action next Tuesday when they host UNC-Ashville in a 6:00 pm contest.

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

  • School District 55: To see the sports schedule for this week at LDHS, click here.
  • 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
  • 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.


  • 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

  • Spring Baseball & Softball Registration Now Open… The Laurens YMCA will be having Teeball and Weeball for youth ages 3-6… The City of Laurens Parks and Recreation will have 3 age groups of Little League baseball (L3) for youth ages 7-12… The deadline to register is February 13th… For more information click here
  • Raider Winter Baseball Camp… The Laurens Raider Baseball program will be hosting a 2-day baseball camp on Friday, February 12 and Saturday, February 13 at Laurens High School’s baseball field for 1st-6th graders… Camp times will be 6:00pm-8:30pm on Friday and 10:00am-12:30pm on Saturday… The camp fee is $40/camper…  To register ahead of time, please fill out the google form provided below… Participants should dress appropriately for the cold weather and bring a baseball glove and bat (if possible)…Due to Covid-19, organizers will follow all CDC Protocols which include wearing face masks (when not actively participating), social distancing and the use of a personal water bottle…If you have any questions, please email Coach Tori Patterson at kjpatterson@laurens55.orgTo go to the registration form click here.
  • 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


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