CHS: The Clinton JV game with Greer last night started but then had to called off due to lightning.
- Ninth Grade Football… Spartanburg 26 – Laurens 18… The Laurens raider 9th grade football team faced off against the Spartanburg yesterday afternoon at KC Hanna Stadium and came up on the short end of a 26-18 score… The two teams were pretty evenly matched but the raiders had at least 6 turnovers via fumbles or interceptions that more often than not led to Viking points… The Vikings got on the board first returning an interception 33 yard to make it 6-0… Later in the 2nd quarter, a Raider fumble set the Vikings up on the Raider 25 yard line and they scored 3 plays later and added a point PAT to make it 14-0… The Vikings intercepted another Laurens pass on the next possession and returned it for a TD to make the score 20-0 at the half… Laurens scored early in the 3rd quarter on a 2 yard run by Mikel Burnsides to make it 20-6… Laurens Dee Foster picked off a Viking pass in the next series but the Raiders did not capitalize on it… With about 3 minutes left in the 3rd quarter the Burnside returned a Viking punt 72 yards for a score to make it 201-12 Vikings… Spartanburg defense held the Raider offense on a 4th down situation and took possession of the ball at the Raider 17 yard line and scored 3 plays later to make it 20-12… With just under 4 minutes left to play, a high snap sailed over the Viking punter’s head and Laurens set up shop at the Viking 29 yard line… Three plays later Burnside picked up his 3rd TD of the game on a 5 yard run to make the final 26-18… As 9th grade head coach Brandon Page said after the game “Great effort but too many turnovers.
- Football: Wardlaw 61 – LA 0… Laurens Academy and Wardlaw moved their game scheduled for tonight to yesterday at 6 due to the threat of bad weather… I don’t have any details but I can tell you that Wardlaw took a 60-0 win over the Crusaders… When I get details I will pass them on to you.
- Volleyball: LA 3 – Cambridge 1… Last night the Crusader volleyball team hosted Cambridge Academy… The news here is better as LA took a 3-1 win over Cambridge in varsity action… The Crusaders won the first two sets by scores of 25-19 and 25-15… Cambridge came back and took the third set 25-21… LA secured the match victory by taking the 4th set 26-24 in a hard fought set… In middle school action the news is not as good as Cambridge took a 2-0 win… Sorry no other details…
Middle School Football:…The 4 Laurens District 55 middle schools faced off against each other in a jamboree at LMS yesterday.
- Sanders 20 – Hickory Tavern 14 … For Sanders Shamare Dendy scored on a 16 yard run and Zak Rice rushed for the 2-point conversion… Rice then had a 22 yard TD pass to Dendy to make it 14-0 at the end of the first quarter… Later in the game Jayden McGowan scored on a 46 yard run.
- Laurens Middle 16 – Gray Court-Owings 0…. Zy Todd scored both TDs for LMS.
- Central Michigan 49 – PC 3… The Blue hose opened up their season last night up in Mount Pleasant, Mich. as they took on the Central Michigan Chippewas… PC was in the game the first half only trailing 14-3 at the end of the 2nd quarter but turnovers hurt PC as the Chippewas pulled away t take a 49-3 win… Now for more information on this game, click here.
- South Carolina 13 – Vanderbilt 10… A career–long 55 yard field goal by Elliot Frye with 36 seconds left to play lifted the SC Gamecocks to a 13-10 win over the Commodores of Vanderbilt last night in Nashville giving Will Muschamp his first win as head coach at SC… The field goal completed a run of 13 unanswered points by the Gamecocks after trailing 10-0 at the half… For more information on this game, click here.
- Braves 9 – Padres 6… For more information on this game, click here
- Rome Braves 3 – Drive 2… For more information on this game, click here.
Local Sports Schedule: Note: If we here of any changes in the football schedule for tonight, we will post them up in the news section of our home page as soon as we her… Most likely decisions will not be made until noon or sometime after that.
- LDHS host Chapman in varsity football 7:30
- CHS: travels to Greer 7:30
Broadcast Notes… Our next Laurens varsity football broadcast will be this Friday night when Laurens host the Chapman Panthers… We will start with our Friday Night Insiders program at 5:30 followed by Stan Olenick & Mike Anthony and then go live to Wilder Stadium about 6:35 with Doug Holiday calling the game and King Dixon adding his analysis of the game… Mike Hughes will report from the sideline…Our FM in-stadium transmitter will be set on 95.7
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