- Football… Well after having to play the first three games of the season on the road, the 1-2 Blue Hose football team finally gets to play in the friendly confines of Bailey Memorial Stadium tomorrow night at 7 pm as the take on the Florida Tech Panthers… The Panthers are a D-II team that has a 3-0 record coming into the game… This will be the first time these two teams on the gridiron… Now for more information and background on this game, click here
- JV football: Chesnee 28 – CHS 26… A tough loss for the Red Devils as they fell in overtime.
- Girls’ Tennis: CHS 5 – Broome 2… Yesterday the Lady Red Devil team hosted Broome HS and took a 5-2 win over the Lady Centurions… Gracie Waldron, Elizabeth Jones and Mary Katherine Kelly all took wins in singles action… In doubles action, Waldron and Jones teamed up to form the # 1 doubles team and defeated their opponents… Likewise the #2 doubles team of Kalen Richardson and Janie Tiller also defeated their opponents… The team is now 6-2 overall and 3-1 in region play and will host Woodruff next Tuesday.
- 9th Grade Football: Dorman 36 – Laurens 6… Sorry no further details
- JV football: Dorman 39 – Laurens 30. .. Sorry no further details.
- Golf: Wade Hampton 206 – Laurens 211…. The Lady Raiders hosted Wade Hampton on Thursday at Lakeside CC. Wade Hampton won the match 206-211… This was the best team score of the season for the Lady Raiders…. Both Hannah Finley and Brandi Eiff had personal best scores… Scores for Laurens were Alexus Moore 53, Hannah Finley 48, Bailey Gibbs 53 and Brandi Eiff 57… The team travels to TL Hanna on Monday.
- Four To Be Inducted in Laurens Distinct 55 Athletic Hall of Fame Today… Today at 6 pm in the atrium of the main gym at LDHS 3 former athletes and 1 coach will be inducted into the Laurens District 55 Hall of Fame… They are Albert Garrett, Stan Whitlock, Marcus Whitmore and Coach Eddie West… The public is invited to attend the ceremony and we will have more about this early next week here on my sports report.
- MS Football: LA 48 – Cambridge 12… The LA middle school football team traveled to Greenwood yesterday to tale on Cambridge Academy and came home with a 48-12 win to run their season record to 2-1.
Middle School Football:
- CMS (7) 20 – HT 14… The CMS 7th grade team traveled to Hickory tavern yesterday to take on the Panthers… When the final whistle blew, the Wildcats had taken a 20-14 win over the Panthers… The game opened with a bang as the Wildcats’ with JyKorie Gary returned the opening kickoff about 85 yard for the score… He also added a 2-point PAT to make the score 8-0… CMS also scored on their second possession going 46 yards in 6 plays with the score coming on a 28 yard pass from Shavis Edwards to Nyker Sims… The conversion failed making the score 14-0… The Panthers then drove 87 yards in 16 plays with Zack Samples carrying it the last 3 yards for the score… The PAT failed making it 14-6 and that is where the score stood at the half… HT scored on the first play of the third quarter as Samples rambled 53 yards to make the score 14-12 as the conversion was unsuccessful… The Wildcats scored one more time in the final quarter when Edwards again connected with Sims for on a 10 yard pass play with the conversion again failing.
- Southside Christian 52 – GCO 7… The GCO Tigers traveled to Greenville to take on Southside Christian and fell by a score of 52-7… GCO trailed by only 8 points with a couple of minutes left in the first half when things turned south for the Tigers.
- Wright Middle 36 – LMS 8… The LMS Tigers traveled to Abbeville to take on Wright MS and frll by a score of 36-8… Wright scored all their points in the first half and the Tigers only score came in the third quarter on a 4 yard run by Isaac Craig with Waldrick Burnside adding the 2-point conversion.
- Westview 20 – Sanders 12… In a hard fought battle at the LMS football field, the Sanders Yellow Jackets fell to the Westview Titans by a score of 20-12… Jayden McGowan scored in the 2nd quarter on a 43 yard TD pass from Zak Rice for sanders first score and Shamare Dendy scored on a 4 yard run in the 4th quarter to cap of the scoring for Sanders.
- Braves 6 – Marlins 3… The Atlanta Braves extended their winning streak to 6 games last night as they took a 6-3 win over the Miami Marlins down in Florida in the first game of a 4-game series… For more information on this game, click here.
Local Football Schedule: Games start at 7:30
- LDHS… The 1-3 Laurens Raiders host the 2-2 Dorman Cavaliers at KC Hanna Stadium
- CHS… The 1-1 Red Devils travel to Chesnee to take on the 3-2 Chesnee Eagles.
- Laurens Academy… The Laurens Academy Crusaders will host Curtis Baptist and one of these teams will pick up its first win of the season.
- Varsity Football: Our next Laurens varsity football broadcast will be tonight when Laurens host the Dorman Cavaliers at KC Hanna Stadium … We will start with our Friday Night Insiders program at 5:30 followed by Stan Olenick & Mike Anthony and then go live 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. .. Also remember the game will be streamed live at www.wlbg.com.
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