- Football… The PC football team takes to the road for the last time this season as they head to New Jersey tomorrow to take on the Monmouth Hawks in a 12:00 pm contest… Should be a fairly evenly matched contest as the Hawks are only 3-6 on the season and 1-3 in Bid South Play… Last year PC defeated the Hawks 18-12 at Bailey Memorial Stadium so you know the hawks will be looking for revenge… To see more information about the game, click here.
- Men’s Basketball… Coach Gregg Nibert and his Blue Hose basketball team open their season tonight as they travel up to Furman to take on the Paladins… It would be a great start to the season to defeat the Paladins on their home court and it’s not that far up their so why don’t you go on up and cheer on the Blue Hose… Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00 pm…. The Blue Hose will be home Monday night taking on USC Upstate in a 7:00 pm contest.
- Women’s Basketball… The Lady Blue Hose basketball team also opens their season tonight and they too are on the road traveling to Blacksburg, Va. to take on the Lady Hokies of Virginia Tech… Tipoff there is also scheduled for 7:00 pm… They will also be on the road Monday night taking on Kennesaw State.
- Meet the Raiders… This Friday night in the LDHS main gym, the Raider basketball teams will be hosting their 2nd annual Meet the Raiders Night… Not only will the teams be introduced and have a short scrimmage, but there will also be opportunities for the fans to have a little fun and possibly win some cash. There will be free throw and 3-point shot contest as well as a half court shot contest… The cost to enter the half court shot contest will be $1 per shot… There will also be a 50/50 raffle… The action will start at 7:00 and end about 8:30… The cost for admission will be $2 and all monies raised will go to the LDHS basketball programs to help cover cost that are not covered in the school’s funding of the teams… Please make plans to be there and get your first look at the teams plus have a little fun.
- HS Football Playoffs… Well the playoffs for all classifications below 4-A start tonight and some of the games that might have local interest are: Whitmire @ Ridge Springs Monetta, Pendleton @ Newberry, Indian Land @ Woodruff, Daniel @ South Pointe, Union @ BHP & Wren @ Lancaster.
- 4-A Playoffs… Now the 4-A playoffs begin 1 week from today and of course Laurens has made the field… The official brackets will be announced somewhere around noon tomorrow… As soon as I know I will tweet it on my twitter account AM860Mike… I’ll also try to get a posting up on the home page of at www.wlbg.com… Please understand that what am I about to say is speculation but based on what a lot of the “bracket experts” are saying it looks like the raiders may be traveling to Rock Hill to take on Northwestern… Again that is an “educated guess”…. We shall see.
- Clemson… Now most all Clemson fans know the #1 ranked Clemson Tigers travel to Syracuse in football action tomorrow at 3:30… But did you know that both the men and women’s basketball teams open their season today… The ladies will host Charleston Southern at noon and then on Sunday host Coastal Carolina in a 2:00 pm contest… The lady Tiger home games will be at the Jervey Gym on the Clemson campus… Meanwhile the men will host North Carolina Central in a 7:00 pm contest tonight to start their season… All the Tiger home games will be played in Greenville at the Bon Secures wellness Center, The Well for short.
- South Carolina… Now the top 10 ranked Lady Gamecock basketball team by Dawn Staley will also open their season tonight as they host Ohio State in a 7:00 pm contest at the Colonial Life Center… Then tomorrow not only will the Gamecock football team host the Florida Gators in a noon contest but Franks martin and the men’s basketball team will start their season as they host Norfolk State in a 7:00 pm contest at the Colonial Life Center .. Want to bet the women have more at their game today than the men do tomorrow?
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