PC Notes: Coastal Carolina 24 – PC 17… The Blue Hose football team came as close as anybody has this year to defeating the #1 ranked Coastal Carolina Chanticleers this past Saturday down in Conway as they fell by a score of 24-17… The Blue Hose played their best game of the season and gave themselves a chance to win as they had a 4th and goal at the Coastal 10 yard line with seconds left to play in the game but just could not complete the pass in the end zone… Now for more information on this game and comments for Coach Nichols, click here…. PC returns home this Saturday for Homecoming when it plays host to Charleston Southern at Bailey Memorial Stadium at 2 p.m.
- Tennis: CHS 6 – Union County 1…. The Red Devil girls’ tennis team traveled to Union yesterday to make up a contest that was postponed by rain back on 9-24-15… Good news as the team’s winning streak continues as they posted a 6-1 win over the Yellow jackets… Clinton posted 5 wins in singles action as Gracie Waldron, Mason Paige Gambrell, Elizabeth Jones, Molly Scarborough & Izzy Worley all defeated their opponent… The other victory posted by the Red Devils was by the #1 doubles team composed of Waldron and Gambrell… The team is now 9-0 in region play and will have a chance today to make it 10-0 as Union County comes to Clinton in a regularly scheduled match.
- Lady Raiders Finish 5th in Region Tournament… The Lady Raider Golf team participated in the Region I-AAAA tournament at Fox Run CC in Simpsonville… LDHS finished in 5th place with a score of 440… Alexis Moore shot well enough to be region individual qualifier. .. She will play in the Upper State Tournament next Monday Oct. 19th… The region champion was Easley… Other teams moving on to the Upper State Tournament were: Greenville, TL Hanna, and Hillcrest…. Tournament individual champion was Savannah Goodman of Easley with a 3 under par 69. … The Upper State tournament will also be at Fox Run CC.
Middle School Volleyball
- CMS 3 – LMS 1… The Clinton Middle School Wildcats hosted the Laurens Middle School Tigers in volleyball action yesterday and took a 3-1 win over the visitors… CMS took the first game 25-12 and the second one 25-13… Laurens rebounded to take the third game 25-10 but Clinton rebounded and took the fourth one 25-22 to win the match… Kayla Watts and Abi Farmer were players of the game for the Wildcats.
- GCO 3 – SMS 2… In other volleyball results, Gray Court-Owings took a hard fought win over Sanders Middle School by a score of 3-2… GCO took game one by a score of 25-15 but Sanders responded and took a 25-21 win in the second game… GCO picked up the win in game three by a score of 25-13… Sanders did not go away easily as they rebounded and took game four by a score of 25-22… That forced the fifth and deciding game which GCO took by a score of 15-6… The GCO players who were recognized for their play in the match were Ellie Whitmire, McKenzie Craine, Alexis McWhorter & Priscilla Jaudigue.
- Steve Spurrier Retiring?… The buzz all over the various media sources last night is that South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier is retiring today effective immediately… Those same media sources say that at his normal weekly press conference today about 11:30 am the announcement will be made and that an interim coach will be named… Something tells me that there will be much more than the normal number of folks will be watching that press conference today, maybe even me… If you would like to watch the streaming of the press conference, click here. … Hope they don’t have an overload with all the folks logging in to watch.
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