Sports Report for Tuesday, 6-8-2021

Local Notes

Countdown to Kickoff… The numbers of days left to the first football games are as follows;

  • Clinton host Pendleton  (8-20-21):  75
  • Laurens at TL Hanna  (8-20-21):  75
  • Clemson  and Georgia in Charlotte (9-4-21): 90
  • South Carolina host Eastern Illinois (9-4-21): 90

Clinton and Laurens

  • Quarles and Rice Playing in North-South All-Star Games Today… Seniors Kimon Quarles and Zak Rice will both be playing for the North Upstate All-Star Team today at 1:00, at Gilbert High School… The players and coaches for the four teams in this event were selected by the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association… If you would like to see the players and coaches on these four teams click here…   They will play again at 5:00 at either Gilbert High or Lexington High School depending on whether his team loses or wins the 1:00 pm game… If you would like to see the schedule and other matchups for today’s games click here…   Also Casey Stevens from Whitmire made the North Midlands team which will be playing at 1:00 pm also but at Lexington HS…   Good luck to Kimon, Zak and Kasey and their teams.

Clinton

  • Red Devils Hosting 7 on 7 Today… According to a schedule that I obtained from LDHS Coach Daryl Smith, the Red Devil football team will be hosting a series 7 on 7 passing contest today at 5:00 pm weather permitting… While I don’t know all the other participating teams, the Raiders are supposed to be there… In the past these events have been held in the practice areas on the CHS campus.

Laurens

  • Raider Kiddie Cheer Camp… Starting Monday, July 12yh and running through Wednesday, July 14th the Raider cheerleaders will be hosting a Kiddie Cheer Camp from 9:00 – noon each day… The camp is open to youth ages 3-12 (must be potty trained) and the cost is $60 per participant with each additional sibling only $40… Participant will get a camp T-shirt and receive snacks each day… Participants will be taught cheers, dances, jumps and stunts… Registration will end June 9th and late registration will be accepted but those registering after that date are not guaranteed a shirt… To register click here… If you have any questions contact Erin Patterson whose email address is:  eopatterson@laurens55.org


College Notes: For more information on any of the following games, click on their score at the beginning.

D-I College

  • 15 of Final 16 Now Known… Well the entire field of 16 teams is still not known as the game between Old Dominion and Virginia that was supposed to be played last night in Columbia was postponed until this morning at 9:06 am due to weather in the Columbia area last night… However the other 15 teams are known and the 7out of the 8 Super Regional sites are known… If you click here you will go to the NCAA webpage where the bracket is located and you can find out that information… I’ll recap it tomorrow once the entire field of 16 is known.

D-I College Softball

  • College Softball World Series… The college softball season is now down to the final 2 teams that will be playing for the NCAA Softball Championship starting tonight Oklahoma City… The final 2 teams are #1 seeded Oklahoma and #10 seeded Florida State… The best of 3 series starts tonight at 7:30 and can be seen on ESPN… To see the interactive brackets for the College Softball World Series where you can check on the results and scores of any game taking place at that time click here.


Pro Sports  For more information on any of the following games, click on their score at the beginning.

Baseball

  • Braves… The Braves were off last night but will be back in action tonight as they hit the road on a six-game road trip with the first stop being in Philadelphia for a three-game series with the Phillies… First pitch will be at &:05 pm… The Braves are 28-29 on the season and in second place in the NL East 3.5 games behind the Mets…. To see each of the division standings in both the American League and the National League click here.
  • Drive… The e drive were also off last night and they will be back in action starting at 7:00 pm as they travel to Winston-Salem, NC to start a six-game series with the Dash… The Drive are 15-15 on the season and are in a 4-way tie for second place in the High-A East Southern Division with Greensboro, Rome, and Winston-Salem 4 games behind Bowling Green.

NASCAR

  • NASCAR Schedule and Results… If you click here it will carry you to the NASCAR website where the Cup Series schedule and results are posted… Once you get there if you look near the top of the page you can change to the Xfinity schedule and results or the Camping World Truck Series schedule and results by clicking on the appropriate icon.
  • Driver Standings… If you click here it will carry you to the NASCAR website where the Cup Series driver standings are posted… Once you get there if you look near the top of the page you can change to the Xfinity driver standings or the Camping World Truck Series driver standings by clicking on the appropriate icon.
  • NASCAR TV Schedule… Now for those of you who like to watch the various NASCAR events, replays and other programing on TV, click here to go to the NASCAR website where this week’s TV schedule is posted.

NBA

  • 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 NBA playoff bracket click here.


This & That:

  •  Raider Kiddie Cheer Camp… Starting Monday, July 12yh and running through Wednesday, July 14th the Raider cheerleaders will be hosting a Kiddie Cheer Camp from 9:00 – noon each day… The camp is open to youth ages 3-12 (must be potty trained) and the cost is $60 per participant with each additional sibling only $40… Participant will get a camp T-shirt and receive snacks each day… Participants will be taught cheers, dances, jumps and stunts… Registration will end June 9th and late registration will be accepted but those registering after that date are not guaranteed a shirt… To register click here… If you have any questions contact Erin Patterson whose email address is:  eopatterson@laurens55.org

 

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