Sports Report for Wednesday, 10-13-2021

Local Notes:

Clinton HS:

  • Tennis: Clinton 7 – Emerald 0… Back on Monday the Red Devil girls’ tennis team hosted the Emerald Vikings on the courts at Clinton Middle School… Good news for Red Devil fans as the team took a 7-0 win over the Vikings to run their record to a perfect 6-0… The Vikings forfeited two singles matches and one doubles match… Mary Catherine Dailey, Chandler Dailey and Gracie Spangler all took wins on the courts over their opponents… Gracie Wiggins and Libby Dailey teamed up to form the #2 doubles team and they also defeated their opponents on the court… For more details on the match click here… The team will be back in action today at 5:00 pm when they host Woodruff HS for their last home match of the regular season and it will be Senior Night.

Middle School Football

  • Gray Court Owings vs. Ware Shoals… This game has been cancelled due to COVID problems with one of the teams
  • Laurens MS at Hickory Tavern… The Tigers of LMS will travel to Hickory Tavern today for a 5:00 pm game with the Panthers…  While I can’t broadcast the game due to the fact we do not have anyone to run the board back at the station (see our add in the This and That Section below), I do plan on going up to cover the game and will have details on the game tomorrow.
  • Sanders at Whitmire Tomorrow… The Sanders Yellow Jackets are scheduled to be on the road tomorrow as they travel to Whitmire for a 5:00 pm contest with the Wolverines

S.C. Prep Football Media Poll… The latest edition of the SC Prep Football Media Poll was released last night… The top 10 in each classification re listed below with first place votes in parentheses.

  • Class 5A: 1. Dutch Fork (17), 2. Fort Dorchester, 3. Gaffney, 4. T.L. Hanna, 5. Northwestern, 6. Spring Valley, 7. Sumter, 8. Dorman, 9. Lexington and 10. (tie) Cane Bay & Hillcrest… Others receiving votes: Spartanburg, Summerville, Chapin, Byrnes, Riverside
  • Class 4A: 1. A.C. Flora (17), 2. Greenville, 3. Myrtle Beach, 4. South Pointe, 5. Greenwood, 6. South Florence, 7. Beaufort, 8. York, 9. West Florence and 10. Irmo… Others receiving votes: May River, Indian Land, North Myrtle Beach, South Aiken, Greer
  • Class 3A: 1. Daniel (17), 2. Dillon, 3. Clinton, 4. Camden, 5. Chapman, 6. Gilbert, 7. Powdersville, 8. Lower Richland and Aynor and 10. Brookland-Cayce  … Others receiving votes: Chester, Hanahan, Strom Thurmond
  • Class 2A: 1. Abbeville (16), 2. Gray Collegiate (1), 3. Silver Bluff, 4. Marion, 5. Barnwell, 6. Timberland, 7. Saluda, 8. Christ Church, 9. Phillip Simmons and 10. St. Joseph’s… Others receiving votes: Wade Hampton, Andrew Jackson, Chesterfield, Cheraw
  • Class A: 1. Southside Christian (17), 2. Bamberg-Ehrhardt, 3. Lamar, 4. Baptist Hill, 5. Hannah-Pamplico, 6. Whale Branch, 7. Ridge Spring-Monetta, 8. (tie) Lake View & Dixie and 10. Denmark-Olar… Others receiving votes: Green Sea-Floyds, Great Falls, Blackville-Hilda, Calhoun County, C.A. Johnson

High School Football Scores, Schedules and Standings

  • Thanks to scfootballstats.com you can now see last weekend’s scores for all games by classification… You can also see the standings in each region by classification… To see this information click here

Broadcast Schedule: Below is a list of dates, times and teams that we plan on broadcasting live on Real Radio WLBG… And as usual you can hear it live on 860AM, 104.1 FM and the internet at www.wlbg.com… All of the following are weather and COVID dependent and are varsity games… If it is a varsity football game, coverage will begin about 6:05 pm with the Friday Night Insiders program.

  • Friday, 10-15-2021: Varsity Football, Laurens at Eastside, 7:30

Local Sports Schedule: All schedules subject to change right up to game time due to COVID 19




College Notes:

  • College Football Schedule and Scores… If you click here it will carry you to the NCAA web site where they have college football scores and schedules available… Once you get there you can select the week and football division you want to look at… Other filters are also available such at top 25 and by conference.



Pro Sports: For more information on the game(s) below, click on the score at the beginning.

Major League Baseball

  • Braves 5 – Brewers 4…  Well there was a celebration down in Atlanta last night as the Braves took a 5-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers to win tin the National League Division Series 3 games to 1… Both teams scored a pair of runs in the 4th and 5th inning which meant the game was tied 4-4 going into the bottom of the 8th inning… There with two outs Freddie Freeman hit the first pitch he saw over the center field wall to put the Braves up 5-4 and then the Braves relief pitcher Will Smith allowed the Brewers a leadoff single, then induced a popup out before striking out the next two batters sending the Braves to the National League Championship Series… The Braves will now take on the winner of the NL Division Series between the Dodgers and the Giants which is tied at 2 games each… Those two teams will play Thursday in San Francisco at 9:07 pm to determine who will face the Braves in the NL Championship Series which is scheduled to start Saturday at a place and time to be announced Friday…. Go Braves
  • MLB Playoff Schedule and Scores… To see the entire postseason schedule for MLB and scores once games are finished, click here… Once you get to the MLB website you can click on the series or games you are interested in on the interactive schedule.

NFL

  • Schedule…To see the NFL schedule for this week and results after the games are finished click here.

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.



This & That:

  • 2021 Raider Football 2nd Annual Golf Tournament… There will be a golf tournament at Lakeside CC on 10-23-21 to benefit the Raider Football program to by equipment and help pay for camps… The cost is $400 per team… For more information about the tournament including sponsorship opportunities cost of mulligans click here… To register or if you have any other questions contact Corey Graydon at 864-871-0099 or Bubba Rawl at 864-304-3042…. Go Raiders!

 

  • Board Operator Position(s) Open… If you ever wondered how the “magic works” to get sports on the air here on WLBG or wanted to be part of the WLBG crew now is your chance… We at WLBG are looking for a person or persons to run the board at the station during our broadcast of athletic events… If you want more information and think you might be interested in email me at sports@wlbg.com or text me at 864-981-3470 and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible (but not while I am on the air… LOL).

 

  • Single Game Football Tickets on Sale at CHS… Information has been released concerning the purchase of individual contest tickets for home contest at Clinton HS and Clinton MS… The preferred method of sale for all athletic contests at both schools will still be online but a few tickets for varsity football will be offered for sale at 4 local businesses… There will also be a very few tickets for sale at the ticket booth the day of the contest… For more information on this I encourage you to click here to go to the CHS Athletic website where there is a posting that gives you much more information about this including price, the businesses where the varsity football tickets can be purchased,  procedure to purchase online tickets and much more… Please check it out… Go Big Red!

 

  • Single Game Football Tickets, Parking and KC Hanna Stadium Info… For information on purchasing single game tickets at LDHS along with parking information as well as safety practices in place for KC Hanna Stadium, click hereGo Raiders!

 

  • Laurens County TD Club… Once again the Laurens County TD Club has a full slate of very interesting speakers lined up for its meetings every other week during the football season out at The Ridge starting at noon on Thursdays… There are several levels of sponsorship available and of course you can just come on the day of the meeting for a small fee… Now for a complete list of speakers and other information about the club, click here… If you still have questions, contact Marlene Owings at 864-833-2716 or by email at mowings@laurenscounty.org…. The next meeting will be Thursday, October 21st and in addition to the local coaches the featured speaker will be Jeff Farmington Head Football Coach at North Greenville University.

 If you have any comments, suggestions, or want to reports scores, please contact me via email at: sports@wlbg.com or text me at 864-981-3470.