This year’s Laurens Academy football team won’t have any seniors. Success will require versatility. Thomas Lowry, the Crusaders’ quarterback, will be a sophomore this fall on a team that finished 1-8 a year ago.
Laurens District High School head football coach Chris Liner thinks the potential is there for a fine season, and the bulk of the polishing comes once practice begins in earnest in August, but he and his staff are trying to make the best of the non-contact drills allowed during the summer.
The heat was on at Clinton High School on Tuesday morning as the Red Devils, Laurens Raiders and five other football squads got together for the brand of pitch and catch known as “seven on seven.”
As lightning cracked in the distance Saturday night at Laurens County Speedway, both Dale and Larry Timms brought the thunder in their main events – resulting in a pair of comfortable victories.
The Clinton Family YMCA Dixie Youth All-Stars begin post-season play on Friday for the 7-8 year-old Machine Pitch Tournament, the 9-10 Dixie Minors Tournament and the 11-12 ‘O’ Zone Tournament.
The trappings of major-college football are quite the rush for high school kids who dream of competing one day in the rarefied air of the sport.
As one of few experienced hands on a young baseball team, Wil Tindall did almost everything at Laurens Academy this spring. He batted .460, ranged all over the diamond from his base at shortstop and shared the bulk of the pitching with freshman Thomas Lowery.
Presbyterian College right-handed pitcher Tanner Chock is headed to play professional baseball after signing a free agent contract with the Los Angeles Angels on Friday.
It may be a different year, but the results for Ross Bailes during Tuesday night’s Laurens County Shrine Race activities were the same as they have been in three separate instances – victorious.
Laurens Academy athletics director Travis Plowden has released the Crusaders’ 10-game football schedule, with five home games and one road game on a Thursday night.
Thomas Jones heads into the South Atlantic League’s All-Star Break leading the Greensboro Grasshoppers in home runs and runs scored, but the 20-year-old outfielder from Laurens is fighting a slump at the plate.
The Clinton-Laurens-Newberry Tennis Association welcomed 26 participants at the 7th Annual Mac Harrison Memorial Round Robin Doubles Tournament on Sunday, June 3, at the Oakland Park Tennis Center in Newberry.
Presbyterian College and Athletic Director Danny Sterling announced Monday the addition of David Williams as the new softball head coach. He will start immediately, becoming the ninth coach in PC’s softball history.
After a year coaching the girls’ basketball team at Ware Shoals High School, Chris Johnston is headed back to Laurens County District 55 as athletics director at Hickory Tavern Middle School.
Presbyterian College and head men’s basketball head coach Dustin Kerns announced the signing of forward Cory Hightower, Jr. (Norcross, Ga.) to play for the Blue Hose in the fall of 2018.
This past weekend, the Laurens Little League (L3) Coaches Pitch All-Star team traveled to Easley and went undefeated, taking home the District Championship.
From the start of Saturday night’s racing at Laurens County Speedway, Rod Tucker proved to be the best driver in the 4-Cylinder Division.
The Clinton YMCA is hosting a multitude of camps this summer for Baseball, T-Ball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Tennis, Cheer, Dance, Softball, and Volleyball.
- Arrest Report for June 24
- ZF apprenticeship delivers high-paying jobs to Laurens County students
- Over 3,000 spectators expected for Lights on the Lake
- Laurens resident named USC Union at Laurens Student of the Quarter
- Clinton man wins drawing at Laurens County Shrine Race
- Two Laurens County churches unite for JAM
- Another successful Summer History Camp at the Laurens County Museum
- LA’s Lowry hones his craft at Duke Quarterback College
- Arrest Report for June 20
- Arrest Report for June 18
- Arrest Report for June 17
- Top 12 perform in third round of Laurens Sings
- Arrest Report for June 21
- Arrest Report for June 19
- LCSO investigating roadside death
- Former Laurens County employee charged with embezzlement
- Roundabout being proposed for Hwy. 76 West intersection
- Arrest Report for June 22