Sports Report for Friday, 9-13-2013

Local sports:


  • JV Football: Laurens 27 – Clinton 12… The Laurens and Clinton JV teams got together last night at Wilder Stadium in round one of football action and it was the Raiders coming out on top by a score of 27-12… Laurens opened the scoring in the first quarter when Graydon Hamby connected with Kee Whitmore on a TD pass and Irvin Angeles added the PAT to make it 7-0 Raiders… Hamby connected with Whitmore again in the first quarter and with Angeles PAT the score stood 14-0…In the second quarter the Raiders found the endzone again when Toby Jackson connected with Chris Statom to make the score 21-0 at the half…. Clinton got on the board on the first play of the second half when Tyshyman Boyd rumbled for a 75 yard TD. … The extra point was no good…. Laurens also scored in the third quarter on a TD run by Chuck Johnson with the PAT failing to make it 27-6 Raiders…. The final score of the night also occurred in the third quarter when Clinton’s Zikail Livingston carried the ball in from 5 yards out with the PAT failing making the final score 27-12 Laurens… Round 2 is tonight in Laurens as the varsity teams battle it out for the County Championship. 


  • Girls Tennis : Laurens 5 – Easley 2… The Lady Raider Tennis Team picked up a big region win in Easley yesterday as they defeated the Lady Green Wave 5-2… Sara Kalyn Croker, Kathleen Horner, Bailey Rush and Ali DeVuono all posted win in singles action… For complete match details and comments by Coach Corley, click on the following link:  Lady Raider Tennis Results 2013

Middle School:

  • Westview 28 – BSW 6.. In middle school scrimmage action yesterday. Westview defeated the BSW team 28-6…. Ty Priestly had Bell Streets lone score on a run of about 35 yards… The middle school season starts in earnest next Thursday


  • Braves 6 – Mets 1… The Braves finished their series with the Marlins in Miami yesterday afternoon with a 6-1 win over The Fish… Freddie Freeman celebrated his 24th birthday yesterday with a 2 run homer in the 4th inning… The Braves return home tonight to start a weekend series with the San Diego Padres tonight at The Ted… The Braves magic number to clinch the NL East is now down to 6.

Local Sports Schedule:


  • Varsity Football @ Laurens      7:30


  • Varsity Football host Clinton  7:30

Laurens Academy:

  • Varsity Football @ Myrtle Beach Christian   7:30

Broadcast Reminders:

  • WPCC: Be sure to join Buddy, Jimmy, Jason and BJ at 6:45 Friday as they get you ready for all the action from KC Hannah Stadium in Laurens as the Red Devils will be taking on their cross county rival the Laurens Raiders for the County Championship… Also, don’t forget to join them Saturday morning at 8:00 for the Saturday Morning Rewind Show live from Whitefords of Clinton… They will review all the local high school action from the night before and have one the CHS Red Devil coaches on hand to discuss Friday night’s game… They will also talk about college action on Saturday… Then stay tuned at 9:00 am for an encore presentation of the Clinton at Laurens game…. And finally don’t forget WPCC carries al South Carolina football games home and away… Join them 1 hour before kickoff.
  • WLBG: Be sure to tune into the Friday Night Insider Show with Mike Hughes as your host at 5:30…  He will have interviews with the coaches from Laurens Academy, Ware Shoals High and Clinton High about their game Friday night… He will also have the one and only Elmo P. Arbagogle and his ”predications” of local high school and college contest… Then at 6:05 we will join Stan Olenek for his high school pregame show… We will then go live to the stadium at LDHS for all the action as the Raiders take on the Clinton Red Devils for the County Championship… Doug Holiday will do the play-by-play and King Dixon will join him for color commentary while Mike reports from the side lines… Be sure to take your FM radio and pick us up on the in-stadium transmitter at 95.7.

This & That:

  • Laurens County Touchdown Club… The Laurens County Touchdown Club next meeting will be Friday September 13th at noon at the Lakeside Country Club… The local high school coaches and Coach Harold Nichols of PC are scheduled to speak at that time about games from the past 2 weeks and preview the contest that night… The featured speaker will be Robbie Caldwell an assistant coach at Clemson…. For a complete list of speakers and information on how to join, click on the following link: Laurens County 2013 Touchdown Club Information… Videos of the last meeting are now available at the WLBG website… Click on the following link to see them: LCTD Club videos, 8-30-13 

FYI / Community Interest:

Clinton YMCA:

  • Registration is now open for Youth Soccer which will start October 22… There will be three age groupings: 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12…  You can register at the reception desk during normal Y business hours… Pre-registration is required and you must register by Monday, Sept. 30th… Click on the following link for much more information about the soccer program or call the Y at 833-1555…Fall 2013 Clinton YMCA Youth Soccer Information. 

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