Bulldogs pull ahead in region race with sweep at Clinton

That Newberry’s top-ranked girls’ basketball team swamped Clinton on Friday night was no surprise, but Chad Cary’s boys’ team took an early lead in the Region 3-3A race with a wild 71-68 victory that ended the Red Devils’ 12-game region win streak over the past two seasons.

District 56 sets 4K, 5K registration for 2018-2019

Laurens School District 56 will hold kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year on Saturday, Feb. 3 and during the week of Feb. 5 - 9.

Blue Hose fall at home to Bulldogs

The Blue Hose rallied in the second half but could not overcome a double-digit halftime deficit as UNC Asheville defeated the Presbyterian College men’s basketball team, 76-56, in Big South action Friday evening in Clinton, S.C.  Behind five three-pointers in the second half, PC cut the deficit to the teens on several occasions in the second half but ran out of time.  Leading the charge was J.C. Younger with 13 points.

PC falters on the road at Liberty

LYNCHBURG, VA. – Liberty almost doubled its first half total with 39 in the second to pull away late from the Presbyterian College men’s basketball team and take the 60-48 win in Big South action Saturday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va.  Reggie Dillard led the Blue Hose offense with 18 points, while Armel TeTe paced the squad in rebounds with six.

Red Devils survive in region opener

Clinton’s Zay Hurley hit a free throw with 12.1 seconds left on the clock. Chapman’s Paul Mitchell didn’t with 0.5 left. That’s the short answer to how the Red Devils opened Region 3-3A play with a 76-75 victory over the Panthers on Friday night.

Webb named Carolina Panthers Coach of the Year

Clinton High School’s Andrew Webb has led the Red Devil football team to the Class 3A playoffs in each of the past two years, but the reason he has been named as the Carolina Panthers’ High School Coach of the Year is his character.

Blue Hose rally past Lancers

FARMVILLE, VA. – Francois Lewis scored a career-high 25 points, while Davon Bell and Reggie Dillard added 14 points apiece, to lead the Presbyterian College men's basketball team back from a halftime deficit and to the 78-65 win over Longwood in Big South action Wednesday evening in Farmville, Va.

Two charged in connection with attempted armed robbery in Ingles parking lot

A Clinton man and a Chappells woman have been arrested and charged in connection with a strong-arm robbery attempt in the parking lot of a Clinton business, a report said.

New Clinton city manager to be sworn in Monday

The new Clinton city manager, Bill Ed Cannon, will be sworn into office Monday at the city council’s regular monthly meeting.

Raiders claim rubber match over Red Devils, 72-61

Wednesday night in the Emerald High School gymnasium, Laurens senior big man Ryan Dacre made a statement.