The Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame will induct five members into its second class on March 22, 2018.
The Laurens District High School wrestling team placed fifth in the Jacket Invitational at T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson on Saturday.
The Laurens wrestling team picked up two wins in a match with Woodruff, Liberty and Powdersville at Powdersville High School on Jan. 11.
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.
The Laurens Academy Lady Crusaders improved to 17-1 overall and 4-0 in region play with a 59-29 win over Greenwood Christian on Friday night.
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.
The Laurens District High School wrestling team swept Greenwood and Aiken in a match on Wednesday, Jan. 10.