Sports
Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame to induct five in 2018

The Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame will induct five members into its second class on March 22, 2018.

Raiders place fifth at Jacket Invitational

The Laurens District High School wrestling team placed fifth in the Jacket Invitational at T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson on Saturday.

LDHS wrestling knocks off Woodruff, Liberty

The Laurens wrestling team picked up two wins in a match with Woodruff, Liberty and Powdersville at Powdersville High School on Jan. 11.

Raiders, Lady Raiders fall short to Wade Hampton

The Laurens Raiders boys and girls were swept by Wade Hampton in a region matchup on Friday night in Greenville.

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.

Lady Crusaders cruise past Greenwood Christian

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.

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.

Basketball Scoreboard: Thursday, Jan. 11

Local basketball scores for Thursday, Jan. 11:

LDHS wrestling takes down Greenwood, Aiken

The Laurens District High School wrestling team swept Greenwood and Aiken in a match on Wednesday, Jan. 10.

Tigers open 2018 with sweep of Yellow Jackets

The Laurens Middle School Tigers swept the Sanders Middle School Yellow Jackets on Tuesday night to open 2018.

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