Sports
PC baseball signs four in early signing period

Presbyterian College head coach baseball coach Elton Pollock announced the signing of four student-athletes to NLIs during the early signing period, which began last week. Matthew Burke, Garrett Jones, Cade Owens and Ashby Smith will each join the program beginning with the 2019 season.

Former Red Devil joins CHS baseball coaching staff

Clinton High School head baseball coach Tom Fortman has added a former Red Devil to his coaching staff.

Lady Crusaders cruise past Shannon Forest

The Laurens Academy Lady Crusaders defeated Shannon Forest 60-18 last week to improve to 2-0 on the season.

PC knocks off Chicago State, 75-73

Ethan Kay’s three-pointer with 28 seconds remaining gave the Blue Hose the lead, while Reggie Dillard’s block with a second to go helped preserve the win, as the Presbyterian College men’s basketball team rallied to the 75-73 win over Chicago State in its final game of the Battle 4 Atlantis Mainland Tournament Friday afternoon in Baltimore, Md.  Dillard led the Blue Hose with 20 points with Ethan Kay and Davon Bell finishing with 18 apiece.

Blue Hose falter against Nicholls State

Down by as much as 15 in the contest, the Presbyterian College men’s basketball team cut it to single digits on several occasions, including four in the second half, but could not overcome a hot shooting Nicholls State and dropped a 76-64 decision Thursday afternoon in action at the Battle 4 Atlantis Mainland Tournament, being held in Baltimore, Md.  Reggie Dillard led the team with 17 points.

Laurens YMCA, City of Laurens now registering for youth basketball

The Family YMCA of Greater Laurens and the City of Laurens are now signing up for youth basketball for ages 3-15.

Basketball scoreboard from Tuesday, Nov. 21

Basketball scoreboard from Tuesday, Nov. 21:

Basketball scoreboard from Monday, Nov. 20

Local basketball results from Monday, Nov. 20:

Laurens Academy standout headed to Newberry College

Taylor Campbell makes an impression. The impression is that of a small young woman with a big heart and a work ethic to match.

Raider basketball teams seek improvement

A year ago was tumultuous for the Laurens Raiders.