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Red Devils tangle with Blacksburg in final preseason scrimmage

The Clinton Red Devils got their last preseason tune-up before the season on Wednesday in a scrimmage with the Blacksburg Wildcats at Wilder Stadium.

Southern Wesleyan basketball court named for Charlie Wimphrie

Central, S.C. - At the end of the 2017-'18 season, Southern Wesleyan University Head Men's Basketball Coach Charles Wimphrie will retire after more than 30 seasons of coaching a Warrior athletic program.

New Clinton baseball coach excited about something new

How Tom Fortman became the new head baseball coach at Clinton High School is quite a yarn.

Racing Report: After further review, Teal wins Monster Mini main event at LCS

The Monster Mini Division saw its 12-lap main event go down to the final lap – and beyond – Saturday night at Laurens County Speedway. And, in the end, it was the driver who was taken out on the final lap who ended up rising to first place after all.

Thomas Jones in the minors: Week of August 7

Laurens native and Miami Marlins minor leaguer Thomas Jones hit his first homerun as a professional this past week with the Batavia Muckdogs of the New York-Penn League.

Clinton finishes second in Dixie Youth Ozone World Series

The magical run for the Clinton 11-12 All-Stars came to an end last week but not before they captured a second place finish in the Dixie Youth Ozone World Series in Oxford, AL.

Red Devils march past Rebels, 18-7

In the first 3 minutes, 56 seconds of Friday night’s scrimmage against Strom Thurmond, Clinton’s offense lost two yards, and the sound in the stands was the dull hum of a thousand or so saying “whoa” all at once, with an “uh-oh” for good measure.

Photos: Laurens Academy football jamboree

The Laurens Academy Crusaders hosted Richard Winn Academy for a football jamboree on Friday night at Todd Kirk Field.

Red Devils roll past Blue Ridge, 20-7

WOODRUFF – Opening the Arthur State Bank Woodruff Showcase, Clinton held up its end of the bargain with a 20-7 victory over Blue Ridge on Thursday evening.

Raiders hang on against Wolverines, 9-7

Led by 129 rushing yards from senior Troy Dendy, Laurens defeated Woodruff by two points, 9-7, or, in the final minute, one yard.