Sports
After 31 years, Wimphrie to retire as head men's basketball coach at Southern Wesleyan

Central, S.C. – Southern Wesleyan University's men's basketball coach Charles Wimphrie has announced that the 2017-18 season will be his last season heading up the men's basketball program.  This will end 30 plus seasons seeing Coach Wimphrie as a head coach of an athletic program at SWU.  Wimphrie headed up the women's basketball team, before transitioning to the head coach of the men's program.

Racing Report: After disqualification, Lawson wins Thunder Bombers at Laurens County Speedway

Dan Lawson stepped in for Bobby Tucker less than a month ago to drive the No. 88 car in the Thunder Bombers Division at Laurens County Speedway and has been nothing but excellent since then.

Sterling named Director of Athletics at Presbyterian College

Presbyterian College and President Bob Staton announced Monday the addition of Danny Sterling as the new Director of Athletics. He will start immediately, becoming the 2nd AD in PC’s NCAA Division I history.

Laurens coach pitch all-stars fall to Wren in district title game

The Laurens Little League coach pitch all-stars are heading to the state tournament despite losing to Wren in the district championship on Sunday. Laurens advances as the district runner-up. 

Laurens coach pitch all-stars open tournament play with shutout of Greenwood

The Laurens Little League coach pitch all-stars defeated Greenwood 10-0 in the District 1 tournament on Friday night at Wren High School.

LDHS girls basketball preparing for summer workouts

Laurens District High School’s (LDHS) varsity girls basketball coach Yoneko Allen invites any young lady interested in trying out for basketball at the middle school or high school level in 2017-2018 to attend and participate in summer basketball workouts at the high school beginning June 5.

Laurens Adult Basketball League still looking for teams for 2017 summer league

The Laurens Adult Basketball League (LABL) will kick off its inaugural season in early June.

Racing Report: Wilson takes checkered flag at Laurens County Speedway

Phillip Wilson has always been a consistent winner at Laurens County Speedway, and Saturday night was no different for the veteran driver in the Monster Minis/Stock 4 Division. Wilson eventually pulled away from Dusty Eaves, another veteran, to take the checkered flag in the main event. Larry Teal was third, with Jasper Brown fourth and Brandon Frazier fifth.

PC falls to Radford in Big South championship game

LEXINGTON, S.C. – The Presbyterian College baseball team’s postseason run came to an end against Radford in the Big South Championship game on Sunday, as Tournament MVP Kyle Zurak turned in a complete game performance in the Highlanders’ 9-2 victory at the Lexington County Baseball Stadium. PC finishes the season 32-29 overall to record its first winning record since moving to Division I.

Presbyterian holds off Gardner-Webb to advance in Big South Tournament

LEXINGTON, S.C. – The Presbyterian College baseball team held off a ninth-inning rally by Gardner-Webb on Friday for the 7-6 victory to remain unbeaten in the Big South Championship in Lexington, S.C. PC improves to 31-27 overall and Gardner-Webb drops to 25-29 overall.