Laurens native and Miami Marlins minor leaguer Thomas Jones struggled at the plate this past week with the Batavia Muckdogs of the New York-Penn League.
The Laurens Little League 9-11 All-Stars, representing SC, defeated American Legion Post 17 Little League of Gallatin, TN 9-1 on Saturday in the opening round of the Little League Tournament of State Champions in Greenville, NC.
The Clinton Red Devils hit the field on Friday morning for the first official day of football practice for the 2017 season.
Laurens Little League Majors All-Stars
The Presbyterian College football team will begin its preparations for the upcoming 2017 season on Friday, as players return to campus this week. PC is set to begin its 105th season of football in 2017.
A strong second half of the season propelled the Clinton Red Devils into the 3A playoffs in 2016. That momentum along with a strong group of returning starters has the Red Devils hoping for continued success in 2017.
Frank Coates entered Saturday night’s main event in the Limited Division at Laurens County Speedway trailing division leader Michael Smith by 21 points. After Saturday night’s race, the battle for the top spot got even tighter.
Laurens native and Miami Marlins minor leaguer Thomas Jones batted .280 during a 7-game stretch this past week with the Batavia Muckdogs of the New York-Penn League.
The Laurens Little League Majors All-Stars rolled past Tega Cay-Fort Mill (TCFM) 12-5 on Sunday morning to advance in the winners bracket of the SC Little League state tournament in Taylors.