Blue Hose drop conference opener

Radford broke open a tight three-point game with a 20-3 run in the second half to defeat the Presbyterian College men’s basketball team 78-62, in the Big South opener for both teams Saturday evening at the Templeton Center in Clinton, S.C.  Francois Lewis tied his career-high with 23 points.

Raiders top Vikings to win Emerald City Classic

The Laurens Raiders collected their third win in as many nights with a 72-67 victory over the Emerald Vikings in the championship game of the Emerald City Classic at Emerald High School on Friday night in Greenwood.

Basketball Scoreboard: Friday, Dec. 29

Local basketball scores for Friday, Dec. 29:

Basketball Scoreboard: Thursday, Dec. 28

Local basketball scores from Thursday, Dec. 28:

Seth Strickland takes responsibility for Gamecock tight ends in Outback Bowl

Laurens native Seth Strickland is the tight ends coach on Will Muschamp’s football staff at the University of South Carolina for the Outback Bowl.

Raiders claim rubber match over Red Devils, 72-61

Wednesday night in the Emerald High School gymnasium, Laurens senior big man Ryan Dacre made a statement.

Basketball Scoreboard: Lady Raider Rumble at LDHS

Local basketball scores from the Lady Raider Rumble at Laurens District High School on Wednesday, Dec. 27:

Year in Review: Top 10 sports stories of 2017

As we turn the calendar from 2017 to 2018, it’s time for us to reflect on the Top 10 sports stories in Laurens County for 2017.

Local teams playing in holiday basketball tournaments

Five local high school basketball teams will return to the hardwood this week in Upstate holiday tournaments.

Southern Wesleyan University establishes Coach Charles Wimphrie Scholarship

Southern Wesleyan University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Charles Wimphrie has spent his career investing in student-athletes, families, children and the community.