Sports Report for Thursday, 9-27-12

Real Radio 860 WLBG Sports Report:  9-27-12

Catching Up on Local sports:

  • The CHS cross country team participated in a 6-way meet yesterday @ Chapman.. The boys team finished 2nd behind a strong Landrum team. Landrum had a 29 while Clinton finished with a 54.. Other boys team scores were: Woodruff 80, Chapman 112, Broome 120,& Union 149.  (Remember, like golf low score wins)…. Now the girls’ team was not eligible to compete for placement as they only had 3 runners available… Click on the following for more match details & comments by Coach Atkinson: Clinton Participates in 6 Team Cross Country Meet: 9-26-12
  • Now back on Tuesday, the CHS tennis team traveled to Union and came away with a 7-0 win.. For details on this match, check out the posting at .
  • The Lady Red Devil tennis team did not fare quite as well as they fell 4-3 to Christ Church.. Picking up wins for them were Gracie Waldron, Delayna Burroughs and the doubles team of Brooke Foster & Maggie O’Shields…Click on the following for more match details:  CLINTON HIGH TENNIS 9-26-12
  • Meanwhile at LDHS, The Lady Raider Golf Team Traveled to Ware Shoals in a non-region match and defeated the Lady Hornets 192-222.. Katie Patterson was match medalist with a 43.. See the Laurens Lady Raider Tennis posting in the Schedules section on our website.
  • There was also 1 middle school football game held yesterday.. The Laurens Middle School Tigers remained undefeated as they defeated Honea Path 34-6 LMS yesterday… The Tigers were led by DQ Floyd and Brayln McBeth who both had 2 TDs… Jalyn Walker also added a TD… The LMS Tigers now have a 3-0 record. 

In action at the Laurens County Speedway last Saturday night:

  • Late Model Series: Billy Rushton won the main event taking his 2nd points title in four seasons… Larry Timms was second, and Frankie Coates 3rd.
  • Hobby: Dan Lawson took the checkered flag in the main event… Clark Smith and Bruce Bishop rounded out the top three.
  • Super Stock 4: Kevin Cooper, Scott Nelson and Michael Simmons where the top 3 finishers in that order.
  • The Limited Late-Model: Mac Owens finished 1st ahead of Brad Rachels and Danny Howell.
  • Front Wheel Drive: Bill Baker finished 1st with Travis Jamison coming in 2nd & Megan Templeton 3rd. 


  • Atlanta Braves: the Braves picked up their 4th win in a row as they defeated the Marlins 3-0 last night down in Atlanta… Martín Prado led the Braves going 2 for 4 with a solo homer… The Braves and Marlins finished their series in Atlanta tonight. 

Broadcast Reminders:

  • Now in a broadcast reminder, I’ll be bringing you the Gray Court-Owens vs. Bell Street White middle school football game live from Wilder Stadium in Clinton this afternoon… For those of you over the Clinton area, remember we do stream live…  Join in just a few minutes before five as I bring you all the action live. 

The local sports schedule for today includes: 

Middle school Football: all games start @ 5:00 pm

  • Hickory Tavern @ Belton
  • Bell Street Red @ Sanders
  • Gray Court-Owens @ Bell Street White: game to be broadcast on real Radio 860 WLBG 

For CHS:

  • 9th FB vs Strom Thurmond     6:30
  • JV FB at Broome          7:00
  • JV/Varsity VB vs. Chapman    5:30/7:00
  • Tennis vs. Chapman  4:30 


  • Girls golf versus TL Hanna @ Cobb Glenn CC  4:30
  • Girls tennis host Greenwood @ Laurens City Courts  5 PM
  • JV/varsity volleyball host Greenwood  5:30/7:30
  • 9th grade/JV football @ Woodmont  5:30/7:30 

For Laurens Acad.:

  • Varsity Volleyball @ Spartanburg Day            6:00 

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