One sure sign that school is almost out is that spring football practice is here. The LDHS Raider football team will hold practices on May 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15. The Raiders will be working on installing their new triple-option offense under the direction of Coach Lawson and his new offensive coordinator Coach Jay Brannon. He is coming to Laurens after having worked at Union H.S. and spending the last five years as head coach at West-Oak High school.
Then on Thursday May 16 the team will hold its Annual Spring Game at KC Hannah Stadium starting at 6pm. In conjunction with the Spring Game the annual Powder Puff game will also be held. They will start at 6 pm and play for 15 minutes and then the football team will play for two 15 minute quarters. After that the girls will come back out and play their second half. When they are done we will play two more 15 minute quarters. Cost will be $3 per person.
Booster club membership and Century Club membership information for the 2013-2014 year will be available. As usual, membership in the Century Club will get you 2 reserved seats for regular season football games and 2 passes that will admit you to all home regular season contest for all other sports. Some new features for the Century Club are also in the works so get you name on the contact list at the Spring Game / Powder Puff contest on the 16th.
Also on sale will be a coupon book for $20 that has over 50 coupons to various local businesses.. One coupon in the book offers a free oil change and tire rotation from a local dealership that is alone worth well over $20. These books are being sold by the football team to help pay for equipment need for the team. Also on sale will be diamond “L” stickers similar to those used on the football helmet in the past. These will be sold $5 for 2.
Make plans to come out see a fun night of Powder Puff football and to get a sneak peak at next year’s Raider football team.