Jefferson County wins region title

JEFFERSON COUNTY 56, EAST LAURENS 7DUBLIN, Ga. - Marquis Carter caught...as Jefferson County rolled past East Laurens.The victory clinched the Region 3-AA...Jefferson Co 21 28 0 7 ? 56East Laurens 0 0 0 7 ? 7First QuarterJC?T.J Bell...

Swainsboro rocks East Laurens

...touchdowns as Swainsboro rolled past East Laurens.The Tigers (3-3) lead 28-0 at the half. Swainsboro 14 14 7 6 ? 41East Laurens 0 6 0 6 ? 12First QuarterS?Timothy Stanford...McCoy 4-81, Williams 9-77. East Laurens; Lovett 18-64, Michael Plummer 11-44...

Laurens County closes all schools over illnesses

DUBLIN, Ga. - Laurens County closed all of its public schools...side of caution," Rob Johnson, the Laurens County school superintendent, told The...of the illnesses were reported at East Laurens Primary School, Johnson said, but other...

Escaped suspect in Georgia sheriff's death recaptured hours later hiding in dense woods

...from where he made his escape outside the Laurens County jail."We were able to go in...as he lay hidden under some brush," Laurens County sheriff's Maj. Keith Golden...County arrived at the jail in neighboring Laurens County, about 100 miles west of Savannah...

Harlem closes season with victory

...closed out its season with a victory.Postell had 150 yard rushing, leaving him 75 yards shy of a 1,000-yard season. East Laurens 0 6 0 0 ? 6Harlem 14 0 14 0 ? 28First QuarterH?Bailey Postell 5 run (Lane Phillips kick), 8:25H?Postell 10...

Hephzibah loses to West Laurens

...less than two minutes to go, giving West Laurens a 13-12 victory Friday night. West Laurens used up most of the clock in the first quarter...take a 10-6 lead at the half. After West Laurens quarterback Calvin Smith fumbled on the Hephzibah...

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Laurens girls take Girls AAAA title

...juniors led undefeated and top-ranked Laurens to a victory over Summerville at Carolina...Christy Blackwell combined for 44 points as Laurens finished at 29-0. Summerville (25-3...Raiders missed their first 14 shots. But Laurens turned up the full-court pressure and...

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Late touchdown pass lifts Screven County past East Laurens

SCREVEN COUNTY 15, EAST LAURENS 14In Dublin, Ga., Aikeem Mingle hit...game to lift Screven County past East Laurens.Jeremy Johnson set up the game-winning touchdown when he recovered an East Laurens fumble at the Screven 28 with 1:35 to...

Wardlaw 50, Laurens Academy 6

Wardlaw 50, Laurens Academy 6 LAURENS, S.C. -- Tyler Lyons and Will Bryan scored two touchdowns each to lead Wardlaw to a 50-6 eight-man football victory over Laurens Academy on Monday night. The game was postponed last Friday because...

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Aiken over Laurens

...Lexington than they did Friday night against Laurens. Two touchdown passes from quarterback...will work on for next week." Early on, Laurens (1-3) appeared headed for a long night...a 21-0 lead into the half. Although Laurens quarterback Deric Mills ran the Aiken...

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