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Fall Football Pre-Season

Fall sports of all kinds are just around the corner! For those student-athletes interested in playing Raider football in 2017, please be aware of this critical information: JV and Varsity athletes report on July 28th. 9th grade football players will report on August 7th at 9:00 AM. The last day for JV and 9th Grade […]

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Meet the Coach: Caroline Culbertson

Coach Caroline Culbertson is the new Varsity Volleyball Coach at Laurens District High School. She has worked with the program for several years and is taking over from former coach Diane Raabe. By day Coach Culbertson is a dynamic PE teacher at Laurens Elementary School. We are excited to have her bring her energy to […]

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The Coaching Code of Ethics

In the summer of 2016, one of the first things new District Athletic Director Ed Murray did was publish a Coach’s Handbook and a Student-Athlete Handbook. The purpose of these publications was to establish clear standards and expectations for everyone involved in athletics in Laurens County School District 55 (LCSD 55). One section of the […]

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How much do you know about staying hydrated? Presented by VNN

Staying hydrated is important to your health, and is one of the best ways to ensure that you are playing your best. Unfortunately, many athletes overlook just how important water is in maintaining top-level performance. Think you know everything there is to know about proper hydration? Take the quiz below sourced from’s 15 Hydration […]

SCHSL Fall 2017 Key Dates – Presented by VNN

Even though it’s only halfway through Summer, we’ve compiled a handy reference guide to the key dates coming for this Fall season from the SCHSL 5-Year Sports Calendar. Feel free to bookmark! (Note: These dates are listed as tentative by the SCHSL, so be sure to double-check before making any major arrangements.) Dead Week – July 23-27 1st Practice […]

Meet the Coach: Susan Youmans

Coach Susan Youmans is the Varsity Tennis Coach at Laurens District High School. Here is her story for the fans of Raider tennis. We hope you will enjoy the video and look for new videos each week. Click on: Meet the Coach: Susan Youmans, to see the video.

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Meet the Coach – An L55 Live Episode

Coach Mark Freeze is the Athletic Director at Laurens District High School. He is the first Coach to sit down with District Athletic Director Ed Murray and share his story. While production values for the L55 Live Episodes are evolving, the content is expected to be a wonderful visual and oral history of people who […]

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Who should your NBA team pick in the first round? – Presented by VNN

This Thursday in Brooklyn, the thirty teams that make up the NBA will select who they hope could be the future of their franchises in the NBA Draft. Starting with the Philadelphia 76ers (who acquired the top pick from Boston last week), months of scouting, workouts, and interviews culminate with the five minutes that each […]

Should High School Basketball Players Be Able to Declare for the NBA Draft? – Presented by VNN

As Americans, we tend to fall in love with our rising stars who are breaking out on the national stage at a young age.  At 18, all eyes were on Patrick Kane as he started his professional hockey career with the Chicago Blackhawks. Nobody blinked twice when MLB’s Bryce Harper was selected to the National League […]

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Girls’ Summer Basketball Workouts

Laurens, SC – June 2, 2017 – Laurens District High School’s (LDHS) Varsity Girls’ Basketball Coach, Yoneko Allen, invites any young lady interested in trying out for basketball at the middle school or high school level in 2017-2018 to attend and participate in summer basketball workouts at the high school. Coach Allen and the Lady […]

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Raider Football Youth Camp This Week

The annual Laurens Raider youth football camp will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. at the Laurens District High School Football Stadium and practice field. Make plans to join Coach Liner and the entire Raider football staff, former/current Raider players, and some other former/current college football players for […]

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