Written by STAFF REPORT/GoLaurens.com
The Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame will induct five members into its second class on March 22, 2018.
The induction ceremony will be held at The Ridge at Laurens at 6:30pm.
The process of selecting the inaugural class of the Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame ...
December 8th, 2017
by Angus Reid
" Colleagues are a wonderful thing. But mentors, that’s where the real work gets done. " - Junot Diaz
My pro football career did not exactly have a smooth start. I was a first-round draft pick of the Toronto Argonauts, who ended up cutting me at ...
January 8, 2018
by Ed Tait/Winnipeg Blue Bombers
We begin by trotting out an old sports cliché: ‘Records are meant to be broken.’
It’s primarily a true statement, of course, especially as athletes these days get bigger, stronger, faster and pay more attention to the science of training and taking care of ...
This week's Man iN Motion is the perfect example of the quote, "You can achieve anything in life, if you have the courage to dream it." He is know as 'Dr. Never Give Up'! Actor, former NFL & CFL player, author, brand ambassador, motivational speaker, and philan...
"Why 5:59?” – “Because it’s harder than starting at 6” - - Coach Sean Leveroos
By Angus Reid
There’s a great scene in Rocky Balboa (aka Rocky 6) but you won’t find it in the standard movie. You have to dig and find the bonus scenes – do it, it’s worth it. I am ...
January 5, 2018
By Rob Vanstone, Regina Leader-Post
Dan Rashovich’s hands stick out like a sore thumb.
(Click on the link for a video http://leaderpost.com/sports/football/cfl/saskatchewan-roughriders/rashovich-turns-back-the-hands-of-time)
Damaged digits are a lasting reminder of ...
by Angus Reid | October 24th, 2017
We all had heroes growing up. People we could look up to, admire and strive to be like. They hopefully set an example for what we could achieve, but more importantly how we should act and behave. If you were lucky, you had such a hero. Someone who not only ...
By AFI on 12/20/2017
Former BC Lions RB Cory Philpot stands in front of equipment heading to Kenya
When ex BC Lion Cory Philpotread a story about a new American football league in Kenya he was surprised. He didn’t know how much the game had spread in Africa
“As soon as I read the story I wanted to ...
“Not a dancer but a wrestler: waiting, poised and dug in, for sudden assaults” - Marcus Aurelius
By Angus Reid
With coach Dan after winning the ...
Matt Baker - BC Lions
On back-to-back memorable Sundays in late November of 1994, Cory Philpot knew he had officially arrived in Canada.
The first realization came in the Lions’ thrilling last second victory in the Western Final at Calgary’s McMahon Stadium. The snow starting falling at halftime, and the native ...