Within the boundaries of Laurens County lie the athletics programs of Laurens District High School, Clinton High School, Laurens Academy and Presbyterian College. Their sports are governed by the South Carolina High School League, the South Carolina Independent School Association and the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Kids play in sports managed by YMCAs and parks-and-recreation departments. Stock car racing is conducted from spring to autumn on red clay of Laurens County Speedway. The county is home to Lakeside Country Club, Musgrove Mill Golf Club and Rolling S Golf Club.
Athletes who honed their crafts in the county play outside the county in both amateur and professional competition.
Laurens County Sports is dedicated to fulfilling and encouraging the athletes, coaches and enthusiasts of the county.