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Today's News

  • Funderburk-Woodward win member-member tourney

    Former club champion Gene Funderburk and Tim Woodward teamed to capture the annual member-member golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club last Sunday.

    Funderburk and Woodward won a card playoff with a birdie on the first hole to capture the win.

    Woodward and Funderburk were tied with University of South Carolina at Lancaster golfer Taylor Banks and Larry Snyder at 136 after 36 holes of play in the 24-team field.

    Woodward-Funderburk shot a 70-66, while Banks and Snyder carded a 69-67.

  • County awarded $60,000 to plan local greenway

    CHARLOTTE – The Carolina Thread Trail Governing Board has awarded $60,000 to Lancaster County, pushing community grant awards for trail development over $1 million.

    Planning and implementation grants awarded by the Carolina Thread Trail (The Thread) provide catalytic funding to support communities in the 15-county region as they develop trails for their citizens to use and enjoy.

  • Belles, Debs fall short in title bids

    Host Union tallied two runs in the top of the seventh inning and held on to down the Lancaster Southern Belles all-stars in the state tournament title game Wednesday night.

    The defending state champion Lancaster Belles held a 1-0 edge, but Union tallied its two runs in the top of the seventh to take the lead for the good on the way to the win.

    Lancaster, in the bottom of the seventh, rallied with two runners on, but couldn’t get the needed runs home.

    Kelsi Moser, who worked 1.1 innings in relief, took the tough loss. She allowed two hits and two runs.

  • Limited Late Models sports $2,000 purse on Saturday

    Heintz Performance will sponsor the Limited Late Model division race Saturday night with $2,000 on the line at Lancaster Motor Speedway.

    Chad Paxton will be a favorite as he has been on a tear this season at LMS. Mike Huey, who has already won a $2,000 LMS race this season, will be seeking that second $2,000 pay day.

    Points leader David Yandle will be looking to grab his first 2010 win.

    Shaun Medlin, who has been looking awful tough this year at LMS, will be seeking to put his No. 45 in victory lane for the first time this season.

  • Tucker gets $2,000 payday at race

    Raceway fans were treated to a lot of action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night. Some of the races had the fans’ full attention, from the pits to the stands. Some drivers were even treated to standing ovations.

    Limited Late Model

  • Mother, daughter kidnapped after home invasion

    KERSHAW – A knock at the door from someone claiming to be with the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office turned into a nightmare for three women early Thursday.

    According to the sheriff’s office, the knock came at 2 a.m. at 296 Railroad Avenue and a 55-year-old woman answered the door.

  • Lancaster High School sets fall sports practice dates

    Lancaster High School athletic director Mark Strickland has announced starting dates for Bruins’ fall sports.

    Strickland said all athletes planning to participate in any sport must have a sports physical before they can begin play with a team. Physical forms are available at the front desk in the LHS office. Call 283-2001 for details.

    The LHS football team begins practice Friday at 8 a.m., with a second practice at 6 p.m.

  • Junior golfers enjoy round of play with Fuzzy Zoeller

    The Edgewater Golf Club hosted the Fuzzy Zoeller Invitational on July 12.

    As the name implies, golf legend Fuzzy Zoeller was hosting the tournament and also performed a 45-minute clinic.

    The clinic was entertaining for all, including four local junior standout golfers who were invited to play in the tournament by Edgewater club pro Jeremy Allen. Allen is highly respected among the players and junior players of Edgewater, making Edgewater a very enjoyable course to play or practice.

  • Manning ends P-31 hopes

    Ernie Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    Manning Post 68 used an eight-run first inning to cruise to a 10-3 victory over host team Post 31 to eliminate them from the state tournament Saturday afternoon at Doomsday Corner. Post 31 got on the scoreboard in the fourth inning when Michael Cooper reached on a bunt single.

  • All-stars, 11-12, second in tourney

    Lancaster hosted the District 2 tournament for the Lancaster Dixie Youth Major League all-stars, ages 11-12, at the Ronnie Gandy Field at Wylie Park Complex last week. The Lancaster team ended up in second place after defeating Union American and Chester, but falling twice to Union Nationals.

    In the first game, the Union Nationals defeated Lancaster, 6-0. Lancaster’s defense was led by Brooks Viola, who hit a single. Logan Lucas and Byron Haigler had one walk apiece.