The Rock Hill and Fort Mill Area Transportation Study (RFATS) is seeking community input on its effort to facilitate bicycle and pedestrian connectivity by creating local bikeways, walkways and trails.
An online survey is available through July 31 asking what would make the community safer and more friendly for walking and biking. It also wants to know what destinations that are most likely safe to walk and bike to, as well as demographic information. It also asks survey takers to rank types of bike facilities.
A late-afternoon thunderstorm in the area forced the Monster Mini Stocks Association to postpone the July 16 running of the third-annual Buddy Crook Memorial at Lancaster Super Speedway until later this month.
A four-cylinder race car series, the MMSA races at various dirt tracks in the Carolinas and Georgia. The $2,500 event here is one of the highest-paying stops on the series tour.
COLUMBIA – In a move designed to provide a safer environment and more expedited entry for fans, the University of South Carolina will implement a clear-bag policy for all ticketed athletic events, beginning next month.
MARION – The Lancaster Dixie Softball Ponytails all-stars saw their state title hopes end Monday with a 17-6 loss to Bamberg.
The ponytails all-stars rebounded to stay alive in state tournament play Sunday with a resounding 18-2 win over host Marion.
In Monday’s game, the ponytails, ages 11-12, trailed Bamberg, 5-0, but rallied in the third inning to tie the score at 5-all.
However, Bamberg answered with five runs to build a 10-5 advantage and then kept it for the 11-run victory.
CLEMSON – Following a remarkable first season that featured 44 wins, Clemson University’s first ACC title and NCAA national seed in a decade and the first home regional since 2011, baseball coach Monte Lee and his staff received salary increases and extended contracts approved July 14 by the school’s Board of Trustee Compensation Committee.
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Lancaster Super Speedway will host the third-annual Ralph W. “Buddy” Crook Memorial on July 16.
Known as one of the area’s most popular and respected dirt racers by fans and fellow drivers alike, Crook raced in several divisions, including hobby six cylinders, four cylinders at the high-banked, half-mile dirt track for more than three decades. He died in February 2014 after a battle with cancer and the memorial race is held in his honor.