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Community Sports

  • Hinkle claims club crown
    Robert Howey rhowey@thelancasternews.com Youth was served in a big way Sunday afternoon, Aug. 9 at the Lancaster Golf Club. Lancaster High School freshman golfer Brady Hinkle, 14, would be considered a youngster by age, but he was the man of the hour at the LGC. Hinkle notched a stellar three-under 141 (72-69) to take the LGC championship on an overcast day. Hinkle, a zero handicap golfer, posted a nine-shot victory over defending club champion Mike “Red Man” Kennington, who finished with a six-over 150 (72-78).
  • USC offense to play key role in 2014
      The Bash at the Moose was all about the Gamecocks on Monday, Aug. 4 when the Lancaster County Gamecock Club held its summer meeting. A group of 82 USC supporters attended the event held at the Lancaster Moose Lodge.
  • White earns another world karate title
      Former three-time World Champion Grandmaster James E. White of Universal Karate Studios, came out of retirement to win another Title Fight at the Old School Karate Nationals held at the Sportsplex Arena in Greensboro, NC on Saturday July 12.
  • Kennington to defend title
      Defending Lancaster Golf Club champion Mike “Red Man” Kennington will be gunning to make it two straight crowns this weekend, Aug. 9-10, at the LGC. Kennington is one of 14 golfers in the club championship field which tees off Saturday in quest for the 2014 title.
  • Hinkle, Sowell shine in Small field
      Brady Hinkle and Logan Sowell continued their stellar play as the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association capped its 2014 season with the two-day Roy Small Junior Championship at the Lancaster Golf Club on July 28-29.
  • Competitive play, great cause highlights the Red, White and Blue golf tourney
    Staff Report Competitive play and an outstanding cause highlighted the Red, White and Blue golf tournament held at the Carolina Lakes Golf Club at Sun City on Wednesday, July 16. The event, which benefited the Wounded Warriors’ Eagle Rock Camp, featured 144 players. Handicaps were used in the tournament, which featured a two-man best ball format. The field featured eight flights with nine two-man teams in each flight. Each team selected six red tees, six white tees and six blue tees to hit its shots.
  • Lancaster Debs fall in World Series
    Defending Debs World Series champion Alexandria, La., halted the Lancaster County Debs U18 softball all-stars’ postseason run with an extra-inning 3-2 win Tuesday, July 29, in Atoka, Tenn. Alexandria, which defeated Lancaster County, 6-3, to open its tournament run Saturday, July 26, scored the winning run Tuesday night as a batter was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to force home the winning run.
  • State antler records down slightly this year
    from S.C. Department of Natural Resources The most recent round of white-tailed deer antler measuring conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) revealed more than 200 new records, including one Boone and Crockett Club qualifier. Each spring, DNR Wildlife Section personnel make a concerted effort to measure deer racks throughout the state, with a major session during the Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic in Columbia.
  • Sports Briefs 8-1-14
    LHS Bruins set fall sports practices Lancaster High School athletics director Mark Strickland announced starting practice dates for all Bruins’ fall sports. LHS varsity, junior varsity and freshman football begins at 9 a.m. today, Aug. 1. Cross country opens at 4 p.m. today, Aug. 1. Volleyball for varsity and junior varsity players opens at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4. Swim team practice begins at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4. Girls tennis starts at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4.
  • Dixie Boys 13 stars fall in state tourney play
      Lancaster Dixie Baseball’s final 2014 all-star  team in postseason play was eliminated with a tough 5-4 loss on Wednesday, July 23 when the Lancaster Dixie Boys 13 all-stars fell to Lexington American.