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Community Sports

  • CPTC lauds team for stellar season
       A season of splendid track success was celebrated at the annual Columbus Parker Track Club banquet at the A.R. Rucker Middle School cafeteria on Saturday, Aug. 23. The youth track team, in its 29th season and named for its late coach Columbus “Big Daddy” Parker, captured 167 awards for the 2014 season.
  • Rodgers places third in body building meet
      Seth Rodgers recently placed third in a body building contest and he said all his effort to place was worth it. Rodgers, competing in the Victory in the Valley Body Building competition, finished third in the in the 50-under division.
  • Junior golfers focus on all-star field
      The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association posted a strong showing in the 2013 state all-star tournament in Chapin, but Lancaster chapter director Raymon Chisom is optimistic about a better display this year.
  • 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.