Community Sports

  • Centurions’ charge seizes victory
    Robert Howey rhowey@thelancasternews.com Call it the nightmare on Stadium Street. Broome, down 23-14 with less than two minutes to play, stormed back to take a 29-26 overtime win over the stunned Bruins on Friday, Oct. 30 – Halloween eve – at Memorial Stadium. LHS senior kicker Trevor Latham drilled a 35-yard field goal with 1:56 to play to give the No. 9 Bruins a 23-14 lead. From that point, the never-say-die Centurions, with a ghost of a chance to win, rallied to take the three-point comeback win in overtime.
  • Rally for the Cure a success
    True Homes and Lady Egrets fourth annual Susan G. Komen Rally for the Cure, at the Edgewater Golf Club, on October 10 raised $7,500. The funds will be used to assist with the cure of breast cancer, with funds distributed 75 percent locally and 25 percent nationally.
  • Bailey tops Run with the Bruins field
    Buford High School track and football coach Jareth Bailey ran a 19:33 to win the sixth annual Run with the Bruins 5K at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 17. The race featured a beautiful, sunny morning at the 48-year-old arena. Runners and walkers, young and old, came out for what has become a fall tradition in Lancaster. Isaac Williams posted a 19:57 to place second and former LHS cross country runner Ellison Hagins had a 19:59 to finish third in the field of 150 runners.
  • Haire-Harris team for member-member tourney win
    The team of James Haire and Richard Harris posted a net 56 to win the member-member golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday, Sept. 19. Haire and Harris posted a narrow win over the duo of Jason Knight and Tim Smith, who registered a net 57.2 to place second in the first flight. The tournament, which featured 22 teams, was originally set for earlier this summer, but was moved to draw more teams and for cooler weather.
  • Parker tops in bodybuilding field
    A field of 14 bodybuilders competed in the first NGA Red Rose City Classic Natural Championship at the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Bundy Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 17. Octavious Parker took the overall title, and Maceo Thompson was named meet runner-up. Parker received a pro card, which allows him to advance to the professional level of bodybuilding competition. The competitors came from across the area, and even one from Ohio, to claim a coveted trophy. Thompson, Michael Duncan, and Kyle Montgomery are from Lancaster.
  • Red Rose City Bodybuilding Classic Oct. 17
    The NGA Red Rose City Classic Natural Body Building competition is set for Oct. 17 at the Bundy Auditorium on the University of South Carolina Lancaster campus. The pro qualifier meet, hosted by Lancaster native Kennett Washington, will feature divisions for men, women, children and a wheel chair division for physically-challenged athletes.
  • Team’s net 47 tops McMackin field
    The three-man team of Andy Davis, Lee Gronkiewicz, Jayson Parker and a reserved space in memory of Chris Wriston teamed to take the net title in the 11th annual Neil McMackin Memorial golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Friday, Sept. 18. Davis, Parker and Gronkiewicz held the open spot for Wriston, nicknamed “Quarter Cake,” who died last fall. The field included 31 teams held in memory of Neil McMackin, who died in a 2004 Charleston bike accident. Tournament proceeds benefit the Neil McMackin Memorial Scholarship Fund.
  • Foursome teams for Rotary crown
    Tight play highlighted the annual Rotary Golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday, Sept. 10. The foursome of Jalen Perry, Kenny Faulkenberry, Wayne Joyner and Quinton Rodgers captured the win with a birdie on No. 18 when the tourney went to a sudden-death playoff. The tournament, which drew 17 teams, featured three teams with a 60 each after 18 holes. The card playoff began on No. 15 and went to No. 18.
  • Foursome teams for Hyde Park win
    The foursome of Logan Sowell, Hubert Brown, Caleb Brown and Jerry Pardue captured top honors in the Sports Ministry of Hyde Park Baptist Church eighth annual golf tournament on Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Kershaw Golf Club. Sowell, an Andrew Jackson High School golf standout, recently won the Kershaw Golf Club title, while Pardue, a retired Lancaster County teacher and coach, was the KGC runner-up in the championship field. Tournament proceeds help sponsor HPBC’s mission opportunities for all ages.
  • LHS swimmers notch home wins over KHS Raiders
    The Lancaster High School Bruins swim team remained unbeaten on the season with a sweep of Keenan High School of Columbia on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at the Lancaster County Pool. The LHS girls rolled over the Keenan girls, 126-19 and the LHS boys took a 134-22 win over the KHS Raiders. The LHS teams are each 3-0 on the season. Lancaster hosted Blythewood on Thursday, Sept. 10. The team’s annual senior night meet is set for Sept. 17.