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Community Sports

  • 6th Family Promise tourney reset
      Area golfers who want to play in the sixth annual Family Promise of Lancaster County golf tournament can still register to play in the 18-hole event. The tournament was scheduled to be played Saturday, Aug. 17, but postponed to Saturday, Aug. 24 because of rain.
  • Dandy diamond opportunity
      Marc Rape delivered as a Spartanburg Methodist College pitcher. Now, he’s being summoned to fill a major void as a SMC baseball coach.
  • Family Promise tourney Saturday
      Area golfers can still sign up to play in the  sixth annual Family Promise of Lancaster County golf outing on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Lancaster Golf Club. Registration is at noon, with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. A light lunch will be served at noon.
  • Williams to next level with Seahawks
      Lancaster native Matt Williams is moving to the next level. Williams, who served as pitching coach at junior college baseball power Spartanburg Methodist for eight seasons, is the new pitching coach at UNC Wilmington.
  • ‘One for the old guys’
    Robert Howey rhowey@thelancasternews.com Experience was the winner in the annual Lancaster Golf Club championship on Sunday, Aug. 11. “This one is for the old guys,” said an exuberant Mike “Red Man” Kennington just after he captured the LGC title with a one-under 143 (71-72) in the two-day, 36-hole event.
  • Results mixed in early scrimmages
    Robert Howey rhowey@thelancasternews.com County coaches are hoping for better results as their teams battle in their second scrimmages this week. Coaches at Buford, Andrew Jackson and Indian Land noted mixed results in their first scrimmages. “We did some things well and then we have some areas we need to work on,” AJ coach David Moore said. “We have our share of youth and we know we’re going to have to grow up fast.” AJ visited Lee Central of Bishopville to play the Stallions at Keenan High School.
  • Rain halts, but doesn’t stop race
    Michael Knight For The Lancaster News Brandy Baker and Timbo Mangum were in the front row in the Montgomery Towing Super Street main event Saturday night, Aug. 10, at the Lancaster Super Speedway. When the green flag dropped Baker, Mangum, Walter Cook and Joey Engelbrecht all roared into turn one battling for the lead. The huge crowd stood as leader Mangum exited turn 2 and completed lap one. As the laps ticked off it was Mangum in the lead followed by Baker and then Baker’s son, Andrew Baker.
  • Family Promise tourney Aug. 17
      The sixth annual Family Promise of Lancaster County golf outing is Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Lancaster Golf Club. Registration is at noon, with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m.
  • Brown is back on the field with Lewisville
      RICHBURG – It’s impossible to know how well a football team will perform until they actually step on the field and play. If the Lewisville coaching staff were to suit up, however, there’s no question they’d be good.
  • LGC to have new champ
    Robert Howey rhowey@thelancasternews.com For the first time in three years, the Lancaster Golf Club will have a new club champion. Taylor Banks, the club champion for the last three years, will not be back to defend his title this weekend when the annual tournament is played. The two-day, 36-hole tournament opens Saturday morning and concludes Sunday afternoon.