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  • County prep teams open scrimmages
    Staff Reports Lancaster County high school football coaches will have a good idea where their respective teams stand after today. Teams, in accordance to S.C. High School League rules, launched contact drills at mid-week. Teams can have their first official scrimmage today, and all four county teams plan to be in action on the road. Lancaster High School hits the road for a scrimmage with Class AA foe Chesterfield High School at 6 p.m. Georgetown High School was slated to be part of the scrimmage at CHS, but will not attend.
  • Heintz Performance Limited Late Models to return Saturday
    Michael Knight For The Lancaster News Lancaster Super Speedway will host six divisions of racing highlighted by the return of the Heintz Performance Limited Late Models on Saturday, Aug. 10. The LSS racing card will also feature the Montgomery Towing Super Street, Deal 1 Auto Sales Crate Sportsman, Cauthen Motors Pure Street, Lancaster Speedway Vintage and M&M Garage Muffler & Tire Extreme 4 Division. In the Deal 1 Auto Sales Crate Sportsman Division, Hank Taylor will have to start in the rear of the field after capturing three straight wins.
  • Chiefs sign McIlwain
      Kamaal McIlwain’s latest stop in the National Football League is the Kansas City Chiefs. Kansas City, in an effort to bolster its secondary, signed McIlwain to its preseason roster Thursday, Aug. 1. He is listed on the KC defensive depth chart at right cornerback.
  • Swinging for a cause
    Robert Howey rhowey@thelancasternews.com Teamwork proved to be vital for the winning team in the seventh annual Pregnancy Care Center golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on July 26. The foursome of Danny Reynolds, Dan Edwards, R.G. Hayes and Brian Turner combined for a 17-under 55 to take a two-shot win in the 14-team field. The winning team carded three eagles, four pars and 11 birdies in posting the victory.
  • Wilmore basketball coach at Lewisville
    Travis Jenkins Landmark Bews Service LEWISVILLE – Two years ago, Lewisville High School hired a former player without much coaching experience as its new boys basketball coach. They’re repeating that formula and hoping for similar results. Earlier this summer, Lewisville Athletic Director Rusty Pemberton announced the hiring of George Wilmore.
  • Time to plant dove fields
    Department of Natural Resources Dove hunters still have time to plant fields to attract doves during the upcoming season, according to a wildlife biologist with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. The mourning dove is the most popular game species in the Southeast, and South Carolina is blessed with an abundance of these speedy birds. The best way to attract large numbers of doves during the hunting season is to provide an abundance of good dove foods in an environment conducive to feeding by doves.
  • Get ready to play!
    Robert Howey rhowey@thelancasternews.com The 2013 high school football season opens today as county schools kick off preparation for the upcoming season. Each county school has a workout scheduled today, Aug. 2, the first day for preseason drills which open around the state. Lancaster Lancaster gets rolling early as Bruins head coach Bennie McMurray will greet his team at 8 a.m. The Bruins will practice at 8 a.m. today, Saturday, Aug. 3, and Monday, Aug. 5.
  • Get ready to play!
    Robert Howey rhowey@thelancasternews.com The 2013 high school football season opens today as county schools kick off preparation for the upcoming season. Each county school has a workout scheduled today, Aug. 2, the first day for preseason drills which open around the state. Lancaster Lancaster gets rolling early as Bruins head coach Bennie McMurray will greet his team at 8 a.m. The Bruins will practice at 8 a.m. today, Saturday, Aug. 3, and Monday, Aug. 5.
  • $800 purse sure to lure new drivers
    Michael Knight For The Lancaster News The highlight of the Montgomery Towing Super Street division race Saturday, Aug. 3, is the $800 prize. The Super Street division is one of Lancaster Super Speedway’s most popular divisions. You can expect to see some new drivers vying for the $800 purse. Other divisions running Saturday night are NDRA GM Performance Late Models, Deal 1 Auto Sales Crate Sportsman, Cauthen Motors Pure Street and M&M Garage Muffler & Tire Extreme 4.
  • AA’s fall in tourney
    Robert Howey rhowey@thelancasternews.com The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA all-stars saw their postseason hopes end with a pair of losses in the Dixie Youth Baseball Regional tournament at the Ace Basin Sports Complex in Walterboro on Sunday, July 28. The Lancaster all-stars, ages 7-8, fell to Fairhope, Ala., 4-0 in their first game on Sunday and then dropped a 4-3 loss to Perry, Ga. Lancaster, which went 1-2 in the double-elimination tournament, opened play Saturday with a 10-9 win over Albany, Ga.