Community Sports

  • Lynx Wrestling sets benefit to aid Holland's final expenses
      Lynx Wrestling Alliance will host a special benefit wrestling event for Barbara Holland’s final expenses on Sunday, Sept. 21 at the Lancaster American Legion Building. Holland, who died Aug. 29, is the mother of pro wrestlers Rex Rumble and Kid Chaos.
  • Harris back to hoops at Allen
     The Allen University basketball program, in hoops terms, garnered a big rebound Friday, Sept. 5 in the Lancaster High School media center. Avery Harris, a former LHS hardwood standout, signed to play at Allen University.
  • Oliver paces LJGA in all-star tourney
      The Lancaster Junior Golf Association all-star golfers produced a strong showing in the annual S.C. Junior Golf Association Thomas D. Todd all-star tournament at the Patriot Golf Club in Ninety Six where the event was held Aug. 23-24.
  • 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.