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Community Sports

  • Deese wins points championship
    Michael Knight For The Lancaster News The 2011 Lancaster Motor Speedway Vintage Division points championship went to Kenneth Deese. Deese is known around the Carolina dirt tracks as “The Big Show.” Deese has become a fan favorite in the Vintage Division with his Chevy race cars looking just like the late, great Dale Earnhardt’s race cars. This season, Deese captured six wins and posted numerous top-five finishes on his way to winning the 2011 Vintage Division points championship.
  • LCPRC U12 stars capture state crown
    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Department 12-under all-stars successfully defended the SCAP state championship title for the third year in a row.  On Saturday, the Lancaster County stars traveled to Patriot Park in Sumter and faced stiff competition from the host Sumter 12U all-star team and the Walhalla all-star team.
  • Rec soccer stars net titles
    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission program captured a pair of state championships in the S.C. Athletic Programs state soccer tournament at Patriot Park in Sumter on Saturday.
  • Area Tiger fans are elated with ACC title, Orange Bowl
    Lancaster area Clemson University  football fans are sporting smiles as bright as Tiger orange after a milestone victory Saturday night in Charlotte.
  • Soccer stars set for state
          Three Lancaster County Parks and Recreation youth all-star soccer teams will travel to Sumter on Saturday to compete in the South Carolina Athletic Programs state championship tournament.
  • Gamecocks in control for state championship
          A coveted Southeastern Conference championship is a prize the University of South Carolina football team seeks in this day and age of college football.
  • Thrilling win gives North district title
    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission North small fry all-stars came up big Monday night in a thrilling 16-14 comeback win over Rock Hill at Memorial Stadium. The Lancaster North small fry stars drove 80 yards in three plays and 1:29 to capture the two-point victory and the Central District championship.
  • USC upends Clemson
    Robert Howey rhowey@thelancasternews.com The University of South Carolina, a blend of Gamecocks and USCL Lancers, posted a comeback win in the 10th annual Big Thursday Scholarship golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday afternoon. The USC team, which included golfers sporting USCL royal blue and USC garnet and black, rallied from a  4.5-1.1 deficit to take the comeback victory, 8.5-6.5
  • North small fry all-stars roll
    Eric Rowell For The Lancaster News The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission North small fry all-stars rolled to a 30-12 opening round win over Fairfield County on Friday night at Memorial Stadium. The North small fry all-stars, ages 9-10, snapped a 6-all tie with the first of two Kemarkio Cloud touchdowns to take a 12-6 lead on the way to the 18-point win. Dorian Williams’ one-yard run and Williams’ two-point conversion run put Lancaster County North up, 22-6, but Fairfield County answered.
  • Area hoops teams, players net preseason state honors
    A host of area teams garnered hardwood honors at the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association preseason banquet in Columbia on Wednesday. Two Lancaster County teams – the Lancaster High School boys and Andrew Jackson High School girls – were ranked in the top five of their respective classifications. The Bruins are ranked No. 5 in Class AAAA boys, while the Andrew Jackson High Lady Volunteers are rated No. 3 in Class AA girls.