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Today's Sports

  • Roscoe, Wallace to join S.C....

    Two high school coaches with connections to the Lancaster area will be inducted into the S.C. Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame later this year.
    Former Lancaster High School head football coach Johnny Roscoe and Jimmy “Moose” Wallace, who coached at Lewisville, have been selected to join the elite class of 10 coaches.
    The 10 coaches have 344 years as a head football coach, with 2,544 football wins and 25 state football championships.

  • Junior golfers competing in...

    Standout golfers in the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association will be competing play for top honors in the annual Thomas D. Todd all-stars golf tournament at the Patriot Golf Club in Ninety Six today, Sunday, Aug. 23.
    Some 14 Lancaster chapter all-stars, ranging in age 7-18, will compete for titles in the age divisions.
    State tournament play opened Saturday, Aug. 22.
    The Lancaster chapter all-stars represent the top two finishers in each age division during the regular-season tournament play for the 2015 spring and summer.

  • Gilreath commits to play...

    John Gilreath, a high school baseball standout and former Lancaster resident, has committed to play baseball at the University of South Carolina.
    Gilreath, 15 and a sophomore at Northwestern High School in Rock Hill, gave the Gamecocks a verbal pledge last week.
    The 5-10, 160-pounder is regarded as one of the top pitchers in the state for the class of 2018.
    He is rated by Diamond Prospects, a state baseball scouting service, as the state’s No. 2 prospect for the Class of 2018.

  • Bear Hug Brawl spotlights jayvee...

    The Lancaster County high school football spotlight will be on the county’s four junior varsity football teams at the fourth annual Bear Hug Brawl Junior Varsity Kickoff on Saturday, Aug. 22 at Buford High School’s Jackets Stadium.
    The jayvee football jamboree is played in memory of Seth Muennich, the late Buford High School junior varsity football player who died in an auto accident near the school four years ago.

  • Teams battle tonight at AJ

    Lancaster County high school football fans will have a final preseason look at teams as Andrew Jackson High School hosts the 12th annual Founders Kickoff Classic at Volunteer Stadium tonight, Aug. 21.
    All four county teams will be on display in the action which opens with host AJ meeting Indian Land at 6 p.m.
    Volunteers’ fans will have added interest as they will get their first home view of new AJ coach C.J. Frye’s squad as the Vols battle the Warriors.

  • Marlins host Tigers to open...

    The Carolina Marlins baseball team will open its quest for a second league championship as they host the Kelton Tigers with a pair of weekend games.
    The Marlins, the top seed in the playoffs and the National League champions, will host a 4 p.m. game Saturday, Aug. 22 and a game Sunday, Aug. 23 at 4.
    The games will be played at the Wheels of Peace field at 3671 Wheels of Peace Drive.
    Take U.S. 521 North to North Corner and turn on Wheels of Peace Drive and follow to the field.
    The Marlins, 25-7, 16-4, are the top seed for the playoffs.

  • ‘Red Man’ one of the good guys

    One of the Lancaster Golf Club’s “good guys” has played his final round. That’s a shame because Mike “Red Man” Kennington truly loved the game of golf.
    Kennington, a fixture at the LGC as a sometimes employee and avid golfer, died last week after a battle with cancer.
    During the recent club championship, which saw 14-year-old phenom Anthony “T” Sutton earn the crown, there was still talk of “Red Man.”

  • Junior golfers bidding for all-...

    Standout golfers in the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf

    Association will be competing for top honors in the annual Thomas D. Todd

    all-stars golf tournament at the Patriot Golf Club in Ninety Six this weekend.

    Some 14 Lancaster chapter all-stars, ranging in age 7-18, will compete for

    titles in the age divisions Saturday, Aug. 22 and Sunday, Aug. 23.

    The Lancaster chapter all-stars represent the top two finishers in each

    age division during the regular-season tournament play for the 2015 spring

  • SECA Crate Late Models highlight...

    Lancaster Super Speedway is set to host six divisions of racing, headlined by the SECA Crate Late Model Division on Saturday, Aug. 22 at the half-mile oval.
    The Saturday night racing card will feature the SECA Crate Late Models, Faith Funderburke Realty Super Stock, Deal 1 Auto Sales SECA Crate Sportsman, Cauthen Motors Renegades, U.S. Bonding Vintage and M&M Garage Extreme 4.
    After the wild and exciting night last Saturday evening at LSS, anything is possible to happen this week at the track which is in its 61st season.

  • Mayer encouraged with IL’s play

    Indian Land High continued its scrimmage schedule against some larger schools, and Warriors’ head coach Mike Mayer said he felt IL held its own in a pair of road sessions.
    Indian Land worked against three teams in a scrimmage at High Point, N.C., and IL did well, Mayer said.
    The Warriors faced T.W. Andrews High of High Point, N.C., along with Bassett County, Va. and George Washington High (Va.) on Saturday.
    That scrimmage came after the Warriors worked against Airport High School of Columbia on Thursday, Aug. 13.