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Today's Sports

  • Extreme 4 race highlights LSS...

    The Extreme 4 Division takes center stage to kick off the August racing schedule at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday night.

    The Extreme 4 Division will highlight the racing action with a $300 paying race and bonus money added throughout the field.

    The Extreme 4 Division has featured some of the best action on the 2017 racing season and fields some of the largest car counts in the Carolinas at Lancaster Super Speedway every Saturday night.

  • Darlings derailed in Series run

    SUMTER – The Lancaster County Darlings’ stars World Series once sparkling diamond hopes faded with the Jena jolt.

    Jena, the Louisiana champion, blitzed the LC Darlings twice – 11-3 and 16-5 – to sweep to the 2017 Dixie Softball Darlings World Series championship on Wednesday night at Sumter’s Patriot Park.

    The LC Darlings, the SC state champions, entered the title round unbeaten in the field – 5-0 – and riding a 16-game winning streak. 

  • Darlings unbeaten in Series

    The Lancaster County Darlings all-stars stayed unbeaten in the Darlings World Series with a 10-6 win over Jena, La., at Patriot Park in Sumter on Monday night.

    Jena broke on top 3-0 with a three-run first, but the LC Darlings answered with three runs in the bottom of the first inning to tie the game at 3-all.

    The Lancaster County stars ignited for seven runs in the bottom of the second inning to take charge on the way to the four-run win.

    The Jena, La., stars scored three runs over the next three frames, but Lancaster held on for the victory.

  • Watkins dominates in Blue Ridge...

    Ben Watkins, better known as “The Rock Hill Bad Boy,” dominated action in the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model race to highlight Lancaster Super Speedway racing Saturday night.

    Watkins and Doug Sanders were on the front row for the 20-car field.

    The grandstand fans were on their feet as were the fans in the pits as the popular BROLM has been bringing in some of the largest Late Model fields that Lancaster Super Speedway has seen in years.

    At the green flag, Watkins, Sanders, Mike Huey and Adam Yarbrough battled for the lead entering turn one.

  • Teams ready to hit

    Lancaster County teams hit the second phase of their preseason practices as teams can officially don full gear for contact drills today.

    County teams have been at it since last Friday as they work toward their season openers later this month.

    Following is a look at each team.

    - Lancaster is working with between 75-80 players in the Bruins drills, which opened last Friday morning at the LHS soccer practice fields adjacent to North Elementary School.

  • Dominating Darlings!

    The Lancaster County Darlings all-stars are dominating on the diamond this week.
    The team continued their stellar play Monday night with a 10-6 win over Jena, La., in the Dixie Softball World Series at Sumter’s Patriot Park. The win left Lancaster’s 8U all-stars as the only unbeaten team in the double-elimination, 11-team field.
    Today could be World Series Championship day for Lancaster, as the tournament’s teams play their last games.

  • Darlings stars unbeaten to open...

    The Lancaster County Darlings stars, age 8U, are off to a dandy start in the Dixie Softball World Series at Patriot Park in Sumter.
    The Lancaster County Darlings stars, the 2017 S.C. state champion, opened the double-elimination tournament with three straight wins, including a 13-11 victory over Montgomery, Ala., on Sunday night.
    The Darlings, 14-0 in postseason play, bolted to a 9-3 lead on the Alabama state champion, but the Bama team rallied to take a 10-9 edge.
    Lancaster County rebounded to with four runs in the fourth inning to take a 13-10 lead.

  • Darlings stars 3-0 in Series play

    The Lancaster County Darlings stars, age 8U, are off to a dandy start in the Dixie Softball World Series at Patriot Park in Sumter.

    The Lancaster County Darlings stars, the 2017 S.C. state champion, opened the double-elimination tournament with three straight wins, including a 13-11 victory over Montgomery, Ala., on Sunday night.

    The Darlings, 14-0 in postseason play, bolted to a 9-3 lead on the Alabama state champion, but the Bama team rallied to take a 10-9 edge.

    Lancaster County rebounded to with four runs in the fourth inning to take a 13-10 lead.

  • Foursome takes title with four...

    The team of Bryan Turner, Jim Barnett, Trey Crenshaw and Mason Tucker blistered the Lancaster Golf Course on Friday with a round of 53 to take top honors in the Women’s Enrichment Center 11th annual golf tournament.

    The foursome were lights out on all four par-5 holes with 2-under eagles in captain’s choice play.

    “That’s the first time I’ve ever done that,” said Barnett, who’s played his share of golf at LGC. “Somebody stepped up every time a shot was critical. It was truly a team effort.”

  • Darlings give us reason to smile

    It was one of those frozen-in-time, “you had to be there” moments to truly appreciate.

    As soon as I stepped out of my pick-up in the senior parking lot at Buford High School on Thursday evening, I heard a round of involuntary laughter that got my immediate attention. 

    The snickering was followed by a water balloon barrage that splattered on Gene Knight’s back.