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Today's Sports

  • Thursday tilts key slate

    In a limited week seven schedule, the Lancaster County football schedule has only two games, both set for Thursday.
    Lancaster, continuing Region III-AAAA play, has another trip to the Midlands, but this game is Thursday night.
    Lancaster, 4-2, 1-0, ventures to Pontiac to face Richland Northeast on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
    RNE shares the facility, Harry Parone Stadium, with Spring Valley High School, which also has a home game Friday.

  • Lancaster game canceled

    Lancaster High School's road football game with Richland Northeast, slated to be played Thursday, has been canceled.

    A make-up date has not been set.

    Schools in Richland and Lexington counties will be closed today (Wednesday), Thursday and Friday, so no after-school activities – games or practices – are allowed. The closing of the schools come in response to the impact of Hurricane Matthew.

    Stay tuned for more reports related to the rescheduling of games and school-related activities.

     

  • Track’s championship night...

    LSS honored the track’s 2016 points champions Saturday night.
    The SECA Crate Late Models titlist is Benji Knight, and the Montgomery Towing Super Stock winner is Johnny Starkey. The Deal 1 Auto Sales SECA Crate Sportsman top spot went to “Wild Bill” Knight. The Cauthen Motors Renegade winner was “Burn ’Em Down” Steve Hinson, The Vintage champ was Ron Geehring, and the M&M Garage Extreme 4 winner was Chris Hinson.

  • Golf course generating more...

    KERSHAW – If play is an indicator, recent improvements at the Kershaw Golf Course are paying off.
    In July, 973 rounds of golf were played at the town-owned course. In August 1,185 rounds were played there. Through last Sunday, 787 golfers had played at the 18-hole course in September.
    And with an average of a little more than 40 playing each day, Kershaw Mayor Mark Dorman hopes the final number for September pushes 1,000.
    By comparison, the monthly average of golf rounds played in March, April and May was 934.

  • Todd Talford strong in taking...

    For a competitor in his first national meet, Lancaster powerlifter Todd Talford fared quite well – best in the country.
    Talford, a powerlifter since 2011, won the national championship in the USA Powerlifting Bench Press National Championship in Aurora, Colo., on Sept. 10.
    Talford, competing in the raw division where he holds three S.C. state records, won the national crown with a 424-pound effort.
    Previously, he had won competitions in Raleigh (state meet) and Fort Mill (Battle of the Border).

  • Cycs notch 34-10 win over...

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News

  • Braves spoil Vols’ homecoming

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

  • Bruins edge Redhawks

    BLYTHEWOOD – Lancaster High School head football coach Bobby Collins was happy, but not looking to tarry.
    “When you get a win on the road in region play against a good football team, you take it and go,” said Collins as he headed for the LHS bus in leaving Richland District Two Stadium on Friday night. “We take it, get home and move on to the next one.”
    If it seemed somewhat of a late escape, Collins wasn’t complaining.

  • Bruins’ backers step up

    The team within the team for the Lancaster High School defense is its senior linebacker tandem – Casey Hegler and Desmond Ricks.
    “I’m glad to have those two seniors in there,” Lancaster High School third-year head coach Bobby Collins said. “You can build your program around those guys because they’re good, solid leaders and play hard. We play tough defense and they’re two reasons.”
    Ricks and Hegler are each two-year starters who have made a name for themselves.

  • Lady Vols continue solid...

    The Andrew Jackson High volleyball team pushed its record to 8-1 in region play, taking a 3-0 road win over Cheraw on Tuesday.
    The Lady Volunteers, battling a tough Cheraw team, capturing the win in three games, 25-18, 25-19, 25-10.
    The Lady Vols had a bye in the region schedule Thursday. AJ resumes region play on Tuesday at Chesterfield.
    AJ hosts Lee Central on Oct. 6 and faces Buford on Oct. 11 in the Lady Vols’ senior night.
    The AJ volleyball team, over the weekend, competed at Lexington High School in the Lexington Invitational tournament.