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Today's Sports

  • Union halts Lady Bruins title...

     

    UNION – Union County has posted four softball wins over Lancaster this season, with its latest the most significant for the 2015 campaign.

    The Lady Yellow Jackets, 28-2, topped the LHS Lady Bruins, 3-0 Monday, May 18 at the Timken Sports Complex in Union to capture the Class AAA Upper State softball title.

  • Raptors foil Warriors in Class...

     

    LEXINGTON – Academic Magnet High School once again foiled Indian Land High School’s Class AA state championship soccer hopes.

    The top-rated Raptors, for the second straight season, prevailed over the fourth-ranked ILHS Warriors in a 4-1 win at River Bluff High School in Lexington on Saturday, May 16.

  • Lady Vols seek state title

     

    KERSHAW – The determined Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers sent their retiring coach Steve Middleton out a winner at home, and will seek the same for him today as a state champion.

  • Mangum nets Limited Late Model...

     

    Timbo Mangum highlighted Lancaster Super Speedway racing action, taking the checkers in the Limited Late Model Division win Saturday, May 16.

    Mangum and Jonathan Edwards were on the front row, and when the green flag fell, Mangum, Edwards, David Yandle and Billy Lambert battled for the lead entering turn one.

  • Wingate University honors Johnny...

     

    The late Johnny Hammond, a Lancaster native, was recently honored at Wingate University.

    The mezzanine at the Wingate University football stadium has been named in memory of Hammond.

  • IL’s Williams signs to play...

    Indian Land High School volleyball coach Tal Horton looks for Warriors' senior volleyball player Hayley Williams to make an impact at the next level.
    “She will be missed at ILHS, but we know she will make a name for herself at Ferrum,” Horton said.
    Williams, a three-year member of the IL volleyball team, is headed to the next level after signing with Ferrum College (Ferrum, Va.) in the IL media center on Thursday, April 30.

  • Wingate University honors Johnny...

    The late Johnny Hammond, a Lancaster native, was recently honored at Wingate University.
    The mezzanine at the Wingate University football stadium has been named in memory of Hammond.
    The dedication ceremony was held on May 5, 2015 at Irwin Belk Stadium where a plaque was unveiled in Hammond's memory.
    An anonymous donor made a contribution to Wingate to honor Hammond who came to Wingate on a football scholarship after a stellar football career at Lancaster High School.

  • Lady Bruins rebound, face Union...

    Lancaster rebounded to earn a diamond rematch with defending Class AAA state softball champion Union County High School on Monday, May 18.
    Host Lancaster built an early lead and held on for an 8-6 win over Wren in a Class AAA Upper State championship series elimination game Friday, May 15.
    The Lady Bruins, with the two-run victory, will travel to Union to face the Lady Yellow Jackets for the Class AAA Upper State softball crown.

  • Lady Vols Upstate champs

    Andrew Jackson punched its ticket to the Class AA state championship softball series in resounding fashion Friday, May 15 at the Lady Volunteers’ softball field.
    AJ, 26-6, drilled 11 hits on the way to an impressive 9-2 win over Crescent High School of Iva for the Class AA Upper State softball championship.
    The Lady Vols’ solid seven-run win advances AJ to the best-of-three Class AA state title series Monday, May 18 when coach Steve Middleton’s team faces Class AA Lower State champion Aynor High School.

  • Academic Magnet tops Indian Land...

    Academic Magnet scored three unanswered goals in the second half to snap a 1-1 deadlock on the way to a 4-1 win over the Indian Land High School Warriors in the Class AA state championship soccer match Saturday, May 16, at River Bluff High School in Lexington.

    Raptors senior Reece Moore tallied three goals, two after the half to lift AM to its second straight state soccer title, the third in four years.

    Moore scored the Raptors first goal at the 33-minute mark, but IL tied the match on Jaordn Szustwal's goal about a minute later.