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Today's Sports

  • Speedway to host Clash South Tour

    The first race of the inaugural Clash South Tour is Saturday at Lancaster Motor Speedway.

    The speedway, in its 56th season, has drawn standing room only crowds in its opening two weeks of racing.

    The Clash South Tour, in its first full year of operation, consists of  12 races this season throughout the Carolinas and Georgia.

    With just three compounds for each tire manufacturer, the competition will be on a level playing field. Which tire manufacturer comes out on top at Lancaster will be decided Saturday at LMS.

  • Bruins stun Vikings 2-1

    The Lancaster High boys soccer team accomplished a first in recent times, defeating No. 8  Spring Valley, 2-1 in Pontiac after penalty kicks.

    LHS freshman Jaden Driggers scored from a direct kick at the 27-minute mark of the first half to tie the score.

    The rest of the match saw both teams attack and have opportunities, but the defenses held firm. Both teams played the 10-minute overtime period, as the Bruins attacked with confidence, but again the SV defense held.

  • Team's 53 tops Rucker Relay...

    The winning foursome registered a three-shot win in the second annual A.R. Rucker Middle School Relay for Life golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday afternoon.

    The tournament, the first of the LGC’s 2010 schedule, saw the team of James “Slim” Bouler, Phil Neely, Andre Robinson and Doc Mangum shoot a 53.

    The winning team’s 53 is the top score in two seasons after the 2009 winning team finished with a 56.

    The 2010 team was sponsored by Carlton Rucker Dentistry.

  • Baker notches two Speedway...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway veteran Brandy Baker captured two wins to highlight week two action at LMS on Saturday night.

    The NDRA Crate Late Model heat winners were Andy Blackwood and Timbo Mangum to put them on the front row.

    When the green flag flew, it was a dogfight for the lead coming out of turns one and two.

  • Warriors edge Jackets, 4-3

    Indian Land’s Justin Hayes’ pinch-hit RBI-hit lifted Indian Land to a 4-3 Conference III-A baseball win over county rival Buford on Saturday afternoon at IL.

    Hayes’ clutch hit scored Daniel Thomas.

    Thomas, who worked two-thirds of an inning, was the winner in relief of Tyler Watkins, who hurled 6.1 innings.

    Watkins fanned seven and allowed a walk and hit a batter.

    Logan Segee, who pitched three innings, took the loss. He allowed a run, four hits and two walks. He fanned three.

  • Karate championship tourney...

    The 36th annual Universal Karate Arts Championships, holding true to form, featured martial artists of all ages and reflected the high standard of excellence in sport karate competition at the Springdale Recreation Center on March 13.

    The tournament, as in years past, drew competitors from across the nation, with international competitors from India, Trinidad and Canada.

  • BHS Jackets hope to build team...

    The 2010 Buford High soccer team welcomed back a familiar face this spring.

    Allen Rogers, who guided the Jackets two years ago, is back leading the BHS booters.

    Rogers said his return has been bolstered by junior varsity head coach John Bundy and former player Andrew Riner.

    Riner, a student at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster, is serving as an assistant with the BHS program this year.

  • USC wants more wins

    FORT LAWN In five seasons at the University of South Carolina, Gamecock football coach Steve Spurrier has fashioned a 35-28 record – an average of seven wins per season.

    Spurrier isn’t satisfied.

    “We’re not happy winning seven games a season,” said Spurrier, the guest speaker at the annual Lancaster County Gamecock Club meeting Monday night at the Catawba Fish Camp in Fort Lawn where the meeting drew 224 USC fans. “We still have hopes of putting a pretty talented team together.

  • LHS rebounds for region win

    The Lancaster Bruins rebounded in Region IV-AAAA play, taking a 9-6 home baseball win over Ridge View on Tuesday night.

    Bruins’ senior right-hander Trevor Hammond, who worked 6.1 innings, was the winner, posting seven strikeouts. He allowed seven hits and one walk.

    Zack Rollings and Trai Sanders got the final two outs, with Sanders registering a game-ending strikeout with the bases loaded.

    LHS, 1-3, 3-9, was led by Scott Mathis, who had three hits, including a first-inning two-run home run.

  • Lancaster Speedway sports action...

    The 56th Lancaster Motor Speedway was a beautiful Saturday night for racing with a packed house.

    With heat winners Randy Smith and Chad Paxton on the front row for the limited late model race, the fans knew this race was going to be interesting with $2,000 on the line.