Today's Sports

  • CPTC nets 25 ribbons in Gastonia...

    The Columbus Parker Track Club racked up 25 ribbons before a late spring storm sent the Lancaster area youth track team home at a meet in Gastonia, N.C.

    The CPTC competed against 1,500 athletes at Ashbrook High School. The coaches staff noted the team is improving as it prepares for the state qualifying meet in Spartanburg.

  • Open Wheel Modifieds return to...



    Lancaster Motor Speedway action Saturday night will feature the return of the Open Wheel Modifieds to the half-mile dirt oval.

  • P-31 juniors keep rolling

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior team used the long ball to extend its Legion baseball League V winning streak to 4-0.

    The P-31 juniors, with a pair of key homers in two different innings, stay undefeated with a 7-4 win over Gaffney Post 109 at Eggleton Field on Monday night.

  • Hodges posts first LMS win...

    Super Street driver Brent Hodges captured his first career win at Lancaster Motor Speedway to highlight action Saturday night.

    The Super Street main event front row had heat winners Mike Canevale and Brandy Baker.

  • Nighthawks join Classic



    The eighth annual Founders Federal Kickoff Classic will have a new team with a familiar coach for the  2011 prep football scrimmage set for Aug. 19 at Andrew Jackson’s Volunteer Stadium.

  • Juniors win, go to 3-0 on the...

    The Lancaster American Legion Post 31 junior team capped its first week with a third straight win at Eggleton Field on Thursday night.

    The P-31 juniors, with their third straight 10-run win, rolled to an 11-1 win over Union Post 22.

    Jordan Brock, who had a no-hitter through 3.2 innings, hurled four frames to post his second win of the week. Brock scored a run to boost the winners.

    Kholby Pate went two-thirds of an inning and yielded a run, hit and two walks. He whiffed one. Chandler Neal hurled a third of an inning.

  • Yarboroughs tough customers on...

    Scan the Lancaster High School football roster and you won’t find the name Yarborough among the list of LHS players.

    That wasn’t the case from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s when three Yarborough brothers – Dave, Bill and Thomas – played football for LHS.

    Dave was the oldest and handled the center duties for Dalton Rivers’ Blue Hurricanes in the mid-to-late 1960s. Bill followed in the late 1960s and graduated in 1971. Thomas rounded out the trio with his final season in 1976 under the late Marv Maxwell.

  • CPTC nets 38 ribbons in...

    The Columbus Parker Track Club opened its season, capturing 38 ribbons, including six firsts, in a meet with the Charlotte Flights in Charlotte.

    The Columbus Parker Track Club, a non-profit organization, is named for its late coach Columbus “Big Daddy” Parker.

    The club, which has been in operation for 25 years, is coached by Arthur Benjamin and D. Spratt-Ingram. Tyger Ingram and Eugene Wallace serve as the CPTC assistants.

    The team, which has 72 registered members this season, ranges in age from 6-18.

  • Banks, Crenshaw team to capture...

    Staff Reports

    The team of Trevor Banks and Garrett Crenshaw teamed to win the gross division title in the 2011 Fuzzy and Friends Edgewater Golf Classic on Saturday afternoon.

    Banks, a former Buford High School state champion golfer who now plays at the University of South Carolina Lancaster, teamed with Crenshaw, a member of the Buford High golf team, to card a 63.

  • Jones qualifies for Hershey...

    Staff Reports

    Herbert Jones III of Lancaster has qualified to compete in the Hershey Track and Field state meet.

    Hershey has sponsored track and field for the last 34 years, giving young athletes ages 9-14 the chance to compete in running, jumping and throwing.

    On April 30, Jones competed unattached at Richland Northeast High School in Columbia at the Hershey Central District meet.

    Jones advanced to state, placing second in the 1600-meter run and third in the 800-meter run.