Today's Sports

  • LGC to have new champ

    Robert Howey
    For the first time in three years, the Lancaster Golf Club will have a new club champion.
    Taylor Banks, the club champion for the last three years, will not be back to defend his title this weekend when the annual tournament is played.
    The two-day, 36-hole tournament opens Saturday morning and concludes Sunday afternoon.

  • Bear Hug Brawl kicks off Aug. 24

    Robert Howey
    The second annual Bear Hug Brawl, a junior varsity football jamboree, is set Saturday, Aug. 24 at Buford High School’s Jackets Stadium.
    The jamboree is held in memory of Buford High School junior varsity football player Seth Muennich, who died after being struck by an auto in the area of Buford Middle School two years ago.
    Event proceeds support Seth’s Giving Tree Projects and scholarships. The foundation was named Seth’s Giving Tree after one of his favorite childhood books and its story.

  • County prep teams open scrimmages

    Staff Reports
    Lancaster County high school football coaches will have a good idea where their respective teams stand after today.
    Teams, in accordance to S.C. High School League rules, launched contact drills at mid-week.
    Teams can have their first official scrimmage today, and all four county teams plan to be in action on the road.
    Lancaster High School hits the road for a scrimmage with Class AA foe Chesterfield High School at 6 p.m.
    Georgetown High School was slated to be part of the scrimmage at CHS, but will not attend.

  • Heintz Performance Limited Late...

    Michael Knight
    For The Lancaster News
    Lancaster Super Speedway will host six divisions of racing highlighted by the return of the Heintz Performance Limited Late Models on Saturday, Aug. 10.
    The LSS racing card will also feature the Montgomery Towing Super Street, Deal 1 Auto Sales Crate Sportsman, Cauthen Motors Pure Street, Lancaster Speedway Vintage and M&M Garage Muffler & Tire Extreme 4 Division.
    In the Deal 1 Auto Sales Crate Sportsman Division, Hank Taylor will have to start in the rear of the field after capturing three straight wins.

  • Prep coaches note progress in...



    High School football preseason practice is in full swing as the county camps opened over the weekend.

  • Chiefs sign McIlwain


    Kamaal McIlwain’s latest stop in the National Football League is the Kansas City Chiefs.

    Kansas City, in an effort to bolster its secondary, signed McIlwain to its preseason roster Thursday, Aug. 1. He is listed on the KC defensive depth chart at right cornerback.

  • Langley, Baker thrill full house...


    Two of Lancaster Super Speedway’s young stars Josh Langley and Andrew Baker thrilled the packed house Saturday, Aug. 3.

    The front row for the Cauthen Motors Pure Street main event was Josh Langley and “Burn’Em” Down Steve Hinson.

  • Swinging for a cause

    Robert Howey
    Teamwork proved to be vital for the winning team in the seventh annual Pregnancy Care Center golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on July 26.
    The foursome of Danny Reynolds, Dan Edwards, R.G. Hayes and Brian Turner combined for a 17-under 55 to take a two-shot win in the 14-team field.
    The winning team carded three eagles, four pars and 11 birdies in posting the victory.

  • Wilmore basketball coach at...

    Travis Jenkins
    Landmark Bews Service
    LEWISVILLE – Two years ago, Lewisville High School hired a former player without much coaching experience as its new boys basketball coach.
    They’re repeating that formula and hoping for similar results.
    Earlier this summer, Lewisville Athletic Director Rusty Pemberton announced the hiring of George Wilmore.

  • Time to plant dove fields

    Department of
    Natural Resources
    Dove hunters still have time to plant fields to attract doves during the upcoming season, according to a wildlife biologist with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.
    The mourning dove is the most popular game species in the Southeast, and South Carolina is blessed with an abundance of these speedy birds.
    The best way to attract large numbers of doves during the hunting season is to provide an abundance of good dove foods in an environment conducive to feeding by doves.