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Today's Sports

  • Nelson to lead LHS boys soccer

    The Lancaster High School boys soccer program will be under new leadership with the 2016 season.
    Adam Nelson, an assistant in the LHS program, has been promoted to head coach.
    Nelson replaces Alex Tarque, who coached the LHS Bruins for three seasons, after he announced he was moving to lead the Andrew Jackson High School boys soccer program.
    Nelson, who served under Tarque, said he’s ready to lead the Bruins’ soccer program.

  • Links battles highlight play in...

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association wrapped up its 2015 tournament season with the two-day Roy Small Junior Championship at the Lancaster Golf Club on July 27-28.
    The tournament is held in memory of the late Mr. Small, a Lancaster Athletic Hall of Famer and an avid supporter of junior golf in his lifetime.
    The season-ending tournament featured a host of links battles to decide age division crowns and chapter all-stars.
    Trey Crenshaw captured the boys 10-12 age division, shooting a 75 (36-39) over two-days for an eight-shot win.

  • Realignment puts LHS, IL in new...

    The historic S.C. High School League’s realignment, which will begin with the 2016-17 school term, has the biggest impact on Lancaster and Indian Land high schools.
    The LHS Bruins, with the League’s first-ever five-class plan, will compete in Class AAAA, while Indian Land is moving to Class AAA in an all-new region.
    Lancaster, which competes in the Class AAA ranks under the present four-class system implemented with the 2014-15 school term after playing in Class AAAA,  will play in Region III-AAAA starting with the 2016-17 school year.

  • LGC to crown new champ

    The Lancaster Golf Club will crown a new champion for 2015 Sunday afternoon.
    Defending club champion Brady Hinkle, a Lancaster High School golf ace and a junior star, will be unable to play as he has a commitment to play in a prestigious junior tournament this weekend.
    “I’m sure Brady would be right there in the run for the club title, but he has a previous commitment to play in another junior tournament,” Lancaster Golf Club pro Phil Small said. “We wish him the best of luck with his event.”

  • Warriors to wear Panthers’...

    The Indian Land Warriors have been honored by the NFL Carolina Panthers.
    The Warriors’ football team, which opens practice today, July 31, is a recipient of the Panthers’ High School Uniform Grant.
    “We are honored to be able to provide you with 53 blue practice jerseys worn by Carolina Panthers,” said Peter Vacho, the Carolina Panthers military and outreach manager. “We are pleased to strengthen your already accomplished program.”

  • Football drills open today

    Lancaster County high school football teams will hit the field today, July 31 to tackle the challenge of the 2015 season.
    Camps at Andrew Jackson, Buford, Indian Land and Lancaster will get underway with drills on the first day of preseason high school football practice around the state.
    Opening drills are limited to light gear as the teams focus on conditioning.

    Lancaster High School

  • LSS to host Smokehouse 25...

    Lancaster Super Speedway will host the Smokehouse 25 on Saturday, Aug. 1.
    Headlining the night will be the SECA Crate Late Model Division paying $2,000 to win with a $100 entry, 12 or less cars $150 start, 13 or more cars $200 to start.
    Some of the Carolinas top SECA Crate Late Model drivers will compete for the $2,000 payday.
    For the 2015 racing season, the SECA Crate Late Model winners list is Steve Banal with two wins; Timbo Mangum, two; Brandy Baker, two; Benji Knight, one and Trent Ivey, one.

  • Payne wins one for Knox Bailey

    Racing action was in full force Saturday, July 25, at the Lancaster Super Speedway.
    Crate Sportsman
    In the Deal 1 Auto Sales SECA Crate Sportsman main event, the front row was Travis Payne and Jeffrey McGuirt. When the green flag fell, Payne, McGuirt, Jacob Catoe and Kevin Blackwell battled for the lead entering turn one. Exiting turn two, the lead was three wide with Payne coming out on top while McGuirt, Catoe and Blackwell battled for second.

  • P-31 out of state play

    Greenwood Post 20 scored an unearned run in the bottom of the eighth inning to down Lancaster Post 31, 2-1, on Sunday, July 26, in the S.C. American Legion state tournament at Sumter’s Riley Park.
    The one-run loss ended the Lancaster season at 14-14. P-31, the League V runner-up, dropped a 12-0 loss to Florence Post 1 in the state tournament opener Saturday, July 25.

  • Greenwood ends P-31's hopes

    Greenwood Post 20 edged Lancaster to end Post 31's hopes in the S.C. American Legion state baseball tournament at Sumter's Riley Park on Sunday, July 26.

    The game was tied at 1-all in the eighth inning, but Greenwood scored a run on a pair of Lancaster errors for the decisive tally.

    Lancaster, the League V runner-up, ended its season with a 14-14 record.

    Post 31 qualified for the state tournament after winning back-to-back best-of-three series with Walhalla and Inman.