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Today's Sports

  • Randy was on target with AJ...

    Veteran Andrew Jackson High School football fans can easily recall if the Volunteers had a landmark gridiron effort, they could quickly flip to the back of the AJ football program to see if the mark had been shattered.
    If not, they could see how close the AJ athlete came, or possibly how much he topped an old Vols’ milestone.
    I’ve often referenced the information, a reliable tool for any sports reporter following up on a major play in a big game.

  • LSS slates Pure Stock V8 debut,...

    Lancaster Super Speedway will be providing plenty of racing action to the fans and drivers Saturday night.
    Debuting this Saturday is the Pure Stock V8 Division, and fans and drivers have wanted this division at LSS for a while now.
    The Pure Stock V8 Division provides some of the best racing at area tracks on Friday and Saturday nights.
    Drivers such as Wally Cook, Jerry Knight, Eric Cochran and many more are expected to be here to give the LSS half-mile dirt track a test Saturday night.

  • Sutton nets LJGA honor

    Anthony “T” Sutton has added another honor to his golf resume.
    Sutton, the defending Lancaster Golf Club champion and an all-state golfer at Buford High School, can now claim the title of the Matt Blackwell Award as the Lancaster Junior Golf Association Golfer of the Year for the 2016 season.
    Sutton wrapped up his title with his win in the Roy Small Junior Championship at the Lancaster Golf Club last week.

  • Norwood claims first career win

    Kyle Norwood captured his first career win in the Montgomery Towing Super Stock main event at Lancaster Super Speedway to highlight action on a hot Saturday night.
    Norwood and Brandy Baker were on the front row and when the green flag dropped, Baker, Norwood, Joseph Eneglbrecht and Chris Player roared into turn one in a lead battle.

  • For Panthers, Super Bowl run...

    Bryan Strickland

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    SPARTANBURG – Greg Olsen is the epitome of a family man, but the Pro Bowl tight end will be all about his football family the next three weeks, forming a strong bond with his teammates that will be forged in  the blazing heat of another South Carolina summer.

  • Playoff birdie seals win in...

    It might have taken 20 holes to do it, but the foursome of Frankie Faile, Gene Purser, Bob Thompson and Darrell Walters birdied the second playoff hole Friday to win the Women’s Enrichment Center’s 10th annual golf tournament at Lancaster Golf Course.

    The team of Jim Barnett, Dan Edwards, Larry Honeycutt and Bryan Turner finished second.

    Bobby Bumgardner, Travis Henderson, Troy Henderson and Lewis Perry finished third, with a round of 56.

  • Gamecocks announce mini helmet...

    COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina Athletics Ticket Department announced its mini helmet plan for the 2016 Gamecocks football season this week.

    The plan provides fans the opportunity to attend the Texas A&M game Oct. 1, plus at least two additional games, with fans choosing from among the UMass, Tennessee, Missouri or Western Carolina games.

  • Basics dominate first day of...

    The first day of football practice began at Andrew Jackson, Buford, Indian Land and Lancaster high schools on Friday as players donned shorts, shirts, helmets and cleats to prepare for the upcoming season.

    Shoulder pads will be added into the mix on Monday. Here’s a little glimpse of what went on at three county schools.

    Lancaster High School

  • Playoff birdie seals win in...

    It might have taken 20 holes to do it, but the foursome of Frankie Faile, Gene Purser, Bob Thompson and Darrell Walters birdied the second playoff hole Friday to win the Women’s Enrichment Center’s 10th annual golf tournament at Lancaster Golf Course.

    The team of Jim Barnett, Dan Edwards, Larry Honeycutt and Bryan Turner finished second.

    Bobby Bumgardner, Travis Henderson, Troy Henderson and Lewis Perry finished third, with a round of 56.

  • Hampton halts U14 all-stars’ run

    AIKEN – The Lancaster Dixie Boys U14 all-stars team saw its state championship hopes dashed with an 11-6 loss to an undefeated Hampton team on Tuesday night at Citizens Park.
    Hampton, of the Edisto area, built an 8-1 lead and held on for the five-run victory.
    “I’m proud of these guys because after they fell behind 8-1 in the game tonight [Tuesday].  They showed a lot of grit and battled all the way to the final out,” said Lancaster Dixie Boys 14U manager Jimmy Jackson. “We gave it a good shot.”