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Today's Sports

  • Funderburk-Woodward win member-...

    Former club champion Gene Funderburk and Tim Woodward teamed to capture the annual member-member golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club last Sunday.

    Funderburk and Woodward won a card playoff with a birdie on the first hole to capture the win.

    Woodward and Funderburk were tied with University of South Carolina at Lancaster golfer Taylor Banks and Larry Snyder at 136 after 36 holes of play in the 24-team field.

    Woodward-Funderburk shot a 70-66, while Banks and Snyder carded a 69-67.

  • Belles, Debs fall short in title...

    Host Union tallied two runs in the top of the seventh inning and held on to down the Lancaster Southern Belles all-stars in the state tournament title game Wednesday night.

    The defending state champion Lancaster Belles held a 1-0 edge, but Union tallied its two runs in the top of the seventh to take the lead for the good on the way to the win.

    Lancaster, in the bottom of the seventh, rallied with two runners on, but couldn’t get the needed runs home.

    Kelsi Moser, who worked 1.1 innings in relief, took the tough loss. She allowed two hits and two runs.

  • Limited Late Models sports $2,...

    Heintz Performance will sponsor the Limited Late Model division race Saturday night with $2,000 on the line at Lancaster Motor Speedway.

    Chad Paxton will be a favorite as he has been on a tear this season at LMS. Mike Huey, who has already won a $2,000 LMS race this season, will be seeking that second $2,000 pay day.

    Points leader David Yandle will be looking to grab his first 2010 win.

    Shaun Medlin, who has been looking awful tough this year at LMS, will be seeking to put his No. 45 in victory lane for the first time this season.

  • Tucker gets $2,000 payday at race

    Raceway fans were treated to a lot of action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night. Some of the races had the fans’ full attention, from the pits to the stands. Some drivers were even treated to standing ovations.

    Limited Late Model

  • Lancaster High School sets fall...

    Lancaster High School athletic director Mark Strickland has announced starting dates for Bruins’ fall sports.

    Strickland said all athletes planning to participate in any sport must have a sports physical before they can begin play with a team. Physical forms are available at the front desk in the LHS office. Call 283-2001 for details.

    The LHS football team begins practice Friday at 8 a.m., with a second practice at 6 p.m.

  • Junior golfers enjoy round of...

    The Edgewater Golf Club hosted the Fuzzy Zoeller Invitational on July 12.

    As the name implies, golf legend Fuzzy Zoeller was hosting the tournament and also performed a 45-minute clinic.

    The clinic was entertaining for all, including four local junior standout golfers who were invited to play in the tournament by Edgewater club pro Jeremy Allen. Allen is highly respected among the players and junior players of Edgewater, making Edgewater a very enjoyable course to play or practice.

  • Manning ends P-31 hopes

    Ernie Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    Manning Post 68 used an eight-run first inning to cruise to a 10-3 victory over host team Post 31 to eliminate them from the state tournament Saturday afternoon at Doomsday Corner. Post 31 got on the scoreboard in the fourth inning when Michael Cooper reached on a bunt single.

  • All-stars, 11-12, second in...

    Lancaster hosted the District 2 tournament for the Lancaster Dixie Youth Major League all-stars, ages 11-12, at the Ronnie Gandy Field at Wylie Park Complex last week. The Lancaster team ended up in second place after defeating Union American and Chester, but falling twice to Union Nationals.

    In the first game, the Union Nationals defeated Lancaster, 6-0. Lancaster’s defense was led by Brooks Viola, who hit a single. Logan Lucas and Byron Haigler had one walk apiece.

  • Historic night at Lancaster...

    Raceway fans were treated to one of the best National Dirt Racing Association (NDRA) Crate Late Model races in history Saturday night at Lancaster Motor Speedway.

    NDRA

    In the front row were Kent Peckham and local standout Timbo Mangum. When the green flag dropped, it was Mangum with the lead over Peckham and a hard-charging Dennis “Rambo” Franklin.

    Franklin and Peckham battled side-by-side for about 10 laps for the second-place stop. An early race caution  bunched the field back together, giving Franklin the chance he needed to get by Peckham.

  • P31 falls in opener

    Marlboro County Post 60 Juniors scored eight unanswered runs to beat Lancaster Post 31 Juniors, 8-4, in the opening round of the S.C. American Legion Junior State Tournament Friday at Eggleton Field.

    Post 31 took an early lead in the second inning as Trai Sanders knocked in two runs with a double. Dalton Johnson plated Sanders with a single. Jonah Crenshaw followed with an RBI single. All three runs came with two outs.