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Today's Sports

  • Foursome's 15-under tops...

    The winning foursome in the annual Founders Rotary Club golf tournament shot a 15 under to take a two-shot victory on Thursday afternoon at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The team of Ray Rainey, Jay Rainey, Lynn Martin and Dean Faile combined on a 57 to take the win in the event sponsored by the Lancaster Breakfast Rotary Club and the Lancaster Lunch Rotary Club.

    The winning effort included an eagle on No. 16. The team shot six under on the front and carded a nine under on the back nine.

  • Truesdale leads by example

    Lancaster High School head football coach Bennie McMurray said a host of adjectives aptly describe Bruins’ senior running back Zed Truesdale.

    One quality McMurray stresses is that Truesdale, a three-sport athlete, sets a good example.

    “We tell our players to lead by example,” McMurray said. “Zed is a senior leader and role model to our younger players. He works hard in the weight room and does all the little things you have to do.”

    Truesdale, a six-foot, 185-pounder, has even learned from himself.

  • LCPRC honors summer basketball...

    A summer basketball program held at the Springdale Recreation Center was a success, according to program supervisor Dennis Brown.

    The five-week program drew 60 participants who ranged in age from 10-16.

    “We felt the program went well,” Brown said. “The idea was that we didn’t have any coaches in the league, but the program was designed to instill basketball knowledge instead of having someone on the sidelines thinking for the players.

  • Lady Bruins tennis team tops FM

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins tennis team improved to 2-0 with a win Tuesday night over Fort Mill High School.

    The Lady Bruins prevailed 5-2 with a strong performance from Morgan Gardner as well as comeback wins from Sarah Gilreath and the doubles team of Carley Adams and Katherine Lalla.

    Results:

    Morgan Chumney (FM) def. Lyndsey Hegler (L)  6-0, 6-0.

    Morgan Gardner (L) def. Mady Katz (FM) 6-3, 6-1.

    Sara Hicks (L) def. Kayla Blackley (FM) 6-1, 6-4.

    McKenzie Blanton (L) def. Ali Jensen (FM) 6-2, 6-1.

  • Bruins’ Truesdale, IL...

    For the second straight week, Lancaster High School senior running back Zed Truesdale, who has rushed for 434 yards in two games, has been honored by the Founders Federal Tri-County Football Coaches Association.

    Truesdale ran for 211 yards and three touchdowns in the Bruins’ 38-28 home win over Fort Mill High School on Friday night. Truesdale earned the Class AAAA Offensive Player of the Week for the second straight week. This week, he shared the honor with Rock Hill’s Jamal Tyler. Truesdale won the award outright in week one.

  • Truesdale sparks unbeaten...

    INDIAN LAND The unbeaten Indian Land Warriors were quite offensive Friday night.

    The Warriors rolled up a 35-0 lead on Blacksburg and cruised to a 42-20 win over the Wildcats at the IL Reservation.

    The 2-0 Warriors racked up 351 yards of total offense in posting the 22-point win.

    “I’m glad we’re playing well,” IL coach Mike Mayer said. “At the same time, we have a lot of room for improvement and our players will be the first to say that.

  • Lancers fall to Howard in women...

    The University of South Carolina women’s soccer team opened play Saturday in Wilmington, N.C., where the Lancers faced Howard Community College.

    The Dragons of HCC, located in Columbia, Md., are about 20 minutes from Baltimore and have a student population of 7,000.

    The match was played in Wilmington to serve as a neutral site for both clubs.

    This is the first match for a new coaching staff at USCL as well as the team’s first challenge of the season.

  • Full program highlights LMS...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway inched closer to the end of the 2009 season with a full program Saturday.

    LMS will not race for the next two Saturdays to honor programs at I-77 Speedway in Chester. A Shrine benefit race is Sept. 12 and the Pop Pursley Memorial Race is Sept. 19.

    LMS action returns Sept. 26 when the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series, in its fourth series,  hosts the fifth round of the Countdown to the Cup Series Championship.

  • Jackets blunt Vols' bid...

    BUFORD Determined Buford thwarted a last-minute Andrew Jackson rally to edge the Volunteers, 21-14 at Buford High School on Friday night.

    Andrew Jackson, 0-2, stymied a BHS drive on a fourth and two from the Vols’ 31 with 3:37 left.

    AJ then marched to the Jacket 10 with 58 seconds left. Play was halted when AJ senior receiver Tremaine Jackson suffered a season-ending broken ankle.

    The game came down to a fourth-down and six snap with 23 ticks left.

  • LHS survives Jackets' rally

    The Lancaster Memorial Stadium scoreboard and Bruins’ head coach Bennie McMurray’s face didn’t match in the aftermath of a LHS home-opening win.

    The scoreboard, in the Bruins’ 42nd home opener at Memorial Stadium, reflected a 38-28 win over Class AAAA foe Fort Mill.

    McMurray’s post-game face showed concern and frustration.