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Today's Sports

  • Tyler set for enshrinement

    For a person who never really considered being a coach, Barbara Tyler will reach the apex in South Carolina high school sports tonight in Greenville.

    Tyler, the former Andrew Jackson High School volleyball coach who also coached four other Lady Volunteers sports, will be inducted into the S.C. Coaches Association Hall of Fame during its 18th annual awards ceremonies in conjunction with the Association’s clinic at Greenville’s Carolina First Center.

  • Juniors to cap season with Roy...

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association caps its season with the annual Roy Small Junior Championship on Monday and Tuesday at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The two-day event will decide age division champions who will represent the LJGA in the state tournament next month in Pickens.

    Play each day begins at 8 am., with the chapter’s annual awards presented at 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

    The juniors geared for the season-ending tournament, playing at the Kershaw Golf Club last Monday.

  • Marion tops Beaufort twice, wins...

    Marion swept a twin bill to capture the American Legion Baseball state junior tournament title at Eggleton Field on Tuesday night.

    Marion, in the finals, needed two wins over then-unbeaten Beaufort to take the crown and responded, 7-0 and 1-0.

    In the first game, Chris Washington led the offense with three hits, three runs batted in and scored three runs. Quinton Smith supplied two hits in the victory. Devante Gilbert, the tournament MVP, added a hit.

    Jamie Callahan was the winner in seven innings of work.

  • Kershaw Eagles football teams...

    KERSHAW – Some 41 years ago, Kershaw High School closed its doors for the final time as the Class AA school yielded to consolidation and  became part of Andrew Jackson High School.

    The Eagles’ final football season ended with a 9-3 finish.

    Still, the memories remain, many more like yesterday than yesteryear.

    Kershaw High’s final football seasons, all under the guidance of legendary coach Bill Few, featured some of the state’s top football squads.

  • 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.