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Today's Sports

  • Bruins' Penegar set for...

    The Lancaster High School cross country team has a state qualifier in Wylie Penegar.

    A host of LHS runners finished the season strong as, setting new PRs (personal records) at the region and state qualifying meets.

  • 1959 Blue Hurricanes state...

    Lancaster Major Joe Shaw has proclaimed today as Lancaster High School Blue Hurricanes’ 1959 state championship day in honor of the team’s 50th anniversary state championship salute tonight at the Lancaster High-Spring Valley football game. Earlier this week, the 1959 LHS Blue Hurricanes’ captains William “Fireball” Roberts, Bill Mosley and Cecil Faile joined Shaw for a proclamation signing at Lancaster City Hall.

  • Team's 59 tops PCC tourney

    The winning foursome shot a 13-under 59 to capture the title in the fourth annual Pregnancy Care Center golf tournament last Friday afternoon at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The winning foursome included Richard Harris, Larry Westcott, James Haire and Stoy Beckham. The winners topped a 13-team field over 18 holes of play in the captain’s choice tournament.

  • 1959 Blue Hurricanes state...

    A week ago, clocks, as part of a fall ritual, were turned back an hour to end daylight saving time.

    On Friday, the 1959 Lancaster High School Blue Hurricanes’ football team stepped back in time, returning to its finest hour – the Class AA state championship season.

    The City of Lancaster and Lancaster High School honored the golden anniversary of the only LHS state championship football team with a celebration which began Friday afternoon and carried into the night.

  • 'Canes sweetest season

    The third time proved to be the charm for the 1959 Lancaster High School Blue Hurricanes’ football team.

    The old saying fits, but it took more than a stroke of luck to land this coveted state crown 50 years ago this month.

    In the fall of 1959, Lancaster’s biggest stories were the passing of Col. Elliott White Springs and the opening of the local branch of the University of South Carolina at the old Williams home, now the site of the Lancaster County library. That same year, the Lancaster High football team was making a strong run for state honors.

  • Seniors prevail in LHS powder...

    The seniors took a 13-2 win over the juniors in the annual Lancaster High School powder puff game Wednesday night at Memorial Stadium.

    The LHS senior girls held a 7-2 lead before sealing the win as alert Almesha Catoe, on a wrong ball trick play, streaked 30 yards to secure the 11-point win.

    Courtney McCrorey’s 15-yard run and Atiya Byrd’s extra-point run gave the seniors a 7-0 edge.

  • Remember the 'Canes

     

    Friday night promises to be an extra special evening at Lancaster Memorial Stadium.

  • Founders team's birdie wins...

    For a fun tournament, the 22nd annual Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s Rub of the Green golf tournament featured some serious play Thursday afternoon at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The winner was determined by a card playoff, with the Founders team, which tied for first with a 54, taking the win with a birdie on No. 15.

    The Founders team included Brian Bass, Rocky Miller, Ken Ackerman and Thomas Hardin.

    A couple of members of the Founders team aided the win with key play.

  • Total Control powerlifters shine...

    A host of Total Control Power Club powerlifters registered a strong showing in the North Carolina state powerlifting championships in Shelby, N.C., on Oct. 10.

    The Total Control Club featured teen, junior and master powerlifter competitors at the meet held in the Cleveland Community College.

    Dylan Short, in the age 14-15 181-pound division, highlighted his effort with a state record 165-pound bench press.

    Short’s 689-pound total included a 270-pound squat and a 254-pound dead lift.

  • IL's Walker lone county...

    Indian Land High junior long snapper Bradley Walker was the lone county winner at the week nine meeting of the Founders Tri-County Football Coaches Association.

    Walker was perfect on his long snaps, continuing a streak he has had all season to earn the Division II Special Teams Player of the Week. He also made two tackles on the Warriors’ punt team in IL’s 35-21 loss to county rival Buford.

    Lewisville High School, which defeated Chester County rival Great Falls 15-14, had three winners in Division II voting.