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Today's Sports

  • Crawford launches run for more...

    Olympic gold medalist Shawn Crawford launches his quest for more Olympic fame when the first round of the 200 meters begins Sunday.Crawford, a Van Wyck native and a former Indian Land High School state champion, will be in the first-round competition at 10:05 p.m.

  • Teams look to jamborees

    With the county high school kickoffs two weeks away, teams will move their preseason schedules into area jamboree action.Buford and Andrew Jackson get the jump on their county grid brethren as they battle in the 33rd annual Camden Shrine Jamboree tonight at Camden’s Zemp Stadium.

  • Buck's drop lands bucks for...

    Success came quicker this year in the annual Sooper Dooper Pooper at the annual Meet the Bruins on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.Buck the bull made his winning “drop” in a matter of minutes in the featured event, the cow patty bingo.The winner was Doug Barnes, who had the winning ticket for the “spot” on the east end of the field.Barnes said the Pooper win was somewhat of a bargain for him.“I had just paid $1,000 for a corporate sponsor ad with the booster club, but I really didn’t expect a trade-off like th

  • Blackwood captures late model...

    Late model driver Andy Blackwood notched a solid win at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night to highlight an action-packed night.As soon as the late model green flag flew, Blackwood did not let anything get in his way.He took the lead and as soon as he did, his crew and family were on their feet in support of Blackwood.Blackwood knew Mike Huey was second, and every lap Huey tried to get Blackwood, but Blackwood was determined and took the checkers.Blackwood was followed by Ron Parker, Huey, Daniel Tucker and Chris Hargett.u I

  • Madness launches Lancers'...

    The dawn of a new era in University of South Carolina at Lancaster athletics came just after midnight Monday.The USC-L Lancers Midnight Madness ushered in the school’s new baseball program at the Lancaster High School baseball field.Monday was the first day National Junior College Athletic Association teams could open practice, and the Lancers, wearing royal blue T-shirts which said “Midnight Madness A New Beginning,” took the field just after midnight.“There was a degree of excitement in the air,” USC-L baseball coach Mike

  • Coaches note progress

    Lancaster County teams saw their first scrimmage action Friday and the four county coaches said there was progress.Lancaster scrimmaged at Chesterfield, while AJ and Buford competed in a four-way scrimmage at Lewisville.Indian Land was part of a three-way scrimmage at Class A foe Whitmire where Dreher High of Columbia also participated.

  • Lancaster High School fielding...

    Lancaster High School is fielding a girls’ golf team this fall.The golf team is open to Lancaster County students in grades 7-12 who attend school in the Lancaster County School District. High School and middle school students in the Lancaster, Buford, Andrew Jackson and Indian Land attendance areas are eligible to play.“It’s no secret the Lancaster chapter of the S.C.

  • Annual Pooper highlights LHS...

    The 17th annual Sooper Dooper Pooper and Meet the Bruins will be held Saturday at Lancaster Memorial Stadium.The event begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m.The event includes face painting, concessions and souvenirs to be sold.Pooper tickets will be sold for the cow patty bingo which is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m.A year ago, Bud Faile won the $1,000 after Buck the bull, sponsored by local businessman Ben Snipes, had its prized “drop.”The top prize is $1,000.

  • Tennessee ends AAA stars'...

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars had a short stay in the World Series in LaGrange, Ga., this week.The Lancaster AAA all-stars, who represented South Carolina after capturing the state championship in Hartsville last month, were eliminated in a 5-2 loss to Goodlettsville, Tenn., on Tuesday afternoon.The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars had a rocky start in their tournament opener, dropping a 10-0 loss to host Troup County in five innings on Monday night.“When you lose that opener, it makes it tough because your next loss ends your s

  • Teams tackle scrimmages

    County high school football coaches say they will have a better assessment of their respective teams following scrimmages today.All four county teams will launch their scrimmage schedules away from home.Andrew Jackson and Buford will travel to Richburg for a four-way scrimmage with the host Lions and Ridge Spring-Monetta.Lancaster, which returned from four days of camp at Summerton’s Camp Bob Cooper, travels to Chesterfield to face the Rams and Class AAAA foe Marlboro County.Indian Land is also on the road as the Warriors will venture t