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Today's Sports

  • LHS set for 2 jamborees

    Lancaster High School head coach Bobby Collins said the Bruins are hoping for better results this weekend as they play in a pair of Carolinas jamborees.
    LHS, in Collins’ second season, opened their scrimmage schedule with a four-way session against Lugoff-Elgin, Crestwood of Sumter and Eau Claire High of Columbia on Tuesday, Aug. 11 at Memorial Stadium.
    “Our kids competed well, but we have some areas to work on,” Collins said. “We have some holes to fix, but we knew that coming in.

  • Vols, Jackets in Camden Jamboree

    County schools Andrew Jackson and Buford will play in the 40th annual Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree tonight, Aug. 14 at Zemp Stadium in Camden.
    The four mini-games, consisting of one half of football each, begin at 6:30 p.m. when Andrew Jackson battles Lee Central High School of Bishopville.
    “This jamboree will be as much of a scrimmage for our coaches and our players,” AJ first-year coach C.J. Frye said. “It will be all about working under game-type situations for the coaches and players.

  • LSS hosting Back to School Bash...

    Lancaster Super Speedway is back in action Saturday, Aug. 15 when LSS hosts the Back To School Bash and Fan Appreciation Night at the half-mile track.
    LSS, after taking Saturday, Aug. 8 off, will feature five divisions running.
    Track action will include the Faith Funderburke Realty Super Stock, Deal 1 Auto Sales SECA Crate Sportsman, Cauthen Motors Renegades, U.S. Bonding Vintage and M&M Garage Extreme 4.
    The Faith Funderburke Realty Back To School backpack giveway is for the first 50 kids, ages 5-12, through the grandstands gates.

  • ‘T’ captures tourney title

    Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    Anthony “T” Sutton continued the young’s stellar run in the Lancaster Golf Club championship tournament Sunday afternoon, Aug. 9.

    Sutton, 14, and a Buford High School golf star, captured the LGC’s prestigious crown with a 150 (72-78).

    Sutton’s championship came a year after Lancaster High School golf ace Brady Hinkle, also then 14, won the club championship with a three-under 141 (72-69) for a nine-shot victory.

  • Sessions net mixed views

    Two county coaches had mixed reviews following opening scrimmages Friday afternoon, Aug. 7.
    Indian Land High School veteran coach Mike Mayer said overall he was pleased with the Warriors’ effort in a scrimmage with C.A. Johnson High School of Columbia at IL’s Reservation.
    Buford High School coach Tripp Watts said the Jackets’ effort was solid, but BHS needs to correct some key mistakes from a three-way home scrimmage with Class A foe McBee and Class AA opponent Lee Central High School of Bishopville on Friday night.

  • Nelson to lead LHS boys soccer

    The Lancaster High School boys soccer program will be under new leadership with the 2016 season.
    Adam Nelson, an assistant in the LHS program, has been promoted to head coach.
    Nelson replaces Alex Tarque, who coached the LHS Bruins for three seasons, after he announced he was moving to lead the Andrew Jackson High School boys soccer program.
    Nelson, who served under Tarque, said he’s ready to lead the Bruins’ soccer program.

  • Links battles highlight play in...

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association wrapped up its 2015 tournament season with the two-day Roy Small Junior Championship at the Lancaster Golf Club on July 27-28.
    The tournament is held in memory of the late Mr. Small, a Lancaster Athletic Hall of Famer and an avid supporter of junior golf in his lifetime.
    The season-ending tournament featured a host of links battles to decide age division crowns and chapter all-stars.
    Trey Crenshaw captured the boys 10-12 age division, shooting a 75 (36-39) over two-days for an eight-shot win.

  • Realignment puts LHS, IL in new...

    The historic S.C. High School League’s realignment, which will begin with the 2016-17 school term, has the biggest impact on Lancaster and Indian Land high schools.
    The LHS Bruins, with the League’s first-ever five-class plan, will compete in Class AAAA, while Indian Land is moving to Class AAA in an all-new region.
    Lancaster, which competes in the Class AAA ranks under the present four-class system implemented with the 2014-15 school term after playing in Class AAAA,  will play in Region III-AAAA starting with the 2016-17 school year.

  • LGC to crown new champ

    The Lancaster Golf Club will crown a new champion for 2015 Sunday afternoon.
    Defending club champion Brady Hinkle, a Lancaster High School golf ace and a junior star, will be unable to play as he has a commitment to play in a prestigious junior tournament this weekend.
    “I’m sure Brady would be right there in the run for the club title, but he has a previous commitment to play in another junior tournament,” Lancaster Golf Club pro Phil Small said. “We wish him the best of luck with his event.”

  • Warriors to wear Panthers’...

    The Indian Land Warriors have been honored by the NFL Carolina Panthers.
    The Warriors’ football team, which opens practice today, July 31, is a recipient of the Panthers’ High School Uniform Grant.
    “We are honored to be able to provide you with 53 blue practice jerseys worn by Carolina Panthers,” said Peter Vacho, the Carolina Panthers military and outreach manager. “We are pleased to strengthen your already accomplished program.”