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Today's Sports

  • 14U Boys All Stars dominate

    Lancaster’s 14U Dixie Boys All Stars team began play in the Dixie Boys District 10 tournament Saturday at Rodman Park in Richburg. 

    The Lancaster All Stars defeated York 13-3 in Game 1 of the tournament. 

    “We started slow because this was the first time we’ve played in several weeks, but once we got going, we were able to pull away,” said Lancaster manager Bryant Neal.

  • Sindarius shines in NBA debut

    Lancaster native Sindarius Thornwell, a former Lancaster High School Bruins hoops star, is off to an impressive NBA start with the Los Angeles Clippers.

    The Clippers NBA Summer League record improved to 3-0 with a 100-93 come-from-behind win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night in Las Vegas.

    Thornwell had 18 points in the game, including two three-pointers. He also pulled down five rebounds and had two assists.

  • Kirk is family ‘Renegade’ for now

    Brady Kirk got the family bragging rights with a win over his cousin Andrew Baker on Saturday night in the Renegade Division at Lancaster Super Speedway. 

    Kirk jumped from the S.E.C.A. Crate Sportsman Division to the Renegades several weeks ago and has been fast, finishing second to Baker twice, before getting the checkers.  

    Kirk started on the front row with Andy Hodges, who has moved up from super stock.

    Hodges, Kirk, Landon Carson and Kyle Norwood fought for the early lead, but all eyes were be on Baker, who started 17th. 

  • Clippers 2nd NBA Summer League...

    The Los Angeles Clippers will return to the hardwood today with a NBA Summer League game with   the Utah Jazz (8 p.m. EST).

    The Clippers’ Summer League team, which includes Lancaster native Sindarius Thornwell, opened the team’s summer season Friday night with a game with the Los Angeles Lakers at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

    The Clippers vs. Lakers game was a reunion of former Gamecocks teammates as P.J. Dozier, who played at USC with Thornwell, signed a free agent contract with the Lakers.

  • Bruins’ Watts on ‘Big 22’...

    Lancaster High School senior football star Markees Watts is one of two area players named to the 2017 WSOC-TV Channel 9 and High School Football Extra’s Big 22.

    The Big 22 have been determined as the top pre-season standouts from area high school teams for the 2017 prep football season.  

    The players will be featured throughout the season on Channel 9’s weekly “High School Football Extra” show, along with in-depth coverage on wsoctv.com.

  • Junior golfers return to play

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association returns to play Monday with a visit to the Chester Golf Club.

    The Lancaster chapter was last in action June 19 when the juniors played the Kershaw Golf Club.

    Through three chapter tournaments, the age division points standings reflect some tight races among the golfers, ages 7-18.

    The closest race is in the boys 13-14 age division where Trey Crenshaw, the Lancaster High School ace golfer, holds a one point edge over Bruins teammate Simon Wright.

  • Dixie Softball stars launch...

    Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Dixie Softball teams open play in the state tournament in Dillon on Saturday.
    The LCPR Dixie Softball teams – Angels, Darlings and Ponytails – earned bids to the state tournament after capturing District II championships at the Larry Doby Recreation Complex in Camden last month.
    The Lancaster County Darlings (8U) all-star team opens play in Dillon where it faces Bluffton at 11:15 a.m.
    The Darlings stars, who went 6-0 in capturing the district crown, are looking to stay unbeaten in postseason play.

  • LSS returns, hoping for rain to...

    Mother Nature has prevailed the last two Saturday nights at Lancaster Super Speedway, but LSS officials are hoping Mother Nature doesn’t make it a wet three weeks in a row and a rainout Saturday night – July 8.
    The racing focus is usually on the track, but track officials will be eyeing the sky as the start of the racing action nears Saturday night at the half-mile dirt oval.

  • Gamecock fans confident with new...

    Lancaster area Gamecock baseball backers said they feel new University of South Carolina baseball coach Mark Kingston is the man for the job.
    Kingston, who comes to Columbia from the University of South Florida where he took the Bulls to two NCAA Regionals in his three years in Tampa, was named the new USC baseball coach Friday.

  • Rain halts LSS racing action...

    Mother Nature prevailed for the second straight week to wash out racing action at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday night.
    The LSS pits were full of 21 Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models and numerous support division cars, and everyone was excited about the night of racing ahead at the half-mile dirt facility.
    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models headlined the night with $1,500 to win, $200 to start the race, with the highest finishing 604 Crate Late Model receiving a $100 bonus.