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Today's Sports

  • Mangum, Knight put on Late Model...

    Timbo Mangum pulled away from Benji Knight to grab the checkers in SECA Crate Late Model action at Lancaster Super Speedway on July 9.
    The win was Mangum’s second of the night, as he also won the Vintage Division feature.  
    When the green flag dropped, Mangum, Knight, Manley Chaney and Travis Steele were all battling for the lead. Mangum was able to lead the four down the backstretch, with Knight in his tire tracks.

  • Gamecocks win first Certified...

    COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina won the first year of the Certified SC Grown Palmetto Series, an annual  points competition between the state’s flagship universities in head-to-head athletic events. Points were also awarded for highest team GPA and for a food drive tackling hunger in their communities.

  • CPTC has 16 headed to Junior...

    Columbus Parker Track Club has 16 athletes who have qualified to participate in the National AAU Jr. Olympics in Houston, Texas where the meet will be held July 30-Aug. 6.

    Following are the CPTC athletes headed to the AAU nationals.

    - 800 Meter Run – Jaden Alexander.

    - 1500M Racewalk – Emori Mitchell, Avery Alexander, Brenden Alexander and Jaleel Alexander.

  • LGC sets par-three tourney July...

    The Lancaster Golf Club will host a par-three golf tournament July 23 with a shotgun start at noon.

    The 18-hole tournament will feature cash prizes on each hole.

  • P-31 to face Inman

    Lancaster Post 31 returns to the diamond for the second round of the S.C. American Legion Upper State baseball playoffs Monday night.

    Lancaster, the League V runner-up, advanced to second-round play to face Inman Post 45 in the best-of-five series.

    Inman hosts game one Monday at 7, with game two set for Lancaster’s Eggleton Field on Tuesday at 7.

  • Sports Talk: Smith still close...

    Often you hear when a person retires, they seem to work just as hard, or harder than before they called it a career.

    Retired Great Falls High School basketball coach John Smith, the man with the common name and extraordinary coaching career, has been retired just over a couple of weeks, but he’s kept quite busy. Would you expect anything less?

  • Warriors’ star Gerdes to make...

    Indian Land High School senior midfielder Garrett Gerdes will make Warriors’ soccer history Saturday afternoon.
    Gerdes, a four-year player for ILHS boys soccer team, will play in the 10th annual Clash of the Carolinas all-star soccer match at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh.
    Gerdes’ selection marks the first time an Indian Land High soccer player has played in the elite match.
    The 2016 match, which kicks off at 2 p.m., also marks the first time the contest has been played in North Carolina.

  • Dixie Boys 14U all-stars open...

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball 14U Dixie Boys all-stars open play in the South Carolina District 10 tournament Saturday at 6 p.m. at the York Recreation Complex on White Rose Lane in York.
    The Lancaster team will face the Kershaw County American League all-star team to open play.
    Host York will meet Kershaw County National at 8 p.m. Saturday. Round two is Sunday, with games at 6 p.m. and 8.

  • SECA Crate Late Models to return...

    Lancaster Super Speedway racing will be highlighted by the return of the SECA Crate Late Models on Saturday night at the half-mile dirt oval.
    The SECA Crate Late Models are running a new racing format, starting with one-lap qualifying.
    After qualifying, the driver must report to the scales. Immediately after qualifying is finished, the top six cars will return to the track and line up for a five-lap dash for cash- $100 to win to determine the first six starting slots for the feature.

  • Post 31 battling Greer

    Lancaster Post 31 is in the “second season,” seeking to stay alive and advance to the American Legion baseball state tournament in Sumter.
    Post 31, 9-7 for regular-season League V play, was slated to play Fort Mill Post 43 in its final two games in Fort Mill on Saturday, but those games weren’t played.
    Lancaster had the League V runner-up position wrapped up and those games had no bearing on Lancaster’s regular-season finish.