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Today's Sports

  • Baker gambles on Lancaster Motor...

    One of the most all-time winning drivers in Lancaster Motor Speedway history has made another career move on the red-clay high banks.

    Brandy “The Gambler” Baker has purchased the half-mile dirt track from Doug McManus, who has owned the track since 2003.

    Baker has won features in nearly every single division at LMS.

    For more than 50 years, Lancaster Motor Speedway has been a cornerstone for entertainment in the Lancaster community.

  • Picks winding down, race close...

    The Pigskin Picks remain tight as the season winds into its final weeks.

    Mandy Catoe is on top, holding a slight one-game edge on Lori Sistare “Bright.”

    “Bright” and Eric “The Red” Rowell each posted a 16-4 week last week in the Picks.

    “Yeah, I’m getting pretty good at this,” Eric Rowell said. “I said on Thursday the Astros would win the World Series.”

    Brother Ern “Big E” Rowell got a laugh.

    “OK, really?” pondered Ern.

  • Sawyer paces Warriors in AAA...

    Indian Land High School sophomore runner Hannah Sawyer won the girls meet at the Class AAA Lower State cross country meet Oct. 28, placing first with a time of 19:49.

    Sawyer and the Indian Land High School cross country teams will be running in the state championship meet this weekend. The teams competed in the AAA Lower State meet at Darlington Middle School. The meet was a qualifier for the state championship, with the top 10 teams advancing to the state meet.  

  • Tri-County coaches honor three...

    FORT MILL – A trio of Lancaster County high school football standouts was honored during the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill on Tuesday.

    The county trio included Andrew Jackson’s Hunter Brown along with Indian Land’s Jake Locklear and Brandon Dickerson.

    Brown, in the Volunteers’ season-ending 45-42 triple overtime loss to rival Buford, earned the Class A-AA-AAA Defensive Player of the Week with 13 tackles, 10 solo hits and three tackles for loss.

  • Black boots Buford to victory

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    Buford finished a marathon game in the Black for a thrilling 45-42 triple overtime win over rival Andrew Jackson on Friday night at Volunteer Stadium.

    Buford junior kicker Jesse Black’s 27-yard field goal in the third overtime sealed the Jackets’ tough win, and a place in the Class AA playoffs.

    BHS’s three-point victory ended the Volunteer season at 3-7.

    The rivals fought hard and tied the game at 28-28 at the end of regulation.

  • Warriors fall to Griffins, 14-13...

    Lee McManus

    For The Lancaster News

    WINNSBORO – The Indian Land Warriors fought hard against the Fairfield Central Griffins in Winnsboro on Friday night, but the story remained the same for Indian Land: too many mistakes and turnovers led to a tough 14-13 defeat in overtime.

  • Blazers bury Bruins’ hopes

    BLYTHEWOOD – Ridge View emerged as the big man on campus Friday night after its first Friday night on-campus football game.

    RVHS, which usually plays its home games at nearby Blythewood High School, hosted its first-ever on-campus Friday night game and was the talk of the school with a 35-17 win over Lancaster.

    The Blazers, up 14-3 at the half, took control in the second half on the way to the 18-point win and a Class AAAA Upper State playoff bid.

  • Lancaster Super Speedway points...

    The Lancaster Super Speedway points banquet is at La Chalupa Mexican Restaurant, 775 Lancaster Bypass 9 East, on Nov. 11.

    The banquet is 6 p.m. until to 10:30.

    Cost is $10 person and all you can eat buffet.

    The awards will be presented to the top five drivers in each division and the rookie of the year award. 

    Top 5 in each division:

    SECA Crate Late Models – 1. Timbo Mangum, 2. Chris Fite, 3. Ron Geehring, 4. Brandy Baker, 5. Hank Taylor

  • Henry strong in Red Rose Classic

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    The National Gym Association Red Rose City Classic Natural Body Building Physique Championship was held at Bundy Auditorium at USC Lancaster with 23 displaying the results of hard work and dedication.

    The Red Rose City Classic is in its third year and showcases the natural bodybuilding of men and women. Lancaster native Kennett Washington and wife Jackie have organized and held this event for the past three years.  

  • South downs Rucker, 28-6

    The South Mustangs avenged their lone loss of the middle school football season, taking a 28-6 win over A.R. Rucker on Wednesday at Memorial Stadium.
    In the teams’ first meeting last month, Rucker rallied from a 14-0 halftime deficit to take an 18-14 comeback win over the Mustangs.
    In the rematch, the Mustangs dashed to the 22-point victory.
    Fred Twitty, who scored a pair of touchdowns for South, sprinted 35 yards to give SMS a 6-0 lead at the half.