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Today's Sports

  • Charlotte, Harris tracks host...

    The Dirt Track at Charlotte will host the Bad Boy Off Road World of Outlaws World finals this weekend. Racing at Charlotte will be The World of Outlaw Sprint Cars, World of Outlaw Late Models and Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series.
    For more details, go to http://www.charlottemotorspeedway.com/tickets/bad_boy_off_road_world_of_...
    u Harris Motor Speedway, located on 921 Jack McKinney Road, Rutherfordton, N.C., Carolina, is hosting racing tonight and Saturday.
    Gates open at 5 p.m.

  • Volleyball teams to launch state...

    Three Lancaster County high school volleyball teams will launch their state title hopes in the state playoffs today.
    Teams from Andrew Jackson and Indian Land will be at home after placing in the top two in regular-season play which ended last week.
    AJ, which fell to North Central, 3-0 in a special playoff for the region volleyball title last Thursday at Buford, will be at home to face Liberty.
    The AJ-Liberty winner advances to face the Gray Collegiate vs. Christ Church winner on Monday.

  • Juniors net win in LHS powder...

    The juniors posted a 28-21 win in the annual Lancaster High School powder puff football game at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday night.
    The game is an annual event of LHS homecoming week.
    The juniors opened the scoring as Kiana Howze, who ran for 100 yards, dashed 65 yards for a touchdown.
    Sidney Cauthen and Ashley Abbott also scored in the first half to boost the juniors’ effort in their seven-point win.
    In the second half, Michaela Burton tallied to complete the juniors’ scoring.

  • Foster in North-South

    Three area players, led by Lancaster High School hard-charging running back Ant Foster, have been selected to play in the 69th annual North-South All-Star football game in Myrtle Beach.
    Foster, the 2015 Lancaster County Player of the Year by The Lancaster News, will be joined by North Central High School’s Cedric Cunningham and Lewisville’s Mike Hill.

  • Final full week for regular-...

    The final full week of play in the 2016 Lancaster County high school football season features all games in the county Friday night.
    Lancaster, 4-4 and capping its regular-season home schedule, hosts 7-1 Ridge View at Memorial Stadium.
    Buford, in its final regular-season home game, battles region and county rival Andrew Jackson, 6-2 after an impressive 35-12 comeback win over seventh-ranked Lee Central in Bishopville last week.
    Indian Land, closing its regular-season home schedule, will face Fairfield Central of Winnsboro.

  • Former Warriors' star, USC...

    South Carolina freshman basketball player Rakym Felder, who played one season of basketball at Indian Land High School, was arrested Sunday and charged with several counts, including assault, resisting arrest and public disorderly conduct.
    Felder, a shooting guard from New York, was jailed before being released Monday.
    A team spokeswoman said USC men’s basketball coach Frank Martin was aware of Felder’s arrest and was gathering more information. In accordance to the USC athletic department policy, Felder is suspended indefinitely.

  • Local drivers have tough run in...

    Lancaster Super Speedway drivers had a tough time at the OneDirt.com World Short Track Championship at the Dirt Track at Charlotte over the weekend.
    In the SECA Crate Late Model races, Chris Steele and Travis Steele had a strong showing all weekend at Charlotte, but came up short in making in the A-main.
    Timbo Mangum was the lone Lancaster driver to make the A-main in the SECA Crate Late Model division. Some 28 drivers started the main event and Mangum came home with an 18th-place finish. Some 60 SECA Crate Late Models for the entire weekend competied at Charlotte.

  • Baker prevails as King of the...

    GASTONIA, N.C. – “The Gambler” is King of the Carolinas in racing.
    Sage driver Brandy Baker, “The Gambler,” is finally King of the Carolinas after capturing an exciting Street Stock win at Carolina Speedway.
    Baker was on the front row for the Street Stock main with Tyler Hyatt. When the green flag dropped to start the race, Baker, Hyatt, Ronnie Mosley and Andy Blackwood battled for the lead entering turn one.

  • Teague tackles transition

    BUFORD – Buford High School senior football player Davis Teague is an old hand with the BHS team, but this season he’s in a new role.
    Teague, a former linebacker in the Jackets’ defense, is now in the trenches in a move to boost the BHS stop unit.
    “Davis has taken it on and embraced it,” Buford High School defensive coordinator Jimmy Clyburn said. “It is his senior year and sometimes making that move is a challenge, but Davis has stepped up and made the most of it.”

  • Perry said faith vital in his...

    Michael Dean Perry said his faith played a role in his success in the National Football League.
    Perry, who played 10 seasons in the NFL and earned six Pro Bowls, was the featured speaker at the second annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet at Second Baptist Church on Tuesday night.
    “There’s a lot of different things coming at you in the NFL and I took my faith serious,” said Perry, an Aiken native who starred at Clemson along with his brother William “The Refrigerator” Perry.