Today's Sports

  • Women’s title part of LGC...

    The 2018 Lancaster Golf Club championship will have a new twist.

    The LGC title tournament, a 36-hole event, will also feature the women’s championship.

    The 2018 tournament is scheduled for Aug. 11-12.

    In the past few years, the tournament only featured the men’s championship, but the women’s title will also be part of the 2018 format.

  • CPTC shines in AAU Regionals

    Columbus Parker Track Club, a Lancaster area youth track team, competed in the AAU Regionals at Laney Memorial Stadium in Augusta, Ga., June 28-July 1.

    Jeremiah Salley was the CPTC boys top scorer and Autumn Boulware was the girls top scorer. Salley received a silver medal for the turbo javelin. Boulware earned gold for the 1,500-meter race walk.

    The Columbus Parker Track Club is named for its first coach, the late Columbus Parker who died in 1983. Parker, known as “Big Daddy,” was an educator, coach and sports official during his life.

  • Thompson Bruins track MVP

    Lancaster High School senior sprinter Frederick Thompson led the LHS track awards for the 2018 season.

    Thompson, who has signed to run track at Coker College, finished sixth in the 400-meter dash with a 50.38 effort at the state meet at Spring Valley High School in Pontiac last spring.

    Thompson, at the region meet, was second in the 400-meter and ran a leg on the runner-up 4 x 400 relay, which included Jaelen Harfield, Dontavious Blair and his brother Kendrick Thompson.

  • Port's Heating and Air Pure...

    The Pure Stock V8 Division will have its biggest race and  top payday of the 2018 racing season at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday.

    Division sponsor Port's Heating & Air will be having a special race for the Pure Stock V8 Division, paying $1,000 to the winner.

  • Dixie Boys 14U stars win...

    The Lancaster Dixie Boys 14U all-stars will open play in the state baseball tournament at North Augusta’s Riverview Park on Saturday.

    The Lancaster Dixie Boys 14U stars earned a bid to the state tournament, winning the District 10 tournament in Chester County earlier this month.

    The LDB 14U stars defeated Kershaw County twice to win the district crown and gain a bid to the state tourney.

    Lancaster wrapped up the state bid with an 8-7 win over Kershaw County.

  • LDB AAA all-stars fall in state...

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars had a short stay in the state tournament at Moncks Corner over the weekend.

    The AAA stars opened with an 11-1 loss to District VII champion Mount Pleasant of Charleston on Saturday afternoon and then dropped a 5-1 setback to Orangeburg on Sunday.

    In the AAA stars four-run loss to the District 6 champion, Lancaster pitcher Jake Milhorn worked five and two-third innings and hurled a no-hitter.

    Orangeburg ignited for five runs in the top of the sixth inning and held on for the win.

  • USCS Sprint Cars set for LMS...

    One of the most popular races of the Lancaster Motor Speedway season will be at LMS on Saturday night.

    Area dirt track racing fans always look forward to the USCS Winged Outlaw Sprint Cars when they invade the half-mile dirt oval of Lancaster Motor Speedway.

    The USCS Winged Outlaw Sprint Cars will be a popular sight to see with the speeds they can carry around LMS, reaching speeds up to 140-150 miles per hour.

    Sometimes fans will see one car do a wheel stand with both front tires coming off the ground roaring down the front straightaway.

  • USC Aiken riders fare well in...

    From release

    AIKEN – The University of South Carolina Aiken eventing (riding) team, which included an Indian Land native, finished the year strong, placing third in the collegiate championships May 24-27 at the Virginia Horse Trials in Lexington, Va.

  • 'Cheeseburger' all the...

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    Those who say that you don’t have a shot to win a feature race at the half-mile, high-banked Lancaster Speedway unless you start at the front, may get an valid argument from Rock Hill driver Bryan “Cheeseburger” Mullis. 

    Mullis, the current SECA Crate Late Model division points leader, came from the fourth row of the 17-car field to win the SRI Topless Tour feature Saturday at LMS, along with the $2,000 paycheck that accompanies it.

  • Dixie Darlings all-stars fall in...

    SENECA – The Lancaster 7-8 year-old coaches pitch all-star softball team was eliminated from state play following an 11-4 loss to Byrnes on July 7 and a 15-8 loss to Midland Valley on July 8.

    Coach Jerome Singleton attributed the back-to-back defeats to jangled nerves and an overall lack of experience.

    “This team is really young and we knew that going in,” he said. “This is the first time any of these girls have played at this level. None of them had ever played on an all-star team before.