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Today's Sports

  • Speedway action off Saturday...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is off this week.
    This mid-May break gives the drivers and fans a chance to take a vacation and spend time with their friends and family.
    The break also gives the drivers a chance to work on their race cars for the second half of the 2018 racing season at LMS.
    The next two months will be busy for Lancaster Motor Speedway.
    On May 26 when the track swings back into action, the  Robbie Helms Memorial race and the Memorial Day Weekend Mayhem will highlight racing action. Helms is a former driver who died last December.

  • Henry, Davis pace Warriors in...

    The Indian Land High School track teams posted top 10 finishes, including two individual state champions, at the Class AAA state meet on Saturday, May 12, at Spring Valley High School in Pontiac.
    ILHS sophomore runner Leah Henry won the state title in the 400-meter dash.
    ILHS junior sprinter Marlin Davis highlighted a stellar day with the 200 meters state crown.

  • Bishops foil IL girls’ state...

    IRMO - Indian Land High School girls soccer coach Mark Bonda knew challenging 10-time state champion Bishop England for the state championship would be a task.
    ILHS, battling the Lower State champion Lady Bishops at less than full strength, would be that much tougher.
    The Lady Warriors gave it their all against one of the state’s traditional girls soccer powers, but played the bulk of the state title match without two of their top players.
    Senior striker Breanna Bishop was lost for the match in the first half with an ACL injury.

  • Lady Cardinals down Buford for...

    Landrum didn’t waste time in wrapping up the Class AA Upper State softball championship on Friday at the Lady Cardinals’ field.
    Landrum rolled to a 15-0 win over the Lady Jackets in five innings to win the Class AA Upper State championship and a bid to the state title series this week.
    The Lady Cardinals scored five runs in the first inning and added two in the second, a pair in the third and six in the fourth to wrap up the Class AA Upstate softball crown.

  • Mattison captures Crook Memorial

    Jamie Mattison has been racing for a long time and a lot of years, he has captured numerous race wins during his legendary career.
    The Buddy Crook Memorial race, paying $4,000 to win, will be up there as one of his top  careers wins by far.
    For the Crook Memorial race Saturday night at Lancaster Motor Speedway, Tack “Super Roofer” Brown and Matt Gilbert were on the front row.
    As soon as the green flag dropped, Brown, Gilbert, Nick “Hotrod” Walker and Rod Tucker battled for the lead.

  • Felder has new hoops home in New...

    Rakym Felder, the former Indian Land High School star basketball player who played one season at South Carolina, has a new school.
    Felder, a 5-10 guard, has signed with New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, New Mexico.
    Gamecocks’ men’s basketball coach Frank Martin released Felder, twice suspended at USC, on April 23.

  • Lady Warriors fall to Irmo

    IRMO- Indian Land High School girls soccer coach Mark Bonda knew challenging 10-time state champion Bishop England for the state championship would be a task.
    ILHS, battling the Lower State champion Lady Bishops at less than full strength, would be that much tougher.
    The Lady Warriors gave it their all, but played the state title match without two of their top players.
    Senior striker Breanna Bishop was lost for the match in the first half with an ACL injury.
    Lady Warriors' senior midfielder Emily Gerdes was hampered as she battled the flu during the week.

  • Sports Talk: Mama’s your best...

    Remember at one time when a camera panned a sideline during a college or pro football game, a wide-grinning player often greeted the shot with a warm “Hi Mom.”
    You recall that?
    You couldn’t watch a game without that memorable scene.
    I know why.
    My father, the late Jim Howey, once told me your mother is your “best friend.”
    She’s why you’re here today; no matter if she isn’t a part of your life now, and you wear a white rose to honor her memory today – Mother’s Day.

  • LHS second in Class AAAA Upstate...

    The Lancaster Bruins golf team shot a 294 to place second in the Class AAAA Upper State golf tournament at the Southern Oaks Golf Club in Easley on Monday.
    The Bruins, the Region III-AAAA golf champions, were led by senior Brady Hinkle and freshman Trey Crenshaw who each shot a 72.
    Mason Tucker carded a 73, while Simon Wright posted a 77.
    Nick Mangano finished with a 78 for the 18-hole round.
    Wren topped the field with a 291, with Brandon Masters leading the Hurricanes with a 69.

  • Post 31 opens season at Union

    The Lancaster Post 31 American Legion baseball team will open its 2018 season May 21 with a League V game at Union Post 22.
    The game will launch a three-game season-opening series with Union.
    Union will host game one May 21, with game two in Lancaster at Eggleton Field on May 23.
    The series caps with a road game in Union on May 24.
    Lancaster Post 31 opened practice for the 2018 season with try-outs and registration on Thursday.
    Lancaster Post 31 will draw players from Lancaster, Buford, Andrew Jackson and Lewisville high schools.