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Today's Sports

  • Vincent going to USC as...

    BUFORD – Buford High School star linebacker Noah Vincent, with a simple signing of his name, realized a lifelong goal April 20 in the Buford High School conference room.
    Vincent, who has wanted to play Division I college football since he first began playing the sport at age 8, is on track.
    The 6-1, 212-pounder is headed to the University of South Carolina as a preferred walk-on for the Gamecocks’ football team.
    He will enroll at USC in June and pursue his dream to play at the next level.

  • Cauthen Motors Renegade Rumble...

    One of the most anticipated races for the early 2018 Lancaster Motor Speedway season is May 5.
    The LMS Renegade Division is by far one of the most, if not the most popular division, at the half-mile dirt track.
    Some of the Carolinas top drivers race in the Renegade Division at LMS weekly, and LMS has one of the best car counts in the Renegade Division in the Carolinas as well. Longtime track patron Cauthen Motors will be sponsoring the race, the Cauthen Motors Renegade Rumble paying $2,000 to win.

  • Extreme 4 race tops LMS card...

    The Lancaster Motor Speedway’s Extreme 4 Division will host the track’s top race Saturday night, the M&M Garage Muffler & Tire Extreme 4 Shootout paying $1,100 to win.

    The Extreme 4 Division will be racing for $1,000 thanks to track sponsor and former Extreme 4 racer, Mel Privette of M&M Garage Muffler & Tire.

    The race format is two heat races, with the top 10 advancing to the main event from each heat race. All others will be going to the consi races, with the top four from consi going to the main event.

  • Bruins netters repeat as region...

    Nathan Lowery

    For The Lancaster News

    The Lancaster High boys’ tennis team, coming off a banner region championship season, used their returning experienced players to help the Bruins earn back-to-back Region III-AAAA championships this spring.

    “We were lucky to only lose one player after last year,” LHS boys tennis coach Ray Sapp said. “After last year, I felt confident.”

  • Lady Warriors rip York

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors forged a 6-0 halftime lead on the way to a 10-0 home win over Class AAAA foe York on Wednesday.

    York is ranked No. 10 in Class AAAA girls soccer.

    Kelsey Long had four goals, while Summer Bishop tallied three goals.

    Brianna Bishop netted two goals and Kailee Erwin added one.

    The Lady Warriors had 27 shots to seven for York.

    ILHS keeper Emma Thompson tallied four saves. Shelby Ryberg teamed with Thompson for the shutout.

  • LHS Lady Bruins blank South Aiken

    Region III-AAAA champion Lancaster blanked South Aiken, 5-0 to open the Class AAAA Upper State softball playoffs on Wednesday night.

    LHS senior southpaw pitcher Summer Clinton, the Region III-AAAA Player of the Year and a North-South All-Star selection, tossed a two-hitter, a no-hitter for six innings, and struck out eight. She walked one.

    LHS scored two runs in the third and a pair in the fourth to take a 4-0 spread.

    Senior catcher Gracie Revels, in the bottom of the fifth, drilled a solo home run for the five-run spread.

  • Vols, Warriors win in playoff...

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers opened the Class AA Upper State District III baseball playoffs, rolling to a convincing 11-1 road win over top-seeded and and sixth-ranked Saluda High School on Wednesday night.

    The Vols, the fourth seed out of Region IV-AA, thumped the Region III-AA champion Tigers in five innings when the game ended with the 10-run mercy rule.

    Griffin Gardner, in 5.1 innings, hurled the win, striking out eight.

    He allowed three hits and a walk.

    Will Hudson worked two-thirds of an inning and struck out two.

  • Bruins roar to region golf title

    The Lancaster High School golf team was way on top of its game taking the Region III-AAAA championship for the fourth straight season Wednesday afternoon at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The Bruins, with an even-par 288 for 18 holes, were led by freshman Trey Crenshaw who shot a sizzling two-under 70.

    Crenshaw, one of five Bruins to reap all-region honors, earned the region medalist for the second time in three seasons.

    Lancaster, in dominating fashion, captured the region crown by 54 shots.

    York was the region runner-up with a 342 team total.

  • Huey Blue Ridge Outlaw Late...

    Mike Huey captured the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models win to highlight racing action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    Matthew Nance, making his first-ever LMS start, had a rough time getting here as his hauler was in a wreck near Statesville, N.C.

    Nance led over Huey, David Yandle, and Brian Carswell in the early laps.

    The race then became a Nance and Huey show.

    Nance, the leader in points for the Fastrak touring Crate Late Model Series, was making his first Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models start this season.

  • Lancers drop three games to...

    Louisburg College captured a NJCAA Region X baseball series, taking three games from the University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers, including two games Sunday, at the Lancaster High School baseball field.

    The teams split two games in the series opener Saturday at the LHS field.

    Louisburg prevailed 13-2 in five innings and 4-1 for the Sunday sweep.

    Louisburg, in the three-run win, made the most of nine hits.

    Bo Owens led USCL with three hits. Nick Cicci supplied two hits, including a double.