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Today's Sports

  • Huey looking for repeat BROLM win

    The popular Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series will be back at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    In the BROLM’s last visit to the half-mile oval, Matthew Nance and Mike Huey battled for the lead for most of the race in a tight track battle.

    Nance crossed the checkered flag in first, but after the post-race inspection by Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models Series owner Jason Smoot, Nance was disqualified.

    That gave the win to fan favorite and track veteran Mike Huey.

  • Royal Cup meet draws 24...

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    The Royal Cup Classic Natural Bodybuilding Championship was held at the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Bundy Auditorium on June 2.

    The field featured 24 men and women who took to the stage to show the progress they have made in both body building and physique categories.

    Kennett Washington, the NGA event promoter, is a former Lancaster High School athlete.

  • Pelham promoted to AA

    C.D. Pelham, a former Lancaster High School baseball star, had quite a finish in his final appearance as a Down East Wood Ducks player.

    Pelham, who has been promoted to the Class AA Frisco RoughRiders of the Texas Rangers Class AA affiliate in Frisco, Texas, was one of six Wood Ducks selected to play in the Carolina League All-Star game at the Carolina Mudcats’ Five County Stadium in Zebulon, N.C., on Tuesday night.

    The game also marked Pelham’s first all-star game appearance as a minor league player.

  • Women’s Enrichment Center golf...

    The Women’s Enrichment Center’s 12th annual golf tournament is July 27 at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The flighted golf tournament has a $260 entry fee for a four-member team.

    The tournament has a $500 first-place prize, with $300 for second and $100 for third place.

    The tournament also features close-up and long drive winner awards.

    The registration deadline is July 24. Checks should be made payable to the Women’s Enrichment Center.

  • Belk commits to South Carolina

    Travis Jenkins

    Landmark News Service

    Josh Belk likely will play in Clemson’s Death Valley during his career, but it will be as a visitor.

    Belk, the Lewisville High grad who enrolled in Clemson in January but requested and was granted an unconditional release from his football scholarship last month, announced Saturday he has committed to the University of South Carolina.

  • Post 66 decks Lancaster 14-0

    The Lancaster Post 31 baseball team will look to get back on track tonight as it ventures to York to face Post 66 in the second meeting of the week.

    Lancaster, 1-3, dropped a 14-0 loss to York on Monday night when the game was shortened due to rain at the field.

    The game was actually stopped in the fourth inning, and early thoughts were to finish the game Thursday night when York made a return visit to Lancaster to finish the week’s mini-series, but the game will go as a York win in League V baseball play.

  • Piranhas fall to Rock Hill CC

    The host Rock Hill Country Club captured a close Metrolina Swim League win, topping the Lancaster County Piranhas, 162-121 in a meet shortended due to inclement weather on Monday night.

    In the meet breakdown, the Lancaster County girls won with an 88-59 edge over the RHCC girls.

    The Rock Hill Country Club boys downed the Lancaster County boys, 103-33 to take the 41-point win.

    The Piranhas were led by Olivia Thorpe and Makenzy Mills, who each had two wins in the meet.

    Lancaster County also posted two wins in the four relay events swam.

  • Mangum doubles down with two wins

    Veteran Lancaster Motor Speedway driver Timbo Mangum had a monster night at the track Saturday.

    Mangum had one of his best nights racing on the 2018 racing season, capturing wins in the SECA Crate Late Model Division and in the Super Stock Division.

    In the Super Stock main event, two of LMS’s most popular drivers ever, Brandy Baker and Mangum, battled.

    At the green flag, Baker, Mangum and Jason Gulledge roared into turn one.

    They were three wide in the middle of turns one and two.

  • Piranhas prevail over Camden

    The Lancaster County Piranhas swim team upped its record to 2-0 on the season, taking a 376-167 win over Camden at the Kershaw Pool in Stevens Park on Thursday.

    The Piranhas opened the 2018 season with a home win over Lake Wylie on Monday at the Lancaster County Pool.

    The LC girls outscored Camden, 188-87 and the LC boys outscored the Camden boys, 188-80.

    The Piranhas were paced by a host of swimmers in the 209-point win over the Kershaw County team.

  • Warriors salute diamond stars

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land High School baseball celebrated its record-breaking season, honoring a host of people who contributed to the Warriors’ 22-9 team this spring.

    The Warriors had four players selected to the All-Region IV-AAA baseball team, led by ace pitcher Nolan Bolt, named the Region IV-AAA Player of the Year for the 2018 season.

    Bolt hit .389 with 27 RBIs and 14 doubles. On the mound, the right-hander was 8-1 with an 0.89 earned run average.