Today's Sports

  • USC Lancaster sets volleyball...

    From release

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster volleyball program will offer two volleyball camps, a middle school camp and high school skills camp at the Gregory Family YMCA in August.

    - The middle school fundamental camp is Aug. 3 for girls ages 11-13.

    The camp is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with registration at 8:30 a.m. and lunch at noon.

    The price is $60 person, with a discount of 15 percent with a team registration of six players or more.

  • 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.

  • Gamecocks trio make awards watch...


    COLUMBIA – Three University of South Carolina football players have earned spots on watch lists for the 82nd annual Maxwell Award and the 24th annual Chuck Bednarik Award, the Maxwell Football Club announced Monday.

    Gamecocks quarterback Jake Bentley and wide receiver/kick returner Deebo Samuel are among those in contention for the Maxwell Award.

    Defensive end D.J. Wonnum is on the preseason watch list for the Bednarik Award.

  • Wemes leads Lady Jackets...

    Buford High School senior student athlete Kristin Wemes led the Lady Yellow Jackets softball awards for the 2018 season.

    She was selected earlier this summer to play in the annual North-South All-Star softball games at the University of South Carolina Aiken.

    In 2018, Wemes hit .393 at the plate with 35 hits, including a home run, four doubles and only struck out only five times She also drove in 31 runs and scored 26 runs.

    Wemes also played volleyball and basketball at BHS and is an outstanding student at the Class AA high school.

  • '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.

  • Economic impact of 2018 CIAA...

    From release

  • LMS hosts Huey Knight Memorial...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will honor one of the track’s all-time greats in Huey Knight on Saturday night.
    Knight was a fixture at LMS for many of years, and his two sons, Jeff and Dennis Knight, are racing legends at LMS.
    Many call Jeff Knight the best there ever was at LMS, but on Saturday, it will be a night to remember the late, great Knight.
    Knight along with his sons were inducted into the LMS Hall of Fame on Sept. 12, 2015.
    Knight worked on many race cars over the years and also raced some.

  • LA Elite 14U softball hosts...

    The LA Elite youth softball team will hold a co-ed slow pitch softball tournament fundraiser July 14 at Camp Clyburn.

    Camp Clyburn is located at 3662 Taxahaw Road in eastern Lancaster County off S.C. 903 East.

    Participating teams must be registered with entry fee submitted by Wednesday.

    The registration fee is $250 a team, with a maximum of 12 players per team. The team minimum is 10 players.

    Teams must have an even amount of boys and girls. Men can hit regular.

  • Extreme 4 has $400 purse...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will be hosting seven exciting divisions of racing Saturday night.

    One of the headliners for the night will be the Extreme 4 Division, paying $400 to win.

    The Extreme 4 Division is one of the most competitive divisions at Lancaster Motor Speedway and has been averaging one of the biggest car counts of any division, between 15-21 cars each week.

    Fans can expect to see between that many cars Saturday night at the half-mile oval.

    A $200 new winner bonus will also attract some outsiders to try and take a $600 payday.