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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • County quartet set for North-...

    Four Lancaster County high school softball stars will cap their prep diamond careers next week in the annual Coaches Association of Women’s Sports (CAWS) all-star games.

    Lancaster High School’s Summer Clinton and Gracie Revels along with Andrew Jackson High School’s Savannah Small and Buford’s Kristin Wemes will play in the annual North-South All-Star games at the University of South Carolina Aiken.

  • Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models...

    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models, a popular and successful late model racing series in the Carolinas, will return to Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models Series has become a popular division at LMS over the past two seasons.

    The BROLM has averaged between 14-20 cars at every race they have had this season.

    Fans can expect a full field when the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models make a stop at LMS.

  • P-31 hosts Public Safety Family...

    The Lancaster Post 31 baseball team returns to play Monday night with a special night at Eggleton Field.

    P-31’s Public Safety Family Night will be held 5-7 p.m. prior to Lancaster’s League V home game with York Post 66.

    The Public Safety Family Night is sponsored by Lancaster County and the City of Lancaster.

    Prior to the 7 p.m. game, the event will feature a 911 call simulator, fire truck tours, DUI goggles, Andy the Ambulance and sno cones.

  • Warriors honor wrestling stars

    Indian Land High School’s Solomon Cortez and Austin Ross earned top honors at the annual Warriors wrestling awards banquet earlier this spring.

    Cortez and Ross won the Warrior Wrestler of the Year Award.

    The Warriors, who posted a school-record 27-4 mark and won the Region IV-AAA championship and finished as the Class AAA Upstate runner-up, honored a host of wrestlers.

    Ross, a junior, captured the Class AAA 113-pound state championship after winning the 106-pound weight class as a sophomore.

  • Host of swimmers keyed Piranhas...

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

    The LC Piranhas, in the win over the LW Gators, were led by Fletcher Armbrust, Isabella Ihm, Reece Walker, Nathan Reid, Devan R. Gelpke, Dabney Trimnal, Isabella Thorpe, Ryder Lucas and Bristol Glenn with three wins each.

    Matt Prete, Richard Gardner, Emmie Grace Johnson, Olivia Thorpe and Ashton Cutts each had two wins for the Piranhas.

  • ‘Wild Bill,’ ‘Big Show’...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will host a regular night of racing action with two highlights of the night Saturday evening.

    One track attraction is “Wild Bill” Knight and the other is Kenneth Deese, “The Big Show.”

    In the SECA Crate Sportsman Division, Knight has dominated the competition the past three races with three straight checkers.

    The rule has been the same for numerous years at LMS. If a driver wins three races in a row in any division, then the following race the driver has to start in the rear of the field.

  • CPTC shines in Charlotte meet

    The Columbus Parker Track Club (CPTC) participated in the Charlotte Flights Invitational on May 5 at UNC Charlotte.

    The CPTC took 37 of the 42 athletes for 2018 and they competed against 1,000 athletes.

    This event was a developmental meet with AAU and USAT&F members competing together.

    The meet is a good indication of the talent we have on the team when the athletes do well at this track meet.

    Athletes had to place in the top six to receive an award and below are the winners.