Today's Sports

  • Sports Briefs 8-1-14

    LHS Bruins set fall sports practices
    Lancaster High School athletics director Mark Strickland announced starting practice dates for all Bruins’ fall sports.
    LHS varsity, junior varsity and freshman football begins at 9 a.m. today, Aug. 1.
    Cross country opens at 4 p.m. today, Aug. 1.
    Volleyball for varsity and junior varsity players opens at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4.
    Swim team practice begins at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4.
    Girls tennis starts at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4.

  • Walker wins Buddy Crook Memorial...

     For the $2,500-to-win Monster Mini’s Buddy Crook Memorial race, the front row was pole sitter Nick ‘Hotrod’ Walker and track veteran Wes Helms. 

    When the green flag dropped, Walker, Helms, Austin Mintz and Jamie Mattison roared into turn one battling for the lead. Exiting turn two, Walkder’s No. 4 poweredout to the lead over Helms, Mintz and Mattison. 

  • Debs notch third straight win in...

    The Lancaster County Debs U18 softball all-stars notched their third straight win, rolling to a 12-0 win over Magee, Miss., on Monday, July 28.

    Lancaster County was led by right-hander Kayla Price, who hurled a one-hitter in six innings in the game halted due to the mercy rule.

    Price also homered in the rout, one of three Lancaster County players to clear the fences.

  • Byrd inducted into hall of fame

    KERSHAW – S.C. Coaches Association Hall of Famer John Byrd, as one would expect, had his share of stellar teams in his 30-year coaching career, but he has one which stands out in his memory.

    “If I had to pick one, I’d say that 1975 team,” said Byrd, the legendary Andrew Jackson High School boys basketball coach who was among the latest class of inductees into the SC Coaches Association Hall of Fame at the TD Convention Center in Greenville on Sunday, July 27. 

  • Dixie Boys 13 stars fall in...


    Lancaster Dixie Baseball’s final 2014 all-star  team in postseason play was eliminated with a tough 5-4 loss on Wednesday, July 23 when the Lancaster Dixie Boys 13 all-stars fell to Lexington American.

  • Lancaster County Debs U18 stars...


    The Lancaster County American Debs U18 all-stars, who captured the state championship, are bidding to add some more softball hardware.

  • Juniors focused on Small...

     Titles and all-star selections will be at stake Monday, July 28 and Tuesday, July 29 when the annual Roy Small Junior Championship tournament is played at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The Small Championship caps the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association’s 2014 tournament schedule at the LGC.

  • Team’s 55 tops PCC field


    A stellar start sparked the winning team in the eighth annual Pregnancy Care Center golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Friday, July 25.

    The winning foursome of Roger Hayes, Danny Reynolds, Dan Edwards and Bryan Turner teamed for a 17-under 55 to top the 16-team field.

  • AA stars third in Series


    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA all-stars earned a third-place finish in the first-ever Dixie Youth AA World Series.

    The Lancaster stars, who earned the Series bid as the S.C. state champion, finished 5-3 in the tournament at Texarkana, Ark.

  • Juniors rebound to top Aiken, 7-5


    The Lancaster Post 31 junior Legion baseball team has had a penchant for the comeback win this season and the P-31 squad repeated the feat Tuesday afternoon, July 22 in the state tournament in Florence.