Today's Sports

  • Thornwell honored twice at...


    Former Lancaster High School basketball star Sindarius Thornwell was among the honorees at the recent Gamecock Gala.

    The event, held at the Colonial Life Arena, honored University of South Carolina student-athletes for their accomplishments during the 2013-14 campaign.

  • Juniors edge York, 2-1


    The Lancaster Post 31 junior team captured a tight win to up its record to 3-2 on Tuesday, June 3.

    The Lancaster juniors, in their home opener at Eggleton Field, snapped a 1-1 tie with a single run in the bottom of the sixth to take the 2-1 win over York Post 66.

  • Francis Marion signs Hannah...


    FLORENCE – Francis Marion University softball coach Stacey Vallee has announced the addition of three transfers from Spartanburg Methodist College, including former Buford High School softball star Hannah Knight.

  • LSS to host six racing divisions...


    Lancaster Super Speedway will host six exciting divisions of racing Saturday, June 7.

    The LSS card has the SECA Crate Late Models, Pro Street, Deal 1 Auto Sales Crate Sportsman, Super Street, M&M Garage Extreme 4 and U.S. Bonding Vintage.

  • ‘Team Waxhaw’ tops field


    “Team Waxhaw,” with a 15-under 57, captured first place in the fourth annual “Fore the Kids” golf tournament at the Edgewater Golf Club on Friday, May 30.

    “Team Waxhaw” included the foursome of Dave Godfrey, Jerry Payne, Walter Covington and Ken Costanza.

  • AJ High softball clinic Friday


     The annual Andrew Jackson High School Lady Volunteers softball clinic is Friday, June 6. The clinic will be for girls ages 6-14.

    Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the clinic runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch is provided .

  • Ferguson nets Clash checkers


    It was Fergy time at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday, May 31.

    Chris Ferguson, regarded as one of the country’s hottest Super Late Model drivers, made his presence known Saturday night at Lancaster Super Speedway.

  • Faulkenberry leads Vols honorees

     Kim Roberts

    For the Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – Orange and White shining moments showcased a host of athletes with AJ senior two-sport star Haley Faulkenberry leading the way at the Andrew Jackson High School All-Sports Awards on Tuesday, May 26 at the Lancaster County Class AA high school.

    Faulkenberry, named the AJ Athlete of the Year, starred in volleyball and softball for the Lady Vols.

  • Juniors 2-2 after road loss

     Staff Reports

    The Lancaster American Post 31 junior baseball team capped a season-opening four-game road trip with a 2-2 mark following a 6-3 loss to Rock Hill Post 34 on Wednesday, May 28.

    The P-31 juniors led early, but Rock Hill rallied to take the three-run comeback win.

    Byron Hegler, who went 4.2 innings, allowed eight hits, six runs, no earned runs and a walk in taking the loss. He struck out one.

    Holden Payne worked 1.1 innings and yielded no runs and no hits, with one strikeout.

  • The Citadel signs Holmes

     Robert Howey


    KERSHAW – Just days away from graduation, Andrew Jackson High School senior track standout Kennisha Holmes reflected on her middle school days which had a major bearing on her future.

    Holmes, a star student and athlete at AJ, recalled a Charleston field trip which had a direct impact on her college choice.

    The field trip to the Port City included a stop at The Citadel, the military college of Sout Carolina.