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Today's Sports

  • Foursome’s 19-under wins Fore...

    A record 116 golfers enjoyed a day of golf, food and fellowship at the eighth annual Fore The Children golf tournament April 20 at the Edgewater Golf Club.

    The tournament is held to benefit the Lancaster, Chester and York chapters of the Child Evangelism Fellowship.

    The winning team, which posted a 19-under, included Cliff Henson, Caleb Henson, Bruce McCaskill and Matthew Broughton.

    The second-place team, with a 16 under, featured Steve Price, Dave Faulk, Harvey Funderburk and JaRon Stevenson.

  • IL Loughry to play for Pride

    INDIAN LAND – David Loughry is ready for his next challenge – the next level.

    Loughry, the Indian Land High School senior quarterback who came back from a tough injury, is set to play college football.

    Loughry is headed to Greensboro College, a NCAA Division III school which plays in the USA South Conference.

    Loughry, a 6-3, 185-pounder who broke his femur – thigh bone– and missed the last half of his junior season, rebounded to produce a solid senior year at ILHS.

  • Bruins third in Southern Cross...

    The Lancaster High School golf team, fresh off winning the Region III-AAAA championship for the fourth straight season, finished third in the prestigious Southern Cross golf tournament at the Palmetto Golf Club in Aiken over the weekend of April 27-28.

    The tournament featured 22 teams from across the Carolinas.

    LHS shot a 444 (221-223) to finish behind Boiling Springs with a 434 (220-214) and Cannon School of Concord, N.C., with a 437 (223-214), was second.

  • MMSA 4-Cylinders Crook Memorial...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will honor one of its all-time great racers Saturday.

    MMSA 4-Cylinders Buddy Crook Memorial, presented by Burns Ford paying $4,000 to the winner, headlines LMS racing action.

    Crook, who died in 2014, is one of the all-time winningest drivers in LMS history. He won in every division he raced in at the half-mile dirt track.

    Crook’s son Bryan Crook followed in his father’s footsteps and tire tracks and kept the winning tradition going.

  • Revels’ blast lifts LHS to...

    Lancaster used a fourth-inning power surge to secure the Class AAAA District III softball championship Wednesday at the LHS field.

    The LHS girls, 16-3, snapped a scoreless draw in one big swing, with senior catcher Gracie Revels belting a two-run homer in the fourth inning to spark the Lady Bruins to a 2-1 win over Travelers Rest.

    The Lady Bruins’ win sends them to Union County to face the UCHS Lady Yellow Jackets in the Class AAAA Upper State double-elimination tournament title round today at 6:30 p.m.

  • Buford sweeps district...

    BUFORD – Buford, with three straight wins, is headed back to the Class AA Upper State title series to defend its softball crown for the third straight season.

    The Lady Jackets, 15-8, blanked Ninety Six, 4-0 to earn a bid to the Class AA Upper State championship series Wednesday at the BHS field.

    BHS, the Region IV-AA runner-up, won three straight to notch the crown, including the home shutout of the Lady Wildcats.

  • Lady Vols win two, take district...

    The Region IV-AA champion Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers did it the hard way, but the determined AJ girls got it done on the diamond.

    AJ, in a do-or-die situation, notched two wins over host Liberty High School to capture the Class AA Upper State District IV softball championship on Wednesday.

    The 17-9 Lady Vols, who fell to Liberty 9-7 at home Saturday, came back to sweep the Lady Red Devils on Wednesday.

    AJ captured the district title to advance to the Class AA Upstate title series, downing Liberty 8-3 and 10-9.

  • Lady Warriors rebound, win...

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Lady Warriors posted a split, but it was good enough to have them advance to the Class AAA Upper State softball championship series.

    The ILHS girls, unbeaten in the Class AAA Upstate District IV tournament, dropped a 9-7 loss to Broome, but rebounded to take an 8-3 win to capture the crown in the double-elimination district tournament Wednesday at the Lady Warriors field.

    The Lady Warriors’ five-run win advances them to the Class AAA Upper State title round to face Woodruff today in a 6 p.m. game at WHS.

  • Lady Warriors drill Crescent

    The defending state champion Indian Land Lady Warriors continue to roll in the Class AAA Upper State girls soccer playoffs.

    The IL girls opened the postseason with a 14-0 win over Southside of Greenville on Monday and followed with an 8-0 rout of Crescent of Iva on Wednesday at the ILHS Reservation.

    Indian Land led 2-0 at the half and added six second-half goals on the way to the win over CHS.

    Kelsey Long and Shelby Ryberg each netted three goals, and Summer Bishop added two goals.

    Emily Gerdes and Carleigh Werner each had an assist.

  • LMS ready to rumble

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will be “ready to rumble” for the  Cauthen Motors Renegade Rumble on Saturday night.

    The headline race will be the Cauthen Motors Renegade Rumble, paying $2,000 to win, $1,000 for second and third $500 at the half-mile track.

    With that kind of money on the line and with Carolina Speedway off tonight and Cherokee Speedway off Saturday night, the Renegade Division will likely see some new drivers here on Saturday to compete against the LMS regulars for a chance to win $2,000.