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Today's Sports

  • Faile named Class AAAAA baseball...

    A star high school baseball player with a connection to Lancaster has produced a stellar season to cap his prep baseball career.

    John Michael Faile, who graduated this week at Boiling Springs High School in the Spartanburg area, finished his final season of high school baseball with his share of diamond honors for the 2018 season.

    Faile, the son of Lancaster natives Michael and Julie Faile, is the 2018 Class AAAAA Player of the Year as selected by the S.C. Baseball Coaches Association.

  • Track hosts regular racing...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is set to host a regular night of racing June 9, but LMS fans know anything can change before Saturday night at the half-mile dirt oval.

    One driver on a tear this season has been “Wild Bill” Knight.

    Knight, a veteran LMS campaigner, has been dominating the SECA Crate Sportsman Division at two tracks this season.

    On Friday nights, Knight travels to Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C., where he’s notched his share of checkers.

  • Jackets have new hoops coaches

    Buford High School basketball will have two new leaders when the BHS 2018-19 hoops seasons open late next fall.

    The Buford Lady Jackets will have new leadership in Susan Scott, the former Buford Middle School girls basketball coach.

    The BHS boys will have a new court leader in coach Jamaal Brown.

    Scott replaces T.J. Armbrust, who led the Lady Jackets for 10 seasons, but yielded his coaching duties to devote more time to his family.

  • Warriors’ Wilson to play at...

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School softball standout Adriana Wilson is going “up the road” to play at the next level.

    Wilson, who played for the ILHS Lady Warriors six years, has signed to play softball at Queens University in neighboring Charlotte.

    “I’m super excited about going to Queens to continue my education and softball career,” Wilson said. “I really like the campus. It’s beautiful, really pretty.

  • NGA Pro/Am Royal Cup Classic...

    The NGA Pro/Am Royal Cup Classic Natural Bodybuilding competition, set for Saturday, is expected to draw a field of 20 competitors for the spring meet.

    The 20 competitors include six pro body builders.

    The competition, a super pro qualifier, will be held at the Bundy Auditorium at the University of South Carolina Lancaster.

    Doors open for the Saturday morning session at 10 a.m., with pre-judging at 10:30.

    The night session begins at 5 p.m., with judging slated for 5:30 p.m.

  • First Ultimate Super Late Models...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will see history made Saturday night at the half-mile dirt oval.

    The Ultimate Super Late Model Series, in a first-ever appearance, invades LMS with $4,000 to the winner on the line.

    Speedway fans have been excited about this race all year long since it was announced the Ultimate Super Late Models Series would be debuting at LMS on June 2.

    The race has been the talk of the racing community this week. Fans are excited to see what drivers will show up for a battle royal at the track.

  • Post 31 hosts Public Safety...

    Lancaster Post 31 baseball will host Public Safety Family Night on June 11 when the P-31 baseball team plays York Post 66 in a 7 p.m. home game.

    The Public Safety Family Night, sponsored by Lancaster County and the City of Lancaster is 5 p.m. to 7 at Eggleton Field.

    Eggleton Field, home of P-31 baseball, is located adjacent to the Lancaster County Fairgrounds off South Main Street at the Lancaster American Legion Post.

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

  • Huey looking for repeat BROLM win

    The popular Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series will be back at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    In the BROLM’s last visit to the half-mile oval, Matthew Nance and Mike Huey battled for the lead for most of the race in a tight track battle.

    Nance crossed the checkered flag in first, but after the post-race inspection by Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models Series owner Jason Smoot, Nance was disqualified.

    That gave the win to fan favorite and track veteran Mike Huey.

  • Zack Mitchell dominates for...

    The much-anticipated debut of the Ultimate Super Late Model Series at Lancaster Motor Speedway finally happened Saturday night.

    Zack Mitchell, known as “Kid Quick,” dominated the night. Word has it he grew up to be called “Flash,” and he proved so Saturday at LMS.

    Mitchell was fast in hot laps, qualifying and in the main event, he didn’t slow down.

    Mitchell took the lead on the start with one of the best to ever race at Lancaster, Dennis “Rambo” Franklin.

  • Piranhas pound Gators

    The Lancaster Piranhas swim team opened their season rolling to a 374-130 win over the Lake Wylie Gators on Monday.

    The Piranhas will swim at the Kershaw Pool, facing Camden in a non-region meet.

    The Kershaw Pool is located at 200 Close Circle in Kershaw, 29067.

    The Piranhas, who have combined with the Kershaw swim team this season, will swim at the Rock Hill Country Club on June 11 at 5:45 p.m.

    The Piranhas are led by head coach second-year head coach Daniela Sanchez-Gelpke, who is assisted by Denise Walker and Cami Armbrust.