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Today's Sports

  • Port's Heating and Air Pure...

    The Pure Stock V8 Division will have its biggest race and  top payday of the 2018 racing season at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday.

    Division sponsor Port's Heating & Air will be having a special race for the Pure Stock V8 Division, paying $1,000 to the winner.

  • Thompson Bruins track MVP

    Lancaster High School senior sprinter Frederick Thompson led the LHS track awards for the 2018 season.

    Thompson, who has signed to run track at Coker College, finished sixth in the 400-meter dash with a 50.38 effort at the state meet at Spring Valley High School in Pontiac last spring.

    Thompson, at the region meet, was second in the 400-meter and ran a leg on the runner-up 4 x 400 relay, which included Jaelen Harfield, Dontavious Blair and his brother Kendrick Thompson.

  • CPTC shines in AAU Regionals

    Columbus Parker Track Club, a Lancaster area youth track team, competed in the AAU Regionals at Laney Memorial Stadium in Augusta, Ga., June 28-July 1.

    Jeremiah Salley was the CPTC boys top scorer and Autumn Boulware was the girls top scorer. Salley received a silver medal for the turbo javelin. Boulware earned gold for the 1,500-meter race walk.

    The Columbus Parker Track Club is named for its first coach, the late Columbus Parker who died in 1983. Parker, known as “Big Daddy,” was an educator, coach and sports official during his life.

  • Women’s title part of LGC...

    The 2018 Lancaster Golf Club championship will have a new twist.

    The LGC title tournament, a 36-hole event, will also feature the women’s championship.

    The 2018 tournament is scheduled for Aug. 11-12.

    In the past few years, the tournament only featured the men’s championship, but the women’s title will also be part of the 2018 format.

  • LDB AAA all-stars fall in state...

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars had a short stay in the state tournament at Moncks Corner over the weekend.

    The AAA stars opened with an 11-1 loss to District VII champion Mount Pleasant of Charleston on Saturday afternoon and then dropped a 5-1 setback to Orangeburg on Sunday.

    In the AAA stars four-run loss to the District 6 champion, Lancaster pitcher Jake Milhorn worked five and two-third innings and hurled a no-hitter.

    Orangeburg ignited for five runs in the top of the sixth inning and held on for the win.

  • Dixie Boys 14U stars win...

    The Lancaster Dixie Boys 14U all-stars will open play in the state baseball tournament at North Augusta’s Riverview Park on Saturday.

    The Lancaster Dixie Boys 14U stars earned a bid to the state tournament, winning the District 10 tournament in Chester County earlier this month.

    The LDB 14U stars defeated Kershaw County twice to win the district crown and gain a bid to the state tourney.

    Lancaster wrapped up the state bid with an 8-7 win over Kershaw County.

  • USC Aiken riders fare well in...

    From release

    AIKEN – The University of South Carolina Aiken eventing (riding) team, which included an Indian Land native, finished the year strong, placing third in the collegiate championships May 24-27 at the Virginia Horse Trials in Lexington, Va.

  • USCS Sprint Cars set for LMS...

    One of the most popular races of the Lancaster Motor Speedway season will be at LMS on Saturday night.

    Area dirt track racing fans always look forward to the USCS Winged Outlaw Sprint Cars when they invade the half-mile dirt oval of Lancaster Motor Speedway.

    The USCS Winged Outlaw Sprint Cars will be a popular sight to see with the speeds they can carry around LMS, reaching speeds up to 140-150 miles per hour.

    Sometimes fans will see one car do a wheel stand with both front tires coming off the ground roaring down the front straightaway.

  • Gamecocks trio make awards watch...

    gamecocksonline.com

    COLUMBIA – Three University of South Carolina football players have earned spots on watch lists for the 82nd annual Maxwell Award and the 24th annual Chuck Bednarik Award, the Maxwell Football Club announced Monday.

    Gamecocks quarterback Jake Bentley and wide receiver/kick returner Deebo Samuel are among those in contention for the Maxwell Award.

    Defensive end D.J. Wonnum is on the preseason watch list for the Bednarik Award.

  • Wemes leads Lady Jackets...

    Buford High School senior student athlete Kristin Wemes led the Lady Yellow Jackets softball awards for the 2018 season.

    She was selected earlier this summer to play in the annual North-South All-Star softball games at the University of South Carolina Aiken.

    In 2018, Wemes hit .393 at the plate with 35 hits, including a home run, four doubles and only struck out only five times She also drove in 31 runs and scored 26 runs.

    Wemes also played volleyball and basketball at BHS and is an outstanding student at the Class AA high school.