Today's Sports

  • Racing action brings fans to...

    Steven Evans

    For The Lancaster News

    It was a good night for racing Saturday at Lancaster Motor Speedway. In the Young Guns main event, David Yandle had the car to beat. As soon as he took the green flag he went straight to the front. He had no challengers for the top spot. He dominated the entire race and cruised into victory lane taking another win. He was followed by Josh Langley, Brandon Blackmon and Leah Sweatt, who was driving for Andrew Blackwood.

  • Foursome snags tight win

    The winning team took a tight victory in the 23rd annual Lancaster Sertoma Club golf tournament Saturday at the Lancaster Golf Club. The foursome of Dixon Parker, Rusty Reed, Junior Pate and Ryan Buckley teamed for a 49.1 over 18 holes to finish in first place and take home $1,200.

    The format was a captain’s choice tournament with adjusted handicaps for the 15-team field.

    The second-place team, which shot a 50.6, included Buford High School golf standout Taylor Banks along with Michael Wilson, Eric Wilson and Nicholas Wilson. The runner-up foursome netted $400.

  • Juniors solid at Bermuda Run

    Solid play highlighted the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association’s visit to Bermuda Run on Monday.The brother duo of Trevor and Taylor Banks continued their course battle, with Trevor prevailing with a 70 to take a narrow lead in the overall points – 95-90.

  • AAA stars state champs

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars stepped “fourth” to take the 2008 state championship Friday afternoon.The AAA all-stars, ages 9-10, used a crucial six-run, fourth-inning rally to defeat tournament host Hartsville 7-4 at Byerly Park to take the state championship and a bid to the Dixie Youth AAA World Series in LaGrange, Ga.“I just can’t say enough about the determination of these players,” said Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-star manager Mike Lucas.

  • Walters duo wins member-member

    The father-son team of Rick and Drew Walters captured the first flight win in the annual member-member golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club.

  • AAA, junior stars eye titles

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars and Dixie Boys juniors moved into the state championship round in their respective tournaments on Thursday night.The AAA stars, ages 9-10, rallied for a 10-3 win over Lexington to stay unbeaten in the double-elimination state tournament in Hartsville.The Dixie Boys juniors, ages 13, defeated Sumter 10-3 in an elimination game to leave three teams alive in the state tournament.

  • Banks claims title in Honda...

    Trevor Banks figured a rare double bogey on the final hole would probably cost him a shot at the recent Honda Classic championship.

  • Carolina Motorsports Park hosts...

    Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw will host the 24 hours of LeMons Saturday and Sunday.The 24 hours of LeMons is a race of cars valued at $500 or less.The race will run on the CMP’s short course, which is a mile course.“We think it will be entertaining,” said Carolina Motorsports Park track manager Brian Smith. “Each race car has a different theme and each is very interesting.“We want to try and boost spectators’ interest in the track and we feel this event will be one to see.

  • Dixie AAA, Junior stars rolling

    The Lancaster AAA all-stars stayed unbeaten in the state tournament, taking a 6-3 win over Hartsville on Monday night.Lancaster forged a 6-0 lead and held on for the three-run win over the host team.Zachary Todd squeezed home Austin Rape for a 1-0 lead in the third. An inning later, Scottie Moser ripped a two-run single for a 3-0 lead.In the fifth inning, Gunnar Lucas’ sacrifice bunt scored Alex Brasington who had tripled. Brasington had two hits on the night.

  • Lancaster Debs claim...