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Today's Sports

  • Rally for the Cure Golf honors...

    The Edgewater Golf Club’s seventh annual Rally for the Cure Golf Tournament honored a host of golfers at the tournament Oct. 20. The men’s team of Robert Bradley, Harold Cook, Steve Threatt and Larry Snyder shot 17 under to take the win.
    The ladies team of Joanne Reeves, Martha Blackman, Phyllis Brown and Nancy Morris prevailed with a three under.
    The mixed team of Eric and Margaret Pierce and Duane and Rita Kohari shot 11 under for the win.
    The closest-to-the-pin winners were Steven Threatt and Rita Kohari.

  • Sports Talk: No surprise McManus...

    Lancaster native Harold McManus had a long and distinguished career in high school coaching, and many of those early seeds were planted when McManus made a name for himself as a Lancaster Blue Hurricane basketball and baseball star.
    McManus is remembered here today following his passing earlier this fall.
    “He was always directing things, like a coach on the floor,” said former teammate Gerald Parker, who played with McManus on top-notch basketball teams at LHS under former coach Tom Hendrix.

  • Lancaster County trio honored by...

    RICHBURG – Three Lancaster County prep football standouts were honored at the week 10 meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg on Tuesday.
    The country trio included Andrew Jackson High School’s Ty Elder and Eli Mackey along with Jacob Cato of Lancaster High School.

  • Junior Vols rally for 30-20 win...

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson High School Junior Volunteers, locked in a 20-all tie at halftime, ignited in the second half to post a 30-20 win over rival North Central on Thursday night.
    The game was canceled earlier this season due to weather-related concerns and reset to cap the 2018 AJ junior varsity football campaign.

  • Jackets, Vols garner all-region...

    Region IV-AA football champion Buford High School earned its share of awards as the Class AA Upper State league honored its all-region team for the 2018 regular season.
    BHS fifth-year head coach Tripp Watts, who guided the Yellow Jackets to an unbeaten mark in Region IV-AA play at 6-0, was named the Region IV-AA Coach of the Year.
    He guided BHS to the region title for the first time since the 1997 season and first as a Class AA school.
    Two county athletes, one from Buford and one from Andrew Jackson, were honored as the Region IV-AA Players of the Year.

  • Palmetto State 50 set for Nov. 17

    Lancaster Motor Speedway co-promoters Eric Caskey and Shannon Munn have released full details on one of the biggest races in the history of Lancaster Motor Speedway.
    On Nov. 17, Lancaster Motor Speedway will be hosting the Palmetto State 50, the headlining race for the night will be the Southern All-Stars Super Late Model Series paying $10,000 to win.
    Fans can expect to see some of the best Carolinas Late Model drivers, as well as those from across the Southeast, to come to the big half-mile track dirt track.

  • Burns Ford team captures Rub of...

    The Burns Ford team shot a 24-under 48 to post its second straight win in the annual Lancaster Chamber of Commerce’s Rub of the Green golf tournament at Carolina Lakes Golf Club on Oct. 25.
    The Burns Ford team included Bobby Young, Tyler Young, Scott Caskey and Scott Roberts, a former Lancaster Golf Club champion.
    A year ago, the Burns Ford team, which was captained by Bobby Young, won with a 49.

  • Mandy is dandy with stellar...

    Defending Picks champ Mandy Catoe lived up to her nickname with a dandy effort last week.
    Catoe, in a panel-best week, went a solid 15-5 to swap places with Lori Sistare “Bright,” who wasn’t as shining in her latest showing.
    Sistare, who just moved into third, slipped back to fifth with Mandy, on her dipsy-do two-step maneuver on her 15-5 effort.
    “Just like my KC Chiefs, I’m on the warpath and looking to keep that going,” Mandy said.

  • Powdersville halts IL volleyball...

    Defending Class AAA Upper State volleyball champion Powdersville survived a court battle with Upstate upstart Indian Land High School to advance to the Class AAA Upper State title match.
    Host Powdersville prevailed 3-1, 25-21, 25-20, 22-25 and 25-18 to move on to face Chapman High School on Monday. Chapman advanced with a 3-0 win over Woodruff High School on Wednesday at CHS where it won 25-17, 25-20 and 25-23.

  • Faulkenberry versatile for Vols

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson High School football team has just a few senior players, but in one – three-year player Luke Faulkenberry – the Volunteers have one who can play multiple positions.
    Need a running back, Faulkenberry can handle the chore, and he can also punt, or play linebacker or defensive end.