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Today's Sports

  • Bruins honor diamond stars

    The Lancaster High School baseball team has honored a host of players for the 2018 season under first-year head coach Trevor Hammond.
    The Bruins, 9-11, 3-7 in region play, saluted senior all-region shortstop Austin Catoe as the team MVP.
    Catoe, an all-region selection for the third time in his four-year career at LHS, hit .375 with six runs batted in, 11 runs scored and six stolen bases.

  • LHS tennis repeats region title

    The two-time Region III-AAAA champion Lancaster High School boys tennis team celebrated its banner season with its annual awards night May 16.
    The Bruins, led by second-year head coach Ray Sapp, went 11-3, including a 9-1 record in region play.
    Lancaster’s lone region loss came in a 4-2 defeat at York High School, but the Bruins, in the rematch, registered a 6-0 win over the Cougars.

  • P-31 home opener rained out,...

    Rain prevailed in the Lancaster Post 31 American Legion baseball opener Thursday night at Eggleton Field.
    Union Post 22, which took a 10-2 win over Lancaster Post 31 on Monday night at the Timken Sports Complex in Union, built a 3-1 lead going to the top of the fifth inning.
    Then, as P-31 athletic officer Scott Cato noted, “the bottom fell out.”
    “It rained hard and the field was flooded,” he said.

  • Ultimate Super Late Model Series...

    For years Lancaster Motor Speedway fans have begged for a chance to get the Ultimate Super Late Models Series at LMS.
    For years, it has always just been the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series as the only Super Late Model Series to run at LMS on a Saturday night during the season.
    Well, come June 2, that all changes.
    The track’s new ownership and management have listened to the fans.

  • LHS star Catoe receives Dixie...
  • Helms Memorial race slated...

    Lancaster Speedway returns to racing action Saturday night with a special tribute race at the half-mile dirt oval.

    The Renegade Division will feature the Robbie Helms Memorial Race, paying $1,700 to win.

    The 17-lap main event and the heat races will be paying $117 all for the Renegade Division.

    Helms, who died in December, raced in the Renegade Division for years.

    His driving style earned him his share of checkers as the veteran campaigner always put on the best show for the fans in his No. 17 car.

  • Carnes on track for The Citadel

    For an athlete who never considered running track, Buford High School senior track standout Jarrod Carnes has done quite well.

    So well that he will continue his education and track career in college.

    Carnes has signed to run track at The Citadel, the Charleston military college.

    “I know it’s going to be hard, but I’m always up for a challenge,” Carnes said.

  • Buford’s Justice signs with...

    Buford High School boys soccer has sent its share on to college soccer this spring, with the latest Zach Justice.

    Justice, a left back, has signed to play college soccer at the University of South Carolina Salkehatchie in Allendale.

  • McKittrick, Crosby lead AJ honors

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School seniors Dalton McKittrick and Makaylen Crosby were tabbed as Most Athletic among the AJ 2018 senior class superlatives.

    The Volunteers’ 2018 athletic awards showed why both senior sports stars garnered the honor.

    McKittrick, who has signed to play football at North Greenville University, earned the AJ football MVP. An all-region and all-state selection, McKittrick also played in the annual North-South All-Star football game in Myrtle Beach last December.

  • Renegade Division racing for...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is set to honor the late Robbie Helms in Renegade Division action Saturday night at the half-mile dirt track.

    The Robbie Helms Memorial is a 17-lap main event that pays $1,700 to the winner and $117 for checkers in one of two Renegade heat races.

    Fans might ponder the “17” and what it has to do with the race Saturday night at LMS.

    Helms, who died in December, made number famous as he pulled his No. 17 race car into victory lane more than once in his local racing career.