Today's News

  • Fireworks on the asphalt

    For many, July 4 is about picnics, barbecues and fireworks. Most people went to these during last weekend, but for fans of Lancaster Speedway, July 4 included a visit to Lancaster Speedway for a night of racing.

    Young Guns

  • Dixie Majors win district, play in state tourney this weekend

    The Lancaster Dixie Majors all-stars, ages 15-19, won the District III baseball title in Rock Hill to advance to play in the state tournament in Green Sea Floyd on Saturday at 3:30 p.m.

    Lancaster, which went 2-1 in the tournament, advanced with a 10-0 win over York, its second victory over the York squad.

    Winning pitcher Brian Williams, in four innings, struck out four and yielded no runs.

    Ethan Ward, in an inning of work, had a whiff and allowed no runs.

  • AA Nationals finish as state runner-up

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA National League all-stars dropped a 7-3 loss to Gregg Park of Aiken in the state championship game in Lexington on Tuesday night.

    Gregg Park, which defeated Lancaster twice during the tournament, captured the state title. Lancaster, as the state runner-up, will join Gregg Park in the Dixie Youth AA Regionals at Enterprise, Ala., on July 24.

    John Michael Faile, who had a solid tournament at the plate with five home runs, homered to pace the Lancaster National stars, who went 4-2 in tourney play.

  • Darlings stars dandy in capturing state crown

    The Lancaster County Darlings swept to the state title and a World Series berth with two clutch wins over Hartsville on Wednesday night at the Dillon Sports Complex.

    The Lancaster County Darlings, ages 7-8, capped a stellar run through the loser’s bracket, defeating then tournament unbeaten Hartsville 5-3 and 15-9.

    Hartsville had defeated the Darlings 5-4 earlier in the tournament, but Lancaster gained a measure of revenge and the state championship with the two wins.

  • P-31 senior open strong

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior team opened strong in the S.C. American Legion baseball Upper State  playoffs on Monday night.

    Lancaster P-31, the third seed out of League V, rolled to a 12-1 win over League VIII champion West Columbia at Airport High School.

  • Cooper signs with USCL

    Lancaster High School girls star soccer player Lindsy Cooper has made soccer history with her feet.

    This time, it was with her right hand.

    Cooper etched her name in LHS sports history as the first Lady Bruins’ soccer player to sign an athletic scholarship to continue her education and sports career.

    Cooper, the first Lady Bruins’ soccer player to play in the annual North-South All-Star Soccer Classic, signed with the University of South Carolina at Lancaster on Friday.

  • Ponytails, Belles rolling

    Two Lancaster all-star softball teams entered Tuesday night play in the driver’s seat of their respective state tournaments in Seneca.

    The Lancaster Southern Belles are unbeaten in three games as are the Lancaster County Ponytails all-stars.

    The Lancaster Debs are 2-1 and in the hunt for a state crown.

    Belles stars unbeaten

    The Lancaster Southern Belles all-stars stayed unbeaten in state tournament play, blanking Saluda 5-0 in a battle of unbeaten teams Monday night in Seneca.

  • Juniors earn state berth

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior baseball team is bound for the state tournament for the second straight season.

    The P-31 juniors wrapped up their best-of-five first-round playoff series with a solid 12-4 win over Gaffney Post 109 on Friday night at Eggleton Field.

    Lancaster, 13-6, won the series 3-1, splitting the first two games in Gaffney before returning home and sweeping Gaffney to close out the series.

    Lancaster will now play in the state tournament in Marion where action begins July 22.

  • Ozone stars rip Lockhart, earn state tournament bid

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball Ozone all-stars rolled to a 20-5 win over tournament host Lockhart to earn a bid to the state tournament which opens Saturday.

    Lancaster faces Mauldin Blue in the opening game of the state tournament at the Ballpark Road Complex in Lexington.

    Lancaster had plenty of offense in rolling to the 15-run win a night after it rallied for a 10-9 victory in eight innings at Lockhart.

  • AAA all-stars fall to Rock Hill

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars, ages 9-10, fell to the Rock Hill stars 11-7 to see their district title hopes end Thursday night at Springdale Park.

    Lancaster held a 7-6 lead after four innings, but Rock Hill scored four runs in the fifth inning and one in the sixth to take the four-run win.

    Andrew Caskey led Lancaster with three hits, including a two-run home run, and three RBIs.

    Cody Catoe had a hit and drove in a run.