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Community Sports

  • P-31 opens with top seed
      SUMTER – Lancaster Post 31 doesn’t sport the top record in the 2015 S.C. American Legion baseball state tournament, but the P-31 team is ready to play as the tourney opens Saturdary at Sumter’s Riley Park.
  • Post 31 faces Florence in state tournament opener
      Lancaster Post 31, fresh off earning a bid to the state tournament in Sumter, will open play Saturday, July 25 when Lancaster will face top-seeded Florence Post 1 at 4 p.m. in Sumter’s Riley Park. Lancaster, 14-12, is the lone team from S.C. Upper State Legion baseball League V to earn a state berth.
  • Juniors open 2nd-half play with tournament at Kershaw Golf Club
      The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association opened the second half of the 2015 junior golf season with a visit to the Kershaw Golf Club on Monday, July 13. The Lancaster chapter tournament featured some competitive play in a host of age divisions.
  • Angels stars third in state tournament
      The Lancaster County Dixie Softball Angels all-stars made a solid run in the state tournament at Seneca, but fell short in their postseason hopes. The Lancaster Angels softball all-stars, who won the district title with back-to-back do-or-die wins last month, fell 10-1 to eventual state champion Latta on Wednesday, July 15.
  • Post 31 earns state berth
      INMAN – The Lancaster Post 31 baseball team is state-bound. P-31, in the rubber game of the American Legion baseball Upper State second-round series with Inman Post 45, bounced back to earn a bid to the state tournament.
  • LCST posts strong Aquatics effort
      The Lancaster County swim team Sharks posted a strong showing in the annual Aquatics at the Kershaw Aquatics Center on July 7-8. The Sharks registered 40 firsts during the annual season-ending swim meet.
  • AA stars finish as state runners-up
      Host Union edged Lancaster 6-5 and Delmae, 5-0 to win the Dixie Youth Baseball AA machine pitch state championship at the Timken Complex in Union on Tuesday, July 14. Union rallied from an early 5-0 deficit to take the one-run win over the Lancaster AA stars on the way to the state crown.
  • P-31 rebounds for wins
      Lancaster Post 31, in impressive fashion, took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series with an 11-1 win over Inman Post 45 on Wednesday, July 15 at Inman’s Jim Everhart Field.
  • Staying alive
    Staff reports The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission Dixie Softball Angels all-stars kept their postseason hopes alive with a 15-7 win over Bamberg on Monday, July 13, in the state tournament in Seneca. That put them 2-1 in the state play after, losing to Latta, 10-0, in the tournament opener Saturday, July 11. They rallied back on Sunday, July 12, when they defeated Moncks Corner, 12-10. In Monday’s game, Alisha Neisler was the winning pitcher in the eight-run win.
  • Ozone stars fall in state tourney
    Staff reports The Lancaster Dixie Baseball Ozone all-stars (U-12) saw their postseason hopes end with a pair of losses in the state tournament over the weekend, July 11-12. The Ozone stars fell to Greenwood, 5-3, in the opening round Saturday and then dropped a tough 5-4 loss to Hilton Head on Sunday afternoon. “We made too many mistakes to beat a good team,” Lancaster Ozone all-stars manager Dale Laney said. “We had our share of chances, but just didn’t come through when we needed to in this tournament.”