Community Sports

  • Juniors ignite early, club Clover
      The Lancaster Post 31 junior baseball team ignited early and rolled to a shutout win to improve to 4-2 on the 2014 season. The junior team, coming off a 2-1 victory over York Post 66 in a pitchers’ duel, broke out the bats to blast Clover Post 38, 11-0 on Thursday night, June 5 at Eggleton Field.
  • Thornwell honored twice at Gamecock Gala
      Former Lancaster High School basketball star Sindarius Thornwell was among the honorees at the recent Gamecock Gala. The event, held at the Colonial Life Arena, honored University of South Carolina student-athletes for their accomplishments during the 2013-14 campaign.
  • Juniors edge York, 2-1
      The Lancaster Post 31 junior team captured a tight win to up its record to 3-2 on Tuesday, June 3. The Lancaster juniors, in their home opener at Eggleton Field, snapped a 1-1 tie with a single run in the bottom of the sixth to take the 2-1 win over York Post 66.
  • Francis Marion signs Hannah Knight
      FLORENCE – Francis Marion University softball coach Stacey Vallee has announced the addition of three transfers from Spartanburg Methodist College, including former Buford High School softball star Hannah Knight.
  • ‘Team Waxhaw’ tops field
      “Team Waxhaw,” with a 15-under 57, captured first place in the fourth annual “Fore the Kids” golf tournament at the Edgewater Golf Club on Friday, May 30. “Team Waxhaw” included the foursome of Dave Godfrey, Jerry Payne, Walter Covington and Ken Costanza.
  • AJ High softball clinic Friday
       The annual Andrew Jackson High School Lady Volunteers softball clinic is Friday, June 6. The clinic will be for girls ages 6-14. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the clinic runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch is provided .
  • Late rally lifts Post 31 in home win over Fort Mill
      Lancaster Post 31 moved its senior team baseball mark to 2-1 with a second straight American Legion League V win on Wednesday, May 28. Lancaster, with a single run in the bottom of the ninth inning, rallied to edge Fort Mill Post 43, 3-2 at Eggleton Field.
  • A special day for a special guy
      I’ve covered plenty of events at Lancaster Memorial Stadium over the course of 37 years in this job, but tonight ranks with the best.
  • Post 31 juniors rally to down York in opener
      The Lancaster Post 31 American Legion junior baseball team opened its 2014 season with an 11-7 comeback win over York Post 66 in League V play at York High School on Wednesday, May 21. York, in the seesaw game, took an early 4-0 lead with four first-inning runs.
  • County players help SMC earn Series bid
      The Spartanburg Methodist College Pioneers will be bidding for the Junior College World Series championship as they open play Sunday, May 25 in Grand Junction, Colo.