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Community Sports

  • Aquatics produce top efforts
     The 10th annual Aquatics capped the summer recreation swim season with outstanding performances during the meet at the Kershaw pool July 9-10. The meet featured the Lancaster Tigers, Lancaster Makos, Camden Dolphins, Chester Waves and host Kershaw Stingrays.
  • Hilton Head captures Dixie Majors state championship
      Hilton Head, forced to a final game, rebounded with a 17-4 win over Irmo to capture the Dixie Majors state baseball championship at Lancaster High School’s Doomsday Corner on Wednesday, July 17.
  • P-31 falls to Greenville
        The Lancaster Post 31 Legion team dropped a  7-2 loss to the Greenville Generals in the opening game of second round postseason play Wednesday, July 17 at Eggleton Field.
  • Post 31 sweeps Dalzell Shaw
    Ernie Rowell For The Lancaster News The American Lancaster Post 31 senior team defeated Dalzell Shaw Post 175, 8-3, Sunday, July 14, at Harvey Eggleton Field. With the win, Post 31 advances to the second round of the playoffs. Post 31 jumped out to an early 4-0 lead. Lancaster scored four more runs late to put it away. Post 31 was lead by Dustin Eddins with three hits. Wyatt Duncan and  Trey Payne had two-run hits.
  • Cancelled race rescheduled for Saturday
    Michael Knight For The Lancaster News The Deal 1 Auto Sales Summer Slam, cancelled July 13 due to rain, has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 20.
  • Good advice from a pro
    The 2013 Dixie Majors State Baseball Tournament is underway in Lancaster this week. Eight teams from across the state are playing in the double elimination tournament that began Saturday, July 13, at Doomsday Corner. The winner of the tournament, which wraps up today, July 17, will advance to the Dixie Majors World Series in North Charleston later this month.   This is the second year in a row that Lancaster has been the host city. Lynn James, state director of Dixie Majors Baseball, is pleased that the tournament is back in Lancaster.  
  • County man to coach Barbados national team
    by Mac Banks/For The Lancaster News Indian Land resident Brian Good has a giant task ahead of him over the next three years – to lead the Barbados National Basketball Team to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.   Good, the men’s head basketball coach at Wingate University near Charlotte, has quietly lived in Indian Land over the past nine years while coaching at Queens University and now Wingate. A native of Indiana, Good moved to the area when he took over the Queens program in 2004.
  • Shining all-stars
    Staff Reports The 9-10-year-old Lancaster Dixie Youth American League all-stars won the District 2 AAA/Minors League Championship Wednesday, July 10, at Chester’s Rodman Park in a convincing fashion, downing the Union National League all-stars, 15-0. The Lancaster American League all-stars went 5-0 during the tournament. Blayne Small pitched all three innings of the championship game.
  • AA Machine Pitch team to play in regional
    Staff Reports The Lancaster Dixie Youth AA Machine Pitch team all-stars were eliminated from the state championship on Tuesday, July 9, in Georgetown after losing two games. Game 1 Play opened in the championship on Saturday, July 6. Lancaster lost to Aynor 7-6. Aynor scored seven times in the bottom of the fifth inning to clutch the win. Leading hitters were Adam Wright, Carter Nunnery and Landon Peavy. Game 2 and 3 The team won two games on Sunday, July 7, beating Hilton Head, 18-12, and Midland Valley, 16-3.
  • CPTC qualifies 21 for AAU Olympics
    Staff Reports The Columbus Parker Track Club qualified 21 athletes to compete at the AAU National Junior Olympics to be held at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich. The club received 55 awards at the qualifying meet in Columbia, with Tyrek Salley leading the way with 35 points and Makaiah Wallace of Indian Land adding 31 points. Salley, in the 13-14 boys, won the 3,000-meter race walk and 100 hurdles. He placed third in the discus and was a member of the second-place 4 x 100 relay.