The Columbus Parker Track Club racked up 25 ribbons before a late spring storm sent the Lancaster area youth track team home at a meet in Gastonia, N.C.
The CPTC competed against 1,500 athletes at Ashbrook High School. The coaches staff noted the team is improving as it prepares for the state qualifying meet in Spartanburg.
The Lancaster Post 31 junior team used the long ball to extend its Legion baseball League V winning streak to 4-0.
The P-31 juniors, with a pair of key homers in two different innings, stay undefeated with a 7-4 win over Gaffney Post 109 at Eggleton Field on Monday night.
The Columbus Parker Track Club opened its season, capturing 38 ribbons, including six firsts, in a meet with the Charlotte Flights in Charlotte.
The Columbus Parker Track Club, a non-profit organization, is named for its late coach Columbus “Big Daddy” Parker.
The club, which has been in operation for 25 years, is coached by Arthur Benjamin and D. Spratt-Ingram. Tyger Ingram and Eugene Wallace serve as the CPTC assistants.
The team, which has 72 registered members this season, ranges in age from 6-18.
The team of Trevor Banks and Garrett Crenshaw teamed to win the gross division title in the 2011 Fuzzy and Friends Edgewater Golf Classic on Saturday afternoon.
Banks, a former Buford High School state champion golfer who now plays at the University of South Carolina Lancaster, teamed with Crenshaw, a member of the Buford High golf team, to card a 63.
Herbert Jones III of Lancaster has qualified to compete in the Hershey Track and Field state meet.
Hershey has sponsored track and field for the last 34 years, giving young athletes ages 9-14 the chance to compete in running, jumping and throwing.
On April 30, Jones competed unattached at Richland Northeast High School in Columbia at the Hershey Central District meet.
Jones advanced to state, placing second in the 1600-meter run and third in the 800-meter run.
The Lancaster Post 31 senior team survived in a slugfest to post its first win of the 2011 Legion baseball season on Tuesday night in York.
The Post 31 seniors, with a five-run ninth-inning rally, snapped a 12-all draw for a 17-12 League V victory over host Post 66.
The Dirt Diamonds 12U girls traveling softball team cleaned up in the Come Bat For Measles softball tournament sponsored by the American Red Cross in Lexington last weekend.
The Dirt Diamonds posted a 9-1 record, which included a 7-1 bracket mark after going 2-0 in pool play.
The Lancaster Post 31 American Legion senior team came up short in its 2011 baseball opener, but the juniors were impressive in their debut.
The senior team, playing host to Fort Mill, dropped a 15-13 loss to Post 43.
University of South Carolina Lancaster tennis coach Brian Clark has announced the signing of Lugoff-Elgin’s Tyler Horton.
In front of nearly 100 students, including his family, high school coach, and principal, Horton recently signed to play tennis for the Lancers beginning this fall.