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Community Sports

  • Makos notch swim win over Lancaster Tigers
          The Lancaster Makos topped the Lancaster Tigers, 274-272 in a close meet at the Lancaster County pool on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Crawford launches run for Olympics
    Shawn Crawford’s bid for a 2012 Summer Olympics berth hits full stride today at the U.S. Olympic Trials at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore. Crawford, the Van Wyck native and former Indian Land High  star athlete, will run in the 200-meter qualifying race today at 4:45 p.m.
  • York rallies to edge P-31
    York ignited for five runs in the sixth inning on the way to a 5-2 win over Lancaster Post 31 in American Legion baseball League V play Monday. York trailed 1-0 to the bottom of the sixth when Post 66, bolstered by a three-run home run, erupted for five runs to take a 5-1 lead on the way to the three-run win.
  • American League stars seek to rebound in Little League tourney
          The Lancaster American League all-stars returned to the Springdale Park diamond Tuesday night to seek to stay alive in the Little League Baseball district tournament.
  • Hunter education course set for July 13 in Van Wyck
    The Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources and Clemson Extension 4-H has planned a hunter’s education class on Friday, July 13 from 9 a.m. To 3 p.m. at the Van Wyck Community Building. The class will be taught by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources for people age 12 and up.
  • Darlings stars win district
    Robert Howey rhowey@thelancasternews.com The Lancaster County Dixie Softball Darlings all-stars capped an impressive run to earn a bid to the state tournament next month in Hanahan. The Darlings stars, ages 7-8, completed a 4-0 run with a 15-9 win over the Chester stars. The Darlings’ six-run win sends them to the state tournament July 6 at Hanahan of North Charleston.
  • Payseur posts 71 to pace LJGA play
    Staff Reports The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association capped the first half of its regular-season tournament play with a visit to the Kershaw Golf Club on Monday, June 18. Josh Payseur, who plays for the Great Falls High School golf team, made his first appearance for the season in the boys 15-18 age division and made it count with a one-under 71 over 18 holes. “Josh can play with the best of them and it showed it at Kershaw on Monday,” Lancaster chapter director Raymon Chisom said. “He had a solid day.”
  • Makos post win over Stingrays
    Staff Reports The Lancaster Makos improved to 3-1 on the season, taking a 333-190 win over the Kershaw Stingrays on Tuesday, June 19, at the Lancaster County pool. The Makos were led by Will Burton, Emily Durant, Nathan Reid and Gracie Scott, who posted four wins each in the meet. Taylor Teague, Michaela Burton and Grayson Young each had three wins for the Makos. Jaden Young added two wins for the Makos.
  • P-31 juniors fall to Rock Hill P-34
    Staff Reports The Lancaster Post 31 junior baseball team fell to 3-8 on the season, dropping back-to-back games to Rock Hill Post 34. On Thursday at home, Rock Hill edged the Lancaster juniors, 10-7. On Wednesday, Rock Hill rolled to a 12-1 home win over Lancaster. In the game Thursday night at Eggleton Field, Trey Payne went six innings and took the loss. He allowed seven hits, six walks and hit a batter. Payne struck out four. Austin Pate worked an inning in relief and fanned one.
  • P-31 seniors rebound with road win
    Staff Reports The Lancaster Post 31 senior team ignited for seven runs over the final three innings to notch a 12-8 American Legion baseball League V road win over Clover Post 38 on Tuesday night. The four-run win came after P-31 had dropped its first league loss in a 12-3 defeat to Rock Hill Post 34 on Monday night at Eggleton Field.