Community Sports

  • USCL women post first win at new field
     The University of South Carolina Lancaster women’s soccer team posted a historic win Sunday, Aug. 26. The Lady Lancers defeated the NJCAA Region X foe Wake Tech Lady Eagles, 5-4 in overtime for the first win at the new USCL soccer field.
  • Dirt Diamonds shine in play
    The Dirt Diamonds travel softball team went 5-0 and captured the CSA 14U national championship Aug. 11-12 in Florence. The Diamonds, in pool play, defeated the Sumter Shockers 5-4 (win Haley Vincent) and Carolina Reign 8-0 (win Haley Vincent).
  • 10th Diabetes Educaton Clinic tourney set
    Anniversaries are always important, but achieving the 10th anniversary of a fund-raiser is a record-setting event. On Saturday, Aug. 25, the Diabetes Education Clinic will set a new record in Lancaster with its 10th annual captain’s choice golf tournament.
  • Miller team prevails in Family Promise tourney
          The team of Milford Miller took top honors in the annual Family Promise of Lancaster County captain’s choice golf tournament Saturday afternoon at the Lancaster Golf Club.
  • Lancers to open soccer season Friday
    Friday marks the opening day for the University of South Carolina at Lancaster women’s and men’s soccer program. The Lancers will play their home matches on campus this season at their new field located below the Carol Ray Dowling Center off Hubbard Drive.
  • Founders wins Fore the Children tournament
    Team Founders won the title in the recent Child Evangelism Fellowship captain’s choice golf tournament at Edgewater Golf Club. The Founders team included Jay Rainey, Sonny Rushing, Joe McCain and Allie McCain.
  • Thomas Harris had noteworthy life with us
    Not long ago, I was going through some papers in my desk and came across a thank you note from a high school athlete.
  • Banks’ late charge nets title
    Robert Howey rhowey@thelancasternews.com Taylor Banks called his two-time defense of the Lancaster Golf Club championship “a dogfight,” and fittingly so because in the end he’s still the links’ top dog. Banks, the former Buford High School and University of South Carolina Lancaster star golfer, who is now at Francis Marion University in Florence, shot a six under 138 (69-69) to edge ever-battling Dalton Bradley by a shot to capture his third straight LGC crown.
  • Banks shoots for 3-peat
          Taylor Banks is going for a three-peat in the annual Lancaster Golf Club championship this weekend.
  • Terry leads LJGA play in Small tourney
    Matthew Terry shot an even par 144 (73-71) to capture the boys 15-18 win in the Roy Small Junior Championship and the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association age division title. Terry, a Central High School of Pageland golfer, also earned the chapter’s Player of the Year Award.