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Community Sports

  • Hodges wins two in July 5 race
    Michael Knight For The Lancaster News Brent Hodges was in the spotlight at Lancaster Super Speedway with two wins Saturday, July 5. Hodges took the checkers in the Pro Street and Crate Sportsman divisions. In the Pro Street main event, the front row was Brent Hodges and Joseph Richardson. When the green flag fell, Hodges, Richardson, Brandy Baker and Andrew Baker battled for the lead in turn one. Exiting turn two, Hodges had the lead, with Baker and Richardson right behind him.
  • Slayton playing key role in FM Knicks' run
     An Andrew Jackson High School basketball player is spending his summer, honing his hoops skills and earning hardwood honors. Michael Slayton, an AJHS junior, is a member of the Fort Mill Knicks who have earned a bid to the 16U AAU national tournament in Orlando, Fla., July 16-20.
  • P-31 juniors face Greenwood Post 20 to open Legion playoffs
      The Lancaster Post 31 junior team, which finished regular-season play as the League V runner, will open the 2014 S.C. American Legion playoffs with a home game against Greenwood. The series, a best-of-three first-round series, moves to Greenwood Post 20 for game two on Tuesday, July 8.
  • AAA stars win district
      The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars capped an unbeaten run to capture the Dixie Youth Baseball District 2 tournament at the Timken Sports Complex in Union on Wednesday, July 2.
  • AAA stars win district
      The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars capped an unbeaten run to capture the Dixie Youth Baseball District 2 tournament at the Timken Sports Complex in Union on Wednesday, July 2.
  • Juniors rally to down Rock Hill
      The Lancaster Post 31 juniors baseball team capped League V regular-season play, notching a pair of wins. The P-31 juniors, 10-4, rallied for a 5-4 win over Rock Hill Post 34 to end regular-season action with an exciting comeback victory Wednesday, July 2.
  • Sharks capture road swim win over Chester
      The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation swim team Sharks capped an unbeaten regular season with a 244-126 road win over the Chester Waves on Thursday, June 26. Charlee Brooke Henry, Simon Wright and Gracie Scott led the Sharks with four wins each in the meet.
  • AA stars win state title
      The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA National League all-stars, in the machine pitch league, are a diamond machine producing their share of historic success. The AA Nationals, 10-1 in postseason play, completed a 5-0 run in the Dixie Youth Baseball AA machine pitch state tournament Tuesday, July 1.
  • P-31 seniors split home twin bill with Clover
      The Lancaster Post 31 Legion baseball senior team split a League V twin bill with Clover Post 38 on Monday, June 30 at Eggleton Field. Lancaster fell to Clover, 6-1, but the P-31 seniors rebounded to top Clover, 2-1.
  • AA Nationals capture state crown
      The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA National all-stars completed an unbeaten run (5-0) in capturing the machine pitch state championship on Tuesday, July 1 at Greenwood Park in Florence. The Lancaster AA NL stars rolled to a 14-1 win over Aynor to wrap up the state crown, the first for the Lancaster Dixie Baseball program.