Community Sports

  • P-31 seniors win opener
          The Lancaster Post 31 American Legion senior team opened its 70th baseball season, posting an 8-4 win over Fort Mill Post 43 at the Fort Mill field on Tuesday, May 21.
  • Bailey tops field in Chalk Walk
          Buford High School track coach and math teacher Jareth Bailey ran a 19:44 to win the third annual Chalk Walk at BHS on Saturday, May 11.
  • Lancers fall twice in district tourney
          The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers had a short stay in the NJCAA Eastern District baseball tournament on Friday, May 17.
  • Lancers face Crusaders in district tournament
          The University of South Carolina Lancers’ baseball team is hoping to score some diamond history this weekend.
  • Mr. Simpson taught me to bunt and more
          Sunday was somewhat bitter-sweet. Mother’s Day is a family celebration with the spotlight on my wife Anne.
  • Mrs. Criminger, like many moms, close to perfect
          Each time I head down U.S. 521 South for an athletic event at Andrew Jackson High School, I always have memories of the late Andrew Jackson HighVolunteers’ correspondent Mike Criminger.
  • Lancers earn district bid as X runner-up
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers have earned a bid to the National Junior College Athletic Association Eastern District baseball tournament. The Lancers, with a runner-up finish in the Region X tournament in Burlington, N.C., on Wednesday, May 10, reaped the coveted bid. “Our backs were really to the wall, but we came back fighting and I’m really proud of this team and the character they showed through long games and rain delays.
  • Lancers down Fire Ants in Region X tournament
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers stayed alive in the Region X baseball tournament, taking a 7-1 win over the USC Sumter Fire Ants on Tuesday, May 7 in Burlington, N.C. Wade Arduini was the winning hurler, working 8.1 innings, allowing seven hits and three walks. He fanned five and allowed a run. Logan Segee worked two-thirds of an inning in scoreless relief.
  • Lady Lancers’ season ends in region tourney
    The University of South Carolina Lady Lancers saw their softball season end with a pair of losses in the Region X tournament at USC Aiken. USC Salkehatchie defeated USCL 7-5 on Saturday, April 27. Callie Wayne, who worked five innings, took the loss, allowing three hits, six runs, four earned runs and seven walks. She fanned six. Kayla Lloyd worked two innings and gave up two hits, one run, one earned run and a walk. She struck out one.
  • Faile named to Capital One Academic All-District squad
    FLORENCE – Tristan Faile, a senior third baseman on the Francis Marion University women’s softball team, has been named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District III Team for NCAA Division II.  This is the second consecutive year the Lancaster, S.C., native has earned this honor. Faile has compiled a 3.86 grade point average as a biology major.  A first-team selection, she now becomes eligible to earn Academic All-American honors, with voting to be done in the near future.