Community Sports

  • Makos post swim win over Kershaw
    Staff Reports  The Lancaster Makos evened their recreation swim season record at 1-1 with a 321-216 win over Kershaw at the Kershaw Aquatics Center on Thursday. The Makos were led by Michaela Burton, Will Burton, Anna Funderburk, Noah Phillips and Gracie Scott who posted three wins each. Riley Burton, Emily Durant, Jennifer Hinton, Tamra Tipton, Grayson Young and Jayden Young each had two wins. Makena Barker, Hailey Burton, Landon Digh, Coulter Jackson and Zack Mothershed each posted a win.
  • Dixie Baseball sets all-star teams
    Staff Reports Lancaster Dixie Baseball has set its all-star baseball teams for the 2012 postseason tournaments. The AA all-stars, ages 7-8, are the Yankees’ Landon Williams, Austin Kennington, Bryce Helms, Owen Phillips and Tanner McLemore; Angels’ Tyler Trimnal, Ashton Phillips, Austin Faile; Cubs’ J.P. Cunningham, Kevin Wooden, Adam Wright; Braves’ Landon Deese, Jarrett Laney, Brady Jackson. The AA stars open district play in Chester on June 25.
  • CPTC qualifies 24 for national meet
    The Columbus Parker Track Club qualified 24 athletes at the district qualifying meet to compete at the national qualifying meet in Douglasville, Ga. The club received 60 awards with 35 being medals, 13 gold. The CPTC also received 17 silver, eight bronze, 10 fourth places, 6 fifth places, 3 sixth places and 3 seventh places. Meet results: 9-10 girls Shot put – 1. Armoni Evans Long jump – 6. Armoni Evans 9-10 boys Shot put – 4. Terrell McGriff Race walk – 1. Darius Brice, 2. Terrell McGriff
  • Lancaster Tigers win over Chester
    The Lancaster Tigers swim team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 325-211 win over the Chester Waves on Tuesday at the Lancaster County pool. Charlee Brooke Henry, Lauren Spencer and Jonah Faile each had four firsts to pace the Tigers.
  • Post 31 team remains unbeaten
    The Lancaster Post 31 baseball team remained the lone unbeaten team in American Legion League V play, taking a 6-2 win over Fort Mill Post 34 on Wednesday night. Lancaster, 5-0, built a 4-0 lead through seven innings before Fort Mill answered with two runs in the eighth inning.
  • Little League crowns champs
    The 2012 Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Little League baseball program featured 25 teams throughout the county this season. The leagues were coach pitch, ages 7-8; minors, 9-10; and majors, 11-12.
  • Dirt Diamonds defend title
    The Dirt Diamonds 14-under softball team opened the season May 11 with a second-place finish, 5-2 record, in the WFC spring World Series in Sumter.
  • Rain causes P-31 to reset games
          The Lancaster Post 31 American Legion baseball teams have been trying to dodge the rain this week.
  • LDB salutes standouts
          Lancaster Dixie Baseball honored top players, coaches and teams at the youth baseball league’s annual season-ending awards at Gandy Field on Saturday, June 9.
  • Area USC fans jubilant over baseball success
          Lancaster area University of South Carolina Gamecock baseball fans are glowing with June jubilation as the USC team returns to the College World Series to bid for a possible third straight national crown.