Community Sports

  • Ozones still alive in play
    Staff Reports The Lancaster Ozone all-stars stayed alive in the Dixie Youth district baseball tournament with a 10-0 win over South Spartanburg on Monday night. The tournament is being played at Gandy Field in the Wylie Park Complex. The 10-run win advanced Lancaster to the championship round today. Three Lancaster pitchers teamed to toss a no-hitter in the win over the SS stars. Christian Sinclair, who went two innings, struck out four and walked one.
  • Dixie Majors advance to state
    Staff Reports The Lancaster Dixie Majors boys, ages 16-19, claimed the District 3 championship by defeating York in a best two-out-of three series in York on June 29. In the first game, Lancaster downed York, 7-1. In game one, Brian Williams was the winning pitcher, going three innings with three strikeouts. Scott Mathis went two and one-third innings, struck out three and walked two. Justin Harper went one and two-thirds innings, struck out four, walked two and allowed one run.
  • Bluefins place 5th in meet
     Jane Alford Carolina Gateway Editor The BridgeMill Bluefins wrapped up their season with a fifth-place finish in the All-Star Meet at Mecklenburg Aquatics Center Uptown.  Springfield came in first, followed by Blakeney in second, Providence Downs South third, Charlotte Christian, BridgeMill, Lake Park, Crismark and Fairmeadows in Division 6 of the 69-team Greater Charlotte Swim League. BridgeMill’s all-star winners were:
  • Area teams shine in Aquatics
    The Lancaster Tigers paced the effort at the two-day Aquatics Championships at the Lancaster County pool.
  • Juniors jolt Gaffney, 15-5
          After a couple of nail-biters, the Lancaster Post 31 junior baseball team put the hammer down on Gaffney.
  • Blue stars roll to district crown
          The Lancaster Dixie Boys Blue all-stars put the finishing touches on the District 10 title in convincing fashion.
  • Fall sports registration begins Monday with several changes
          The Joint Recreation Commission has made a few changes to LCPR’s sports and recreation programs for the 2011-2012 year.
  • Makos cap regular-season with win
    The Lancaster Makos capped their regular-season schedule, posting a 328-186 win over Chester at the Lancaster County pool. The Makos, were led by Michaela Burton and Logan Phillips who posted four wins apiece. Taylor Teague, Riley Burton, Anna Funderburk and Bailey Walker each had three wins.
  • Area Golf Notes
    Lancaster golfer Betsy Rushing registered a hole-in-one on No. 7 during a golf outing last month at the Lancaster Golf Club. Rushing used a 4 hybrid to notch the ace.
  • Post 31 juniors rebound
          The Lancaster American Legion junior team rebounded to keep alive its state tournament hopes Wednesday night.