Community Sports

  • Soccer stars set for state
          Three Lancaster County Parks and Recreation youth all-star soccer teams will travel to Sumter on Saturday to compete in the South Carolina Athletic Programs state championship tournament.
  • Gamecocks in control for state championship
          A coveted Southeastern Conference championship is a prize the University of South Carolina football team seeks in this day and age of college football.
  • Thrilling win gives North district title
    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission North small fry all-stars came up big Monday night in a thrilling 16-14 comeback win over Rock Hill at Memorial Stadium. The Lancaster North small fry stars drove 80 yards in three plays and 1:29 to capture the two-point victory and the Central District championship.
  • USC upends Clemson
    Robert Howey rhowey@thelancasternews.com The University of South Carolina, a blend of Gamecocks and USCL Lancers, posted a comeback win in the 10th annual Big Thursday Scholarship golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday afternoon. The USC team, which included golfers sporting USCL royal blue and USC garnet and black, rallied from a  4.5-1.1 deficit to take the comeback victory, 8.5-6.5
  • North small fry all-stars roll
    Eric Rowell For The Lancaster News The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission North small fry all-stars rolled to a 30-12 opening round win over Fairfield County on Friday night at Memorial Stadium. The North small fry all-stars, ages 9-10, snapped a 6-all tie with the first of two Kemarkio Cloud touchdowns to take a 12-6 lead on the way to the 18-point win. Dorian Williams’ one-yard run and Williams’ two-point conversion run put Lancaster County North up, 22-6, but Fairfield County answered.
  • Area hoops teams, players net preseason state honors
    A host of area teams garnered hardwood honors at the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association preseason banquet in Columbia on Wednesday. Two Lancaster County teams – the Lancaster High School boys and Andrew Jackson High School girls – were ranked in the top five of their respective classifications. The Bruins are ranked No. 5 in Class AAAA boys, while the Andrew Jackson High Lady Volunteers are rated No. 3 in Class AA girls.
  • Indian Land Middle School honors fall sports standouts
    From release Indian Land Middle School hosted its annual fall sports banquet Nov. 10. The event is designed primarily to recognize student-athletes in fall sports at ILMS. ILMS principal David McDonald noted the importance of middle school activities and the foundation being one to model character.
  • Palmetto United Fury continues solid soccer play with third straight crown
    Ryan Nelson Palmetto United Futbol Club The Palmetto United Futbol Club GU12 Fury continued its success in impressive fashion. The Fury won  its third straight soccer tournament to bring home the title in the top division of the Capital Area Soccer League Girls Shootout in Raleigh, N.C., on Nov. 5-6. The PUFC Fury, based out of Fort Mill, has team members from the surronding area of Indian Land, Lake Wyllie, Fort Mill, Tega Cay and Clover.
  • LCPRC salutes soccer champions
    Following is a roundup of the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation fall soccer season. Rookies (ages 5-6) Divisional Champions:
  • Small fry all-stars launch rec football postseason play
    Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission youth all-star football teams will open play Thursday night at Lancaster Memorial Stadium. Two all-star games involving small fry teams, ages 9-10, will be held.