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Today's Sports

  • Angels, Ponytails stars going to...

    Two Lancaster County Dixie Softball all-star teams are state-bound after winning District 2 championships Wednesday night at Springdale Park.
    The Angels all-stars, ages 9-10, wrapped up the district crown with an 11-1 win over Union County.
    The Angels stars entered play Wednesday unbeaten in tournament play, but dropped a 4-3 loss to Union to force a winner-take-all second game with Union.

  • Lancaster P31 downs Clover, 6-3

    Lancaster Post 31 pushed its League V record to 3-2, taking a 6-3 win over Clover Post 38 at Harvey Eggleton Field on Tuesday night.
    Lancaster, which went 1-2 in the Carolinas Challenge tournament in Asheboro, N.C., over the weekend, was on its game Tuesday night.
    Post 31 built an early 4-0 cushion on the way to the three-run win over Post 38.
    Eric Miles, the Buford High School ace right-hander, worked five innings for the win. He struck out six and allowed two walks, a run and two hits.

  • Dixie Baseball Ozone fights for...

    Brent Stogner
    For The Lancaster News

    Two Lancaster Dixie Baseball  all-star teams went to bat in the  2016 District 2 Tournament at the York Recreation Complex on Tuesday night. One advanced to the district title game Thursday night, while the other fell in the second round.

    Ozone pounds Gaffney, 17-1
    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball Ozone (12-under) all-stars continued to roll in the 2016 District 2 Tournament at the York Recreation Complex on Tuesday night.

  • Bounty Night at speedway Saturday

    This Saturday night is Bounty Night and Bonus Money at Lancaster Super Speedway.
    Speedway owner Doug McManus put up a $100 bounty on the Bakers (Andrew and Brandy) in the Montgomery Towing Super Stock Division.
    Then two more sponsors stepped up and put up more bounty money on the Bakers. Swankyville and Rocky's Electric have put up $100 each to any driver who can beat the Bakers this Saturday night, for a total bounty of $300.

  • Sports Briefs: June 24, 2016

    USCL sets soccer tryouts
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster has set soccer tryouts for the 2016 women’s and men’s teams.
    The open tryouts are July 15, with the men’s tryouts from 9 to 10:30 a.m., and the women’s tryouts 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    For details, call Lancers soccer coach Alex Tarque at (803) 245-8593 or the USCL athletic office at (803) 313-7464.

    LCPRC sets swim lessons

  • Ozone stars roll to district...

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball (12U) Ozone team was victorious in defending its District 2 crown Thursday night at the York Recreation Complex in York.

    The Lancaster Ozone stars, coming off a 17-1 victory over Gaffney on Tuesday night, faced Gaffney in the championship game after Gaffney worked its way into the championship game through the tourney’s loser’s bracket.

  • Juniors post solid scores at...

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association capped first round play – opening three tournaments – with a visit to the Kershaw Golf Club on Monday.

    The older boys golfers posted some solid scores to highlight the action on a hot day on the Kershaw course.

    The boys 13-14 age group had a strong showing, with Caleb Henson shooting a three-under 69 (34-35) to take a one-shot win. Henson, the Buford High ace golfer, notched six birdies and nine pars for the day.

  • Lancaster P-31 sweeps York

    Lancaster Post 31 capped a banner week with a League V sweep of host York Post 66 at York Comprehensive High School on Friday night.

    Lancaster P-31, 7-2 in League V play, moved into first place with the sweep of P-66.

    Lancaster opened the twin bill with a 1-0 win and then rallied from a 3-2 deficit to take a 6-3 win over York to complete the sweep.

    York, seeking the split, held a 3-2 lead going to the top of the seventh inning when Lancaster mounted its comeback.

  • Prep legend Smith retires at...

    John Smith lost his first-ever game as coach at Great Falls, falling to the Chester Cyclones in 1969. He lost his last one, too, dropping a tough decision to the McBee Panthers in February...but in-between, he did pretty well.
    Smith, the winningest basketball coach in state history, announced Tuesday he was stepping down as coach and athletic director of the Red Devils. He leaves with 943 career wins, 19 Upper State championships and eight state crowns.

  • Softball stars going strong

    The Lancaster County Dixie Softball teams are going strong in the Dixie Softball District 2 tournament at Springdale Park.
    The Lancaster County Angels stars, ages 9-10, are unbeaten with a 3-0 record.
    The Angels stars opened with an 18-2 win over Chester and then notched a 9-4 win over Union on Sunday.
    On Monday, the Angels rolled to a 31-9 victory over Lewisville.