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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

  • Cox qualifies for U.S. Junior...

    Andrew Jackson High School golf star Emily Cox has qualified for the USGA Junior Girls Championship for the second straight year.
    Cox, an all-state and all-region golfer at AJ, used clutch play to earn the prestigious bid to the national field.
    Four qualifying spots and two alternate positions were up for grabs in the US Junior Girls Qualifier held at the Columbia Country Club in Blythewood on the Ridgewood and Tall Pines courses last week.

  • Post 31 in battle for League V...

    Lancaster Post 31 is shooting for a strong finish on the 2016 American Legion baseball regular season.
    P-31, in the thick of the League V title race for the season, entered play Thursday night, down a game to Rock Hill after dropping an 11-6 road loss to Post 34 at the South Pointe High School baseball field on Wednesday night.
    Rock Hill held a 6-5 lead late and was able to stay on top for the five-run win.
    Rock Hill, with the win, is 9-3, while Lancaster is 8-4. In four meetings on the season, Lancaster went 2-2 with Rock Hill.

  • AAA wins district title

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars completed a stellar tournament run, rolling to a 4-0 mark and the District Two crown highlighted by a 13-0 win over Gaffney in four innings at the Rodman Sports Complex in Chester County on Wednesday night.
    The mound duo of Kaden Sapp and Adam Wright teamed for the shutout. Sapp hurled three innings and notched nine strikeouts, while Wright went an inning and fanned two.

  • Douglas hails Summitt a coach...

    Former Tennessee and Andrew Jackson High School basketball star Karla Douglas, the former Karla Horton, called the passing of her UT Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt “another gut punch.”
    Douglas knows all too well. She’s been there.
    Five months ago, she lost her husband David, a former Tennessee standout lineman who later played in the NFL with Cincinnati and New England, to brain cancer. Some five years ago, she lost her son, Aaron, who also played college football.

  • LSS set to host FUEL Racing...

    With Independence Day and freedom appreciation on the minds of many drivers and fans, the FUEL Racing Series is set to kick off holiday celebrations with back-to-back races this weekend at Carolina Speedway (Gastonia, N.C.) and Lancaster Super Speedway.
     With six events in the books this season, the weekend’s doubleheader sets the tone for the stretch run to the 2016 series championship.
    Jonathan Edwards sits atop the championship standings heading into tonight’s race at Carolina Speedway.