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Today's Sports

  • P-31 team in busy week

    Lancaster Post 31 is in a busy week of League V baseball play as it looks to take the league title as it heads to the Legion baseball Upper State playoffs.
    Lancaster, in a rare Sunday game, dropped a 6-5 home loss to Rock Hill Post 34 at Eggleton Field.
    P-31, up 3-0 at one point in the game, saw Rock Hill P-34 rally to take the one-run win.
    Lancaster, 7-3, battled to the wire, scoring two runs in the final frame.
    Brady Horton opened the Lancaster ninth with a hit and Druw Rollings drew a walk to put runners at first and second.

  • AAA stars open strong in...

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars (ages 10U) are going great guns in the District Two tournament at the Rodman Complex in Richburg.
    The AAA stars are 2-0 after ripping Gaffney, 24-3 and York, 20-0.
    The Lancaster stars routed Gaffney by 21 runs on Monday night at the Rodman Complex.
    Toby Taylor paced the AAA stars with a single, double and a triple and scored two runs.
    Kaden Sapp supplied two hits and a double and tallied a run.

  • Alexus Motes captures first...

    Alexus Motes highlighted racing action at Lancaster Super Speedway, taking her first career win in the M&M Garage Extreme 4 non-winners race Saturday night.
    Motes and the W12 car of Keith Woolford battled for the top spot when the green flag waved. Woolford grabbed the early lead, while Motes gave chase.
    As the laps ticked off, Motes started to run down Woolford.
    Coming to the white flag, Motes was all over Woolford’s back bumper, pushing him down the front straightaway.

  • 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.

  • Mangum notches two checkers at...

    Veteran driver Timbo Mangum dashed to a pair of wins to highlight action at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday night.
    Mangum and Benji Knight were on the front row for the SECA Crate Late Model main. When the green flag dropped, Knight, Mangum, Brandy Baker and Travis Steele roared into turn one battling for the lead. Exiting turn two, Mangum, Knight, Steele and Baker battled for the top spot.
    As the laps ticked off, it became a three-car battle as Mangum, Knight and Steele began to distance themselves from the rest of the field.

  • Dixie Baseball stars start strong

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA (8U) all-stars opened play in the 2016 District 2 tournament, taking a thrilling 6-5 win over the Union all-stars at the Cherokee Sports Complex in Gaffney on Saturday. The Union team is the defending state champion and was the World Series runner-up.
    Lancaster built a 5-1 lead and was able to hold on for the one-run win.
    “We put the pressure on Union by scoring three runs in that first inning and played great defense to hold on for the win” Lancaster manager John Avant said.