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Today's Sports

  • P-31 rips Chester for first win

    Lancaster Post 31 broke into the win column in a big way, rolling to an 18-5 win over Chester Post 27 at Eggleton Field on Monday night.

    Lancaster, 0-5 entering the game, ignited in the opening frame to score seven runs and take control on the way to the American Legion baseball League V win.

    The early seven-run surge was enough to give P-31 the edge and the Lancaster team rolled from that point.

    Trey Rollings opened the first inning with a single and Christian Joplin, with an out, followed with a run-scoring single.

  • Sports Talk: Jackson earned his...

    Clemson baseball fans were obviously disappointed that the host Tigers fell in the NCAA regional tournament championship game last weekend, but they had to be elated Sunday night with the effort of senior right-hander Tyler Jackson.

    Jackson, a graduate transfer from USC Upstate in Spartanburg, hurled a two-hit shutout in the Tigers’ 6-0 win over the Vanderbilt Commodores to force the title game Monday, when Vandy wrapped up the tourney with a win for a berth in the Super Regional at Oregon State this weekend.

  • Scholarship to honor Thornwell

    Staff, news reports

    COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina athletics department has announced a drive to fund the first endowed scholarship for a men’s basketball student-athlete in honor of Lancaster native Sindarius Thornwell, a former Lancaster High School basketball star.

  • Dixie Baseball honors top...

    Lancaster Dixie Baseball capped its 63rd season June 1 when the LDB city tournament championship games were completed at the Wylie Park Complex.

    “We’ve had a great season.  There were more postponements than usual, due to the rain, but overall it was a success,” Lancaster Dixie Baseball chairman Dale Laney said. 

    “Our older age groups even got to play some games with our neighboring communities, like Lewisville and Fort Mill.  

  • Post 31 falls to Fort Mill

    Lancaster Post 31 will return to Legion baseball League V play Monday when P-31 faces Chester Post 27 in week three of the regular season.

    Lancaster, 0-5, is still in search of its first win on the 2017 Legion baseball campaign.

    The League V regular season, in a new format, has a best-of-three series each week between two league teams. Lancaster went 0-2 with York Post 66 in week one, with a game rained out that week. The contest with York, a P-31 home game, has not been reset.

  • Local junior golfers launch 2017...

    Lancaster High School standout golfer Trey Crenshaw shot an even-par 72 to take a one-shot win to highlight action in the boys 13-14 age group at the 2017 Lancaster chapter opener of the S.C. Junior Golf Association on Monday at Lancaster Golf Club.

    Crenshaw’s 72 gave him a narrow win over fellow LHS golfer Mason Tucker, a close second with a one-over 73. Tucker tallied four birdies.

    Crenshaw’s effort included a 35-37 with five birdies and nine pars on the day.

  • All LSS eyes on Mosley Saturday

    The eyes of Lancaster Super Speedway will be focused on one driver at the race track Saturday night.

    Fans will be watching Ronnie Mosley, the driver of the No. 9 Super Stock race car.

    Mosley has gone five for five in his visits to Lancaster, undefeated on the 2017 LSS season.

    Mosley has also won three straight races at Lancaster, which by rule he will have to start in the rear of the field Saturday.

  • Post 31 drops home opener

    Lancaster Post 31 fell to 0-3 on the season, dropping an 11-5 loss to Fort Mill Post 43 in the P-31 American Legion baseball League V home opener at Eggleton Field on Tuesday night.

    Lancaster stayed within striking distance for most of the night, but was unable to get the clutch hit in dropping the six-run loss to Post 43.

    Neil Taylor, coming off his freshman season at Erskine College after playing at Lancaster High in 2016, drilled a two-run homer in the Post 31 first inning.

  • Yarbrough posts Blue Ridge...

    Adam Yarbrough highlighted action at Lancaster Super Speedway, capturing the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models win Saturday night.

    Yarbrough and David Yandle were on the front row for the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models main.

    As soon as the green flag dropped to start the race, Yandle, Yarbrough, Timbo Mangum and Brandon O'Neil roared into turn one battling for the lead.

    Exiting turn two, Yandle, Yarbrough, Mangum and O'Neil  battled for the lead.

    As the laps ticked off, Yarbrough took the lead from Yandle.

  • FM swimmers top Lancaster

    Fort Mill downed Lancaster 578-494 in the Piranhas opener June 1 at the Lancaster County pool.

    The Lancaster Piranhas girls prevailed 320-227 over the Fort Mill girls, but the Fort Mill boys won, 351-174.

    Lancaster was led Tamra Tipton and Alaina Houghtaling who each had three wins in the meet.

    Ryder Lucas, Taylor Teague, Blaine Plyler and Makenzy Mills each had two wins in the Lancaster.

    Lancaster also posted seven wins in the relay events.