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Today's Sports

  • McMurray inducted into S.C....

    Lancaster native Bennie McMurray, who built powerhouse baseball teams at Lewisville and Buford high schools, was inducted to the S.C. Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame on May 23.

    McMurray, who won 419 games as a high school baseball coach at three different schools, was enshrined along with the late Strother Sligh (Irmo High School), Jerry Stoots (Stall High School of Charleston) and Forrest “Whitey” Kendall of Parker High School in Greenville.

  • Post 31 returns to League V play...

    The Lancaster American Legion Post 31 will look to get on track Monday when P-31 returns to League V play.

    Lancaster, 0-2 on the season, will open the second week of League V Legion baseball play with a game with Fort Mill Post 43.

    Lancaster, off last week with the 2017 high school graduation, opened play the week of May 22 when it dropped two road losses to York Post 66.

    York, in the first meeting, took a 10-0 win over Lancaster.

    In the second game at York, P-31 dropped a 7-0 setback to Post 66.

  • Tar Heels’ Paul named ITA...

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – On the heels of the University of North Carolina men's tennis program’s landmark 29-5 season, Tar Heels head coach Sam Paul, a Lancaster native, has been honored as the Wilson/Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Coach of the Year.

  • Hinson leads BHS girls soccer...

    Buford High School senior striker Victoria Hinson led the Lady Jackets’ soccer honors for the 2017 season.

    Hinson, the team MVP, was also selected as the Region IV-AA Player of the Year for girls soccer. 

    Hinson, an all-region pick, led the Lady Jackets of coach Bob Bowen with a team-high 36 goals and eight assists on the BHS girls’ 16-1 season.

    Buford posted a 16-0 mark in regular-season play.

  • Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models...

    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models return to the Lancaster Super Speedway to highlight racing action at the big half-mile oval Saturday night.
    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models consist of Super Late Models, Limited Late Models, 525's and Crate Late Models combined.
    BROLM's owner Jason Smoot has made the rules where all the Late Models will be on an even playing field for the race.

  • Piranhas open 2017 swim season

    The Lancaster Piranhas youth swim team opened their 2017 season with a non-region meet with Fort Mill at the Lancaster County pool on Thursday.
    The Lancaster swim team, led by first-year coach Daniela Sanchez Gelpke, will open its season in the Metrolina Swim League on Monday with a home meet with River Hills.
    Following the meet with River Hills, the Piranhas will return to action June 12 with an away meet with Lake Wylie.
    Lancaster will host Tega Cay on June 15.
    The LC Pirranhas will swim at Rock Hill Country Club on June 19.

  • Deese leads BHS hoops awards

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets basketball team recently honored its top performers for the 2016-17 hoops season, with senior Morgan Deese leading the BHS girls awards.
    Deese earned the Lady Jackets MVP, reaping all-region honors with 10.7 points and 10.3 rebounds a game.
    Hunter Allen, an all-region selection, earned the team’s Jacket Pride Award. Allen averaged 10 points a game and 7.1 rebounds for the Lady Jackets.
    Allen also averaged 2.9 assists and 2.8 steals a game.

  • Jackets honor baseball aces

    The Buford High School baseball team honored a host of players for their stellar play during the 2017 season at the annual BHS baseball awards last week.
    Dylan Sistare, the Jackets’ third baseman and pitcher, reaped the Offensive MVP with a .284 batting average, a home run, 21 runs batted in and a .444 slugging percentage. Sistare led the Jackets in hits – 23, and doubles – 10.
    Junior outfielder Shylyn Wright, in his first season of high school baseball, was selected the team’s Most Improved Player.

  • York blanks P-31 again in Leage...

    The Lancaster American Legion Post 31 team is off to a slow start in League V baseball play.

    Lancaster, 0-2, fell to York, 7-0 in its last outing Thursday, May 25 in York.

    P-31 opened the 2017 season, dropping a 10-0 road loss to York Post 66 earlier in the week.

  • Love halts Baker’s race streak

    Driver Tyler Love ended Andrew Baker’s Renegade Division four-race win streak to highlight action at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday night.

    Love was followed by Baker, James Marion, Kyle Norwood and Jason Knight in the Renegade top five.

    In the Super Stock Division, Ronnie Mosley made it four checkers in four races.

    Mosley was followed by Brent Hodges, Brandy Baker, Matthew Cauthen and Jeffrey McGuirt.