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Today's Sports

  • Little League all-stars in pool...

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Little League all-star teams launched postseason tournament play this week.

    In pool A, Lancaster National lost to Fairfield 9-8 on Tuesday.

    On Wednesday night, Lancaster National fell to Tega Cay/Fort Mill C, 15-5 at Runde field in Tega Cay.

    The Nationals played Tega Cay/Fort Mill A on Thursday night in the final game of pool play.

    In Pool B Lancaster American beat Tega Cay/Fort Mill B, 16-9 in its first game on Wednesday night. The Americans met Lake Wylie on Thursday.

  • Dixie Softball district tourney...

    The Dixie Softball District II tournament opens today and is scheduled to continue to Tuesday at Springdale Park at the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission office.

    Four Lancaster teams will be involved in all-star softball play.

    The Lancaster all-star teams include the Darlings, ages 7-8; Angels, ages 9-10; Ponytails, ages 11-12; and Belles, ages 13-15.

    The Belles’ field includes Chester and Lewisville. Greg Robinson is the Belles all-star coach.

    Games in the district tournament are slated for 6 and 8 p.m.

  • Dixie all-stars to begin play

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA all-stars, ages 7-8, open play Monday at Chester in best of three tournament.

  • Juniors roll in League V Legion...

    The Lancaster Legion Post 31 junior team opened the week with a tough one-run road loss to Pineville, but rebounded to net two solid wins in League V play.

    The juniors, 13-2 overall, improved to 11-1 in league play with a 17-6 win over York Post 66 at Eggleton Field on Wednesday night.

    The night prior in Union, Lancaster rolled to an 11-1 win in six innings.

  • SMC signs Bruins' duo

    Spartanburg Methodist College doubled up on Monday in the Lancaster High School media center.

    SMC added a pair of LHS basketball standouts to the Pioneers’ fold with the signing of guards Xavier Holloway and Tracey Ingram.

    “This is a great day for Lancaster High School and Lancaster Bruin basketball,” LHS coach Ricardo Priester said. “I’m extremely proud of Xavier and Tracey for all the dedication and commitment they have displayed since being at LHS.

  • Seniors blast Rock Hill

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior team broke out the bats and battered Rock Hill 19-6 in League V play on Monday night.

    Lancaster, 5-8, 4-8, ignited for 24 hits in taking the 13-run win over Post 34. P-31 scored at least two runs in every inning but one.

    “Our bats came alive and it was at a good time,” Lancaster Post 31 coach Tyler Anderson said. “We had our game working in all phases and that was needed.

  • LCST Sharks defeat Waves in home...

    The Lancaster County swim team raised its mark to 3-0 with a dominating 468-82 home win over the Chester Waves on June 15.

    The Sharks were paced by Lauren Spencer, Coulter Jackson, Jonah Faile and Elizabeth Catoe who had four wins apiece.

    Kelly Sullivan, Grayson Young, Jonathan Wade and Charlee Brooke Henry notched three firsts each in the meet.

    Kailee Glover, Alaina Houghtaling, Makenzie Henry, Pagan Glenn and Jory Pettit each had two firsts.

  • Mangum prevails in LMS dirt duel

    Lancaster Motor Speedway fans were treated to a tough dirt duel in the NDRA Crate Late Model race on Saturday night.

    The front row featured heat winners Timbo Mangum and Brandy Baker, and the fans were on their feet for the race.

    When the green flag dropped, Baker and Mangum were side by side entering turns one and two. Coming out of turn two, Mangum held the lead over Baker.

  • Lancaster Futbol Club off to...

    The Lancaster Futbol Club kicked off its 2010 summer soccer program with the boys’ group entering 3v3 competition in tournament play.

    The team’s first tournament was in Lancaster where they played against local and teams from around the state.

    The LFC team, consisting of Justin Knight, Jaden Driggers, Chase Christensen, Chad Kiser, Kola George, Austin Blackwell, and coached by Lon Christensen, rallied from a slow start to place third.

    The boys then returned to their training regimen and began working toward their next tournament in Mooresville, N.C.

  • Juniors build League V lead

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior team completed a perfect week with a 7-3 road win over Gaffney on Thursday night.

    “The win was huge because it helped us to pad our league lead,” Lancaster P-31 junior team coach Sam Sinclair said. “It’s been a tremendous week for our team and this was a good way to cap it.”

    Lancaster, 11-1, 9-1, wasted no time in getting the edge and taking control of the issue.