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Today's Sports

  • P-31 in state tourney Saturday

    Staff Reports
    Opening round pairings for the S.C. American Legion state tournament are set.
    Lancaster Post 31 will open play Saturday with a 9 a.m. clash with Goose Creek at Dolny Stadium at Lander University.
    The Lancaster vs. Goose Creek game is one of two games set for a 9 a.m. start Saturday.
    West Columbia faces Greer at Greenwood Post 20’s John Nave Stadium at 9.
    The second session of play begins at 7 p.m. Saturday when Greenwood Post 20 meets Sumter at Nave Stadium.

  • NDRA Road Show set for Saturday

    Michael Knight
    For The Lancaster News
    Although the July 21 race at Lancaster Motor Speedway was rained out, it did not stop the racing action for some drivers, who traveled to Sumter Speedway in Sumter and Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney.

  • LGC will re-open Thursday

    The Lancaster Golf Club, a fixture in Upstate golf for eight decades, will re-open for play Thursday, July 26.
    The south Lancaster 18-hole championship course, built in the late 1930s when what is now the front nine was constructed, has been closed for a major renovation since late spring.
    The course’s front nine closed April 30, and the back side closed May 13.
    Club pro Phil Small, who has served in that capacity for two stints totaling 17 years, said the renovation is a “great improvement.”

  • Lancaster P-31 rally nets state...

    Down to its final strike, Lancaster Post 31 struck for two runs to earn a 9-8 win over Greenwood Post 20 to capture a berth in the upcoming American Legion baseball state tournament in Greenwood. Lancaster’s comeback win gave P-31 the second-round series win, 3-2.  
    P-31, 21-8, trailed 8-6 going to the ninth inning at Greenwood’s John Nave Stadium.

  • Lancaster P-31 rally nets state...

    Down to its final strike, Lancaster Post 31 struck for two runs to earn a 9-8 win over Greenwood Post 20 to capture a berth in the upcoming American Legion baseball state tournament in Greenwood. Lancaster’s comeback win gave P-31 the second-round series win, 3-2.  
    P-31, 21-8, trailed 8-6 going to the ninth inning at Greenwood’s John Nave Stadium.

  • LJGA division titles, all-star...

    Staff Reports
    Age division titles and all-star berths will be decided at the annual Roy Small Junior Championship golf tournament Monday and Tuesday at White Plains Golf Club in Pageland.
    Winners will earn double points and the chance to represent the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association all-stars in the state tournament next month.
    The Lancaster chapter capped its regular-season Monday, July 16 when it played at the Kershaw Golf Club.

  • LJGA division titles, all-star...

    Staff Reports
    Age division titles and all-star berths will be decided at the annual Roy Small Junior Championship golf tournament Monday and Tuesday at White Plains Golf Club in Pageland.
    Winners will earn double points and the chance to represent the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association all-stars in the state tournament next month.
    The Lancaster chapter capped its regular-season Monday, July 16 when it played at the Kershaw Golf Club.

  • P-31 falls in game three at...

    Ernie Rowell
    For The Lancaster News
    Greenwood built an early lead and held on for a 6-3 win over Lancaster to take a 2-1 series edge in the best-of-five American Legion baseball Upper State second-round playoffs Friday night.
    Post 20, which had a 10-game win streak snapped in a 10-7 game two loss to Lancaster on Thursday night, rebounded for the three-run win.
    Game four was played in Lancaster on Saturday night when the game was completed after The News’ deadline for the Sunday paper.

  • P-31 falls in game three at...

    Ernie Rowell
    For The Lancaster News
    Greenwood built an early lead and held on for a 6-3 win over Lancaster to take a 2-1 series edge in the best-of-five American Legion baseball Upper State second-round playoffs Friday night.
    Post 20, which had a 10-game win streak snapped in a 10-7 game two loss to Lancaster on Thursday night, rebounded for the three-run win.
    Game four was played in Lancaster on Saturday night when the game was completed after The News’ deadline for the Sunday paper.

  • Koalas sign Walker

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    Lancaster High School star softball pitcher Erin Walker is taking her game to the next level.
    Walker, who produced a stellar senior campaign to cap a banner LHS softball career, will play at Columbia College in Columbia.
    “I’m really excited about going to Columbia College,” said Walker, who played six seasons for LHS. “When I visited there, I really enjoyed it.