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Today's Sports

  • Lancaster Motor Speedway set for...

    Saturday night, July 14, should be an exciting night at Lancaster Motor Speedway with seven divisions competing in the Vintage Venegance part 2.
    During this special race, the No. 45 Purple Mustang of Marty Spittle will have to start in the rear of the field after winning three in a row. Spittle charged from the rear of the field Saturday night on his way to winning his third straight.

  • Post 31 outslugs Inman Post 45

    The Lancaster Post 31 seniors took game one of the American Legion playoffs best of five series 18-10 over Inman Post 45 Monday night.
    Lancaster jumped on top 2-0 in the first inning when Tripp Rollings doubled in two runs.
    Lancaster added two more in the bottom of the second to go up 4-0.
    Inman took the lead in the third as they scored six runs to make the score 6-4.
    Inman’s lead didn’t last for long as P-31’s first baseman Tyler Rodgers drilled a three-run home run to give P-31 a 7-6 lead after four innings.

  • Dixie AAA, 9-10, baseball roundup

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars, ages 9-10, have won two games and lost one in the district tournament that got under way this weekend in South Spartanburg.
    The AAA stars, after falling to Clover 6-4 on Saturday, rebounded to take a 17-5 win over Rock Hill National on Sunday.
    Landon Jordan, the winning pitcher, worked two scoreless innings for the win. Alex Griffin pitched two frames and Canon Stogner pitched an inning.
    Bry Neal led the offense with three hits and scored two runs. Gavin Blackmon had two hits and scored three runs.

  • Laney captures FWD/UCAR main...

    There was plenty of racing action Saturday night at Lancaster Motor Speedway.
    David “Porkchop” Motes and Joseph Laney were in the front row for the FWD/UCAR main event. When the green flag dropped, Motes, Joseph Laney, David Laney and Mel Privette all battled for the lead entering turn one.
    Joseph Laney led Motes, David Laney and Mel Privette exiting turn two.

  • Rock Hill edges Post 31

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    Lancaster Post 31 fell short in its bid to post its first seniors’ League V baseball championship in five seasons on Friday night at Rock Hill High School.
    Host Rock Hill Post 34, which won the League V title with a 13-3 mark, edged Lancaster 4-3.
    Rock Hill will host Spartanburg Post 28 in the S.C. American Legion baseball Upper State playoffs, while Lancaster, as the League V runner-up, will be at home to face Inman Post 45.
    The best-of-five series open Monday night at 7.

  • Ozone stars win district, claim...

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball Ozone stars did it the hard way, but got it done.
    The Ozone stars, on the final day of the tournament after battling out of the loser’s bracket, need two wins to capture the district title and a bid to the state championship tournament and completed the task as they defeated the Rock Hill Nationals, 9-4, 5-4.
    The Ozone state tourney will be played at the new complex in Georgetown July 14-19. Lancaster, the District 2 champions, will play the District 5 champs at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14.

  • Makos take win over Waves

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster Makos capped their regular-season swim campaign, taking a 319-206 win over the Chester Waves on Thursday, June 28.
    Jennifer Hinton, Will Burton, Michaela Burton, Anna Funderburk and Catherine Abbott each posted four wins to pace the Makos.
    Makena Barker, Jaden Young, Taylor Teague, Coulter Jackson and Bryce Blanton each registered three firsts. Grayson Young notched two wins.
    Zack Mothershed, Riley Burton, Maraya Hinton, Hailley Burton and Brooks Digh each had a win for the Makos.

  • Foursome's 51 wins Taylor...

    The winning team shot a 21-under to capture the title in the seventh annual Jimmy Taylor Sr., Memorial golf tournament at Edgewater Golf Club on Saturday, June. 16.

    The winning team, with a 51, included Leroy Roseborough, James “Slim” Boulder, Kenue Dunlap and Bobby Ellis.

  • Alexis King paces CPTC AAU...

     

       

    Alexis King, a 13-14 girls competitor with the Columbus Parker Track Club, led the way as the CPTC qualified 11 athletes to compete in the AAU Nationals to be held at Turner Stadium in Houston, Texas.

  • Dixie Boys 13 stars win district...

     

       

    The Lancaster Dixie Boys 13 all-stars had plenty to celebrate on Independence Day, 2012.