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Today's Sports

  • Speedway to host Extreme 4 Fest

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will be hosting the M&M Muffler & Tire Stock 4/Extreme 4 Fest with $500 to win paying both the Stock 4 and FWD/UCAR Division on Saturday, July 21.

  • Post 31 clinches series

    American Lancaster Post 31 defeated Inman Post 45, 7-3, Sunday night at Eggleton Field to advance to the second round of the American Legion playoffs.
    With Lancaster leading 1-0 going into the bottom of the third, pitcher Brien Clyburn helped himself by slugging a two-run home run to extend Lancaster’s lead to 3-0.
    “Inman came in with all the momentum and we needed to get the lead early to set the tone,” said coach Quinton Rodgers.
    Post 31 got runs in the fifth and sixth innings on Trey Payne and Tripp Wright RBI singles.

  • Dixie Pre-Majors post two wins...

    The Lancaster Dixie Pre-Majors all-stars opened play in the state tournament at the Lancaster High School baseball field, posting two solid wins.
    The Lancaster stars rolled to a 19-2 win over Greer on Saturday and then downed Hilton Head, 11-1.
    In the 10-run win over Hilton Head, Jordan Caroway was the team’s player of the game with two singles, a walk and a pair of stolen bases.
    Lancaster held a 3-1 edge in the top of the fifth inning when Gabe Glover delivered a two-run single for a 5-1 lead to put Lancaster in charge.
    Glover generated two singles in the win.

  • Catoe captures first main event...

    Crate Sportsman
    Jacob “Smooth” Catoe and Jeffrey “Red Rocket” McGuirt were in the front row of the Crate Sportsman main event. When the green flag dropped to start the race, Catoe, McGuirt, Travis Payne and Kye Norwood all roared into turn one. Exiting turn two, Catoe battled to the lead in front of a hard-charging McGuirt and Payne. Catoe started to pull away from the rest of the field as McGuirt and Payne dueled for second place. As the laps ticked off, Catoe went on to capture his first main event win of the year.
    Top 5: Catoe, McGuirt, Payne, Andrew Baker and Colt Gilliam

  • DNR: State antler records remain...

    The most recent round of white-tailed deer antler measuring conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources revealed 257 new records, including two Boone and Crockett qualifiers,
    Each spring S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife Section personnel make a concerted effort to measure deer racks throughout the state, with a major session during the Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic in Columbia.
    Of the 601 sets of antlers measured this spring, 257 met the minimum score for entry on the state records list including 246 sets of typical and 11 non-typical racks.

  • Seegars picked for Clemson Hall...

    Kershaw native and former Andrew Jackson High School star lineman Stacy Seegars will be among Clemson University’s largest class of Tigers’ Hall of Fame inductees this fall.
    Seegars, who starred in the offensive line for the Tigers from 1990-93, will be in the 2012 class which includes 10 former Clemson athletic greats.

  • Dixie Darlings state champs

    The Lancaster Dixie Darlings all-stars earned a bid to the world series in Georgetown, on July 27-Aug. 2 by capturing the state championship in Hanahan on Wednesday.
    The all-stars claimed that right by winning five games during the five-day tournament, from July 7 to July 11.
    Lancaster’s first win came July 7, when the girls defeated Midland Valley, 20-7.
    On July 8, they lost to Aynor, 5-4.

  • Post 31 wins game two vs. Inman

    Thursday night at Eggleton field, Lancaster Post 31 used a six-run fourth inning to spark a come-from-behind 14-4 win over Inman Post 45 in game two of the American Legion playoffs.
    With Inman leading 4-1 going into the bottom of the sixth, P-31 center fielder Bobby Delly bolted a three-run home run to tie the game.
    Tripp Rollings singled home Jonah Crenshaw to give P-31 the lead, 5-4. Tyler Rodgers drilled a two-run homer to make the score 7-4.
    Lancaster scored four more runs in the fifth, keyed by Crenshaw and Colt Ellis’ run-scoring singles.

  • Mayor Joe Shaw honors Dixie Pre-...

    Mayor Joe Shaw has released an official proclamation officially honoring Saturday, July 14, through Wednesday, July 18, for the Dixie Pre-Majors Baseball State Tournament.
    The tournament is at the Lancaster Bruins’ baseball field with host team Lancaster and seven other district teams.
    The tournament will kick off today, July 13, with a shrimp boil prepared by Founders’ CEO Bruce Brumfield at the Fairway Room, 1821 Springs Club Road.
    The shrimp boil is open to players, coaches, staff and sponsors.

  • Lancaster SCJGA chapter visits...

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association played its fourth event of the season at the Chester Golf Club on July 9. The golf course was in great condition and the weather cooperated with temperatures a little cooler than had been seen for the past two weeks.
    Play in all age groups was good. One of the highlights was Haley Thurmond chipping in from 50 yards on the par 4 fourth hole. She plays in the 8 and 9 year-old girls division.