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Today's Sports

  • Dixie Baseball honors top...

    Lancaster Dixie Baseball capped its 63rd season June 1 when the LDB city tournament championship games were completed at the Wylie Park Complex.

    “We’ve had a great season.  There were more postponements than usual, due to the rain, but overall it was a success,” Lancaster Dixie Baseball chairman Dale Laney said. 

    “Our older age groups even got to play some games with our neighboring communities, like Lewisville and Fort Mill.  

  • Local junior golfers launch 2017...

    Lancaster High School standout golfer Trey Crenshaw shot an even-par 72 to take a one-shot win to highlight action in the boys 13-14 age group at the 2017 Lancaster chapter opener of the S.C. Junior Golf Association on Monday at Lancaster Golf Club.

    Crenshaw’s 72 gave him a narrow win over fellow LHS golfer Mason Tucker, a close second with a one-over 73. Tucker tallied four birdies.

    Crenshaw’s effort included a 35-37 with five birdies and nine pars on the day.

  • Post 31 drops home opener

    Lancaster Post 31 fell to 0-3 on the season, dropping an 11-5 loss to Fort Mill Post 43 in the P-31 American Legion baseball League V home opener at Eggleton Field on Tuesday night.

    Lancaster stayed within striking distance for most of the night, but was unable to get the clutch hit in dropping the six-run loss to Post 43.

    Neil Taylor, coming off his freshman season at Erskine College after playing at Lancaster High in 2016, drilled a two-run homer in the Post 31 first inning.

  • All LSS eyes on Mosley Saturday

    The eyes of Lancaster Super Speedway will be focused on one driver at the race track Saturday night.

    Fans will be watching Ronnie Mosley, the driver of the No. 9 Super Stock race car.

    Mosley has gone five for five in his visits to Lancaster, undefeated on the 2017 LSS season.

    Mosley has also won three straight races at Lancaster, which by rule he will have to start in the rear of the field Saturday.

  • FM swimmers top Lancaster

    Fort Mill downed Lancaster 578-494 in the Piranhas opener June 1 at the Lancaster County pool.

    The Lancaster Piranhas girls prevailed 320-227 over the Fort Mill girls, but the Fort Mill boys won, 351-174.

    Lancaster was led Tamra Tipton and Alaina Houghtaling who each had three wins in the meet.

    Ryder Lucas, Taylor Teague, Blaine Plyler and Makenzy Mills each had two wins in the Lancaster.

    Lancaster also posted seven wins in the relay events.

  • Yarbrough posts Blue Ridge...

    Adam Yarbrough highlighted action at Lancaster Super Speedway, capturing the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models win Saturday night.

    Yarbrough and David Yandle were on the front row for the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models main.

    As soon as the green flag dropped to start the race, Yandle, Yarbrough, Timbo Mangum and Brandon O'Neil roared into turn one battling for the lead.

    Exiting turn two, Yandle, Yarbrough, Mangum and O'Neil  battled for the lead.

    As the laps ticked off, Yarbrough took the lead from Yandle.

  • 'Relief, man, finally!'

    More than 300 supporters raised the roof off the Lancaster Moose Lodge Thursday night as Sindarius Thornwell, the best basketball player our city has ever produced, learned he’ll be playing for the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers.
    After three hours of waiting through 47 draft picks, Thornwell stared at the TV and everyone fell silent as the 48th selection was announced. “Sindari…,” and the Moose Lodge erupted in cheers and applause. In the jostling ecstacy, someone whacked Thornwell on the back of the head.

  • 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.