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Today's Sports

  • 10U Dixie Angels bow out of...

    HARTSVILLE – The Lancaster 10U Dixie Softball Angels team won its opening game at Byerly Park before losing twice to be eliminated from the state tournament.
    After opening state play Saturday with a 7-1 win over host Hartsville, the Angels stars fell to Latta, 10-0, on Sunday. Dillon knocked the local girls from tourney play Monday with a solid, 6-0 win.
    Lancaster Angels coach Spring McManus said strong pitching was the difference.

  • All Stars fight for championship

    YORK – The Lancaster Dixie Baseball 14U Dixie Boys All Stars outscored and outpitched the Kershaw County American League All Star team, as well as host York, to take two lopsided weekend wins in the 2016 S.C. District 10 Dixie Boys tournament.
    In Saturday’s opening game, Lancaster topped the Kershaw stars 15-2.
    Sunday night’s game, the local Dixie Baseball team pounded York 28-0.
    The Lancaster stars were scheduled to face York again Tuesday night in the District 10 championship; however, those results were not available before press time.

  • Mangum, Knight put on Late Model...

    Timbo Mangum pulled away from Benji Knight to grab the checkers in SECA Crate Late Model action at Lancaster Super Speedway on July 9.
    The win was Mangum’s second of the night, as he also won the Vintage Division feature.  
    When the green flag dropped, Mangum, Knight, Manley Chaney and Travis Steele were all battling for the lead. Mangum was able to lead the four down the backstretch, with Knight in his tire tracks.

  • Gamecocks win first Certified...

    COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina won the first year of the Certified SC Grown Palmetto Series, an annual  points competition between the state’s flagship universities in head-to-head athletic events. Points were also awarded for highest team GPA and for a food drive tackling hunger in their communities.

  • CPTC has 16 headed to Junior...

    Columbus Parker Track Club has 16 athletes who have qualified to participate in the National AAU Jr. Olympics in Houston, Texas where the meet will be held July 30-Aug. 6.

    Following are the CPTC athletes headed to the AAU nationals.

    - 800 Meter Run – Jaden Alexander.

    - 1500M Racewalk – Emori Mitchell, Avery Alexander, Brenden Alexander and Jaleel Alexander.

  • LGC sets par-three tourney July...

    The Lancaster Golf Club will host a par-three golf tournament July 23 with a shotgun start at noon.

    The 18-hole tournament will feature cash prizes on each hole.

  • P-31 to face Inman

    Lancaster Post 31 returns to the diamond for the second round of the S.C. American Legion Upper State baseball playoffs Monday night.

    Lancaster, the League V runner-up, advanced to second-round play to face Inman Post 45 in the best-of-five series.

    Inman hosts game one Monday at 7, with game two set for Lancaster’s Eggleton Field on Tuesday at 7.

  • Sports Talk: Smith still close...

    Often you hear when a person retires, they seem to work just as hard, or harder than before they called it a career.

    Retired Great Falls High School basketball coach John Smith, the man with the common name and extraordinary coaching career, has been retired just over a couple of weeks, but he’s kept quite busy. Would you expect anything less?

  • Warriors’ star Gerdes to make...

    Indian Land High School senior midfielder Garrett Gerdes will make Warriors’ soccer history Saturday afternoon.
    Gerdes, a four-year player for ILHS boys soccer team, will play in the 10th annual Clash of the Carolinas all-star soccer match at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh.
    Gerdes’ selection marks the first time an Indian Land High soccer player has played in the elite match.
    The 2016 match, which kicks off at 2 p.m., also marks the first time the contest has been played in North Carolina.

  • Dixie Boys 14U all-stars open...

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball 14U Dixie Boys all-stars open play in the South Carolina District 10 tournament Saturday at 6 p.m. at the York Recreation Complex on White Rose Lane in York.
    The Lancaster team will face the Kershaw County American League all-star team to open play.
    Host York will meet Kershaw County National at 8 p.m. Saturday. Round two is Sunday, with games at 6 p.m. and 8.