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Today's Sports

  • Fort Mill rolls in 17-7 win over...

    Headed for a lengthy break, it wasn’t the kind of diamond departure Lancaster Legion Post 31 baseball coach Brett Blackmon was looking for on Tuesday night.

    The Lancaster Legion P-31 senior baseball team, which will be idle until June 17, dropped a 17-7 League V road loss to Post 43 at Fort Mill High School.

    Lancaster, with a solid start, broke on top for a 4-0 lead in the first inning, but Fort Mill steadily battled back to take the 10-run home win.

    Fort Mill used a three-run second inning and a single score in the third frame to tie the game at 4-all.

  • Post 31 decks Rock Hill

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior team made the most of a League V road trip, taking an 8-5 win over Rock Hill Post 34 at the Winthrop Ballpark on Monday night.

    Lancaster first-year coach Brett Blackmon said the P-31 pitching trio of Tyler Vaughn, Josh Warfield and Andrew Medlin was crucial in the win.

    Vaughn, the Lancaster starter out of Andrew Jackson High School, hurled five innings and fanned six P-34 batters with three walks. He allowed three earned runs.

    Warfield, in two innings of mound work, yielded no earned runs and two hits.

  • P-31 juniors fall at home to...

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior team will look to get back on track in a busy week of games this week.

    The Post 31 junior team, 1-4, 1-1 in League V play, dropped a 6-2 home loss to Pineville N.C., on Friday night at Eggleton Field.

    The visitors took a 3-1 lead after an inning of play and stayed in control for the four-run win over the juniors.

  • Late pass leads to Baker win

    Doug and Sharon McManus along with track director Hook Plyler took major steps  Saturday night to address many issues related to Lancaster Speedway.

    McManus addressed the crowd at the drivers’ meeting, informing the group he would be ready to answer any concerns via the new track website, www.lancasterspeedway.net, where teams and fans can email McManus directly with their questions.

    The track was very wet from all of the rain during the week, but after a lengthy pack down, the surface ironed-in and racing got rolling.

  • Lancaster Speedway hosting...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will feature a special late model sportsman race Saturday night at the dirt oval.

    The track has $2,000 to win in the late models with $1,000 for second and $850 for third place.

    Track owner Doug McManus said LMS also has set a new admission schedule. Youngsters, age 12-under who attend the race with a paying adult, are admitted free. Admission for students, age 13-17, is $4.00 off with a student identification. Senior citizens, 60-over, are admitted for $2.00 off admission.

  • Whites blank Blues 28-0

    The 2009 Lancaster High School spring football game was a white-out, with the White team in control for a 28-0 win over the Blue squad at Memorial Stadium on Friday afternoon.

    The White offense took advantage of turnovers and turned them into points, leading to a 21-0 halftime spread.

    Michael Cooper, the LHS B-team Most Outstanding Offensive Award winner last season, led the White attack in a solid performance at quarterback.

  • Post 31 teams fall in Legion...

    The Lancaster Post 31 baseball teams had a tough night Friday in Legion baseball play.

    The senior team fell to Clover, while the junior team dropped an 8-5 loss to host Pineville.

    The junior team dipped to 0-3 with its three-run loss.

    Coach Josh Pauling noted the juniors made five errors in the setback.

    “That’s an area where we need to improve, but we’re working and playing together is only going to help us,” he said. “It’s an area where more work and game experience will make us better.”

  • Warriors honor spring aces

    INDIAN LAND  Warriors’ senior athletes Dillon Creed and Brittani Kronquist were the recipients of the Indian Land Booster Club Scholarship on Thursday night in the Indian Land High School gym.

    The $500 scholarships are sponsored by Showmars.

    Creed, who wrestled and played baseball, earned the IL baseball Leading Slugger Award during the spring sports awards.

    Kronquist, IL’s ace keeper, was honored for her play on the 11-5-1 IL girls soccer team. Kronquist notched eight shutouts on the season for the Lady Warriors.

  • Lancers sign AJ's Hinson

    KERSHAW On her final day at Andrew Jackson High School, Lady Volunteers’ senior standout Sydney Hinson did something to impact her future.

    Hinson, on the last school day for the AJ Class of 2009 on Wednesday, signed to play college soccer at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster.

    “I’m excited,” said Hinson after she signed at the Lancaster County Class AA high school where she made a name for herself in prep soccer. “I’m especially happy to be playing with Randy.”

  • Rain yields to top night of LMS...

    Rain, rain, go away, we’d like to race sometime today.

    Well, it is not the original version of the well-known rhyme, but fans were to the point of having enough rain for a while. After a week of no racing due to the rain, and another threatening sky, fans waited until they knew the rain was over to come out to LMS on Saturday.

    The Memorial Day Showdown featured the cars in all divisions competing for extra purse money, some of which was courtesy of Chad Adams and American Air Heating and Cooling, the Rock Hill “Maytag Man.”