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Today's Sports

  • Angels NL stars net bid

    The Lancaster Dixie Softball Angels National League all-stars capped a do-or-die run to capture the District II championship and a state tournament  bid Wednesday night at Springdale Park.

    The Lancaster Angels NL stars, who fell to the Lancaster American League stars in their second tournament game of the double-elimination field, reeled off four straight victories to seal the district title.

    The Lancaster NL stars wrapped up the title with a 6-4 win over the Lancaster AL stars.

    Kinley Killough, who hurled five frames, was the winner with eight strikeouts.

  • Johnson signs to play with...

    University of South Carolina at Lancaster women’s soccer coach Randy Jordan continues to add area talent to the Lancers’ fold.

    Jordan’s latest addition is Andrew Jackson High School’s Jaime-Leigh Johnson who signed with USCL on Wednesday morning at the school’s soccer office in the Lancers’ athletic department.

    Jordan, the former AJ boys’ soccer coach, is familiar with Johnson, who played three seasons of soccer for the Lady Volunteers.

  • Juniors earn League V title

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior team wrapped up the regular-season League V crown with a 9-0 home win over Chester at Eggleton Field on Thursday night.

    “This has been our goal this season and we reached it,” Lancaster P-31 junior team first-year coach Sam Sinclair said. “I’m really proud of this group because they’ve played well and been consistent all season.

    “These players really pulled for each other,” he said.

    Lancaster, 14-2, 12-1, scored at least one run in every inning en route to the crown.

  • CPTC fifth in national qualifier

    The Columbus Parker Track Club placed fifth overall in a field of 26 teams which included 1,600 athletes.

    The club qualified 40 athletes to compete in the national qualifier in Augusta, Ga., June 24-27.

    The club received 95 medals in places 1-6. The breakdown included 21 gold, 22 silver, 16 bronze and 36 copper medals.

    9 year-old girls

    1500 race walk – 1. Infinity McWhirter

    Long jump – 3. Rekia Polk

    100 meters – 1. Rekia Polk

    9-10 boys

  • LDB AAA all-stars rip Rock Hill

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars, ages 9-10, opened the sub-district tournament with a solid 12-2 win over Rock Hill on Saturday in Clover.

    Evan Hardin paced the Lancaster AAA stars with two hits, including a two-run home run. Shylyn Wright, Brandon Vincent, Michael Lewis and Dylan Sistare each had two hits.

    Sistare slammed a solo home run in the win. John Michael Faile also socked a two-run home run.

    Noah Vincent and Corey Wallace-Mora each had one hit in the win.

  • Lancaster County swimmers win in...

    The Lancaster County swim team capped its regular-season home meet season with a 475-93 win over Kershaw on Tuesday.

    The LCST was led by Lauren Spencer, Pagan Glenn, Jonah Faile and Elizabeth Catoe who had four wins each.

    Logan Phillips, Jory Pettit and Grayson Young each had three wins.

    Emily Durant, Jonathan Wade, Noah Phillips, Kelly Sullivan, Taylor Teague and Charlee Brooke Henry each had two wins.

    Kershaw was paced by Jazmyn Santos and Luke Sowell with four wins each.

    Kershaw will host Lancaster County on Monday afternoon.

  • Little League all-stars in pool...

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Little League all-star teams launched postseason tournament play this week.

    In pool A, Lancaster National lost to Fairfield 9-8 on Tuesday.

    On Wednesday night, Lancaster National fell to Tega Cay/Fort Mill C, 15-5 at Runde field in Tega Cay.

    The Nationals played Tega Cay/Fort Mill A on Thursday night in the final game of pool play.

    In Pool B Lancaster American beat Tega Cay/Fort Mill B, 16-9 in its first game on Wednesday night. The Americans met Lake Wylie on Thursday.

  • Dixie Softball district tourney...

    The Dixie Softball District II tournament opens today and is scheduled to continue to Tuesday at Springdale Park at the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission office.

    Four Lancaster teams will be involved in all-star softball play.

    The Lancaster all-star teams include the Darlings, ages 7-8; Angels, ages 9-10; Ponytails, ages 11-12; and Belles, ages 13-15.

    The Belles’ field includes Chester and Lewisville. Greg Robinson is the Belles all-star coach.

    Games in the district tournament are slated for 6 and 8 p.m.

  • Dixie all-stars to begin play

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA all-stars, ages 7-8, open play Monday at Chester in best of three tournament.

  • Juniors roll in League V Legion...

    The Lancaster Legion Post 31 junior team opened the week with a tough one-run road loss to Pineville, but rebounded to net two solid wins in League V play.

    The juniors, 13-2 overall, improved to 11-1 in league play with a 17-6 win over York Post 66 at Eggleton Field on Wednesday night.

    The night prior in Union, Lancaster rolled to an 11-1 win in six innings.