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Today's Sports

  • Seniors fall in game three

    West Columbia rallied from an early 1-0 deficit with a five-run fourth inning on the way to a 6-3 win over Lancaster Post 31 in game three of the American Legion baseball Upper State best-of-five first-round series on Wednesday night.

    Lancaster, up 2-1 in the series heading to game four Thursday night at Lancaster, opened play with a 12-1 road win on Monday and a 6-2 victory on Tuesday night at Eggleton Field.

  • Robinson's 75 highlights...

    Corey Robinson’s 75 gave him his third win of the season at the Kershaw Golf Club on Monday during the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association’s fourth tournament of the season.

    “That was a pretty solid round for Corey and he’s been pretty steady all season,” said Lancaster chapter director Raymon Chisom.

    Robinson’s five-shot win helped him to pad his overall points to 95. Taylor Jordan followed with an 80 and Austin Terry carded an 81.

  • WC shutout dashes Post 31's...

    WEST COLUMBIA  The Lancaster Post 31 American Legion senior baseball team’s season went south in a 5-0 loss to West Columbia on Friday night at Airport High School.

    The P-31 seniors, up 2-0 in the best-of-five Upper State first-round playoff series, saw host Post 79 take its third straight victory and win the series, 3-2.

    Lancaster, which finished 11-13, spotted West Columbia a four-run first inning and never could recover in the shutout loss.

  • Dixie Boys stars earn state...

    The Lancaster Dixie Boys 14-year-old all-stars capped an impressive run to the district championship and gained a bid to the state tournament in Lexington with a 10-0 win over Union at rainy Minuteman Field on Wednesday night.

    Winning hurler Drew Hopper hurled a two-hitter and struck out eight. He walked two.

    Sid Watson paced the offense with two hits and scored two runs. Tripp Wright had a hit, drove in two runs and scored three runs. Cody Cooper aided the attack with a hit and drove in two runs.

    Trey Payne had a hit and tallied a run.

  • Bruins Booster Club offering...

    The Lancaster Bruins Booster Club is conducting its annual membership drive with several options for LHS fans during the 2009-10 sports seasons.

    Club memberships range in levels from $25 to $500.

    Club president Shane Caroway said the best option is the $250 Silver Bruin membership.

    The $250 membership offers 4 VIP passes for any Lancaster High School varsity, junior varsity and B-team home athletic event during the regular season.

    The membership also offers a key chain, three shirts, reserved seating and a front row parking pass.

  • Scott sparks Sharks in solid...

    Lancaster County Sharks’ girls 9-10 swimmer Gracie Scott led a strong effort in the annual Aquatics at the Lancaster County pool.

    The two-day meet, which began Wednesday, saw Scott post four firsts and help the LCST to two firsts in relay events.

    Ashley Abbott, girls 7-8, along with Samuel Page and Logan Phillips, each a boys 7-8 competitor, had two firsts apiece to aid the LCST effort.

  • Fireworks on the asphalt

    For many, July 4 is about picnics, barbecues and fireworks. Most people went to these during last weekend, but for fans of Lancaster Speedway, July 4 included a visit to Lancaster Speedway for a night of racing.

    Young Guns

  • Dixie Majors win district, play...

    The Lancaster Dixie Majors all-stars, ages 15-19, won the District III baseball title in Rock Hill to advance to play in the state tournament in Green Sea Floyd on Saturday at 3:30 p.m.

    Lancaster, which went 2-1 in the tournament, advanced with a 10-0 win over York, its second victory over the York squad.

    Winning pitcher Brian Williams, in four innings, struck out four and yielded no runs.

    Ethan Ward, in an inning of work, had a whiff and allowed no runs.

  • AA Nationals finish as state...

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA National League all-stars dropped a 7-3 loss to Gregg Park of Aiken in the state championship game in Lexington on Tuesday night.

    Gregg Park, which defeated Lancaster twice during the tournament, captured the state title. Lancaster, as the state runner-up, will join Gregg Park in the Dixie Youth AA Regionals at Enterprise, Ala., on July 24.

    John Michael Faile, who had a solid tournament at the plate with five home runs, homered to pace the Lancaster National stars, who went 4-2 in tourney play.

  • Darlings stars dandy in...

    The Lancaster County Darlings swept to the state title and a World Series berth with two clutch wins over Hartsville on Wednesday night at the Dillon Sports Complex.

    The Lancaster County Darlings, ages 7-8, capped a stellar run through the loser’s bracket, defeating then tournament unbeaten Hartsville 5-3 and 15-9.

    Hartsville had defeated the Darlings 5-4 earlier in the tournament, but Lancaster gained a measure of revenge and the state championship with the two wins.