Today's Sports

  • Cauthen Motors claims Belles...

    Cauthen Motors captured the championship in the Lancaster Dixie Belles regular-season play with a 9-3 record.

    Kori Ballard led the team, batting .567, with two home runs, 18 runs batted in and 16 runs scored.

    Ballard led the team in doubles, five, and runs scored, 16.

  • Tucker ace highlight in...

    A hot day, a hot team, and a hot shot were all a part of the ninth annual Matt Blackwell Foundation golf tournament on Saturday at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    A clear and warm summer’s day greeted 100 golfers as they competed in the captain’s choice event.

    The team of Danny Reynolds, Brian Turner, Tony Cauthen and Dennis Glover topped the 25-team field, carding a low net score of 47.6 and earning the overall tournament title and top prize money. Second-place low net went to James Haire, Richard Harris, Bruce Barrett and Ed Meyer.

  • Dixie Youth AA, AAA all-stars...

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA and AA all-star teams advanced in postseason tournament play this week.

    The AA stars earned a state tournament berth with a sweep of the best-of-three district tournament in Chester.

    The AAA stars are moving on to the district tournament after winning the Dixie Youth sub-district Region III baseball tournament in Clover with three straight solid wins.

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA stars earned a state title bid with the district championship at Chester on Tuesday night.

  • Fundraiser to boost Operation...

    Last December, student athletes from Lancaster High School gathered for a first of its kind event in Lancaster County.

    With help from the Bruins Booster Club and community volunteers, 63 student athletes served Christmas dinner and gave gifts to area families in need in the LHS cafeteria.

    The students also provided gifts and opportunities for pictures with Santa for the families, and children from The Children’s Home. The event was called Operation Blue and Gold, in reference to the school’s initiative of giving back to the community.

  • LMS set for blazing dirt action...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway returns to racing action Saturday night  with eight exciting divisions of racing and fireworks.

    Here’s a breakdown on the upcoming dirt duels.

    Limited Late Models

    Chad Paxton has been dominating the Limited Late Model Division at Lancaster Speedway, but a track veteran is returning Saturday night to try and end Paxton’s streak.

  • Neff's plan works to...

    Three years ago when Steven Neff, the former Lancaster High and Lancaster Post 31 Legion baseball star, was pondering his baseball future, he had two thoughts in mind.

    Neff was a 26h round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates out of LHS. The southpaw ace, the 2007 S.C. Gatorade Player of the Year, had hoped for a higher draft selection. He figured the chance to play in an established college baseball program, like South Carolina, might enhance his future draft status.

    Then, there was another chain of thought, one on his mind as a youngster.

  • Clover downs Post 31, 7-3

    Clover forged an early lead on the way to a 7-3 win over Lancaster Post 31 in American Legion League V baseball Monday night at Eggleton Field.

    Colt Ellis, who pitched five innings, took the loss, allowing six hits and a walk. He fanned four. Zack Rollings pitched four frames and allowed a hit, three walks and hit a batter. He fanned one.

    Bobby Delly led the Lancaster offense with a hit and drove in two runs.

    Mardu Smith supplied a hit and drove in a run.

    Brian Gainer, Michael Catoe and Rollings each had a hit.

  • Belles, Ponytails advance

    The Lancaster Dixie Softball Belles and Ponytails all-stars earned state tournament bids on Monday night during District II tournament play at Springdale Park.

    The Belles stars, ages 13-15, rolled in three straight games capped by a 15-2 win over Chester.

    The Ponytails, ages 11-12, edged Pageland 4-3 to take the district championship.

    The Belles stars earned a trip to the state tournament in Union with their 13-run win over Chester.

  • Etters solid in junior golf play

    Jeremy Etters continued his steady play in the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association.

    Etters, in the 13-14 age division, posted his second win of the season, shooting a 75 at the Edgewater Golf Club on June 21.

    “A 75 at Edgewater is pretty stout play,” chapter director Raymon Chisom said.

    Etters, with two wins, leads the division with 63 points. He is followed by Sam Caldwell in the overall points with 58 and Matthew Terry has 52 points.

  • Dixie stars going strong in...

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars earned a bid to the sub-district tournament championship game, zapping York 23-1 Monday night in Clover.

    The AAA stars, ages 9-10, will shoot for the sub-district crown tonight.

    The stars rolled Monday as they notched a solid 22-run win.

    Dylan Sistare led the offense with four hits, including a three-run home run, and scored four runs. Michael Lewis provided two hits, a walk and scored three runs. Evan Hardin rapped two hits, scored twice and drew a walk.