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Today's Sports

  • Interested in learning the...

    Chingy-ching, chingy-ching.

    Hundreds of dangling gold coins ring out as Ashley Pate, with her arms outstretched and her hands in cutsie pose, swings her hips in a tight Egyptian shimmy, then a low American cabaret.

    As the exotic drums beat, she moves on to Nile hands and snake arms, then traveling Arabics and Baladies.

    It's Raks Sharki, Arabic for "dance of the orient," and Pate's practicing the techniques taught in the beginner belly dance class at Springdale Recreation Center.

  • Juniors rally to trip York

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior team improved its American Legion baseball League V record to 2-1 with a 5-3 win over York at Eggleton Field on Monday night.Will Gaston, who worked five innings in relief, was the winner.

  • CPTC sends 10 to Hershey meet

    The Columbus Parker Track Club received 47 ribbons and qualified 10 athletes to compete in the Hershey state track meet on Saturday at Wando High School in Mt. Pleasant.An athlete had to place first or second in order to qualify.

  • Jackets pleased with drills

    Buford High School head football coach Mike Wells said the recently completed Jackets’ spring drills went well.

  • Lancaster will seek to rebound

    Nine days from today when Lancaster Post 31 returns from its annual June week break, it hopes to get on track in American Legion baseball League V play.P-31, 3-4, is 0-2 in league play after a pair of home losses to Fort Mill and Clover this week.“The League V games are the ones which get you in the playoffs, so we really have to focus on what we have to do there,” said Lancaster P-31 second-year manager Rashad Cunningham.Post 31 dropped a 13-11 loss to Fort Mill in Post 43’s opener on Monday after Lancaster held a 9-1 lead.

  • Post 31 charity ride scored a hit

    The fourth annual American Legion Post 31 charity ride was again a hit.“We were real pleased with the way it all went,” said Lancaster Post 31 athletic officer Mike Lucas.

  • Lancaster tops Camden

    Lancaster Post 31 rallied to rebound for a 12-9 comeback win over Camden Post 17.Lancaster, down 9-8, used the long ball to take the lead for good in the Post 31 sixth inning on Tuesday night.Khoury Hammond unloaded a three-run home run to put Lancaster up 11-9.An inning later, Post 31 added an insurance run as Nick Ferguson was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to force home a Lancaster run.“The win was good for us, especially since we were coming off a tough loss to Fort Mill in our League V opener on Monday night,” said Lanc

  • Check presentation in memory of...

    Saturday will serve as a highlight for the Nucor Plant golf tournament.The tournament, held in memory of Lancaster native Jamie Craig, has raised $1,773,850 since it began eight years ago.Craig is the son of Beth and Ralph Craig of Lancaster.

  • Crawford focusing on 2008...

    Indian Land’s Shawn Crawford is focused on returning to the Olympics this summer in Beijing and hopefully earning another gold medal. Crawford, a Van Wyck native, is the reigning Olympic gold medalist in the 200-meter sprint. He was also a member of the U.S.

  • Member-guest golf tourney June...

    Registration for the 28th annual member-guest golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club continues to June 11 at the LGC pro shop.The two-day tournament, regarded as one of the top events at the Lancaster Golf Club each season, is set for June 14-15.Friday opens play with an 18-hole par-three tournament followed by a cookout at the patio. Play opens Saturday and continues Sunday.“This is one of our best tournaments each year,” LGC pro Phil Small said.