Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • P-31 senior open strong

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior team opened strong in the S.C. American Legion baseball Upper State  playoffs on Monday night.

    Lancaster P-31, the third seed out of League V, rolled to a 12-1 win over League VIII champion West Columbia at Airport High School.

  • Cooper signs with USCL

    Lancaster High School girls star soccer player Lindsy Cooper has made soccer history with her feet.

    This time, it was with her right hand.

    Cooper etched her name in LHS sports history as the first Lady Bruins’ soccer player to sign an athletic scholarship to continue her education and sports career.

    Cooper, the first Lady Bruins’ soccer player to play in the annual North-South All-Star Soccer Classic, signed with the University of South Carolina at Lancaster on Friday.

  • Ponytails, Belles rolling

    Two Lancaster all-star softball teams entered Tuesday night play in the driver’s seat of their respective state tournaments in Seneca.

    The Lancaster Southern Belles are unbeaten in three games as are the Lancaster County Ponytails all-stars.

    The Lancaster Debs are 2-1 and in the hunt for a state crown.

    Belles stars unbeaten

    The Lancaster Southern Belles all-stars stayed unbeaten in state tournament play, blanking Saluda 5-0 in a battle of unbeaten teams Monday night in Seneca.