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Today's Sports

  • Bassmasters treat SMS students...

    The Lancaster Bassmasters tradition of taking a group of students fishing continued recently when the Lancaster sportfishing club took a class from South Middle School.The club’s take-a-kid fishing tradition, which started eight years ago by Ron Caskey and Rick Porter, continued at the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation pond at the Springdale Recreation Center.R&G Sporting Goods donated cane poles and crickets and the bassers volunteered to help with the outing.“Lancaster County Parks and Recreation was so gracious to let us use their

  • Six county participants set for...

    Six Lancaster County representatives – a coach and five athletes – will be involved in prep baseball-softball all-star action at two different locales this weekend. Two county baseball players – Lancaster High School’s Nick Ferguson and Buford High School’s Christian Dickson – will be involved in the annual North-South All-Star weekend at Myrtle Beach.At the same time, four county reps – Buford High School softball coach Sam Page along with Andrew Jackson High School stars Caroline Phillips and Tessa Faile and Indian

  • Juniors solid in hot opener

    Stellar golf on a scorching day highlighted the 2008 opener of the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association on Monday at the Lancaster Golf Club.A total of 107 golfers competed on the course where play began at 8 a.m. and closed around 3 p.m.“It was a good day for us,” said LJGA director Raymon Chisom.

  • Chupp cruises to Clash checkers

    Lancaster Motor Speedway had a full night of action starting with the Carolina Clash on Saturday night.

  • Juniors fall at Gaffney, 6-3

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior baseball team fell to 4-4 overall, 3-2 in League V play, after suffering a 6-3 road loss to Gaffney on Saturday.Gaffney took an early lead and stayed on top for the three-run win.Ron Trapps, who worked 2.1 innings, took the loss. He allowed three runs, three hits and five walks. Trapps struck out three. Eric Mojica also pitched, hurling 3.2 innings, yielding seven hits, three runs and four walks. He fanned two batters.Adam Eubanks led the offense with two hits. Zack Rollings had a hit and drove in a run with a sacrifice.

  • Carolina Wildcats runners-up in...

    The Carolina Wildcats finished as the state runner-up in the recent United States Basketball Association (USBA) tournament in Myrtle Beach.The Wildcats, a Lancaster area 16-under AAU boys basketball team, went 3-1, with their only loss coming in a 67-63 title game setback to TOPPS.TOPPS includes the top players from high school teams across the state.In the championship game, the Wildcats found themselves down 15-1 after five minutes.The Wildcats were somewhat “star struck,” looking at the much bigger TOPPS players.The

  • SCJGA opens 2008 season on Monday

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association opens its 2008 schedule with its first tournament Monday at the Lancaster Golf Club.The junior golf association, which features play for girls and boys ages 8-18, is set to begin play at 8 a.m.

  • Walk-off walk gives juniors win

    A walk-off walk lifted the surging Lancaster Post 31 junior team to a one-run win Thursday night at Eggleton Field.Dillon Hydrick’s bases-loaded free pass pushed home Scott Mathis to lift the Lancaster juniors to a 7-6 win over Clover.The P-31 juniors entered the ninth inning locked in a 6-all draw.Mathis reached on an error to ignite the Lancaster rally.

  • Walters national runner-up

    University of South Carolina at Lancaster golfer Drew Walters’ valiant bid for an individual national championship fell a shot shy in sudden death on Friday afternoon at the Chautauqua (N.Y.) Golf Club.Walters’ 10-foot par putt lipped the hole to give Kris Boyes of Tompkins Cortland Community College in Dryden, N.Y., the national medalist in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III golf tournament.Walters, a Lancers’ sophomore golfer, held a two-shot lead heading into the final round, but finished regulation in a three-way st

  • Durham leaving Warriors to...

    Indian Land High School baseball coach Kevin Durham is bound for home to help coach at his prep alma mater.Durham, who has guided the Warriors’ baseball fortunes the last four seasons, is returning to Pendleton High in Anderson County to help lead the Bulldogs.Pendleton is a Class AA school where Durham will be an assistant coach under his former coach David Skelly.“It’s a chance to go home where I grew up,” Durham said.