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Today's Sports

  • P-31 juniors state-bound

    The Lancaster Post 31 Juniors earned a trip to the state tournament next week with a 10-8 win over Rock Hill Post 34 Friday night at Eggleton Field.

    Lancaster, down 2-1 going into the bottom of the fourth, responded with four runs as Kendall Adams drilled a bases-loaded double, plating two runs.

    Two Rock Hill errors allowed Adams to score, giving Lancaster a 5-3 lead.

    Rock Hill fought back in the next inning, scoring three and tying the game at 5.

  • All-star quartet eyes state title

    Staff Reports

    Four Lancaster youth softball teams head to Sumter today with the same goal – a coveted state championship.

    Teams representing the Darlings, Ponytails, Belles and Debs girls softball programs will launch play this weekend at Sumter’s Dillon Park.

    Each team qualified for the state tournament after capturing district championships at the tournaments held in Chester the last weekend in June.

  • Rain top scorer in sports

    Staff Reports

    While the much-needed rain of the last few days helped with the drought situation, it put a dent on Lancaster County sports events on Tuesday and Wednesday.

    The heavy precipitation prevented Lancaster Post 31 junior and senior teams from playing. The Aquatics team could not complete their meet for the 10 and under on Wednesday afternoon.

    The Dixie Boys 14-year-olds only played half an inning before the game was called. Other teams never got to play.

  • Lancaster tops Rock Hill

    Lancaster Post 31 Juniors took Game 1 of the American Legion playoffs in dramatic fashion as Will Gaston slugged a walk-off, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh to beat Rock Hill Post 34, 5-3, on Monday night at Eggleton Field.

    Lancaster, the second-place team in League V, took an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first when Adam Eubanks scored Andrew Smyre with a sacrifice fly.

    Lancaster extended its lead in the third as Kendall Adams singled and scored on Joseph Threatt’s RBI.

  • Annual Aquatics meet gets under...

    The annual Aquatics meet is returning to Lancaster.

    The season-ending meet for the recreation summer swim league will be held over two days starting today at the Lancaster County Pool.

    The pool is located at the corner of Wylie and York streets adjacent to the Lancaster County tennis courts.

    The swim meet includes the four-team field of Lancaster, Chester, Kershaw and Camden. The LCST Sharks went unbeaten during the regular season which was held in June.

  • Rain doesn't dampen racing...

    Rain caused some delays Saturday night at the Lancaster Speedway, but it didn’t stop the action.

    In the young guns main event the front row was shared by Andrew Blackwood and Caycee McGuire. Blackwood jumped to the lead early but while racing for first McGuire bumped Blackwood, causing Blackwood to fall to second. From that point on, McGuire held on for a strong finish. Behind him were Blackwood, Andrew Yandle, Josh Langley and Brandon Blackmon.

  • AAA all-stars top Union, 16-0

    Staff Reports

    The Dixie Youth AAA National all-stars, ages 9-10, claimed the first win of the district tournament play in Union on Monday night.

    The Lancaster team defeated Union America, 16-0, in four innings, after implementing the mercy 10-run rule.

    There are four teams participating in the district play – Lancaster National, Union American, Lockhart and Clover.

  • Doomsday upgrade has coach...

    Doomsday Corner is sporting a new look and new Lancaster High School baseball coach Brett Blackmon is beaming with the result.“We’re really excited,” said Blackmon.

  • Post 31 clubs Clover 10-0

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior team kept alive its postseason American Legion baseball hopes with a solid 10-0 road win over Clover Post 38 on Thursday night.Lancaster, rebounding from an 11-7 home loss to Fort Mill Post 43 on Monday night, received a solid mound effort from first-year hurler J.R. Tripp.Tripp, the side-arming right-hander who played at Lancaster High School, blanked Post 28 on two hits.

  • Sharks win, cap unbeaten season

    The Lancaster County Sharks put the final touches on a unbeaten regular season, taking a 459-77 win over the Kershaw Stingrays on Monday at the Kershaw Pool.The Sharks had plenty of help in taking the swim win as Gracie Scott, Pagan Glenn, Jonah Faile, Kaylen Thorne and Cody Brown each posted four firsts in the individual competition.Tyler Digh and Elizabeth Catoe each registered three wins.