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Today's Sports

  • Summertime racing heats up

    Lancaster Super Speedway roars back into racing action Saturday night, July 12, with some real summer heat.
    You could tell the racing season was heating up last Saturday, July 5, as tempers flared at the track all night long.
    This week, the SECA Crate Late Models return with a $1,250 pot going to the main event winner and a $250 bonus to the highest finishing non-winner from the 2014 racing season.

  • Sports Briefs 7-11-14

    AJ wrestling camp July 11-12
    The Andrew Jackson Volunteer wrestling camp for ages 6-18, hosted by NCAA champion Tony Davis, is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, July 11, and Saturday, July 12, at Andrew Jackson High School.
    The cost is $75 per wrestler and $140 for siblings. The camp offers a $10 discount per wrestler for groups of five or more. Lunch is provided each day.

  • All-stars state-bound

    Staff Reports

    The Lancaster Dixie Boys 13 all-stars captured the District 10 championship and a berth in the state tournament, taking a 19-16 win over York at the Rodman Recreation Complex in Chester County on Sunday, July 6.

    The 13 all-stars’ three-run win capped a 2-0 sweep of York in the district tournament.

    The Lancaster team opened the tournament with an 18-1 win over York on Saturday, July 5, at Rodman.

  • P-31 juniors earn playoff win

    Eric Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    The Lancaster Post 31 juniors team needed extra innings and key hitting to win game one of the American Legion first-round playoff series with Post 20 of Greenwood.

    Lancaster Post 31, the runner-up in Region V, hosted game one of the best-of-three playoff series with Greenwood, from Region VII on Monday night at Harvey Eggleton Field.

  • Hodges wins two in July 5 race

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    Brent Hodges was in the spotlight at Lancaster Super Speedway with two wins Saturday, July 5.

    Hodges took the checkers in the Pro Street and Crate Sportsman divisions.

    In the Pro Street main event, the front row was Brent Hodges and Joseph Richardson.

    When the green flag fell, Hodges, Richardson, Brandy Baker and Andrew Baker battled for the lead in turn one. Exiting turn two, Hodges had the lead, with Baker and Richardson right behind him.

  • All-stars state-bound

    Staff Reports

    The Lancaster Dixie Boys 13 all-stars captured the District 10 championship and a berth in the state tournament, taking a 19-16 win over York at the Rodman Recreation Complex in Chester County on Sunday, July 6.

    The 13 all-stars’ three-run win capped a 2-0 sweep of York in the district tournament.

    The Lancaster team opened the tournament with an 18-1 win over York on Saturday, July 5, at Rodman.

  • P-31 juniors earn playoff win

    Eric Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    The Lancaster Post 31 juniors team needed extra innings and key hitting to win game one of the American Legion first-round playoff series with Post 20 of Greenwood.

    Lancaster Post 31, the runner-up in Region V, hosted game one of the best-of-three playoff series with Greenwood, from Region VII on Monday night at Harvey Eggleton Field.

  • Hodges wins two in July 5 race

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    Brent Hodges was in the spotlight at Lancaster Super Speedway with two wins Saturday, July 5.

    Hodges took the checkers in the Pro Street and Crate Sportsman divisions.

    In the Pro Street main event, the front row was Brent Hodges and Joseph Richardson.

    When the green flag fell, Hodges, Richardson, Brandy Baker and Andrew Baker battled for the lead in turn one. Exiting turn two, Hodges had the lead, with Baker and Richardson right behind him.

  • AAA stars win district

     Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars capped an unbeaten run to capture the Dixie Youth Baseball District 2 tournament at the Timken Sports Complex in Union on Wednesday, July 2.

    The Lancaster AAA all-stars, who went 5-0 in the field and outscored their foes, 56-4, wrapped up the crown with a 14-3 win over Clover, which fell twice to Lancaster.

  • Hammond to guide BHS Jackets

     Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    Buford High School has gone within its hoops ranks for new leadership in the Yellow Jackets’ varsity basketball program.

    Garrett Hammond, who has coached in the Buford High hoops feeder program, is the new Jackets’ boys basketball coach.

    Hammond, 30, will take the BHS hoops reigns after former Jackets’ coach Neil Couch left Buford for a position with an area business.