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Today's Sports

  • Baker doubles down at LSS

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    There was a huge crowd for the racing action at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday, July 11.

    In the Faith Funderburke Realty Super Stock Division, the front row was Andy “Pops” Hodges and Joseph Engelbrecht. When the green flag fell, it was Hodges, Engelbrecht, Johnny Starkey and Kyle Norwood battling for the lead entering turn one.

  • Staying alive

    Staff reports

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission Dixie Softball Angels all-stars kept their postseason hopes alive with a 15-7 win over Bamberg on Monday, July 13, in the state tournament in Seneca. That put them 2-1 in the state play after, losing to Latta, 10-0, in the tournament opener Saturday, July 11. They rallied back on Sunday, July 12, when they defeated Moncks Corner, 12-10.

    In Monday’s game, Alisha Neisler was the winning pitcher in the eight-run win.

  • Ozone stars fall in state tourney

    Staff reports

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball Ozone all-stars (U-12) saw their postseason hopes end with a pair of losses in the state tournament over the weekend, July 11-12.

    The Ozone stars fell to Greenwood, 5-3, in the opening round Saturday and then dropped a tough 5-4 loss to Hilton Head on Sunday afternoon.

    “We made too many mistakes to beat a good team,” Lancaster Ozone all-stars manager Dale Laney said. “We had our share of chances, but just didn’t come through when we needed to in this tournament.”

  • CPTC qualifies 12 for Junior...

    Staff reports

    The Columbus Parker Track Club has qualified 12 athletes to compete at the National Junior Olympics at Dick Price Stadium on the campus of Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Va.

    Price Stadium is named for former NSU athletics director, head football and track coach Dick Price.

    The CPTC, a non-profit organization named for its late coach, Columbus “Big Daddy” Parker, earned 29 medals at the regional meet at Eastside High School earlier this summer.

  • Baker doubles down at LSS

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    There was a huge crowd for the racing action at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday, July 11.

    In the Faith Funderburke Realty Super Stock Division, the front row was Andy “Pops” Hodges and Joseph Engelbrecht. When the green flag fell, it was Hodges, Engelbrecht, Johnny Starkey and Kyle Norwood battling for the lead entering turn one.

  • P-31 on to second round playoffs

    Eric Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    Walhalla Post 124’s decision to forfeit the fifth game in the best of 5 American Legion Playoffs is sending Lancaster Post 31 to the second round of state playoffs.

    Walhalla forfeited playing the fifth game that was scheduled to be played Friday, July 10, at the Harvey Eggleton Field in Lancaster because the Post 124 team is dismantling.

  • Brown set to enter USC hall of...

    Staff Reports

    Former Lewisville High School star Sheldon Brown is one of eight former USC Gamecocks athletes, who will be inducted into the USC Athletic Hall of Fame for 2015.

    Brown, along with seven other individuals, will be honored and inducted Thursday, Sept. 10, in The Zone at Williams Brice Stadium, beginning with a reception at 5:30 p.m. Inductions will begin at 6:45 p.m. The eight USC greats will also be recognized at the Carolina vs. Kentucky football game on Sept. 12.

  • P-31 on to second round playoffs

    Eric Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    Walhalla Post 124’s decision to forfeit the fifth game in the best of 5 American Legion Playoffs is sending Lancaster Post 31 to the second round of state playoffs.

    Walhalla forfeited playing the fifth game that was scheduled to be played Friday, July 10, at the Harvey Eggleton Field in Lancaster because the Post 124 team is dismantling.

  • Junior golfers to launch second...

    Staff Reports

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association tees off the second half of its 2015 season Monday, July 13, at the Kershaw Golf Club.

    The 2015 LJGA points races for each age group reflect tight play.

    In the boys 10-12 age division, Mason Tucker leads the points through three tournaments with 80 points, with Trey Crenshaw third at 70. Simon Wright is third, 56 points.

    In the boys 7-9 age group, Landry Williams leads the points for the season with 70 and David Oliver has 60. Brady Snipes has 58 points in third place.

  • Brown set to enter USC hall of...

    Staff Reports

    Former Lewisville High School star Sheldon Brown is one of eight former USC Gamecocks athletes, who will be inducted into the USC Athletic Hall of Fame for 2015.

    Brown, along with seven other individuals, will be honored and inducted Thursday, Sept. 10, in The Zone at Williams Brice Stadium, beginning with a reception at 5:30 p.m. Inductions will begin at 6:45 p.m. The eight USC greats will also be recognized at the Carolina vs. Kentucky football game on Sept. 12.