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Today's Sports

  • Junior golfers compete in second...

    Michael Long carded an even par 72 to capture the boys 15-18 win in the second tournament of the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association on Monday at the Edgewater Golf Club.

    Long’s two–shot win featured four birdies and 10 pars over 18 holes, He had a 36-36.

    Mason Sowell, the Andrew Jackson High golf standout, was a close second with a 74 (36-38). Sowell had four birdies and eight pars on the day.

  • A stars rebound for crown

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball A (6U) all-stars came all the way back to win the District 2 Machine Pitch championship tournament with a pair of impressive wins over host Union at the Timken Sports Complex in Union on Friday night.

    Lancaster dropped the best-of-three series opener, 19-14 Thursday night, but responded with two clutch wins – 14-7 and 22-5 on Friday.

  • Sports Talk: Daddy taught me...

    Often when I write, or read the word – Lancaster – I think of that memorable night on Normandy Road.

     I can smile now in fond reflection, but it was anything close to grins – the proverbial “rainbows and butterflies” –that evening.

    From the time I was born to grade three, I lived with my family on Normandy Road before we moved to Sherwood Circle in Forest Hills.

  • Trio in all-star matches

    A trio of Lancaster County high school soccer stars will be in the state spotlight as they play in the annual North South All-Star soccer matches Saturday.
    Indian Land’s Bailey Penegar and Katherine Kilroy will play for the North team in the girls all-star match, while Lancaster High’s Zeke Williams will play for the North boys.
    Both matches will be played at Rock Hill’s District Three Stadium on Cherry Road.
    The girls match is at noon, with the boys contest set for a 2:15 p.m. kickoff.

  • Rain a pain for P-31 baseball...

    Lancaster Post 31 American Legion baseball has been plagued by wet weather this week.
    Post 31, 2-2 on the season, had two game halted due to rain.
    On Tuesday, Lancaster was at Fort Mill for a League V game with host Post 43 and play was washed out in the third inning with the home team on top, 7-1.
    On Wednesday, a late afternoon thunderstorm canceled play at Eggleton Field.
    Lancaster was slated to face Rock Hill Post 34 at home, but the storm halted the action before the opening pitch.

  • Dixie Softball stars set for...

    Lancaster County Parks and Recreation girls softball all-star teams will open play in the Dixie Softball District 2 tournament at Lancaster’s Springdale Park this weekend.
    Lancaster County will field three all-star teams – Darlings (ages 7-8), Angels (ages 9-10) and Ponytails (ages 11-12).
    u The Lancaster County Darlings all-stars are led by coach Gene Knight. He is assisted by Garrett Plyler, Darrell McManus and Chris Timmons.
    The Darlings stars open play Saturday at noon when they face Chester.

  • Lancaster Piranhas fall in home...

    The Lancaster Piranhas fell to 1-2 on the season after dropping a 335-243 loss to the Lake Wylie Gators at home on Monday.
    Lancaster, in the loss, was led by Amelia Wright, Samuel Page and Alaina Houghtaling who had three firsts each.
    Bristol Glenn, Titus Trammell, Isabella Thorpe, Charlee Brooke Henry and Tamra Tipton each posted two wins in the meet.
    Single winners included Alex Trimnal, Mallory McDow, Rose Ellis, Ryder Lucas, Will Wilson, Tyler Tipton and Matt Prete.
    Lancaster visited River Hills on Thursday in Metrolina League swim meet action.

  • SECA Crate Late Models, Late...

    Lancaster Super Speedway, coming off one of its top racing nights of the 2016 season, will feature the SECA Crate Late Models and Late Models racing together Saturday night.
    This combination is an idea LSS owner Doug McManus has been considering as some of the Late Model drivers have asked him to do this due to the SECA Crate Late Models and Late Model times are similar.
    The admission prices are $25 for the pits and $12 for the grandstands. Pit gates open at 4 p.m. and 5 for grandstands.

  • Piranhas post first swim win

    The Lancaster Piranhas posted their first swim win in the Metrolina League, taking a 309-273 victory over the Rock Hill Country Club Dolphins.
    Lancaster was led by Taylor Teague, Makenzy Mills and Samuel Page who had three wins each in the win over the RHCC Dolphins.
    Isabella Thorpe, Bristol Glenn, Titus Trammell, Amelia Wright, Reece Earl, Tamra Tipton and Alaina Houghtaling had two wins apiece in the Piranhas win.

  • Post 31 at home tonight

    Lancaster Post 31 will be home tonight at it hosts Rock Hill Post 34 in a League V baseball clash at Eggleton Field.
    The game tonight is the second meeting of the season between Lancaster and Rock Hill.
    Lancaster, which entered the week with a 2-2 record in League V play, downed Post 34 in the first contest, taking a 12-2 victory in Rock Hill last month.
    In that game, Evan Flynn smashed a two-run home run and Druw Rollings drilled a solo home run to spark the 10-run win in seven frames.