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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Slayton playing key role in FM...

     Staff Reports

    An Andrew Jackson High School basketball player is spending his summer, honing his hoops skills and earning hardwood honors.

    Michael Slayton, an AJHS junior, is a member of the Fort Mill Knicks who have earned a bid to the 16U AAU national tournament in Orlando, Fla., July 16-20.

    The team qualified for the nationals after winning the state tournament in Columbia.

    The FM Knicks will also play in the USBA Nationals in Myrtle Beach, July 8-12.

  • P-31 juniors face Greenwood Post...

     Staff Reports

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior team, which finished regular-season play as the League V runner, will open the 2014 S.C. American Legion playoffs with a home game against Greenwood.

    The series, a best-of-three first-round series, moves to Greenwood Post 20 for game two on Tuesday, July 8.

    The series is expected to close Wednesday, July 9. All games will be played a 7 p.m.

    The winner moves on to second-round play which opens Monday, July 14.

  • Aquatics slated for July 8-9

     Staff Reports

    Lancaster County Swim Team Sharks will host the annual Aquatics swim meet Tuesday, July 8 and Wednesday, July 9 at 4 p.m.

    The Aquatics meet is the season-ending meet for the area summer recreation swim teams.

    The 10-under swimmers will compete Tuesday, July 8, with the 11-up swimmers to compete July 9 at the LCP.

    The Aquatics meet will include teams from Kershaw, Chester, Camden and Lancaster.