Today's Sports

  • Post 31 rallies for split with...

    Lancaster Post 31 capped a long night with a walk-off home win in extra innings Wednesday.

    P-31, in the nightcap of a League V twin bill at Eggleton Field, avoided a diamond nightmare – getting swept – with a 4-3 win over Fort Mill Post 43.

    P-43 opened the doubleheader with a 5-3 win in nine innings.

    Regulation Legion baseball games are nine innings, with doubleheaders each seveninning contests.

  • CPTC strong in state qualifier

    The Columbus Parker Track produced an outstanding performance at S.C. state qualifier with 21 medals. 
    The state qualifier was June 4-5 at Eastside High School in Taylors.
    Nygel Moore, 13, was the boys top winner with three gold medals.
    Top medal winner for the girls was Keanna McDuffie, 14.
    She won gold in the javelin and earned a silver medal for the race walk to help position the CPTC for a third-place ranking in the girls age 14 division.

  • Racing returns Saturday night

    Lancaster Super Speedway returns to racing action with the weather forecast looking much better Saturday night.

    LSS fans and drivers with rainout tickets from the May 28 race will need to bring their tickets/arm bands from that race to be admitted free Saturday night.

    The track has been idle for the last two weekends with back-to-back rainouts.

    The admission prices are $25 for the pits and $12 for the track grandstands.

    LSS pit gates open at 4 p.m. and 5 for the grandstands.

  • Piranhas' swim home opener...

    The Lancaster Piranhas dropped a close loss to the Fort Mill Sharks in the LCST’s practice meet for the new Metrolina Swim League on June 2.
    Fort Mill took a 312-302 win over Lancaster.
    The Piranhas were led by Isabella Thorpe, Taylor Teague, Makenzy Mills, Alaina Houghtaling and Samuel Page with three wins each.
    Double winners included Bristol Glenn, Ryder Lucas and Charlee Brooke Henry.

  • Mingo recalls Ali’s impact

    A chance meeting with Muhammad Ali stands as an extraordinary moment in the life of Lancaster boxing champion Cedric “Mean Man” Mingo.
    Mingo, on the brink of a stellar professional boxing career in the late 1980s, which later landed him a coveted spot in the Carolinas Boxing Hall of Fame, recalled a memorable meeting with Ali in 1989.
    Ali, a three-time world heavyweight champion and one of the most celebrated sports figures of all time, died Friday in Scottsdale, Ariz.

  • Storm halts racing action again

    Rain dominated for a second straight week as racing action at Lancaster Super Speedway was washed out.
    The LSS hot laps for the June 4 action were about to get rolling when the rain picked up and forced the LSS staff to cancel the racing night.
    Racing action returns, with the future cast for the weather looking much better.
    Fans and drivers with rain-out tickets from the May 28 race will need to bring their tickets/arm bands from that race for free admission Saturday night.
    The admission prices are $25 for the pits and $12 for the grandstands.

  • ‘Mule Train’ run legendary

    Bill “Mule Train” McGuirt is regarded as one of the best, if not the best football player to ever play at Lancaster High School.

    It has been 58 years since he played his last game at Lancaster High School, but longtime LHS football fans still recall his gridiron exploits.

    McGuirt is remembered today since he died May 8 at the home of his son Mark in Charleston.

  • Post 31 returns to play Monday...

    The Lancaster Post 31 Legion baseball team resumes play on the 2016 season as P-31 ventures to Fort Mill Post 43 on Monday for a League V twin bill.

    Game one begins at 6 p.m., with game two to follow after a short break between the games.

    Lancaster P-31, 1-1 on the season, split in League V play to open the season.

    Lancaster dropped a 9-8 road loss to Clover 38 to open the season May 18, but rebounded to take a 12-2 win over Rock Hill Post 34.

  • North stars win A League tourney

    The North all-stars won the best-of-three game series between the Lancaster Dixie Baseball ‘A’ League (6U) all-stars Friday night.

    On Thursday evening at Wylie Park, the North all-stars battled back from a 5-0 deficit to win the series opener, 16-12.

    Action continued Friday night for game two, which was a back-and- forth affair with many lead changes.

  • Lancaster junior golfers open...

    The Lancaster chapter of the South Carolina Junior Golf Association (SCJGA) opens play Monday with a tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The tournament is the first of six on the 2016 LJGA season, its 21st overall.

    “I feel it’s going to be a good season,” said Raymon Chisom, the Lancaster chapter director. “We will have between 40-55 kids playing this season. That’s a solid number.