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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Trapps to play at NCCU

    Former Lancaster High School basketball star Ron Trapps earned his undergraduate degree May 7 at Coastal, but he still has eligibility.
    Trapps, as a graduate transfer under NCAA regulations, is going to take that extra year and play at N.C. Central University in Durham, N.C.
    Trapps is pursuing a graduate degree not offered at Coastal and as a CCU graduate can transfer and be eligible at another school for the 2016-17 season.
    Trapps had a serious knee injury in his freshman season that severely hampered his college hoops career and led to a redshirt season.

  • LDB honors top players, coaches...

    Lancaster Dixie Baseball recently honored its top players, coaches and teams for the 2016 season at the Wylie Park Complex.
    A League (6U)
    Regular season champions– Burgess Funeral Home Yankees
    City Champions – Burgess Funeral Home Yankees
     The A league has two all-star teams – North and South – and they play each other in a best-of-three-game series at Wylie Park’s Ronnie Gandy Field. The tourney opened Thursday, with game two today at 6 p.m. and a third game, if needed, set for tonight at 7:30 p.m.

  • Four in final soccer poll

    Four Lancaster County high school soccer teams finished the season ranked in the final EurosportScoreboard state soccer polls.
    The EurosportScoreboard is the scoreboard for S.C. scores and updates on soccer teams.
    Both Indian Land teams capped the season with a top three ranking in Class AA soccer.
    The Indian Land High School boys of veteran coach Adam Cole finished No. 2 in the final Class AA boys state poll.
    The Warriors, who were 17-6 on the season, fell to Bishop England for the Class AA boys state title May 13 at Irmo High School.