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Today's News

  • P-31 posts first win

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior baseball team, back in action following the graduation break, notched its first win of the season, taking a 2-1 victory over Chapin/Newberry on Monday night at Eggleton Field.
    Lancaster, 1-3 on the season, snapped a 1-all tie in the bottom of the second inning as Chas DeBruhl reached on a bunt single and Jarron Taylor was hit by a pitch.
    DeBruhl dashed home on Brett Sistare’s two-out single for a 2-1 lead.
    Chapin/Newberry struck for its only run in the top of the first inning.

  • Buddy Crook Memorial set Saturday

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is set to host one of the largest paying MMSA 4-Cylinder Series races for the 2019 racing season Saturday night.
    The Monster Mini Stock Association 4-Cylinder Series visits Lancaster Motor Speedway this week for the Buddy Crook Memorial.
    The race is held in memory of Lancaster Speedway racing legend Buddy Crook.
    The race has $3,000 to win, $1,200 for second, $800 for third, $600 for fourth and $525 for the fifth-place finisher.
    The race also has $500 up on the wheel bonus, and a $100 fast time award.

  • With 3 sons to lead, mom goes back to get diploma

    Ten years after she had planned to graduate from high school, Lancaster resident Jasmine Johnson has finally received her Lancaster High School diploma.
    Instead of walking across the stage with her fellow Lancaster Adult Education grads, Johnson joined her son, Zi’Onn, who was graduating from 4K at Clinton Elementary School the same day.
    “I was very happy,” Johnson said this week. “That was the happiest day of my life.”

  • BES student passionate about pets

    A local animal-advocacy group has gotten some much-needed pet supplies because a second grader read a library book.
    The book, “Strays Like Us” by Cecilia Galante, convinced Buford Elementary School’s Ally Brasington to lead a recent school-wide pet supply donation drive for Lancaster’s SPCA chapter.
    “Pets should be taken better care of than they are, and if you watch their expressions, they’ll tell you exactly what they need,” said Ally, a rising third grader.

  • Andrew Jackson Volunteers youth basketball camp
  • Buddy Crook Memorial rescheduled June 15

    The first try for the Buddy Crook Memorial was unsuccessful as Mother Nature prevailed with rain resulting in a rainout May 11 at the half-mile dirt track.
    LMS co-promoters Eric Caskey and Shannon Mun rescheduled the special race for June 15.
    The fifth annual Buddy Crook Memorial race is set for  Lancaster Motor Speedway.

  • Piranhas set to open swim season

    The Lancaster Piranhas swim team, sponsored by the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation, opens their season in the Metrolina League on Monday at Lake Wylie.
    The meet will begin at 5:45 p.m.
    Katie Knox is the Piranhas head coach and she is assisted by Cami Armbrust, the Kershaw Pool coach.
    Assistant coaches include Morgan Ledford and Alaina Houghtaling, who work with the 10-under swimmers.
    The coaches for the 11-up swimmers are Abbi Denyer and Samuel Page.

  • LDB honors top players, coaches, teams

    Lancaster Dixie Baseball has honored top players, coaches and teams for the 2019 youth baseball season.
    In the A League, ages 4-6, Founders Federal Credit Union, managed by Scott Barrett, won the league championship and city championship.
    Barrett will manage the A League All-Stars, which will represent Lancaster Dixie Baseball in the district tournament in Lewisville where the tournament is held June 15-19.

  • Springdale Complex closed with upcoming tournament

    Lancaster County Parks and Recreation will be hosting the Dixie Softball District 2 all-star tournament June 22-26 at the Springdale Recreation Complex, 260 South Plantation Road in Lancaster.
    Admission will be charged as you enter the parking lot. 
    Due to the high volume and limited parking,, LCPRC officials will close the Springdale Recreation Complex, including the walking track, playground, open fields, etc.) to the public for the duration of the tournament.
    The closing days and times are listed below:
    - Saturday, June 22, closed all day.

  • Juniors score late, edge Rock Hill

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior baseball team walked off a win Thursday night at Eggleton Field.
    Lancaster, locked in a 1-all tie with Rock Hill Post 34, scratched out a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to seal a 2-1 win.
    Bry Neal, in the Lancaster seventh inning, opened the frame with a double and Landon Deese followed with an intentional walk.
    Ashton Hudson, with an out, hit a grounder to the RH shortstop, who made an error and wildly threw back to third base in an attempt to nab Neal. But the throw got away and Neal scored the winning run.