Community Sports

  • Competitive play, great cause highlights the Red, White and Blue golf tourney
    Staff Report Competitive play and an outstanding cause highlighted the Red, White and Blue golf tournament held at the Carolina Lakes Golf Club at Sun City on Wednesday, July 16. The event, which benefited the Wounded Warriors’ Eagle Rock Camp, featured 144 players. Handicaps were used in the tournament, which featured a two-man best ball format. The field featured eight flights with nine two-man teams in each flight. Each team selected six red tees, six white tees and six blue tees to hit its shots.
  • Lancaster Debs fall in World Series
    Defending Debs World Series champion Alexandria, La., halted the Lancaster County Debs U18 softball all-stars’ postseason run with an extra-inning 3-2 win Tuesday, July 29, in Atoka, Tenn. Alexandria, which defeated Lancaster County, 6-3, to open its tournament run Saturday, July 26, scored the winning run Tuesday night as a batter was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to force home the winning run.
  • State antler records down slightly this year
    from S.C. Department of Natural Resources The most recent round of white-tailed deer antler measuring conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) revealed more than 200 new records, including one Boone and Crockett Club qualifier. Each spring, DNR Wildlife Section personnel make a concerted effort to measure deer racks throughout the state, with a major session during the Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic in Columbia.
  • Sports Briefs 8-1-14
    LHS Bruins set fall sports practices Lancaster High School athletics director Mark Strickland announced starting practice dates for all Bruins’ fall sports. LHS varsity, junior varsity and freshman football begins at 9 a.m. today, Aug. 1. Cross country opens at 4 p.m. today, Aug. 1. Volleyball for varsity and junior varsity players opens at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4. Swim team practice begins at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4. Girls tennis starts at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4.
  • Dixie Boys 13 stars fall in state tourney play
      Lancaster Dixie Baseball’s final 2014 all-star  team in postseason play was eliminated with a tough 5-4 loss on Wednesday, July 23 when the Lancaster Dixie Boys 13 all-stars fell to Lexington American.
  • Lancaster County Debs U18 stars bidding for Series title
      The Lancaster County American Debs U18 all-stars, who captured the state championship, are bidding to add some more softball hardware.
  • Juniors focused on Small Championship
     Titles and all-star selections will be at stake Monday, July 28 and Tuesday, July 29 when the annual Roy Small Junior Championship tournament is played at the Lancaster Golf Club. The Small Championship caps the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association’s 2014 tournament schedule at the LGC.
  • Team’s 55 tops PCC field
      A stellar start sparked the winning team in the eighth annual Pregnancy Care Center golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Friday, July 25. The winning foursome of Roger Hayes, Danny Reynolds, Dan Edwards and Bryan Turner teamed for a 17-under 55 to top the 16-team field.
  • AA stars third in Series
      The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA all-stars earned a third-place finish in the first-ever Dixie Youth AA World Series. The Lancaster stars, who earned the Series bid as the S.C. state champion, finished 5-3 in the tournament at Texarkana, Ark.
  • Juniors rebound to top Aiken, 7-5
      The Lancaster Post 31 junior Legion baseball team has had a penchant for the comeback win this season and the P-31 squad repeated the feat Tuesday afternoon, July 22 in the state tournament in Florence.