Community Sports

  • State-bound! All-stars claim District 10 title
    The Lancaster Dixie Boys 14 all-stars cinched the right to play in the state tournament when they won the District 10 tournament Tuesday, July 9, at Walnut Creek Park. The tournament began at Minuteman Field in Lancaster, but had to be completed at the Walnut Creek Park because the Lancaster fields were washed out. Drops first loss to York In the opening game against York at Minuteman Field on July 7, the team dropped its first loss, losing 6-5. Lancaster held a 4-0 lead after three innings, but York rallied late to take the win.
  • P-31 wins opening round in playoffs
    by Eric Rowell/For The Lancaster News The American Lancaster Post 31 senior squad came from behind Wednesday, July 10, to defeat Dalzell Shaw Post 175, 4-2, in the opening round of the American Legion playoffs at Harvey Eggleton Field. The game, originally scheduled for Monday, was postponed to Wednesday. Dalzell Shaw had to wait out weather conditions to play a game with Lexington.
  • Darlings win district
    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Darlings American League all-stars defeated the Lancaster National League all-stars, 23-22, to win the Dixie Softball District 2 championship on Saturday, July 6, at the Rodman Sports Complex in Chester County. Brianna Vincent doubled to drive in two runs to lift the Lancaster County Darlings American League all-stars to the narrow win. The game was the third time the two Lancaster teams played in the district tournament. Lancaster AL won the first meeting July 2, when it took a 10-9 win.
  • Makos end season with win
    Staff Reports The Lancaster Makos ended their season with a 342-184 win over the Kershaw Stingrays on Thursday, June 27. The Makos were led by Trevor Tipton and Catherine Abbott, who each had four wins. Emmie Grace Johnson, Tamra Tipton, Taylor Teague and Nathan Reid each tallied three wins. Double winners include Aaron Morgan, Maraya Hinton, Landon Digh and Coulter Jackson. Single winners included Charlotte Harris, Will Jones and Bryce Blanton. The Stingrays were led by Sarah Sowell and John-Winst Ivester, who had four wins.
  • P-31 juniors notch first playoff win
    Eric Rowell For The Lancaster News The Lancaster Post 31 junior squad won the opening game of the playoffs Monday night at Harvey Eggleton Field. The Juniors took a 4-1 win over Spartanburg Post 28. Spartanburg (9-6), is the third-place team from Region 6, that includes region champion Inman and runner-up Greer. Monday’s game, originally scheduled for Tuesday, June 9, was moved due to inclement weather across the state delaying finalizing of Legion senior team pairings.
  • Watkins snags Heintz Performance victory
    Michael Knight For The Lancaster News “Bad Boy” Ben Watkins claimed the win in the Heintz Performance Limited Late Model main event Saturday, July 6, at Lancaster Motor Speedway. Watkins and Timbo Mangum were in the front row. When the green flag fell, Watkins, Mangum, David Yandle and Johnny Pursley battled for the lead. In turn four, Watkins and Mangum were side-by-side. Watkins cleared Mangum in turns three and four for the win.
  • Darlings stars battle for state bid
    The Lancaster County 7-8 Darlings American softball all-stars and National all-stars were slated to play Saturday morning in the district championship round at the Rodman Athletic Complex in Chester County. The game was completed after The Lancaster News' deadline for the Sunday paper.
  • Aquatics meet set for Kershaw pool
          The annual Aquatics meet, the season-ending competition between the area recreation summer swim teams, is set for Tuesday, July 9 and Wednesday, July 10 at the Kershaw Aquatics Center.
  • Ozone AL stars win district crown
    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball Ozone all-stars capped a 5-0 run to the District Two tournament title with a 9-8 comeback win over Union. The one-run win sends the Lancaster Ozone stars to Florence’s Greenwood Park to face Lexington on Saturday, July 13.
  • P-31 squads eye playoffs
    Lancaster American Legion baseball teams are set to open their postseason runs at home. The Lancaster Post 31 senior team will launch its playoff hopes with a home game Monday night at 7.