Community Sports

  • Neff had solid hope of USC diamond success
      Steven Neff, the Lancaster connection to the back-to-back national champion University of South Carolina baseball team, had an idea the Gamecocks could repeat the unique feat.
  • Dixie Angels soar to title
          The Lancaster County Dixie Softball Angels All-Stars are soaring into the state tournament.
  • Juniors split with Gaffney
    The Lancaster American Legion junior team split a League V doubleheader with Gaffney on Monday night. Lancaster, the League V champion, took the nightcap as ace hurler Jordan Brock tossed a no-hitter.
  • AA all-stars roll in opener
          The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA all-stars had a rousing start to launch their district tournament hopes at Gandy Field in the Wylie Park Complex on Monday night.
  • Angels softball stars 3-0
        The Lancaster County Dixie Softball Angels all-stars remained unbeaten in the district tournament with a 10-4 win over Jefferson on Monday night at the Rodman Athletic Complex.
  • Tigers swim to win at Camden
    ved to 4-0 on the season with a 338-241 win over host Camden on Saturday. The Tigers, in the 97-point win, were paced by Charlee Brooke Henry, Lauren Spencer, Makenzie Henry, Jonah Faile and Jory Pettit who had four firsts each. Jonathan Wade, Brayden Kennington and Simon Wright each had three wins in the victory.
  • Revenge win nets crown
    The Lancaster Post 31 junior baseball team earned some diamond revenge Thursday night at Eggleton Field. Post 31 juniors avenged their lone loss to date with a convincing 9-3 League V win over Union Post 22. Union defeated Lancaster 3-2 in Union on June 9. The six-run win Thursday gave Lancaster the League V juniors’ championship and a home berth in the upcoming Legion baseball state playoffs.
  • Oliver leads quartet of repeat LJGA victors
    David Oliver was one of four junior golfers to post a third straight win in the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association’s tournament play. Oliver, playing at his home course at White Plains Golf Club in Pageland, shot a 24 over five holes from special tees to notch his third consecutive win. The LJGA chapter opened its 2011 season at the Lancaster Golf Club and followed at the Chester Golf Club before playing White Plains in Pageland last Monday.
  • Don’t count out cardiac Gamecocks
    With all the gut-wrenching action of South Carolina’s emotional 3-2 win over No. 1 national seed Virginia, did you really doubt the Gamecocks’ chances Friday night? A USC foe’s No. 1 billing seems to inspire the Gamecocks to turn it up a notch, or just whatever it takes.
  • CPTC wins 77 medals at district qualifying meet
    The Columbus Parker Track Club garnered 77 awards for places first to sixth at the district qualifying meet in Spartanburg. The Lancaster youth track team amassed 45 medals for its first- to third-place finishers. The CPTC earned eight gold medals, 23 silver medals and 14 bronze medals. Rekia Polk, in the girls 10-under age group, led the way with two firsts and a second. During the meet at Spartanburg High School, the team qualified 35 athletes to compete at Lucy C. Laney Stadium in August, Ga. 10-under girls