Community Sports

  • Patriots mourning Addison's death
    The New England Patriots are mourning the loss of one of the franchise’s original members, linebacker Tom Addison. A Lancaster native, Addison died Tuesday at his Bluffton home.
  • Tigers down Chester, improve to 2-0
          The Lancaster Tigers’ swim team improved to 2-0 on the season, downing Chester 381-151 on Tuesday night at the Lancaster County pool.
  • Neff has new role in USC title drive
      A key in the South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team’s return to Omaha to defend their national championship is handling challenges this season.
  • Duo's 132 tops M-G field
          Golf partners Bobby Young and Scott Caskey aren’t brothers-in-law, but they used “brother-in-law golf” to capture the title in the annual member-guest golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Sunday afternoon.
  • Fort Mill Post 43 rallies for extra-inning win over seniors
    Fort Mill foiled the Lancaster Post 31 senior team’s return to League V Legion baseball play with an extra-inning win over P-31 on Monday night at Fort Mill High School. Fort Mill, snapping a 2-all draw, scored an unearned run in the bottom of the 12th inning to lift Post 43 to a 3-2 win over Lancaster.
  • Debating greatness in sports
     It happened several times during this year’s NBA Playoffs.  Greg Summers, features editor at The Lancaster News, would roll his chair slightly from his desk, hold his hand to his face, flash a slight grin, look at me and say something like, “You know what? This is a great conversation.”
  • Tigers top Makos for first pool win
          The Tigers downed the Makos, 267-255 at the Lancaster County pool on Thursday.
  • Juniors seek to rebound
    The Lancaster American Legion Post 31 junior baseball team will seek to rebound as it swings back into action Wednesday night against Rock Hill. The juniors saw their League V win streak halted at seven Thursday night in Union where Post 22 topped the Lancaster team, 3-2.
  • Juniors remain unbeaten
    Staff Reports The Lancaster Post 31 juniors stretched their unbeaten League V baseball mark to 7-0 with a pair of league wins earlier this week. The Lancaster juniors opened the week with a 10-7 win over Chester on Tuesday night at Eggleton Field. Lancaster built a 7-0 spread after three innings and held on for the three-run win. Chandler Gardner, who pitched 5.2 innings, was the winner, allowing four hits, three runs and four walks. He struck out seven.
  • Neff, Miller taken in MLB Draft
    University of South Carolina pitcher-outfielder Steven Neff received the call of a lifetime for the third time in his baseball career, but he’s focused on the Gamecocks’ task at hand. Neff, the former Lancaster High School and Lancaster American Legion Post 31 baseball star, was one of 11 USC players drafted this week in the annual Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Neff, a junior pitcher-outfielder, was taken in the 41st round by the World Champion San Francisco Giants on Wednesday.