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Today's Sports

  • County quartet in all-star games

    Lancaster County will have strong representation for the annual CAWS (Coaches Association of Women’s Sports) North-South All-Star softball games next week.
    The elite tournament, featuring all-star teams from the North and South in all classes of S.C. high school softball play, is Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at USC Aiken.

  • Two county girls soccer...

    Two Lancaster County soccer standouts are headed to the Bayou State to compete for some elite regional honors.
    Kinsey Bishop, who plays at Indian Land High School, and Peyton Kennington, who plays for Andrew Jackson High School, are teammates on the Charlotte Independence Soccer Club.
    The Charlotte Independence is the former Discoveries Soccer Club, following a merger earlier this spring.

  • Sports Talk: Recalling the bike...

    No matter the occasion or season, when I’m at the Rice Athletic Complex at Lancaster High School, especially out front on those old walkways in front of the building, my mind drifts back to that September day in the early 1960s.
    As I step across the familiar walkways, I can close my eyes and reflect back some 55-plus years.
    I can hear my late father’s voice, “Robert, keep your balance, balance your weight, stay up, stay straight” as he followed close behind me.

  • Davis, Fitzgerald lead IL High...

    Indian Land High School senior sprinter Marlin Davis and freshman Empress Fitzgerald led the 2019 ILHS Warriors track awards.
    Davis, who has signed to run track at Lenoir Rhyne University in Hickory, N.C., is the ILHS boys MVP.

  • Piranhas fall in home meet

    The Lancaster County Piranhas recreation swim team fell in its home opener to the River Hills Country Club, 391-196, on Thursday at the county pool.
    Lancaster was coming off a win over Lake Wylie.

  • Pro-Am Royal Cup contest Saturday

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

    Bundy Auditorium at USC Lancaster will be the venue for the National Gymnastic Association’s second-annual Pro-Am Royal Cup Classic on Saturday.
    The 2018 field featured 24 men and women who took to the stage to show their progress in body building and physique categories.
    Promoted by Kennett Washington, the event brings together amateurs to compete for the chance to earn pro cards.

  • Second-annual Phillip Knight...

    The second-annual Phillip Knight Memorial race will be at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday.
    This race, held in memory of my father, means a great deal to me and my family.
    My dad, who died in April 2016 after a long battle with an illness, was a big dirt track racing fan. For some 20 years, my dad enjoyed working with numerous drivers and their cars, mainly the Whitakers, Ryan and Chris.

  • Springs Company wins CTTC tourney

    The Springs Company shot a 14-under 58 to win the annual Carolina Traffic and Transportation Club Golf Tournament to benefit Lancaster Children’s Home on May 21.
    The tournament, held in memory of Emerson Ellis, was played at the Lancaster Golf Club.

  • 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.

  • Piranhas open with road win

    The Lancaster County swim team opened its 2019 season, capturing a 280-269 road win over the Landing Gators at the Lake Wylie Pool on Monday afternoon.
    The Lancaster County Piranhas, which includes swimmers from Lancaster and Kershaw, were led by Fletcher Armbrust, Selah Harding and Tyler Tipton who each had three firsts in the win.
    Hadlee Stroud, Matthew Prete and Andrew Bell each posted two firsts in the meet.