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Today's Sports

  • A League stars district champs

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball A League 6U all-stars, ages 4-6, are set to defend their state championship.
    The A League stars, who won the first-ever A League all-stars state title last summer, are going after another state title.
    A year ago, the LDB A League stars rolled to the state title with a 5-0 mark, capping the run with a 23-8 win over Greer at the Midland Baseball Complex in Pine Springs of Lexington County.

  • Juniors fall to Rock Hill, drop...

    The Lancaster American Legion junior baseball team has hit a diamond snag.
    The P-31 juniors fell to 5-4, dropping their third straight League V defeat Thursday night, a 9-0 loss to Rock Hill at Eggleton Field.
    Lancaster managed only three hits in the game, with Josh Ribelin leading the way with two hits, including a double.
    Tyler Vespe added the other Lancaster hit.
    Ashton Phillips, the P-31 starter, went four frames and didn’t yield a run.

  • Springdale Park to host Dixie...

    The Dixie Softball District 2 all-star tournament takes center stage this weekend at the Springdale Recreation Complex.
    The facility, located at 260 South Plantation Road in Lancaster, will host games starting Saturday, with play to continue through Tuesday.
    “We have put in a great deal of work to be prepared for the tournament,” said said Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Sports Supervisor Morgan Blackmon. “We’re looking forward to hosting the tournament. Our teams are excited about playing on our home fields.”

  • Parrott edges Sowell for S.C....

    Staff, media reports
    Jack Parrott of Columbia defeated Kershaw native Logan Sowell in 21 holes to claim the 47th S.C. Amateur Match Play Championship at the Columbia Country Club on Sunday.
    The tournament was held June 12-16.
     “I had to trust myself and know that I could pull off the shots if I needed. Thankfully I just did, at least through 18 holes and was able to go on and win in extras,” said Parrott, a junior member of the University of South Carolina golf team out of A.C. Flora High School in Columbia.

  • Pittman, Tinsley tabbed for top...

    Two members of the Lancaster High School boys basketball team have been invited to participate in the top 100 Camp at Richland Northeast High School on Sunday.
    The LHS duo includes junior standouts, guard Omazeon “Dude” Tinsley and forward Janyle Pittman.
    The camp is held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Tinsley and Pittman were named to the All-Region III-AAAA team as selected by the league coaches last season.
    The LHS pair shared the team’s Most Valuable Offensive Player Award for the 2018-19 season.

  • Allen leads Buford High softball...

    Buford High School senior shortstop Hunter Allen led the Buford High School Lady Jackets softball awards for the 2019 season.
    Allen, a Class A-AA-AAAAA North-South all-star with teammate and BHS senior second baseman Emily Taylor, was named the BHS softball MVP.
    Allen capped a stellar senior season, hitting .452 with 19 runs batted in this season.
    Buford, which finished 17-7, won the Region IV-AA crown with an 11-1 mark.

  • Silver Foxes finalist in state...

    The Silver Foxes, which included Lancaster area senior tennis players, were worthy of their court name in the U.S. Tennis Association men’s 55-over doubles at Hilton Head earlier this season.
    The Silver Foxes, who finished as a state finalist, advanced to the championship round at Hilton Head where they fell in a tough 2-1 loss to Spartanburg.
    “We had close matches all the way, and our two losses in the title round to Spartanburg were in third-set tie-breakers,” said Rick Porter, one of four Lancaster area senior netters on the SF team.

  • LMS to host Relay for Life Night

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will wrap up its June schedule at the half-mile dirt oval, hosting Relay for Life Night.
    The race is sponsored By Mane Street Hair Designers and DC Cycles.
    Relay for Life has been a huge event across the United States, including the Lancaster community.
    This is a first-time event for Lancaster Motor Speedway, as track officials look to extend community activities and provide a greater awareness in the fight against cancer.

  • Region X softball honors Revels

    Former Lancaster High School star catcher Gracie Revels has been named to the NJCAA All-Region X softball team for the 2019 season.
    Revels, a freshman catcher for the USC Union Bantams, posted some impressive numbers in her first season of college softball.
    Revels hit .378 with 29 RBIs and eight home runs. She posted a .731 slugging average and .413 on-base percentage. Revels scored 37 runs, with 18 stolen bases, 87 total bases and 23 extra-base hits.
    On defense, Revels posted a .958 fielding percentage with four errors on the season.

  • P-31 juniors, senior fall

    The Lancaster Post 31 American Legion junior baseball team returned to play Monday night when it dropped a tough 10-9 home loss to Chester Post 27 at Eggleton Field.
    Lancaster, up 9-8 in the top of the seventh inning, saw Chester rally for two unearned runs to take a 10-9 lead.
    In the bottom of the seventh inning, Lancaster had two runners on with two out and J.P. Cunningham drove a ball in the left center field gap, but the Chester left fielder hustled over to make a game-ending catch to seal Chester’s comeback win over Lancaster.