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Today's Sports

  • Post 31 steamrolls Gaffney 8-1,...

    The Post 31 Junior Baseball team steamrolled Gaffney, 8-1 on Wednesday night to advance in state tournament play.
    Lancaster combined solid defense and timely hitting with a complete game from starting pitcher Chas DeBruhl to win the best-of-three playoff series.
    DeBruhl handcuffed a hard-hitting Gaffney Post 109 team much of the night. The hard-throwing left-hander struck out five batters, allowing three walks and a scant two hits.

  • Sindarius Thornwell released by...

    Former Lancaster High School and University of South Carolina basketball standout Sindarius Thornwell is looking for another NBA team.
    The Los Angeles Clippers released the 25-year-old, 6-foot-5 guard/forward on Saturday, along with fellow teammate Tyrone Wallace.
    The 48th pick in the 2017 draft, Thornwell just finished his second year in the NBA.

  • Post 31 loses playoff opener to...

    American Legion Post 31 Junior Baseball coach Dickie Howard didn’t sugarcoat his team’s home loss Monday night to Gaffney Post 109 in their best-of-three playoff series.
    “It was rough…. We just made too many mistakes,” Howard said.
    The visiting American Legion Post 109 junior team scored three runs in the top of the first inning and silenced the P-31 bats, winning the road game by a 10-0 margin.

  • Bailes nabs Ultimate Super Late...

    Clover native Ross Bailes held off Ultimate Super Late Model series points leader Zack Mitchell at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday to win the All American 40 and the first-place $4,000 paycheck that came with it.
    The victory made Bailes the first repeat winner of the 2019 Ultimate Super Late Model series season.
    Mitchell, the defending series champion, finished second, followed by Michael Brown, Dennis Franklin and Donald Bradsher.

  • LHS netters have solid season

    The 2019 Lancaster High School tennis team posted another solid season on the court.
    The Bruins tennis team at 5-1, finished second in region play, with its lone league loss to conference champion York.
    Lancaster, in all its matches – region and non-region, went 8-5.
    Isaac Thomas went undefeated on the season and was named the Bruins MVP.
    Brevon McKinney was awarded the team’s Most Improved Player Award, moving from No. 2 doubles to No. 2 singles player.

  • Lightning strikes for Justin...

    DAYTONA – Talk about a perfect NASCAR storm.
    Justin Haley was “just riding around” in 27th place Sunday during the running of the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
    The Indiana native readily admits to being a long shot with no expectation to win, but that’s just what happened.
    Haley, 20, is the second-youngest Cup series winner at Daytona.
    “It was never even a thought in my mind,” Haley said, after winning his first Monster Energy Series race in only his third start.

  • Dixie Boys 13U stars win district

    RODMAN – The Lancaster Dixie Boys 13U all-stars wrapped up the District 10
    Baseball championship with a second straight lopsided win on Tuesday night at the Rodman Complex in Chester County.
    The 13U stars, who opened the best-of-three district title series with a 15-0 win on Monday night, followed with an 11-0 win over the host Lewisville team.
    Hunter Gainey and Tanner Sellers, the Dixie Boys MVP for the 2019 Lancaster regular season, teamed for a one-hitter in five innings.

  • CPTC has 11 qualify for Junior...

    The Columbus Parker Track Club competed in AAU Region 8 qualifier June 27-30 at Eastside High School in Taylors.
    The Columbus Parker Track Club, a Lancaster area youth track team named in memory of its first coach, started the season with 74 athletes and out of the 74, the CPTC had 42 that competed in the Region 8 qualifier.

  • Piranhas compete in Metrolina...

    The Lancaster County Piranhas swim team capped their season swimming in the Metrolina League Finale at the Rock Hill Aquatics Center on June 29.
    Fletcher Armbrust, boys 11-12 swimmer, and Tamra Tipton, girls 13-14 swimmer, led the Lancaster County team with two wins each.
    Hadlee Stroud, in the girls 6-under group, posted a first to boost the Piranhas in the meet.
    In addition to the Lancaster County team, the field included the Rock Hill Country Club, Tega Cay, River Hills and Lake Wylie.
    Freestyle

  • Chester rebounds to halt 14U...

    CHESTER – Chester quickly rebounded from a loss to down the Lancaster Dixie Boys 14U all-stars to win the District 10 championship in Chester on Wednesday night.
    Lancaster, needing two wins in the double-elimination tournament, opened the title round with a high-scoring 17-16 win over Chester in eight innings.
    Chester, with its back to the wall, came back in the second game to take a 12-2 win over the Lancaster stars in five innings to take the district crown.