Today's Sports

  • Speedway to host regular racing...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is set to host a regular night of racing action Saturday night at the half-mile oval.
    LMS, after numerous Saturdays of big races and suffering it share of rainouts, will have the first regular night of racing action scheduled in over a month.
    The card, minus the draw of a big race, will still have competitive action which will include the SECA Crate Late Models, Super Stock, SECA Crate Sportsman, Renegade, Pure Stock V8, Extreme 4, Vintage and Thunder Bomber.

  • Dixie Boys 13U stars blank...

    RODMAN – The Lancaster Dixie Boys 13U stars had a rousing start to the district baseball tournament, rolling to a 15-0 win over host Lewisville in three innings at the Rodman Sports Complex in Richburg Monday night.
    Will Wrape, the Lancaster starter, worked three innings and struck out three as the Lancaster Dixie Boys 13U stars took a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three series.
    Lancaster returned to the Rodman Complex Tuesday, looking to wrap up the series.
    Mason Deese led a productive offense with three hits and a walk.

  • Dixie Boys honors top players,...

    Tanner Sellers led the Lancaster Dixie Baseball Dixie Boys awards with the annual MVP Award for the 2019 season.
    Jalen McGriff was honored with the annual Matt Blackwell Award, which is given in memory of the late Dixie Baseball player.
    Eli Sistare was selected as the Lancaster Dixie Boys Rookie of the Year.
    The league, which features players ages 13-14, has two all-star teams for the 2019 season.
    The 13U stars are led by coach David Sellers, who is assisted by Doug Deese, Shannon Rape and Darin Plyler.

  • Brandy Baker wins exciting...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway action was highlighted by an exciting Renegade Division main event Saturday night.
    The race was one of the best Renegade races of the 2019 season as Brandy Baker and Brent Hodges put on a show for the LMS fans.
    While Baker and Hodges battled, another driver was on a  mission to the front.
    Andrew Baker, in an impressive run, rallied from the rear.
    Andrew Baker, per track rules, started in the rear after winning three straight races.

  • Lady Bruins salute top softball...

    Lancaster High School honored a host of players during the Lady Bruins’ 2019 softball season.
    Riley Burton, a first-year varsity player, won the LHS girls’ Offensive Award.
    Burton, who earned a varsity spot at catcher as an eighth grader out of A.R. Rucker Middle School, batted .422.
    She was one of four Lancaster players named to the All-Region III-AAAA team.
    Freshman outfielder Amarie Gist, another first-year player, earned the team’s Defensive Award. Gist posted an .800 fielding percentage on the season.

  • Roberson shines bright in summer...

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News
    For Alexis Roberson, summer is a commitment to be better than yesterday.
    Two days a week, she, and her family make a 144-mile round trip to Lexington to be part of the Intense Volleyball team.
    As part of that training and team participation, she tried out for the 15 Intense Adidas Elite Jerry team and was selected.
    This summer is Robertson’s third year on the Elite team.

  • KARE golf tournament Aug. 24

    The first KARE Charity Golf Tournament is Aug. 24 at the Kershaw Golf Club, 301 Club House Drive, Kershaw.
    The goal of the tournament is to fund the services of KARE, which includes a food pantry and a crisis assistance program, which provides help with necessary utilities to those in need in the community.
    KARE, established in 1982, is Kershaw Area Resource Exchange, and is viewed as an important part of the community. KARE not only serves Lancaster County, but Kershaw and Chester counties as well.


    MONCKS CORNER – The undefeated Lancaster County Dixie Softball Darlings (8U) punched their ticket to the 2019 World Series by defeating Aynor 10-4 on Wednesday morning for the state crown.
    World Series play is set for July 26 in Eufala, Ala.


  • Juniors rally to top Rock Hill

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior baseball team wrapped up second-place in League V play and a postseason bid with an 8-6 win over Rock Hill Post 34 at Rock Hill High School on Thursday night.
    Lancaster, which trailed 2-0 after an inning of play, scored single runs in the fifth and sixth innings to take the win.
    Bry Neal, who went 3.1 frames, earned the win. He had three strikeouts and allowed four hits and an earned run.

  • Cubs to host West Columbia

    The Lancaster Cubs baseball team will host the West Columbia Braves at 6 p.m. Saturday at Eggleton Field, Lancaster Legion baseball field.
    The Cubs, 7-6 on the season, continue to push to repeat as CASBL (Community All-Star Baseball League) champions.
    The Cubs play all their home games at Eggleton Field.
    Games begin at 4 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
    Eggleton Field is adjacent to the Lancaster County Fairgrounds, 823 South Main Street.