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Today's Sports

  • Sistare honored as BHS MVP

    Versatile performer Brett Sistare, who played multiple positions for the Buford High School baseball team, led the Jackets baseball awards for the 2019 season.
    Sistare, who played pitcher, catcher and in the BHS infield, earned the Jackets baseball MVP.
    Sistare, an all-region pick, hit .403 with a .584 on-base percentage.
    He had 19 runs batted in with 13 walks, six stolen bases and scored 15 runs.
    Dylan Montgomery earned the team’s All-Heart Award.

  • Hayden Jackets hoops MVP

    Justin Hayden, an all-region pick for the Buford Yellow Jackets basketball team, is the BHS boys basketball MVP.
    Hayden, a senior forward, averaged nine points and 3.8 rebounds during the Jackets season. He has signed to play football at Newberry College.
    Junior forward Jo Barrino, also an all-region pick, was named the team’s Best Defensive Award winner.
    Barrino, regarded as an ace shot blocker, netted 7.6 points and 5.1 rebounds a game for the Jackets.

  • Royal Cup Classic set Saturday

    The NGA Pro-Am Royal Cup Classic will be held Saturday at the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Bundy Auditorium.
    Prejudging is at 10:30 a.m., with the evening show at 5:30 p.m
    The competition includes a novice division in body building, men’s master, physique, figure and bikini for teens, kids, juniors, men’s collegiate and women’s collegiate.

  • Buddy Crook Memorial set Saturday

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is set to host one of the largest paying MMSA 4-Cylinder Series races for the 2019 racing season Saturday night.
    The Monster Mini Stock Association 4-Cylinder Series visits Lancaster Motor Speedway this week for the Buddy Crook Memorial.
    The race is held in memory of Lancaster Speedway racing legend Buddy Crook.
    The race has $3,000 to win, $1,200 for second, $800 for third, $600 for fourth and $525 for the fifth-place finisher.
    The race also has $500 up on the wheel bonus, and a $100 fast time award.

  • Seattle selects Kipp Rollings

    Former Andrew Jackson High School baseball star Kipp Rollings has been thinking about a possible future in pro baseball for some five years.
    Wednesday afternoon, Rollings’ dream took a key turn to reality with a coveted phone call.
    Rollings, a standout pitcher at North Greenville University, received the call a serious diamond prospect would want.
    The Seattle Mariners called to tell him he had been drafted in the 24th round of the annual Major League Baseball Draft.

  • Chapin/Newberry blanks Post 31

    Chapin/Newberry turned the diamond tables on Lancaster Post 31 in American Legion baseball play Tuesday night at Newberry College.
    Lancaster, which posted a 2-1 comeback win over the 2018 S.C. Legion baseball state champion Chapin/Newberry at Eggleton Field on Monday night in a rain-shortened game, wasn’t able to notch its second straight win in League III play.
    Chapin/Newberry blanked Post 31, 9-0, as hurler Trent Polly, in six frames of mound work, struck out five and allowed three hits, no runs and no walks for the win.

  • Piranhas set to open swim season

    The Lancaster Piranhas swim team, sponsored by the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation, opens their season in the Metrolina League on Monday at Lake Wylie.
    The meet will begin at 5:45 p.m.
    Katie Knox is the Piranhas head coach and she is assisted by Cami Armbrust, the Kershaw Pool coach.
    Assistant coaches include Morgan Ledford and Alaina Houghtaling, who work with the 10-under swimmers.
    The coaches for the 11-up swimmers are Abbi Denyer and Samuel Page.

  • LDB honors top players, coaches...

    Lancaster Dixie Baseball has honored top players, coaches and teams for the 2019 youth baseball season.
    In the A League, ages 4-6, Founders Federal Credit Union, managed by Scott Barrett, won the league championship and city championship.
    Barrett will manage the A League All-Stars, which will represent Lancaster Dixie Baseball in the district tournament in Lewisville where the tournament is held June 15-19.

  • Springdale Complex closed with...

    Lancaster County Parks and Recreation will be hosting the Dixie Softball District 2 all-star tournament June 22-26 at the Springdale Recreation Complex, 260 South Plantation Road in Lancaster.
    Admission will be charged as you enter the parking lot. 
    Due to the high volume and limited parking,, LCPRC officials will close the Springdale Recreation Complex, including the walking track, playground, open fields, etc.) to the public for the duration of the tournament.
    The closing days and times are listed below:
    - Saturday, June 22, closed all day.

  • Andrew Jackson Volunteers youth...