Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.