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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • Juniors score late, edge Rock...

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior baseball team walked off a win Thursday night at Eggleton Field.
    Lancaster, locked in a 1-all tie with Rock Hill Post 34, scratched out a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to seal a 2-1 win.
    Bry Neal, in the Lancaster seventh inning, opened the frame with a double and Landon Deese followed with an intentional walk.
    Ashton Hudson, with an out, hit a grounder to the RH shortstop, who made an error and wildly threw back to third base in an attempt to nab Neal. But the throw got away and Neal scored the winning run.

  • 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.

  • Buddy Crook Memorial rescheduled...

    The first try for the Buddy Crook Memorial was unsuccessful as Mother Nature prevailed with rain resulting in a rainout May 11 at the half-mile dirt track.
    LMS co-promoters Eric Caskey and Shannon Mun rescheduled the special race for June 15.
    The fifth annual Buddy Crook Memorial race is set for  Lancaster Motor Speedway.

  • Fort Mill edges senior team

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior team, for the third straight contest, was in the game, but couldn’t complete the task.
    P-31, 0-3, dropped a 3-1 home loss to Fort Mill Post 43 on Thursday night.
    Fort Mill took an early 1-0 lead at Eggleton Field where Post 43 tallied as Daniel Gueldner, a former Indian Land High School standout, opened the rally with a leadoff double and then stole third.
    He came home on Bradley Bott’s groundout.