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Today's Sports

  • AAA, junior stars eye titles

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars and Dixie Boys juniors moved into the state championship round in their respective tournaments on Thursday night.The AAA stars, ages 9-10, rallied for a 10-3 win over Lexington to stay unbeaten in the double-elimination state tournament in Hartsville.The Dixie Boys juniors, ages 13, defeated Sumter 10-3 in an elimination game to leave three teams alive in the state tournament.

  • Banks claims title in Honda...

    Trevor Banks figured a rare double bogey on the final hole would probably cost him a shot at the recent Honda Classic championship.

  • Carolina Motorsports Park hosts...

    Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw will host the 24 hours of LeMons Saturday and Sunday.The 24 hours of LeMons is a race of cars valued at $500 or less.The race will run on the CMP’s short course, which is a mile course.“We think it will be entertaining,” said Carolina Motorsports Park track manager Brian Smith. “Each race car has a different theme and each is very interesting.“We want to try and boost spectators’ interest in the track and we feel this event will be one to see.

  • Dixie AAA, Junior stars rolling

    The Lancaster AAA all-stars stayed unbeaten in the state tournament, taking a 6-3 win over Hartsville on Monday night.Lancaster forged a 6-0 lead and held on for the three-run win over the host team.Zachary Todd squeezed home Austin Rape for a 1-0 lead in the third. An inning later, Scottie Moser ripped a two-run single for a 3-0 lead.In the fifth inning, Gunnar Lucas’ sacrifice bunt scored Alex Brasington who had tripled. Brasington had two hits on the night.

  • Lancaster Debs claim...
  • Full moon makes good night for...

    A full moon Saturday night made for an exciting night of racing at Lancaster Motor Speedway.- In the young guns main event, it was Andrew Blackwood and Josh Langley sharing row one.Before the race got rolling, Blackwood’s night started out terrible.

  • Sumter halts Juniors' run

    State runner-up Sumter halted the Lancaster junior American Legion state baseball hopes with a 9-6 win Saturday at Lake City High School.Sumter, the tournament’s top-seeded team, took an early lead and was able to hold on for the three-run win.Sumter Post 15 broke a scoreless draw with a five-run second inning to take a 5-0 lead. Lancaster, the fifth-seeded team which finished 16-10, answered with two runs to make it 5-2.Sumter countered with three runs to rebuild its spread to six runs. Each team added a single run in the fourth to make it 9-3.

  • P-31 rallies, ousts Gaffney

    Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    The Lancaster American Legion Post 31 junior baseball team earned a measure of revenge and a berth in the state tournament’s final four Friday afternoon.

    Lancaster, 15-9, rallied for a 6-2 win over regular-season League V champion Gaffney to stay alive in the double-elimination state field at Lake City High School.

    P-31’s four-run comeback win advanced it to an elimination game with top-seeded Sumter on Saturday afternoon.

  • Sertoma to host tourney Saturday

    Staff Reports

    The 23rd annual Lancaster County Sertoma Club golf tournament will be played Saturday at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The format is a captain’s choice event. Each team will receive a handicap based on the handicap total of the four players. No player will receive more than a 20 handicap. Teams can enter, or individuals will be assigned teams.

    All handicaps will be verified by a tournament committee. Seniors 65 and older can hit from the yellow tees with an adjusted handicap for the course rating.

  • Banks continue junior links...

    Staff Reports

    Buford High School golfers Trevor Banks and Taylor Banks continue to duke it out on the links in the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association.

    Trevor Banks shot a sizzling three-under 69 over 18 holes from the championship tees at the White Plains Country Club to win the boys 15-18 age division tournament on Monday. Trevor Banks’ three-shot win over Taylor Banks pulled them into a first-place tie for the age division points lead at 86 each. Will Riggins finished third at White Plains with a 76.