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Today's Sports

  • Lancaster tops Rock Hill

    Lancaster Post 31 Juniors took Game 1 of the American Legion playoffs in dramatic fashion as Will Gaston slugged a walk-off, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh to beat Rock Hill Post 34, 5-3, on Monday night at Eggleton Field.

    Lancaster, the second-place team in League V, took an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first when Adam Eubanks scored Andrew Smyre with a sacrifice fly.

    Lancaster extended its lead in the third as Kendall Adams singled and scored on Joseph Threatt’s RBI.

  • Annual Aquatics meet gets under...

    The annual Aquatics meet is returning to Lancaster.

    The season-ending meet for the recreation summer swim league will be held over two days starting today at the Lancaster County Pool.

    The pool is located at the corner of Wylie and York streets adjacent to the Lancaster County tennis courts.

    The swim meet includes the four-team field of Lancaster, Chester, Kershaw and Camden. The LCST Sharks went unbeaten during the regular season which was held in June.

  • Rain doesn't dampen racing...

    Rain caused some delays Saturday night at the Lancaster Speedway, but it didn’t stop the action.

    In the young guns main event the front row was shared by Andrew Blackwood and Caycee McGuire. Blackwood jumped to the lead early but while racing for first McGuire bumped Blackwood, causing Blackwood to fall to second. From that point on, McGuire held on for a strong finish. Behind him were Blackwood, Andrew Yandle, Josh Langley and Brandon Blackmon.

  • AAA all-stars top Union, 16-0

    Staff Reports

    The Dixie Youth AAA National all-stars, ages 9-10, claimed the first win of the district tournament play in Union on Monday night.

    The Lancaster team defeated Union America, 16-0, in four innings, after implementing the mercy 10-run rule.

    There are four teams participating in the district play – Lancaster National, Union American, Lockhart and Clover.

  • Doomsday upgrade has coach...

    Doomsday Corner is sporting a new look and new Lancaster High School baseball coach Brett Blackmon is beaming with the result.“We’re really excited,” said Blackmon.

  • Post 31 clubs Clover 10-0

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior team kept alive its postseason American Legion baseball hopes with a solid 10-0 road win over Clover Post 38 on Thursday night.Lancaster, rebounding from an 11-7 home loss to Fort Mill Post 43 on Monday night, received a solid mound effort from first-year hurler J.R. Tripp.Tripp, the side-arming right-hander who played at Lancaster High School, blanked Post 28 on two hits.

  • Sharks win, cap unbeaten season

    The Lancaster County Sharks put the final touches on a unbeaten regular season, taking a 459-77 win over the Kershaw Stingrays on Monday at the Kershaw Pool.The Sharks had plenty of help in taking the swim win as Gracie Scott, Pagan Glenn, Jonah Faile, Kaylen Thorne and Cody Brown each posted four firsts in the individual competition.Tyler Digh and Elizabeth Catoe each registered three wins.

  • Belles win district crown

    The Lancaster Southern Belles softball stars are headed back to the state tournament to defend their state crown.Lancaster, rebounding from a first-round 6-5 loss to Union, earned its revenge and the District II championship with a 12-0 win over the Union all-stars on Monday night in Chester.Lancaster scored at least one run in every inning but one on the way to the shutout victory.Right-hander Jena Hallman, who worked five innings, hurled a four-hitter and fanned six. She walked two. Hallman, for the tournament, was 2-0 with 12 strikeouts.

  • AAA stars earn district berth

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars, on the heels of a thrilling win, are bound for the Dixie Youth district tournament.The AAA stars, who went 3-0 in the double-elimination sub-district tournament, captured the championship with a 5-4 win over Union National at the Chester County Complex.The AAA stars’ crown sends them to the Dixie Youth district tournament in Union where play opens Monday at 8 p.m.

  • Post 31 juniors split twin bill...

    The Lancaster Post 31 American Legion junior baseball team split a home twin bill to cap regular-season play Tuesday night at Eggleton Field.P-31, 11-7, 10-4, opened the twin bill with a 13-3 win over Gaffney, but the visitors turned the tables in the nightcap with a 6-4 win.In the opener, which was scheduled for seven innings, Lancaster closed out the win in six innings due to the 10-run mercy rule.Dillon Hydrick, who had two hits, scored three runs and three runs batted in, sealed the verdict as he stole home for the final run in the bottom of the six