Today's Sports

  • Walk-off walk gives juniors win

    A walk-off walk lifted the surging Lancaster Post 31 junior team to a one-run win Thursday night at Eggleton Field.Dillon Hydrick’s bases-loaded free pass pushed home Scott Mathis to lift the Lancaster juniors to a 7-6 win over Clover.The P-31 juniors entered the ninth inning locked in a 6-all draw.Mathis reached on an error to ignite the Lancaster rally.

  • Walters national runner-up

    University of South Carolina at Lancaster golfer Drew Walters’ valiant bid for an individual national championship fell a shot shy in sudden death on Friday afternoon at the Chautauqua (N.Y.) Golf Club.Walters’ 10-foot par putt lipped the hole to give Kris Boyes of Tompkins Cortland Community College in Dryden, N.Y., the national medalist in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III golf tournament.Walters, a Lancers’ sophomore golfer, held a two-shot lead heading into the final round, but finished regulation in a three-way st

  • Durham leaving Warriors to...

    Indian Land High School baseball coach Kevin Durham is bound for home to help coach at his prep alma mater.Durham, who has guided the Warriors’ baseball fortunes the last four seasons, is returning to Pendleton High in Anderson County to help lead the Bulldogs.Pendleton is a Class AA school where Durham will be an assistant coach under his former coach David Skelly.“It’s a chance to go home where I grew up,” Durham said.

  • Kirk, Laney team for Lady...

    The team of Kirk Crump and Terry Laney captured top honors at the first Buford Lady Jackets’ basketball team fundraiser, a bass fishing tournament at Lake Wateree last Saturday.Crump and Laney teamed to net 14.07 pounds of bass to pocket $600.Former Buford High School principal Rick Porter, a veteran basser, and teammate Joe Hunter placed second with 12.21 pounds of bass. Second-place was a $400 prize.Hunter and Porter earned big fish honors with a 3.82 bass. The big fish, a $200 prize, was sponsored by Founders Federal Credit Union.

  • Bulldogs' quest is Southern...

    ROCK HILL – The Citadel’s mission is a Southern Conference championship.That was the message as the annual Citadel Club’s tour made its recent stop in Rock Hill.The Rock Hill Area Citadel Club includes alumni in Lancaster, Chester and York counties.Bob Fello, the Bulldogs’ assistant head football coach, said the team is determined to make its mark in the competitive Southern Conference, which includes defending national champion Appalachian State.“We’re working to win a championship,” said Fello who a

  • Warriors to host Classic

    The fifth annual Founders Federal Kickoff Classic will have a historic twist for the annual high school football jamboree.Indian Land High School will host its first-ever prep football jamboree with the event which is slated for Aug. 22 at IL’s Warrior Stadium.“We’re excited about this chance to host and have our campus and football program in the spotlight,” IL athletic director and head football coach Mike Mayer said. “It’s been well-received and the response from the area schools has been positive.

  • Humid night has plenty of...

    It was a big night for the young and talented Andrew Blackwood in the young guns division main event at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.The humid evening featured plenty of cautions.As soon as the green flag dropped, it was Blackwood taking the lead with a few challenges from Cayce McGuire.Blackwood held his strong lead and grabbed another win for his crew.

  • Interested in learning the...

    Chingy-ching, chingy-ching.

    Hundreds of dangling gold coins ring out as Ashley Pate, with her arms outstretched and her hands in cutsie pose, swings her hips in a tight Egyptian shimmy, then a low American cabaret.

    As the exotic drums beat, she moves on to Nile hands and snake arms, then traveling Arabics and Baladies.

    It's Raks Sharki, Arabic for "dance of the orient," and Pate's practicing the techniques taught in the beginner belly dance class at Springdale Recreation Center.

  • Juniors rally to trip York

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior team improved its American Legion baseball League V record to 2-1 with a 5-3 win over York at Eggleton Field on Monday night.Will Gaston, who worked five innings in relief, was the winner.

  • CPTC sends 10 to Hershey meet

    The Columbus Parker Track Club received 47 ribbons and qualified 10 athletes to compete in the Hershey state track meet on Saturday at Wando High School in Mt. Pleasant.An athlete had to place first or second in order to qualify.