Today's Sports

  • A League stars open state play

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball A League 6U all-stars, ages 4-6, will defend the program’s state championship this weekend.
    The A League stars, who won the first-ever A League all-stars state title last summer, are going for their second straight state crown.
    The Lancaster A League stars will play their state tournament opener Saturday at 11 a.m. when they face Gilbert. Opening ceremonies for the state tournament were Friday at the Midland Complex in West Columbia of Lexington County.

  • Sports Talk: Dixie Baseball 6U...

    The words of former Clemson football coaching legend Danny Ford crossed my mind as Lancaster Dixie Baseball 6U all-stars assistant coach Jeff Snipes spoke late last Friday morning.
    Ford, who guided the Tigers to the 1981 national championship, once said it’s one feat to reach the top of the hill, and then another to stay “king of the hill.”
    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball 6U stars, you might recall, won the first-ever state title for that age group last summer.

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  • Angels, Ponytails stars win...

    First it was the Lancaster County Darlings all-stars as a district diamond dandy and then the Lancaster County Dixie Softball Angels and Ponytails stars followed suit in splendid fashion.
    The LC Dixie Softball Angels and Ponytails are district champions and state tournament bound, following the lead of the Darlings stars.
    Lancaster County, host of the Dixie Softball all-star District 2 tournament at Springdale Park this week, captured three straight crowns – Darlings, Angels and Ponytails.

  • Cauthen to lead LHS basketball

    Coach Jerron Cauthen didn’t mind the dousing one bit.
    In fact, he embraced the soaking and hopes there will be more winning wet moments to follow with his team.
    Cauthen, just after entering the Lancaster High School weight room in the Rice Athletic Complex on Wednesday morning to greet his 2019-20 Bruins team for a workout, was splashed with water bottles amid hearty cheers.
    The team was celebrating Cauthen’s selection as the new boys basketball coach at Lancaster High School, his prep alma mater.

  • Ultimate Super Late Model Series...

    One of the Southeast’s most popular Super Late Model Series is on track for Lancaster Motor Speedway to open the oval’s July racing schedule.
    The Ultimate Super Late Model Series will be at LMS, paying $4,000 to the winner.
    This race is expected to draw a crowd of Super Late Model Drivers from the Carolinas, Virginia, West Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee and other Southeastern states.
    Many drivers will be here chasing the $4,000 payday.

  • Post 31 juniors rebound to edge...

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior baseball team snapped a three-game skid with a tight win Monday night at Eggleton Field.
    The P-31 juniors edged York, 2-1 with a late run for the win.
    J.P. Cunningham singled to open the sixth and later scored on Landon Deese’s RBI-hit.
    Bry Neal, who worked two innings, allowed two hits and a run. He struck out two for the win.
    Landon Deese, who worked five frames, allowed two hits and a walk. He struck out four.

  • RHCC tops Piranhas swimmers

    The Rock Hill Country Club Dolphins defeated the Lancaster County Piranhas, taking a 376-212 at the Lancaster County pool on Thursday.
    The Piranhas were paced by the trio of Fletcher Armbrust, Alex Trimnal and Tamra Tipton who had three wins each in the meet.
    Hadlee Stroud, Madison Faulkenberry, Matthew Prete and Andrew Bell had two firsts apiece to aid the Piranhas in the meet.
    Lancaster also won three relay events in the meet.
    The LC Piranhas, 1-2 on the season, swam at Tega Cay on Monday to cap the regular-season.

  • Black, Funderburk lead BHS...

    Buford High School seniors Jesse Black and Ethan Funderburk, each a college signee, head the Jackets soccer honors for the 2019 season.
    Black, who has signed with USC Lancaster, and Funderburk, who signed with USC Sumter, are the BHS co-MVPs.
    Black, a three-time all-region player, led the Jackets with 23 goals and four assists. He highlighted the Jackets’ Senior Night, setting the school record for goals in a match with seven against Eau Claire.
    In his career, Black finished with 42 goals and eight assists.

  • Darlings stars win district title

    The Lancaster County Dixie Softball Darlings are headed to the state tournament after capturing the District 2 tournament in Lancaster.
    The Darlings stars, who went 3-1 in the double-elimination district field, wrapped up the crown with a 10-5 win over Jefferson on Monday night at Springdale Park.
    Lancaster opened play with a 13-3 win over Blythewood on Saturday at Springdale Park.
    The LC Darlings followed with a 5-4 win over Jefferson.