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Today's Sports

  • Rain continues to hamper P-31

    Rain continues to be a pain for the Lancaster Post 31 American Legion baseball team.

    The opening week – May 21-24 – was hampered by two rainouts, with much the same from Mother Nature for week two – May 28-31.

    League V games, slated for Monday and Tuesday, were rained out, setting up a doubleheader with Rock Hill Post 34 at Rock Hill High School on Thursday afternoon.

    The first game reached the bottom of the fourth inning with Post 34 holding a 5-3 lead on Lancaster.

  • Faile named Class AAAAA baseball...

    A star high school baseball player with a connection to Lancaster has produced a stellar season to cap his prep baseball career.

    John Michael Faile, who graduated this week at Boiling Springs High School in the Spartanburg area, finished his final season of high school baseball with his share of diamond honors for the 2018 season.

    Faile, the son of Lancaster natives Michael and Julie Faile, is the 2018 Class AAAAA Player of the Year as selected by the S.C. Baseball Coaches Association.

  • Sports Talk: Cannon’s death...

    The recent death of the legendary Billy Cannon rekindled a few memories from that era, the late 1950s to late 1960s.

    Cannon, who died May 20, was quite a player, an ace running back and kick returner at LSU.

    He won the 1959 Heisman Trophy among a host of other honors, which later earned him a place in the LSU Hall of Fame and College Football Hall of Fame, not to mention a brilliant pro football career.

  • Rain-plagued Piranhas to open...

    Staff Reports

    The Lancaster Piranhas swim team, plagued by inclement weather over the last week, will look to open its 2018 summer recreation league season Monday with a home meet with Lake Wylie.

    The Piranhas, led by head coach Daniela Sanchez-Gelpke, were scheduled to have a practice meet Tuesday, but the meet was canceled due to inclement weather that evening.

    Lancaster traveled to Fort Mill for a non-region meet Thursday afternoon, but only a few relays were completed before a storm canceled the meet.

  • Post 31 hosts Public Safety...

    Lancaster Post 31 baseball will host Public Safety Family Night on June 11 when the P-31 baseball team plays York Post 66 in a 7 p.m. home game.

    The Public Safety Family Night, sponsored by Lancaster County and the City of Lancaster is 5 p.m. to 7 at Eggleton Field.

    Eggleton Field, home of P-31 baseball, is located adjacent to the Lancaster County Fairgrounds off South Main Street at the Lancaster American Legion Post.

    Prior to the game, the event will feature a 911 call simulator, fire truck tours, DUI goggles, Andy the Ambulance and sno cones.

  • First Ultimate Super Late Models...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will see history made Saturday night at the half-mile dirt oval.

    The Ultimate Super Late Model Series, in a first-ever appearance, invades LMS with $4,000 to the winner on the line.

    Speedway fans have been excited about this race all year long since it was announced the Ultimate Super Late Models Series would be debuting at LMS on June 2.

    The race has been the talk of the racing community this week. Fans are excited to see what drivers will show up for a battle royal at the track.

  • NGA Pro/Am Royal Cup Classic...

    The NGA Pro/Am Royal Cup Classic Natural Bodybuilding competition, set for Saturday, is expected to draw a field of 20 competitors for the spring meet.

    The 20 competitors include six pro body builders.

    The competition, a super pro qualifier, will be held at the Bundy Auditorium at the University of South Carolina Lancaster.

    Doors open for the Saturday morning session at 10 a.m., with pre-judging at 10:30.

    The night session begins at 5 p.m., with judging slated for 5:30 p.m.

  • Warriors’ Wilson to play at...

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School softball standout Adriana Wilson is going “up the road” to play at the next level.

    Wilson, who played for the ILHS Lady Warriors six years, has signed to play softball at Queens University in neighboring Charlotte.

    “I’m super excited about going to Queens to continue my education and softball career,” Wilson said. “I really like the campus. It’s beautiful, really pretty.

  • Jackets have new hoops coaches

    Buford High School basketball will have two new leaders when the BHS 2018-19 hoops seasons open late next fall.

    The Buford Lady Jackets will have new leadership in Susan Scott, the former Buford Middle School girls basketball coach.

    The BHS boys will have a new court leader in coach Jamaal Brown.

    Scott replaces T.J. Armbrust, who led the Lady Jackets for 10 seasons, but yielded his coaching duties to devote more time to his family.

  • NGA Pro/Am Royal Cup Classic...

    The NGA Pro/Am Royal Cup Classic Natural bodybuilding championship, a Pro Qualifier, will be held at the Bundy Auditoriium at USC-Lancaster on Saturday.

    The event, held 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., will be the first pro bodybuilding show held in Lancaster.

    The fourth annual NGA Red Rose City Classic Natural Bodybuilding Championships(pro-qualifier) is Oct 13.

    The NGA Pro-Am Royal Cup Classic will feature a host of competitotors from across the nation, including a team coming from Texas.