USCL Lancers

  • Lancers take three from Patriots in weekend series
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster took three of four games with Patrick Henry Community College (Va.) on Friday and Saturday at the Lancaster High School baseball field. The Lancers, 7-1, capped the series with a sweep of the Pats on Saturday after a split on Friday at the LHS field. Cordes Baker, in 1.1 innings of work, was the winner, with two strikeouts. David Pattison, who worked a third of an inning, had one strikeout.
  • Lancers launch season with sweep
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers had a super start on their 2016 baseball season with a series sweep of Catawba Valley Community College. The Lancers capped the 4-0 sweep with two wins Saturday, prevailing 6-4 and 12-11. On Saturday, the Lancers won, 7-6 and 8-2. In the series finale Sunday afternoon, USCL rallied from an early 2-1 deficit to take the two-run win at the Lancaster High baseball field.
  • Lancers looking for solid season
    Optimism abounds as the University of South Carolina Lancaster prepares to open its 2016 baseball season – the Lancers’ eighth overall campaign. USCL, 32-19 last spring, had a strong finish to cap 2015 under veteran coach Steve Williams, who has guided the team since its inception. The Lancers finished fourth in regular season play last year, but ignited in the Region X tournament in Burlington, N.C., where USCL captured the tournament title with four straight wins.
  • Scrimmages aplenty this week
    Robert Howey rhowey@thelancasternews.com Andrew Jackson head football coach C.J. Frye was encouraged after the Volunteers’ first scrimmage Saturday afternoon at Pelion High School in Lexington County. The Vols, seeking to bounce back after an 0-10 finish last season, made strides in the session with the host PHS Panthers and C.E. Murray. “Overall, I thought it went well,” Frye said. “As the scrimmage went along, we picked up the pace. We were more intense and played with intensity.
  • Lancers’ season ends with district tournament losses
     The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers baseball team had a short run in the National Junior College Athletic Association Eastern District tournament at the Mitchell Sports Complex in Garden City, N.Y. The Lancers, 32-19, dropped their first two games in the double-elimination field Friday, May 18.
  • Lancers open district tournament hopes today
      The University of South Carolina Lancers continue on their road to earn a bid to the National Junior College World Series in Grand Junction, Colo., as they open play in the Eastern District baseball tournament today.
  • Lancers win Region X baseball title
      The 2015 University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers’ baseball team earned its place in history for USCL athletics as the program celebrated its first NJCAA Region X tournament title on Tuesday, May 5. The Lancers completed a stellar four-game sweep in the double-elimination tournament as they defeated USC Sumter, 10-6 in Burlington, N.C.
  • Unbeaten Lancers seek Region X crown
      The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers posted their third straight shutout and remained the lone unbeaten team in the District X baseball tournament with a 9-0 win over Pitt Community College in Burlington, N.C., on Monday, May 4.
  • Lancers close with split
      The University of South Carolina Lancaster capped its regular-season baseball schedule with a split and a rain out over the weekend in NJCAA Region X play.
  • Lancers battle Hurricanes
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers capped their Region X road series, losing two games to Louisburg College on Sunday, April 12. The Lancers dropped a pair of 5-4 losses to the LC Hurricanes. Louisburg, facing a 4-2 deficit, rallied for three runs to take the one-run win in the nightcap Sunday. Josh Shailer, in seven innings, took the loss, allowing five runs, seven hits, two walks and one earned run. Tad Martin led the USCL offense with three hits, including a double.