Community Sports

  • County to field two swim teams
    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation summer swim team program for ages 3 to 18 is  undergoing exciting changes for the summer season. The Lancaster County recreation swim program will be divided into two teams, the Lancaster Makos and the Lancaster Tigers. Dividing the team will help with the length of the swim meets and will help with having equal competition among teams. The Makos’ colors are black and gold and the Tigers’ colors are black and orange.
  • Soccer all-stars net state championships
    Lancaster County Recreation Commission youth soccer all-star teams captured two of three possible state championships at the Manchester Meadows Complex in Rock Hill on Dec. 4. 10U all-stars win two The 10-under all-stars captured the state championship, posting two wins, 6-1 and 5-2. The Lancaster County 10U  all-stars defeated Sumter, 5-2, to win the state title.
  • North stars win county soccer tourney
    BUFORD - The North rose again and this time claimed a championship. The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission North Pee Wee all-stars rallied for a pair of final-period goals to take a 3-2 comeback win over the South all-stars to capture the best-of-three county crown Thursday, Dec. 2. The South opened the tournament with a 3-1 win at the Melvin L. Steele Soccer Complex in Lancaster on Nov. 22. The North fought back to even the series at one each on a 3-0 win at the Buford Recreation Complex on Nov. 29.
  • County all-stars capture district soccer crowns
    Lancaster County will send three teams to the S.C. Athletic Programs state tournament in Rock Hill on Saturday, Dec. 4, after the teams swept to Central District titles at the Melvin L. Steele Soccer Complex on Nov. 20. 10U all-stars blank Fort Mill The 10-under stars defeated Fort Mill, 6-0, as Bryton Davis and Adam Deese each scored a pair of goals in the victory. Austin Catoe and Blaine Gossman each tallied one goal. Gossman also posted the shutout, aiding a tough defensive effort.
  • Rec league soccer teams begin playoffs
    Lancaster County Parks and Recreation hosted the Central District soccer finals Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Melvin Steele Soccer Complex in Lancaster. The 12-and-under team, coached by Joel Patterson, kicked off play at 10:30 a.m. against Fort Mill. The noon match featured the 10-and-under team, led by Susan Small, against Fort Mill. The 15-and-under team hosted Fort Mill in the 1:30 p.m. match. That team is led by David Roberts. At 3 p.m., Clover took on the winner of the 10:30 a.m. match for the 12-and-under championship.