Today's News

  • Rain yields to top night of LMS races

    Rain, rain, go away, we’d like to race sometime today.

    Well, it is not the original version of the well-known rhyme, but fans were to the point of having enough rain for a while. After a week of no racing due to the rain, and another threatening sky, fans waited until they knew the rain was over to come out to LMS on Saturday.

    The Memorial Day Showdown featured the cars in all divisions competing for extra purse money, some of which was courtesy of Chad Adams and American Air Heating and Cooling, the Rock Hill “Maytag Man.”

  • Boulware has a need for speed

    When Demarious Boulware was 5, he told his parents he’d be a professional motorcycle racer.

    It isn’t taking long for that prediction to look like a good one.

  • State champion Lady Jackets lead BHS awards

    BUFORD The Buford High School athletic year came to a close, honoring the recently crowned state champion Lady Jackets’ softball team during the BHS winter-spring sports awards on Tuesday night in the school auditorium.

    The Lady Jackets, who went 26-9 and defeated Johnsonville for the Class A state title, received two standing ovations for their achievement.

  • Volunteers honor spring sports standouts

    KERSHAW  A host of athletes earned accolades at the annual Andrew Jackson High School spring sports awards night Monday in the AJ cafeteria.

    Prior to the awards presentation, AJ ROTC instructor Sgt. Robert Lambert, who also serves as the Vols track coach, asked for a moment of silence in honor of Memorial Day.

    AJ track standout Nico Perry was one of several Volunteers athletes to reap two honors. Perry, an all-region selection in track, was named the Overall Track MVP.

  • Post 31 junior team drops two defeats

    The Lancaster Legion junior baseball team dropped a 10-8 loss in a back-and-forth  game with Union Post 22 at Eggleton Field on Monday night.

  • Burke to lead Lewisville High football program

    At his introductory press conference Tuesday, new Lewisville head football coach Marvin Burke said he planned to save the Lions’ opponents lots of money on hand warmers and jackets.

    “If they’re cold, they don’t need heaters,” Burke said. “We’re going to be bringing the heat.”

    Burke’s hiring was approved by the Chester County School board on Monday night. He will officially be on the payroll on July 1, but will be at the school next month to set up a strength and conditioning program.

  • Bruins salute spring sports stars

    Lancaster High School spring sports stars were honored for their ace play Tuesday night in the LHS auditorium.

    Class AAAA playoff teams softball and girls soccer saluted  multiple award winners.

    In girls’ soccer, the 14-8 Lady Bruins honored seniors Lindsy Cooper and Anna Funderburk. Cooper, an all-region pick at striker with Funderburk, was named MVP. She also etched her name in LHS girls sport history as the Lady Bruins’ soccer first selection to the North-South All-Star match.

    Funderburk reaped the Lady Bruins’ soccer Coaches Award.

  • Loss to Southside Christian wraps up Warrior soccer season

    The Indian Land High School boys’ soccer team saw its banner season end on a disappointing note in a 4-0 loss to host Southside Christian of Greenville on Saturday.

    The loss capped the IL season at 17-1.

    The Warriors, 16-0 for regular-season play and the Conference III-A champion, played without their top scorer Sergio Esparrago.

    Esparrago, who led the team with 33 goals, missed the match due to “family issues.”

  • Harris to wrestle at Navy

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School senior wrestler Thomas Harris will continue to don blue and gold athletic colors, but a different hue at a higher level.

    Harris, an all-star wrestler in the Warriors’ program, will continue his education and wrestling career at the U.S. Naval Academy.

    “The Naval Academy is where I always wanted to go,” said Harris, who also considered West Point. “I visited both schools, but when it came down to it, the Naval Academy won out.

  • Lady Jackets claim first-ever state title

    BUFORD – A second straight blank job earned the Buford High Lady Jackets’ softball team the gold.

    The BHS girls completed a two-game sweep of Class A Lower State champion Johnsonville to capture the school’s first-ever Class A state softball championship on Wednesday night at the Lady Jackets’ field.

    Buford, 26-9, opened the best-of-three series with a 4-0 road win Monday and completed its quest for the coveted state championship gold medals with a 7-0 victory over the Lady Flashes.