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Today's News

  • South downs Rucker, 28-6

    The South Mustangs avenged their lone loss of the middle school football season, taking a 28-6 win over A.R. Rucker on Wednesday at Memorial Stadium.
    In the teams’ first meeting last month, Rucker rallied from a 14-0 halftime deficit to take an 18-14 comeback win over the Mustangs.
    In the rematch, the Mustangs dashed to the 22-point victory.
    Fred Twitty, who scored a pair of touchdowns for South, sprinted 35 yards to give SMS a 6-0 lead at the half.

  • Band provided key support in Blue Devils’ state title run

    Charles Ussery
    For The Lancaster News

    In the fall of 1967, the Heath Springs High School Blue Devils football team won the Class C state championship with a 14-6 win over St. Stephen in Orangeburg.
    The Heath Springs High team, the Upper State champion, had great support, including the school’s band.
    Roxanna Candler Mobley, president of the 1967-68 Heath Springs High School marching band, shared her memories of the Heath Springs High championship season.

  • Treece triumphs for women’s title

    Mary Helen Treece shot a 162 to win the Lancaster Golf Club’s women’s championship earlier this month.
    Treece posted a seven-shot win after carding an 83-79 in the two-day tournament held Oct. 14-15 at the LGC.
    Treece and runner-up Kim Perry, a former Lancaster High School softball coach and physical education teacher, were tied after 27 holes, but Treece finished strong in the final nine holes.
    She had eight pars and a birdie on No. 15.

  • Griffins edge Warriors in OT

     

    WINNSBORO – The Indian Land Warriors fought hard against the Fairfield

    Central Griffins in Winnsboro Friday night, but the story remained the

    same for Indian Land: too many mistakes and turnovers led to a tough 14-13

    defeat in overtime.

    Defenses ruled the first half as the two teams combined for only 10 first downs. Indian Land did not have a first down in the first

    quarter and managed only eight yards. Fairfield Central, 7-3, 4-0, was not much

  • Blazers blunt Bruins' hopes

     BLYTHEWOOD – Ridge View emerged as the big man on campus Friday night after its first Friday night on-campus football game.

  • Black's field goal lifts Jackets

     

    Buford finished a marathon game in the Black for a thrilling 45-42 triple overtime win over rival Andrew Jackson on Friday night at Volunteer Stadium.

    Buford junior kicker Jesse Black’s field goal in the third overtime sealed the Jackets’ win, and a place in the Class AA playoffs.

    BHS’s three-point victory ended the Volunteer season at 3-7.

    The rivals fought hard and tied the game at 28-28 at the end of regulation.

  • York zaps Lancaster, 46-14

     

    YORK – In seemingly a mere flash, Lancaster’s focus for an upset football win over No. 8 York was blinded by a lightning bolt.

    The Bruins, up 14-0 and working on a stunning road win, saw it all fade in the cool fall air at York High School on Friday night.

    Cat-quick La’darius Allison returned a LHS kickoff 84 yards for a touchdown to ignite the host Cougars on a 46-14 win over the Bruins on Friday night.

  • Stallions dash by Vols

     

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers found defensive traction in the second half of their homecoming game against Lee Central, but it was not enough to overcome the talented Stallions.

    The gallant Volunteers fell to the Stallions, 26-14.

    AJ took the ball first for a seven-play drive for 38 yards, but a field goal fell short. Chaz Debruhl keyed the drive with a 32-yard pass to Bailey Johnson.

  • Murphy-led Bulldogs bite Warriors

     

    INDIAN LAND – The Camden Bulldogs entered their game with Indian Land needing a win to make the Class AAA Upper State football playoffs.

    The Bulldogs, 2-7, 1-2, brought their running game in Jericho Murphy, and he responded with 267 yards rushing on 24 carries and three touchdowns to go with a stingy second-half Bulldog defense for a 31-17 win over the Warriors.

    Indian Land forced a Camden punt and quickly moved to the Bulldogs’ 25.

    ILHS senior receiver John Gregory broke open and David Loughry hit him to make it

  • Central tops Jackets, 30-14

     

    PAGELAND – Buford had tough going at Central Pageland on Friday night, falling to the Eagles, 30-14.

    Central’s running game proved vital in the Eagles’ 16-point win. Two CHS running backs and quarterback Quan Chambers combined for 310 rushing yards.

    Buford, rated No. 12 in Class AA, on the other hand, couldn’t muster much offense. The Jackets had 160 total yards. BHS quarterback Ryan Moore passed for 126 yards and Dalton Small led the ground attack with 39 yards.

    Early on, it looked to be a well-matched game.