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High School Sports

  • Collins pleased with LHS liftathon

    Lancaster High School head football coach Bobby Collins said he was pleased with the Bruins’ third annual liftathon held in the LHS gym Saturday.

    “We felt it went well,” Collins said. “We had a good turnout from the community with our parents and it was good to see our area board members, Mr. Bill Sumner and Tyrom Faulkner in here supporting our student-athletes.

  • LHS golfers net sweep

    The undefeated Lancaster Bruins golf team, 11-0, swept a three-way match with county golf opponents Buford and Andrew Jackson high schools on Tuesday at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The Bruins shot a five-under 149 to top the field, with Brady Hinkle posting a three-under 33 to pace the LHS team.

    Trey Crenshaw carded an even-par 36 and Mason Tucker had a 39 and Baylee Evans finished with a 41.

  • Cubs set to open season on Saturday

    The baseball team formerly known as the Carolina Marlins has a new name and home field.

    The Marlins are now the Carolina Cubs who play their home games at the Great Falls High School baseball field, located at Ballpark Road in Great Falls, 29055.

    All Cubs’ home games begin at 4 p.m.

    The Cubs, led by coach Kelvin Whitener, open their 2017 season Saturday when they play at 4 p.m. against the Antreville A’s at the GFHS baseball field.

  • Cougars take win over LHS

    The Lancaster Bruins dropped a 10-0 road loss to York High School on Friday night.

    The loss dropped LHS to 5-5 overall, 2-4 in region play.

    Austin Catoe led the Bruins offense with two hits. Jamias Shropshire, Evan Hardin and Logan Phillips each had a hit for LHS.

    Hardin went 2.1 innings and allowed three runs. Phillips went three frames and gave up three runs.

  • Lancers sweep USCS Fire Ants

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers improved to 30-11 on the season, completing a four-game series sweep of USC Sumter on Sunday.

    The Lancers, 5-3 in Region X play, prevailed 12-1 and 3-1 over the USCS Fire Ants.

    In the nightcap, the Lancers laced Sumter, 12-1 behind a 14-hit attack.

    Nick Cicci led the USCL offense with three hits and drove in a run. Evan Flynn drilled two hits, including a double, and drove in three runs.

  • Lady Bruins trip York, 4-2 Friday night

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins softball team pushed their record to 10-0, 6-0 in region play with a 4-2 win over region foe York on Friday night.

    The game was originally set for Friday, but moved to Thursday with the forecast of rain last week. The game was switched back to Friday when LHS played one game.

  • Lady Warriors stepping up to challenge in Class AAA soccer

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors, through 14 matches this season, have nine wins, and ILHS veteran girls soccer coach Mark Bonda said he feels his team is coming around.

    Early on, the Lady Warriors were bit hard by the injury bug, but some of those injured players are returning to action.

    “We are now starting to get healthy,” Bonda said.

  • Spring roundup: Braves edge Jackets in extra innings

    Cheraw pushed across a run in the bottom of the eighth to take a 2-1 Region IV-AA baseball win over Buford High School on Wednesday night at the CHS field.

    The Braves loaded the bases and the winning run scored on an error to give CHS the one-run win.

    Ryan Griffin led the Jackets’ offense with a RBI-double. Brett Sistare had a hit and Michael Lewis scored a run for the Jackets.

  • Bruins salute hoops stars

    Lancaster High School stars of the hardwood had one final shining moment Thursday night in the LHS cafeteria.

    LHS basketball standouts drew the blue and gold hoops spotlight and a final bow at the annual Bruins basketball awards.

    Lancaster High School senior forward Nehemiah Mc-Griff was honored for his solid play during the season, a 7-17 finish.

  • Foursome takes close win in Friends of Lancaster tourney

    A close finish highlighted the Friends of Lancaster Golf captain’s choice golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday afternoon.

    The winning foursome of Hubert Brown, Mitch Williams, Larry Wolfe and Caleb Brown teamed to shoot a 51.25 to take a narrow win in the 12-team field.

    Brown boosted his team with the close-up on No. 4.