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Today's Sports

  • Burns Ford wins Rub of the Green

    The Burns Ford team, led by captain Bobby Young, rode to victory in the annual Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s Rub of the Green golf tournament at Carolina Lakes Golf Club in Sun City on Oct. 12.

    The Young team, which included Drew Walters, Scott Caskey and Tyler Young, teamed to shoot a 49 for a two-shot win.

    Walters, in a recent outing, was coming off tying the course record at the Lancaster Golf Club with a 10-under 62.

    “We played consistent,” Bobby Young said. “We hit our drives long and straight.

  • Blue Devils tamed Tigers for...

    Charles Ussery

    For The Lancaster News

    Nov. 21, 1967 was a Thursday, moving day for the Heath Springs area.

    The Heath Springs High School Blue Devils were set to play the St. Stephen Tigers in Orangeburg for the 1967 Class C state football championship.

    Stores closed and fans packed picnics for the trip. Down at HSHS, two Greyhound charter buses were loading.

    The band gathered beside the school and a fog of White Rain hair spray hovered.

  • Threatt wins Run with the Bruins...

    A record effort highlighted the eighth annual Run with the Bruins 5K on Oct. 14 at Memorial Stadium.

    A field of 200-plus came together on Stadium Drive to run, walk and cheer for each other on the 5K course of the LHS cross country team.

    The morning started with a quarter-mile kids fun run where Wade Sutton, 6, won.

    The 5K run/walk followed, with EJ Threatt of Pageland winning, setting a new Run with the Bruins record of 17:59 to top the 59-runner field.

  • County trio reaps grid honors

    FORT MILL – Three Lancaster County high school football standouts – two from Indian Land and one from Lancaster – earned accolades at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.

    Lancaster High School offensive lineman Jaren Watts was saluted along with Indian Land’s Jacob Carroll and Jessie Mace.

  • Buford, ILHS volleyball teams...

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets and Indian Land Lady Warriors volleyball teams look to extend their seasons with second-round playoff matches Monday.

    The 16-1 BHS girls, the Region IV-AA champions, host Christ Church of Greenville in a second-round match at 6 p.m. in the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs.

    Indian Land, the Region III-AAA runner-up, will venture to Chapman for a second-round clash.

    BHS blanked Eau Claire of Columbia 3-0 to open the playoffs.

    The Lady Jackets prevailed 25-7, 25-12 and 25-5.

  • South Middle rolls in win over...

    The South Mustangs upped their record to 5-1, posting a 38-0 win over Lewisville on Wednesday.

    R.J. Glasgo sparked the Mustangs with a pair of touchdowns, scoring on runs of 20 and 12 yards..

    Zy Moffit dashed 70 yards on a kickoff return, while Jamarcus Elder sprinted 45 yards for a TD. C.J. Fraizer added a 25-yard scoring run.

    Aiden Pomnitz, Fred Twitty, Elder and Frazier each scored two-point conversions.

    South faces rival A.R. Rucker Middle on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in Memorial Stadium.

    AJ Middle wins

  • IL’s Makowski plays hard

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School head football coach Horatio Blades can count on Warriors’ senior defensive lineman William Makowski because, as Blades said, he’s accountable.

    “William is one of the best kids I’ve ever been around,” Blades said. “He’s the epitome of a team player and doesn’t make excuses.

    “William has a lot of ‘want to’ in his play, “ Blades said.

  • Lady Bruins’ Evans AAAA Upstate...

    Lancaster High School senior golfer Baylee Evans, playing as an individual in the Class AAAA Upper State tournament, led the field as the medalist with a 75 on Monday at the Southern Oaks Golf Club in Easley.

    Evans, who earlier in the season finished in a tie for seventh at the High School Invitational by the Women’s South Carolina Golf Association in Beaufort with a 149 (74-75), carded a 37-38, which included two birdies.

  • Sistare takes Pigskin Picks top...

    Lori Sistare “Bright” is shining brightest at the peak of the Pigskin Picks this week.

    Sistare’s 13-7 week vaulted her into first place ahead of sister picker Mandy Catoe, who slipped with an 11-9 showing.

    Catoe held a one-game edge, but Sistare shot to first.

    Sistare, an avid Gamecocks fan, was happy with the USC win, but savored it in splendid fashion as the Gamecocks held on to top Rocky Top with a 15-9 road win to give her the Picks lead.

  • Washington expecting solid...

    Kennett Washington sports high hopes about the third annual NGA Red Rose City Classic Natural Body Building competition Saturday at the Bundy Auditorium on the University of South Carolina Lancaster campus.

    The pro qualifier meet, hosted by Washington, a Lancaster native, will feature divisions for men, women, college students and children.