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Today's Sports

  • Lady Volunteers roll in split

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers split games with a win and a loss against the Lee Central Stallions of Bishopville at AJ High on Friday night.

    The Lady Vols, in impressive fashion, handily defeated the Lady Stallions, 60-32. The Vols fell to the Stallion’s boys 61-41.

  • Sports Talk: Miss Nims, Mr....

    We’re talking education and hoops today and a couple of fine people.

    This folks are not with us now, gone to their great reward, but they made an impact during their many years here.

    I’m talking about the late Bill Williams, a dedicated school board member, and Anne Nims, an ace educator.

    They touched many lives here.

    Miss Nims rose through the ranks, starting her education career as a teacher and then moving up as an outstanding education administrator, elementary school principal at Erwin and McDonald Green elementary schools.

  • Red Hawks top Bruins

    The Westwood Red Hawks soared twice in a Region III-AAAA hoops visit to the Lancaster High School gym on Friday night.

    WHS rolled to a pair of wins over the Bruins, who were in the region home opener.

    The Red Hawks prevailed, taking a 77-36 win in the girls game and a 49-34 victory in boys contest.

    Lancaster, in the nightcap, stayed within striking distance, but couldn’t solve Westwood in the 15-point loss.

    The Bruins, 6-6, 0-3, closed the gap to 36-29 with 4:05 to play, but the Red Hawks finished on a 13-5 charge to cap the win.

  • Lady Jackets swarm Eagles

    Lorie Sellers

    For The Lancaster News

    The Buford Lady Jackets continued their strong play, winning their fifth straight, third consecutive in Region IV-AA hoops play, with a 57-24 win over Central of Pageland at BHS on Friday night.

    The Lady Jackets’ 33-point win gave Buford a split of the region twin bill.

    The Central boys posted a 55-50 win over the Jackets in the nightcap.

    Buford, in the opener, blistered the Lady Eagles to up their region mark to 3-2.

  • Warriors win for split with Caps

    INDIAN LAND – The Warriors made it two straight with a needed win Friday night in the ILHS gym.

    The 6-9 Warriors evened their Region IV-AAA record at 1-1 with a 64-49 win over Columbia High School.

    The ILHS boys’ 15-point win gave the Warriors a split after the Lady Warriors dropped a 53-21 loss in the varsity opener.

    In the nightcap, the ILHS boys took control in the third period to spark their win over the Capitals.

  • SECA Crate Sportsman Division to...

    The SECA Crate Sportsman Division will be a highly featured division on the 2018 Lancaster Motor Speedway racing season.

    During the 2017 racing season, the driver to beat was fan favorite and track veteran “Wild Bill” Knight.

    Knight dominated LMS racing over the 2017 racing season, but barely won the points over Drew Howington.

    In addition to Howington, Jacob Catoe, Jackson Thomasson and Jamie Thomasson were in the running for the points.

  • Junior Jackets wing Eagles

    The Buford High School junior varsity boys team took a 53-21 win over the Central of Pageland Junior Eagles.

    During the first period, the starters for both teams provided a low scoring affair as the Buford starters produced only four points, but halfway through the first quarter, Buford subbed its second team and it produced eight quick points in less than two minutes.

    Jake Oliver, Darrion Fritchley, Tanner Vespe and Tyler Vespe helped Buford take a 12-1 lead after the opening  quarter.

  • Vols down BHS Jackets

    KERSHAW – The fourth-ranked Andrew Jackson High School Volunteers wrestling team is undefeated in Region IV-AA.
    The Vols, 16-5, extended their region mat record to 5-0 with a 45-27 win over county and region rival Buford High School at the AJ gym on Thursday.
    The AJ win highlighted a three-way match, which also featured Class AAA foe Chester, along with the host Vols and Jackets.
    Chester posted wins over the Vols and Jackets.

  • Coach Roscoe still on the ball

    Former Lancaster High School head football coach Johnny Roscoe hung up his whistle and coaching hat three years ago when he capped his final season at Northern Guilford High School near Greensboro, N.C., but you won’t find him in a rocking chair these days.
    Far from it, you might say he’s rocking on in a variety of venues.

  • Dickerson kicking in third...

    Indian Land High School’s Brandon Dickerson is again heading west to get his kicks.
    Dickerson, the ILHS Warriors kicking specialist, will be playing with the U18 team in the International Bowl in AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys and college football’s Cotton Bowl, on Wednesday.
    Dickerson, who has become a fixture in the elite game due to his kicking prowess, will be making his third straight appearance in the International Bowl which features a team of top U.S. high school players against a Canadian team.