Today's Sports

  • Vols booters top Cheraw, 4-1

    The Andrew Jackson High School boys soccer team upper its record to 7-1 on the season with a 4-1 win over Cheraw on Tuesday night at Volunteer Stadium.

    Mason McKittrick scored two goals to spark AJ to the Region IV-AA win over the Braves.

    Jared Truesdale, off a Rhett Bowers’ assist, scored the Vols’ first goal.

    Bryce Phillips, who had two assists, assisted McKittrick on AJ’s second goal.

    McKittrick was assisted by Luke Faulkenberry on McKittrick’s second tally.

  • Tiger fans savoring Sweet 16 shot

    The Clemson Tigers are charging hard into the NCAA Sweet 16 and CU basketball fans are savoring the hardwood success.

    Former Clemson player Mike Bohonak is elated with the Tigers’ two tourney wins, looking for more.

    “I knew they had a good team, but never expected this,” said Bohonak, who played for the Tigers in the mid-1960s. “I’m a lot more optimistic now than I was before.”

  • Red Hawks edge Bruins in extra...

    The Lancaster Bruins dropped a 5-3 home baseball loss in nine innings to Westwood High School of Blythewood in Region III-AAAA play at the LHS field on Tuesday night.

    Westwood defeated the Bruins, 1-0 earlier this month.

    Anson Taylor, who worked 2.2 innings in relief, took the loss. He allowed four hits, two walks and a pair of runs. Taylor struck out one.

    Logan Phillips pitched 6.1 innings, yielding eight hits, two walks and three runs. He fanned three.

  • Veterans key in IL softball...

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Lady Warriors softball team has a strong returning cast back from the 2017 team, which finished 18-7 and captured the Region IV-AAA title.

    The Lady Warriors are led by head coach Monica Barfield, who is in her second season leading ILHS softball.

    Barfield, a former ILHS star softball player, returned to the team last season after guiding the Lady Warriors to Class A state softball titles in 2004, 2005 and 2006.

  • Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models...

    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models will invade Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    During the 2017 racing season at LMS, the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series averaged between 18-21 cars at the half-mile dirt track.

    Speedway winners for the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series were Ben Watkins and  Adam Yarbrough with two wins each and Doug Sanders with a checkers.

    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models consist of Super Late Models, 525's Late Models, Limited Late Models and Crate Late Models combined.

  • Lady Bruins lace Westwood

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins softball team rolled to a 17-0 win over Westwood on Tuesday night at the LHS field.

    The game ended in three innings due to the 15-run mercy rule.

    LHS senior hurler Summer Clinton pitched the first two innings and struck out six and Madison Morris worked the third frame and whiffed two.

    Gracie Revels led the LHS offense with three hits, including a grand slam, with six runs batted in.

    Clinton had two hits, including a home run, with five RBIs.

    Kadaja Cunningham had two hits and drove in a run. 

  • Bruins top Bearcats

    The Lancaster High School boys tennis team captured a closely contested 4-3 match over Class AAAAA foe Rock Hill High School.

    With the match split at 3-3, the Bruins’ Isaac Thomas and Connor Palmeri defeated Henry Sharp and Whit Strickland, 6-4, 6-2 to pull out the close LHS win.

    Lancaster 4 - Rock Hill 3


    • Isaac Thomas (L) defeated Henry Sharp (RH), 6-0, 6-0

    • Connor Palmeri (L) defeated Whit Strickland (RH), 7-5, 6-3

  • Lady Warriors crush Camden

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors rolled to an 8-0 Region IV-AAA soccer win over Camden.

    The ILHS girls, ranked No. 1 in Class AAA girls, led 4-0 at the half.

    Kelsey Long scored four goals and had an assist. Summer Bishop tallied three goals.

    Brianna Bishop also scored a goal for ILHS.

    Emily Gerdes posted three assists. Kailee Erwin added an assist.

    Indian Land had 47 shots on goal to three for Camden.

    Emma Thompson, who had three saves, and Shelby Ryberg teamed for the shutout in goal.

  • AJ golfers best North Central

    The Andrew Jackson High School golf team upped its record to 2-1 with a 245-262 win over North Central on Tuesday.

    The top five scores counted in the match, with AJ winning by 17 shots.

    Mason Sowell led AJ with a 39, followed by Luke Benfield’s 49 and a 51 each from Tad McCowan and Parker Deese. Bryant Greene shot a 55.

    Raegen Brewer, returning from a injury, carded a 60. Jordan Collins posted a 61 and Ameila Rhyne had a 64.

    “We showed a lot of improvement today,” AJ coach Heath Brewer said.

  • Lady Bruins’ Woods shines as...

    Lancaster High School girls senior basketball player Zaria Woods put quite a capper on her prep hoops career.
    Woods, playing in the annual North-South girls all-star basketball game, didn’t close with a win, but she had something to savor from the elite contest, her final high school game, at Lexington High School on Saturday afternoon.
    Woods, with 14 points and 12 rebounds, was named the North stars MVP in the game, a 72-64 South win.