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Today's Sports

  • Column: Fred was loyal to the...

    The Lancaster High School basketball season has barely tipped off and already the Bruins’ girls and boys teams have lost a key player. So have the football and softball programs.

    If you’re a Bruins’ fan of any consequence, you know the irreplaceable person in reference. He, of course, is Fred Hicklin, a man for all seasons with the Lancaster Bruins.

  • Small fry stars roll

    CHESTER – The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation small fry football all-stars have earned a bid to the Upper State championship game.

    The small fry stars, ages 9-10, captured the Central District championship with a 22-0 win over Fort Mill on Thursday night at Joe Collins Stadium in Chester.

  • Young BHS looks to compete

    The 2016-17 Buford High basketball season features a pair of young teams looking to make strides as the season continues.

    The Buford boys, with five returnees, including two starters, are expecting to be young, but improve as the season moves on.

    Jackets’ second-year coach Raheem Waller has returning starters in junior guards Shylyn Wright and Tanner Wallace.

  • Bass in final ring clash

    Independent wrestler Fuzzy “the Southern Rebel” Bass has finally had enough of cuts, scrapes and bruises.

    Bass, 46, will compete in the ring for the last time on Friday, Dec. 9, during a Lynx Wrestling Alliance fundraiser at 7 p.m. to help with the medical bills of Gwen Parker and Brandy Watts.

  • Rec soccer stars advance to...

    Two Lancaster County Parks and Recreation all-star soccer teams are headed to the state tournament after winning Central District championships in Fort Mill earlier this month.

    The 12U county stars blanked Kershaw County, 9-0 to net a state bid in Sumter.

    Sergio Pavon paced the 12U stars with three goals. Jacob Starnes and Joshua Ramirez each tallied two goals.

  • Cox helps North in all-star win

    Staff Reports

    The North All-Stars earned a measure of revenge when the Upstate elite links team topped the South stars at the annual SCACA Girls’ North-South All-Star golf matches.

    The Ryder Cup style matches were played at Timberlake Country Club in Chapin on Nov. 12.

  • Tigers top Vols, 28-12

    SALUDA – Malik Brooks and the second-ranked Saluda Tigers just keep flowing in the Class AA Upper State football playoffs.

    The SHS Tigers, led by senior ace running back Brooks, were just a little too much for the visiting Andrew Jackson Volunteers in a 28-12 Class AA Upper State second-round win at Saluda’s Bettis Herlong Stadium on Friday night.

  • Eagles soared to 1966 Class B...

    KERSHAW – The 1966 Kershaw Eagles are celebrating their golden anniversary football season which earned gridiron gold.

    A flock of former Eagles of the Class B state championship team recently gathered at the Kershaw Recreation Center to remember and savor the special football season under the late coach Bill Few.

  • Bruins have solid hoops hopes

    The Lancaster Bruins made playoff runs last season and LHS hoops hopes are solid to do it again for the 2016-17 season as they compete in Class AAAA.

    The LHS boys, who were the region runner-up and advanced to second-round play, have a solid core back for coach Ricardo Priester’s 12th season leading the Bruins.

    The Lady Bruins, who won the Class AAA state title two years ago, won the region last season, earned a playoff bid and advanced to third-round play last winter.

  • Lady Vols win Lewisville tourney

    Staff Reports

    RICHBURG – The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers swept to a pair of wins to capture the Lewisville preseason girls basketball tournament crown Tuesday at the LHS gym.

    AJ, coming off a 17-4 season, wrapped up the title with a 56-31 win over Class A foe Great Falls.

    AJ opened the tournament with a 52-29 win over North Central on Monday.