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Today's Sports

  • Heath Springs plans 1967 state...

    Charles Ussery
    For The Lancaster News

    HEATH SPRINGS – Three years ago the S.C. High School League (SCHSL) celebrated 100 years of history.
    The June 1, 2014, edition of The State newspaper recorded the results provided by SCHSL by decades for various sports.

  • Tight play highlights McMackin...

    Close play highlighted the 13th annual Neil McMackin Memorial golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club Sept. 15.
    The captain’s choice tournament, which drew a course capacity 33 teams, featured gross and net winners during play.
    In the gross division, the team of Jai Bell, Kevin Nobles, Scott Threatt and Jason Knight posted a 53 to take the win.
    A pair of teams tied for second, with each shooting a 55 in the gross division.

  • Fall sports roundup: Sept. 24,...

    LHS swimmers sweep WK, Irmo
    The Lancaster Bruins posted a pair of wins over White Knoll and Irmo in prep swimming action on Wednesday at White Knoll High in Lexington.
    The Bruins swim team took a 224-100 win over White Knoll.
    The LHS boys downed WKHS, 123-45, and the LHS girls topped White Knoll, 101-55.
    Lancaster swept to five of six relay wins in the meet.
    The Bruins also took a 171-168 victory over Class AAAAA foe Irmo.
    The LHS girls downed Irmo, 89-81, but Irmo won the boys meet, 87-82.

  • Junior Warriors drop first loss...

    The Indian Land Junior Warriors saw their four-game win streak stopped in a 28-6 road loss to the Nation Ford Junior Falcons on Thursday night.
    Nation Ford held a 12-6 lead at the half and added a pair of second-half scores on the way to the 22-point win.
    Indian Land’s lone touchdown came on Jiquese Tinsley’s eight-yard touchdown run.
    The Junior Warriors, who have an open date next week, return to play Oct. 11 with a home game with the Columbia High School jayvees.

  • IL’s Starcher big on defense

    INDIAN LAND – Nico Starcher is an old new face on the Indian Land High School football team and the ILHS coaches are glad he’s around, if only for a season.

    Starcher, a transfer from Cuthbertson High School in neighboring Union County, N.C., has found a home with the Warriors.

    “I’m glad to be here,” said Starcher, a senior linebacker. “It’s a brotherhood among my teammates and I love our coaches.

  • Coaches salute Lions trio

    FORT MILL – A trio of Lewisville High School football players reaped top honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.

    The Lions honorees for the Class AAA-AA-A awards included offensive lineman Qay Simpson, defensive lineman Josh Belk and special teams player Tyrus McCullough.

    Simpson, in the Lions’ 40-26 win over Eau Claire High School, graded 88 percent, with 16 highlight blocks and two knockouts.

  • ‘Big E’ making his move in picks

    Just when you thought it was time to dismiss defending Picks champ Ernie Rowell from 2017 contention, he deals a winning hand.

    Rowell, the “Big E,” was singing a victory song last week with a stellar 17-3 effort in the Picks.

    He still has ground to make up, but he said he’s making headway.

    “Yep, I’m picking with my head now, not my heart and I’m moving north instead of south in the Picks,” Ern said. “Going south in the picks is getting way to close to Eddie Land.”

  • River Wars, Baker bounty...

    Lancaster Super Speedway will be hosting the SECA Crate Sportsman River Wars paying $1,500 to win Saturday night.

    The SECA Crate Sportsman is a highly competitive LSS division nearly every Saturday night, but this season one driver – “Wild Bill” Knight has dominated the LSS SECA Crate Sportsman Division.

  • O’Shields has hopes for LHS...

    Lancaster High School veteran volleyball coach Betsi O’Shields is confident the Lady Bruins will come around this season.

    LHS, 3-7, 1-1 in the region, returns a solid veteran cast to lead the 2017 campaign.

    The returning players include senior libero Ashley Abbott, senior setter Keiana Howze and junior Lydia Plyler, a middle hitter.

    Those three players are the LHS captains for the 2017 season.

  • Charges dismissed against USC’s...

    Charges against University of South Carolina basketball player Rakym Felder, stemming for a June 30 incident in Columbia, have been dismissed.

    Felder, a former Indian Land High School basketball star, was arrested July 13 by Columbia police and charged with third-degree assault and battery, Richland County court records indicated at the time.

    The charges stemmed from a Five Points fight in the early hours of June 30, according to a Columbia Police Department incident report.