Today's Sports

  • BHS has solid outlook for new...

    The Buford Yellow Jackets sport solid hope for the 2015-16 high school basketball season.
    The Lady Jackets return a strong cast to the maroon and gold fold, while the BHS boys are upbeat with their new coach Raheem Waller, who brings a wealth of hoops experience to the squad.
    The Lady Jackets are optimistic about their hoops season with a strong cast of players back for coach T.J. Armbrust, in his eighth season leading the BHS girls.

  • Andrew Jackson Vols look strong...

    KERSHAW – Once again, excitement is in the air at Andrew Jackson High School as the 2015-16 cage season begins for the Volunteers.
    The AJ boys hope to improve on last year’s record of 16-7, 10-2. The Lady Vols return eight veterans and look to improve on a 14-8 record.
    The current edition of the Lady Vols will be once again led by veteran coach Dennis Farmer, who is in his 40th season of coaching high school basketball, with 15 years at AJ.

  • LHS Bruins hardwood hopes high

    Optimism abounds for the Lancaster High School hardwood hopes this season.
    The Lady Bruins, coming off a Class AAA state title and an unbeaten season, return their share of key experience from a brilliant 27-0 hoops season.
    The LHS boys, a playoff team last winter, also have their share of seasoned players for the 2015-16 season.
    The LHS girls, of 12th-year coach Ronnie Robinson, return four starters among seven returnees for the new season as they look for a hardwood encore.

  • Lady Vols roar to crown

    RICHBURG –  The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers roared to the title in the Lady Lions Invitational at Lewisville High School on Nov. 24.
    The AJ girls, ninth in the Class AA state girls basketball preseason poll, swept to wins over North Central, 60-32 and Great Falls, 56-22 to capture the championship at the Richburg Class A school.
    The Lady Vols took the crown with the 34-point win over the GFHS Lady Red Devils.
    AJ opened an 8-4 lead after one period and steadily pulled away for the win.

  • LSS’s Turkey Bog on tap today

    Lancaster Super Speedway will host the first Turkey Bog (mud bog) at the new 280-foot Mud Bog Pit at Lancaster Super Speedway today, Nov. 27.
    The classes running will be based on tire size. All first place winners will receive a winner’s plaque.
    ◆ Tire sizes 33-35
    ◆ Tire sizes 36-38
    ◆ Tire sizes 40-42
    ◆ Tire sizes 44-46
    In addition, a $100 bonus goes to the longest distance in the Mud Bog by a truck/jeep, no paddle or tractor tires will be allowed at this competition.

  • Small fry stars win District...

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation small fry all-stars, ages 9-10, continue to make big news in youth football play.
    The LCPRC small fry stars won the Central District football championship, taking a 16-0 win over Fort Mill on Nov. 21.
    The Lancaster small fry stars scored a TD in each half on the way to the win.
    Lancaster County will play for the Upper State title Dec. 5 in Chester where it faces the Western District champion.
    Zi Moffatt and Kaden Sapp each scored a touchdown on a long runs to spark the LC shutout victory.

  • Lady Jackets edge York for crown

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News

    Buford had to work overtime, but it paid big hardwood dividends as the Lady Jackets captured the Buford Preseason basketball tournament title at BHS with a 42-40 overtime win over Class AAAA York on Tuesday night.
    Lady Jackets’ senior Autumn Rabon scored a basket in the closing seconds of the extra period and York missed on what would be its final shot and Buford took the two-point win.

  • LHS girls dump Dorman

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins handled an early test to boost their No. 1 ranking in Class AAA girls hoops.
    Lancaster, the defending Class AAA state basketball champion, opened the 2015-16 season, taking the Lady Cavalier Invitational at Dorman High School in Spartanburg where LHS notched a 50-44 win over host DHS on Tuesday.
    Lancaster, sparked by senior guard Malia Rivers, opened an early lead and protected its edge en route to the title.

  • Buford cheerleaders 4th in state

    The Buford High School varsity cheerleaders have built a tradition of competing in the state cheer field and their latest effort was a top five showing.
    Buford, the Region IV-AA cheer champion, posted a fourth-place effort in the state competition at the University of South Carolina’s Colonial Life Arena in Columbia on Nov. 21.
    BHS, in the state field for the 10th time in the last 11 years, posted 248 points to finish fourth overall in the top 12 field.

  • Teams launch hoops play

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins, the defending Class AAA girls state basketball champions, opened defense of their state title with a 56-38 win over Class AAA foe Wren of Piedmont in the Dorman Lady Cavalier Invitational at Dorman High in Spartanburg on Nov. 23.
    The Lady Bruins, the preseason Class AAA girls No. 1, closed strong to post the 18-point win and earn a bid to the title game Nov. 24 at DHS.
    LHS senior guard Malia Rivers, regarded as one of the top senior players in Class AAA girls, paced the Lady Bruins with 22 points, 16 in the first half.