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Today's Sports

  • Jackets finish strong for split

    BUFORD – Buford and rival Andrew Jackson were locked in a tight hardwood battle, but then Jackets ignited in an impressive finish for a 53-40 basketball win over the Volunteers at BHS on Tuesday night.

    The Jackets’ 13-point win gave Buford a split of the varsity twin bill in the first of two hoops meetings on the 2017-18 Region IV-AA basketball season.

    The Lady Vols, on the other hand, held off the surging Lady Jackets for a tough 45-42 win over the Buford girls.

  • Bruins rally, net region win

    The Lancaster Bruins got off the snide in a big way Tuesday night at home.

    The LHS boys, who went winless in region play last season and had not posted a region win in 15 games dating back to a 58-52 region road win over Union County on Feb. 5, 2016, ended the skein in its game with Richland Northeast at home on Tuesday.

    The Bruins, with a fourth-quarter surge, finished strong for a 52-48 win over Richland Northeast.

  • Brunson named Player of the Game...

    GREENVILLE – Sha'Ron Brunson, a former Lancaster High girls basketball star, was named the PlanFIRST Player of the Game for the Bob Jones University Bruins women's basketball team Jan. 13.

    Brunson led the team with 16 points in the 79-76 win over Trinity College.

    Brunson, a senior journalism and mass communication major from Lancaster, played high school basketball for coach Ronnie Robinson at LHS.

  • Junior Jackets down Andrew...

    The Buford High School junior varsity basketball team posted a 49-41 win over rival Andrew Jackson to open play in the first of three games at BHS on Tuesday night.

    During the first quarter, Andrew Jackson was firing on all cylinders, taking a 15-9 lead entering second-period play.

    In the second quarter, the Junior Vols and Junior Jackets  blazed from the field, with BHS on top 22-19.

    The Junior Jackets’ Tyler Vespe nailed a buzzer beater trey to cap the first half for Buford’s three-point lead at the half.

  • 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.