Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Jackets rally to edge Warriors

    Host Buford won a hard-fought soccer match, taking a 2-1 win over Indian Land on Thursday night.
    In the first half, both teams battled, creating opportunities, but the defenses held strong and the first half was scoreless.
    Indian Land took a 1-0 lead as the Warriors’ senior Joe Tombs brushed the ball to the right from out on the left wing, and took a great shot, to put the Warriors up, 1-0.
    Buford battled to answer the goal.
    The answer came in the 68th minute when Indian Land was whistled for a hand ball just outside the 18-yard box.

  • Moyer receives fitting farewell

    Jeff Moyer, the late Buford High School coach and teacher who died from brain cancer earlier this month, was better known as “Coach Mo.”
    “Coach Mo,” often related to colleagues, students and players, he was known as “The Legend.”
    Fittingly so, “Coach Mo” was remembered as a BHS legend, one who could generate laughter, reverence and motivation, during a memorial service in the BHS gym on Sunday afternoon.

  • Bruins deck Blazers, 9-2

    The Lancaster Bruins completed a Region III-AAAA regular season baseball sweep of Ridge View, taking a 9-2 win over the Blazers on Friday night.
    LHS, which earlier defeated RVHS 12-11, was led by Hunter Thomas, who hurled the win in five innings.
    Thomas struck out five and allowed three hits, two runs and a walk.
    Anson Taylor hurled the final two frames in scoreless relief with a strikeout.
    J.P. Cunningham led the Bruins eight-hit attack with two hits, including a double, and scored four runs.

  • Buford blanks Lewisville, 6-0

    The Buford High School girls soccer team handed Lewisville its first loss, taking a 6-0 win over the Lions on Monday night.
    Buford, in its best game of the season, according to coach Bob Bowen, was led by freshman Marisa King with four goals.
    Isabella Jones netted two.
    Madison Funderburk had the shutout in goal.
    Payton Howell and Nadia Rivera led the BHs defensive effort.
    The Jackets, 3-3, host Indian land on Thursday and North Central on Friday.

  • ‘Superman’ Jonathan Davenport...

    One of the biggest stars in Super Late Model racing, well known in the dirt track racing as well, invaded Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night to compete with the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series.
    The Carolinas dirt racing world buzzed about the two-day opening weekend show at LMS, but when it was announced on social media that the driver known as “Superman,” Jonathan Davenport, was coming to Lancaster for the two-day show, the excitement level soared.

  • Lady Bruins claw Blazers

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins blasted Ridge View, 26-0 to stay unbeaten in Region III-AAAA softball play.
    Madison Morris hurled a one-hitter to pace the Lady Bruins in the shuout halted after three innings Friday night. Morris, at the plate, had two hits.
    Taylor Ames supplied four hits, including two home runs, and drove in eight runs.
    Gracie Revels rapped four hits, including two home runs, and drove in six runs.
    Ashley Abbott had four hits and five RBIs.
    Alexus Lowery and Sydney Cauthen each had three hits and two RBIs.

  • Bruins golfers win 2 matches

    The Lancaster Bruins upped their golf mark to 4-0, taking two wins in a three-way match with Buford High School and South Pointe on Monday.
    Lancaster shot a two-under 142 to top the field, followed by Buford’s 173 and South Pointe’s 190.
    Trey Crenshaw led LHS with a 33, followed by Brady Hinkle’s 35. Mason Tucker carded a 36. Simon Wright and Baylee Evans each had a 38.
    Nick Mangano shot a 40 and Cadi Mangano finished with a 46.

  • Carley Sims’ blast lifts AJ

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers used a clutch long ball to take an 8-7 softball win over county rival Lancaster High School at the LHS field on Thursday night.

    AJ, coming off a Region IV-AA loss to Cheraw, trailed 4-1 after three innings, but the Lady Vols rallied to take a 6-4 lead in the top of the sixth inning.

    Lancaster, unbeaten on the season coming into the game, rallied to tie the game at 6-all.

    In the top of the seventh, the visiting Lady Vols struck for two runs which gave them the win.

  • Vols down top-rated Lions

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers baseball team rallied for a 4-3 win over Lewisville High School at the Andrew Jackson High School baseball field on Thursday night.

    Lewisville, ranked No. 1 in the latest Class A state baseball poll, recently captured the Comporium Preseason Invitational, which opened play at AJ and closed play in Buford Park at Buford High School.

    The Vols ignited for two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to take the one-run win over the Lions on Thursday night.