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Today's Sports

  • Yellow Jackets’ Norcia signs...

    Buford High School track star Peyton Norcia will be running with the Wolves.

    Norcia will take the next step in his track career at Newberry College.

    The Wolves’ track program has been rejuvenated for the first time since 1940.

    “Newberry is getting an outstanding person, student and athlete,” said BHS athletics director Eric Funderburk.

    Norcia made his move to compete at the next level, signing with Newberry on April 6 in the BHS conference room.

  • KLS county track meet Saturday

    Lancaster County high school track bragging rights will be at stake April 21 for the 12th annual KLS Running for Ryan track meet at the Lancaster High School track.

    Running for Ryan also serves to promote a greater awareness of KLS – Klein Levin Syndrome.

    The meet is held in memory of Ryan McKinney, a former Lancaster High School track athlete who died in 2006 of cardiac arrhythmia. 

    McKinney, at age 19, died two years following his graduation at Lancaster High School.

  • Determined Warriors look to...

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land High School soccer team missed a state championship match for the first time in five years last spring, but the Warriors are bidding to make it back into the fray for state gold.

  • Carolina Cubs open season on...

    The Carolina Cubs open their Carolina Community All-Star Baseball League (CABL) home season Sunday with a 4 p.m. game with the Chapin BlueJays.

    The Cubs, which include former area prep players, play all of their home games at Republic Field, 500 Dearborn St., in Great Falls.

    Led by coach Kelvin Whitener, the Cubs finished last season with an 18-2 record, losing in the semifinal round of the league playoffs.

    They play all their home games at 4 p.m. 

     

    Carolina Cubs home schedule

  • Raynor signs to play for USCL...

    INDIAN LAND – The University of South Carolina Lancaster volleyball program is adding another key link from the Indian Land High School volleyball team.

    Kailey Raynor will join Lady Warriors’ teammate Olivia Falk, an ace middle blocker/hitter, on the Lancers volleyball team next fall.

    Falk signed with USCL two weeks ago. Raynor joined the Lancers volleyball team April 5, signing a scholarship offer in the ILHS media center.

  • Vols split in beach play

    MYRTLE BEACH – Andrew Jackson High School split a pair of baseball games at the Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach on Tuesday and Wednesday.

    The Volunteers, 10-6, 6-4, defeated Millburn (N.J.) High School, 4-3 on Tuesday, but dropped an 11-4 loss to the Millers on Wednesday.

    Millburn High is the defending Class AAAA state baseball champion in New Jersey and ranked 10th in Class AAAA for the 2018 season.

    In the Vols’ one-run win over Millburn, AJ scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to take the comeback win.

  • Super Stock Shootout set for...

    Lancaster Motor Speedway returns to racing action Saturday with the Faith Funderburke Realty Super Stock Shootout headlining track action.

    Action last week was rained out, but the forecast calls for good weather this week at the half-mile dirt track.

    The Funderburke shootout will pay $1,500 to the winner, $650 for second place, $325 for third place, $200 for fourth place and $150 for fifth place, with $50 to start the main event.

  • Lady Vols focused on soccer run

    Nathan Lowery

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson High girls’ soccer team has four seniors, a seasoned coach and solid hope for the season.

    “We have a great group of girls on this team,” said AJ girls soccer coach Lee Hanna. “We have a very versatile group of players.”

    So far, the Lady Vols are 4-7 this spring, including a 2-0 mark in Region IV-AA play.

  • Bruins take 14-9 win over Jackets

    BUFORD – Lancaster completed a season’s baseball sweep of county rival Buford High School, downing the Jackets, 14-9 in a high-scoring, slugfest at Buford Park on Monday night.

    The Bruins, who defeated Buford, 2-1 on April 3 at home, built a 12-3 lead after six innings and held on for the five-run win.

    Lancaster, with an eight-run second inning, took an 8-1 edge and stayed on top for the victory.

    The teams combined for 27 hits in the game.

  • Volunteers deck Buford 7-1

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson captured the first of two regular-season baseball clashes with Region IV-AA rival Buford High School, taking a 7-1 win over the Jackets on Friday night at the Volunteers field.

    The Volunteers snapped a scoreless draw in second inning, scoring three runs for a 3-0 edge.

    AJ extended its lead in the third with a four-run frame, highlighted by catcher Gavin Phillips’ two-run home run to left center field.