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Today's Sports

  • Vols booters seek solid finish

    The Andrew Jackson High School boys soccer team, at 4-11-1 on the season, is hopeful for a solid finish to earn a Class AA Upper State playoff berth this spring.

    The Vols, under second-year head coach Alex Tarque, are young with only one senior, first-year player Seth Hinson.

    “We are a young team with a senior, two juniors, and the rest freshman and sophomores,” Tarque said. “On our junior varsity soccer team, we have a freshman and the rest are eighth and seventh graders.

  • No. 7 LHS to host region field

    The Lancaster High School golf team will put its unbeaten links mark on the line Monday when the Bruins host the Region III-AAAA golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    Lancaster, ranked seventh in the latest Class AAAA poll by the SC Golf Coaches,  is 15-0.

    Lancaster swept a tri-match with Westwood High School of Blythewood and Class AAAAA foe Fort Mill to close out regular-season play.

  • Sowell signs with Savannah State

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School star basketball player Alexxus Sowell knew she wanted to go to Savannah State University and her recent visit sealed it in slam dunk fashion.

  • Lady Bruins rally, edge BHS

    The Region III-AAAA champion Lancaster High Lady Bruins completed a regular-season sweep of Lancaster County School District softball teams with a tough 3-2 extra-inning win over host Buford High School on Wednesday night.

    The LHS girls, 18-2, including a 15-0 regular-season mark, tallied a single run in the top of the eighth inning and held on to edge the rival Lady Jackets.

    BHS led 2-0 after four innings, but Lancaster responded with single runs in the fifth and sixth innings.

  • Bruins cap unbeaten regular...

    The Lancaster High School golf team capped an undefeated regular season with a 15-0 mark after sweeping a tri-match with region foe Westwood and Class AAAAA opponent Fort Mill.

    The Bruins shot a 145 to down Fort Mill, 166 and Westwood, 208. Brady Hinkle and Mason Tucker each carded a 35, while Nick Mangano had a 37. Trey Crenshaw carded a 38.

    Simon Wright carded a 40 and Baylee Evans had a 44. Toby Willis posted a 53.

  • LHS Bruins outlast Cavs, 10-7

    Lancaster boosted its Class AAAA baseball playoff hopes, taking a 10-7 win over Richland Northeast at Doomsday Corner on Tuesday night.

    Hunter Thomas, who worked 2.2 innings of scoreless relief against the Cavaliers, was the winner.

    Raul Garcia Mora went 4.1 frames before Thomas came on for the Bruins win.

    Jamias Shropshire led LHS with two hits and two RBIs. Sergio Vasquez had two hits.

    Matt Rogers ripped a triple and drove home three runs.

  • LSS back in action Saturday

    Lancaster Super Speedway returns to racing Saturday night with a full slate of action.

    Following the track’s Easter break last weekend, the LSS card features the SECA Crate Late Models with some new drivers in the mix Saturday night. These drivers will be preparing for the SECA bonus race next Saturday.

    The action will also feature the Super Stock, SECA Crate Sportsman, Renegade, Pure Stock V8, Vintage and Extreme 4.

  • Lancaster County pool to open...

    The Lancaster County pool, at 106 South Wylie Street, opens for the 2017 season May 27.

    Vicki Robinson is the pool manger.

    Public swimming is Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. to 5, Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30.

  • LHS’s Ames signs with Claflin

    Lancaster High School senior softball player Jada Ames’ dream became reality Tuesday afternoon in the LHS conference room.

    James, a star third baseman for the Lady Bruins, signed a scholarship with NCAA Div. II member Claflin University to continue her education and softball career at the Orangeburg school.

  • Rain washes out Bruins-Vols game

    Rain washed out baseball play Monday night at Lancaster High School’s Doomsday Corner.

    The Bruins were hosting county rival Andrew Jackson High School for their second meeting of the 2017 prep baseball season, but a late evening rain halted action in the bottom of the second inning.

    Lancaster held a 2-1 lead on the Volunteers, but the game was stopped and won’t be reset due to region games to be played and no dates available to play a make-up game.