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Today's Sports

  • Horn wins third national crown

    Indian Land area youth wrestler Joshua Horn has captured his third national wrestling title.

    Horn, who had a slow start to his wrestling season with a broken ankle to miss the first two months of mat action, came on strong.

    Horn finished on top with his third national title.

    He traveled to the AAU All-American Spring Nationals in Kingsport, Tenn., where he had three straight pins earning him his third national title.

    He was also named “All-American Wrestler” for the sixth time.

  • Martin: Thornwell is still vital...

    FORT LAWN – Former Lancaster High School basketball star Sindarius Thornwell is a year removed from his college days at the University of South Carolina, but Gamecock hoops coach Frank Martin still holds him close to his program.

    Thornwell, the SEC Player of the Year in 2016-17 when the Gamecocks made their first-ever Final Four run, just completed his rookie season with the Los Angeles Clippers.

  • Vols looking to finish strong

    Nathan Lowery

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – So far, the Andrew Jackson High School boys’ soccer team is 13-2 on the year, undefeated in conference play, and making a push for a region crown, as well as the Class AA soccer playoffs.

    It’s night and day from last year’s nightmarish 2-16 campaign.

     “Last year was tough. We were playing hard, but still losing.” said Vols soccer coach Alex Tarque, who is in his third year guiding the AJ booters.

  • Baker wins Funderburke Realty...

    Veteran driver Brandy Baker captured the Faith Funderburke Realty Super Stock win to highlight racing action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    Going into the race, which paid $1,500 to win as the track’s top race Saturday, discussion had Baker, known as “The Gambler,” and Timbo Mangum as the favorites.

    The two ace drivers have quite a history between them over nearly two decades of racing against each other and building one of the biggest rivalries in all of Carolinas dirt track racing.

  • Vols blank Cyclones in soccer

    The Andrew Jackson High School Volunteers soccer team upped its record to 13-2, posting a 2-0 home win over Class AAA foe Chester High School on Monday night.

    Bryce Phillips gave the Volunteers the only goal they would need, scoring on an assist from Jared Truesdale in the first half.

    AJ’s second goal came from Mason McKittrick on a steal from the Chester High center back.

    Vols keeper Tyler Williams notched the shutout with four saves in the match.

    Phillips was selected the AJ player of the game in the Vols’ win over Chester.

  • 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.