Today's Sports

  • Jackets charge by Rams

    CHESTERFIELD – A happy Buford High School head football coach Tripp Watts sounded somewhat prophetic as he addressed his elated Jackets on Thursday night after BHS decked the host Chesterfield Rams, 35-25.
    “How many points did I say we needed to score to win this game?” said Watts. “We said 35 and that’s what we did.

  • Warriors garner national soccer...

    INDIAN LAND – The 2016 Indian Land High School soccer season, which produced a fifth straight Class AA Upper State title and bid to the AA state title match, has been history for five months, but the honors keep coming for the ILHS booters.
    Indian Land High School veteran soccer coach Adam Cole said his team was honored last week with two awards from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America  (NSCAA).
    The Warriors were honored with a national award for the 2016 season, earning the National High School Team Academic Award.

  • NGA Red Rose City Classic set...

    Staff Reports
    The second annual Natural Bodybuilding Show – the NGA Red Rose City Classic – is Oct. 15 at the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Bradley Building.
    Former Lancaster High School athlete Kennett Washington, a fitness expert, natural pro bodybuilder and owner of Healing Strength Personal Training in Charlotte, hosts the show.
    Doors open for the general public for prejudging at 10 a.m., with doors to open for the evening show at 5 p.m.

  • Bruins edge Redhawks

    BLYTHEWOOD – Lancaster High School head football coach Bobby Collins was happy, but not looking to tarry.
    “When you get a win on the road in region play against a good football team, you take it and go,” said Collins as he headed for the LHS bus in leaving Richland District Two Stadium on Friday night. “We take it, get home and move on to the next one.”
    If it seemed somewhat of a late escape, Collins wasn’t complaining.

  • Todd Talford strong in taking...

    For a competitor in his first national meet, Lancaster powerlifter Todd Talford fared quite well – best in the country.
    Talford, a powerlifter since 2011, won the national championship in the USA Powerlifting Bench Press National Championship in Aurora, Colo., on Sept. 10.
    Talford, competing in the raw division where he holds three S.C. state records, won the national crown with a 424-pound effort.
    Previously, he had won competitions in Raleigh (state meet) and Fort Mill (Battle of the Border).

  • Braves spoil Vols’ homecoming

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

  • Cycs notch 34-10 win over...

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News

  • AJ’s Dalton Haven reaps double...

    FORT MILL – Andrew Jackson High School senior football stalwart Dalton “Tex” Haven was a rare double winner at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.
    Haven, for his play in AJ’s 35-12 win over seventh-ranked Lee Central of Bishopville, was selected the Division II (Class AAA-AA-A) Offensive Player of the Week as well as the Defensive Lineman of the Week for the Vols ranked 10th in the Class AA state poll this week.

  • Lady Vols rally to advance in AA...

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers’ volleyball earned a little postseason court revenge Wednesday night in the opening round of the Class AA Upper State playoffs in the AJ gym.
    Two seasons ago, Liberty knocked Andrew Jackson out of the playoffs, so for the Lady Vols, it was payback time.
    “We knew it was going to be a battle as Liberty consistently produces strong teams,” AJ coach John Verdugo said. “Liberty’s coach Carla Simpson always has her teams ready to play good volleyball.”

  • LHS secondary trio looks to make...

    For three senior members of the Lancaster High secondary – Keenan Barnes, C.D. Catoe and Nigel McCollum – last takes on significant meaning tonight at Memorial Stadium.
    The Bruins’ senior trio represents the last line of defense on what will likely be their last game at the LHS field.
    The Lancaster playoff hopes, which hinge on this game and the road contest next Thursday with Richland Northeast, will likely have the Bruins on the road.