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  • Lambert to lead AJ offense,...

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School second-year head football coach C.J. Frye will look to a pair of new coordinators to boost his Volunteers’ team this season.
    Frye, who led AJ to a 3-7 record last season, will look to Robert Lambert to guide the offense, and Brenton “Bub” Walters to lead the defense.
    Frye said he’s confident both coaches can do the job.
    Lambert, a Detroit native, is a 19-year faculty member at AJ where he is a ROTC instructor who also teaches SAT prep and advanced weight training.

  • Sims earns national crown

    Fuller Sims, a standout Kershaw youth football player, recently earned a prestigious national honor.
    Sims, who played on the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation small fry football all-stars who won the Central District title, Upper State title and finished as the state runner-up last season, was recently crowned 12U National Champion Lineman at the 2016 AAU National Championship in Spartanburg on July 16.
    Sims, over the summer, participated in several AAU football combines held in Rock Hill, Gastonia, Spartanburg and Greenville.

  • Rain can’t dampen Fan Fest

    CHARLOTTE – The rain came down in sheets, but neither Panthers fans nor Carolina’s players showed any signs of dampened spirits.
    “It was pouring down rain when we came on the field, and there were so many people in the stands,” fullback Mike Tolbert said following Friday night’s Fan Fest at Bank of America Stadium. “That’s support, for them to stick through that and watch us practice. Hopefully we did them proud.”

  • Old rivals to battle at IL

    County bragging rights are on the line again this week at Indian Land’s Reservation.
    The host Warriors will battle Buford in the county’s oldest rivalry.  IL is coming off a 47-10 home loss to Lancaster, while Buford rolled to a 35-6 win over Franklin Christian.
    In other games, AJ takes a long road trip to Aynor in hopes of rebounding from a 36-6 loss to Lewisville.
    Lancaster is idle this week with an open date.
    Buford High coach Tripp Watts said the Jackets face a battle at ILHS.

  • Bear Hug Brawl ‘fit to be tied’

    The fifth annual Bear Hug Brawl was a tight defensive battle Saturday afternoon at Buford High’s Jacket Stadium.
    The junior varsity football jamboree, featuring all four county schools, saw only one game produce points.
    The Brawl’s final clash saw the host Buford Junior Jackets and Andrew Jackson battle to an 8-all tie at the wire.
    The Junior Jackets tallied on a 70-yard drive, with quarterback Webber Moore scoring on a nine-yard run.
    On the conversion, Ja’Tavis Crockett tallied for an 8-0 BHS lead on the Junior Volunteers.

  • Lindsay posts first-ever win at...

    Saturday night was a beautiful evening at Lancaster Super Speedway, with blazing racing, lower temperatures and heated tempers flaring.
    The SECA Crate Late Model main front row had Pat Lindsay and Benji Knight.
    At the green flag, Lindsay, Knight, Brandy Baker and Timbo Mangum roared into turn one battling for the lead. Exiting turn two, Lindsay led, while Knight, Baker, Mangum, Travis Steele and Manley Chaney contested for second.

  • Fifth Bear Hug Brawl ready to...

    The Lancaster County junior varsity football teams and cheerleaders will be in the spotlight Saturday at Buford High School’s Jacket Stadium.
    The fifth annual Bear Hug Brawl is set with the opening action at 10:10 a.m.
    The Bear Hug Brawl, held in memory of the late Seth Muennich, a former BHS Junior Jackets football player. Muennich died in an auto accident near the school in 2011. He was 14 at the time of his death.

  • BHS duo big part of team

    Buford High School third-year head coach Tripp Watts regards senior running back Isaah Nesbit and wide receiver Rhylee Blackmon as a big part of the Jackets’ team.
    Watts is hoping Nesbit and Blackmon, who have missed much of the preseason with injuries, can make an impact in a hurry.
    Nesbit, who injured his neck in a preseason scrimmage at McBee High School, has been cleared to play and is expected to be in the lineup tonight when the Jackets face Franklin Christian in their opener.

  • Junior golfers focused on all-...

    Lancaster junior golfers will be seeking top honors this weekend as they play in the annual Thomas D. Todd all-star tournament at the Patriot Golf Club in Ninety Six.
    The Lancaster chapter has 12 junior golfers competing in the all-star field Aug. 20-21.
    The LJGA members earned their shot to play with top showings in the chapter’s 2016 tournaments during the spring and summer.
    The annual Roy Small Junior Championship, held at the Lancaster Golf Club on July 25-26, capped the chapter’s season.

  • SECA Crate Late Models, Vintage...

    Lancaster Super Speedway roars back to action Saturday night.
    The LSS card is headlined by the popular SECA Crate Late Model Division.
    On July 30, “The Gambler,” Brandy Baker, won the SECA Crate Late Model Division race at Lancaster Super Speedway.
    Baker had to earn it though as Travis Steele pressured him the entire race for the lead.
    LSS racing fans can expect to see those  two drivers along with Hank Taylor, Timbo Mangum, Benji Knight, Mike Huey, Mac Huey, Manley Chaney and Charles Kluttz competing for the win.