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Today's Sports

  • Bruins thump Trojans, 28-0

    CHESTER – The Lancaster Bruins, on a hot night, came out smoking as LHS scored on its first three possessions in a 28-0 win over Olympic High of Charlotte on Friday in the Chester County Jamboree.
    The Bruins wasted little time in establishing themselves, going 80 yards in eight plays, with senior quarterback Jamias Shropshire dashing eight yards for the first of his two scoring runs on the night.

  • Jackets, Vols fall in Camden...

    CAMDEN – Buford and Andrew Jackson each dropped losses in the 41st annual Camden Shrine Jamboree at Camden’s Zemp Stadium on Friday night.
    Buford, opening play, fell 14-6 to Class AAAA A.C. Flora High School of Columbia.
    The Flora Falcons struck first on a seven-play, 48-yard drive capped by Rodney McNeil’s nine-yard scoring run.
    Thomas McCutchen drilled the extra point to give Flora a 7-0 lead with 7:16 to play in the opening period.

  • Panthers see positives in...

    BALTIMORE – For starters, the Carolina Panthers looked awfully good.
    The rest of the way, it was a mixed bag befitting of a preseason opener.
    After the Panthers’ starters made a strong opening statement, the Baltimore Ravens rallied against the reserves to claim a 22-19 victory over the Panthers at M&T Bank Stadium.

  • Hunter education courses set

    Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge will offer two hunter education course sessions.
    The course is offered Aug. 27 (class 1) and Sept. 24 (Class 2) at the refuge office (23734 Hwy 1, three miles north of McBee.
    The course begins at 8 a.m. and lasts until 5 p.m.
    Pre-register on-line http://www.dnr.sc.gov/education/hunted.html (search by zip code 29101)
    Bring lunch, or money for lunch offsite. Attendees must know their social security number.
    Children, ages 12 and under, must be accompanied by a parent-guardian.

  • Teams look to jamborees

    Buford High School head football coach Tripp Watts is looking to the Jackets’ next chance to go against another foe, which comes Friday in the 41st annual Camden Shrine Jamboree.
    Watts said the Jackets had a mixed bag in their road scrimmage with host McBee High School and Hannah Pamplico of Florence County on Friday afternoon.
    “We had some bright spots, but we also have some areas to work on,” Watts said. “That’s what you can expect from a first scrimmage.

  • 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.”

  • Veterans, newcomers vital in LHS...

    The Lancaster High School volleyball team is in a new season with its share of new faces.
    Veteran LHS coach Betsi O’Shields does return two veteran players in senior captain Kailee Glover and junior captain Ashley Abbott.
    “These two young ladies are two huge assets for this season,” O’Shields said. “They have naturally stepped into the leadership role of captain and are more vocal and focused than ever.

  • Junior golfers shine in all-star...

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association didn’t disappoint in the annual Thomas D. Todd All-Star tournament at the Patriot Golf Club in Ninety Six over the weekend.
    The Lancaster chapter director Raymon Chisom said he expected a stellar effort and the juniors delivered.
    “Those guys were steady and consistent in their play on a tough golf course,” Chisom said. “Our juniors took on the challenge and handled it well.”